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All Lynda.com Videos Are Free During the Week of Learning

I often write posts here about Lynda.com video courses that I think will be of interest to CreativePro readers. I embed a few videos from the course, one of which is free for anyone to view, the rest

Free Lynda.com Video: Photoshop Best Practices for Collaboration

No man (or woman) is an island, especially when it comes to graphic design and production. And if you work in Photoshop, chances ares somewhere along the line, someone else is going to need to open

Free Lynda.com Video: Photoshop CC 2017 Essential Training: Design

Earlier this month, Adobe released Photoshop CC 2017, sending millions of users scrambling to find out what’s new and improved in their favorite image editing app. But I also find that the release of

Free Lynda.com Video: Customizing Brushes in Photoshop

There’s an old saying that a craftsman is only as good as his tools, and it applies to artists and designers too. Of course, nowadays many of our tools are digital, so you have the ability to
Here’s How Oil Topped the Trump Rally

Here’s How Oil Topped the Trump Rally

This post Here’s How Oil Topped the Trump Rally appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Crude is darting higher once again this morning after briefly posting new 18-month highs on Monday. Today, Greg

The Digital Art Studio: Recovering CS6 Access If CC Expires

As an artist, if you give me some paper and something to draw with, and I can start working. As a digital artist, my digital art studio is only as powerful as the applications I have properly

10 Cool Creative Things – 2016

For many (most?) people, 2016 hasn’t been the best year. We’ve lost icons, grown busier by the minute, and endured one heck of a rollercoaster ride over here in the good ol’ US of A. But I contend
How These 5 Entrepreneurs Used Their Limited Resources to Grow Their Business Into a Successful Venture

How These 5 Entrepreneurs Used Their Limited Resources to Grow Their Business Into a Successful Venture

There are always ways to produce big results with small means, which is critical to an entrepreneur's long-term success and sustainability.
24 Ways to Land Your First Freelance Gig

24 Ways to Land Your First Freelance Gig

This list should give you the start you've been looking for.

Free Lynda.com Course: Windows 10 Creators Update Essential Training

This year marks my 30th anniversary as a Mac user. In the summer of ’87, I got my first Mac, along with a drawing program called FullPaint, and the seeds were planted for a career merging art and

Free Lynda.com Video: GIMP Essential Training

I’ve been using, loving, and teaching Adobe software for more than 20 years. I can’t even imagine what my career would’ve been like without the amazing stuff that Adobe makes. But at the same time,

Mining companies forced to become more transparent

The amount of money that companies like Barrick Gold and ExxonMobil actually give to governments of countries that they extract resources from is now publicly available online thanks to a Canadian

Freebies for the New (School) Year!

All the back-to-school talk I see online has me nostalgic for that sense of anticipation of a new school year, from the smell of new school supplies to the fresh feeling of new school clothes. That

Three Lessons from Hurricane Harvey

This post Three Lessons from Hurricane Harvey appeared first on Daily Reckoning. As our nation sits riveted to the massive storm Mother Nature has served up, Zach Scheidt is reminded of the danger of

Free Lynda.com Video: Adobe Certified Associate Prep: Photoshop

Getting certified in Adobe applications like Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator is a great way to prove your skills, and it can increase your chances of landing a great job, internship, or

Creative Assets for All Seasons

Whether it’s winter, spring, summer, or fall, as designers, we are often working months ahead to create pieces that are ready in the proper season. So here to help with your next seasonal design

Canada’s north has some of the world’s “most charitable” royalty rules for mining firms

Kevin O’Reilly’s jaw dropped when the northern politician read a report that was quietly posted on a government website earlier this month showing that the Northwest Territories is one of the “world’s
Trimming Plain Curtains

Trimming Plain Curtains

Happy Monday friends! It was an exciting weekend for us. On Saturday, my son was awarded a first degree black belt in taekwondo after training for five years. I am so proud of my little man! I spent
Government knew about fire safety risk on this reserve but didn’t act until after fire: sources

Government knew about fire safety risk on this reserve but didn’t act until after fire: sources

Before dawn on May 8 in the Mushuau Innu First Nation on the chilly Labrador coast, an abandoned house caught fire with a group of children inside, severely burning 11-year-old Coda and 17-year-old
Chinese mines in Africa provide better roads but not more jobs for locals

Chinese mines in Africa provide better roads but not more jobs for locals

One of the most common complaints about large often state-owned Chinese companies operating in Africa is that they bring in their own labor from China,…