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    Answers to the Fashion IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Fashion IQ Quiz
    ArtBistro created the Fashion IQ Quiz to test how much you know about all things fashionable. We listened to your feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. Don’t cheat! If you haven’t taken the "Fashion IQ Quiz":http://artbistro.monster.com/news/quizzes/show/70 yet, go take it first! See answers on the next page… [page] 1) You’ll get your Birkin bag ...
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    Are You Committed to Growth?

    Are You Committed to Growth?
    *Accidental Creative Podcast* h4. Are You Committed to Growth? If you are not growing you are dying. In this AC podcast we take a look at #4 on the AC Manifesto, “we are committed to growth.” Are you developing disciplines in your life to help you grow in your creating? Right-click (PC) or Control-click (Mac) here to save the podcast ...
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    Interview: John Winsor of Crispin, Porter + Bogusky

    Interview: John Winsor of Crispin, Porter + Bogusky
    *Accidental Creative Podcast* h4. John Winsor In this interview, John Winsor of Crispin, Porter + Bogusky shares his insight on career and creating. John is the author of Spark and Beyond The Brand. Right-click (PC) or Control-click (Mac) here to save the podcast MP3 file. [widget:9_steps_guide_design_benifits]
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    Do You Need a Manifesto?

    Do You Need a Manifesto?
    *Accidental Creative Podcast* h4. Do You Need a Manifesto? Call it a line in the sand. In this podcast, we discuss the basic principles that will guide the AC community moving forward. What does it look like to be brilliant, prolific and healthy? Right-click (PC) or Control-click (Mac) here to save the podcast MP3 file. [widget:9_steps_guide_design_benifits]
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    Generosity and Your Design

    Generosity and Your Design
    *Accidental Creative Podcast* h4. Generosity Generosity in the creative process is a core ethic of healthy, thriving teams and artists. But how do we cultivate the practice of generosity? Right-click (PC) or Control-click (Mac) here to save the podcast MP3 file. [widget:9_steps_guide_design_benifits]
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    Tips for Keeping a "Green" Studio!

    Tips for Keeping a "Green" Studio!
    Draw on it! There are many ways to stay green in the art studio. One of the best ways is by finding a use for the scraps and leftovers that might otherwise be thrown out. This month we showed you how to cut a simple mat, but before you throw out that piece you cut out of the middle, here are ...
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    Designer's Guide to Writing Copy

    Designer's Guide to Writing Copy
    As designers, there are times when the client asks us to write copy for their project. In our experience, we're mostly called on to edit the copy written by someone else. That is a pretty easy gig, especially for those who have a good grasp of language, spelling, and grammar. But, what about writing actual copy and starting from scratch? Copywriting ...
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    Become a Color Guru

    Become a Color Guru
    Having the right color combination in your work can make or break your design. Knowing which colors schemes coordinate with others is absolutely crucial to being successful. Here is your color theory tutorial. Read these helpful articles to learn how to become a color guru. h4. "You Know Your Colors but Do You Know Their Contrasts":http://admin.artbistro.monster.com:8080/careers/articles/743-training-you-know-your-colors-but-do-you-know-their-contrasts h4. "Color and Comics":http://artbistro.monster.com/careers/articles/2399-color-and-comics h4. ...
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    All You Need to Know About Brushes

    All You Need to Know About Brushes
    Of all the items that can fill an artist’s paint box, brushes will have more impact on the quality of results than any other art supply. As the brush is, quite literally, where paint meets canvas, selecting the right brush for the task at hand is critical to realizing artistic intent. What makes a brush good for one’s own particular painting ...
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    Amazing Japanese Style Web Designs

    Amazing Japanese Style Web Designs
    Japan is a country that has very rich and unique styles of design and culture that balance between usability and aesthetic, modern and traditional. I really like the traditional Japanese styles of designs, patterns, and colors which have been implemented into modern life lifestyles. Web design is no exception. Recently, I came across this great blog with an article about some ...
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    Hoya R72 Infrared Filter

    Hoya R72 Infrared Filter
    We've teamed up with "JPG Magazine":http://jpgmag.com/?utm_source=AB_other&utm_medium=other&utm_campaign=AB_Challenge to offer a unique "Photo Competition":http://jpgmag.com/themes/58/?utm_source=AB_other&utm_medium=other&utm_campaign=AB_Challenge: The following article will tell you exactly what infrared photography is and how to produce these amazing images. This photo challenge is technical in nature and is only for photos taken with infrared film or using an infrared filter. Please don't add photos taken just in low light. If ...
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    Interview with Peter Block

    Interview with Peter Block
    ArtBistro Podcast: #99 Interview with Peter Block Peter Block is a man who wears many hats. He is an internationally coveted speaker, a consultant to the biggest corporations in the world, and a best-selling author. Lately he's also been making a name for himself as a citizen by facilitating conversations within communities. In this interview, Peter discusses uncovering and acting ...
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    Papercraft! Download, Print, Cut & Fold.

    Papercraft! Download, Print, Cut & Fold.
    So, suddenly you found out that your working space is a little boring and wanted to put some little cute miniature stuffs but without spending any money. Well, why don’t just making this do-it-yourself free papercraft? There are several sites that offer free, downloadable, nicely designed paper models in PDF or picture format. You can print them out on a heavy ...
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    Button Design PSD Resource Download

    Button Design PSD Resource Download
    It’s free resource time! Well this is a button design resources with different styles and colors that I created myself. The button is make out of scalable shapes, so you can adjust or resize- it’s flexible and highly customizable. Feel free to download it if you like it or find it useful. You can download the PSD resource file at the ...
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    Creating Omspace 3D Cylinder Graphic in Illustrator

    Creating Omspace 3D Cylinder Graphic in Illustrator
    Upon entering Omspace, Kenny Ren's weblog, I immediately was attracted to the huge and interesting 3D graph header. Then, I wondered how to create the 3D Cylinder graph in Illustrator. It is quite simple to achieve and I had plenty of fun in the process. To do this tutorial, Adobe Illustrator CS or above is a must, because we need to ...
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    Color Spacing

    Color Spacing
    Thanks to Igor Asselbergs, here is a great graphic design or typography technique. It is a great way to communicate with the public while grabbing their attention to the content. I like the black and white example and how the type is slightly over lapped. Wow! the color one is really tricky. It makes my eyes hurt to look at it. ...
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    How to Paint Faster

    How to Paint Faster
    *Faster* As an illustrator, the faster you can produce images, the better off you’ll be. It means you can fit more jobs into your schedule, which is more money in your pocket. It will also help you hit your deadlines more easily, which is absolutely necessary in this business. If you find you have trouble with this, here’s a few time-saving ...
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    Links for Designers

    These links are provided as a resource for showing your work, scholarships, trade information, latest design trends and other organizations that help designers. Want to get linked? Email: info@artbistro.com for more information. - See your link here? Make sure to add a link to ArtBistro on your site. Are you a member and want to post your personal site? click here. ...
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    How to Take Full Webpage Screenshot

    How to Take Full Webpage Screenshot
    There are tons of great website designs on the web out there. Sometimes, web users wanted to take screenshot of the website either for future reference or as collection. The easiest method to use is by hitting the Print Screen and Paste it in MS Paint. But what if we want a full page screenshot? Last time, when I want a ...
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    Creating Dotted Tunnel in Illustrator

    Creating Dotted Tunnel in Illustrator
    I remember that I first saw the dotted tunnel in one picture posted in fubiz.net which spared my idea on creating this tutorial. The graphic effect is kind of cool so I decided to try replicate the look and found out that it’s simple to do. The main tools used for this tutorial are the Pen Tool, Transform Tool and Blend ...
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