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Contents

January 2007

Learn:

10 Using CorelDRAW:
Take Advantage of the Design Collection in CorelDRAW®
by Corel Corp.
Step-by-step explanation of how to use the 100 templates for professional-looking documents included with CorelDRAW X3.

16 Inside Color:
CorelDRAW Published PDF for Expanded Gamut Printing

by David Milisock
David Milisock explains how to create and output a CorelDRAW file with the full gamut of a digital device.

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18 Inside Transfers:
You Gotta Have Hearts

by Bill Leek

20 Inside Screen Printing:
Getting Started in Screen Printing

by Jeff McDaniel

23 Inside Sandblasting:
Removing the Background with the Cutout Lab Tool

by Judy McDaniel

25 Inside Laser Engraving:
Laser Engraving Hard Materials – Part 1

by John McDaniel

27 Inside Signs:
Sign Permit Drawings

by Randall Mac

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23 Diversifying Your Business:
Industry Changes – Part 2

by John McDaniel

30 Getting Ahead:
Clip Art 2–Shopping for Clip Art

by Deborah Sexton
Deborah Sexton discusses the quality, format, delivery options, and styles of various clipart packages.

33 Marketing Secrets:
Make Every Customer Feel Special!

by Donna M. Gray, CRM

35 Promotion Power:
It’s All in the Presentation…

by Vicki Moran

38 Traveling Tidbits:
New Years in Las Vegas; City Growth & Decline

by Otis Veteto

February 2007

Learn:

11 Using CorelDRAW:
Reducing the number of nodes in curve objects
by Corel Corp.
Step-by-step explanation of how to use the Reduce Nodes command, and check the results.

14 Leading Edge:
Your New Computer & Windows VistaTM
John McDaniel takes a look at the new Windows Vista operating system and how it will affect your work.

19 Inside Color:
Exporting CorelDRAW X3 Files for Adobe Illustrator

by David Milisock
David Milisock explains the rules for when you can and can’t export files to Illustrator.

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21 Inside Transfers:
Fluorescent Sublimation Inks

by Bill Leek

23 Inside Screen Printing:
Getting Started in Screen Printing – Part 2

by Jeff McDaniel

26 Inside Sandblasting:
Setting the grayscale range for sandblasted photos

by Judy McDaniel

28 Inside Laser Engraving:
Laser Engraving Hard Materials – Part 2: Burning Sandblast Masks

by John McDaniel

31 Inside Signs:
Sign Permit Drawings – Part 3

by Randall Mac

43 Sublimation Tip of the Month:
Tricks of the Trade

by Steve Thompson

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32 Getting Ahead:
New Digital Directions in Direct-To-Garment Printing

by Deborah Sexton
Deborah Sexton reviews the many new improvements in ink and equipment for this fast-changing new technology.

37 Marketing Secrets:
It’s Going To Be A Good Year for Business!

by Donna M. Gray, CRM

39 Promotion Power:
It’s All in the Presentation…Part 2

by Vicki Moran

45 Traveling Tidbits:
Powers Awards, Personal Chef, & Spirit of Service

by Otis Veteto

March 2007

Learn:

11 Using CorelDRAW:
Previewing in X3’s Image Adjustment Lab
by Corel Corp.
Step-by-step explanation of how to use the Preview mode in the Image Adjustment Lab.

13 Using CorelDRAW:
The New Interactive Fit Text To Path Tool
by Corel Corp.

14 Diversifying Your Business:
Product Changes — Name Badges & Plaque Plates
John McDaniel looks at the opportunities that product changes have created due to technology.

16 Inside Color:
A Discussion on Placed Image Resolution

by David Milisock
David Milisock talks about the mysteries of screen resolution, PPI, DPI, and dot patterns.

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18 Inside Transfers:
Full Color Sublimated Name Badges

by Bill Leek

19 Inside Screen Printing:
Artwork Considerations

by Jeff McDaniel

23 Inside Sandblasting:
Photos 10: Halftoning & BW

by Judy McDaniel

25 Inside Laser Engraving:
Laser Engraving Hard Materials – Part 3: Start with a Template

by John McDaniel

28 Guest Column:
Name Badges Made Easier

by Matt Gusse

Build:

31 Getting Ahead:
Managing Color on Your Direct-To-Garment Printer

by Deborah Sexton
Deborah Sexton interviews Don Copeland of SWF East about the ins and outs of getting good color.

34 ARA Show Report:
Editor Mike Neer reviews the innovative and exciting new products displayed at the International Awards Market in Las Vegas Feb. 22-24.

37 Marketing Secrets:
Get Fired Up!

by Donna M. Gray, CRM

43 Traveling Tidbits:
Green Time, March Madness, & Military Training

by Otis Veteto

April 2007

Learn:

11 Using CorelDRAW:
Using Corel PowerTRACE to control colors
by Corel Corp.
Step-by-step explanation of how to use the the new PowerTRACE feature to edit and merge colors.

13 Using CorelDRAW:
Selecting Objects in Corel PHOTO-PAINT®
by Corel Corp.
Learn some tricks for selecting one or multiple objects.

14 CorelWorld ‘07:
An Interview with Host Rick Altman
Catch the flavor of the June 24-27 Corel User Conference hosted by author and CorelDRAW expert Rick Altman.

17 Leading Edge:
Your New Computer & Windows VistaTM – Part 2
John McDaniel continues his review of the new Vista operating system.

20 Inside Color:
What Do I Need to Get Good Color?

by David Milisock
David Milisock answers the most common question he gets, and the answer will surprise you.

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23 Inside Transfers:
Super Light Fast Sublimation Inks

by Bill Leek

25 Inside Screen Printing:
Artwork Considerations – Part 2

by Jeff McDaniel

29 Inside Sandblasting:
Sandblasting the Photo

by Judy McDaniel

33 Inside Laser Engraving:
Laser Engraving Hard Materials – Part 4: Granite & Marble

by John McDaniel

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34 Getting Ahead:
How to Get Started Designing A Marketing Plan

by Deborah Sexton
Deborah Sexton interviews industry business owners on how they set up their marketing plans.

37 Marketing Secrets:
A Blessing in Disguise

by Donna M. Gray, CRM

39 Guest Column:
Public Relations–Tips on Getting Noticed

by Cara Cherry

43 Traveling Tidbits:
Eggs-cellence, Dancing, A Secret, and April

by Otis Veteto

May 2007

Learn:

11 Using CorelDRAW:
Drawing Basic Shapes with CorelDRAW
by Corel Corp.
Step-by-step explanation of how to draw rectangles, circles, ellipses, arcs, pie shapes, polygons, etc.

14 Using CorelDRAW:
Getting the Most Out of Rulers in CorelDRAW
by Corel Corp.
Learn how to size and align object precisely by customizing rulers.

16 Guest Column:
Digital Photography and the Megapixel Myth
Writer David Milisock explains the real story behind pixels and resolution.

19 Inside Color:
Rendering Intent & Color Engines
by David Milisock
David Milisock suggests how to choose your color engine, ICC profiles, and do CMYK conversions.

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22 Inside Transfers:
High Definition Color

by Bill Leek

24 Inside Screen Printing:
Two-Color Printing — Part 1

by Jeff McDaniel

28 Inside Sandblasting:
Sandblasting Photos 12

by Judy McDaniel

30 Inside Laser Engraving:
Laser Engraving Hard Materials: Marble Pyramid

by John McDaniel

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33 Getting Ahead:
Putting Your Marketing Plan Into Action

by Deborah Sexton
Deborah Sexton interviews industry marketers on how they activate their plans and measure their results.

36 Marketing Secrets:
When Your Partner is Your Spouse – Part 1

by Donna M. Gray, CRM

38 Diversifying Your Business:
Starting From Where You Are With What You Have

by John & Judy McDaniel

44 Traveling Tidbits:
New Arrivals, the Borbas, JFK, and a May poem

by Otis Veteto

June 2007

Learn:

11 Using CorelDRAW:
Cutout Lab
by Corel Corp.
Step-by-step explanation of how to use the new Cutout Lab to separate an image from its background.

14 Innovations:
How to Use CorelDRAW® to Produce Granite Art
by Louie Alvarez
New columnist Louie Alvarez explains the key steps for applying photo images to granite.

18 Inside Color:
Converting Multicolor PHOTO-PAINT® Effects to Print as Spot Color
by David Milisock
David Milisock explains how to convert CMYK to Spot Color for easy printing.

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22 Inside Transfers:
Beyond the Basic Tee

by Bill Leek

25 Inside Screen Printing:
Two-Color Printing — Part 2

by Jeff McDaniel

30 Inside Sandblasting:
Sandblasting Using Laser Mask Material

by Judy McDaniel

32 Inside Engraving:
The Elements of Machine Accuracy 1

by John McDaniel

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37 Getting Ahead:
Getting Started in Promotional Products

by Deborah Sexton
Deborah Sexton interviews leading distributors and consultants on the best ways to start selling ad specialties.

39 Marketing Secrets:
When Your Partner is Your Spouse – Part 2

by Donna M. Gray, CRM

41 Diversifying Your Business:
Let Your Customers Lead

by John & Judy McDaniel

45 Electronics Frontier:
Smart Phones

by Louie Alvarez

49 Traveling Tidbits:
Pima Awards, Graduations, Departures & Lazybones

by Otis Veteto

July 2007

Learn:

12 Using CorelDRAW:
Get the Most Out of the Pick Tool
by Corel Corp.
Learn how to select and size objects, text, and nodes with the Pick Tool in CorelDRAW.

15 Innovations:
How to Use CorelDRAW® to Produce Granite Art
by Louie Alvarez
Louie Alvarez gives a step-by-step explanation for how to use CorelDRAW & PhotoGrav to apply photos to marble.

18 Guest Column:
CorelDRAW for Custom Watch Dial Design
by Dennis Brooker
Dennis Brooker shows you how to set up the artwork for watch dials.

20 Inside Color:
The Assumed Color Space
by David Milisock
David Milisock explains how using the assumed color standard color space eliminates the need for an ICC profile — in certain cases.

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22 Inside Screen Printing:
Two-Color Printing — Part 3

by Jeff McDaniel

25 Inside Sandblasting:
Stage Carving — Part 1

by Judy McDaniel

27 Inside Engraving:
The Elements of Machine Accuracy 2: Resolution & Speed

by John McDaniel

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31 Getting Ahead:
What’s New in Promotional Products?

by Deborah Sexton
Deborah Sexton identifies some of the most interesting promotional products displayed at recent shows.

34 Marketing Secrets:
Where Do We Go From Here? — Part 1

by Donna M. Gray, CRM

36 Diversifying Your Business:
Adding Sandblasting — Part 1

by John & Judy McDaniel

39 Electronics Frontier:
Voice Over Internet Protocol — VOIP

by Louie Alvarez

41 Niche Laser Markets:
Pet Memorials

by Errol Barr

45 Traveling Tidbits:
Vacations, Travel, Crown Trophy, Chocolate & Booths

by Otis Veteto

August 2007

Learn:

12 Using CorelDRAW:
Creating Murals with CorelDRAW
by Bill Leek
Learn how to re-size an image for a large mural, and how to use the grid in CorelDRAW to set it up.

15 Inside Color:
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite & the Digital Camera
by David Milisock
David Milisock explains how to set up white balance, color space, image size, file format, and more for working with digital cameras.

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18 Innovations:
Laser Engraving Glass

by Louie Alvarez

20 Inside Printing/Sublimation:
Expanding into Print-Process Products

by John McDaniel

22 Inside Transfers:
Innovations in Inkjet & Laser Heat Transfer Technology

by Bill Leek

24 Inside Screen Printing:
Two-Color Printing — Part 4

by Jeff McDaniel

27 Inside Sandblasting:
Stage Carving — Part 2

by Judy McDaniel

28 Inside Engraving:
The Elements of Machine Accuracy 3: Repeatability

by John McDaniel

Build:

33 Getting Ahead:
Expand Your Capabilities with Custom Transfers

by Deborah Sexton

36 Marketing Secrets:
Where Do We Go From Here? — Part 2

by Donna M. Gray, CRM

38 Guest Column:
Big Picture Look at Heat-Applied Graphics

by Josh Ellsworth

44 Electronics Frontier:
Headsets

by Louie Alvarez

46 Niche Laser Markets:
Event Engraving

by Errol Barr

50 Traveling Tidbits:
Cruising in Reno, New Owens Rep, Tide To Go, Color Graphics in WA

by Otis Veteto

September 2007

Learn:

11 Using CorelDRAW:
Working with Styles in CorelDRAW
by Corel Corp.

13 Using CorelDRAW:
Setting Basic Defaults in CorelDRAW
by Dave Demoret.

15 Inside Color:
Free Corel Resources
by David Milisock

19 CorelDRAW:
Is Learning It Worth It?
by Dave Demoret.

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17 Inside Transfers:
Decorating Glass with Full Color: Three New Methods

by Bill Leek

20 Inside Printing/Sublimation:
Getting Started in Sublimation

by John McDaniel

22 Inside Screen Printing:
Two-Color Printing — Part 5

by Jeff McDaniel

24 Inside Sandblasting:
Stage Carving — Part 5

by Judy McDaniel

26 Inside Engraving:
The Elements of Machine Accuracy 4: Repeatability

by John McDaniel

29 Inside Laser Engraving:
7 Tips for Laser Engraving Wood

by Louie Alvarez

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33 Getting Ahead:
Tips & Tricks for Custom Transfers

by Deborah Sexton

35 Marketing Secrets:
Nothing to Write Home About!

by Donna M. Gray, CRM

38 MarketWatch:
Glass/Crystal Market:

Interview with Chien Wang

42 Electronics Frontier:
Digital Cameras

by Louie Alvarez

45 Niche Laser Markets:
Christmas Giftware

by Errol Barr

48 Traveling Tidbits:
Babies, Hot & Cold, Greet & Meet, Focus

by Otis Veteto

October 2007

Learn:

11 Using CorelDRAW:
How to Use the Miter Fit in CorelDRAW
by Corel Corp.

13 Using CorelDRAW:
Scanned Images
by Dave Demoret.

15 Inside Color:
Digital Cameras Part Deux
by David Milisock

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17 Inside Transfers:
Beyond the Basic Box

by Bill Leek

19 Inside Printing/Sublimation:
Getting Started in Sublimation 3

by John McDaniel

22 Inside Screen Printing:
Two-Color Printing — Part 6

by Jeff McDaniel

25 Inside Sandblasting:
Stage Carving — A Simple Bear

by Judy McDaniel

27 Inside Engraving:
The Elements of Machine Accuracy 5: Hysteresis

by John McDaniel

31 Inside Laser Engraving:
Adding Color to Laser Engraving

by Louie Alvarez

Build:

36 Getting Ahead:
Making the Most of Your Website Part 1

by Deborah Sexton

38 Marketing Secrets:
Give Yourself a Timeout!

by Donna M. Gray, CRM

44 Traveling Tidbits:
A Play, Utah, Golf, Autumn, Halloween, & Your Word

by Otis Veteto

November 2007

Learn:

11 Using CorelDRAW:
Using VBA Macros in CorelDRAW
by Corel Corp.

12 Inside Color:
The Myth of Turning Color Management Off in CorelDRAW
by David Milisock

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15 Inside Transfers:
Revisiting Color Laser Printer Transfers: New Applications

by Bill Leek

17 Inside Printing/Sublimation:
Choosing Products for Sublimation

by John McDaniel

19 Inside Screen Printing:
Using Specialty Platens: Pocket Patch 1

by Jeff McDaniel

23 Inside Sandblasting:
Stage Carving — A Deer Jumping a Log

by Judy McDaniel

24 Inside Engraving:
The Elements of Machine Accuracy 6: Hysteresis

by John McDaniel

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29 Getting Ahead:
Turn Your Website Into a Powerful Sales & Marketing Tool

by Deborah Sexton

32 Marketing Secrets:
Be Thankful for the Good Times!

by Donna M. Gray, CRM

35 Electronics Frontier:
Photo Printers

by Louie Alvarez

40 Traveling Tidbits:
A Musical, A Rescue, An Oil Spill, Safe Travel, and An Agreement

by Otis Veteto

December 2007

 Learn:

10 Using CorelDRAW:
Using Preview Modes in Image Adjustment Lab

by Corel

11 Using CorelDRAW:
Bitmap vs. Vector

by Dave Demoret

13 Inside Color:
“RAW”

by David Milisock

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15 Inside Transfers:
Head Start on Spring

by Bill Leek

16 Inside Print/Sublimation:
Creating Sublimation Product Templates

by John McDaniel

18 Inside Screen Printing:
Using Specialty Platens: Part 2

by Jeff McDaniel

21 Inside Sandblasting:
Screening the Abrasive

by Judy McDaniel

22 Inside Engraving:
Machine Accuracy 7: Structural Integrity

by John McDaniel

24 Laser Tip:
Combining Laser & Printer Power

by Kathryn Arnold

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25 Electronic Frontier:
Webcams

by Louie Alvarez

28 Special Report:
Top Products of the Year

by Editor Mike Neer

36 Marketing Secrets:
December — Time to Review!

by Donna Gray, CRM

40 Traveling Tidbits:
Rep, Volunteers, People Skills, and An Agreement

by Otis Veteto