CREATIVE Tidbits : Deciphering Ideas

Creative expression is everywhere ... we roll into this year's Typography fest with lots of great ideas. Follow along with this edition of Creative Tidbits:
* Attend or organize an in-person Portfolio Review with the Behance community.
* Deciphering the Pharmacist's Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets
* Edwin Tofslie's Apple Evolution Poster 2011
* Hop on the Designbuss with Erik Olovsson
* Wine and graphic design a perfect pairing
* Funding available for design, printing
* Behance Portfolio Reviews' photostream
* How is your IDEA PERCEPTION?
... and more ! September 1, 2012

DTG News for September 2012

Welcome to the 18th Annual Fall Fonts Festival! This year there's lots of new stuff -- and the festival runs all through September and October ... enjoy:
02 18th Annual Fall Typography Surf
03 150 Inspiring Typography & Hand Lettering
04 Free Script Fonts
05 2012 Typography Resources and Links
06 GALLO FONTS over 200
07 Photoshop (Fonts) Madness
08 Photoshop (touch-n-run) Madness
09 Infographics 101: Using Pictures to Communicate
10 What makes a great logo?
11 CREATIVE Tidbits : Deciphering Ideas
12 Pasting and placing MS Word text into Adobe applications
13 Print Advertising delivers Best ROI
14 60-Seconds: What if the Internet went away?
15 &Else : SVG Import is Here
16 3D Miniature Volkswagen Test Drive Cars
. . . and lots more! August 31, 2012

Pasting and placing MS Word text into Adobe applications

MS Word is probably most popular text editor in the World. You can take advantage of its predefined styles, charts, clip arts and place them in Adobe applications. This tutorial gives you some examples on how to do that and explains why. August 31, 2012

Free Script Fonts

everyone needs a good script or two. You'll need something elegant, something fresh, something wild, something retro, and something grunge. While this is a good collection of scripts to start, we'll be uploading more and more during the festival. These are ready to download for free:
* Take me out to the ball game! Sedona Script
* PIA FRAUSS' Extraordinary Calligraphy Collection
* Learning Curve simplified monostroke script
* Scrips and more from Digital Graphic Labs
* Ballpark Weiner by Mickey Rossi
* CAC Champagne, 'Wedding Script'
* The King and Queen Font
* Quilline Thin
* Moody Boys
... and more: August 30, 2012

18th Annual Fall Typography Surf

All year long, I've been saving up typography references for our annual fonts surf. There are now so many typography knock-off and replicator sites it is almost no longer worth the surf. With Pinterest, and any number of other specialized social networking sites with topics, you're almost sure to get an overload of visual stimulation very quickly. So, sit back and take a little time . . . August 30, 2012

Infographics 101: Using Pictures to Communicate

Infographics 101: Using Pictures to Communicate and Connect With Your Audiences -- explains what infographics are, how they are put together, and how you can use them in your business. August 30, 2012

Photoshop (Fonts) Madness

PHOTOSHOP MADNESS is where you practically go mad trying to find the most useful stuff for Photoshop! We transition from "Back to (Design) School" Madness to Fonts & Typography madness getting ready for September's 18th Annual Fonts Festival . . .
* 3D Photoshop Typography and samples
* An Untitled work by No10x
* TM Abstract by Tamilia
* 3D dr3amX by dr3amx
* Library Refreshed
and more August 29, 2012

Photoshop (touch-n-run) Madness

PHOTOSHOP MADNESS is where you practically go mad trying to find the most useful stuff for Photoshop! More good tutorials we've gathered in an attempt to help you actually learn something . . .
* Retouch a Model Portrait with Flawless Natural Skin
* Burning Wishes - Abstract Tutorial
* Forming a Realistic Wooden Beast
* Fantastic Make-up Make-over ... and more August 24, 2012

Print Advertising delivers Best ROI

For some years we've preached that online advertising is a hoax. The web turned advertising upside down -- traditional advertising has been beneficial to both the advertiser and the publisher. Not so with web advertising. Now, Shweiki Media has compiled facts and statistics from multiple studies and reports explaining why traditional print advertising WORKS. August 24, 2012

SVG Import is Here

Artboard is a powerful vector drawing software for Mac OS X Lion. Today's latest update provides support for the most requested feature from users - the import of SVG vector graphics. (Made in USA) August 23, 2012