Giving back via Pixabay

Original vector image submitted to Pixabay

Just a quick share. I’ve been working on promotional material for Lake Whitney Arts’ production of Clue and needed a vector image of a game piece. I searched my usual sources for stock images and couldn’t find what I wanted. Soooo, I made exactly what I had in mind. I was so pleased with how…

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Creating a custom ad in Canva

Create your own display ad in Canva

Even as a graphic designer, I’m a big fan of Canva. Their free version is the same well-designed intuitive tool as the Pro version, and it has hundreds, maybe thousands, of free images, shapes, fonts, photos and more (the Pro version has even more content and a few more bells and whistles). In short, ANYONE…

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Image formats for the Web

What's the best image format for the Web?

Which is better, JPG or PNG? Search engines love text, but people engage with images, so it’s important to have a good mix of both text and images on your website. And with free tools like Canva, creating quality images is easier than ever. But what’s the best format for web images? Spoiler: It’s not…

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