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Is a Mac or a PC Better for Graphic Designers?
There was a time when Mac was considered the only platform choice for graphic design and professional desktop publishing. Not anymore.
How to Open .PUB files Without Microsoft...
There are currently no plug-ins, viewers, or shortcuts for using .PUB files outside of Publisher. Some of the methods for dealing with .pub files include using online conversion tools and creating other file formats from within Publisher if you need to share the file with others.
Recognize Achievement With the Right Certificat...
Pick the right titles and other wording for your award certificates. You can mix and match headings and descriptive text to suit the occasion. Here is some common wording and tips on using them in a certificate honoring an individual or group.
Want to Make Your Own Greeting Cards? Use These...
Find blank and pre-designed printable greeting card templates for holiday cards, invitations, announcements, birthday cards, and other kinds of greeting cards.
Color Symbolism: What the Different Colors Mean...
Discover cultural and traditional meanings, what colors work together, and browse some palettes in this exploration of color symbolism. Get the symbolism for shades of blue, red, purple, warm colors like orange, cool colors like green, and neutrals such as brown, beige, and silver.
How to Create Certificates of Recognition in...
Start with one of these free templates in PNG format then add text then create a gold seal. Make an award certificate using only Microsoft Word.
10 Steps to Make a Greeting Card on Your Computer
Follow these 10 easy steps to make your own basic greeting card in any desktop publishing or graphics software.
How Big is a Business Card Supposed to Be?
Most business cards are rectangles of standard dimensions. Discover not only the standard size but guidelines for working within that size along with variations (such as mini business cards).
Make a Statement with Oversized Christmas Gift...
Try one of these free PDF templates of oversized Christmas gift tags.
How to Install TrueType or OpenType Fonts in...
Step-by-step, here's how easy it is to install TrueType or OpenType fonts under various versions of Windows.
The Easy Way to Type Tilde Accent Marks
How to create diacriticals with tilde accent marks. Type characters with tilde accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and using HTML.
Beginner's Guide to Extracting Text and Images...
Don't have Adobe Acrobat but you need to grab some text or images out of a PDF? There are several ways to do this and I'll explain each one here. Discover the different types of software you can use for pdf extractions.
How to Install Fonts on a Mac - It's Easier...
Font installation on a Mac is a simple drag and drop operation for both TrueType/OpenType fonts and PostScript fonts. Learn how to install fonts on a Mac.
Download, Customize, and Print These Business...
These business card templates come complete with color and artwork. Download the free business card templates and personalize with your info and logo too.
How to Create Certificates of Recognition
Use thes PNG or AI templates to make Certificates of Appreciation, Recognition, and Achievement. I've got instructions on how to turn these templates into custom certificates.
Want the Best Software to Design Your Logo?...
Ideally, logo design should be done in a vector graphics software program initially. Find out what other desktop publishing software or graphics software is ideal for logo design.
What to Know about the Color Indigo
A deep blue, almost violet, indigo is a color of the rainbow...
A Beginner's Guide to Contrasting Colors
Colors that might clash or compliment are contrasting colors.
What is the Best Graphic Design Software?
Discover what graphic design software is, who makes it, and what the top choices are in graphic design software.
All About.com Tutorials for Adobe InDesign
Dealing with slugs, bleeds, and other options when setting up a new document.
How to Design Free Printable Business Cards...
These sites have online business card makers that walk you through creating a customized business card -- upload your own images in some cases -- then produce a printable business card template for download.
How to Draw Festive Holiday Graphics in Windows...
Use Windows Paint 7 to draw some simple clover for St. Patrick's Day projects.
Make a Mugshot of Yourself and Shock Your...
Mug shots show up in police booking reports and in newsletters. Two totally different of uses of mug shots. Or, create your own fake police booking photo and put it in a newsletter, a greeting card, or a wanted poster.
Free Print and Cursive School Fonts For...
These free handwriting fonts for teachers mimic lettering used to teach print and cursive handwriting skills. In this list you'll find a very brief description of each of the handwriting fonts and a link to view a larger sample and download the font.
Go Pro with These 5 Free Business Card Templates
Use these bare bones business card templates to help with sizing and margins.
A Web-Publisher's Guide to Copyrights (Index)
Have you ever wondered what the phrase, all rights reserved, means? Learn the simple meaning behind this phrase. Page 2.
Microsoft Word Templates for Business
Do business with Microsoft Word templates. Find free to download for business brochures, word schedules, meeting agendas, memos, ads, and all kinds of business forms.
Choose These Fonts for a Traditional Certificate
There are a lot of fonts that are suitable for an award certificate. But if you want a somewhat traditional, formal, or semi-formal look then stick to some of these Blackletter and Script font combinations.
How to Calibrate Your Printer to Get the Color...
Calibrating your printer insures (as much as possible) that what you print is consistent with what you see on-screen. The two go hand in hand.
How to Type Characters with Umlaut Accent Marks
How to create letters with diacritical marks, such as the umlaut accent marks. Type umlaut accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and in HTML.
How to Use the Color Blue
Blue is calming. A natural color, from the blue of the sky, blue is a universal colour. Dark blue can be conservative or ultra-modern. Discover the symbolism and meaning of blue.
How to Create Trademark and Copyright Symbols...
This simple how-to on rendering copyright symbols, registered trademark symbols, and TM trademark symbols in your software and in HTML shows the Mac and Windows commands and HTML codes to render copyright symbols with most standard fonts. It also explains the usage and give typesetting tips for copyright and trademark symbols.
What Information Should Go On a Business Card?
Business cards serve many purposes but their primary purpose is to tell what you do and give the recipient a way to contact you. Other information is optional. See what the minimum information is that should go into a business card design.
Spread Holiday Cheer Quickly with Templates
Two original greeting card template designs in PDF format, ready to print, sign, and send. Also, an envelope template. Plus, you'll find links to more holiday greeting card ideas.
How to Customize with an Original Iron-on...
Design and print iron-on transfers for t-shirts and other wearable items. Here's a list of the supplies you'll need and tips for getting better transfers with less waste or mistakes.
Free Candy Bar Wrappers - Templates by Jacci in...
Series of candy bar wrapper templates for a variety of sizes of rolls and bars of candy. Get templates for candy bar wrappers in Microsoft Publisher and Serif PagePlus formats as well as some PNG images
These Are the Colors Women Love Most
When speaking the language of color, what colors speak to women? Explore the favorite colors of women and colors traditionally or culturally associated with women. Use color studies to determine the best colors to use in print and Web when targeting females of all ageas.
How to Cut Perfect 5 Pointed Stars in Just One...
Fold your paper in a special way and with one snip of the scissors you'll have a perfect 5 point star to use for crafting projects. There will be lots of scrap paper left over that you can use for other projects - like confetti!
Christmas Project Ideas, Templates, Clip Art
Your gifts are sure to be noticed with one of these extra large Christmas gift tags attached. Print two to a page. Print These Oversized Gift Tags for a Do It Yourself Christmas. Get more free printable gift tags. Page 5.
How to Type Quotes, Apostrophes, and Primes
This simple how-to is on the proper use of typographer's quotation marks and inch and feet tick marks. Use typographical correct quotes, apostrophes, and primes.
What Fonts Look Like Helvetica?
Helvetica is a well-known and well-used font. But sometimes you might want something that just looks very much like Helvetica. You might even already have a good Helvetica alternative but without a name to go by it can be difficult to sift through a large font collection. Whatever you need it for, there are dozens of fonts that look like Helvetica.
Great, Free Newsletter Templates for Print
Download free newsletter templates, mostly for print plus a few for Web use. These newsletter templates are in PDF, Word, Publisher, and other formats.
A Quick Guide to Using the Color Red: Its...
When you see red does it make you angry or passionate? Explore the meaning of the color red in all its powerful, lovely shades.
5 Great Free Desktop Publishing Programs for...
Free doesn't always mean stripped down or severely limited. There are some free desktop publishing software options with admirable desktop publishing and page layout capabilities. These programs are for Windows.
Want to Make Your Newsletter More Successful?...
Your newsletter layout doesn't have to have all these parts but most newsletters will have at least three of these elements of newsletter design, and usually many more. Find out what these parts are and get tips on how to put together a newsletter layout.
Wondering What "Desktop Publishing" Is? Here's...
There's a short answer and a longer one. Get both. To start, desktop publishing is the use of the computer and specialized software to create documents for desktop or commercial printing. But it goes a bit beyond that basic definition.
How to Use the Scissors Tool in Adobe InDesign
Learn how the scissors tool works and the basic use of the Adobe InDesign scissors tool.
A Quick Guide to the Color Purple: Its...
Go royal. Be special. Look like a lady in shades of purple. Explore purple color meanings, symbolism, common uses, different shades of purple, and colors that go well it.
Want to Know What Colors Men like the Most?...
When speaking the language of color, what colors speak to men? Explore the favorite colors of men before choosing colors for print or web projects targeted to males.
A Designer's Guide to Understanding Colors, How...
The meaning of color is important in graphic design in order to convey the right tone, message, and evoke the desired response to the brochure, newsletter, ad, Web site, or other publication. Explore attributes of cool and warm colors and color meanings for use in print and Web design and desktop publishing.
Greeting Card Software for Windows
You can make a greeting card with most any desktop publishing software but there are specialty greeting card software products as well. These greeting card software programs feature ready-made templates, design wizards, clip art, fonts, or other extras to make it easy to design and print your own cards, announcements, or invitations. Most do many other print projects as well such as labels or fliers.
A Beginner's Guide to Graphic Design
This self-paced, multi-lesson course is designed for those with no formal graphic design training.
Understanding the Differences Between Kerning...
Kerning and tracking are two related and frequently confused typographical desktop publishing terms. Both type or letterspacing terms refer to the adjustment of space between characters of type. Learn how to use kerning and tracking.
Wondering What Desktop Publishing Software Is...
The main players in the desktop publishing software field are Adobe, Inc., Corel Corporation, and Quark, Inc. with products that stick close to the original DTP software definition. Additionally, Microsoft, Serif, Xara, and others have been producing consumer and business desktop publishing software (aka page layout software) for many years.
How To Type Characters With Circumflex Accent...
How to create letters with diacritical marks, such as the circumflex accent marks. Learn how to type the circumflex accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and in HTML.
How To Type Characters With Acute Accent Marks
How to create diacriticals such as acute accent marks. Learn to type acute accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and in HTML.
How to Take the Mystery Out of Calibrating Your...
The way images look on a computer screen is different from the way they look in print. It's pixels vs. drops of ink and they don't do color the same way. Calibrating your monitor provides a screen display that simulates what you would see on paper. Not exact, but close. Without calibration your reds may print orange and your gray may turn black.
Throwing a Party? Make Your Own Invitations....
There are many reasons to choose diy invitations over store-bought versions including cost and personalization. You can save money by designing them yourself. You can create a more personalized invitation that expresses who you are, fits a specific party theme, or incorporates personal elements such as photos. Use these tips and resources to combine paper, computer, crafts, and more for diy invitations for parties or do it yourself wedding invitations.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Green: It's...
Does green evoke nature, the environment, or health to you? Explore green color meanings, symbolism, shades of green and colors that go well with those shades.
Need to Know Where The "Gutter" Is in a Book or...
Often used to refer to other spaces, there's just one place where you'll find the gutter of a book or similiar publication.
Make Your Own Calendars With These Free Templates
These free calendar templates and printables feature basic weekly, monthly, or yearly calendars in various formats.
6 Ways to Design a More Festive Holiday Letter
Use pretty paper, a newsletter format, fancy fonts, drop caps, and a decorate envelope to send out your family holiday letter this year.
Understanding Text-Alignment Rules (Desktop...
Alignment that works for one design might be totally inappropriate for another layout. Discover the pros and cons of left-aligned, ragged right text alignment as opposed to fully justified text alignment.
T-Shirt Design Software for Windows
Here are a selection of Windows t-shirt design software specifically for creating personalized t-shirts and similar fabric iron on transfer crafts.
Best Fonts for Books
The best fonts for books are generally unobtrusive serif or sans serif fonts. Discover guidelines and specific favorite book font choices.
11 Parts of an Award Certificate
A certificate or award for recognizing achievements is a simple piece of paper that, at the very least, has a title and the name of the recipient. But there are a few more components that make up most certificates.
How To Type Characters With Grave Accent Marks
Create letters with diacritical marks, such as the grave accent marks. Learn how to type the grave accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and in HTML.
A Beginner's Guide to Adobe Acrobat Distiller
Find out what the Distiller program has to do with PDF files, how to use it, and where to find it.
Trying to Install a Downloaded Font? Here's How
This FAQ shows you step-by-step how to obtain fonts, open archived fonts, and install fonts for Mac and PC. Downloading the font doesn't automatically make it show up in your software font list.
Want to Teach Handwriting? Try These Delightful...
One of the most frequent requests I used to get was for school fonts that mimic the various print and cursive handwriting styles including D'Nealian, Zaner-Boser, and Getty-Dubay Italic. So, I've scoured the nooks and crannies of the Web to come up with this collection of commercial, shareware, and freeware sources for these handwriting fonts for teachers.
Simplify Back-to-School With Education-Oriented...
Create calendars, class schedules, seating charts, and classroom signs or do book reports and make team sports rosters with these Word templates.
Flexography
Need to print on plastic? You may need flexographic printing. But not just for plastic. Learn how flexography is done and common uses of flexography with respect to desktop publishing and commercial printing.
Holiday Font Borders
Make your own Christmas stationery or dress up fliers and invitations with holly leaves or snowflake frames. Free clip art downloads and tips on making your own borders from dingbat fonts.
Practice Projects for Your Graphic Design...
Use these projects to build your graphic design portfolio or simply to provide yourself with some design and layout practice. Create some from your imagination or work from specs provided by imaginary clients for a more real world experience.
How To Type Characters With Cedilla Accent Marks
Create diacriticals or accent marks, such as the cedilla accent marks. Learn how to type cedilla accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, or using HTML.
Crimson: The Color of Love and Blood?
The color of love and blood, crimson comes from an insect.
What You Didn't Know about Cursive Handwriting...
How you write now is largely dependent on how you were taught to write way back in grade school, whether you were taught cursive or stuck with printing.
Adobe InDesign Basic Tasks - Animations
Simple Animations Show Some Basic Tasks in Adobe InDesign. Page 3.
What Is Desktop Publishing?
Defining desktop publishing. Discover what desktop publishing is and how it relates to graphic design, web design, electronic publishing, and creative printing.
4 Tips for Printing in White Ink
Most of the time, the color white is achieved by leaving ink off of an area of white paper. What happens if you want to print white ink on dark paper? Find out when you can and can't print white ink and alternatives to printing white ink colors.
11 Essential Elements to the Perfect Business...
No matter how great the business card design, if important parts are missing it doesn't do the job as effectively as it could. Make sure your business card design has all the needed parts.
Make Perfect Business Cards with This Windows...
Commercial & shareware business card software programs do one thing -- business cards -- but do it well.
A Beginner's Guide to the Principals of Graphic...
The examples you'll find here demonstrate varying degrees of each of the six principles of design. Do your page layouts use all these principles of design?
Leading
Leading (ledding) is the space between lines of type. Discover how it is measured and specified.
Fax Templates
Dress up your faxes with a cover sheet using these fax templates. Choose from a large selection of styles in primarily PDF and Word formats.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Yellow: Its...
Yellow is sunshine and deceit? Most colors do have a positive and negative association. Explore the meanings of the color yellow and yellow colour names and yellow color palettes.
What's the Best Way to Arrange Text and Images?
The principles of design govern how the elements of design are arranged within a composition whether that's a logo, a photo collage, or a page from a book. Learn what these principles of design are and how they work.
DIY Greeting Cards
There are many reasons to choose diy greeting cards over store-bought versions including cost and personalization. You can save money by designing them yourself. You can create a more personalized greeting card that expresses who you are, fits a specific theme, or incorporates personal elements such as photos. Use these tips and resources to combine paper, computer, crafts, and more for diy greeting cards for Christmas cards, birthday cards, thinking of you cards, and any other holiday or special occasion.
Wondering What a .PUB File Is or What to Do...
A page layout document format created by Microsoft Publisher, learn how to create, open, edit, and share Microsoft Publisher .pub files with others.
What Color Is Fuchsia?
Magenta by any other name would be Fuchsia, a bright pinkish purple color.
Want to Be a Writer? Make Sure You Get One of...
Byline - A short phrase or paragraph that indicates the name of the author...
Brown Color Palettes - Brown Color Combinations
Pick a color palette with shades of brown. Find pleasing Brown color combinations for your print projects.
Turquoise Colors
The many blue-green faces of the color turquoise.
How to Achieve Full Bleed Printing From a...
Normally your desktop printer leaves a non-printing edge around your documents. There are ways to get a full bleed, also known as print to the edge or borderless printing. It may require getting a new printer or maybe just getting different paper.
What Does it Mean When a Design Bleeds?
When any image or element on a page touches the edge of the page leaving no margin it is said to bleed off the page. There are specific requirements for creating bleeds in page layout.
Design Software
With the right design software you can create almost any print or Web project imaginable. For print projects you generally need word processing, page layout, and graphics applications. For the Web, some of those same programs work but there's also specialized Web design software as well. Creative printing programs feature clip art and templates for a variety of home, school, and office projects. Discover what specific design software works best for each use.
Best Fonts for Newsletters
The best fonts for newsletters should be readable but there's room for a little experimentation and fun in some areas such as the nameplate and pull-quotes.
Coolvetica - Download a free Helvetica Style Font
A free TrueType sans serif text font that mimics the ever-popular Helvetica font.
Perfect Binding
Definition of Perfect Binding as it applies to desktop publishing.
A Designer's Guide to Using Shades of Brown and...
Get down-to-earth when you use brown colors. Explore the symbolism and meaning of the color brown and various shades of this neutral color.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Lavender: Its...
Lavender has long been a favorite flower and color of genteel ladies. This shade of purple suggests refinement along with grace, elegance, and something special.
How to Automatically Add Page Numbers to Master...
InDesign automatically numbers pages of your document in the style you designate when the proper page numbering code is placed on the Master Pages. Here's how to make it happen.
Make Your Print Project Beautiful with These...
These classic serif fonts are designer favorites, preferred and used for their timeless appearance, legibility, and appropriateness for a wide variety of print projects.
3 Expert Tips That Will Make Your Next...
It's not enough to know how to use all the bells and whistles in PowerPoint. To design effective PowerPoint presentation materials follow three basic rules that have nothing to do with being a PowerPoint power user or not.
What is the Best Desktop Publishing Software?
There is no single best desktop publishing software. There are, however, specific programs that are better suited for certain tasks than others. Explore these suggestions for the best desktop publishng software. I'll drop a few names too.
Greeting Card Software for Macintosh
These programs feature ready-made templates, design wizards, clip art and fonts to make it easy to design and print your own cards or other projects.
Best Desktop Publishing Software for Mac OS X
In alphabetical order, Mac OS desktop publishing software of all kinds.
How to Use Lorem Ipsum Dolor Placeholder Text
The Lorem ipsum text is a series of somewhat nonsense sentences with enough real latin components thrown in just to make it confusing.
Introduction to the Elements of Design
Lessons defining and illustrating the elements of design. Five introductory lessons cover lines, shapes, mass, texture, and color with a self-test assignment at the end.
What Color is Navy?
Deep, dark, almost black, blue. Navy shares the formal attributes of blue and black.
Are You Using the Right Iron-on Transfer Paper?
Save yourself from hefty repair bills by using the right paper for iron-on transfers. Get tips on the types of iron-on transfer papers.
What Color is Sapphire?
Sapphire is a shade of blue that isn't necessarily the same shade for everyone. It's a jewel tone.
Get Coca-Cola's Logo Font (Spencerian Script)
Ever wanted to write in some of the beautiful script styles like you find on very old letters or even more modern examples, such as the classic script of the Coca-Cola logo? You can with these fonts.
Books of All Sizes Have Just 3 Parts
Most books will have at least a front and back cover, title page, and body text but usually there will be many more parts of a book design. Explore the physical components of hardcover and softcover books as well as the design elements that make of the text portion of most books.
How to Make Your Print Project Beautiful with...
The crisp, clean, uncluttered lines of these sans serif fonts are periennial favorites that are formal and friendly as well as suitable for specific tasks from newspapers to billboards.
How To Do Desktop Publishing and Desktop Printing
Assuming you have the appropriate desktop publishing software, chosen for the type of projects and printing you plan to do, and understand the basics of using desktop publishing software, here are the key steps to creating an attractive layout in most types of page layout software and printing it from your desktop printer.
Why Graphic Designers Need Portfolios and What...
You need samples to get the job but you need the job in order to have samples. That old Catch-22 doesn't have to stop you from putting together a good desktop publishing or graphic design portfolio. It just requires a bit more creativity. Page 3.
Wondering What Shade of Red Is Considered...
Blood red is supposed to represent the color of human blood. It's not usually a bright red either. Want your Halloween to be truely gruesome? Use the right color of blood.
What is Bond Paper?
Bond paper - A strong, durable paper especially suitable to electronic printing and use in office machines...
Map Legend
The key to understanding the symbols used on a map is its legend.
What Color is Scarlet?
A slightly orange-tinted shade of red, scarlet is the color of flames.
How to Install, Preview, and Delete Fonts in...
Windows 7 makes it easy to install fonts. Learn how to preview and delete fonts too in this illustrated tutorial.
Polygons and Stars in InDesign
Use the Polygon tool and Star Inset settings to create basic star shapes with InDesign. Page 2.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Dark Blue: Its...
Feeling dark blue. Blue is a favorite color of both men and women. While all shades of blue carry some of the same symbolism, certain attributes are stronger for dark blues. The deepest darkest blues also share some of the same color meanings as black.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Black: Its...
Black can be serious and conventional or sexy and rebellious. Discover the symbolism of black and how it is used in design and other fields.
Remove Extra Spaces Between Sentences and...
Even though properly typeset material uses one space after a period, many people still type two spaces as if still using an old-fashioned typewriter. The fastest way to get rid of those extra spaces before importing text into your page layout program is to search your document for two spaces and replace those with a single space, preferrably using a macro.
Learn How to Do Desktop Publishing for Fun or...
Doing desktop publishing involves more than just having and using desktop publishing software. Discover the basic and advanced knowledge and training needed to do desktop publishing from start to finish as well as how to do desktop publishing as a freelance business.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Pink: Its...
Is pink your favorite color? It's the lighter, sweeter side of love. Explore what pink means in nature, culturally, and even in language.
Wondering How Many Spaces Come after a Period...
Should you put one space or two spaces after a period or other sentence-ending punctuation? Professional design and typography dictates one space only (usually).
Make Your Own WANTED Poster
You could use an online tool, or create your own unique customized WANTED poster using free fonts, free papers, and tutorials. Use custom Wanted Posters as gifts, party invitations, decorations, and greeting cards.
Clip Art
Drawings, pictures, illustrations...
How to Correctly Space Characters (Typsetting)
There are more spacing options available than just hitting the spacebar once or twice. Explore the use of relative size spaces in common use for type in print and sometimes on the Web.
Best Free Microsoft Word Templates (Home/Person...
From family calendars to greeting cards to bookmarks and invitations there's probably a template you can download for MS Word.
Create a 3D Photo Effect with the GIMP
Make the subject of your photograph step out of the picture -- at least part way -- for a cool 3D effect. Inspired by an Instructables tutorial by Andrew546, I created this tutorial using the free GIMP photo editing program for the very first time.
Best Free School Templates for Microsoft...
Teach school or do a school report with free PowerPoint templates.
Make Snowflakes Out of Words
The same font but with different words creates a collection of related but unique snowflakes. Create name snowflakes for name tags or place setting cards and see how long it takes for each person to discover their own personalized snowflake. Page 10.
How To Download Fonts From the Web
Free and shareware fonts are offered for download on this site and many others on the Web. If you've never downloaded a file from the Web before, here's the basic instructions to help you grab all the fonts you want.
Choosing the Right Graphic File Type for a...
Not all graphics formats are suitable for all purposes. Find out when and why to use EPS, TIFF, JPEG, GIF and other common graphics file formats in desktop publishing.
Where to Get the Best Printable Photo...
These free printable photo calendars feature colors, artwork, photos or clip art, or fancy layouts. Download and print weekly, monthly, yearly, or special purpose free printable photo calendars and printables.
Ivory Color Meanings
Ivory is a soft neutral color that isn't quite white and has some of the earthiness of light browns. Ivory represents quiet, pleasantness with a touch of luster. Explore ivory color meanings and what colors go with ivory.
Wondering Where Font Files Are Stored on Mac or...
Which files are the right files? Often filenames for fonts are cryptic, at best. For Type 1 fonts the two files are located in different folders. Here is how to manually locate your fonts to ensure you include the right fonts (and all files) with each project.
Understanding 'HSV' Color Models (Hue,...
HSV is a color model that describes colors (hue or tint) in terms of their shade (saturation or amount of gray) and their brightness (value or luminance).
Fun, Free Logo Guessing Games and Quizzes...
How well do you know logos that you see everyday? Test your logo IQ with these logo games and quizzes. How many corporate logos can you identify?
Printing Plates
Printing plates transfer images to the paper on a printing press. Find out how printing plates are created, how they are used on the press, and what types of printing plates are used for desktop publishing.
What Does Page Layout Mean?
Page layout is a verb and a noun. Learn how page layout fits into desktop publishing and graphic design and what page layout applications are.
Make These Blank, Easily Decorated Envelope...
These envelope templates are for all kinds of odd, unusual, or creative envelopes for cards and crafts.
Set Up New Document in Microsoft Word for Use...
Before inserting the certificate template, get your page orientation and margins set up.
How to Use Your Digital Camera like a Scanner
There was a time when having a scanner, especially a high-resolution flatbed scanner, was an essential piece of office equipment for desktop publishing and graphic design. Today, digital cameras can often take the place of a scanner.
Learning Curve 2.0
Free Cursive Font from Blue Vinyl. Page 3.
Free Printable Templates for Amazing Custom...
These free calendar templates are designed with families in mind or for special use in arts and crafts and other hobbies.
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