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Huntington Beach Surfrider Beach Cleanup sponsored by Matson Graphics

September 26th, 2010

Matson Graphics was happy to sponsor the Sept. 25th Surfrider Beach Cleanup held at 9th St. in Huntington Beach, CA over the weekend. I actually learned how to surf at 9th St. way back in 1981 when I was just 11 years old. (Wow, that means I have been surfing for 29 years now). So, […]

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Orange County Landscape Design – Swimming Pools

August 5th, 2010

Mitch Kalamian from Solena Landscape in Huntington Beach was recently honored to receive the 2009 CLCA Cybersoil “Best Of Show” Award for his comprehensive website re-designed and hosted by Matson Graphics! An article was featured in the monthly landscape trade rag. Solena Landscape specializes in high-end Landscape Design, Swimming Pools and landscape construction in Los […]

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Surfrider Foundation – Girls Tshirt Design by Matson Graphics

August 1st, 2010

Matson Graphics is proud to have designed the latest girls t-shirt design for the Huntington Beach – Seal Beach Surfrider Foundation Chapter. This girls design is super cool and getting a great response at the beach cleanups. The design was hand painted on paper with acrylic and then scanned in and illustrated using Adobe Illustrator. […]

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2010 Huntington Beach Surfrider Beach Cleanups

April 2nd, 2010

So this year Seth and Jennifer Matson of Matson Graphics decided to help cleanup the beaches by running 10 beach cleanups from Golden West St. down to the River Jetties in Huntington Beach, CA with the Surfrider Foundation. The Surfrider Foundation has been great about letting us do this and encourage more people to step […]

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Trashed.Heal-the-Bay.org is super cool!

April 2nd, 2010

So I got an email from a buddy saying ha ha I trashed your website. I clicked the link and this poppod up: I encourage you to visit:  http://trashed.healthebay.org/ and trash your buddies website today! Seth Matson Matson Graphics  |  18920 Breezy Lane  |  Huntington Beach  |  CA  |  92648 714  596  5019  (office) Best […]

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Macintosh Operating Systems

January 21st, 2010

Ever wondered what the name of your Macintosh OS X version was called? Good luck finding this info on your actual computer. If you point your mouse to the Apple in the top left bar of your computer and choose “about this mac” it will only tell you what version of OS X you are […]

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Graphic Design Glossary

January 15th, 2010

Below are many useful definitions and explanations the graphic design industry terms. A. Adobe Illustrator AI – Illustrator Document extension. See Illustrator. Acrobat Adobe Acrobat is really a collection of software tools that have a variety of uses. It started off as a digital proofing tool, which enable graphic designers to repurpose any file format into […]

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Lorem Ipsum and different Paragraph styles/layouts

January 15th, 2010

Ever Wonder what the heck Lorem Ipsum is? Well, graphic designers use it quite often. Sometimes the graphic designer will be ahead of the game waiting for the client or a copywriter to get them the text for a design so the designer will use Lorem Ipsum as text placeholder. Below are some examples of […]

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Photoshop Stuff

January 15th, 2010

Adobe Photoshop Tool Bar Definitions: Marquee tool It’s commonly used for selecting some part of opened image, that you want to cut-out, move resize or apply some filter on it. There are few types of Marquee tools: – Rectangular – Elliptical – Single Row – Single Column Rectangular and elliptical are pretty simple to use. […]

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Cool Graphic Design Stuff

January 15th, 2010

 http://www.threadless.com/$10 tshirt sales very often – Cool art on tees… http://www.orangecounty.aiga.org/index.php (American Institute of Graphic Arts) – Meet up with other graphic designers in your area to talk about graphic design etc…   http://www.creativepublic.com CreativePublic is your graphic design & Web design business guide for resources such as: forms, contracts, pricing guides, manuals, policies and more! […]

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