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I can answer questions about InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver and Flash (some actionscript). I understand color theory, layout and design principles and typography. Additionally, I can address concerns involving project managment, proposals, and working with contractors (not too much on legal issues though). I can answer questions on both web (CSS, AJAX and XHTML) and print design/production.

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I work in web development/design using CSS, AJAX and XHTML. I develop and design printed materials and campaigns (annual reports, catalogs, brochures, corporate identity, packaging). I work as a freelance designer and marketing communications consultant, and also in-house for a public b-2-b company as Sr. Graphic Designer and Marketing Communications Manager. I have worked in Graphic Design for 10 years, and before that I worked as a studio artist producing fine art and illustration.




BFA Fine Art and Masters Certificate in Multimedia Design.

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2016-09-24 Making back cover:

Well, Word is not easy to use, but entirely possible for this purpose. You will need to use text boxes and position them free from the flow of the page.    You can set your document size (if this this

2016-09-22 Chapters begin on the Right?:

HI Demetrius,    I will answer the two-parts of your question:  1.  Yes, It's a convention for book layout to start the first chapter on the right facing page, and to follow suit with subsequent chapters

2014-04-14 In typesetting, how is the appropriate leading determined?:

With heading or title text, and for graphic or stylistic effect, you are right in noting that the same rules for setting body text do not apply. You can see strong examples of this in magazine layout (check

2014-02-12 Survival Job Until I'm a Desginer:

The graphic design industry is highly competitive as are most marketing jobs these days. If you are looking for a survival job, why not use your experience in public relations to get a job that pays you

2013-01-19 How to colorize realistic skin color, COLOR THEORY:

Post what worked for you, if you get something that does work. There is a certain art to photo retouching, and there isn't a formula for art. It may be that you just need to keep playing. I'd not start


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