Tag Archives: graphic design

Elements that inspire me to create

Most importantly, I must have a good mash up playing while I design. Currently my playlist includes a newly discovered artist from Nashville, Tennessee – Ruelle. She’s fabulous. I am also addicted to Adele‘s latest album, so many of those tracks are on my playlist as well. My playlist changes as I discover new artists and/or songs and as I get nostalgic for older tracks in my collection. Most of the time the songs lift my mood or place my mind in the right comfort zone in order to let my creative juices flow.

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October Updates and the arrival of Autumn at Avalon Graphics

Autumn photo

Autumn is my favorite season and if I  had my way, I’d spend every waking minute of it out in nature enjoying the beauty of it. Alas, not this year as I’ve found myself busier than ever between work and personal matters. And keeping up a blog seems to be something that I simply cannot find the extra time to do either! I very much admire my friends and colleagues who regularly blog despite their busy careers and family lives! How do you do it?!

 

Updates:
I am currently working with several clients on projects ranging from book covers to book trailers to interior map illustrations and marketing materials. And I still feel that I’ve never truly caught up from being offline back in August while moving house. But it is a blessing to be in such high demand these days and I thank all of you who have commissioned me for design services during these busy times.

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eBook Cover Design Revealed for Sue Fortin’s ‘United State of Love’

I had re-designed Sue’s eBook cover back in April and it is now available for purchase on Amazon UK HERE. Sue had originally hired me to design the cover for United State of Love back in 2012 and we came up with a good design then. In re-thinking things this year, Sue decided to refine it and go more solidly after her target market. Continue reading

Featured Artist: Matt Wisniewski

I found Matt’s work recently on tumblr and thought I’d share here.

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