Photoshop Madness Meets Designing Women

by Staff

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Mary of Time, space and quality

... part of the 18th Annual Designing Women issue

Educated at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Mary GrandPre began her career as a conceptual illustrator for local editorial clients. Her concerns for light, color, drawing, and design came together in evocative, ethereal pastel paintings evolving toward a style she now calls "soft geometry".
      From there she climbed up the ivory tower of graphic design (See her Wikipedia Bio!!) Recently, she was featured on the cover of Time Magazine for her work with the Harry Potter Series and also worked as a visionary in the environment/scenery development in Dreamworks animated film Antz
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Melinda Beck : lovable fun

... part of the 18th Annual Designing Women issue

How can you not just fall in love with the art of Melinda Beck!
      Melinda Beck is an illustrator, animator and graphic designer based in Brooklyn, New York. She received a BFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1989. Her various portfolio galleries are not to be missed. Also see her Facebook ; an interview with Shiny Squirrel; a little photo of Melinda ; and her wonderful little Saturday morning cartoon you can share with the kids!
READ THIS REPORT Full story at Melinda's web site:
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strawberryLuna : Female Designers

... part of the 18th Annual Designing Women issue

We loved our visit to strawberryluna and we think you will too, not just for this article, but a whole lot more!
      Strawberryluna is Allison & Craig, a pair of designers, illustrators, and screenprinters as well as music and film nerds based in Pittsburgh, PA. Allison says : "... the correct way to spell our studio name is “strawberryluna”. All one word, all lower case. Full on. When it’s good, you don’t need to shout."
READ THIS REPORT Full story : strawberryLuna : Female Designers
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Searching for good Photoshop images and tutorials amongst all the total madness out on the web Don't let Photoshop Madness get you down!

There are always lots of spectacular Photoshop images and visuals out there! Share them! We'll be back shortly with MORE Photoshop Madness ... and please -- BE CAREFUL WHERE YOU SURF ... but when you do find a great Photoshop practitioner, or a good Photoshop tutorial, please share it with us! If you create Photoshop Tutorials yourself, please post your info here so you can be considered for a Photoshop Fave!

Of course, some of our favorite editions of Photoshop Madness can be found in the legacy Photoshop Tips & Tricks web site!
See the last edition of Photoshop Madness

GO Photoshop (Designing Women) Madness

And, thanks for reading

Fred Showker

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