All posts in "Graphic Design Tips"

Can't Photoshop? It's OK, REALLY!

By Bill Alpert / September 4, 2009

by Bill Alpert Ever since Photoshop became a verb, a tacit expectation rose that (regardless of your background, training, interests, job title or schedule) you should have a working knowledge of most all current graphics software. Still using Corel Draw? Good heavens, you’re a relic! Not sure if you own Adobe Acrobat or Adobe InDesign? […]


inkd: an istock for graphic design?

By Bill Alpert / June 5, 2009 Does a stock market for graphic design represent a threat or an opportunity for graphic designers? Hard to say, though certainly it appears to be a viable resource for end users, or just about anyone short on time or inspiration. These aren’t the typical junk layouts you see floating around cyberspace. I’m willing to […]


Graphic Moment Online

By Bill Alpert / May 20, 2009

If you’re one of those students who longed for the days the teacher dimmed the lights and rolled out the film projector, this is for you! The Graphic Moment Online Edition: Bleeding Edge, The Movie (suitable for general audiences).


Under The Hood

By Bill Alpert / April 22, 2009

There’s no doubt about it. We’re in the golden era of buying printing on the cheap. Pull out the stops. UV coating, process color, full bleed, paper thickness approaching that of 3/8” plywood. Got Photoshop? Go to town! Creative Suite on your PC? The sky’s the limit. Except… Have you seen the fine print in […]

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