Category Archives: Handmade

Photoshop Tutorial: Realistic Paint Effect

Let’s face it – we all can’t be Van Gogh, Matisse or even a Picasso. People tend to like Photoshop because it enables you to fake your artistic skills. If you aren’t a painter or all that artistically inclined, it’s … Continue reading

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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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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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Ingiting the Spark after a Lay-Off

“If you only knew what the future holds – after the hurricane comes a rainbow. Maybe the reason why all the doors are closed so you could you open one that leads you to the perfect road.” — Katy Perry, … Continue reading

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“Gone With the Wind” Book & Stuff Swap Poster

Here is a Gone With the Wind-inspired poster design I did for a GlaxoSmithKline Book & Stuff Swap event. Follow me on Twitter @antoinereid Become a friend on Facebook Visit my Web site http://www.antoinereid.com/portfolio.html

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Self Portrait: Mr. Moody

Sketches taken from my actual sketch book. The many moods I tend to go through during a typical day at work: Follow me on Twitter @antoinereid Become a friend on Facebook Visit my Web site http://www.antoinereid.com/portfolio.html

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Anime Style

This was taken from my actual sketch book. Another experiment in manga/anime style. This was of course hand drawn – no Adobe Illustrator or computers and mouses used. I used to have to sketch a lot back in middle/high school … Continue reading

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