Facebook advertising by Meta has entered my radar again. Prompted by a post in a SMM group that the “new” automatic enhancement options look terrible. Essentially it’s a new add-on to Facebook’s automated ad serves. It seems that they are slowly moving people away from manually creating ads with granular targeting and bid adjustments to allowing Meta’s new AI to handle the promotion of the communications. In this sense all
This is another installment in a blog series called “Artists You Should Know.” In the ever-evolving world of graphic design, few individuals have left a lasting impact as profound as David Carson. With his innovative approach and avant-garde style, Carson transformed the field, bridging the gap between traditional design and the emerging realm of computer-aided graphic design. This blog post explores the remarkable influence of David Carson on the industry
The spicks and the specOf the girls on my mindWhere is the sunThat shone on my headThe sun in my lifeIt is dead. . . Bee Gees – “The Spicks and the Specks” It is dead Spec work is the best way to destroy an industry. Many would argue that “Speculative work” is the best way to get the top tier work from creatives. I’m here to tell you that
We all know Baby Yoda from Disney Star Wars The Mandalorian. via GIPHY Incidentally, Disney’s been trying to remove all Baby Yoda gifs from the internet, citing “Copyright infringement” Sorry House of Mouse, I don’t think that’s going to work. Ok so he’s stolen the spotlight. But the show on Disney+ has some of the best post credit scene artwork I have ever seen. There are a number of artists who
My five Indesign cheats are here to help you. Using advanced searches like GREP and resizing pages with liquid pages will certainly show you the power of this Adobe app.
Marvel’s Black Panther has been out since last week and has been breaking records all over the world. Here are some links to some Free Wakanda Graphics inspired by the movie. You can use these in your projects. The first is a mostly original creation from ReidDesigns. Please attribute when sharing. Thanks. If you liked this post, share and leave a comment at the bottom. Also please consider Buying Me
Cheap logo design may sound like a good idea. I’m here to try to tell you otherwise. Well what do you expect for $6? There’s an old Sesame Street sketch with Kermit the Frog who interviews Prof Nucleus Von Fission who creates a “version” of the Six Million Dollar Man. For those who don’t know Sesame Street and Lee Major’s famous TV series of the 80’s should check it out. The $6 Man
We’re talking about free graphic design resources, the secret weapon in any graphic designer’s toolbox. Graphic design professionals do a lot of conceptualising on their own. However they require some help in trying to get things done quickly. For example the designer might need a texture pattern or brush or some sort of vector that needs to be incorporated into a design. The web is full of resources, so below