Resources for the Resourceful

Posted by on Jan 8, 2015 in NGBlog, Root Archive | 0 comments

Greetings All – I hope the new year finds you well, and you each had some enjoyable holiday time to spend with friends and loved-ones. I thought I’d get the new year kicked off with a link to some free (and paid) stuff. All of it pretty handy. CreativeMarket.com offers a plethora of graphics goodness, sure to warm the hearts of all those Creative. They offer a Free Goods section for those who care to test the waters. It’s updated weekly, so be sure to add a momentary visit to your calendar to keep up with current offerings. Whatever you download there is free, but the...

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Mash Up Some Images – It’s more fun than potatoes.

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in NGBlog | 0 comments

Howdy, Peeps – It’s free resource time again. If Photoshop or similar is not your strong suit, but you still want to “dress well” visually. Take a look at Canva.com. It’s a compositing tool that will let you bring multiple images and text together to create anything from memes to presentation content. A user-friendly (simple) interface can make a visual rockstar out of even my Mom. I had her use it. Now maybe I’m wishing I hadn’t. It seems she has way too many pictures from my youth that will almost certainly embarrass me at some point. But at least...

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My Favorite Viral Video… Ever!

Posted by on Dec 1, 2011 in NGBlog, Root Archive | 1 comment

See all the CollegeHumor Original Videos here. Being a graphics geek is sometimes a lonely road. While life in Austin does afford me the advantage of having access to a large media community full of tech savy peers, it’s still not hard to find myself in a room full of people that will leave me scratching for some common ground on which to establish some basis for idle chit-chat. Conversely, sports fans seem to have it all too easy. Games occur all the time. And no matter what team you tend to favor, or for that matter – what sport you tend to favor, there is always some pathway...

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And then, there was one…

Posted by on Nov 27, 2011 in NGBlog, Root Archive | 0 comments

Greetings all – and welcome to the maiden post of the Nashional Graphics Blogosphere. Actually, I’m thinking that as it will be a constantly coalescing and dynamic environment, that “Blogoverse” may be the better term. So we’re going with it. Having said that…Welcome one and all to the NG Blogoverse!!! The focus of which will include blurbs of graphic geek stuff of assorted scope, depth, and even possible interest. Such as newsworthy finds, handy tutorials, links to spiffy resources – up to and including the occasional freebie! Also of note will be here and nether links to other, more...

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