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Color schemes a la nudibranchs

Nudibranchs are kind of like sea slugs. Unlike their bland land-lubber cousins, nudibranchs can be very vividly colored. Colourlovers.com has a nice set of photos of nudibranchs and their corresponding color schemes (click on the color chart to get a page with the Hex and RGB numbers for each color).

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Classroom Posters for Photoshop CS3, Illustrator CS3 and Dreamweaver MX 2004

I made some interface posters of the software I teach: Photoshop CS3, Illustrator CS3 and Dreamweaver MX 2004. I thought I’d share them here. The originals are 32″ across by 24″ down. I’ll be using our large-format color printer at the school to print them and then I’ll find a laminator somewhere. These PDFs are […]

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Designing a Magazine Cover

I had some truly fantastic results from my recent Photoshop project. Students were to invent their own magazines and design the covers. I had them do thumbnail sketches first. However, many of the students did them last – so next time I will have a separate, earlier deadline for the thumbnails. Lesson details Gallery

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33 awesome body enhancement photoshop tutorials

33 awesome body enhancement photoshop tutorials, from photoshoptalent.com. This is a great tutorial resource for students or professionals would to digitally tweak faces and bodily imperfections. The linked page is a collection of links, image previews and brief descriptions for all of these fine tutorials around the Web: Eyes Enhancing Iris Color Eye Shadow / […]

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CSS Cheat Sheet

I looked around the Web for a while for a CSS Cheat Sheet to give to my students for tomorrow’s Web design final exam. I found lots of good ones, but none that were stripped down enough to work for beginners. So I made one. If you’re just learning or teaching CSS, I hope this […]