Monthly Archives: August 2010

Creating Lasting Design

I’m really not a fan of Photoshop. That statement probably sounds like blasphemy coming from someone who calls himself a graphic designer, but it’s the truth. People really go crazy over this program. It can do anything and everything – … Continue reading

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GlaxoSmithKline Class Project

Here are two posters I created for a class project back in 2005 for a Book & Stuff Swap run by GlaxoSmithKline. In case you missed it, the Gone With the Wind poster posted a few weeks back was part … Continue reading

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6 Cheap Self-Promotion Ideas for Creatives

I recently picked up How magazine’s latest issue that’s all about self-promotion. I was looking forward to some inspiration because self promotion is an area of interest of mine and if you’re in a creative field including (but not limited … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Prepare for Your Next Best Job

You hear it a lot these days with the economy being in a continual state of suckage – you need to be prepared for a layoff, for your business to shut down, for pay cuts or even just to quit … Continue reading

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Where Have All The Graphic Artists Gone?

Perhaps you remember the Queen in Shakespeare’s Macbeth saying, “More substance less art.” When it comes to being a graphic designer or even a Web designer, the opposite is true. I’ve noticed something over the past few years out in … Continue reading

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How to Pimp Your Facebook Fan Page (Using FBML)

Many businesses, music artists, television shows, celebrities and even creative types now have Facebook fan pages. The problem? Not many of them are customized and look like any other Facebook profile. It’s time to stand apart from the crowd and … Continue reading

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10 Sites for Creative Professionals

You’ve heard the lecture and spill – you need to network, you need to be connected, so on, so forth. If you’re in the creative field, meaning a graphic designer, an artist, freelancer or simply a professional who is always … Continue reading

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