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Huge List of Adobe Photoshop Tutorial Sites, Search Engines, & Directories - A huge list of Adobe Photoshop tutorial resources as well as Photoshop directories & search engines.
A Roundup of the Best Photoshop Logo Design Tutorials Online - I have collected the top Photoshop Logo Design tutorials online and listed them for you below. There are also plenty of Web 2.0 Logo Design tutorials as well.
Phtoshop Tutorials - A Touch of Class -- Web Design Tutorial - If you'd like to design a site that's a bit more elegant than the standard business web design style, follow along with this tutorial.
Photoshop Tutorials - Transparent GIFs - If you're using Photoshop 3.0, you'll need to get the Gif89A Export Filter from Adobe.
Photoshop Tutorials - Transparent GIFs AC - Make the background or border of your image invisible.
Photoshop Tutorials - Tiger Skin Web Design Tutorial - This tutorial demonstrates how to make a website with a realistic tiger skin texture.
Tutorials - Cutting Up Images - Slice layouts
& templates for website use.
Photoshop Tutorials - Rounded Edges - Create rounded corners for site templates, interfaces, buttons, layouts, etc.
Photoshop Tutorials - Slicing Images - Slice your images and let Photoshop build the HTML for you!
Photoshop Tutorials - Optimization of Images - Learn how to use Photoshop to optimize images for the web.
Photoshop Tutorials - Split An Image - Learn how to split up an image into different sections and then place it into a table.
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Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part II
Today we continue looking at business cards that stand out, and here’s hoping you get some inspiration and ideas! After all, you only get one first impression, so your business card should be something that showcases the best of your design abilities. On Wednesday we looked at the use of interesting shapes, 3D business cards, [...]
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part I
As a graphic designer, your business card should do more than let people know how to contact you. If you’re interested in truly making a good first impression, the business card has got to stand out. Whether through color, design, die cutting, unique materials, 3D shapes, or actual samples of your work, a stand-out business [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part II
Today, we’re looking at the collaboration side of negotiation and collaboration in graphic design. Because your work is ultimately for the client, at times you as the designer must be willing to compromise to reach a mutually agreeable goal. Here are some tips to help you collaborate with clients. Ways to Collaborate Listen. On page 28 [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part I
It’s there in the design brief: the problem your client wants you to solve. But whether your objective is to create an advertisement, exhibition or public announcement, sometimes you and the client aren’t quite on the same page about what exactly the best design solution is. OC Photographer asked a great question about the collaborating [...]
When Things Go Bad: 5 Tips for Firing Clients
Most graphic designers will be in a similar situation at some point: the client will not pay, the client is never satisfied with your work yet won’t collaborate to fix it, or you simply realize that you and the client are not meshing. Regardless of when and why you need to fire a client, everyone [...]
Tips for Working with Clients: Approaching the Relationship
Whether you’re looking for design classes, design degree programs, internships or first jobs, it’s important to choose an option that will help you learn clear communication, especially when it comes to designer/client relationships. Knowing how to work with clients should always be part of a successful graphic design education. The following tips can help you [...]
Working for Good: Pro Bono Design, Part II
If you’re interested in doing pro bono graphic design work, it’s important to educate yourself about smart ways to do it. Once you’ve got some guidelines, you can approach your pro bono work with creativity; unless your client specifically requests it, you don’t need to limit yourself to a brochure. Consider these ideas for pro [...]
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