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5 Steps to Designing an Eye-Catching Travel Blog

5 Steps to Designing an Eye-Catching Travel Blog

Travel blogs are probably one of the most popular types of blogs out there and there are a lot of professional travel bloggers dedicated to their work. And if you want to start a travel blog of your own, you must face the facts – you will be competing with a lot of people. But don’t let this discourage you, …

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Brooklyn Art Library & 4×6 Exchange part 2

Brooklyn Art Library & 4x6 Exchange part 2

Last month, I was in New York city to see a show at Webster Hall and I figured I better make a quick stop at the Brooklyn Art Library and finally see the place I talk about so often.  I registered, got my library card and looked through 10 or so sketchbooks from the 2011 tour, created by artists living …

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A quickie hand-lettered flyer

A quickie hand-lettered flyer

A couple of weeks ago, I designed a flyer for a clothing swap I am hosting through Yogawood. I was proud of myself for completing the entire thing from start to finish in less than 90 minutes in between the end of work and the start of the House Industries lecture. Then, I went to the House Industries lecture, saw …

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House Industries Lecture

House Industries Lecture

I was so psyched to attend the recent Philly AIGA House Industries lecture. I spent most of my college years lusting after the fonts in their beautifully designed catalogs, so it was incredibly amazing to see them in person. They are seriously the rockstars of type. (please excuse crappy photos taken by my cell phone in low light, they don’t …

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Art House Co-op – 4×6 Exchange

Art House Co-op - 4x6 Exchange

In the beginning of March, I was lucky enough to snag a spot in Art House Co-op’s 4×6 Exchange. Art House Co-op is the fantastic organization behind the Sketchbook Project (which I also participated in this year -can’t wait for the tour!…). If you’re a creative-minded person, whether it be through art or writing, I urge you to check out …

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Shhhh……the secret to how I draw -REVEALED!!

Shhhh......the secret to how I draw -REVEALED!!

Now that the holidays are long gone, I wanted to talk about the Christmas Card I made for 2011. yeah, this one.  More specifically, I want to talk about this guy. …….and how he was created. I’m not one of those “I draw everything perfect the first time, no need for revisions” people. I wish! I actually draw the same …

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Make your Own Invites: What you need to know BEFORE you Start

Make your Own Invites: What you need to know BEFORE you Start

 Up until this point, this blog has been mostly me posting my work, with not too much talking. But I realize that this has a limited reach as far as helping people. So I have decided to start a (hopefully weekly) feature on my blog; DESiGN for the Common Man, in which I share simple design tips and tutorials, because …

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A Catch Up Post.

A Catch Up Post.

I just wanted to do a quick update with some projects I did in the last couple of months. This is available on their website as part of their resource library, and users can customize all the text to fit their event and print at the location of their choice, pretty sweet! After uploading all the photos to my computer, …

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My Pictures with Santa – Marketing Campaign

My Pictures with Santa - Marketing Campaign

Wow, I think that must has been my longest lapse between updates, ever. But it’s not that I haven’t been busy, in fact, just the opposite….which is why I haven’t posted 🙂 Last month I got to work with ProsDigital on a HUGE project – a logo, website, flyer, and multiple email blasts for Cherry Hill Photo (If you live …

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Mural Painting

Mural Painting

Last week I finished up another project for my beloved Yogawood – a mural on a 36 foot long wall in their Riverton studio. This was in the planning stages for quite some time, and I am so excited to see it finally finished and up on the wall. It was so relaxing to go in to the studio, put …

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