All Those Palettes and Menus, and it Turns Out the History Pane is King

Infinity Ball

What began as an eight-ball tattoo design got turned on its ear, in a manner of speaking, and became an “infinity ball” logo and artistic concept. The stationary version carries a different connotation than the one floating among the clouds. Photoshop just kept providing the media: brushes, paths, adjustment layers, filters, raster effects,  gradients, light effects, … Continue reading

Grammar Details: Articles and Prepositions

The Picture of Dorian Gray Book Cover

I was recently entertained by a fellow blogger’s deconstruction of the craft of writing movie synopses (blurbs, really) for a popular online DVD rental giant. He was compelled by the description on the mailer sleeve for a Cassavetes classic, only to find out that it had been lifted from a book about the director’s contribution … Continue reading

Repostería Menu Re-Design

A group of us were given the opportunity to come up with a new layout for Pambiche’s menu. I remember it being of muted tonality, so I brightened it up with the caribbean aqua and pink tones. My version would print onto 8.5 by 14 heavy-ish text weight stock and be tri-folded. This is a … Continue reading