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Color
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Tetrad Split Complementary
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When is it not a neutral?
Making Light of Neutrals
What is Black?
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Secondary Color Formulas
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Additive Color
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Elements of Design
A Broad Topic
Element of Line
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Dimension
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What is Space?
Why Texture?
Type in Design
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Glossary Beginnings
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Binding
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Chicago Screw Posts
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Characters
Column
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Corrugate
Die-Cutting
Depth-Gauge
Descenders
Drop Shadow
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En
Em
Embossing
Flexography
Fly Sheets (Fly Leaves)
Font Family
Format
Flat Color
Format
Graphic Design Jargon
Hand-tied Binding
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Kraft Paper
Letterpress
Machine-sewn Bindings
Melt-Calendaring Process
Offset Lithography
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Perfect Binding
Pointillism
Subtractive System
Spectrum
Surrealism
Symbol
Silk-screening
Silicone
Saddle-stitch
Secondary Color
Shade
Shape
Silhouette
Symmetry
Thermography (Raised Printing)
Trompe L'oeil
Triadic
Texture
Tactile Texture
Volume
Visual Texture
Vanishing Point
Value Emphasis
Value Pattern
Value-Contrast
Value
Warm color
Graphic Design Organizations
Get Social
Be a Pro
Use Your Connections
History of Graphic Design
Lithography
Dada Did It!
Global Concerns
The Book Preserved
Soy Ink Developed
Primal Urges
Put On a Skin and Draw!
Illustration
Expose Yourself!
Holiday Colors
Definition
Thumbnails
Paper Tooth Gone?
Bad Hand Blues
Base It On Grids
Learn To Draw!
Medical Illustrator
Forensics
Architectural Rendering
Job Market
Design With Words
Write Your Own
Know The Industry
You're the Host!
What's Your Medium?
Frame Your Work
Your Market
Missed a Season?
Charming Style
Humorous Cards
Country Look
Graphic Style
Do Not Do This!
Animals, animals, animals
Developing a Line
Plan Your Colors
Whimsical Style
Realistic Style
Who sends cards?
Online Cards
Designing for Men
Check 'em Out
Read Between The Lines
Growth in Industry
What's In There Now?
Active Verbs
Online Magazines
Update Me, Please
Narrow Your Search
Are You a Student?
Photography
I Can't Afford It!
Stock Photography
Three Basics
Photographing Glass
Midtones in Printing
Principles of Design
The Seesaw of Balance
Using Contrast
Economy in Design
Illusion of Movement
Motion in Web Design
Direction of an Image
Direction of an Image II
You Got Rhythm!
Repetition
Using Unity
Support Your Message
Printing
Methods of Obtaining a Solid Black
Dense Ink Coverage
Soy Ink Trademark
Testing Ink Color
Flexographic Ink
Want Soy Ink?
When In Doubt...
Artist to Artist
Crisp Offset
Technology and Computers
Going Broke?
PageMaker Quirk
Need Speed with Images?
More ULead...
Tools and Toys
Preview Shots
Dry Transfer Type
X-acto Knife Skills
Line Art Scans
Saving For the Web
Gray-Scale
Storing Images
Finding the "Sweet Spot."
Limit Your Color
Scan for Print
Scanning Slides
Unsharp Mask
Why 72 DPI?
Typography
The Element of Type
Categories of Type
Give Your Words a Voice
Serif or Sans-serif?
Presentation
Kerning
Arial, my Arial
Times
Web Design
Too Much Movement?
Clip Art
Spot Art
More Resources
Music Soothes?
Sans-serif Tags
Serif
Serif Tags
Courier
Sans-Serif
Courier Tags
Graphic Design Newsletter Archive
Saving For the Web
Storing Images
Gray-Scale
Scanning Slides
Unsharp Mask
A Broad Topic
The Element of Type
Web-Safe Color
Additive Color
Additive Primaries
Where´s The Purple?
Additive Secondaries
Making Light of Neutrals
What is Black?
Crisp Offset
Soy Ink Trademark
Soy Ink Developed
Flexographic Ink
What about this?
The Formulas
Repetition
Your Market
Know The Industry
You´re the Host!
Graphic Style
Do Not Do This!
Animals, animals, animals
Charming Style
Country Look
Designing for Men
Developing a Line
Humorous Cards
Plan Your Colors
Realistic Style
Whimsical Style
Forensics
Shift Perspectives
Automatic Copyright
Avoid Psychobabble
Monochromatic Color Scheme
Direction from Hue
Courier
Applying to Graphic Design Schools
Thumbnails
Presentation
X-acto Knife Skills
Serif or Sans-serif?
Motion in Web Design
Direction of an Image
Give Your Words a Voice
Paper Tooth Gone?
Get Social
Bad Hand Blues
Designer or Artist?
Graphic Designer
Learn to Critique
Going Broke?
I Can´t Afford It!
Clip Art
Spot Art
Format
Dry Transfer Type
Dense Ink Coverage
Testing Ink Color
Methods of Obtaining a Solid Black
Stress Envy
Stock Photography
Three Basics
Publish Your Knowledge
Stay in Shape
Use Your Connections
Be a Pro
Narrow Your Search
Are You a Student?
Preview Shots
Tint, Tone and Shade
Low Key, High Key
Form: Three-dimensions
What is Space?
Illusions of Proportion
Why Texture?
The Seesaw of Balance
Using Contrast
Illusion of Movement
You Got Rhythm!
Using Unity
Visions of Sugarplums
Impress the New Client
Model´s Release
Property Releases
The Double Whammy
Team or Solo?
Air Travel Woes
Gender Neutral
Saturation of Color
In a Dither?
Hue
Forecasting Color
Primal Urges
Put On a Skin and Draw!
Lithography
Dada Did It!
Global Concerns
The Book Preserved
Rule of Thirds/Golden Means
Single Page/Double Truck
Leading the Viewer´s Eye
Testing Layout
More Web Gurus!
Expose Yourself!
What´s In There Now?
Active Verbs
Check ´em Out
Read Between The Lines
Tetrad Split Complementary
Kissing Up or Copping Out?
Corrugate
Die-Cutting
Embossing
Flexography
Halftone
Hand-tied Binding
Japanese-Sewn Binding
Letterpress
Offset Lithography
Silk-screening
Thermography (Raised Printing)
Holidays
What Did You Say?
Music Soothes?
Too Much Movement?
More Resources
Arial, my Arial
Sans-serif Tags
Serif
Serif Tags
Courier Tags
Sans-Serif
Finding the "Sweet Spot."
Line Art Scans
Saving For the Web
Storing Images
Gray-Scale
Scanning Slides
Unsharp Mask
A Broad Topic
The Element of Type
Web-Safe Color
Additive Color
Additive Primaries
Where´s The Purple?
Additive Secondaries
Making Light of Neutrals
What is Black?
Crisp Offset
Soy Ink Developed
Flexographic Ink
What about this?
The Formulas
Repetition
Your Market
Know The Industry
You´re the Host!
Graphic Style
Do Not Do This!
Animals, animals, animals
Charming Style
Country Look
Designing for Men
Developing a Line
Humorous Cards
Plan Your Colors
Realistic Style
Whimsical Style
Forensics
Shift Perspectives
Automatic Copyright
Avoid Psychobabble
Monochromatic Color Scheme
Direction from Hue
Courier
Forecasting Color
Who You, a GraphicDesign Guru?
Weaned on the Web?
Wearing A Suit To The Beach?
Let`s Get Physical, Physical...
Summer, Scanners and Slides, Oh My!
Come Together...Right now...
Have you finished your holiday cards?
Repeat After Me...Repeat After Me...Repeat After Me...
Summertime, and the living is well...busy.
Mixing It Up
Be a Fortune Teller
Illustrators - Think Snow!
Everyone Understands Music
Our Language - Too close to Home?
We`re Still Forward Thinking, Remember?
Graphicdesign-tips Newsletter, Issue 6: Out of the Mud Grows the Lotus
Graphicdesign-tips Newsletter, Issue 5, Global Turkeys?
Graphicdesign-tips Newsletter, Issue 4, Liar! Liar! Pants on Fire!
Graphicdesign-tips Newsletter, Issue 3, Is A Degree Important?
Graphicdesign-tips Newsletter, Issue 2, Teacher`s Pet?
Graphicdesign-tips Newsletter, Issue 1, Future of Color
Graphic Design Frequently Asked Questions
How do I achieve balance with my design?
How do I critique artwork?
How do I design color in my graphics in advance?
How do I use an analogous color scheme?
How do I work alone with so many tasks?
How do I use color as an element in design?
Who owns rights on artwork when it´s done by a team?
How do I avoid catching negative behaviors?
How do I use an NDA?
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How do I use type as an element in graphic design?
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At what dpi should I scan my photos for print production?
How do I maintain a viewer´s attention on my work?
What is a split complementary color scheme?
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How can I best present myself during a conflict at work?
What is the difference between form and shape?
How do I find out about categories of type?
How do I learn how to draw?
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What are the primary colors?
How do I find out about a college that´s not located where I live?
How do I render value in web design?
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How do I make my typeface express emotion?
How can I convey a message with a typeface?
What typeface is better for content?
How do I make web-safe colors?
How do I mix primary colors to get white?
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Why would I need a release for a piece of property?
How do I photograph glass?
What is the Golden Mean?
What is Dada?
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How do I use the Printed With Soy Ink Trademark?
How do I socialize with an employee of a competing firm?
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How do I design for magazine layout?
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How do I use rhythm in graphic design?
How do I test my ink color on different papers?
How do I achieve a solid black in printing?
How do I protect my hands from various media?
How do I make tertiary colors?
How do I use a "hue" in my artwork?
When did graphic design get global?
Why should I join an organization?
What is an illustrator?
How can I render space in two dimensions?
How do I produce non-neutral colors with light?
How do I produce neutral colors with light?
How do I know what to say in a greeting card?
How do I define blind embossing?
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How do I render a card that is called "charming?"
How do I learn to do a country greeting card?
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What is graphic design jargon?
How do I define black?
How do I find the history on soy ink?
How do I use ink in flexography?
How do I define bleed?
How do I find out about ASCII?
How do I make myself understood?
How do I design for the Web?
How do I find out what a serif typeface is?
How can I find a better job in graphic design?
How do I better communicate with my clients and my peers?
How do I know how much detail I will lose in printing?
How can I manage a photographi image if I can´t afford a photographer?
How do I find out about the history of the book?
How does a cave painting affect my art today?
How do I know what the ad for work is really saying?
How do I address the gender issue in marketing?
How do I create secondary colors?
How do I find out about Japanese sewn binding?
How do I find out about melt-calendaring?
How do I find out more about the design of web sites?
How do I find out about warm color?
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How do I add to my graphic design portfolio?
How can I get the most out of my graphic design organization?
How do I find a magazine for design students?
How do I find out about additive color?
How do I get the secondary colors of cyan and magenta?
How do I define bromide?
How do I define artwork?
How do I become a medical illustrator?
How do I become an architectural renderer?
How do I define a bitmap?
How do I render type in greeting cards?
How do I know my market for greeting cards?
How can I simplify my greeting card market?
How do I find inspiration for greeting card text?
How do I define a font family?
How do I use unity in design?
How do I develop greeting cards for the online market?
How do I design cards with little or no text?
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How do I define ascenders?
How do I speed up PhotoShop?
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Do I need to communicate in layman´s terms?
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How do I use an Xacto knife?
Why would I use stock photography?
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How do I use music in my web site?
How can I learn the difference between serif and sans-serif type?
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How do I store my scanned images?
How do I define characters?
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How do I define a center spread?
How do I chose my colors for the greeting card?
How do I define capitals?
How do I define descenders?
How do I define an en?
How do I save my scanned images?
How do I scan slides?
How do I use the unsharp mask when scanning?
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How do I find out about tactile texture?
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What is a thumbnail?
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How do I know my layout is good across all browsers?
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How do I create a triadic color scheme?
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How do I find out about visual texture?
How can I afford all this new software?
How do I find out about subractive color?
How do I use typeface tags in web design?
How do I scan images for the web?
How do I use gray scale in scanning?
How do I define an em?
How do I define depth-gauge or depth-scale?
How do I define compositor?
How do I get free software?
How do I know what to avoid illustrating in greeting cards?
How do I use animals in greeting cards?
How do I define a drop shadow?
How do I define a dummy?
How do I define flat color?
How do I define a format?
How do I scan with gray-scale?
How do I find out about volume in design?
How do I find out about machine-sewn bindings?
How do I find out about Pamphlet-sewn binding?
How do I find out about kraft paper?
How do I find out about trompe l´oeil?
How do I work with PageMaker?
How do I use heading tags in web design?


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