AUGUST is BACK to (Design) SCHOOL This month's topic is all about learning! And, as usual our readers have all joined in with some rather wonderful insights into the way they learn, favorite training resources, and keeping a sharply honed edge on graphic design and communication arts. ... grab your best and then share your creations with DTG readers and win a prize! AUGUST is brought to you by the colors GREEN for education
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Beware: Photoshop Stalkers

This special edition of Photoshop Madness is to alert you to a potential problem -- an evil situation that happened to me yesterday. As I always say, be alert, it's a jungle out there ... June 12, 2010

Designing Type into Shapes

Now we'll take an inspirational look at just a few of our samples of excellent typography where letters, characters, letterforms, words and phrases have been bent and formed into a shape -- a powerful for building a metaphor or sending a visual message June 10, 2010

Vector vs Bitmap for dummies

There have been a lot of articles over the years about resolution and the differences between vector art and bitmapped graphics. When this article was submitted by IconLibrary we immediately liked this approach as one of the more friendly ones. June 1, 2010

Graphic Elements and Illustration

When Shauna Scott sent me this collection, I said "Oh no! Not another vector clip art collection!" Fortunately, what I discovered is a rare collection of knock-out Adobe Illustrator vector art that definitely deserves a serious look. May 31, 2010

Master of Digital Arts

Congratulations to all our graduates of design this year -- for career advancement, you may want to consider a Master of Arts in Digital Arts. This school and curricula looks very promising May 31, 2010

International Piracy Watch List

In an effort to combat international copyright piracy by calling attention to countries where piracy has reached alarming levels, the Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus has released their "Piracy watch list" ... beware May 31, 2010

Kiosk web browser for Mac

Looking for a safe, automated web browser for Kiosk use -- and you're using a Mac? The field is very narrow, but I think this is the one to take a look at ... May 31, 2010

Shooting with iPhone ?

Using your iPhone for photos this summer? This video recording capability enables users to record high-quality videos on their iPhone and share them instantly on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter or share via Mail. May 31, 2010

Digital Photos on the road

So, here we go -- off for a road trip, and one thing you must have along is your digital camera and digital cam-corder, as well as these proven tips for getting the best shots May 31, 2010

Jumpstart Creative Ideas

Creative people continually face the all-to-familiar design world problems of "idea doldrums" and "creative burnout." Here are just a few pointers of where to go for a creative jumpstart May 31, 2010