Frequently Asked Questions:
1. What programs do you use?
- Adobe Photoshop for graphic designs, typography, minimalist posters, photo manipulations
- Adobe Illustrator for illustrations, vectors, typography, minimalist posters
2. What are some of your favorite fonts and where do you get them?
- I get fonts all over the web. Try losttype.com, dafont.com, myfonts.com (the free ones), fontsquirrel.com. Smashing Magazine and Abduzeedo also offer free fonts every week.
- Some of my favorite fonts are Futura, Helvetica Neue, Gotham, Avenir, Proxima, Bello, Caslon, Code, Cyclone, ChunkFive, Duke, Liberator, Deming LP, Wisdom Script, Marketing Script, Novecento, Geared Slab, Bebas Neue
3. Where do you get your textures?
- Most of the time I search google images and grab the one that suits my taste. Sometimes I download zip packs from deviantart.
4. Can you make a tutorial?
- Check my tutorials tag. If you have any questions not covered in those tutorials, feel free to drop me a message and I’ll answer as much as I can
5. How did you learn how to do your stuff?
- I started off self studying then I decided to pursue it as a career. I took Multimedia Arts in college and everything went from there.
6. Do you accept requests?
- Sometimes I do, sometimes I don’t.
7. Do you accept commissions/freelance work?
- Yep. You can contact me here: email@example.com
8. Where do you get inspiration?
- I get lots of inspiration from Pinterest, Tumblr, Curioos, Behance, Abduzeedo and Smashing Magazine.
- Some of my fave artists are Tom Whalen, Mattson Creative, Cyril Rolando, Jessica Hische, Olly Moss, Pascal Campion, Stanley Chow, Steve Simpson, Luba Lukova, Hail Mika, Kasey Albano, Johnny Eveson, Saul Bass, Eric Tan, Marisa Seguin, Lab Partners, Invisible Creatures, Tad Carpenter, Esther Arts, Emma Butler, Paul Robson, J Fletcher, Norma Bar and the list goes on, they’re just too many. Also check out Mondo Posters! They’re incredible!! :D
- I follow prettyclever, betype, visualgraphic, posterphonic, martinekenblog, serialthrill, mattlyon, theartofanimation, csebastian, helloyoucreatives, weandthecolor, designtank, thedsgnblog etc. here in tumblr.
- And of course some basic necessities: Food, fandoms, books, TV shows and ships shipping freaking ships
9. Are any of your posters available for purchase?
Yep. Check here
10. Can you recommend some good websites that provide Illustrator tutorials?
Check out my ever favorite site
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