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Frank spends a few minutes with designer Lance Hidy.

Published on February 20, 2015

Frank interviews renowned graphic designer Lance Hidy at the Museum of Printing, who was one of the first creative artists to apply Photoshop.

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By Jim Hamilton on Feb 20, 2015

Enjoyed this interview! Thanks, Frank! How long does this show run? (Is something up with the Museum of Printing web site? It's not currently accessible...)


By Frank Romano on Feb 20, 2015


Hidy exhibit to remain until the Fall


By Michael Jahn on Feb 20, 2015

A few years BEFORE Adobe shipped applications like Adobe Illustrator 88 ( was released in 1987 ) - ( I played with the beta - Picasso ) and Adobe Photoshop ( later in 1990 ) there were some of us weird left brained artist types who wrote PostScript code to then uploaded and printed our designs.

I certainly did that - one of the most interesting examples of a poster I have hanging in my office was output from hand coded PostScript by Herb Paynter.


Be sure to zoom in and read the tech notes near the bottom.


By Gordon Pritchard on Feb 23, 2015

1986? Hah! Where's the love for CricketDraw which, in 1985, let pixel heads like me access PostScript by displaying PostScript code generated graphics in real time in a second window. Write your code and see it rendered on screen in real time.


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