Graphic Design

April 23, 2009

When creating a duotone in Photoshop, the first thing you need to do is convert the image into greyscale. Under the image menu, go to mode and then greyscale. You will get a pop-up window that...

April 21, 2009

What is brainstorming? According to Merriam-Webster.com, it’s a problem-solving technique that involves the spontaneous contribution of ideas from all members of the group. So what we are talking...

April 19, 2009

How do you hang punctuation outside the text box in Quark? Here’s how you do it: If you are using display type (larger point sizes) you will want to take the time to tighten up the space between...

April 12, 2009

Part of being a good designer is having the ability to understand your client’s wants, needs and limitations. It’s very important to gather as much information as possible before jumping into a...

April 9, 2009

An Adobe expert is someone that has passed a test or a series of tests on how to use Adobe software. You can test on individual programs and get certified. You can also test on a series of...

April 6, 2009

Check out Time's list of the top 25 ecommerce sites. Take a look at each, and take notes. These websites share specific characteristics that you can apply in every advertising and marketing...

April 5, 2009

When evaluating the quality of color in a proof the best tool is our eyes. The human eye is able to sense wavelengths of light ranging from about 380 nm to about 780 nm, which means we have the...

April 3, 2009

You’ve worked half the night on this project. It really looks fantastic on your screen. You send a PDF to your client and they love it. They say, “Go with it, no changes.” Next you send it to the...

March 31, 2009

[caption id="attachment_834" align="alignright" width="255" caption="Zip up! This incredible image effect was created by the user meowza using the Aviary Phoenix Image Editor."][/caption] If you...

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The PsPrint Blog is a resource for graphic designers, freelancers, small business owners and fans of print marketing. You'll find helpful techniques on printing everything there is to print, including business cards, postcards, brochures, stickers, invitations, greeting cards, door hangers, magnets and more. The PsPrint Blog shares creative ways to improve your design and layout skills, and useful tips for marketing your business in any medium. We also like to have a little fun, sharing design inspiration and spotlighting some our favorite customers' printed pieces in our "Hot Off the Press" series.