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DTG News for March 2012

This is our 17th Annual DESIGNING WOMEN feature! Be sure to send in your favorite designing women from the graphic arts community!
01 Welcome to MARCH
02 17th Annual Designing Women
03 Photoshop (Designing Women) Madness
04 Stylin' with Nicole Alesi
05 Vanesa Merulla : whatever it takes
06 Pamela Wells : Publishing Art & Magic
07 Book of the Year: Saul Bass
08 StockLayouts
09 Photoshop Vintage Compass Icon
10 Photoshop Madness: Fail
11 Black History Month 2012
12 Can you use it?
13 Artexpo New York Hosts Superstars
14 Creative Tidbits: mid month
15 Publishing the e in eBooks
16 Web Design Update March
17 March message from the editor
March 1, 2012

Can you use it?

If it's there, can you use it? While I was putting together the article for Pamela Wells this month, that question presented itself once again. Searching for images of Pamela's writings and products I turned up an interesting set of images that immediately underscored the issues of SOPA and PIPA. March 1, 2012

Artexpo New York Hosts Superstars

Award-winning artists Rob Gonsalves and J. Scott Nicol will be featured by Huckleberry Fine Art from March 22-25 at Artexpo New York, the world's largest fine art trade show for over 33 years. February 29, 2012

Pamela Wells : Publishing Art & Magic

In 2001 we featured an up-and-coming young artist ... and TODAY more than ten years later, we revisit Pamela Wells, and her successful creative world of painting, design and the everyday goddess February 29, 2012

Vanesa Merulla : whatever it takes

We discovered Vanesa Merulla, from Norwalk CT, in the DTG Facebook group! She creates some solid design seasoned with logic and soul to create the most evocative solutions! So, we knew she should be in this year's Designing Women special February 28, 2012

Photoshop Vintage Compass Icon

This month, Photoshop pro Ainsley Bevis shows you how to create a elegant & antique compass icon in Photoshop! This one uses a number of layer styles and tricks you'll like. February 27, 2012

Stylin' with Nicole Alesi

Nicole Alesi creates care-free illustrations inspired by pop trends in music, movies and fashion. We discovered Nicole last month in the Black History edition, and had to bring her back for our Designing Women feature ... February 27, 2012

Web Design Update March

This edition of Web Update rolls into spring with many new considerations for all web designers...
* 10 search, social resolutions for a very mobile 2012
* The stages of coping with loss of search query data
* Future of SEO: Change, Convergence, Collaboration
* Keep your website ahead of the curve in 2012
* Your Website's Dirty Little Secrets
.. and more February 27, 2012

17th Annual Designing Women

WELCOME to another great year of personalities from the design, painting, and illustration worlds -- we'll be discovering new talents, and revisiting some of our past Designing Women! Ladies and gentlemen may we present : * Maya Barkai, * Sarah Pannell, * Andrea Rahal, * Louise Fili, * Paula Scher, * Jessica Hische, * Lizania Cruz, * Yuko Shimizu, * Gina Triplett, * Kelli Anerson! February 26, 2012

Photoshop (Designing Women) Madness

Yes, it's March again and you know what that means -- Designing Women! We decided to skip all the bad stuff this month and go with an all-star line-up of wonderful works including self portraits from * Gemma Roberts, * Anne Pogoda, * Katherine Dinger, * Suzanne van Pelt, * Anna Steinbauer, and * Emily Warren! If these ladies aren't inspiring, you'd better check your pulse! February 25, 2012