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CREATIVE Tidbits : Awards to Crowdsourcing

Creativity comes in many different forms. From Universities to Awards to crowdsourcing, the creative world is ever changing, as you'll see in this week's edition of Creative Tidbits July 27, 2012

My apology to all our readers

My apologies to all DTG readers who have enjoyed the Publishers's Warehouse and the treasure trove of resources and links there -- but who have found broken links, or links that send them off someplace they didn't expect to go. Unfortunately, there's nothing I can do about other online resources, and we have no real control over other sites that seem legit, but are not. July 27, 2012

Cloud Rendering for 3D Artists and Architects

One problem with high end rendering projects ... they take hours to days to complete. This new on-demand cloud rendering service takes advantage of distributed rendering in V-Ray 2.0 software—includes the ability to control and monitor rendering on the desktop July 26, 2012

Adobe InDesign CS6: Paragraph Composers & Tabs

The powers of desktop publishing programs is in their ability to help automate much of the tedium and repetitive tasks associated with DTP. Now, Adobe InDesign CS6 borrows all the best capabilities from RSG, PageMaker, FrameMaker and QuarkExpress to evolve the ultimage publishing platform. In this edition, you'll be learning about and working with paragraph composers and tabs in InDesign CS6... July 25, 2012

Effects in Adobe InDesign CS6 : Transparency

This excerpt from Adobe InDesign CS6 Classroom in a Book shows you how to apply transparency by using the nine transparency effects in InDesign. Transparency can be a highly powerful visual device to use in your publications! July 25, 2012

Pan and Zoom Plugin for Final Cut Pro X

A good designer can build an impressive video with stills by simply manipulating zoom and pan. Noise Industries has updated the free Pan and Zoom plugin to offer support for Apple Final Cut Pro X, alongside Motion and Adobe After Effects -- for some pretty WOW cinematic effects. July 24, 2012

Adobe InDesign CS6 : Paragraph & Character Styles

The powers of desktop publishing programs is in their ability to help automate much of the tedium and repetitive tasks associated with DTP. Now, Adobe InDesign CS6 borrows all the best capabilities from RSG, PageMaker, FrameMaker and QuarkExpress to evolve the ultimage publishing platform. In this edition, you'll be learning about and working with paragraph and character styles ... style sheets in InDesign CS6... July 24, 2012

CREATIVE inspiration tidbits

August is "Back to (Design) School" month, so all this month we'll be including learning, training and school references in our Creative Tidbits column. It's amazing how reading about others can spark fresh, creative ideas of your own! July 23, 2012

Photoshop CS6: Filters for Lens Distortions

Everyone's talking about some of the awesome new features of Adobe Photoshop CS6 ... a "game changer" they're calling it . . . for this edition, we're going to study the aspects of removing distortions with the adaptive wide angle filter in Photoshop CS6 July 23, 2012

iPhone Scan, Print, Fax, Download and Store Documents

Mobile smart phones are changing the way we live, socialize and do our businesses. Our phones have replaced many other once-common tools, from GPS devices to handheld gaming consoles, notebooks, calendars, point-and-shoot cameras, newspapers and portable audio players. July 23, 2012