Among the Graphic Software Programs, I Go for...Written by Mart Gil Abareta
With continuous stiff competition among software companies over production of top-notch graphic software applications to make world of graphic designing more exciting and compelling, web designers and graphic professionals are ones who get confused on software that they are going to utilize. However, choosing best graphic software is not hard actually. There may be lots of them but there will always be one that will perfectly match your needs and specifications.
In this article, Iíll mention some of popular software programs on graphic design. First in line is Adobe Photoshop. Most professional designers use this software because of its usability, efficiency and user-friendliness. It has useful tools that make it easier for you to create different shapes, forms, buttons, designs, color combinations, and many more. It is also easier to learn and understand. Personally, I find Photoshop as best design software available today. But I guess this is due to fact that I first get acquainted with it than other software applications.
Second is Corel Draw. Corel Draw is also becoming a must-have graphic design software program for web or graphic designers today. Since its introduction, it has established its own place in design industry. With it, its developers are continuously making enhancements in software every now and then. It has already undergone several improvements manifested by several versions it has. Itís not a doubt if it will soon become leading software for novice and professional designers.
Color CatchWritten by Kristine Llabres
Colors are oftentimes used in different ways. Just like in interpreting things and having stuffs that would generate meaning and understanding among people. So, in designs colors are given importance for it may create an impression and would communicate things that are not meant really. There could be misunderstanding if it would not be taken essentially.
Colors should be one of your first concerns when it comes to start a design. If you do not pay attention with colors that you will use for your site if just end up to be boring, chaotic or just so dull, plain and lifeless site. Colors should be chosen after careful considerations. If not, waste of money, effort and whole thing will be done.
At this time web browsers can only see 216common colors although there are 256 color pallets. When designing key elements in your website just stay within your 216-color pallet for much appreciated outcome and reduced damage for you and your site.
If you will go beyond 216 color pallet, you start to us colors that do not exist within browser. Remember that browser has to mix colors that do not exist in order for browser to display color and it needs to take tiny dots from colors native to that browser to come up with appropriate color combinations.