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Colour Theory Reference Sheet

Colour Theory Reference Sheet | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
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A must have to understand colour for yourself, or remind you of the basics and what matters....OR share with your Art Teacher to give to the kiddos. Colour matters.

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Resources to feed my ever growing addiction to delicious fonts, pretty images & graphic design - also CREATIVE COMMONS goodies!
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27 Unique Font Ideas For Your Next Tattoo

27 Unique Font Ideas For Your Next Tattoo | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
In search of ink inspiration? Here are some typography suggestions to help you design the tattoo of your dreams.
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& My NEW Fav Trashhand is on it! #FontLust

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The true cost of comic sans - and other fun font facts - Daily Genius

The true cost of comic sans - and other fun font facts - Daily Genius | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it

comic sans


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I KNEW IT! And yes, I DO have simmering hate and anger for this font!

Don't try and rationalize with me, because I'm adding Chalkduster to it, too! There! How do you like them apples?! ;-)


Fun article! Hello old friend Garamond! You're lookin good!

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20 great articles to learn graphic design theory | Design daily news

20 great articles to learn graphic design theory | Design daily news | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Being a designer, you might have gone through designing several creative designs in Photoshop and sliced them with CSS styles but have you ever wondered the design theory behind what you create? Well here are 20 great articles that will teach you graphic design theory. Have a look at these articles below! 1. Typography tips …
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Great article!

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AW Conqueror — Typofonderie

AW Conqueror — Typofonderie | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
AW Conqueror by Jean Francois Porchez: 5 display free fonts with a 60-70’s aesthetic. Test, buy, download free fonts for design professionals. Mac OS Windows OpenType typefaces by Jean Francois Porchez, Stephane Elbaz, Xavier Dupre
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This is a super cool font, thanks Michael P. Glennon!

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Why this man created a Comic Sans typewriter

Why this man created a Comic Sans typewriter | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
It's one of the most mocked fonts on the Internet, the target of numerous campaigns and websites that believe its "comical" design has no place in civilized society.

Now, Comic Sans has gone analog with the "Sincerity Machine," a typewriter that types...
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This is just ALL WRONG and frankly DISGUSTING!

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27 Superb Sites With Royalty Free Stock Images For Commercial Use

27 Superb Sites With Royalty Free Stock Images For Commercial Use | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
27 Superb Sites With Royalty Free Stock Images For Commercial Use That Can Be Used On Your Blogs, Websites, Social Media etc...
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A SUPER expanded list of FREE resources for graphic imagery by @davelane_ --
Full stop brilliant!


Even if they don't require ATTRIBUTION I would include it - good modeling for kiddos, bloggers, & just good form!

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PicMonkey

PicMonkey | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Meet Simian, renowned photographer, and learn his tricks for editing photos with PicMonkey. Edit your photos like an artiste!
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The new spokesmonkey Simián, can show your teachers & students how easy it is to create FREE graphic designs w/ digital images with Picmonkey. 

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Lauri Lewis - Home

Lauri Lewis - Home | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
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Talented Canadian Artist Lauri Lewis @evilblondetoons

Will be contacting her soon for one ;-) Just a wee bit busy right now with school starting and all!

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Saucer BB font by Blambot - FontSpace

Saucer BB font by Blambot - FontSpace | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Download the free Saucer BB font by Blambot here at FontSpace
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LOVE this FONT!

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Tutorial: A Simple Way to Add a Watermark to Your Images Without Ruining Them

Tutorial: A Simple Way to Add a Watermark to Your Images Without Ruining Them | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Watermarks are a controversial topic. Many believe they ruin your images, and are so easily removed that there's no point in adding one. Others see it as a
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I've not Watermarked my photos & designs with great regularity, this is an interesting thought!

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The Timeless Beauty Of Studio Ghibli's Movies

There are so many things to love about the movies of Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli, but the one I've always admired the most is the worlds they take place in.
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Just lush & gorgeous!

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What Those New Instagram Editing Tools Actually Do (With Pictures)

What Those New Instagram Editing Tools Actually Do (With Pictures) | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
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"Earlier this week, Instagram introduced a new set of creative tools to help you edit your photos even further. These include options to adjust the brightness, contrast, warmth and several other qualities of your pictures."


-- I really don't do Instagram - I know, shocker. But I do like to keep up on these things!

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The Leading Source Of Free Stock Photos - freeimages

The Leading Source Of Free Stock Photos - freeimages | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
stock photography community - browse our huge gallery for high quality stock photos or share yours with others.
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"This fabulous site has a library of almost 400,000 images covering every topic, and is probably the best place after FLICKR to start your search for free images.This site has a more complex image licence agreement than some of the competition, though, so read that carefully before you start."


Part of Getty Images

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How Top Designers Tell Clients That Their Taste Sucks

How Top Designers Tell Clients That Their Taste Sucks | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Paula Scher, Sagi Haviv, Jessica Walsh, and others reveal how they handle their worst clients.
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The same goes with teachers & admin.

No you can't use Comic Sans for the homeless shelter fundraising sign.

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Comic Heroes Theme | PicMonkey Blog

Comic Heroes Theme | PicMonkey Blog | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
With effects, comic bubbles, narration boxes, hero shields and hand-drawn masks, Comic Heroes tells stories—whether it’s yours or your alter ego’s.

Via Bookmarking Librarian
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Just when you thought @PicMonkeyApp couldn't be cooler!

This happened! BAM!

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TrashHand Font | dafont.com

TrashHand Font | dafont.com | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
TrashHand Font | dafont.com
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Cool font to use w/ Middle & High Schoolers


So that you do NOT have to use Comic Sans or Chalkduster! LOL

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This Graphic Offers Good-Looking Fonts to Replace Dull, Overused Ones

This Graphic Offers Good-Looking Fonts to Replace Dull, Overused Ones | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Everyone knows not to use Comic Sans, but it's not the only played out, overused font all over the web. This graphic offers some great alternatives for some of the web's most popular fonts and typefaces so you can give your website, document, or presentation a fresh look.
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A great infographic that shows new fonts to add to your graphic design arsenal! Thanks to @NikkiDRobertson  for spotting it!

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What Do Public Domain & Creative Commons Mean? - Finding Public Domain & Creative Commons Media - Research Guides at Harvard Library

What Do Public Domain & Creative Commons Mean? - Finding Public Domain & Creative Commons Media - Research Guides at Harvard Library | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Finding Public Domain & Creative Commons Media
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Fantastic article about Public Domain & Creative Commons!

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Pixabay - Free Images

Pixabay - Free Images | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Search over 250,000 free photos, illustrations, and vector graphics or share your own pictures as public domain on Pixabay.
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Pixabay - Free High Quality Images You Can Use Anywhere.  - Nice!


NOT to be used with kiddos - contains arty nudity -[clutch the pearls!]

but great for educators, bloggers, & grownups. Not a prude - you just don't want to be surprised, amirite?

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7 Photography Projects to Jumpstart your Creativity

7 Photography Projects to Jumpstart your Creativity | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it

Pin ItIn this post Jennifer Jacobs from iffles.com shares some tips on how to spark creativity in your photography.


Via Jon Samuelson, Jamie Forshey
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Suggest these to your kiddos! I call photowalk tours "digital safari's"  and encourage kids to change their levels - ie: flopping down on the ground to get a sidewalk view of the school  bike rack

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Add Your Fonts to Photos | custom fonts |PicMonkey Blog

Add Your Fonts to Photos | custom fonts |PicMonkey Blog | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Our video tutorial shows you how to access and use custom fonts -- or any font -- on your computer while you edit photos and make graphics in PicMonkey.
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Another reason why I LOVE PicMonkey!

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Adding custom fonts to images using PicMonkey. 

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Why Visual Content Matters in the Social Age [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Why Visual Content Matters in the Social Age [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Why Visual Content Matters in the Social Age [INFOGRAPHIC]
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You know I LOVES this! INFOGRAPHIC LUST!

Now wait, there's SCIENCE! Behind it!

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Flickr Tweaks Its Photo Page... Again, Gets Relatively Positive Feedback

Flickr Tweaks Its Photo Page... Again, Gets Relatively Positive Feedback | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
In the ongoing effort to reach a happy medium between beauty and functionality, Flickr is yet again tweaking the layout of its photo pages. A number of use
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Here we go again!

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Use Any Font in PicMonkey| Custom Fonts |PicMonkey Blog

Use Any Font in PicMonkey| Custom Fonts |PicMonkey Blog | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Now you can access and use custom fonts or any font on your computer while you're creating images and photo editing with PicMonkey. Totes awesome, right?
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I was told this was coming - and now it's HERE!!!!

This is HUGE Design NEWS!


Yous, Mine, & OURS! Even my Nutraface font!


PLUS they've added a Recent Tab! Which means you that you can EDIT the last 10 projects!!!!

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Great news for font lovers.
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openphoto.net

openphoto.net | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
curated gallery of free stock photos
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"It first appeared back in 1998, and so it's no surprise that Openphoto has now built up a solid collection of stock photos. They're neatly arranged into well-chosen categories, and clicking any of these leads on to a thumbnail gallery of related shots."

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