Picture Perfect: Aspect Ratio

help_bad_stretchedIf you have yet to do so, read my article about resolution, in which I covered re-sizing images, a topic that has everything to do …

Where to get Photoshop for free? And other stupid questions with legitimate answers …

question-markQ: Where to get Photoshop for free?

A: You can use a peer-to-peer (P2P) software service or a bit torrent software to download and/or capture …

Design movie posters for a living?

shrekposterThis sounds like one of the coolest jobs on earth, yet I had never considered what designing movie posters for a living would be like …

Outsourcing upgrade: Cloud commuting

Cloud commuting is a fairly new term — an upgrade if you will — for outsourcing. Outsourcing has suffered a bum rap from people whose …

Picture Perfect: Resolution 101

This is one of the fundamentals of graphic design and a very important part of maintaining a great relationship with your printer! Resolution.

Resolution is …

Throw out all the rules – the art of the calculated risk

MacArthur_Manila“You are remembered for the rules you break.” – General Douglas MacArthur

Ask any mega-entrepreneur – Gates, Ford, Jobs, Trump, McMahon – what the ingredients …

Distribution services

mailmanDistribution is yet another service that a client of yours may need. And you thought you were just an artist…

After a client finishes a …

The social phenomenon

freelancerworld A few short years ago MySpace, Facebook and others of their ilk were considered to be a domain of the young. Only college and high …

A graphic designer writing copy?

I decided to write this article because lately I’ve gotten several requests for writing copy for various materials such as brochures, flyers, taglines, etc. I’ve …