Wow, a LOT has happened since I last posted here. Photographed 2 events : Roller Derby Bout & Easter Egg Hunt Completed a Tshirt design Printed my own business cards and decided ordering them from a professional is a better way to go! Got a job working in a photolab/print shop Working on a logo […]

Logo No-go

Man. I am having a tough time coming up with a rockin’ logo design for Olive Thomas. Or Olive Thomas Art? Or Otart? That could be part of the problem. I’m not even settled on the name. I need to do some serious research in solidifying my identity as a graphic designer + photographer (should […]

Uh, Whoops!

How do I just completely forget something I’ve done for almost three weeks? Sorry, WordPress! Well, I guess it started because the last week I assigned myself homework, it didn’t get completed. ๐Ÿ™‚ So I avoided posting about that. Learned an important lesson. The more structured my assignments are, the better. Posting a bunch of […]

Thursday – Language Arts

Thursday// Language Arts (writing, German, Speech, ect) โ€“ 2 hr So, I think I should put a day of designing something in between Language and Photography. I want to do a tutorial. And I might anyway once I work on Eyes of Pearls a little more. I practiced my ice breaker speech for the next […]

Wednesday – Photography Techniques

Wednesday// Photography techniques -http://www.mcpactions.com/blog/2010/03/22/how-to-avoid-over-editing-your-photos-in-photoshop/http://www.cambridgeincolour.com/ // Refresh what I’ve learned this week so far I’ve read through the first link and am guilty of 70% of the things it talks about heh. So here’s a little list of things I need to improve on/keep in mind: Keep an eye on the histogram – sneaking into the […]

Tuesday – Illustrator – Compass and Rocket

I’m already learning something about this process – if I open this page up at the beginning of the day, the chances greatly improve that I’ll complete the goal and post that day. ;} ย Tuesday// Illustrator tutorials โ€“ http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/icon-design/how-to-create-a-golden-vector-compass-in-illustrator/ http://www.cutelittlefactory.com/tutorials/create-an-awesome-space-rocket-avatar-in-illustrator/ H.o.l.y. CRAP that little space rocket was difficult!!! But I stuck with it and am […]

Monday – Photoshop – Castle in the sky

Monday// Photoshop tutorials โ€“ http://www.alfoart.com/sky_castle_1.html http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/photo-effects-tutorials/how-to-create-a-fantasy-mother-nature-scene/ And through this tutorial I discovered THIS amazing resource : http://www.cgtextures.com/index.php Which I have a feeling will soon become my new freevector.com So, I overdid it with the vibrance. I have that tendency. I also couldn’t find the exact picture they used for the sky, so I used one […]