Improving my community in 10 Days (10)

Improving my community in 10 Days (10)

D A Y    T E N  (August 1, 2012) RESCO My Mission comes to an end.  Today’s and all other days missions were done within hours, to meet my “Social Business” classes daily homework assignment.   I chose this mission knowing the outrageously limited timeline.  I had to define what I was going to do … Continue reading

Improving my visual community in 10 Days (8)

Improving my visual community in 10 Days (8)

D A Y   E I G H T  (July 30, 2012) RENO BUDDIST CHURCH Upward my Mission.  Sometimes I develop an attitude about a property just by the way it looks.  Today driving home, I decided to address a years old anomaly.  What is it a buddhist temple or a Baptist church with a buddhist … Continue reading

Improving my visual community in 10 Days (5)

Improving my visual community in 10 Days (5)

D A Y   F I V E   (July 27, 2012) Reno Pops Orchestra Hello my Mission .  Today  I plan to enter a competition for a logo design.  Here are the specs: The Reno Pops Orchestra (volunteer community orchestra providing live orchestral music for people of all ages and backgrounds, 501(c)(3) non-profit) is looking … Continue reading

Improving my visual community in 10 Days (2)

Improving my visual community in 10 Days (2)

D A Y   T W O   (July 24, 2012) The Advantage Group My Mission continues.  A “once thriving” tea house on California Avenue, one block east of my office has fallen into disarray.  And today I am going to upgrade its brand/identity at least from the street view. The landscaping is overgrown and just … Continue reading

Bookcover for a friend

Starting with a “not-so-hot” photo is not always the best way to start a project.   However photoshop is a terrific software to make photographs better. So with diminishing regrets here is the revise of the photo into a book cover.

52 x 356 (47) Artistic Endeavors

Sunflower attraction.  Yep another post on my fading beauties.  This is a quick post to show how easy it is to make your own summer themed note cards. This week I took a quick shots from my waining flower garden and performed some graphic therapy to the “not-so-hot” original.  I used a Nikon D300 digital … Continue reading

52 x 356 (44) Artistic Endeavors

Photoshop is a fun and fabulous software with lots of tools to help you enhance “ho hum” photos.  This week I opened an old photograph, shot with a Nikon D50 digital camera and gave it some bling enhancements.  Notice the removal of the cracks in the wall behind the car as well as the reflections … Continue reading

52 x 356 (42) Artistic Endeavors

52 x 356 (42) Artistic Endeavors

Posters shout the news, promote an event and generate excitement.  Posters are designed to be both eye-catching and informative.  As a graphic designer I love creating event posters.  This week’s artistic endeavor shows the evolution and layering creation of a poster. Elements included to create a poster are: the information – who, what, when and … Continue reading

52 x 356 (41) Artistic Endeavors

“Heaven give you many, many merry days”.  ~ William Shakespeare In keeping the Crystal Bay Casino has spent the last ten years bringing you world-class, nationally touring entertainment, fine dining, gaming and luxurious lodging.  They have been committed to showcasing local favorite musicians as well as new up-coming superstars.  This week I created a graphic … Continue reading

52 x 356 (40) Artistic Endeavors

Birthdays are annual celebrations that happen whether you like it or not.  But for the youth they are exciting and very important.  This past week I created two posters for two very special “Youngsters”.  While unrelated they both got deserving crowns. A young man Aiden 14 yrs and a young lady Kailyn 15 yrs old.  … Continue reading

52 x 356 (39) Artistic Endeavors

52 x 356 (39) Artistic Endeavors

Cocktails and Art Shows happen, alot.  This week I participated in a WCBA Members Event & Mixer displaying my Cocktail Posters.  The Gordon Silver Law Offices sponsored this very lovely event in their new law offices. While I am not an attorney I have been designing and creating art for Washoe County Bar for over … Continue reading