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    Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz

    Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz
    LedgerLink created the Are You Ready For St. Patrick's Day? quiz to help you learn more about the March 17 holiday. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Are You Ready For St. Patrick's Day? quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) ...
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    Essential Photoshop Shortcuts

    Essential Photoshop Shortcuts
    When you are working on a design, do you have to use the Tools Palette at all in Photoshop or have your fingers memorized the shortcuts? Not using the Photoshop key commands is a sure way to slow yourself down; it’s frustrating to not be able to work as fast as your mind can think! The Tools Palette It is essential ...
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    Your Total Website Makeover

    Your Total Website Makeover
    Langton Cherubino Group creates marketing strategies and communications programs for others. It was time to take a dose of our own medicine. Once upon a time a Flash-based brochure-ware website showing our portfolio was sufficient. But now we have Web 2.0 and “Business as usual” is over. The new economy demands that we revisit our marketing messaging and the way we ...
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    Your Total Website Makeover

    *Langton Cherubino Group's new home page* Langton Cherubino Group creates marketing strategies and communications programs for others. It was time to take a dose of our own medicine. Once upon a time a Flash-based brochure-ware website showing our portfolio was sufficient. But now we have Web 2.0 and “Business as usual” is over. The new economy demands that we revisit ...
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    Answers to the Winter Holiday IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Winter Holiday IQ Quiz
    ArtBistro created the What's Your Winter Holiday IQ? quiz to help you learn more about all the winter holidays. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your Winter Holiday IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Why do we hang ...
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    Free Fonts Downloads!

    Free Fonts Downloads!
    FFonts is a great new website that allows for the exploration of and download of fonts (for Free!) There are huge numbers of fonts on this site and they are organized in a logical manner with previews of each one as well. Teachers and students are sure to find the perfect typeface that will make their paper or presentation come to ...
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    Answers to the Turkey Quiz

    ArtBistro created the What's Your Turkey IQ? quiz to help you learn more about Thanksgiving's most popular dish: The Turkey. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your Turkey IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) 1. Deep-frying turkeys originated ...
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    5 Tips for Picking Colors for Your Home

    5 Tips for Picking Colors for Your Home
    How to pick colors for your home: Think combinations, not colors. Picking colors is in fact about picking a combination of colors. One color is no color. Did you know the human eye can't even perceive single colors? We can only see color differences, in other words: we only perceive contrasts. Therefor it's no use fretting over a single color for ...
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    Color Secrets Revealed

    Color Secrets Revealed
    An excellent understanding of color is a must for artists and designers. A strong knowledge of color relationships will take you far in your career. See if you can guess which relationships are stronger than others. Lauren Krause is an experienced design blogger for CreativeCurio.com. Read her informative analysis of successful color combinations and color theory. h2. "Find the secrets here.":http://artbistro.monster.com/news/articles/9889-color-secrets-revealed ...
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    Color Secrets Revealed

    Color is such a vast and vari­able ele­ment that it can be dif­fi­cult to cover it fully in any one post. It can also be a lit­tle over­whelm­ing when try­ing to imple­ment it into your designs. On the next pages there are some sam­ple color palettes, taken from clas­sic color the­ory based combinations. The color wheel is one of the ...
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    ArtBistro Podcast: Burnout and Pacing

    ArtBistro Podcast: Burnout and Pacing
    *Accidental Creative Podcast* h4. Burnout and Pacing As those required to "create-on-demand" it can be difficult to maintain anything resembling a healthy "pace" in our lives. Sometimes it can feel like we're hitting the same note over-and-over again and our RPM's are constantly *revved to the max.* We must learn PACE if we want to keep our creative edge. Right-click ...
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    Create a Business Logo with a Techie Background

    Create a Business Logo with a Techie Background
    Today we are going to learn how to create a stylish business logo with techie background in Adobe Illustrator. This tutorial was actually a request by a reader last month, but so sorry that it take so long until now I only manage to write this tutorial and post it up. As mentioned earlier, the final outcome of this tutorial which ...
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    The Role of Color in Marketing

    The Role of Color in Marketing
    Today I came across an absolutely great color design that makes tons of money. Really? Yes, really. This report: internetretailer.com says proflower.com has the highest conversion rate of all e-commerce sites, a staggering 30%. In other words: one out of three visitors actually makes a purchase. Looking at the site I'm not surprised. The site is very, very well designed. All ...
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    Typography Marathon!

    Typography Marathon!
    This was definitely one of my most fun assignments to date. I worked with art director Ryan Noel from Borshoff on this campaign for IPL to support community in Indianapolis. So it’s a wide range of topics, and media was placed in various pubs for events and happenings in the city. Ryan came up with the idea of doing headlines (written ...
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    Answers to the Name That Font Quiz

    Answers to the Name That Font Quiz
    ArtBistro created the Name That Font quiz to test how much you know about fonts. We listened to your feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Name That Font quiz yet, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Arial 2) Comic Sans ...
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    Quiz Answers: Name That Font II (Advanced Version)

    Quiz Answers: Name That Font II  (Advanced Version)
    ArtBistro created the Name That Font II: Advanced Version because the first one was such a success and we felt you need more of a challenge. Did you take the first font quiz? Take it here. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Name That Font quiz yet, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) ...
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    4 Tips for Creating an Effective Poster Design

    4 Tips for Creating an Effective Poster Design
    You’re ready to make a poster. The creative juices are flowing and you have a deadline to meet, but wait! Don’t start without reviewing these 4 important poster design tips. The User Comes First This is probably the most important tip for creating an effective poster design. Scratch that, it’s probably the most important tip for creating any kind of design. ...
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    Taking Design from Good to Great with Gradients

    Gradients are one of those things that can take a design from good to great. Sometimes it’s hard to get the values just perfect though! No problem. We can check out what other people have done in the past. Below I’ve shown the original piece and then I took it into Photoshop and sampled a spot from the center of the ...
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    Logos vs. Mythos

    Logos vs. Mythos
    From the swoosh on our running shoes, to the mermaid on our morning cup of joe to companies like Amazon, Oracle and Delphi, mythology is everywhere. Nike the Greek goddess of victory encourages us to banish our fears and “Just do it.” The Starbucks mermaid sets us adrift in a sea of caffeinated bliss. All of these logos represent the values ...
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    Download Quality Fonts for Free

    Download Quality Fonts for Free
    Font Squirrel When comes to free fonts resources, "dafont" normally will be the first site that comes to mind because of it’s great font library and easy to use interface. However, there are also other alternative font resource sites that showcase top quality free fonts too. They are Font Squirrel and Fontex. Both sites tend to make quality free font searching ...
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