Monthly Archives: January 2013

Happiness is…

January 30, 2013

OK… imagine this. You are now an entry-level designer at a newspaper and you have an article to design and layout. You can find the copy in my public/ART321 Viscom II folder (happinesscopy.rtf). This is another design using only type. Again, the intent is to create a design stops the reader of a newspaper as … Read More

Newsletter Design

January 25, 2013

This assignment is a multiple page newsletter design. In InDesign, set up an 8.5 x 11 facing page document with four pages – make sure "Facing Pages" is clicked on. Don't forget to set up you column grid and set margins in the document set-up. The copy you will use is in my public folder … Read More

Lynda.com

January 24, 2013

Hi guys, OK. The sign up for those interested in the Lynda.com 1 credit hour Independent study is closed. Yes, Krisen you have been added to the list. I'm working on some of the logistics in getting you all going. Keep an eye out for emails from me.

Hourly rates

January 20, 2013

I talked about hourly rates on Friday. I promised to breakdown the formula I used to figure up how much I used to charge when I was freelancing and when I had my business. But, the amazing advances in internet technology has allowed me to simply post this link: http://freelanceswitch.com/rates/ Go through everything and plug … Read More

Jazz Combo Promotion

January 18, 2013

In keeping with finding really bad posters to redesign… Redesign the Truman State University Music Department Jazz Combo poster, ad and website animated banner. Again, come up with a catchy concept to base your design and artwork upon. Stating really big in the headline with what the event is, is not a concept. Concept drives … Read More

Typeface Sample Poster and Animated Web Banner

January 16, 2013

Size: 20 x 26 in. Bleed is available. 2-color: black and 1 spot. The poster is an informational/promotional piece. Pick any serif or san serif typeface. No display typefaces. The poster must have the name of the typeface, a set each of the upper-case letterforms, lower-case letterforms and numbers. Any other content is up to … Read More