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Logo design

“Where do I begin?” You may ask yourself this question in the beginning stages of designing a new logo for your business. Many business owners, self-employed workers, community members, and more undergo this thought process. Thankfully, this does not have to happen to you. There are many resources out there that can help you with logo design and creation. These…

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Ad graphic design

What is ad graphic design? Advertising design is the creation of artwork used in ads, typically for products or services. Getting more specific, the goal of advertising design is usually (but not always!) to drive sales. And when an ad’s goal isn’t to drive sales, it’s to drive some other specific action. Usually it is an action that will eventually…

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Powerpoint slide presentations

The possible uses of PowerPoint are countless.  A slide show can help a teacher teach a lesson, illustrate an event in history, easily display statistical information, or be used for training in corporations.  A slide show can be a valuable tool for teaching, sharing and learning.  Whether presenting at a conference or convincing your parents to get a puppy, PowerPoint…

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Portrait photography retouch editing

11 Steps for Basic Portrait Editing in Lightroom – A Beginner’s Guide We love Lightroom, and use it for the vast majority of portrait photography retouch editing- . You can achieve a wide variety of portrait effects in Lightroom, from harsh and grungy, to soft and dreamy. My technique varies depending on the kind of portrait I’m editing, although the…

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WordPress Wix website setup

 Wordpress Wix website setup What is Wix? Wix is a tool that allows you to design and build your own website without needing to know how to code. It’s a ‘software as a service’ tool, meaning that you don’t own the app, but pay a monthly fee to use it. In addition Wix aims to give you most of what…

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Postcards design

Postcard usecases There’s really an endless number of ways you can use postcards, but here are some of our favorites: Promoting a sale to existing customers. Acquiring customers in new markets when launching a local product/service. Sending thank you notes or holiday cards to customers. Advocating a cause. Realtors promoting properties sold nearby. Inviting prior attendees to a new upcoming…

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Gif animations

How to make a GIF with photoshop Upload your images to Photoshop. Open up the Timeline window. In the Timeline window, click “Create Frame Animation.” Create a new layer for each new frame. Open the same menu icon on the right, and choose “Make Frames From Layers.” Need help?

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Real estate photo retouching

Here are some of the basic and most commonly used editing techniques for real estate photography: 1. Perform color correcting Color correction is probably one of the basic and essential steps in real estate photo editing. Color correction can be done on Lightroom and Photoshop. However, it’s easier and quicker to do it on Lightroom. With the eyedropper tool, just…

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Box packaging design

Using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign, here we’ll create a template for a simple rectangular box that’s adaptable for cosmetics and other products. We’ll also look at how you can add pattern and type to your box quickly and easily. This is a great all-round introduction to packaging design for beginners. A little bit of knowledge about Illustrator and InDesign…

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Business card design

How to design a business card: 10 golden rules A business card represents the next step in making your small business dream a reality. For many potential customers, it’s also the first interaction they’ll have with your brand—so, make sure it’s a positive one. A thoughtfully designed business card does more than just carry your contact information. It will make…

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