Forever, Cyan-Magenta-Yellow-Black!

I write, draw, film, and a lot of other things. Professionally I will always be a designer. I cannot look at anything without critiquing it. I cannot help but be green (#64BC46, to be exact) with envy when I see a beautifully clean ad or a cleverly designed business card or a cool looking logo. Somehow, through the six years of graphic experience, I have … Continue reading Forever, Cyan-Magenta-Yellow-Black!

New Projects

As stated in my previous post, I finally have found some time to work on some new projects. One of them is an animated short about 22-45 minutes long to be submitted to a French animation festival. It’s only a small one. Still, it’ll be fun. It’s been awhile since the last time I’ve done something like this. It’s been awhile since I’ve pursued anything. … Continue reading New Projects

The Trade of Passion

I am very passionate about what I do. I am a very passionate person, period. The art trade, I think, pools in the most passionate people of all. Artists, or designers in my case, are the most dedicated and passionate people I’ve ever met. They dedicate hours upon hours perfecting their craft to try and find every little flaw and imperfections. Perfection is what they … Continue reading The Trade of Passion

Art vs. Design

Between finding my half written artist statement and reading my fiances’ blog entry about ‘art vs. craft’, I am doing some “soul-searching” -for the lack of a better word- for my artistic side. What is art? What is design? What’s the difference? What makes an artist an artist and a designer a designer? Some can’t tell the difference. Only those of whom are in the particular trade … Continue reading Art vs. Design

Resume Blunders no one should make…

We’ve all made them: spelling mistakes, grammar errors, silly tidbits on our resumes. They stay there until one employer is kind enough to tell us, “Don’t do that! It’s what holding you back.” It’s understandable if one made a small spelling errors here and there, but how is it a professional thing to do to put that one is a single mother with six kids on … Continue reading Resume Blunders no one should make…

You Know You’re a Graphic Designer When…

You have bags under your eyes so big you’d have to check them in at Heathrow Airport You watch the superbowl just for the commercials You can spot bad typography from 100 yds away You are pro-facebook because 95% of the myspace accounts burn your retinas You can name more than 200 fonts in under five minutes You are completely immune to subliminal advertising You … Continue reading You Know You’re a Graphic Designer When…