I said in my last post I had flower photos to come so here one is! Taken with the iphone in my garden of some tulips when I noticed a little face looking at me. See the next photo for a close crop!
Ok so this is not my usual cute little fluffy kitten or flowers photo. I assure you there are more of those to come!
For now the pressing issue of the day seems to be guns and violence. Not making a stand either way on that issue but as a graphic designer you have to illustrate anything. Here is a little web banner I had to whip out for a college debate on the subject.
My idea was rather typical but often typical gets the point across of what is really at the heart of the issue: the constitution and our rights as US citizens. What better symbols than a gun (duh!), the constitution and the US flag?
I could have just made a collage of all three symbols but just to make it a little more eye catching I decided to merge the two with a very old Photoshop trick.
I still don’t know a better way to do this but if you do please feel free to share. For now though here is how I do it using the displace filter.
Start with good black and white image that you want to wrap that has lots of contrast:Read More
Sometime ago I wrote a post on how to draw a cute little ladybug. I was pleased when I found out someone a halfway around the world in Australia was trying it out. Anthony Cerra emailed me to show me his creation that I thought was just too adorable not to post!
If you want to check out some of his work visit his site here.
He said he was going to use it as the logo for some kids clothing called Two little bugsRead More
Here is a nifty web plugin I have to share. Ever want to see what Google would look like not being white?Read More