Articles tagged with: Artistic Effects
Visio is a 2D drawing and diagramming application that doesn’t support 3D modeling functions. But if you like to draw and aren’t afraid of advanced functionality, you can create some decent affects and save the …
The popular Visio Crayon Network Shapes have been improved and extended. Have a look at what’s new and download the latest and greatest!
Add cool titles to your documents with this repeating shape that encases text characters in individual diamonds.
One of my customers asked me about wood-grain fill patterns for Visio.
I had thought that Visio shipped with some wood-grain custom patterns, but when I went looking, I didn’t find much.
Web designers and AI folks need to know what colors they are using. And they need to know precisely.
Bright red, Fuchsia and Mauve just won’t do. They need exacting names like: #FF0000, #FF00FF and #E0B0FF.
This 3D beveled button shape looks good, no matter what color you make it. It comes with lots of options so that get it to look just right!
Learn two methods for creating sophisticated fill patterns for your Visio shapes!
A rainbow spectrum can really liven-up a diagram and clarify a point that you are trying to make.
Whether you are trying to illustrate a broad band of choices or options, talking about a range of …
Download a Visio shape that resolves the conflict between the straight and the curved, between circle and square. With the Visio Squircle, your diagrams will look modern and retro at the same time!
The other day, I visited one of my favorite coffee houses in Munich: Aran. While sipping my mocha, the logo on the cup gave me the idea for a Visio SmartShape:
A title shape that automatically …
I think the time is overdue for another “vanity” Visio network shape.
And since Amazon.com has been making a lot of noise lately about its new Kindle 2 book reader, I’ve been inspired to oblige.
This version …
Lighten-up and simplify your network presentations with Visio diagrams that use these Crayon Network shapes. You’ll get a laugh from your audience, and diffuse the tension that often accompanies complicated, technical subjects!
Learn how to add realistic effects to your Visio SmartShapes using innovative shadowing techniques and custom line patterns!
Make your Visio shapes and diagrams glisten and shine with these flare and highlight shapes. Bling! Bling!
Mobile devices are a huge part of today’s corporate networks. Use this iPhone Visio network shape to accurately depict the real look of your company’s infrastructure.
Learn how to create see-through, shiny glass effects using basic, end-user features of Visio!
Learn how to apply four colors to a single shape, make use of advanced gradient and transparency techniques, and download a shape that does it all!
Follow links to two excellent articles about creating your own Visio Custom Line Patterns, as well as download some fun patterns created just for you!
Learn how to create interesting visual effects while uncovering the capabilities of Visio’s ShapeSheet and the Smart Shapes it enables you to create. This article shows you how to create a wintry scene with Smart Trees that fade into the distance as you reduce their size.
The Logitech VX Revolution Cordless Laser Mouse for Notebooks gets transformed into another over-drawn, yet attractive looking network hardware shape from Visio Guy!
Learn how to create an offset radial fill effect to add cool 3D effects to your Visio SmartShapes!
Download a Visio multi-shape and a Data Graphic that help you to dress up your network diagrams by displaying Microsoft Forefront Client Security information.
Download aluminum can and bottle shapes that you can customize with your own logos, and have a laugh while doing it!
Introducing the Visio Guy Visio Art Page! The content here won’t help you get your job done, but it might provide an entertaining, and much-needed coffee break!