Graphic Design school, lessons learned.So I'm at the halfway point in my program and I thought I should do an update. These are just my personal experiences and impressions. I put them out to anyone who wants an idea of what to expect if they are considering this path.More Like This
Criticism is an important part of the creative process
This is a hard one to get use to. I personally hate nit-picking when it comes to art. So much of creation is subjective. However, design is all about communication. If your message is unclear or ineffective it is best to find this out during the design process and not after. Also, the more you receive it the better you will be able to process it into useful solutions. Almost everyone of my designs was improved with feedback, so always encourage it.
The Pen Tool is your friend
Anyone familiar with Adobe programs knows about his tool. Some people in my program hate it because it is twitchy to use. I have had a couple of times w
Don't You Just Hate It...Don’t You Just Hate it …More Like This
When people don’t get your answering machine message? Mine says: “Next on Mere Radio 98.7 FM we will be hearing the music of Ludwig Van Beethoven, his Beep Serenade in C-Sharp Minor.” I constantly get messages saying “Hey, I didn't hear any music…”
When you offer someone a sincere compliment on their mustache then suddenly she’s not your friend anymore?
That companies think we’re stupid? I mean SERIOUSLY stupid? I saw the following on a Frito’s bag in a grocery store: YOU COULD BE A WINNER! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. DETAILS INSIDE. Really? C’mon, really??
That when you get married, you find that men think it “beneath” them to clean a toilet? It’s YOUR job to clean it. It’s okay for YOU to scrub it, wash it, and clean the walls. Yes, clean the walls. They don’t believe t