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I Am a Graphic Designer

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    I've been to a number of comic cons

    and various cosplay type things as one of the crowd, but never as part of the band (figuratively speaking). In a week I'm flying to my friend's place in Illinois to attend the 2014 Anime Central show. My friend is not famous, she is a simple inker like I am but some of the stuff...
    EmmaVonStauf EmmaVonStauf 26-30, F May 4, 2014

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    the7thsphere the7thsphere 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 13, 2014

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    www.chaymeriyiamoncrief.

    com leave some feedback on my reviews. 😄
    meriyia meriyia 18-21, F Mar 6

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    I'm and an author and a graphic designer.

    So it makes sense that I combine both of my talents my area of expertise. You can check out my cover with the link provided. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.449789481752399.109430.449783455086335&type=3
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    Just Starting Off

    I'm not actually a full fledged designer yet; I'm still learning the ins and outs of the business. I am currently pursuing my BS in Graphic Design; I hope to graduate in the fall of 2013. I sort of feel like a fish out of water. My previous degree is a BA in English. I went...
    Taliesin27 Taliesin27 26-30 Nov 23, 2012

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    I hate working with a middle man.

    Especially a middle man who you know personally.
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I am so happy to have work again.

    I just invoiced my newest client. The client is kind of a big deal for me. After not working in the industry for so long this was such a big break. This job was for a logo and it's going to carry into t-shirt designs(separate project). I didn't undersell myself. I am getting...
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F Oct 15, 2014

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    A logo I made for a Sterling Silver jewelry

    brand just got printed on some packaging. It came out okay!
    elliotekun elliotekun 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 17, 2014

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    I am currently working on something

    so silly. A handout coloring book for young children for The Coit Tower. It's for print, so the color might be off. Which one do you like best?
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2014

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    I Cant Draw But Give A Computer

    I been doing graphic design for about 5 years now excluding my 3 years university course and the strangest thing is i was never artisitic when younger, in fact i tried to take art in high school and got kicked out of the class by the teacher because i couldnt draw that well. Then...
    Stevocam300 Stevocam300 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2013

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    Sometimes you don't get paid too much

    for a project. So, you only spend an hour on it. Still not bad?
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    gofundme.com/upmth97q looking to grow further

    in my path, thanks for your support! much love.
    chamicus chamicus 26-30, M May 16

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    Any other graphic designers here with

    portfolios I wanna check some out and connect with you all....
    meriyia meriyia 18-21, F Mar 14

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    Want to Do Me a Favor

    Any graphic designers hanging around on Ep interested in doing me a huge favor? No? Well..maybe a little one then?? Just formed a brand new LLC for my brand new Independent Insurance Agency after having the rug ripped out from under me by the company I wrote for as a captive...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 8 Responses Feb 5, 2008

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    I'm in a graphic design class,

    It's pretty amazing and i've made a lot of awesome friends
    dorkyalien dorkyalien 18-21, F Jun 25, 2014

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    I think I am done. Something is missing,

    though.What do you think?
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F Dec 24, 2014

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    Here is a background I made

    for some graphics I made before. I like to draw and paint skies, clouds, oceans, trees, flowers, etc. in art even off the computer.
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F Apr 25

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    Is This a Good Idea?

    I love graphic design so much! I think its the freedom to do anything, creat anything, invent anything! its just wonderful!!!! And of course when you have the passion you can move mountains. Ive just recieved my diploma for GD and will heading out to work very soon! Then i will...
    VectorQueen VectorQueen 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 2, 2007

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    With a back that hurts like a *****

    after all that work in front of the computer. Anyone else?
    flowerXx flowerXx 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 8, 2014

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    My 'Detective Kids' logo is up

    for everyone's enjoyment. https://www.facebook.com/authordavidlicht/photos/a.535163299881683.1073741828.449783455086335/902567856474557/?type=1&theater
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    I finally finished redesigning my website!

    and My resume! Break time!
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2014

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    Help a Student Out

     Ok I'm kind of what some people would call a "free spirit", I actually prefer the term ferrel but what ever that's not really the point of this.  Any ways I got assigned to do a time line project on the international typeface style and it has to capture the...
    bizzarlyfabulous bizzarlyfabulous 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 5, 2009

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    I made everything in this

    but I forgot to save everything separately especially before I added the background poem I wrote and included and the foreground quote I wrote and included. I like to make cutesy and inspirational things. What I am known for in my art though whether it's on the computer or off...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F Apr 26

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    Here is a background I made

    for an inspirational picture I made with a music quote from one of my favorite songs. I made an offline painting like this too but the clouds were not so thick and high. They were more spread out along the horizon with the peekaboo sunlight and in front of it was an ocean view...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F Apr 25

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    I Need A Graphic Designer To Work Online For Me And I'll Pay Good Amount.

    If you know anything from the list below then post a comment. Cartoons & Caricatures Logo Design Illustration Ebook Covers & Packages Web Design & UI Photography & Photoshopping Presentation Design Flyers & Brochures Business Cards Banners & Headers Architecture Landing Pages
    salim7696 salim7696 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    I Do Not Enhance People's Figures Though

    I have been designing graphics since 1999. I do all sorts of graphics. I do not do graphics that change people's figures and shapes like gaining weight, losing weight, giving someone a shapely figure different from the shapely figure they have. If I do change someone's physical...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 18, 2013

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    Recent Graduate

    Hello fellow graphic designers!! I graduated with my BFA in Graphic Design back in May and have been unsuccessful in finding a job, out of all my graduating class only one person has a job so far in our field and that was because of a family connection. I have a strong portfolio...
    puchy8504 puchy8504 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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    They Say Network, Network, Network...

    i just got my degree in graphic design in may and i've been told i have an excellent portfolio.  there just aren't enough jobs where i live for entry level designers...unless you want to work at an unpaid internship. so they say, you're not networking enough... i hate that...
    CreativeChaos CreativeChaos 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 30, 2008

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    I Need A Job

    i am a graphic designer. but i have no job.i want to earn money at home.
    esratjahaneti esratjahaneti 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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    I just applied for a position at Sony

    PlayStation. BTW, they are hiring Graphic Designers right now. Wish me luck.
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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    I Breathe It

    I have always loved art. Love photography, loved to paint, scribble, mold and design. At first i wanted to design buildings. I thought how cool. I love architectural stuffs, but then i decided against that because it thought it was kinda boring. Which it was to me. Then i thought...
    surprisebaby surprisebaby 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2011

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    I love the world of animation.

    I design mostly for video games, which has always been my dream.
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F Jun 6, 2014

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    meriyia meriyia 18-21, F Mar 14

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    After the School....

    the economic is so bad right now, i cant believe i still sit at home, actively looking for work after 2 years out of CCA.... i would love to know how everyone got the dream job here.... i believe in my work.... http://www.in-ni.com sigh~
    boxyfish boxyfish 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 7, 2009

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    I Want to Know About This Career

    i'm thinking of going to school for it but i'm wondering about stuff like how stressful the job is, is it easy to get a job in this field of work, and basically just your brief opinion on it. i read in wikibooks that a majority of people decide to switch careers just a couple of...
    MsIndependant MsIndependant 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 21, 2007

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    The Dirty Truth Of Being A Freelance Graphic Designer

    Hey there! Thanks for stopping in! I'm what many call a freelance graphic designer.  I'm not a hipster. I'm not am abstract or conceptual art lover. I don't drink PBR (yuck) and I don't get off on down-talking other people about my profession, using terms they will never use...
    we446 we446 36-40, F 9 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    Old Graphic Designer

    Yep, I have been in the graphics / printing field for 41 years. For many of you that means I could be your granddad. I worked 37 of those years in the screen printing industry mostly doing t-shirts. I produced full turnkey jobs. Concept/design/production. When I started, we...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    I made the fiery star explosion background

    and I painted Rihanna into the fiery stars like a comic book character. I also faded everything into darkness towards the right. I included lyrics from one of my favorite Christina Aguilera songs, Fighter. It was in a time when I was bombarded with memories of my sister's friend...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I made this a long time ago.

    It is personal yet still one that can be for anyone struggling to survive bullying. The butterflies are from a special effects painter from some graphics design programs. I angled and resized them to make that fly-away trail. Making girl body parts and flowers on the computer...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I Found Myself In Art

    It began in 1999 and progressively got better from there. I never got professional training. I taught myself how to draw when I was nine years old and also started writing deep, inspirational things by then too. I fell in love with computer art when I heard of graphics design...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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    And I Just Got a Job At a Major Ad Agency

    i never thought i would get a call back when i sent that resume in, and now my name is on a desk in their downtown building. next comes the doubting stage where i wonder if i can hack it.   or if i'll just hack out. haha. wish me luck!!
    FallGirl FallGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses May 18, 2009

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    I Have Degree in Fine Arts And Now What...advice?

    I have my degree, BFA in Graphic Design , now what do I do with it? I work at the college where I received it, but they barely ask for any design work. I feel like I'm losing my skill but not using it! I want to freelance...but how to get started? I'm lost here and any advice is...
    kaye30kaye kaye30kaye 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    My History In The Graphics World

    If you live long enough you will live through some history of your own. I am a graphic artist who entered the market in 1972. It was a unique time in graphic history. The change over from hot metal type and the heavier use of offset lithography was changing the printing industry...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses Aug 12, 2013

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    Sensory Overload

    The holiday season is well underway and summer has finally decided to reveal itself* after playing an extremely long, drawn out game of hide and seek that definitely got old fast (why must you continue to play these games?) Now is the point in time where it is natural for us as...
    ifyoubuildit ifyoubuildit 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    A designer is a basic feature of any Utah Logo Design. From building up an eye-getting site to creating handouts and messages, and also advertisements for make press, they are a...
    proeducation02 proeducation02 22-25, F 23 hrs ago

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    I'm and an author and a graphic designer. So it makes sense that I combine both of my talents my area of expertise. You can check out my cover with the link provided. https://www...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M Apr 27

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