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The Simple Guide to File Types for Designers
Posted on 3/22/17 in Articles, Design
This article and infographic explains the most common file types you will encounter as a graphic designer, as well as the software needed to open each format.
How To Create a Realistic Chalk Lettering Effect
Posted on 3/13/17 in Articles, Design
This tutorial will show you how to combine digital and analog techniques to plan out, and create a realistic chalk lettering effect.
Make a St. Patrick's Day Themed Beverage Coaster in Photoshop
Posted on 2/21/17 in Articles, Design
This tutorial will show you how to create a St. Patrick's Day themed beverage coaster, which is perfect for restaurants, bars, or bitchin' Irish parties.
Cold Rainy Day Portrait Lightroom and Photoshop Editing Workflow
Posted on 1/26/17 in Articles, Photography
This tutorial will walk you through the steps taken to process a rainy day portrait, making it match the feeling of the cold and windy weather at the time.
Empty Industrial Warehouse Lightroom Processing Workflow
Posted on 1/06/17 in Articles, Photography
This tutorial will walk you through the steps taken to quickly process an empty industrial warehouse photo in Lightroom, using only the settings in the Basic panel.
The Best State Park for Photographers in Each State
Posted on 1/05/17 in Articles, Photography
Here's a list of the best state park in each of the 50 states, from the perspective of landscape photographers. If you're interested in finding plenty of amazing places to...
11 Steps to Tack-Sharp Landscape Photos
Posted on 12/27/16 in Articles, Photography
A step-by-step explanation (plus an infographic) of how to get the sharpest landscape photos possible.
Create a Funny Typographic Holiday Poster in Illustrator
Posted on 12/14/16 in Articles, Design
This tutorial will show you how to create a funny typographic holiday poster in Illustrator that will add a personal touch to your winter decorations.
Create a Bright and Colorful Christmas Card in Photoshop
Posted on 12/14/16 in Articles, Design
This tutorial will show you how to create a bright and colorful Christmas card in Photoshop by combining fonts, patterns, and other graphics.
Make a Super Easy Custom Christmas Gift Tag in Photoshop
Posted on 11/18/16 in Articles, Design
This tutorial will teach you how to make super easy, custom Christmas gift tags in Photoshop that are sure to impress your friends and family.
Create a Colorful Thanksgiving Dinner Invitation
Posted on 11/08/16 in Articles, Design
This tutorial will show you how to create a festive, Thanksgiving dinner invitation in Photoshop and Illustrator.
Craft an Honorary Willy Wonka Typographic Quote Poster
Posted on 11/08/16 in Articles, Design
This tutorial will show you how to combine and customize different fonts to craft a typographic quote poster in honor of Willy Wonka, played by the late, great Gene Wilder.

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