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These Doctor Who Retro-Style Movie Posters May Be the Best Thing About Season 8 - Topless Robot - Unofficial Sponsor of Your Inner Childishness. Art of Ronnie Biccard, including influences, methods , mediums, Spirit Paintings, Goddess art, Themes and her personal story -          Ronnie Biccard Artist. Scanning Around With Gene: Profile of An Early Clip Art Character. The term "clip art" has become a generic description of any art, illustration, photograph, or other visual material that is sold as copyright- or royalty-free, usually in collections, and almost always without specific attribution to the creating artist.

Scanning Around With Gene: Profile of An Early Clip Art Character

But technically "clip art" is an era-specific term, coined at a time when these illustrations were actually "clipped" or cut out of books for use in paste-up or photographed for print mechanicals. Prior to the paste-up era, what we now refer to as clip art was generally called "stock cuts" or "electrotype cuts," in reference to the images being "cut" into metal through an engraving process. But the end result was the same -- large collections of illustrations made available to printers for use by customers without restriction. The idea goes back to the earliest days of printing. But of course, there have always been exceptions. Lew Hymers was born in Reno, Nevada, in 1892. But young Hymers was restless. Kick Ass Landing Page Examples. It might be hard for you to learn that the Landing Page you spent so much of your time carefully putting together like one of those ginormous puzzles that your grandpa enjoys doing – actually SUCKS!

Kick Ass Landing Page Examples

Now don’t you go sulk in a corner somewhere, you need to accept the truth. Say it out loud, “Yes, my Landing Page wasn’t really that great” (if sucks is too hard a word for you). Why do you need to do this? Because, ACCEPTANCE is the first step towards the recovery of your conversion rates! The Second Step: The second step involves you MAKING AMENDS and here’s how you’ll do that; you’ll carefully analyze the following 5 Landing Pages, figure out what your landing lacked and start over. Make amends to your conversion rates that have suffered because of your “not so great” Landing Page. While looking at these 5 landing pages, keep the 5 important elements of a landing page; the CTA, headline, copy, graphic and contact form in your mind. Pros: Clear and Impactful Headline.Concise and Clear Copy. PALATE PRESSBottle Design and Trademark Law: Important reminders from the Maker’s Mark Case. Imagine investing years of work developing and marketing a wine brand, and then being accused of infringing a deep-pocketed company’s trademark.

PALATE PRESSBottle Design and Trademark Law: Important reminders from the Maker’s Mark Case

It would stop you dead in your tracks. To minimize the risk of such claims, wineries regularly engage attorneys to review and register their brand names and logo designs. But trademark law can cover more than just the text and drawings found on a wine label. Wineries should pay equal attention to trademark law in making overall bottle design decisions. Large alcohol companies have aggressively defended trademarks covering package design. Settlement talks ensued, Cuervo abandoned its use of the dripping red wax seal in 2004, and the parties appeared close to reaching an agreement — going so far as to tell the court that they were “within a whisker of settling.”

In 2010, the Federal District Court for the Western District of Kentucky found in Maker’s Mark favor, and held that the disputed trademark was valid and that Cuervo had infringed. Illustrator tutorials: 85 amazing ideas to try today! Since its release, Adobe's Illustrator has grown to become the designer's right-hand man when it comes to creating premier vector graphics and elements.

Illustrator tutorials: 85 amazing ideas to try today!

There's so much you can do with it that it can be difficult to know where to start. Happily, we're here to round up the best Adobe Illustrator tutorials, covering everything from illustration to logo design, adding depth to your typography and much more, to help you get the most from this amazing app. Jump directly to a section using this handy category guide, or just get started browsing the whole list! With so many to choose from, you're sure to find a project to inspire you, whether you're using an older version of Illustrator or are signed up to the Creative Cloud.

Here goes! Adobe Illustrator for beginners: 11 top tips. How I Make a Picture Book. And not the only way to make a picture book, obviously.

How I Make a Picture Book

If it’s not my own story, then I’m starting with just a Word document or whatever of the author’s manuscript. Sometimes you can tell by the way he broke up his sections how he thinks the book ought to be paginated. But I’m free to ignore that if I like–paginating the book is the illustrator’s prerogative. So I print that manuscript out and start marking it up. I draw brackets around sections that I think ought to stay together on a page or a spread. In a novel you can just throw a bunch of blanks at the end to round out another eight pages if you have to, but with a picture book you need to be more precise. I probably just lost half my readers discussing this stuff, so I’m bailing out now. Once I know what’s going where I can start sketching the thing out, and I always end up doing something like this: I draw 32 or 40 or whatever little boxes on a single page of my sketchbook and start filling them in.

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