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The Explosive Hand Lettering Rebellion

A stealthy resurgence happening in the design world. Hand lettering is not-so-quietly making a colossal comeback, exploding into the forefront of design.

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9 Creative Resources for Illustrators

Looking for creative resources to improve the success of your freelance illustration business? In her Interactive Business Development Bootcamp, Ilise Benun teaches you how to position your creative services to attract the right interactive clients. Illustration is one of the most versatile forms of design and graphic design work, allowing visual artists and creatives...

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9 Snarky Greeting Card Designs for Every Occasion

OMG! I Forgot the Card is a collection of humorous tear-out greeting card designs for every occasion. Need a card for Mother’s Day, Groundhog Day or just to say a friendly hello? Just pull out this book, tear out the appropriate page, fold and send. I was raised in a family of ubiquitous dad...

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3 Reasons to Learn About Color Theory

Color is critical to any successful design project, yet nailing the ideal color palette for a project is notoriously tough. Learning about color theory is a great way to perfect your use of color in your design work. We’re thrilled to announce that one of our prestigious contributing writers, Jude Stewart, is teaching an...

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Vibrant Resources for Color Lovers

Are you passionate about purple? Do you burn with the romantic radiance of rich reds? Do cheerful, energetic yellows brighten up your day? If so, you’re likely one of the color lovers that are so prevalent in the design world. Color is what you make it: sensitive, explosive, dreamlike, atmospheric, somber, cheerful… the sky...

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6 Stunning Paper Folding Projects

Popularized in 9th century China, paper folding is one of the world’s oldest art forms. It continues to be a popular outlet for creatives of all stripes today, inspiring cleverly-folded masterpieces. If you want to learn the art of paper folding, you’ll find great resources in the Paper Folding Kit from MyDesignShop.com. Inside, you’ll...

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How to Make a Product: Product Design Checklist

Learn all about the product design process in Liz Long’s HOW U course, How to Make a Product: The A-Z Guide to Product Manufacturing. Enter code LIZLONG at checkout to take 20% off tuition! photo from Shutterstock Have you ever wanted to learn how to create and distribute your own product design? Liz Long,...