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Media update: 1012-10

This media update looks at getting your strategy together for 2011 -- from examples of thriving online communities; to executing your social media strategy; to social networking and email marketing and your prospect's inbox. December 10, 2010

Creative tidbits 1012-08

I've been too busy for another update for a while -- but here are some interesting links I had accumulated over the past few weeks : December 8, 2010

Photoshop Madness: Visions

In this edition of Photoshop Madness we visit * Viet-My's astonishing visions, * Mads Berg's Art Deco Revival visual treat, * 51 Breathtaking Post-Apocalypse Wallpapers, * Cynthia Pedrosa's Fractal Portfolio, and the truly awesome works of * Till Nowak. We also bump into a Photoshop shovelware site that ripps off other's creative works then disclaims them in their policy. It's a jungle out there, but as always, we bring you the best in the world of Photoshop Madness December 7, 2010

Web Update 12/06/2010

Tracking down illusive trends on the web can be a full-time task. Once in a while though, I run across interesting content articles that I think you would like to see. Views for the end of November December 6, 2010

DTG December 2010

includes : * My Holiday message: A Special Thanks to YOU * Geek Gifts Guide * Photoshop: Adding Frames and Borders * Photoshop: Floating Clothes with Photoshop * Illustrator: Drawing Art tools * Graphic Design: The Right Logo * Tutorial: Lightroom 3 Editing Essentials * Tutorial: Photoshop CS5 Types and Shapes * Business: The Business of being an Artist * Think Bursts: Unpack your Winnings * Is Your Innovation Lying Dead in the Road? * Mailbag: Tracking Stolen Art * Mailbag: Graphic design car wrap * Mailbag: Signs Of The Times for sale * Cool stuff: Zen Artist for iPad * Apps: 3D Terrain Modeling for iOS * Hardware: Go Clip-it USB * Geek Gifts: Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred * DTP: Imposition Wizard * Make cool 3D Product Shots * Technology: Touchscreens for Macs * Web Design UPdate * And that's a wrap for 2010 December 1, 2010

Geek Gifts Guide

We're over-run with technology this year, and you're probably realizing that your tech-savvy, geeky gift recipients don't want socks! So it's a good thing Karen Thomas has shared her 'geek gift guide' along with a few of our own for this year's totally cool, tech savvy gifts ... even for yourself! December 1, 2010

A Special Thanks to YOU

This is my holiday message to you all ... and particularly highlighting those who have contributed and supported your Design Center through the 2010 year! Here's recognition and a link to those of you who make it happen ... November 30, 2010

Adding Frames and Borders in Photoshop

One of the frequent questions in Photoshop 911 emergency room is how to add borders and frames to images. So, here's a detailed step-by-step tutorial for photoshop beginners on how to add borders and frames to images. Includes photo pointers and detailed instructions thanks to Olga Bogatyrenko of Chasing Moments November 29, 2010

Illustrator Drawing: Art tools

This is an easy beginners' tutorial featuring numerous techniques in Adobe Illustrator -- drawing art supplies -- a pencil, triangle ruler and paint brush using illustrator vector tools... by Ainsley Bevis of Bloom Design November 29, 2010

Go Clip-it USB

The folks at Verbatim have married portable storage and award-winning design with its all-new Store 'n' Go Clip-it USB drive, an innovative solution that lets consumers seamlessly combine their digital and hardcopy files. November 29, 2010