Designing the New Year... 2007
DTG and the Design Bookshelf select the Books Of The Year for designers, visual communicators, Photoshop users, digital photography and desktop publishing -- including the Web Design Book Of The Year, Most Creative and Best Value in web design published during 2006... in the Design Bookshelf
Introducing the DTG Discussion Forums
BEST Natural Media Plug-ins
Hardly a week goes buy without someone writing in for a quick, easy way of converting digital photos or Photoshop images into art. Most frequently they ask about pencil or pen and ink sketches. This year's BEST IMAGE EDITING software is a draw between Akvis and Alien Skin natural media plug-ins
Designers Share "BEST" products & the Holidays
This month designers reflect on holiday design and list Alien Skin's Blow-Up, iView Multimedia, XPlorer2, Ventura Publisher, SOHO Organizer, iStockPhoto and DreamsTime stock photo houses as their Favorites from 2006.
Using gradient paragraph rules
This time, David Bergsland, resident InDesign expert, recalls one of the unique features of InDesign -- the ability to make gradient strokes -- and then puts them to work building Gradient Paragraph Rules
(NEW) Photoshop Madness
YES, it's time again for Adobe to relieve you of some more money -- of course, you have lots left over after the holidays, right? It's "YAP" (Yet Another Photoshop upgrade) time ... and all the links that are fit to see are in this month's Photoshop Madness
12 most common eBook design mistakes
The Dean of Desktop Publishing, Roger C. Parker returns with this tutorial to help make your electronic publications attention-getting, attractive, and easy to read... all part of his recent book Design to Sell 14 most common eBook design mistakes
You may think you're just designing a logo -- but Dan Antonelli returns to point out it's really a lot more than that; and he shares his 9 Tips On Getting Paid For Your Work
Business: How to boost your freelancing job opportunities
Last month's advice from Shaun Crowley is a best-practice promotion for all freelance artists. Now Shaun zeros in on the key elements to selling your serivces with this tutorial: How To Write Marketing Copy That Sells Your Freelance Design Services
This month's &Else includes: lots of new clip art and holiday goodies for you in the Publishers Warehouse. (Readers know where to find the link!)
PLUS: Free QuarkXPress Tools * Magic Sharpener * GoMom tips, file transfers * Better Color, Password For Safety * Swiss Army Knife for Color * Restore Deleted iPod Files * Picture Roller: ultimate picture manager. The December newsletter for subscribers will be mailed after the 2nd of Dec. &Else!
Photoshop Questions Need Answers
Photoshop 911 has been overwhelmed with questions from readers -- looking for answers! If you are a Photoshop guru, we urge you to stop in and tackle some of the many Photoshop and Photoshop Elements questions from the Photoshop 911 Help Line. Help us Answer Questions from Readers
- Photoshop: Photo Collage for the Holidays
- Photoshop: watermarking your files in Elements
- Type: Gallo Fleuron Ornaments
- Photoshop: Photoshop Holiday Madness
- Review: Flash Slideshows with Pixtivity
- Type: Favorite Holiday Fonts
- Business: 15 things to get done before the end of the year!
- Business: PART 2: How to boost your freelancing job opportunities
- Business: Preparing Artwork for Printing
- Special Event: Photoshop in the Andy Warhol style
- Photoshop: Old-time Engraving Effect plugin
- Fonts & Type: Superb Dingbats Ornaments Sets
- David Bergsland: Making Art with Dingbats
- Deke McClelland: Fix Color Cast in Photoshop
- Business: PART 1: How to frugally market your business
- Graphics Software: Illustrator surrogate: CeledyDraw 2
- Interview: Going the Extra Mile in Design: Lara Modjeski
- Graphics: 5 Texture Tips: the key ingredients to great textures
- DTP / Fonts: Designers talk about Type & Fonts in the Fonts Festival
- DTP: Run-in Headlines with David Bergsland
- DTP / Fonts: The Practical Philosophy Of Typography Thinking In Type
- Fonts: New Blackletters fonts from P22
- Design: Designing For Print On A Budget with Thomas McKenna, Sessions.edu
- Photoshop: Alien fixes this photo faux pas enlarge digital photographs
- Web Critique: Art works by Mark Vatnsdal
- Books: New Photoshop books
- Books: Adobe InDesign CS2 One-on-one Deke McClelland
- Design: Serious Design Books
- Type: Metroscript font from Michael Doret!
- Design Designing Effective Communications questions about typography
- Font: PowerStation from Alphabet Soup
- DTP / Fonts: 12th Annual Fonts Festival
- Design Greats: Left Handed Designer... Seymour Chwast
- Field Trip: Take a Type Tour with Fred...
- DTP / Fonts: Chris Costello is inspired by Antiquity
- DTP / Fonts: Dingbats and Pic Fonts: People in everyday life
- DTP / Fonts: The Year of the Ornament Font with Gerald Gallo
- DTP / Fonts: P22 up to something good...
- DTP / Fonts: New Typography with David Bergsland
- Design / Fonts: Logo Design Back to the Basics with Dan Antonelli
- Graphic Design: Tips for Patternmakers from Artlandia
- Photoshop: Photoshop Madness crazy Photoshop Users
- Graphic Design: Back to (Design) School
- Field Trip: Looking for Art in all the right places
- Photoshop: MORE Photoshop, Photography & Multimedia books...
- Web: MORE Web Design & Content Management Books
- MORE: on the next page...
Got Photoshop Questions? Who do you call?
Visit Photoshop 911's blog -- now you can comment on posts, and even lend a helping hand where needed... who do you call?
Photoshop 911 Call ReportsHere comes this month's batch of reports from the Photoshop 911 call line. The most interesting is how one user solves the problem of removing the background from multiple shots of a rotating product for a 3D video... there are seven others, and you'll want to read them all:
In the Photoshop 911 forums
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