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How to give your artwork that grungy, weathered look

Adding a grungy, weathered look to your illustrations and photos takes a bit of doing, but the results are well worth the effort. Chris McVeigh walks us through two ways to accomplish this effect.

02/16/2012

Hands on with the DigiTech iPB-10 guitar effects pedalboard

Programmable guitar pedalboard features tons of effects, lots of fun

12/13/2011

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Stellar programs for printing labels

You can use word processing tools to create address and package labels, but some of the dedicated apps for such tasks let you put some creative punch into the job.

11/25/2011

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Camcorder shooting tips for the holidays

Here's how to get the most from your holiday videos.

11/22/2011

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Design tips for holiday greeting cards

If you eschew commercial sentiment, try making your own holiday greetings. Lesa Snider walks us through the steps.

11/18/2011

Camcorder tips for the holidays

To help ensure that the videos taken with your camcorder are as enjoyable as the events it captures, follow these tips.

11/11/2011

Stellar programs for printing labels

You can use word processing tools to create address and package labels, but some of the dedicated apps for such tasks let you put some creative punch into the job.

11/07/2011

Design tips for holiday greeting cards

If you eschew store-bought sentiment, check out these easy ways to create your own holiday cards in Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.

11/07/2011

Import camera videos directly into iMovie '11

Instead of taking a trip through iPhoto, it is possible to import movies created with still cameras directly into iMovie '11.

10/27/2011

Create scalable vector halftones in Illustrator

Halftones are especially important for graphic artists working with a limited number of colors because they give nuance to otherwise flat artwork. Chris McVeigh walks us through the process.

10/20/2011

Quark special upgrade program benefits owners of early versions

Owners of older QuarkXPress versions can now upgrade for the standard price until the end of 2011.

10/12/2011

How to mask soft, undefined edges in Photoshop

Making masks for objects with blurry, soft edges.

10/10/2011

A quick look at Adobe's Creative Cloud

Adobe's Creative Cloud initiative is further evidence of the company's recognition that mobility is now the cornerstone of art and design. Jackie Dove looks at the Creative Cloud announcements coming out of this week's Adobe Max...

10/04/2011

Adobe announces six Touch tablet apps

As part of its Creative Cloud initiative, Adobe on Monday introduced six new tablet-based apps for iOS and Android platforms. The new mobile offerings--which will be available to Android users first--are aimed at making it easier for...

10/03/2011

Adobe launches cloud services for content creators

Adobe is planning to launch a series of Internet-hosted services, called Creative Cloud, designed for creators of digital content, the company said Monday.

10/03/2011

Wacom releases updated Bamboo tablet line

While you may not have the artistic dedication (or bankroll) to warrant picking up one of Wacom's Cintiq or Intuos tablets, you don't have to feel left out: The company's freshly updated Bamboo line offers three different affordable...

09/26/2011

Blackmagic Design launches Thunderbolt video capture box

Intensity Extreme features HDMI and analog video I/O, and is powered completely by Thunderbolt.

09/12/2011

How to achieve perfect inkjet prints

Producing great inkjet images isn’t rocket science, but it does take some focus. Lesa Snider caps her printer series with this how-to.

09/12/2011

Death of the typographer?

Digital Arts editor Neil Bennett discusses why he can’t look at Eric Gill’s beautiful typefaces without being reminded of the man’s horrific behavior.

09/03/2011

QuarkXPress App Studio arrives

App Studio's integrated toolset lets designers create branded apps for the iPad, distribute apps through Apple's App Store, and design and publish content for purchase and download from within the apps.

09/01/2011

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