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    Adobe Premiere: What the Fast Color Corrector Tools Do

    Adobe Premiere: What the Fast Color Corrector Tools Do
    There are several tools within the Fast Color Corrector to help you fine-tune your video. Top to bottom, here’s what they do: h4. Hue Angle Controls the outer ring of the color wheel; rotating left shifts the colors toward green; rotating right shifts them toward red. h4. Balance Magnitude Controls correction intensity. This corresponds to the ball on the end of ...
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    Artist Painting Surfaces ( i.e. Canvas)

    There are three primary support materials used in traditional painting. Here are some quick facts about each. *Cotton Duck Canvas* - The most commonly used cloth support for painting. "Cotton Duck":http://www.utrechtart.com/dsp_view_products.cfm?classID=1310&subclassID=131010&brandname=Utrecht &ab=1 is economical, archival, and available in widths and weights to suit every possible painting application. [widget:9_steps_guide_art_benifits] *Linen Canvas*- Once the common utility cloth of Medieval Europe, Linen is now ...
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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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    A Glossary of Painting Terminology

    Here is a handy list of definitions of terms you will come across as you explore the world of fine art painting. Print this out and keep it handy - it's a invaluable reference. *Archival*: Suitable for use in creation or care of artifacts of potential or actual antique value; likely to resist natural deterioration when used according to sound practices ...
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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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    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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    Adobe Premiere Pro: Producing Flash Output Part 1

    Adobe Premiere Pro: Producing Flash Output Part 1
    Flash video is a popular streaming format for Internet and intranet use. The Adobe Media Encoder can produce Flash video in the FLV format, but not the SWF format, which contains the metadata required to make a Flash video executable online. If you’ve used the Flash 8 Video Encoder, the process will look very familiar, since Premiere Pro uses many of ...
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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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    Paper Terminology Glossary

    Paper Terminology Glossary
    When you are shopping for paper for your latest art project did you ever wonder what a Deckle Edge was? Or what 100% Rag actually means? Or whether you should choose Hot Pressed over Cold Pressed? We have compiled this handy list of artist paper terminology for your reference. Enjoy! *100% Rag* Made entirely of cotton and/or linen rag pulp *Bond ...
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    Framing in Your Studio

    For professionals who depend on the sale of artwork for their livelihood, framing costs have to be kept low, without compromising quality. While professional frame shops are an option for occasional jobs, for most artists having every piece framed professionally is just not economically feasible. Utrecht offers many presentation solutions that keep costs reasonable without compromising professional results. h4. Ready-made Frames ...
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    Premiere Pro: Working with the Adobe Media Encoder: Part One

    Premiere Pro: Working with the Adobe Media Encoder: Part One
    The Adobe Media Encoder is a flexible tool that can export your video project to a range of formats, including MPEG-1, MPEG-2, Macromedia Flash Video (FLV), QuickTime, RealMedia, and Windows Media. Though each format has its own peculiarities, the basic workflow is the same for all of them, which is what is covered here. You can export either a work area ...
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    Getting started with HTML

    This is a short introduction to writing HTML. What is HTML? It is a special kind of text document that is used by Web browsers to present text and graphics. The text includes markup tags such as @@ to indicate the start of a paragraph, and @@ to indicate the end of a paragraph. HTML documents are often referred to as ...
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    Using Artists Materials Safely

    Using Artists Materials Safely
    Simple Safety Measures - A helpful list of methods and best practices you should employ in your studio. h4. Avoid Overuse and Misapplication of Solvents. Solvents are common ingredients in many art supplies, allowing quick, easy application of a broad category of substances, with fast evaporation that allows rapid overpainting and no residue to spoil a varnish or paint layer. The ...
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    Deinterlacing Video for Progressive Output

    Deinterlacing Video for Progressive Output
    Most video acquisition formats like DV and the 1080i HDV codec used by the Sony and Canon HDV cameras are interlaced formats that contain two fields for every frame, usually shot 1/60th of a second apart (1/50th for PAL). In contrast, most streaming formats are frame-based. To produce frame-based video from interlaced sources involves combining the two fields into a single ...
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    How To - Decorative Surface Techniques

    The decorative arts have always included techniques for giving interesting surfaces to common materials. Whether mimicking a precious substance, imitating the patina of great age or simply using paints to the best advantage, art materials can give glamour and richness to otherwise ordinary objects and surfaces. h4. Using acrylic paint for wall decoration. Artists’ acrylics offer the broadest range of possibilities ...
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    Tips for Healthy Oil Painting

    Oil painting has a long history of innovation, with constant introduction of new materials and processes that broaden expressive possibilities, change the basic properties of the paint and mediums, and make the colors behave in new and interesting ways. Most of the original ingredients are still available (generally in a much higher-quality form than historic painters would have used); many other ...
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    Digital Paper Terminology

    Digital Paper Terminology
    The list below, provided by Legion Paper, is a comprehensive index of terminology used in making and referring to Digital Art Paper. You will find this glossary very valuable when shopping for or choosing the right digital art paper for your next project. *Additive Colors* Red, Green, and Blue are referred to as additive colors. Red + Green + Blue = ...
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    Adobe Premiere Pro: Producing Flash Output Part 2

    Adobe Premiere Pro: Producing Flash Output Part 2
    "Adobe Premiere Pro: Producing Flash Output Part 1":http://artbistro.monster.com/training/articles/244-adobe-premeire-pro-producing-flash-output-part-1 *7.* In the Flash Video Encoding Settings dialog box, click the Show Advanced Settings button. This reveals all encoding options and changes to the Hide Advanced Settings button (Image above). *8.* In the upper-left corner of the Flash Video Encoding Settings dialog box, choose a profile. If you customize any parameters, Premiere Pro ...
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    Premiere Pro: Working with the Adobe Media Encoder: Part Three

    Premiere Pro: Working with the Adobe Media Encoder: Part Three
    "...Continued from previous article.":http://artbistro.monster.com/training/articles/248-working-with-the-adobe-media-encoder-part-two *7.* Click the Audio tab to review the Audio settings. p(. Review the Audio Settings. When producing MPEG-2 files for DVD, choose PCM in the Audio Format drop-down menu (as shown) and then encode to Dolby Digital Format in Encore. p(. When producing streaming formats, adjust both Audio Codec and Bitrate here. Note that whatever Bitrate you ...
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    Premiere Pro:Working with the Adobe Media Encoder: Part Two

    Premiere Pro:Working with the Adobe Media Encoder: Part Two
    "...Continued from previous article.":http://artbistro.monster.com/training/articles/246-working-with-the-adobe-media-encoder-part-one *5.* Click the Filters tab to open the Noise Reduction option (not shown). Avoid applying this filter unless your video is extremely noisy. *6.* Click the Video tab to open the Video settings. Also be sure to review the Basic Video Settings to ensure that they are correct. h4. Tip: OutPutting MPEG-2 Files -- When and Where: ...

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