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Ever Wonder what the heck Lorem Ipsum is? Well, graphic designers use it quite often. Sometimes the graphic designer will be ahead of the game waiting for the client or a copywriter to get them the text for a design so the designer will use Lorem Ipsum as text placeholder. Below are some examples of Lorem Ipsum and different types of Alignment. Explanation of Lorem Ipsum: Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's...

Adobe Photoshop Tool Bar Definitions: Marquee tool It's commonly used for selecting some part of opened image, that you want to cut-out, move resize or apply some filter on it. There are few types of Marquee tools: - Rectangular - Elliptical - Single Row - Single Column Rectangular and elliptical are pretty simple to use. Single-row and Single-column will select only 1 pixel wide row/column. Lasso tool Lasso tool is used for selecting the part of image, but by freehand curve. Lasso tool has under its group: - Polygonal lasso - Magnetic lasso Polygonal lasso will...

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Well, this is my first real blog posting for Matson Graphics. I'm not much of a writer, but I thought it would be nice to post some of the graphic design knowledge I learn from time to time. But first, I thought I would share some information about me. Some of you may remember me from running the Huntington Beach Pro/Am Surf Series contest for so many years. Well, those days have passed and I am a whole new business man now....