Tag Archives: Photoshop

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Typography: Kerning, Leading and Tracking

Kerning and Leading are ways to manipulate the spacing between characters. Spatial manipulation in type can be a very important tool. Some fonts need to have individual characters adjusted to…

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The Earth Day Design Inspiration Collection

April is an inspiring month full of colors and new beginnings. A month to celebrate All Fools day, Arbor day and Earth Day as well as a variety of holidays…

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The Ultimate Marketing Piece – Eye Popping Media Kits

What Your Marketing Mix Is Missing When promoting a new product, service, music album, a band, a company, a brand, creating a media kit is essential to a successful marketing…

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Magical Graphic Design: Houdini

Harry Houdini once said: “My brain is the key that sets my mind free.” As designers, the key is to keep the creativity fresh and inspired. Thinking outside of the…

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Easy Photoshop Color Splash Tutorial for Photos and Images

Color Splash Photos with Photoshop Photoshop Color splash is a method for emphasizing areas or objects inside of black and white photographs, with color. Very popular with wedding pictures and…

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Valentine’s Day Design Inspiration and Free Downloads

Valentine’s Day is here and you know some graphic designers out there are scrambling to complete – or start! –  their Valentine’s Day design projects. Whether it’s for a company…

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A Colorful Guide to Understanding Color

- Vision gives us the ability to see color, but how many of us can truly explain or describe what color is or where it comes from? This quick guide…

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The Need to Bleed

I recently asked my production manager and the graphic department manager here at Marsid M&M: – What is the most common mistake that you find in artwork submitted by customers?…