Category Archives: Meeting Reviews

Web Design Experts Discuss Importance of UI Design

Our June meeting featured a lively panel discussion on user interface design at LeanDog on the beautiful shore of Lake Erie. Thanks to Debbie Stahl of LeanDog, Custom Software Development & Consulting for sharing their beautiful ship shape office space. The 5 person panel consisted of: Lisa Gruber-Gebby – a Principal of OrangeWall Creative a design and interactive firm with over… Read more »

Members Attend The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

A combined group of about 10 CDPUG members and Parade on the Circle artists toured The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen exhibit at the Cleveland Public Library this past Saturday. The group had a guided tour which featured traditional and modern puppets from around the world in every shape and size. A good number of the puppets in the collection… Read more »

The 15th Annual CDPUG Showcase Highlights Professionals and Students

This year’s 15thAnnual CDPUG showcase highlighted a variety of professionals as well as some of the new talent joining our various fields. Professionals presenting this year included Chris Woodman, Katie Melnick from Fizz Creative, James Popovic, Jinni Fontana, Bill Baraona from Flex Media and Keith Berr of Keith Berr Productions. Chris, Bill and Jinni were repeat performers. Chris Woodman demonstrated his… 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 »

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 »

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 »

January 2013 Speaker Bios. "Best Business Practices for the Creative Professional: How To Be A Mega Success Story"

Sarah Bass Division Director for the Creative Group sarah.bass@creativegroup.com Sarah has over 14 years of experience in the digital, marketing and creative space. She began her career as an eMarketing Manager at OfficeMax, Inc. Sarah then spent three years working as an Account Manager at the Creative Group, where she recruited for and sold project solutions to creative, marketing and… Read more »

WordPress Links from the August Meeting

Heidi Cool did a fantastic presentation for CDPUG at the Thursday, August 30th meeting. There was a great turn out and lot interest in the topic of WordPress. For follow-up information from the program, check Heidi’s link for useful information about WordPress. http://www.coolwebdev.com/samplewordpress/about/wordpress-links-resources/

"Secrets to Building a Successful Business" Slideshow Available for Download

The Thursday, August 25th meeting featured Katherine Miracle of Miracle Resources, LLC speaking about “The Secrets to Building a Successful Business.” The program was generously hosted in the Main Auditorium of the Virginia Marti College of Arts and Design (VMCAD). Thanks to Graphic Design Department Chair, Todd Saperstein for arranging the event. And also to VMCAD instructor and CDPUG member Jan… Read more »