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How to Create Better Keywords for Your WordPress Content

How to Create Better Keywords for Your WordPress Content | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
In this article, we’re going to talk about why you may need to create better keywords, and then we’ll guide you through three simple steps to help refine your strategy. Let’s dive in!
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Learning how to create better keywords for your website is one of the best ways to drive more traffic to your site. This post will show you how! - go to » https://goo.gl/uDyKgR
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TUTORIAL : How to Watermark Photos in Photoshop

TUTORIAL : How to Watermark Photos in Photoshop | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Tutorial : How to make a watermark using a custom brush that created in Photoshop so that you will have your watermark always available in Photoshop and with no need to repeat the process over and over again.

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Easy tutorial in step by step to show how you can create a watermark as a Photoshop brush, so that you don't have to replicate the process for your photos, designs, etc.
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How to Do Light Trail Photography | Tutorial

This step-by- step guide will show you how to do light trail photography, and some tips on catching an epic light trails photo.
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Tutorial: How To Photograph & Process Mushrooms That Glow - 500px ISO

Tutorial: How To Photograph & Process Mushrooms That Glow - 500px ISO | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Daniel Laan is a landscape photographer and writer from the Netherlands. Taking his camera on hiking trips through nature, preferably away from the hustle and bustle of modern life, he quickly realized that capturing landscapes has a meditative effect on him. The camera, but post-processing too, are the tools to not only to show the light, the land and the fleeting moment, but also share some of his thoughts.
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Free Tutorials | 33 screencasts feat Yoast SEO plugin 

Free Tutorials | 33 screencasts feat Yoast SEO plugin  | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Do you encounter any difficulties configuring your Yoast SEO plugin? Want to know more about all features and settings of the Yoast SEO plugin?  Joost has made a series of Yoast SEO plugin tutorials for every tab on every page of the Yoast SEO configuration pages. A playlist of a total of 33 screencasts is available for free for all of their users!

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Infographic: How To Display Art In Your Home or Office | Decor

Infographic: How To Display Art In Your Home or Office |  Decor | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Have a look at the other suggestions in the illustration below, and click on any of the images to view the complete infographic.

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London-based furniture company Made.com has put together this detailed infographic that uses design principles to suggest ways to beautifully display your art pieces at home.

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Color Themes Come to InDesign | Tutorial & Tips

Color Themes Come to InDesign | Tutorial & Tips | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

this tutorial had exactly the bit i was looking for - InDesign / color theme tool

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In this tutorial, Adobe Certified Instructor Jeff Witchel explores the options involved in using the Color Theme tool to help take a lot of the hard work out of selecting colors.

 

good, clear tutorial with the shortcuts that don't get mentioned most other places - bookmarking here, so i can find it again :)

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Painting Effect Plugin + The Mysterious Disappearing Filters in Photoshop

Painting Effect Plugin + The Mysterious Disappearing Filters in Photoshop | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
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alternative to Pixel Bender - came across this - sharing, might interest some digital artists 

   If you use filters in Photoshop CS6, Creative Cloud (CC) or CC2014 you may notice that some of your old favorites are missing. Some (sadly) are gone forever, and others are just less easy to find. So, here’s what you need to know about the filters .. (read more)

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The Ultimate Guide to Cutting Stuff Out in Photoshop

The Ultimate Guide to Cutting Stuff Out in Photoshop | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
No matter what you’re working on, you can be sure that almost every project will require an image to be removed from its background!
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from spoongraphics : Sometimes you just need to quickly remove something from its background with no questions asked. If the final result doesn’t have to be pixel perfect there’s a range of Photoshop tools that offer you quick and easy clipping solutions.
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5 best tools and techniques for Better Street Photography

5 best tools and techniques for Better Street Photography | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Street photography is all about finding unexpected moments and interesting people. …

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 To be able to capture these spontaneous moments, the photographer needs to be ready to adapt quickly and interact with the subjects at the right times. Here are the five best tools and techniques for capturing street scenes.

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4 Techniques for Combining Fonts | Hoefler & Co.

4 Techniques for Combining Fonts | Hoefler & Co. | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
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Building a palette is an intuitive process, and expanding a typographic duet to three, four, or even five voices can be daunting. Hoefler & Co.'s approach for mixing font families is to keep one quality consistent, and let the others vary.

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6 key terms every graphic designer should know

6 key terms every graphic designer should know | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Whether you're a newbie, a student or just in need of a refresher, read this guide....
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Graphic design, like any profession, is littered with jargon and terms you may not be familiar with. Here are just some of the key terms you should know, and a brief explanation in words you can understand - plus where to go to learn more.

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12 Must-follow Typography Guidelines For Every Web Designer

12 Must-follow Typography Guidelines For Every Web Designer | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

This is a guest post by Mike Swan, a Chief Writer at markupcloud.

Typography does not just mean selecting the right font for your website, it refers to a lot of other things that are crucial..

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follow these simple guidelines and see how typography would become a fun activity for you.

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Making Your Own Custom Mockups » Artist Resources

Making Your Own Custom Mockups » Artist Resources | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Give your fans some lifestyles images to showcase your designs. By creating custom mockups you can present your works in the way you want them to be seen.
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How to Combine Fonts: 50 Tutorials, Resources + more

How to Combine Fonts: 50 Tutorials, Resources + more | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

How to Combine Fonts: 50 Tutorials, Resources, and Pro Tips


Here are some rules, best practices, sample pairings and a list of tools and resources to help you master the ins and outs .. | read more: https://goo.gl/ZVwAwC

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How to Reduce Noise in Adobe Camera Raw | Free Tutorial

How to Reduce Noise in Adobe Camera Raw | Free Tutorial | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
STOP slammin’ sliders when you reduce noise It is a common theme when you reduce noise to do the random slider slam.  I get it, heck I did it to.  And why is that?  Well, it is because the sliders have some interesting names that don’t really tell you what they are doing.   Luminance, Luminance …
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Tutorial | 80’s Style Chrome Text Effect 

Tutorial | 80’s Style Chrome Text Effect  | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
In today’s Photoshop tutorial we’re going back to the 1980s to create a rad text effect based on those 80s style chrome logos we used to see for games, movies, TV shows and more.
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Creating a hand-lettered logo design | Design Resources

Creating a hand-lettered logo design | Design Resources | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Dina Rodriguez's step-by-step process for creating a hand-lettered logo design that tells a vivid brand story.
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A logo is the most important part of a brand’s image. This one asset is solely responsible for showing a business’s values, personality, and quality standards. So why are so many designers and agencies relying on typefaces alone to represent the tone of an entire company? (read more at Invision's blog)

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FREE : Productive Entrepreneur Course Bundle - Business & Lifestyle Tutorials

FREE : Productive Entrepreneur Course Bundle - Business & Lifestyle Tutorials | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
The Productive Entrepreneur Freebie Bundle - Hack Your Way To The Top With These Business And Lifestyle Tutorials
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What you get in the bundle : 

 

Connect and Sell to Local Businesses Course | Unlock The Power of Cold Emailing to Create Business Opportunities

 

Land a Startup Job & Become an Entrepreneur Course | Gain The Skills to Land A Startup Job

 

Crack Cold Emailing Course | Master Cold Emailing with This Step-by-Step Guide

 

Gmail Productivity System Course | Escape Your Inbox w/ These Gmail Productivity Strategies

 

Biz Dev For Startups & Tech Companies Course | Unlock Massive Growth for Your Company

 

Optimize Your Sleep Course | Employ These Sleep Hacks & Take Charge of Your Sleep

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Learn how to create Digital Zentangle Using Seamless Lite by COLOURlovers

Learn how to create Digital Zentangle Using Seamless Lite by COLOURlovers | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
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Zentangle is a personal art form. It does not have to be perfect. While you can achieve a more precise line-work by using this digital method of Seamless Lite, a web app which is FREE to use. with no strings attached at Colourlovers... (read more)

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RGB vs. CMYK: The Digital Print Debate

RGB vs. CMYK: The Digital Print Debate | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

RGB comes in many flavors including Adobe RGB and sRGB. Adobe RGB is a larger color space than sRGB, containing more colors and more highly saturated colors. Adobe RGB was designed to contain the entire color gamut available from most CMYK printers, whereas sRGB describes the colors visible on a monitor.

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It doesn't matter how many articles or which tutorial i read/do - i never feel 100% understand it! LOL!

 

read (bookmark!) the full article/tutorial :

http://www.mohawkconnects.com/makeready/2015/02/23/rgb-vs-cmyk-the-digital-print-debate/

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Tutorial: Learn The Art of Astrophotography

Tutorial: Learn The Art of Astrophotography | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
get Mark’s expert tips on astrophotography, everything from camera settings to gear to post-processing!
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Want to master capturing an awesome meteor shower, or the next Supermoon, or the milky way galaxy across the night sky? Award-winning photographer, visual effects artist, and Adventure.com‘s new photojournalist Mark Gee will show you how. Based in New Zealand, he is the 2013 winner of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year award.

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How To Create Beautiful Bokeh Images

How To Create Beautiful Bokeh Images | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Unbelievable Photography
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A few weeks ago, 500px shared Ursula’s striking bokeh-laden image, “Seedling” on Facebook, Google+, and Twitter—the response was popular enough, with many of you asking how the picture was created. In this tutorial, Ursula reveals how she shot and processed “Seedling” so you too can recreate this eye-catching effect, as seen in the image above - 500px

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How to Use Textures The Right Way | Tutorial

How to Use Textures The Right Way | Tutorial | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
WHAT WE'RE CREATING: A SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT FORMAT Hello Design Cutters! Simon here. I'm excited to share a new set of tutorials with you today.
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Good tutorial to go thru ~

 

A common issue we hear from the community at Design Cuts is that people tend to ‘over do’ their texture art. It’s easy to get carried away with adding beautiful textures to your work, but it takes real design skill to build up a subtle texture effect, and to do so using a professional workflow. Today, I’m going to walk you through a couple examples of how to nail working with your new textures.

| by Simon (DesignCuts)

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The Complete Guide to Stand-Out Social Media Formatting

The Complete Guide to Stand-Out Social Media Formatting | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Social media formatting tips and tricks to make your content stand out on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest and your blog
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Definitely worth reading ( & bookmarking)

 

The blog at Bufferapp shows you  some simple tricks and best practices of social media formatting to help you create unique, stand-out posts on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest, along with some tools to help you create memorable blog tidbits worth sharing.

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