Amber Neely

Avoiding Common Color Mistakes by Learning From Examples

If you’re a new designer, there’s a chance that you might find color a little intimidating to use at first. Don’t worry, though – check out this article for ten of the most common mistakes when it comes to design projects and learn how to avoid them. You’ll be designing like a pro in no time.

Designing Print Ads From Start to Finish

If you’re looking for a great way to promote local products or services, why not try running print ads in local newspapers, newsletters, and phone books? This guide helps you from start to finish, teaching you about the parts of an ad to the proper way to lay them out, and even offers up templates!

Tips and Tricks for Getting Your Cookbook Published

Trying to figure out a way to get your cookbook published? We’ll show you ways to get your foot in the door at professional publishers, show you when self-publishing might be a fantastic option for you, and we’ll even tell you why taking your cookbook to eReaders may be the smartest choice of all.

Great Examples of Font Usage Done Right

Choosing the proper font for your next project can add some serious “WOW!” factor, as well as tie together a great design into something more. Check out these fantastic examples where the designers nailed the font choice, making for a cohesive, eye-catching finished project.

Great Resources and Tutorials for Digital Scrapbookers

Whether you’re a novice or a professional scrapbooker, we’ve got a ton of fantastic resources for you. Here you’ll find basic tips to help you design the best layouts possible, professional quality premade layouts, as well as tons of elements to embellish the pages of your digital scrapbook.

Comprehensive Guide to Printing for Desktop Publishers

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a newbie, there is a lot to learn about printing. For example, do you know what flexography printing is used for? Have you learned the different types of binding? Do you know what screen printing is? This guide answers these questions and many more.

A Buyer’s Guide to Desktop Publishing Software

Looking for the perfect program to help you finish a project you’re taking on? Here we’ve compiled a comprehensive collection of reviews on desktop publishing software, from the premium Adobe Suite line to freebies like GIMP, we’re here to make sure you get the right program that fits your needs!

Learn Something New With These Graphic Design Tutorials

Unlike what you may have expected, you don’t need to attend expensive classes to learn the basics of graphic design.These programs often do boast a steep learning curve, but an eager learner should have no trouble following our fantastic tips and tricks. Check out our tutorials and start designing!