Snip It! Using the Snipping Tool

Snip It! Using the Snipping Tool

When you know something, sometimes you forget that other people don’t know them. It has come to my attention that not everyone knows about the Snipping Tool in that comes with Windows. If you don’t know about the snipping tool, you’re welcome. If you do know about the...
When designing a logo

When designing a logo

These days, it seems like it ought to be easy to make your own logo. Find some clip art, pick a font, mess around with word art in Microsoft Word, and call it a day. But there’s a difference between making a logo and designing a logo. And there are good reasons to...
How to Pick the Perfect Font

How to Pick the Perfect Font

Have you ever tried to find just the right font for your project? How have you done it? Most people type out the word in Microsoft Word and then scroll through the font list with the word highlighted. That sort of works. But it’s hard to compare fonts. And sometimes,...
All About PDF Files

All About PDF Files

Why do I need to explain PDF files? Everybody knows what a PDF file is. You download Adobe Reader and you get to open a PDF file. But how did it get to be in the PDF format? What exactly is it? It’s worth taking a few minutes to understand what a PDF file is and how...
What’s the Deal with Vector Art Vs. Raster Art

What’s the Deal with Vector Art Vs. Raster Art

There are some things about graphics that confuse your average person. I’m going to discuss two of those things here in two related articles. In this one, I’m going to talk about the difference between vector art and raster art. In the next, I’m going to talk about...