Cates Park Final Designs
Finalized the Cates Parks Designs today: 1 tabloid poster, 1 bilboard & 3 signs (different from first two designs so that they can be reused annually. The Tabloid: The Bilboard: Lesson in designing bilboards: don’t work at actual size, just make it a higher dpi to account for the size change. What a pain it has been not knowing that little snippet. overall, I am very pleased...
It's a sad day when your dog dies
He was a pretty swell guy.
How much rights do you give up to your art, as a...
I am starting to get into freelancing, and still unsure how to proceed in a few areas. I asked forrst (a community of designers and developers, many of whom I have a lot of respect for their opinion) the following question, and got some great answers. So great that I thought that they were worth sharing. I’ve been weighing the pros and cons of freelancing vs. working at a firm a lot...
Finally did the bare minimum for personal branding...
Made an icon for all of the places I am on the web - since I recognize a lot of the designers with the same plan as me by their icons. Thought it was time that I help them to recognize me too. Tumblr does a wonderful job of blending the inner shadow. Behance: not so much .. Twitter: … I just had to lose the shadow.
Just switched over
to sparrow. It was a very good choice.
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Portfolio Website: Round two
My portfolio site is ready for a second round of critiques! I’ve made quite a few changes: Fixed the icons so that they don’t flicker, and the hover preloads (they’re in the same image now) Shortened the descriptions significantly [per my instructor, Michael Simon’s advice] Trimmed the image selection down significantly [per my instructor, Michael Simon’s ...
I would very much like to see this.... →
joegaudet: What happens when you send a request out to the world to chronicle, via video, a single day on Earth? You get 80,000 submissions and 4,500 hours of footage from 192 countries. Producer Ridley Scott and Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald took this raw material — all shot on July 24, 2010 — and created Life in a Day, a groundbreaking, feature-length documentary that portrays this...
Ego Boost & Bummer
I just got recruited by an ad agency! Apparently the guys who printed my resume gave them a copy (awesome) - but then I told her where I live and she said “oh honey, you don’t want to work out here, we’re on the edge of Surrey and Langley.” Then I told her I don’t have a car, and that clinched it; no bus goes out there. Damn. (But cool)