Design Inspiration August 2016

A few months ago I started using adult coloring books to de-stress during lunch breaks and to try out new colored pencils and Copic alternative markers. For a while I only had Prismacolor Pencils and Letraset markers. Well, Letraset is now Winsor Newton Pro Markers. I took the opportunity to explore other art supply possibilities. YouTube has been a big help in deciding which art supplies I am willing to invest in. Also, stumbled across a great animation and graphic… Read more »

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I’ve been surfing the net looking for designs of different genres. Google + had some amazing post this week and here are some of my finds: Blog pick: Paper & Stitch I found on a blogroll. I love unique designs and this folded business card is amazing. The black and white palette makes it elegant. Social Media pick: SociallyStacked.com I found on Google+, Socially Stacked has great content for small business needing help with social media. Video pick: Storytelling: The… Read more »

Monday Makeover Logo

Today’s Monday Makeover is about videos and using YouTube or Vimeo as way to promote your product or service. The number of people you can reach is a huge. Which is better,  spending 2-3 minutes watching a video or spending 15 minutes reading text, plus you can put your video almost anywhere on the web to gain more traffic to your site. It is on my to do list for The True Colors Collection and for onejdesigns. Below are five… Read more »

Graphic Design Tips

I love seeing the logo design process from other designers. Learning new ideas and techniques only builds your skill set. With the internet readily available, there are many resources at your disposal for continued eduction. Resources: Lynda.com Treehouse.com YouTube Pinterest LogoDesignLove