Monthly Archives: November 2009

Final Portfolio

November 23, 2009

Time to start prepping for your final portfolio. Here is what I want to see included. Total of 8 of your best designs – Exercises and Projects. The Red Barn campaign, Joe Six-Pack, and the CD packaging/label counts as one design. I want one multiple-page .pdf of the designs you select – turned in on … Read More

Q and A: Enjoy

November 16, 2009

Q: How many graphic designers does it take to change a light bulb? A: A light bulb? Does it have to be a light bulb? Can we go with a candle, maybe with a flickering light?Or a lantern? Why do we have to go with a light bulb? I was thinking more along the lines … Read More

Red Barn Rev 3

November 15, 2009

As with the SofI mailer, Red Barn is going to a Rev 3 proof. Full size Rev 3 proofs are due on Friday.

Society of Illustrators Rev 3

For Monday, it is Rev 3 for SofI instead of it being the final. This is a full size proof before printing the final which is due on Friday. This proof should be very tight. Any alts from Monday to Friday should be minor tweaks to massage the design.

Full-size comp Monday

November 7, 2009

Remember, the Rev 2 layouts for Society of Illustrators and Red Barn items are printed (somehow) full-size and ready for critique and art direction. You need to get the layouts more resolved than what saw on Rev 1. Man, those were rough. Do you have a concept? It helps, trust me. Are you doing something … Read More