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One of my clients purchased the rights to add animation to their listing of email clients. No problem, sort of. The animation program that had to be used was one called Animatron. I had never herd of the program but the client is, you guessed it, always right. Therefore, as part of my job to answer the needs of my client, I had a four day window to learn the program. New things happen and one... read more

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Time files when you are knee deep in Photoshop, so it’s a good practice to walk away from your monitor every 2 hours or so. Set a timer on your cell to remind you. Look out the window, stretch, take a deep breath, get a drink of water before you go back to all those layers & masks.

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Recently I had a student ask me "how do I know if my design is just too much for the site i am building?" My response to this was simple. If you have lost the vision of your message you are trying to portray then you need to dial it down.  Sure that is the simple answer right?  Actually to me it is the best answer.  Right no simple is more or at least this is the trend... read more

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Do you want somebody guide you to discover the journey of Chinese language, Chinese traditional culture and art? Here I am. Hello, I am an art designer. I was born and raised in Beijing, China (in Chinese, say I am a Beijinger). I have taught foreigner to speak conversational Chinese for 6 years. I created a special way which is according to the “Chinese Oracle bone script” to help them... read more

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Just like any career, being a graphic designer has its ups and downs. You can work with the best of people and on a rare occasion, the not so best of people. More often than not, you'll get the people who respect what you do and then the others who think you sit behind a desk and simply push buttons. Even after 13 years of experience, I still get the occasional inquiry that makes me shake... read more