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    "but I have always been led to believe that the degree isn't as important as talent/know-how in graphic design..."

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  • Hello! It's a pleasure to join

    I'm a full time Graphic Design student (my 50th birthday present to me) and it is a dream come true.

    I love it all and I'm looking forward to learning by listening, and asking when I need to. I'm taking Photoshop and InDesign along with Photography, Design 1 and Drawing. My biggest challenge right now is my grey value scale(11) for Design 1 (I do love the guache my instructor required) My background is working with fabric, so I understand color. I'm going for perfect increments because training my eye to see it will be invaluable. I'm just not there yet...I'm enjoying the process...InDesign is online and that's a bit tricky. The program is brand new to me, and I know I'm spending hours on things that should be easier...Our book is Revealed, I use the Help a lot but I'd love a couple of reference library referrals to add to my stash. Thanks, and I'll try to be less verbose and more concise...

    I'm just really glad to be here!
    Last edited by svd; 09-02-2006, 04:44 PM.

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    Welcome to the forum svd, and congratulations on being able to pursue your dream.

    You'll find a lot of invaluable advice on here. Check the Adobe products section often, use the forum search for InDesign, and definitely check out this link: InDesign Secrets.

    If you have iTunes, there are also some good podcasts on InDesign that you can check out, and the Adobe InDesign forum is also a good place to go for resources.

    Good luck, and once again, welcome!
    "Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do!" - Ricky Ricardo

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    • #3
      welcome svd, glad to have you here.
      You can fool some of the people all the time, and those are the ones you want to concentrate on. --GWB

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      • #4
        Welcome!
        Let me see you make decisions without your televisions.

        N.A.N.K.A.Ö "We Kick Because We Care."

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          Welcome Aboard svc!!

          Great to meet you!!
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          • #6
            *Karibu* GDF SVD.

            *Welcome* in KiSwahili.

            It's nice you still get to do what you've always wanted. I still hope to get a private pilot licence someday...and maybe own a small plane.
            Purity and simplicity... and ubuntu.

            If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
            - Bishop Desmond Tutu

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            • #7
              welcome aboard! I think you'll like it here - this is a great place to learn, as well as to get crazy with other designers from all over the world.
              "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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              • #8
                Hi svd, welcome to the forum.

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