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Copyright Overlay Your Artwork
Copyright infringement is an issue for people like digital artists and other creatives. You can use a copyright overlay for your digital images. The most common example is a semi-transparent overlay of the copyright symbol, which is the C inside a circle. Follow these steps to add the overlay.
Design a Calendar In Scrivener
In this Scrivener tutorial, we will create a calendar. I use Scrivener to organize all my articles and tutorials. But I also need a visual representation of my editorial calendar for the month. I use this calendar to record publication dates and color coding to distinguish different tasks.
Design and Print Online at Avery.com
One of the easiest ways to design and print business cards for your inkjet printer is to use an online tool such as the one on the Avery.com website. This tool makes customizing and printing your business card easy.
DragonFly's Sinedots II Plug-in Filter by Philipp Spoth
Philipp Spoth has very generously offered as a free download his plug-in filter which he calls Sinedots II. Sinedots II comes in an After Effects and Photoshop version. This free plug-in is easy to use and you can create many interesting images with it.
Kinko's File Prep Tool
You have spent hours creating the graphics and designing the perfect project for your customer. It seems that you cannot always be sure that the printed results you get back will look the same as the original did when you created it on your computer. Kinko's answer to this dilemma is the FPT.
The term plug-in is all over the web and is a topic common on digital art and graphic forums. So what is it all about?
Sending Images Attached To An Email Message
I realize that there are probably others who may not know how to send images attached to an email message and I decided to write this short tutorial. The instructions are for AOL 8.0 but the process is basically the same for other Internet service providers. So, log on to the web and here we go.
Store Your Digital Files on External Drive
There are several external drives, from Flash drives that can store 4 GB and retail about $27 to an external hard drive that can store 750 GB and retails about $200. Just the other day, one of my readers emailed requesting instructions for moving photos from their email onto an external drive.
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Having a folder on your desktop for storing these images is a great convenience. You will have a special place for all your images and will always know where they are when you want to work on them or upload them to the web.
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