I’m a Designer Dammit

My career started out in print. Paste the text onto board. Make sure it is straight! Cut the rubylith. Ha, so old of a technic that Word spell check doesn’t even recognize the term! Get it camera ready. What a process that was. Computers hit the market. We designers had...
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Professional Portfolios Need To Look Professional

During the process of redesigning my online portfolio, I viewed a lot of company and individual online portfolios. Many individuals post their website online to get opinions. Frankly, quite a few of them need a bit of polishing. Remember when designing your online portfolio it’s the first thing people are...
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Morning Scramble, 24" x 24" Oil on Canvas

Finding the Artistic Niche

I’ve been painting for many years mostly oil on canvas and have explored various subject matters. From portraits, still life, scenery, dog portraits to flowers in a vase. Over the years of painting, I just did not get why gallery owners did not show my work or why the paintings...
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Pick Myself Up, Dust Myself Off, Start All Over Again

It’s been a year of self-discovery, evaluation and education. Being a visual designer for more than 8 years just doesn’t cut the mustard in the design world. Over the years I’ve developed my skillset in one area but now the lines are blurred between UX and Visual Designer. Companies want...
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