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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

Negative Space: the book

World-Renowned Illustrator's New Book Negative Space Showcases a Collection of Bar's Most Impressive Social & Political Art ... Here are some examples of brilliant use of negative space. October 29, 2009

Beyond Digital Photography

Cher Threinen-Pendarvis and Donal Jolley share their extravagant talents to show you just some of the possibilities in transforming you digital photos into true works of art. October 29, 2009

Elements Plus filters, masks and more

Andrei Doubrovski's latest Adobe Photoshop Elements Plus kit includes smart filters, vector masks, and many more advanced tools normally hidden under the hood -- unlocking undocumented advanced functions in Photoshop Elements October 29, 2009

Time Billing for Freelancers

Who has the most problem keeping up with time tracking, invoicing, billing, and profitability? Creatives? Desktop Publishers? Graphic artists? You bet. Fanurio time tracking and billing software may be your solution October 29, 2009

Remove red-eye with ease

The Beryl Plugin for Adobe Photoshop and Elements automatically removes the red-eye effect from digital photos. With a focus on ease-of-use, choose to have Beryl process images automatically, or manually select the threshold amount of removal required. October 29, 2009

Master Panoramic Photography

Use panoramic photography to realize scenes that could otherwise never be captured in an image or seen with the naked eye -- this provides you with everything you need to know October 29, 2009

ArtOptimizer for Illustrator

ArtOptimizer will reduce Illustrator job size and speed up processing by eliminating excess image data and performing essential image adjustments October 29, 2009