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An independent graphic designer and instructor in InDesign, Photoshop and Dreamweaver after tiring of working for other people. I'm also a software tester for various companies and "Tier 0" tech support for friends, family, various associates and lots of clients...


Oct
19
revised How do I make logos look good at small sizes?
Fixed a typo
Oct
19
comment Photoshop Relative Colormetric conversion inconsistent?
That's not relevant. What is relevant is whether it's a jpeg, and whether the sampling is being done from precisely (to the pixel) the same spot. If the first is true and the second is not, then you can get different values just by moving the eyedropper to a different spot in a solid block of color, whether you change profiles or not. Do actually try the experiment, won't you?
Oct
19
answered How do I make logos look good at small sizes?
Oct
19
comment Is there a way to tell InDesign not to break words in a Paragraph? (hyphenation)
"Please consider just leaving the hyphens. They don't hurt anyone." -- Yes, poor things. They get so little love, and the unemployment rate is just awful... :-)
Oct
19
answered Is there a way to tell InDesign not to break words in a Paragraph? (hyphenation)
Oct
19
comment Is there a way to tell InDesign not to break words in a Paragraph? (hyphenation)
Flavius -- It looked to me like you inserted your clarification into Lauren's answer rather than your question. I moved it so it's clear who's saying what.
Oct
19
revised Is there a way to tell InDesign not to break words in a Paragraph? (hyphenation)
Moved added text to here from Lauren's answer
Oct
19
revised Is there a way to tell InDesign not to break words in a Paragraph? (hyphenation)
Moved text to question
Oct
18
comment Color Blending in Photoshop
Basically, a complete answer would require a couple of chapters from a beginner's guide to Photoshop before getting into the specifics of creating an effect like this.
Oct
18
answered CS PDF Export color loss
Oct
18
comment Color Blending in Photoshop
There are so many ways to do this, so many techniques that would apply, that I can't see it as a useful question here. Best you google "photoshop blending modes" and "photoshop compositing" and get some tutorials on basic Photoshop technique, then if you have a more focused question, ask that.
Oct
18
revised Photoshop Relative Colormetric conversion inconsistent?
edited body
Oct
18
answered Photoshop Relative Colormetric conversion inconsistent?
Oct
18
awarded  Guru
Oct
17
answered An online resource or a book that teaches how to draw from a physics/optics perspective
Oct
17
comment An online resource or a book that teaches how to draw from a physics/optics perspective
+1 Great answer. The only thing I'd add to this would be, "Observe!" You can only make things look real by looking at the real world closely. Da Vinci and Michelangelo could draw incredibly realistic figures because they actually dissected bodies to see the muscle and skeleton under the skin. I'm not suggesting you to that far(!), but the principle is the same. Rules won't help much if you don't combine them with direct observation of the real world.
Oct
17
comment Indesign: how to style a paragraph so that it will occupy no vertical space in the document flow (similar to “float” in css)
Sure. The FIND entry searches for the word "Line" followed by a space followed by one or more digits ("\d" means "any digit" and the + means "one or more occurrences") followed by a hard return ("\r"). The parentheses make everything before the paragraph mark into a group. The CHANGE TO entry applies the found group ("$1"), since it doesn't change, then a Tab character ("\t") to replace the end-of-paragraph. If you have no word "Line" or a different word, use that instead.
Oct
17
answered What to do with these errors when I open a PSD file in my Photoshop CS3 (Windows 7) while PSD is made by Photoshop (Mac OSX)
Oct
16
answered Is there something like smashing magazine.com for the Print Industry?
Oct
16
comment OSX: Thousands of fonts
Not sure what this has to do with GD. Seems it would be more at home on SU.