Don’t be afraid of negative space when designing. White space helps direct a viewer’s eye. Space around your text boxes and images makes it easier to read. White space creates a balanced and harmonious layout which increases appeal.
To Design Effectively Establish Hierarchy The dominant feature in your design should be the most important part of your message.
Throwback Thursday Creating Specs for Bic Correction Pen. Before computer software, designs were pantone paper, cut & paste mock ups; then shot using a camera. Class Project: Create 6 sample spec layouts. (2002) Assignment: Create sample magazine layouts for a product. I chose Bic Correction Pen Software: No software. Hand drawn. Cut & Paste.
Fear is used to punish and intimidate. Love does not. There is no fear in Love. [ Desktop Wallpaper ] | [ Tablet Wallpaper ] | [ Mobile Wallpaper ]
[ Desktop ] | [ Tablet ] | [ Phone ] Springtime is filled with hope, love and great expectations. Keep LOVE in your heart.
1. Bride & Groom Bucket List from stylemepretty.com 2. Inspired Italian Wedding from ohsobeautifulpaper.com 3. Cotton candy wedding from burnettsboards.com 4. LOVE wedding favors from modwedding.com 5. DIY Gift Set from wedding.jaxshop.com 6. Save the date key 7. Late night snack favors from thebridaldetective.com
Photoshop is used to fix problems, to enhance and retouch. Today’s Photoshop Tip is about blending edges and patching colors for a better photo Step 1: I used the blur tool to smooth the rough edges around the Lotion logo. Step 2: I used the clone stamp tool to copy a small are of what a I need to clone and then fill in the blank space and cracked area. The clone tool you change the size and hardness to… Read more »
Throwback Thursday Designing for an annual fundraising campaign Class Project: Create a Marketing Campaign (2004) Assignment: Create a postcard, membership brochure, donor hand-out brochure. Software: Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
This months design inspiration I found on Pinterest. I adore the images and the designs of these beautiful prints. The African print looks are just stunning for fashion, decor and editorial layout. See more beautiful African patterns on our pinterst board. Create your own color palette with Adobe Kuler.
As a graphic designer being asked to develop print or digital design material for a potential job, contract or freelance gig is part of the norm. This particular assignment I enjoyed doing. I had to research STEM, learn what other schools had done, then develop a full color brochure that could be used at different schools in the same district. I decided to go with a gated fold. The color palette, logo, copy and images can be switched out for… Read more »