July 30 Meeting: The Art, Technology, and Process of Custom Signage

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Step outside of the cubicle and away from the computer on Thursday, July 30, as we learn about what goes into designing and creating a custom sign. Rodney’s Custom Cut Signs is a nationally recognized sign manufacturer and it’s partner company, Ink Waves, offers both large- and small-format digital printing. A sign shop is truly where the digital world intersects with real-world materials. [Read more…]

Vector Basic Training

Vector Basic Training

I had the good fortune of attending Von Glitschka’s Drawsigner Lecture over a year ago. In person, Von is warm, witty and informative. In addition to being an incredibly creative designer, his mastery of drawing in Adobe Illustrator is second to none. I remember watching a 10-second clip of a promo of the dvd that accompanies this book at that lecture. No joke -merely from watching that clip, my use of Adobe Illustrator improved. His work has won many design and illustration awards and has appeared in publications such as HOW Design, Print, Graphis, American Illustration, Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts and LogoLounge II, III, IV, V and VI. He has spoken nationally at many forums (including Adobe MAX Conference among others.)  In short, time spent with this book and accompanying DVD is time well spent. [Read more…]