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Through this blog it is my hope to offer news bits about current graphic design challenges (my own and others) as well as fine art news. To continue with the theme of my book, “Graphic Design Exposed,” this blog will expose the development of graphic design and fine art projects. From time to time I will invite guests to blog here in order to keep the news and views fresh and informative.

Merit Award from GFAA

Merit Award from GFAA

Many thanks to the Gainesville Fine Art Association (GFAA) and Judge Devin Harclerode, for choosing my work, "I Have No Secrets" for a Merit Award in the "TRANSPARENCY" exhibition. The show continues through June 24, 2023 at the GFAA Gallery. Work from all of the...

Sukkoth in the Hills of Haifa

Sukkoth in the Hills of Haifa

I just picked my printed digital painting up at ImperialFrameGallery in North Palm Beach. I am really thrilled with it! I'll complete the artwork, "Sukkoth in the Hills of Haifa" with acrylic paints. It is 10 feet high! To see "Sukkoth in the Hills of Haifa" in its...

BRANDING: Going Beyond the Logo

BRANDING: Going Beyond the Logo

Branding is a buzz word circulated widely during marketing discussions and even in casual conversation. This article summarizes why branding is an important element in today’s competitive marketplace. In this article I will answer five essential questions. What is...

Excellence Award for ad design

Excellence Award for ad design

Graphic designers like myself are happy when our work makes our clients happy. When your work also catches the eye of your intended audience, it gives a sense of pride. For the third year, an ad I designed for Claimlink Jewelry Replacement,  which ran in Claims...

Keepsake Woodworking Legacy Tools

Keepsake Woodworking Legacy Tools

My painting suite, the Keepsake Series, grew from my love of utilitarian objects. I am a maker and I come from a family of makers. One of us is always painting, potting, woodworking, tailoring, machining metal, and so on.  Tools and their ability...

Mental Health for Creatives and Others

Mental Health for Creatives and Others

In October 2018 I had the pleasure of immersing myself in learning about good mental health habits because, as a graphic designer, I worked with Palm Health Foundation on Train the Brain, their community initiative for brain health. I came to understand that...

One World-Zero Waste logo

One World-Zero Waste logo

I have a passion for earth-friendly projects so I was honored to be asked to work on a logo for the new One World-ZeroWaste store. The concept was to create a logo with the curving balanced yin-yang symbol that gave the impression of earth, water, and sky and then to...