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The Tomato Lady Logo Design

Here’s a recent logo design I did for a client based in Greensboro, North Carolina: “Like” Antoine Reid Designs on Facebook Follow me on Twitter @antoinereid LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/antoinedreid Visit my Web site http://www.antoinereid.com/contact.html Advertisements

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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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Pro Bono … or is it?

Do you freelance? Do your friends, family or colleagues call upon you to use your creative skill set to help them? Should you give away your work or talent for free? Read this article and ask yourself “What would J.R. … Continue reading

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“Earth Angel” Will You Be Mine?

Here’s an illustration I did for KISU Healthy Lips. After discussing the project with the client I went toward a more realistic approach that you can view here. Still, this was one of my favorite illustrations that came out of … Continue reading

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Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Mastering the Pen Tool

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “The pen is mightier than the sword.” When it comes to being a graphic artist and using a program like Adobe Illustrator, that statement could not be any more truer. A lot designers seem intimidated … 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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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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