Behance Network – Getting my work out there!Art, Design

by admin on February 24, 2012 with Comments Off on Behance Network – Getting my work out there! comments

I have recently learned about this website called Behance Network for publishing a portfolio and being “seen”. I think that with doing freelance work the best way to be seen is to get onto the social network bandwagon. Alas I have begun to build a portfolio on this site and will follow up with a …

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Harmless weapons: Kyle BeanDesign

by admin on December 23, 2011 with Comments Off on Harmless weapons: Kyle Bean comments

Kyle bean is a wicked designer who made a series of “weapons” that are harmless. Each item is made to look like a deadly weapong that would normally cause a lot of harm but is actually harmless on closer inspection. Can you think of anything that could be made into a harmless weapon? I particularly …

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Kroon designs – Up-cycled goods

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Kroon designs – Up-cycled goodsArt, Design, DIY and craftiness

by admin on October 23, 2011 with 1 comments

Yesterday I had the pleasure of hanging out with my awesome creative friend Jenna Kroon from Kroon designs. She makes absolutely wonderful things that are all up-cycled right down to her gift bags made of newspaper. I have known Jenna for many years having gone to high school and college together. We both attended Dawson …

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Where do good ideas come from?

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Where do good ideas come from?Art, Design

by admin on September 29, 2011 with Comments Off on Where do good ideas come from? comments

How do you come up with your ideas? Do you search on the computer? Get together with a design friend to discuss? Sit in a dark corner mumbling to yourself? I hope you don’t do the last one. I find I can get really good ideas from my brother. He has a very creative imagination …

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In with the old, out with the newArt, Design

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A lot of old ways of doing things are slowly disappearing. Eventually, most will cease to exist. Examples: Film cameras, Airbrush, many art forms and letterpress. The things you can do with a computer today that can replace all of these things is incredible. But you aren’t really ‘connected’ with what you’re doing. You can’t …

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Talented illustrator: Erin/ Miri-love

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Talented illustrator: Erin/ Miri-loveDesign

by admin on September 28, 2011 with Comments Off on Talented illustrator: Erin/ Miri-love comments

Browsing online the other day I stumbled upon this wonderful illustrators work. In her blog she not only shows you the process of her drawings and paintings but also advises people on doing what they love. It has been quite a few years since I produced good artwork. Ever since I graduated from Dawson I …

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