Spring Creative . . . May Creative Update #1

Spring is now in full swing and cool stuff is busting out all over -- much of which is driven by senior design classes and design school graduates. This creative surf takes us to places we've been, and some new digs yet discovered. . . :
* Meet Illustrator David Seguin : Put on a real face
* Zhikharev Eduard bends reality with digital art
* Colin Johnson of great detail, large and small
* The Fascinating World of Don Carson
* Brazilian Branding with Adilson
... and more ! May 14, 2013

DTG News for May 2013

01 Welcome new subscribers
02 Photoshop (May Color) Madness
03 Photoshop : Eye color, depth, hue and enhancement tips tutorial
04 CREATIVE: Spring brings fresh design and design students portfolios
05 Ally Lands A Brand
06 Adobe InDesign never could do decent equations or symbols. . . until now
07 Can magazines be a viable advertising option for small business?
08 What happens to your digital estate and online holdings when you die?
09 What is ICANN doing? What were they thinking?
10 60 seconds : The 100 Most Influential People in the World
11 &Else News, Views and Reviews :
12 Web Business : The Economics Of Allowing Aereo Television on Internet
13 French translation of Anne-Marie's article!
14 THe Alphabet Book revisited
15 May & June Design Graduates: CONGRATULATIONS again!
16 April showers brought May flowers, colors and Mothers . . .
17 Thanks for reading... May 1, 2013

Ally Lands A Brand

Design management consultant Ted Leonhardt, formerly global head of Anthem, has penned a series of columns dealing with business issues facing emerging designers. This is the second of the series of five pieces, which explore: How to land a brand design assignment, learning to negotiate, getting a job at the firm of your choice, and taking control of salary negotiations.... April 29, 2013

Air Display app turns your tablet or smart phone into a second screen

Ever wonder what multiple screens could do to enhance your productivity and ability to deliver on time? Well, much more screen real estate could be the answer to getting more done! April 29, 2013

Photoshop designers now have an accurate way to preview designs on the iPhone

Going mobile -- designers need to be able to "see" mobile design and interfaces! Photoshop designers now have an accurate way to preview designs on the iPhone while designing apps, mobile websites, and social media graphics on the Photoshop canvas in real-time. April 28, 2013

Adobe InDesign never could do half decent math equations or symbols. . . until now

Isn't it amazing that a company as big as Adobe cannot get its software to make decent math equations and symbols. We were amazed at MathMagic Pro a standalone multi-purpose equation editor for mathematical equations and scientific symbols ... with a plug-in specifically for Adobe InDesign April 27, 2013

CREATIVE: Spring brings fresh design and design students portfolios

It's spring and graphic design is busting out all over . . . this creative surf brought us tons of beautiful work, students, graphics shows and even a book about making alphabets. . . :
* Learn to "Draw Your Own Alphabets" by Hand With a Book by Graphic Designer Tony Seddon
* David Hillman, Google Creative Lab ECD & other leading creatives discuss
* Seniors display culmination of work throughout their college careers
* Students impress local night club owners with graphic design project
* Feast Your Eyes: Senior Graphic design students serve 'design stew'
* Rutgers publishing program trains writers and designers together
* Bop Design Announces Tips for Working with Graphic Designers
* Meet : Lavender & Honey for fresh eye-candy
* Brain Candy gives young designers a boost
* Graphic Design: Now in Production
... and more ! April 27, 2013

Photoshop : Eye color, depth, hue and enhancement tips tutorial

Thanks to Yoshua Sunjo for sending in this full Photoshop tutorial (w/pictorial) ... Yoshua writes : "In this two-step tutorial I'll demonstrate how to enhance eyes while still keeping the eyes realistic in appearance. I'll include some Effects, tips, tricks" April 26, 2013

Photoshop (May Color) Madness

PHOTOSHOP MADNESS is where you practically go mad trying to find the most useful stuff for Photoshop! But seriously folks, it's spring, and we're on the search for cool color stuff in Photoshop, so stand by here we go . . .
* Premiere Pro CS6's new Three-Way Color Corrector tool step-by-step
* Color Correction and Enhancement in Adobe Photoshop CS6
* How To Use Blend Modes With Color Channels In Photoshop
* Thread: Hue Value Chroma Color Swatches For Photoshop
* How to Use Color Balance Controls in Photoshop CS6
* 3d Color Splash 3d In Resolution Of Hd Wallpapers
* Adobe Photoshop Color Blindness Filters
* An Easy Guide To HSL Color In CSS3
* Photoshop PSD File: Color Wheel
* Adobe SpeedGrade CS6
... and MORE April 26, 2013

DiapoSheet Quickly Layouts Photo and Metadata on a PDF Contact Sheet

DiapoSheet for Mac is a pretty neat application that lets you quickly layout your photos with metadata-exif and get a professional contact sheet PDF file. Drag a folder containing images onto the DiapoSheet window and you are done. April 26, 2013