Starting the new year off right... & ELSE
Welcome to January, 2007
I'm happy to send the newsletter directly to your email, if you'd like. Some 50-thousand other people actually prefer it in email! Just ask!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Designing the New Year... 2007
- DTG Picks the BEST
- BEST Natural Media Plug-ins
- Designers Share "BEST" products & the Holidays
- Using gradient paragraph rules
- The NEXT Photoshop Madness
- 12 most common eBook design mistakes
- Getting Paid
- Business: How to boost your freelancing job opportunities
- & ELSE...
- Letter as Image/Image
- New Online Arts Community
- Aging Photographs
- Transition: Bruce Fraser dies at 52
- Welcome Friends and Patrons...
- Ready-to-go Layouts & Designs
- Designer of the Month:
Top winners in the DTG / Design Bookshelf "BEST AWARDS"
Since we moved to the web from AOL in 1994, many thousands of people have enjoyed the camaraderie of discussing design and graphics in our email discussion listserv "THE DESIGN CAFE." You knew about that, right? Now you can join the discussions, real-time, at your choice to join or not to join!
A big THANKS goes out to Nicholas Pregeant (Innovativeweb.us) who has toiled tirelessly along with DTG staffers to bring THE DESIGN CAFE FORUMS to life.
We've contracted the most prestigious bulletin board software in the world, vBulletin to provide the back-end engine, deployed on a dedicated server at DTG-forums.com as a place for YOU to chat about all facets of the visual communications fields. We've even included the sister forums for Photoshop 911.
DTG-forums.com JUST went live last week, so activity is just beginning. This is the FIRST public announcement. However, that's where you should go to ask your questions and discuss the field. It's easy to use, and it's the same DTG interface you've become comfortable with over the years. In fact, if you want to interact directly with me, that's where I'll be!
Photoshop 911: Photoshop or Photoshop Elements questions:
I hope to meet you there! www.design-bookshelf.com www.graphic-design.com/DTG/ Favorites from 2006. Gradient Paragraph Rules this month's Photoshop Madness 14 most common eBook design mistakes 9 Tips On Getting Paid For Your Work Write Marketing Copy That Sells Your Freelance Design Services &Else! http://letterasimage.com http://www.thefineartoriginals.com
I am looking for a program to see what i will look like in 10-20 years as well as family members. Also do they have a programs that you can take a picture of a long ago family member to see who they looked like as a kid?
True, until now there have been no iron-clad solutions for aging. Since running an article on "Aging Software" we have had hundreds of inquiries from people wanting to know what they would look like in their old age -- and even as babies. So here's a little update on the software available for aging photos Click here for the full story...
Sheet-labels.com factory direct labels, and Adam Gray
http://www.sheet-labels.com/ and friend and reader, Nina Beheim at wavecable.com
Are you a Design Center friend? www.stocklayouts.com
If you want us to visit your web site or portfolio, just sign in at: http://www.photoshop911.com/register.html or Web Design Pros
And, once again you've already wasted a perfectly good hour reading the DTG newsletter. Hopefully all is not wasted and you've gained at least one helpful tidbit of info.
Thanks for reading...
Thanks for reading...
Editor / Publisher, DT&G Magazine
Parting words for the New Year...
"If you don't have something nice to say,
don't say anything at all!"
- Author unknown.
PS: if you've made it this far, the Loading Dock address for January will be changed to "cold". Just add the word "cold" after the last slash in www.graphic-design.com/
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