Designing Women: Jane Conner-ziser

We get so wrapped up in Photoshop stuff, we often forget about the extraordinary work being done in Corel Painter! One particular artist will totally sweep you away, so I knew I had to get her into this year's Designing Women. . . ladies and gentlemen, meet : Jane Conner-ziser! March 31, 2011

16th Annual Designing Women

Welcome to the 16th Annual Designing Women edition of DTG Magazine and the Graphic Design & Publishing Center ... the annual quest to find the very best in women designers in graphic design, illustration, photography, typography, advertising, screen printing and visual communications. Enjoy the trip February 28, 2011

3D Photo gallery without Flash?

If you're looking for more robust photo galleries for the web, maybe you need a 3D photo gallery. But maybe you just haven't had the time to learn Flash well enough to take the plunge. While we don't like, nor recommend Flash photo galleries, if you insist, this will make your life easier. February 17, 2011

In search of Martin Luther King Jr.

Each year, we like to focus on achievements in the visual communications world in celebration of Black History Month. This year we're taking a little different approach in a quest to find creative expressions of Martin Luther King Jr. We've also updated the whole series of pages about Black designers and artists in the world ... February 14, 2011

David Lance Goines: 40 years of Posters

Thanks to the new book tracing four decades of stunning posters from David, I have the distinct pleasure of idolizing yet another of my most-admired contemporary graphic designers. Everyone who loves the visual arts needs this ... November 1, 2010

FREEDOM: our first winner ...

sandie.netSandie's art "Freedom" has been selected from the incoming submissions as the first winner in our
"WHAT DOES FREEDOM MEAN TO YOU" theme contest for JULY. Will you be the next winner? Hope so!
Sandie's studios are in Indiana, U.S.A., and she'll be receiving a stack of graphic design and publishing arts books from the Design Bookshelf collection of collectible titles.
SEE Sandie's work full size
sandie.net See Sandie's art at sandie.net
WHAT DOES FREEDOM MEAN TO YOU July 17, 2010

Download web image collections

How many times have you wished you could just grab all the images in a blog gallery -- rather than sitting there selecting them one-by-one? This is a very cool way to download graphic image collections... June 24, 2010

Designing in White ... paper

White space is often called negative space. But in this instance, we're designing with the pure characteristics of paper, mixed with some very creative talent. Try some of these and discover the treasures found in paper January 28, 2010

Visions in Black & White

Start the year off with this field trip to the studios of some of the best digital portrait painters in the world. This special collection was selected because they leverage black and white - non color - to create rather special portraits December 29, 2009

Logos: of Negative Space

Designing a logo is a process that combines a thorough understanding of the essence of the client's message. When a designer sends the message utilizing multiple images within a unique single image -- we call that a "world class logo" October 29, 2009