Obsolete InkingLately I've been doing work for DC Direct--the wing of DC in charge of statues, toys, etc. It's been a nice break from PRJ. The money is good, and it hasn't been soulless like I imagined. Corporate gigs can go either way--sometimes they want you to do exactly what "they" want, other times they want you to do your thing unencumbered. Luckily this was the latter.Obsolete Inking4 years ago in Personal More Like This
The rates for toy designs are broken down into three parts: you get paid for the sketches, the final pencils and the inks. For this gig, the inking rate was higher than my normal inking rate. It felt good, but then I realized that 25% of my fee was for inks. And it raised an unsettled concern that's been on my mind.
How long will inkers be needed?
In the old days they needed inkers because computers weren't yet being used in print. I forget the name of the machine that preceded the scanner (process cameras?), but it was low-tech enough that i
June UpdateHey everybody!June Update6 months ago in Personal More Like This
Sorry for my inactivity over the past couple months. I've been extremely busy with finishing my time at college, and searching for a career in my field. I'm happy to say that I officially graduated tonight, and on the same day, had my first day in the office as a Junior Graphic Designer.
As well I also switched from my Macbook Pro to a new windows PC, so I had to wait a month for adobe to send me a windows install disc. But now I am settling back into life, and with that will start making some pictures again. I'm thinking of doing a new typographic picture to really get myself back into the swing of things, just have to figure out who I will make a typographic picture of.
As always thanks to all my watchers, and I hope to have something new for you soon.