Whether you are building your website, designing your business card, or creating promotional materials to support your business; you want to build upon a consistent message – i.e. you want everything to support your own personal brand.When building a brand you have three major areas of creativity to control; brand mark (trademark or name), imagery and font selection. Let’s focus on the latter for this discussion.Fonts can be broken down into 5 major categories; Serif, Sans Serif, Slab... continue reading
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A logo is absolutely imperative because it is akin to your brand’s avatar. As a Christian sex and pleasure educator and coach, I admit that I had an especially difficult time trying to figure out how to design a logo that would convey the seeming contradiction of being a Christian as well as a sex-positive coach. I mean, that’s kind of a weird combination, right? A logo can be essentially your simplest tool to promote brand recognition. Although it is a simple tool, it isn’t always very easy... continue reading
Tadaaa! I am so happy to finally reached $100 - ($101.18 to be exact, lol). I tried to withdraw only $100 but it did not allow me. I requested for a cheque instead of claiming it through Paypal because I would like to take a picture of my first cheque in Dreamstime and keep the picture as a souvenir since it will be my first payment in stock photography. Plus I want to mention my $100 earning to my Mom too so I need that cheque as a proof!I am being silly, haha. :DI also just realized that... continue reading
A logo should represent your brand’s identity. And in order to make a remarkable one, you need to carefully consider how to best create a visual representation of this image in one distinctive design. The colors and graphics that you choose must reflect the overall image of the company.There are two main ways to create the logo of any company or business. The first option is to consult a professional graphic designer to create a logo design for your company. The second option is to personally create... continue reading
Every couple years, the problems of the world and tension between global leaders and world powers seem to cease for a few short weeks while the world comes together for the Olympic Games. We sit around our televisions day and night and watch as young athletes compete on the world stage. We see the advertisements from the world’s biggest brands- the ones with the deepest pockets (you know who they are), capitalizing on the hype of the Games. Well, you don’t have to be one of these big... continue reading
Except for some early childhood experiments with MS Paint, I never tried illustrating and creative designing seriously until recently. I got a "job" from myself that required me to put as much effort into it as possible. Having no extra money, I had to make my own book cover. I knew I had the creativity, maybe even a basic skill, but no experience. So how should one get started?I will guide you through the steps based on my example:1. Know what you wantThis is easier than it sounds, you... continue reading
A well designed logo paves the way to a successful business, and some of the most well sold illustrations in microstock cater towards the needs of small emerging businesses, small entrepreneurs who can’t afford an expensive logo designer or branding company.The logo is the fundamental graphic element of a brand. It helps to create the identity of the company and must be able to communicate its values and ideals, therefor, if you are designer creating a logo there are a few basic ideas you must keep... continue reading
There were so many times, when I want to upload a Happy Editorial IllustrationBut I always ask my self,Will it be sold?Will it be 'something' that 'telling' ?How can I make some editorial images as an eye-catching product?There's a lot of questions cross in my mind.But then, with all of my courage and spirit to always create something new, to create some happy images, I finally try to make them.First step:I learn to slowly crawl with a simple way images by... continue reading
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