Category Archives: Tips & Advice

graphic design slowing you down? – part 2

Tweet I was turning on my computer and just remembered one of the biggest computer speed suckers. ┬áIf your computer is normally fast enough but crazy slow when you start up PhotoShop or the Gimp, I have a possible fix for you. Downsize your fonts and brushes. Extra fonts and brushes are speed suckers. My…

graphic design slowing you down?

Tweet If you are like me, and I think you are, you like doing some form of graphic design. Some of you are photo editors. Some of you are logo or web designers. Some of you are just pretending to like graphic design to impress someone. Either way you would probably like your computer to…

ten fonts to replace comic sans

Tweet There are times when you need a cute font. Maybe you are creating a comic book. Maybe you want to appear original. Maybe like one of my readers, you have a boss who asks you to redo your presentations in Comic Sans. The bottom line is that we must vow to never use that…

7 things to avoid in graphic design

Tweet If you are new to graphic design or have never received a compliment on your work this list will help you. I can not cure an inborn bad taste or fix your personality, but if you are wanting to change or start off right, I can help! So without further ado, I present to…