Hot off the presses! The new edition of the Directory of Illustration 27 from Serbin Communications just arrived on my doorstep this week. It’s got some of my most recent work included, with samples of my illustration, logo design, lettering and icon design. You can find it all in full-color splendor on page 469 of the directory.
Every once is awhile, you need to take a little inventory of the old portfolio. Usually, it happens whenever you get ‘forced’ to do it with an upcoming client meeting or an interview. You find the trusty book in your office or studio and gently blow the dust off of it and thumb through the work. Hopefully, you can find stuff that needs a little update and replace it with some new pieces. Many times though, I have looked at the case or book and thought that it might be time for a new look, you know, give it a bit more – oomph. And, unfortunately, it usually gets put off until the next time you have to get it out – reminding you once again.
Got word today that my Facebook Fan page has been showcased on the new blog Illustration Pages, which highlight the Facebook pages of visual artists from around the globe. I invite you to take a look.
Summer’s here and man, is it hot! Here’s a newly-inspired piece I just completed, called ‘Sound garden’. It’s getting to be that time of year when the summer flowers are blooming in gardens everywhere.
After 20 + years in the advertising and design business, I’ve seen many a resumé come by my desk. Some good and some not so good. Here are some tips primarily for the creative side of the world. Yes, some of these tips could apply to other industries, but these are aimed at the designers, art directors and copywriters looking to create or tune up their presentation.