Before & After magazine is well known for its clear and pertinent design advice. Founder and editor John McWade now has a $49 DVD titled “Design Essentials (that every graphic designer should know)”. It’s just over an hour long with John’s “principles, techniques, and shortcuts that I use to get good results fast and reliably.” Get it here.
Jay Nelson is the editorial director of PlanetQuark.com, and the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. He’s also the author of the QuarkXPress 8 and QuarkXPress 7 training titles at Lynda.com, as well as the training videos Quark includes in the box with QuarkXPress 7 . In addition, Jay writes regularly for Macworld and Photoshop User magazines and speaks at industry events.