Category Archives: design

Workshop Handout: One-sheet Notebook

Workshop Handout: Two-sided One-sheet Notebook with Alternate Covers (layered PDF)

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Workshop Handout: One-sheet Books / Mini Zines

One-sheet Books Handout (layered PDF) One-sheet Handout with Image Templates (layered PDF)

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Preliminary Study 2: “Notebook”

Preliminary Study 2: Screen (PDF) Preliminary Study 2: Printable (PDF)

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Preliminary Study 1: “Memo Book”

Preliminary Study: Grayscale (PDF) Preliminary Study: Paper Color (PDF) Preliminary Study: Printable / Imposed (PDF)

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ArtWalk T-shirt

Okay, so, here it is all done after 47 hours of labor. The hair was the second-hardest part (the most hardest part I can’t talk about, due to the bad condition of the nerves that are waiting to get worked … Continue reading

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ArtWalk Poster: Final

So, after a billion bleary-eyed adjustments (and three days before the deadline), I think that’s it. For what it’s worth. I mean, I’m not entirely sure anymore why I keep at it. Used to be just because I liked the … Continue reading

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ArtWalk Poster: Sleep On It

And now I need to walk away from this thing and go read a book about non-work stuff and also maybe sleep for a while and then we’ll see how everything looks in the morning.

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ArtWalk Poster: Halfway Done

. . . and this is where I’m at a couple of days later, after going away to do some other stuff for a while. Clearly, whatever drawing mojo I used to have is out of the office at the … Continue reading

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ArtWalk Poster: Rough Sketch

So this is where I’m at a couple of hours later. Not 100% sure this is where I’m going to end up, but I’m 98% sure I don’t have any other ideas. Except for maybe some ideas that would take … Continue reading

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ArtWalk Poster: No Ideas

I’ve said about a hundred million times before that “this is the last free one,” but this really is officially the last free one. Because by now I’ve paid and paid and overpaid my dues so much that it’s way … Continue reading

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Web Fossil

Had to comb through 10 old flash drives, 30 old CDs, and also the rickety old hard drives of a couple of ancient computers to find this thing, which is a picture of a long-gone website all about a wholly … Continue reading

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Fake Book Project: 1963 Signet Paperback

As always, the image is linked to a PDF. So, this one is complicated. First, in my continuing oddball quest to see if I can learn anything from 20th Century mass market paperbacks, I rescued an old Signet from the … Continue reading

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Fake Book Project: ‘Chet Pardo in The Ice Caves of Saturn’

Clicking on the image opens a PDF. The original page from Tom Swiftand The Asteroid Pirates, 1963. More of what undoubtedly looks like silliness but is really just me figuring out some design issues for future projects. And, yeah, no … Continue reading

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Fake Book Project: ‘A Brief History of Perelorn’

Clearly, this is hard to read. Click on the image to open a PDF version. A page from The Story of Oxford, by S.P.B. Mais, 1951 A long time ago, I had to do a quick metal typesetting thing for … Continue reading

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Imaginary Souvenir: Menu from the Ham Cabin

Just some of that “idle hands are the Devil’s workshop” kind of stuff. Not that I’m ever actually idle. But it seemed like an okay moment in-between being super-busy with other things to draft this silly made-up menu. Your next … Continue reading

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