Category Archives: Reviews

“Successful Job Seekers Helping Each Other” Meetup Recap (12/17/18)

When CDPUG program director Spike Radway (TeamSpike Consulting) suggested that I attend the  “Successful Job Seekers Helping Each Other” Meetup on Monday, December 17, I was hesitant — it was a chilly Cleveland Monday morning after all. But when he offered breakfast on his dime, how could I resist? We were both glad that we made the trip downtown to… Read more »

2018 CDPUG Holiday Party a Success!

The Holiday Party at the Tree House in Tremont was so much fun! Thanks to all of those who participated and brought items for the gift exchange. A big thanks to Judy Beveridge for planning everything and handing out a gift bag to each member as they walked in. The blinking Santa candles are the best! We also confirmed the… Read more »

September 2018 Meeting Wrap-up — “Successfully Selling Art”

by Carlo Wolff A panel of experts in art sales explored an array of tools and options at the monthly Cleveland Digital Publishing Users Group meeting at the Garfield Heights Library. Some 40 people gathered September 28 as moderator Linda Barberic of Keith Berr Photography led the panel through a discussion of popular online sales platforms, including Fine Art America,… Read more »

Recap of the Ashleigh Axios presentation in Akron

The Office of Digital Strategy was created by Barack Obama in 2008 to establish a digital identity not only for the White House as an institution, but for the President and his policies as well. Starting with a staff of twenty people, the team was focused on the simple design and clear communication of all information emanating from the White… Read more »

Bookkeeping Made Ease-y

The program for the August monthly meeting, “Interactive Bookkeeping Workshop for Graphic Artists and Small Business,” was a very informative and productive gathering of CDPUG members at BudgetEase, an experienced group of bookkeepers located in Shaker Heights on Lee Road. In an expansive and airy space with many windows open to the busy street, Kathy Dise, president of BudgetEase, divided… Read more »

30% Off Mojave and iOS 12 Titles from Take Control Books

Take Control Books is pleased to offer Macintosh Users Group (MUG) and CDPUG members three new titles that provide early access to information about Mojave and iOS 12. Buy all three books together for only $25.98, a savings of up to $14. This price includes free updates when new information is added to the books. In Take Control of Upgrading to… Read more »

My Experience with the “Artist as an Entrepreneur” (AEI) Workshops

By Jeff Poplar I have attended three AEI at Summit Art Space classes so far and the experience has been more than satisfying. The atmosphere is not one of a typical classroom—here, you are integrated into an “art space” so to speak. It is very comfortable and conducive to interaction between the teacher and the students. Carolyn Bagley, a fireball,… Read more »

Private Tour of the Graphics and Visualization Lab (GVIS) at the NASA Glenn Research Center — Part 2

By Stan Bujak Imagine traveling 935,581,827 miles to Saturn to be submerged in a submarine into a sea of liquid hydrogen on a planet that is nine times the size of the Earth. The team at the Graphics and Visualization Lab (GVIS) at the NASA Glenn Research Center has created this virtual reality simulator to help scientists explore Saturn’s surface…. Read more »

Private Tour of the Graphics and Visualization Lab (GVIS) at the NASA Glenn Research Center – Part 1

Space: The Final Frontier These are the voyages of CDPUG, on a multi-year mission to explore graphic technology in all of its forms, to boldly go where few designers have dared to go. By Kelli Swan On July 27, 2018, a small group of CDPUG members were treated to a very special event — a private tour of the Graphics… Read more »