My Mom’s an epitome of care, compassion, love and understanding. When we were growing up as kids, she would show us how to draw. Her favorite lesson was drawing the “Okuko” meaning chicken (no wonder my Pops was always asking of chicken, turkey much later LOL!) meaning chicken. That was the first thing we knew how to draw very well. Teaching us this single visual skill would greatly inspire quite a lot of things for me later in life. It seemed Mama was telling us that pictures speak louder than words. Continue reading Mama’s Drawing Lessons: Little Drawings That Makes Great Design Impact
It’s been a long walk for me these past years. I’ve learned quite a lot starting out my design career over a decade now. I share everything that has brought me thus far with an infographic. Do enjoy and let me have your comments. Cheers! Continue reading 40 Design Lessons To Remain Creative
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This article reminds me of my college school days. I actually started out freelancing for quite a while now. The only bad turn is just that I didn’t get enough counsel, I wouldn’t have found myself in the job market needing employment at all. But all well and good, no knowledge is lost. As a matter of fact there were quite a lot I gained working as an employee. Sharpening my skills and understanding work ethics and corporate relationship.
All put together with the disappointments I faced has summed up into making me who I am today. I am inspired to share this and encourage a lot of our undergraduates hoping for the ever squeezing, unsecured white-collar jobs after leaving school, to start something while in school. Happy reading… Continue reading Undergraduate Guide to Freelancing Your Way Through School
I got this blog post by a great design mentor I decided to follow very recently.
As I read through the very interesting article, I was really laughing my heart out.
It just brought memories of a similar article I put up on my blog some time ago.
When I was in full employment, I’ve had to fight, on several occassions to convince my bosses with my design, I was tagged “STUBBORN.”
I tell them in simple terms that there is nothing like saying “a design is not good.” It would be better to ask to understand a concept than just condemn the whole effort outright. I don’t have any problem with constructive criticism, but I sure have an axe against destructive criticism. Enjoy it… Continue reading Getting Your Boss to Approve Designs