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    Altering Mood Via Light in Your Photography

    Altering Mood Via Light in Your Photography
    Light is obviously quite important in the occurrence of color. How important exactly can now be assessed through the billions of snapshots that have been uploaded onto the web. Many of those snapshots are from the same landmarks, such as the Taj Mahal in India. What would happen if you place a number of these snapshots next to each other? What ...
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    Adobe Premiere Pro: Adjusting White Balance with the Fast Color Corrector

    Adobe Premiere Pro: Adjusting White Balance with the Fast Color Corrector
    "Continued from, What the Fast Color Corrector Tools Do":http://artbistro.monster.com/training/articles/236-adobe-premiere-what-the-fast-color-corrector-tools-do- If the Auto Color effect doesn’t resolve color problems in your video, try white balancing your clip using the Fast Color Corrector effect. Here’s how: *1.* Double-click the target clip on the timeline. *2.* Click the Effect Controls tab to open that panel. *3.* In the Effects panel, click and drag the ...
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    Paint Colors: A Historical Perspective

    In painting, different palettes yield different results. The two basic types of palette are either one composed mostly of earth colors acting as counterpoints to a few bright, chromatic colors, or one made up almost entirely of chromatics, with all neutrals mixed from complementary colors. For artists wanting to emulate the Old Masters, the more appropriate choice is an assortment of ...
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    An Artist's Sketchbook

    An Artist's Sketchbook
    A book about the ocean If you take one of my drawing classes, you’re all too familiar with these sketchbooks I’ve become obsessed with, since I keep having my students buy them and do projects in them. I wish I had a better way to describe them, but one of their selling points is their absolute non-descriptiveness: they are small (6 ...
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    The Myth of the Favourite Color

    The Myth of the Favourite Color
    When I Googled "favourite color" I came up with 1,930,000 hits. The favourite color is apparently a favourite subject. Trouble is: there's no such thing as a favourite color. At least not in the form of a pot of paint or a color swatch. First: it is impossible for the human eye to consistently identify a specific color. In other words: ...
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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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    Elements of Art

    Create a new folder in your Documents named Elements. *+VERTICAL, HORIZONTAL, DIAGONAL, CURVED, AND ZIGZAG+* 1. Open The Gimp 2. Create a new file by selecting *File>New (Ctrl+N)* 3. Use the *Preset: 800x600.* 4. Select the *landscape button.* 5. Select the *Advanced Options* and set the *Colorspace* to *RGB color.* 6. *Fill with: White.* (You will repeat these settings for every ...
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    Beta Web Site using iWeb

    *+TO CREATE A WEBSITE:+* 1. Double-click the iWeb application icon in your Applications folder. Select File>New Site (Shift+Apple+N). 2. In the template chooser that appears, select 1.0 Themes from the drop-down menu. Now select the Black template below. In the thumbnails on the right, scroll down and select the Blank webpage (the selected template has a yellow border around it). template ...
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    Organizing and Placing Web Images Using iPhoto & iWeb

    *+PART 1: IMPORTING AND ORGANIZING YOUR WEB IMAGES IN IPHOTO+* 1. Open iPhoto. 2. Drag the beta_images folder into the iPhoto Source window. A new album containing the images will be created in the Source window. 3. Select iPhoto>Preferences>Keywords 4. Click the (+) button and add “web” as a new Keyword. 5. Drag all of you the .jpg, .gif, and .png ...
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    Illustration: Penelope Dullaghan Demonstrates Color Play

    Illustration: Penelope Dullaghan Demonstrates Color Play
    I recently got an email asking me two questions. (I’ll tackle the second one in a later post.) But the first one was: “I am interested in learning about techniques people employ for developing better connection with color - special exercises? do you keep library?” !http://artbistro.monster.com/nfs/artbistro/photos/0016/7351/paint_mix2.jpg! I thought this was a great question. And you all know how much I love ...
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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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    ArtBistro Podcast: Fear Limits Creativity

    ArtBistro Podcast: Fear Limits Creativity
    *"Accidental Creative":http://accidentalcreative.com/ Podcast #53* Sometimes we can be guilty of artificially limiting our own creativity. When we live in fear – whether it be fear of failure or even fear of success – we can never really reach our creative potential. In this podcast, we discuss some of the sources of fear that might limit us and how to turn ...
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    Adobe Premiere Pro/Audition: Increase low-volume regions

    Adobe Premiere Pro/Audition: Increase low-volume regions
    In conjunction with "Normalizing Audio in Premiere Pro and Audition":http://artbistro.monster.com/training/articles/240-normalizing-audio-in-premiere-pro-and-audition- h4. To increase low-volume regions in Audition, do the following: *1.* In the Display area, click and drag in the waveform to select the quiet regions. *2.* Choose Effects > Amplitude > Normalize (process). *3.* If the default parameters shown in Figure 74c suit your needs (usually, they will), click OK ...
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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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    GarageBand: Add Music to Animation

    +*PROJECT: Scoring Original Animation*+ Open your Original Animation in GarageBand and add an original score. Steps: p(. 1. Open your Original Animation in iMovie HD p(. 2. Choose Share > GarageBand. GarageBand will open. p(. 3. In GarageBand choose Control > Show Media Browser. p(. 4. Click the Media Browser button (next to the Track Info button). [widget:9_steps_guide_design_benifits] p(. 5. Click ...
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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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    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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    What is Shareware?

    h4. What is Shareware? Shareware is software that you can try before you buy. Software developers post trial versions of their software on websites. Consumers can then download the trial version to their computer and evaluate it. If the consumer likes the software they can purchase it. Shareware is also called try before you buy. Today almost every big software company ...
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    Dreamweaver CS3 workflow overview

    h4. You can use several approaches to create a website; this is one approach: h4. *Plan and set up your site* Determine where the files will go and examine site requirements, audience profiles, and site goals. Additionally, consider technical requirements such as user access, as well as browser, plug‑in, and download restrictions. After you’ve organized your information and determined a structure, ...
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    Organize your Image Files in iPhoto

    1. Import (Shift+Apple+I) your images into iPhoto. 2. Select your Lessons, Elements, and Principles folders and click Import. 3. Select iPhoto>Preferences>Keywords 4. Create three new keywords: p((. • Lessons p((. • Elements p((. • Principles [widget:9_steps_guide_design_benifits] 5. Assign the appropriate keyword to the appropriate image. 6. Create three new albums in iPhoto: p((. • Lessons Files p((. • Elements of Art ...

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