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CREATIVE updates April

We continue into April with this creative update -- getting inspired let's look at ...
* Valentino's Logo Folio
* Designers who are rebelling against technology and
* some absolutely Wonderful Calligraphy shown through video! April 9, 2012

DTG News for April 2012

Welcome to spring and our Spring Color issue for April, 2012!
02 Photoshop EASTER Madness
03 60 seconds : Instant America
04 Photoshop Tutorial: Illustrator, Photoshop Easter Collage
05 Photoshop Color, Color, Color Madness
06 Photography : Visual Stories
07 Gallery : Designing Women Part 2
08 Designing Women : Sandy Hibbard : Lyric Marketing
09 Designing grid layouts for the Web
10 Photography : Managing your digital assets
11 Food Photography
12 Wildlife Photography: Great Shots not snapshots
13 Photography : Bending Reality
14 Photography : Storytellers
15 Web Design Update
16 April showers bring May Flowers, and Graduates...
and MORE April 1, 2012

Instant America

Can you wait a minute? Can you wait a second? According to this infographic, America's obsession with having instant access to information online, from video to all other types of digital media, says you can't wait... March 30, 2012

Photoshop Color, Color, Color Madness

Photoshop Madness Color, Color everywhere in April, so here are some fun actions and reference sites for various photographic colorizations, including : Color by Alice In Underland * Cool Color action #106 * Special FX Enhanced Vol 4 * Saturn Rings * Marcia Cross Actions * Pirates vintage T-shirts * and more March 28, 2012

Photography : Visual Stories

The main thing that separates photographer amateurs from the pros is their ability to tell a story using the lens. If the viewer gets it -- you're a success. If the viewer doesn't, then you need this book from Vincent Laforet March 27, 2012

Designing Women Part 2

Continuing from last month, we take another surf through great personalities from the design, painting, and illustration worlds -- closing out this year's Designing Women with : * Kathleen Meaney, * Debbie Millman : Sterling Brands, * Nicolle Rager Fuller, * Susan Sellers : brand strategy, * Tina and Esther: Little Fury, * Jessica Skipworth : Branding, * Deborah Adler, and last but not least, * Sara De Bondt! March 26, 2012

Sandy Hibbard : Lyric Marketing

We first introduced you to Sandy in our Designing Women issue back in March of 2004. Since those days, Sandy and her "Lyric Marketing" is not so much about music -- other than the musical sounds of cha-ching, cha-ching! Let's catch up and see what's going on with Sandy these days -- including her music! March 24, 2012

Designing grid layouts for the Web

Experienced graphic designers know the value of a grid in design. They know that the grid helps bring order to the information and provides guides and anchors for the various visual elements. Now, Khoi Vinh takes it to the web March 22, 2012

Managing your digital assets

As a digital photographer or videographer, you product massive amounts of data in the creative process. Protecting and preserving those assets is paramount. IT professional Ben Greisler has some insight and advice on successful digital lifecycle management. March 21, 2012

Food Photography

Food photography is probably one of the most difficult segments of the commercial photography field. You cannot just pick up a camera and shoot good food shots. But there is hope, and you can accomplish some great shots with the help of Nicole Young. . . March 19, 2012