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Ad Executive Creates 50-Plus Emojis For Lesbian Community

LA-based ad executive, Kimberley Linn and co-creative Katie Streeter take their Instagram art project to a whole new level; transforming their 50-plus lesbian-themed designs into downloadable emojis on iTunes. What Is An Emoji? Emojis are pictographs or ideagrams. They are mainly used as a method of visual communication to express ‘complicated emotions’ in one or more pictographs or ideagrams. When…

What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)?

If you’re interested in web development and want learn how to code and build websites beyond HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is your next best step. In this online software tutorial, we will define CSS and introduce the advantages and disadvantages of CSS. Ready? Here we go… What is CSS? The CSS coding language was invented by Norwegian programmer Håkon…

Graphic Design Tutorial: What Is Parallax Scrolling?

Image taken from Responsive Miracle In this graphic design blog tutorial, we tackle parallax scrolling. Parallax scrolling has been a hot topic in graphic design as of late. With the rise of HTML5 and CSS3, we discover new and exciting ways to interact with web browsers; leaving many of us awe-stricken wondering, how did they do that? Below Learn iT!…

10 Cool Resumes Made By Professional Graphic Designers

If you’re a graphic designer looking for creative ideas on how to transform a bland resume into a modern-day ‘winner’ — you’re in luck. Learn iT! Anytime has assembled 10 resumes from the Internet designed to inspire you! Martin Dhote’s Resume Beautifully simple, the green and gray minimalist color scheme provides a sense of harmony, finance, and safety throughout; communicating…

Web Design Theory Tutorial: Why Graphic Designers Are Not Artists

Graphic designers are not artists. Yes, we said it. Shocked? Sure being artistic carries water in the design world; but, being artistic isn’t necessarily what people and clients need to fill up an empty cup, so to speak. Now if you’re in the graphic design industry you know that being a graphic designer is all about helping clients fulfill one…

How To Change Default Font Settings On Microsoft Word

Font plays a huge role on reader psychology. From reading online content on the Internet to reading your favorite hardcover to scrolling through today’s newspaper each piece of literature was showcased in a specific font for a specific reason by someone with a specific preference. Now, if you are finicky with your font choice like many designers and writers are…

Adobe Photoshop Tutorial: Selection Tools And How To Superimpose One Picture Onto Another

When it comes to photo editing and design software Adobe Photoshop reigns supreme. In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, Learn iT! Anytime highlights must-know selection tools that will help you superimpose pictures onto each other and more. In this online tutorial you will learn: • The Standard Lasso tool • The Quick Selection Tool • Inverse and Save Selection Method •…

3 Print Template Websites Every Graphic Designer Should Know About

Let’s take a look at some useful graphic design resources and tools online. When you’re working digital (and strapped for time), you’ll want to efficiently and effectively find quality template designs when required. If you’re in demand for print designs on a tight deadline, you can search and find credible stock graphic files, design templates, company folder designs, and business…

[INFOGRAPHIC] How Secure Is Office 365?

Is Microsoft Office 365 secure? Indeed, online data security is a big issue these days. And ensuring whether or not you have the most secure software within your enterprise (or personal use) can make a world of a difference, maybe more. According to a study by the Ponemon Institute, only 22.5 percent of all enterprise software applications are visible to…

Microsoft Excel Art: Tatsuo Horiuchi Creates Mind-Blowing Art With AutoShape Tool

If you were impressed with our last Microsoft Excel portrait post, pull your socks up for round two: the stunning Microsoft Excel renderings of 73-year-old artist, Tatsuo Horiuchi. Believe it or not, it took Horiuchi 10 years with Microsoft Excel to reach his ‘grandmaster level’ – a painstaking thought for most Adobe Photoshop users. Many wonder why Horiuchi made such…