DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for July, 2016

DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #7 ~ July
Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to this year's Back to Design School issue, and our Fall Fonts Festival kicking off in September!
SURF's UP.. Summer is almost over!

  • 01 JULY 2016 - Digital Photography, photos, and all fun in the sun ...
  • 02 Photoshop Madness : Make Your Own Angry Bird Fan Art With Photoshop
  • 03 60 Seconds 334: Why use Spotify?
  • 04 4th of July Nails
  • 05 Creative Tidbits #209: body painting, Photoshop filters,
    . . . type and typography and more
  • 06 2016 Elections : Now you can dress and undress your favorite candidates
    . . . Trump, Clinton, or Sanders, or all three!
  • 07 Illustrator vector cupcakes and muffins!
  • 08 This could be the most important drawing software since Adobe Illustrator
  • 09 PSMania yet another image editor for photo enthusiasts
  • 10 Self publishing has come of age, and Textkraft mobile production
    . . . studio makes it happen
  • 11 3rd annual Dronestagram/National Geographic International
    . . . Drone Photography Contest
  • 12 Patina Painting App for Mac Relaunched with New Features
  • 13 July to August... on the road... taking car
July 2, 2016

DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for June, 2016

DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #6 ~ June
Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to this year's Designing Women Celebrtion, and the onset of spring!

  1. SURF's UP.. on the web
  2. Creative Tidbits #208: Smile design, fabric design, publishing, rip off design and more
  3. 60 Seconds 333: Google searches fail. Is it time for a new search engine?
  4. Creative Tidbits #207: pricing tips, tshirts, font selection, responsive design and more
  5. Color : Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Art and Design offer superb inspiration for today's designers
  6. Creative Tidbits #206: political logos, fonts, pen & ink, creative blocks and more
  7. Washington Technology Announces Industry Days Lineup at ACQUIRE Show
  8. Welcome to Adobe Spark! A new way to generate social media content
  9. Adobe Spark: Creating Effective Video for your Cause or Crowdfunding Campaign
  10. Spark Spotlight: How a Bike Shop Spurred a Pedal Revolution
  11. Marketing Update : Prince's death, Coachella, strategy, franchisees, Surveys and more
  12. NO MORE SUBMISSIONS -- the honor system is dead!
  13. July, August and Summertime Design
May 30, 2016

DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for May, 2016

DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #5 ~ May
Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to this year's Designing Women Celebrtion, and the onset of spring!

  • Welcome to May -- creative beginnings, May Design, color and graduation!
  • 21st Annual Designing Women for 2016 comes to a close
  • Laura Worthington: graphic designer, typeface designer, lettering art extraordinaire
  • We Love you, Yuko Shimizu !
  • 21st Annual Designing Women: Marta Granados, two new videos and more
  • Seymour Chwast: Using irony and sympathy in graphic design
  • 60-Seconds #332 : How to keep your email our of the spam traps and trash!
  • Creative Tidbits #205: shortcuts, video, extravagant lettering, illustration and more
  • &Else : News, Views & Reviews is busy this Spring
  • You are at risk : ransomware, sextortion, cyberstalking, phishing, malware
  • Goodbye Winter, hello Summer
  • April 29, 2016

    DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for April, 2016

    DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #4 ~ April
    Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to this year's Designing Women Celebrtion, and the onset of spring!

    • Designing Women and Color Everywhere for April
    • 21st Annual Designing Women: BLITZ, Stacey after a decade, Becca's soft hand, Cuba Illustrated and more
    • Hamilton Wood Type celebrates "Mardell," a new font designed by Louise Fili
    • Louise Fili : World Class design
    • Art Nouveau and Victorian Color Palettes in Graphic Design - and era of decorative arts
    • Creative Tidbits #203: Infographics, bold characters, Nazis, Web Design and more
    • Creative Tidbits #204: big changes, small world, then technology and more
    • Flora Borsi: Discovering one's self in the art of photography and Photoshop
    • Flora Borsi and her works in self portriats
    • Interview : Painting Mark Ruffalo with Jason Seiler
    • Springtime ... Looking forward to Summer
    April 1, 2016

    DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for March, 2016

    DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #3 ~ March
    Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to this year's Designing Women Celebrtion, and the onset of spring!

    1. March: Designing Women
    2. 21st Annual Designing Women Celebration:
            New finds, old friends, remarkable designing women
    3. Designing Women : The remarkable Louise Fili
    4. Ilene Strizver : The hardest working woman in the Typography biz
    5. Favorite articles from Ilene Strizver, founder of The
            Type Studio and TypeTalk at Creative Pro
    6. 60 Seconds #329 : 10 Ways to BREAK the Creative Block
            for designers, illustrators, writers
    7. Web Design : Is Complex Graphic Design UX Friendly?
    8. This is one of the last sites where you will not be stalked
            it's time to protect yourself from cookies
    9. 60-Seconds #330 : Is it a copy? Is it not a copy?
            Copy-anti-copy? Plagiarism? Stock?
    10. Marilyn Monroe, August 1953: The Lost LOOK Photos
    11. At last, powerful 2D and 3D, world class CAD for Macintosh
    12. Better story telling and visual flow using StoryBoard Artist
    13. Designers' Concern : Countering the Growing Intellectual Property Theft Threat
    14. April is just around the corner
    March 1, 2016

    DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for Feb. 2016

    DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 26, #2 ~ February
    Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are celebrting Presidents, and Black History Month in the cold, cold winter

    1. February: In search of Martin Luther King Jr.
    2. 26th year of DT&G --- did you miss me ?
    3. Creative Tidbits #201: Trump, Iranian type, Adobe Post, classic signs and more
    4. In search of Martin Luther King Jr.
    5. Vintage Valentine's Cuts copyright free clip art on CD-ROM
    6. 60-Seconds #328 : Why do cybercrime spam cartels keep sending the same, tired old spam?
    7. Ad Blockers : people finally had enough and now see no ads! Can you blame them?
    8. 60-Seconds #327 : Who establishes the logo design trends for 2016?
    9. Awesome Steampunk photo manipulations and photo-realistic illustrations!
    10. Creative Tidbits #202: anti-drug drive posters, Bikinis, Photoshop Action and more
    11. Awesome Photographic modifications and manipulations that defy reality
    12. Creative coloring apps for designers and illustrators of all ages
    13. Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time ... inspiration for artists and visionaries
    14. A New Year and A New Look: McDonald's Global Packaging Launches In Style
    15. WATCH for upcoming changes in the sites and in the editorial slant
    February 1, 2016

    DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for December 2015

    DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 25, #12 ~ December
    Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to the holiday seasons, and the start of a brand new 2016!

    1. Welcome to the 25th Holiday Season in the Design & Publishing Center!
    2. DT&G is an AD-FREE web site!
    3. 'tis the Season for Fresh, Alive, Elegant Typography
    4. 'tis the season for joyous, inviting, festive, and expressive fonts
    5. Creative Tidbits #199: Spec Work, Google Logo, Laser-Cut vectors,
    6. Holiday Musings: projects, crafts, creative activities for all ages
    7. Mandalas - an age old art form finds new life in today's society
    8. 64 Mandala coloring pages get you started in the art of soothing coloring therapy
    9. The Eric Gill Series comes to the Design & Publishing Center's & Type department
    10. Drone Photography Winners announced : Small drones, big changes
    11. Color Therapy : 40 Excellent coloring pages to color your way to good health!
    12. Color and Art Therapy for Grown Ups -- Makes Anyone an Artist
    13. DT&G Advertising update : Ad Blockers
    14. Advertising Update : Brand Advertising, Ad Blockers, McWhopper, McDonald's
    15. &Else : news, views, tidbits from around the world
    16. Out with 2015, in with 2016 and year 26
    December 1, 2015

    DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for November 2015

    DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 25, #11 ~ November, 2015
    Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to the holiday seasons, and the start of a brand new 2016!

    1. Welcome to the month of November and the opening of the Holiday Season!
    2. Photoshop Madness Holidays
    3. Photoshop Madness : fall facebook madness reveals some real mad winners!
    4. Best selling fonts in October make a Thanksgiving Treat for November
    5. Creative Tidbits #199: Spec Work, Google Logo, Laser-Cut vetors, Adobe lost fonts and more
    6. Web Advertising is Dead
    7. Vintage Thanksgiving Art, Crafts Clip & Coloring Pages
    8. Vintage Thanksgiving Vignettes for Designers and Illustrators
    9. Vintage Holiday Photoshop Brushes & Creative Vector Tools
    10. Creative Tidbits #198: Photo fright, newsletter design, homeless and more
    11. Advertising Update : Mobile, Video, Ad Injection, Yahoo, Facebook, Google and ad madness!
    12. Artboard Drawing App Update: Photos, Performance, Usability Enhancements
    13. Monochrome batches color images to grayscale
    14. Share your thoughts...
    October 31, 2015

    DT&G : Design, Type & Graphics for September 2015

    DTG Newsletter ~ Vol. 25, #09 ~ September

    Graphic designers, web designers, illustrators, typographers, digital artists and everyone in the creative fields around here are looking forward to the 21st Annual Fall Fonts Festival!
    01 21st Annual Fall Fonts Festival
    02 Meet Doyald Young, Logotype Designer and Typographer
    03 Photoshop : Deke McClelland teaches creating Hobbit text
    04 Most recommended, top quality fonts for Designers
    05 DTG Magazine Picks Favorite Typography and Lettering on Pinterest
    06 21st Annual Fonts Festival : fonts, lettering and typography surf #1
    07 21st Annual Fonts Festival : fonts, lettering and typography surf #2
    08 21st Annual Fonts Festival : fonts, lettering and typography surf #3
    09 Video training for type, typography, lettering and more
    10 Photoshop: Creating Watercolor, Scatter and Smoke brushes in Photoshop
    11 Hand Lettering, Signage, and typography illumination books for everyone
    12 Video : Brush Pen Lettering No.2 with Matt Vergotis
    13 Typography arts : How to know if a font sucks
    14 Creative tidbits 194 ~ The Web from good to bad to ugly and back again -
    15 Creative Tidbits #195: Fabian Font, Design Not Adobe, the future of Design
    16 Here we are... Fall Festival ... then the Holidays September 1, 2015