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    Welcome to ArtBistro

    Welcome to ArtBistro
    Hello and welcome to ArtBistro! ArtBistro is a vibrant community of artists and designers that want to share their work and help each other get ahead. Think of it as half professional networking and half portfolio sharing. We have a very active group of users from the seasoned professional to the pre-college student. Mentoring and career building is a good part ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Adobe Illustrator: Create Line Drawings Part 1

    Adobe Illustrator: Create Line Drawings Part 1
    One Grumpy Dude This is one grumpy dude. He was created in Adobe Illustrator with the brush tool. I don’t use the program a lot, but when it comes to “inking” my drawings, I find it very useful. Here’s an in-depth look into the making of this cute little grandpa guy including: * How to place a sketch into a new ...
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How-To Quizzes

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    Where Should You Go to College?

    Hey there future engineers, writers, scientists, artists, and everyone else: You know you're ready for the challenge ...

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    What Kind of Artist Are You?

    Want to know which medium that suits you? Find out if you are more of a photographer, ...

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    What's Your Famous Paintings IQ?

    Think you're a painting expert? See for yourself how many of the world's most famous paintings you ...

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