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Color me happy: emotions behind your design

All colors, shades and combinations evoke different emotions, so it's important to make sure you're creating the intended message with your color selection... now, Andrea Alstad shares some insight into color -- along with free downloadable color inspiration and an Illustrator color wheel... April 28, 2011

Photoshopping in the Rain

Well, they say that April showers bring May flowers! Here's a short, quickie, that most of you will know by now -- but for beginners, or those who haven't tried animating in Photoshop, it will be a breeze. April 27, 2011

Business: productivity apps for iPad/iPhone

As mobile devices become more and more accepted in the business world the iPad is leading the way! So we're taking a look at just a few of what could be important apps for your business ... * Financial Calculator for iPhone * Finance and Investment Banking App * AccountEdge Gains Local Focus world wide * Calculator Meets Spreadsheet * Realize Your Business Ideas... April 26, 2011

4 Ways to Make Social Technologies Relevant to Your Business

Social media/networking and the collection of tools they have spawned have moved solidly into the strategy toolbox for organizations. If you want to be the Zen master of social tools, you'll need some help. Scott Klososky, of the Velocity Manifesto fame, shares some tips April 25, 2011

Zevrix Automated File Delivery

Zevrix Solutions has launched Deliver Express 2.0, an automated solution to send and share files easily across the Internet and local networks. Deliver Express processes files automatically from watched hot folders and offers variable e-mail notifications, delivery to multiple destinations, file compression and encryption and much more. April 25, 2011

Creative Tidbits: Japan to Italy to the Grid

This week there's two new Designing Women: Cathleen Schaad is the comeback kid, and Japanese Women Designers! We also visit * We Three Things > Follow the Grid * Graphic Design in Italy's Renaissance Capital * Wallpaper Drawn With Dripping Ink April 22, 2011

Update: Dinosaur to All-channels marketing

This marketing update brings some important articles for graphic designers, media people, and those in marketing and advertising that you may not have already seen ... Old "Dinosaur" Internet Marketing Methods that Still Work * Marketers Up Spending on Digital, Social in 2011 * What iPad's Slick New Features Mean for Marketers * From SEO To Social Media, Getting All Channels To Drive Traffic * Facebook Marketing: Six Reasons to Approach With Caution April 21, 2011

Photoshop (Actions) Madness 2

This issue of "Actions" Madness continues the previous with even more great actions resources ... like: * Bright Eyes * Dazzle Effects * HDR Fake * Photo Coloring 11 * Muting Monochromatic * and even another Page Curl Photoshop Action! April 21, 2011

Photo editing experiments with Apps

The title of this was originally "iPhone Obsessed", but I was afraid that would chase away many readers, who -- like me -- are just about sick of hearing about the iPhone. But hold on. Dan Marcolina will blow your doors off with some of the spectacular works being created using low cost, easily available, apps for the iPhone. April 20, 2011

Learn color from the experts 2

We continue our series of great book excerpts by the experts in digital imagery. Enjoy : * CS5 How-Tos: Working with Illustrator * Understanding HDR Toning in Adobe Photoshop CS5 * Applying a Gradient to a Layer in Adobe Photoshop CS5 * Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Color Settings * Replacing Colors in an Image in Adobe Photoshop CS5 ... and more April 19, 2011