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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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    15 Must-See Photoshop Photo Effect Tutorials

    Looking to create the perfect image on Photoshop, spice up your graphic design portfolio, learn new photo manipulation tools or just have some fun?We've selected 15 fresh new Photoshop photo effect tutorials. From vintage lomo effects to creating your very own iTunes style illustrations — it's all here! 1. Quick Lomo Effect 8. Puppet Warp Tool 2. Classic Photo Effect 9. ...
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    How To Build a Better Home Studio

    You did it! You’ve negotiated with your boss or embraced your entrepreneurial spirit and the home office is yours. Think of all the time you’ll save on the commute, the extra hours you’ll punch in, and the flexibility you’ll enjoy. You’re ready to kick back and… oh, work. Remember, even with all the promises of work-at-home grandeur, there are just ...
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    24 Inspiring Logo Designs

    Logos represent corporate identity. It is one of the most important elements in a company’s public image. First impressions are important and logos should capture the attention of potential clients. This makes logo design one of the most difficult aspects of graphics design for any designer. The following are some creative logos that you can draw inspiration from that displays ...
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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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    3 Easy Tips for Setting Up Still Life Paintings

    ArtBistro Partner, internationally recognized professional artist and author of FineArtTips.com, Lori McNee shares three easy steps that can make a big difference when setting up and lighting a still life painting. Do you have some tips you find handy when setting up still life paintings? We want to hear them — Share below!
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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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    7 Free Web Alternatives to Photoshop

    7 Free Web Alternatives to Photoshop
    Tired of going through trial versions of Adobe Photoshop? Frustrated by the limitations of common accessory programs like Paint? You're not alone. Adobe Photoshop may be the holy grail of photo editing software, but that doesn't mean you've got to break the bank to produce high-quality photos! The Internet has spawned some amazing open source photo editing programs that'll get the ...
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    Create Your Own CD Cover Using GIMP

    *+PART 1+* Select a CD from any genre of music. Choose one that you are familiar with. On a separate sheet of paper, sketch a tasteful and creative design for the CD that includes: p((. • The Title p((. • The Artist p((. • Meaningful imagery p((. • Color choices *+PART 2+* Create a new Word document and explain the choices ...
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    Video Tutorial: How to Draw Valentine Hearts With Wings

    Video Tutorial: How to Draw Valentine Hearts With Wings
    It's never too late to show that special someone that you care. And, handmade gifts are straight from the heart. Learn how to draw a Valentine's Day heart with wings to adorn a Valentine card, a surprise love note, or even place-mats for a romantic dinner — Love! Here's how: How to Draw Valentine Hearts With Wings div.custom_widget {border:0px;}[widget:related_reads_videotutorials]
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    Secrets of the Ancient Greeks: Color and Meaning

    Secrets of the Ancient Greeks: Color and Meaning
    One of the fun things about colors is that it somehow always seems to reflect the leading view of a certain age or culture. Take the ancient Greek view on color... Aristotle described color as a quality of material. The surface of any kind of material releases small particles (atoms). The shape of the particles is determined by the kind of ...
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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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    Proper Use of Linen and Paper Hinging Tape

    While drymounting is fine for temporary display pieces, and occasionally is necessary for permanent art objects, the best technique for attaching works on paper to a mat board is by hinging with archival tapes. Lightweight pieces can be attached with archival paper tape; heavier pieces may require the extra strength offered by linen. The reason for using hinges rather than simple ...
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    Make a DVD Portfolio using iDVD

    Make a DVD Portfolio using iDVD
    +*PROJECT: DVD Portfolio*+ *Create your own DVD Portfolio including:* p(. 1. Five different original images for menu backgrounds. p(. 2. One or more original menu musical scores of loops or student written material. p(. 3. Four original animations for submenu buttons. p(. 4. Eight original images created in class reflecting the Elements of Art and the Principles of Design. p(. 5. ...
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    Moneygami: The Art of Paper Money Folding

    Moneygami: The Art of Paper Money Folding
    There is a Chinese quotation said that money is not everything, but without money you can’t do many things, including this. Introducing the art of moneygami, where origami meets paper money. I have seen many people use money paper to fold a heart shape or something simple, but Hasegawa Yousuke has taken paper money folding to the next level. !http://artbistro.monster.com/nfs/artbistro/photos/0038/8083/moneygami-faces_normal.jpg?1205450633! [widget:9_steps_guide_art_benifits] ...
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    How To: Inking in Photoshop

    How To: Inking in Photoshop
    To ink a drawing, I would choose between either Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator. They are distinctly different in the way they work, so here is a breakdown: p((. Photoshop is pixel-based, and Illustrator is vector-based. This means Photoshop “paints” pixels, or tiny little dots on your screen; Illustrator, on the other hand, draws shapes and strokes using mathematical calculations. p((. In ...
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    How to Make a Portfolio

    How to Make a Portfolio
    How Do I Create a Portfolio? Go to Portfolios. Click on Go to My Portfolios. Click on Create New Gallery. Name the Album in the space provided. Select a category. Check public or private. Fill in description. Click Continue NOTE: By selecting descriptive titles for your portfolio, you make it easier for someone to find your images when they search the ...
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    Adobe Illustrator: Create Line Drawings Part 2

    Adobe Illustrator: Create Line Drawings Part 2
    h4. *Fixing Your Drawing* When you have finished laying down your drawing, you can now go back and fix any small mistakes you may have made. *Using the Brush Tool,* Highlight the stroke that you want to fix. Now, simply “redraw” a brush stroke over it. Notice that the stroke that you highlighted changes. I find this tip useful for fixing ...
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    How to Drymount with Contact Adhesives

    Contact adhesives are types of glue which, when dry, will stick on contact with another surface with the same glue. In this category are rubber cement, Super 77, Photo Mount and Remount. Although not all adhesives of this type are suitable for archival mounting, drymounting with contact adhesive is a necessary technique for wrinkle-free bonding of large sheet papers to boards. ...
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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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