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Textura: Valencia Street Art

We've seen a number of spectacular books surrounding the topic of graffiti. Last year, the Bay Area Graffiti ranked among our BEST awards. Now, from the streets of Valencia, Spain's third largest city, comes a hotbed of vibrant street art, the best of which is featured in Textura: Valencia Street Art November 14, 2009

New Gallo Fonts

We've got a bunch of new fonts to show off -- all created by Gerald Gallo! His picture and dingbat fonts are a specialty with a new quilt pattern font along with flowers, fish and birds, and a family of new display fonts called Dots. November 13, 2009

Elements: Color Correction for Photographers

Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski cover the details of color correction in Adobe Photoshop Elements 7, including working with histograms, studio photo correction, adjusting flesh tones, converting from color to black and white, and more. November 13, 2009

Clip Art Images -- huge collection

You won't find a more talented group of artists than at Jumsoft. Their work is immaculate, snappy and always sparkles. They've established a look and feel for their templates and art like no one else in the world. Now they've released a 500 piece collection of clip art for Apple Pages users. November 11, 2009

Twitter Tweet Jerks

As a relatively new Twitter user, I'm disturbed at some of the practices showing up in the tweet stream. Yes, it's good finding so many wonderful resources ... but some of the tweeters just aren't "our" kind of people ... November 3, 2009

Tutorial: Brushed Silver Text Effect

IN THIS ETC TUTORIAL we will be creating a brushed silver reflective text effect. We will also be creating the accompanying abstract reflective watery background scene. November 2, 2009

Negative Space: nothing says a lot

Someone asked about "Negative Space" and then blogs all over the place picked up the buzz word -- but nobody actually delves into the psychology and philosophy of designing with negative space. It's one of the most powerful tools a graphic designer's toolbox. October 29, 2009

Designing Spaces

Designing Spaces - in logo designing, as well as other design and page layout projects you can leverage the space that contains nothing -- Negative Space. Here are some examples of brilliant use of negative space. October 29, 2009

Logos: of Negative Space

Designing a logo is a process that combines a thorough understanding of the essence of the client's message. When a designer sends the message utilizing multiple images within a unique single image -- we call that a "world class logo" October 29, 2009

Parkol: graphic design & negative space

Further explorations into the design of negative space takes us to the design studios of Nick Senin Parkol from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Nick demonstrates how negative space affects the content and message of graphic design October 29, 2009