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?

What is lithography?

How do I use type as an element in graphic design?

How do I use typography as an element in graphic design?

How do I use line as an element of design?

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?

How do I make a drawing appear to be 3-dimensional?

How do I use value as an element of graphic design?

How do I expose myself in an online gallery?

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?

How do I use grids to learn how to draw?

How do I make something look larger in two dimensions?

What do I put in my portfolio?

How do I achieve a level of brightness in my artwork?

How do keep the viewer´s eye focused on my layout?

What are cool colors?

How do I use a complementary color scheme?

What do I need to know to become a graphic designer?

How do I sell my greeting cards?

How do I know what colors to use in Christmas card illustrations?

How do I achieve crispness in offset printing?

How do I adjust my type?

What do I look in a photograph for printing?

How do I stay fit if I´m at my desk all day?

How do I update my resume?

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?

How can I achieve unity in my designs?

How do I make my message stand out?

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?

What are my chances of employment?

What courses should I take for graphic design?

Why would I need a release for a piece of property?

How do I photograph glass?

What is the Golden Mean?

What is Dada?

How do I find out about a prospective employer?

How do I handle stress?

What do I need to know to become an illustrator?

How do I keep my design detail in offset printing?

How do I use type as an element of design?

How do I use animation in web design?

How do I find out about Arial type?

How do I use repetition in my work?

How do I find out about saturation in color?

How do I use the Printed With Soy Ink Trademark?

How do I socialize with an employee of a competing firm?

How do I use balance in my graphic design?

Why do I need texture in graphic design?

Why do I need a model´s release?

How do I design for magazine layout?

What are warm colors?

What is a tetrad split complementary color scheme?

How do I manage my peers and clients at work?

How do I get an automatic copyright?

How do I find out what a neutral color is?

How do I find out about global holidays?

How do I become a forensic illustrator?

How do I find out about an accordian fold?

How do I define bembo?

How do I use a monochromatic color scheme?

How do I use the principle of economy in my designs?

How do I achieve the illusion of movement in my design?

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?

How do I develop a line of greeting cards?

How do I treat a printer?

How do I render a card that is called "charming?"

How do I learn to do a country greeting card?

How do I design cards for men?

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?

How do I find out about secondary color?

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?

How do I design humorous greeting cards?

How do I define ascenders?

How do I speed up PhotoShop?

How do I define baseline?

How do I define cropping Ls?

How do I get a purple light?

How do I find out about Surrealism?

How do I find out what a spectrum is?

How do I see how the set up will look before I begin my graphic?

How can I avoid long lines at airports?

Do I need to communicate in layman´s terms?

How do I use clip art?

How can I save money on dry transfer type?

How can I keep up with all the online information?

How do I give movement to my still images?

How do I use workable fixative?

How do I make a shade from a color?

How do I find out what achromitic is?

How do I find out about silk-screening?

How do I find out about the process of Benday?

What are Chicago Screw Posts?

How do I find out about chipboard?

How do I find out about corrugate cardboard?

How do I find out about die-cuts?

How do I find out about acrylic?

How do I find out about airpressing?

How do I find out about cell-cast process?

How do I find out about flexography?

How do I find out about silicone?

How do I find out about raised printing?

How do I find out about perfect binding?

How do I find out about saddle-stitch?

How do I find out about value-contrast?

How do I find out about vanishing points?

How do I find out about value emphasis in design?

How do I use an Xacto knife?

Why would I use stock photography?

How do I use clip art in print?

How do I know what my format is in design?

How do I find out about texture in design?

How do I find out about symbols in design?

How do I find out about symmetry in design?

How do I use music in my web site?

How can I learn the difference between serif and sans-serif type?

How do I find out about Courier type in web design?

How do I store my scanned images?

How do I define characters?

How do I define columns?

How do I define body copy?

How do I define binding?

How do I find a printer?

How do I find a printer that uses soy ink?

How do I use a realistic style in greeting cards?

How do I define a bleed?

How do I illustrate a greeting card?

How do I frame my work in a greeting card format?

How do I use a whimsical greeting card style?

How do I study greeting card design?

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?

How do I use tags for Couier type in web design?

How do I find out about tactile texture?

How do I find out about pointillism?

What is a thumbnail?

How do I find out what a triadic color scheme is?

How do I define a shape in design?

How do I find out about value patterns?

How do I find out about value in artistic terms?

How do I find out about offset lithography?

How do I find out about Letterpress?

How do I find out about halftones?

How do I find out about hand-tied binding?

How do I know my layout is good across all browsers?

How can I match print and web colors?

How do I create a triadic color scheme?

How do I make my graphic mesage simple?

How do I find out about embossing?

How do I find out about fly sheets?

How do I find out about a silhouette?

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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