The Publishing Process

The Publishing Process
It’s been a great week! With many design projects in the works recently, it’s been neat to see each one move forward one step at a time. This week I’ve focused on the proofing stage for several projects, one of which was the 2014 CEF Calendar. Here’s a sneak preview of one of the inside spreads: You’ll have to wait... Read More »

The Overlook

The Overlook
The Desktop Publishing class here at Verity has been going very well! It’s hard to believe we’re so far into the week already. The majority of teaching is finished and now we’re focusing on covering the needs specific to each student and preparing for the assignment presentations on Friday. It’ll be over before we... Read More »

Family Fun

Family Fun
I’ve greatly enjoyed the time I’ve been able to spend with my family over the past few weeks! From attending the first FEW Conference of the year in North Carolina to working outside preparing for spring, we’ve had a lot of fun together. I went through some random pictures today from the past few weeks and posted two... Read More »

Birthday Sunrise

Birthday Sunrise
The sunrise of March 10 was simply spectacular! God must have known it was my Mom’s birthday. Right as it was getting light that morning, I saw these stratocumulus clouds spreading out evenly across the sky and I knew it was going to be a pretty sunrise. So, with tripod and camera in hand, I slipped out on the roof... Read More »

Clever Framing

Clever Framing
As I was going through archives today, looking for some grand pictures to use in a new set of greeting cards that are in the works, I ran across this great shot from an excursion in the Sierra foothills near Mammoth Lakes, California. It didn’t quite make the cut for this set of cards, but I thought it was at least... Read More »

Learn the Tools!

Learn the Tools!
I just finished up a little project for the 2014 CEF Calendar. The big name badge needed edited out in Photoshop. Ever tried to do anything like this before? It certainly took some time, but stuff like this is easy to fix once you know how to use the powerful tools Photoshop has to offer. Perspective crop, the clone... Read More »

A Lion in the Way

A Lion in the Way
The verse that stood out to me on the morning that my brother Michael and I drove from Waxhaw to Marble for the North Carolina FEW Conference happened to be Proverbs 26:13: “The slothful man saith, ‘There is a lion in the way…’” In other words, instead of viewing obstacles as opportunities, a slothful person just... Read More »

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