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  • Graphic Design Schools and Website Design Training September 16, 2010

    Who Needs Website Design Training? The first answer that comes to most people's minds is usually "computer programmers." But if you are a graphic designer and want to make yourself more valuable to your firm or are in the process...Read More »

  • Graphic Design and 3D Street Art - Part I September 10, 2010

    Using Perspective as a Design Tool Students of graphic design colleges learn to enhance or bring their graphics to life by using perspective. Or in other words, making foreground objects bigger than distant objects that eventually end in a vanishing...Read More »

  • Bicycle Festival Poster Design Contest August 17, 2010

    Design a Winning Poster Are you a bicycle enthusiast with artistic talent? Here's your opportunity to enter your ideas for the Filmed by Bike film festival poster. The Filmed by Bike event is a "...film festival of bike-themed independent short...Read More »

  • Gotcha! Graphic Design Advertising Mistakes - Part I August 13, 2010

    Billions and Billions of Ads Carl Sagan, a renowned astrophysicist, astronomer, author and host of the Public Broadcasting television series Cosmos, was fond of using the catchphrase "Billions [and] billions of stars..." in his distinctive nasal pronunciation. Although there may...Read More »

  • Graphic Design Job Interview Tips and Tricks -- Part I June 18, 2010

    Knowledge and Talent and Skills, Oh My! Showing up to a job interview for a graphic design position is similar to tightrope walking; you have to be balanced if you want to finish successfully. Talent is important, education from a...Read More »

  • "Art Moves" 3rd International Festival of Art on Billboards June 02, 2010

    Billboards as Art The Art Moves 3rd International Festival of Billboard Art is seeking entries from all artists and graphic designers. The competition's purpose is to "propagate and popularize billboard art and to encourage artists to create art engaged in...Read More »

  • 17th Annual CineSol Film Festival Poster Contest May 06, 2010

    What is the CineSol Film Festival? This event was first started in 1993 to celebrate and showcase the creativity of filmmakers and their creations. According to the organizers of CineSol: "CineSol is dedicated to furthering the art, craft and business...Read More »

  • Creative Resumes Revisited - Part I April 16, 2010

    Here We Go Again! Last year in November we featured Part One and Part Two of Graphic Design Resumes: Plain or Different? In the series we debated the pros and cons of submitting creative resumes as opposed to standard resumes...Read More »

  • 2010 Save the Frogs Art Contest March 09, 2010

    Frogs Are Our Friends Frogs can be found, virtually everywhere, throughout the Earth in jungles, lakes, ponds, waterways, marshes, forests and other natural habitats. Frogs are not only interesting and unique creatures that are able to live on land or...Read More »

  • What You Wanted to Know About a Career in Package Design March 05, 2010

    Little Boxes Package design has come a long way in the last 50 years. In the past the usual difference between one product packaging and another was simply the graphics and color schemes of the design. Today's walk down the...Read More »