Creative Tidbits: rare visions

Creative experiences abound! Seeing the excellent works of others inspires creative exploration . . .
* international moleskine sketchbook exchange
* Children's drawings painted realistically
* Branding for Threshold Furniture
* Natalie Shau bewitching the eye
* Paule's Color Palette Harmony
* Embracing '90s typography
* What Is Motion Design
... and more creative inspiration! December 14, 2011

Creative Tidbits: Design & Art

The creative tidbits column moves into the holiday season with news from the creative community and some entertaining creative spirits . . .
* Graphic artist takes his designs to the slopes
* Winners of 2011 Adobe Design Achievement Awards
* Company preserves "dying art" of printing
* Making His Own Mark, Once Again
* Good design, for fun and profit
* Art just for shits and giggles
* Girl Guide cookies
... and more creative inspiration! December 7, 2011

DTG News for December, 2011

Welcome to December ... end of 2011. In this issue :
01 Another Year Gone By
02 A gift from Artlandia
03 Photoshop Free Photos Madness
04 Tutorial: Photoshop Christmas Tag
05 Tutorial: Illustrator Gift-wrapped box
06 Festive printed designs
07 A Deeper Look at Creating Stronger Images
08 Top apps for web designers 1111
09 Gallery: Not Photoshop
10 Bookshelf: The Unruly Alphabet
11 60 seconds: Websites that suck
12 60 seconds: Google Plus ... maybe
13 Holiday Shopping Pulse Study
14 Creative Tidbits: Concepts
15 Publishing Update 1111
16 Social Media Update 1111-16
17 History of The Wedding Invitation
18 &Else: Convert InDesign To Quark
19 Please Pick up your holiday Gifts
20 2011 Dash away, dash away all... December 1, 2011

Photoshop Free Photos Madness

'Tis the season for some foraging for free stuff, and recently someone asked PS 911 where the best "free" photos and art could be found. YES ... again this is Photoshop Madness because there are some good ones -- but as usual, there are some very bad ones as well! November 30, 2011

Festive printed designs

Whether you’re working on holiday greeting cards, invitations or holiday-inspired promotional pieces, there is a material that is sure to add a flare of holiday cheer: metallic paper. Andrea Alstad is back with another of her great articles on designing with paper November 25, 2011

A Deeper Look at Creating Stronger Images

This is one of those photographic experiences that totally turns your head around and foces you to look through a difference perspective ... and I'm telling you, it's a spectacular view from here ... don't miss this one November 23, 2011

The Unruly Alphabet

Did you ever do something kind of crazy ... just to do it? Yes, I've done it, and I'm sure you probably have too. When the folks from Mark Batty Publishing sent me this crazy book by Aaron McKinney, I knew at once -- he was having one of those moments ... really good moments! November 14, 2011