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CSS style sheets are the industry standard for customizing the look of websites, pages, blogs, communities and more. We have looked at why they are useful and how they basically work. Now we need to learn some of the basic calls we need to truly make our sites sing. So what follows are the calls […]

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Many artists are finding it advantageous to have a web site to use as a digital portfolio. But at the same time are leery about how to post their images in order to protect their artwork and copyrights. Here are a few things you can do as an artist to protect your art images on-line. […]

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PNG, JPG, GIF, and TIFF—Oh MY!  By Jennifer Walling PNG, JPG, GIF, and TIFF are just a few of the commonly-used graphics file formats. Without a basic understanding of what each type actually is, which type to use when can be pretty confusing. At the most basic level, image or graphic files are split into […]

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A Little Graphic Clarity  By Jennifer Walling Though somewhat technical in nature, it is important to have a basic  understanding of how PPI ppi (points per inch) and DPI dpi (dots per inch) work. These two principles are responsible for how the way your images will look in a browser onscreen, as a digital copy […]

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RGB vs CMYK : Does It Make a Difference? By Jennifer Walling Both RGB (Red, Green, Blue) and CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black) modes are methods of producing colors by using combinations of primary colors. One is based upon radiant light, the other is based on pigments. These modes are used by monitors, printers and […]

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HTML Basics EVERYONE Should Know  By Jennifer Walling Hyper Text Markup Language, aka HTML, is the predominant language used to code web pages. The main governing body in charge of HTML development, adoption and implementation is the World Wide Web Consortium, or W3C (http://www.w3.org/). Everyone should learn a few basic bits of HTML to use […]

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