Photoshop (Video) Madness for Back to School 2

Here's a special edition of PHOTOSHOP MADNESS specifically focusing on VIDEO training -- and here, we're back with more following last week's madness! We really love the Long exposure, night photography tutorial from Russell Brown . . . but we think you'll like them all:
* Photoshop Retouching Tutorial. Part 4 high pass skin softening
* Photographer: Aesthete Studios :: Principles of dodge & burn
* How to change the color of a jacket in Photoshop
* Remodelling a Difficult Body Figure in Photoshop
* Photoshop CS6: Body sculpting with Liquify
* Studio Portrait Retouch Video Tutorial
* Long Exposure Night Photography
... and MORE August 7, 2013

Photoshop Madness: JULY Flags and other madness

PHOTOSHOP MADNESS is where you practically go mad trying to find the most useful stuff for Photoshop when you need real color advice. It's July again, so we thought there should be some flag waving Photoshop content out there. Funny because little has changed. We did the FIRST "flag face" Photoshop tutorial back in the early 1990s, using Photoshop 3.5. Yup -- used a displacement map. YES, and if you ever wanted to put a flag on your lips, we've even got two of those! Here we go :
* Photoshop Tutorial: Creating a Real Looking Flag
* Photoshop Country Flag onto Lips Tutorial
* Nathan Grant did it best in Photoshop
* Tips: How To Photoshop Flags On Lips
* How to make A Realistic Flag
* Realistic Flag in Photoshop
* Paint a flag on a face
* Free Download HELL
* Painting the Wall
... and MORE June 25, 2013

Photoshop Madness : Summertime COLOR

PHOTOSHOP MADNESS is where you practically go mad trying to find the most useful stuff for Photoshop when you need real color advice. This month we've found some very-cool resources, and tutorials -- and -- unfortunately we discovered another rip-off site that will take your money for other people's content! Here we go :
* Basic to Advanced Flesh Tone Color Theory and Illustration Techniques for Photoshop
* Differences between RAW vs JPEG in Digital Photography (VIDEO)
* Creating Color Mockups in Photoshop CS4
* BEWARE :: Steer Clear of "DocStoc.com"
* How to color correct skin in Photoshop
* Freebie :: Color Palette Template
* Prepping Graphics for Print
... and MORE May 29, 2013

Online Social Media Update : JUNE, vacations, travel

This Social Media update jumps into June and you can go along! Take your mobile device, iPad or laptop along this summer on vacation so you can keep up with new social media trends . . .
* Social media users say Pinterest is as popular as Twitter
* Unconventional ways to boost your Facebook engagement
* Maximize the social media presence at your next event
* Take advantage of Facebook's new cover photo rules
* Tweeting your way to a successful industry blog
* Let social media do good work for you
* Twitter App Update Improves Search
* Is Social Media Advertising or PR?
* Write more successful blog posts
* The Unbreakable Rules of Video
.... and the continuing world of social media and networking May 29, 2013

Online Social Media Update for Mid May

This Social Media update in the middle of May looks at Google+ hangouts, audiences, promotions, and preventing nightmares --
* Hangouts and Communities: The Road to Google+ [INFOGRAPHIC]
* How to Diagnose the Health of Your Social Media Strategy
* Discover more about your audience with social media
* How to Create Highly Engaging & Sharable Graphics
* Boost your Facebook engagement with promotions
* Can you prevent social media PR nightmares?
* Effectively manage a LinkedIn group
* Getting a grip on your social media
.... and the continuing world of social media and networking May 22, 2013

Online Social Media Update for May

This Social Media update joins spring changes coming to the whole world of online media -- from burn-out to flubs, to promotions and marketing -- let's catch up
* 5 tips for avoiding social media burnout - Social Media Today
* 6 ways to avoid a personal PR crisis on social media
* 7 NEW things to do after you've written a blog post
* 5 Ways Social Media Can Promote Your Offline Event
* Boost engagement on your LinkedIn company page
* 5 tips to reduce risk of social media flubs
* 7 simple social media moves that work
.... and the continuing world of social media and networking May 15, 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

Photoshop Madness Meets Designing Women Again

We'll continue our Designing Women series with Women Designers who are featured in the latest Adobe Master Class ... celebrating Women's History Month with . . .
* Brooke Shaden Visual trips to places unseen
* Riley Kern : Retro in the Rockwell style
* Star Foreman diverse portfolio
* Zhang Jingna attitude to spare
* Sarah Wilmer : dark dreams
* ... and MORE March 29, 2013

IOU: What To Do When the Chips are Down

My friend Susan Kirkland is back again this month with some sage advice for those freelancing or running their own business in the creative world -- trying to survive in an edgy economy. March 19, 2013

March on: Designing Women

March is probably one of my favorite months simply because it usually marks the end of winter and begins to see the beginnings of spring. I know that summer isn't too far away! I also love preparing for March, because 18 years ago we decided to begin featuring women in the design, graphics, illustration, photography and other visual arts fields as an adjunct celebration to Women's History Month. So let me share just a few of the "official" links for March ... March 1, 2013