Photoshop Tutorials for Ralph Lauren and Everyone Else

Ralph Lauren’s recent ad that features a model whose head is wider than her waist is just the latest example of what happens when undereducated …

Great Halloween graphic design jobs

macabre_girlHalloween is my favorite holiday, as my penchant for the macabre never fleeted as I transitioned from engrossing myself in the “Scary Stories to

Seeding A Distribution List

One of the most important elements in any marketing effort is delivery and turn-around time. Even if you’re using a vendor to send out your mail or e-mail message, there’s no need to rely on that second party to report how and when your marketing message hits.

Google Sidewiki for graphic designers and marketers

While the tech business world is abuzz about Google Wave, I’ve been exploring another new Google tool called Sidewiki. Sidewiki is a gadget …

Top 5 uses for Twitter

Twitter is a hugely popular microblogging service. The service has moved well beyond the ”What are you doing?” restrictions of its beginnings. Twitter has become …

Graphic Design Is a Low-Stress Job? Ha!

The stereotypical graphic designer thrives on coffee and deadlines, has a cluttered desktop, keeps late hours and often has demanding clients who think they’re the …

Copyright: How Do You Do That?

copyrightsymbolLet’s start by defining copyright. A copyright is “a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States to the authors of ‘original …

Best Barbecue Sauce Labels

The South might have a reputation for crafting fine barbecue sauces, but we all love to slather our ribs, pork, chicken, and just about anything …

Can I Use Celebrity Images in my Design?

michael_jacksonI often have these great ideas for T-shirts with celebrities’ images on the front. After the passing of Michael Jackson, everyone wanted to run out …