Picture This –
Five Times a Week




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Picture This –
Five Times a Week




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Picture This –
Five Times a Week



           What I’ve learned about
           graphics through blogging
           thi...
I can only draw so
much. Which means…




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I can only draw so
much. Which means…




• It’s not about fine art - just
  something quick to
  convey the central idea....
I can only draw so
much. Which means…




• It’s not about fine art - just   • But there’s still a need for
  something qu...
3 Keys for Volume...




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3 Keys for Volume...




• Remember work
  done before
  that’s never
  been used.

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3 Keys for Volume...




• Remember work   • Organize images
  done before       for quick retrieval.
  that’s never
  bee...
3 Keys for Volume...




• Remember work   • Organize images        • Reuse – if a
  done before       for quick retrieval...
3 Keys to Variety...




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3 Keys to Variety...




• “Presentation
  Zen” made me
  reconsider stock
  photos (& new
  design
  approaches).
  12
3 Keys to Variety...




• “Presentation    • istockphoto.com has
  Zen” made me       images that fit my
  reconsider sto...
3 Keys to Variety...
                                                  What if pigs
                                      ...
So much yet to learn! In
the coming year I want to…




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So much yet to learn! In
 the coming year I want to…




• Take better advantage of Flickr.com
  along with creativecommon...
So much yet to learn! In
 the coming year I want to…




• Take better advantage of Flickr.com   • Improve my own
  along ...
So much yet to learn! In
 the coming year I want to…




• Take better advantage of Flickr.com      • Improve my own
  alo...
Mike Brown
  http://brainzooming.blogspot.com
http://mikebrownspeaks.blogspot.com




          ©20008, Mike Brown
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  1. 1. Picture This – Five Times a Week 1
  2. 2. Picture This – Five Times a Week 2
  3. 3. Picture This – Five Times a Week What I’ve learned about graphics through blogging this year. Mike Brown 3
  4. 4. I can only draw so much. Which means… 4
  5. 5. I can only draw so much. Which means… • It’s not about fine art - just something quick to convey the central idea. 5
  6. 6. I can only draw so much. Which means… • It’s not about fine art - just • But there’s still a need for something quick to variety & alternatives! convey the central idea. 6
  7. 7. 3 Keys for Volume... 7
  8. 8. 3 Keys for Volume... • Remember work done before that’s never been used. 8
  9. 9. 3 Keys for Volume... • Remember work • Organize images done before for quick retrieval. that’s never been used. 9
  10. 10. 3 Keys for Volume... • Remember work • Organize images • Reuse – if a done before for quick retrieval. picture’s worth a that’s never 1000 words, it been used. must be good for 3 or 4 posts! 10
  11. 11. 3 Keys to Variety... 11
  12. 12. 3 Keys to Variety... • “Presentation Zen” made me reconsider stock photos (& new design approaches). 12
  13. 13. 3 Keys to Variety... • “Presentation • istockphoto.com has Zen” made me images that fit my reconsider stock sensibilities, photos (& new especially when design cropped in new ways. approaches). 13
  14. 14. 3 Keys to Variety... What if pigs COULD fly? • “Presentation • istockphoto.com has • Having Leslie Zen” made me images that fit my Adams do reconsider stock sensibilities, custom photos photos (& new especially when with intriguing design cropped in new ways. angles! approaches). 14
  15. 15. So much yet to learn! In the coming year I want to… 15
  16. 16. So much yet to learn! In the coming year I want to… • Take better advantage of Flickr.com along with creativecommons.org and other sources, such as veer.com. 16
  17. 17. So much yet to learn! In the coming year I want to… • Take better advantage of Flickr.com • Improve my own along with creativecommons.org and picture taking & other sources, such as veer.com. graphics skills, and 17
  18. 18. So much yet to learn! In the coming year I want to… • Take better advantage of Flickr.com • Improve my own along with creativecommons.org and picture taking & other sources, such as veer.com. graphics skills, and • Learn from the graphics and creative tips you share as well! 18
  19. 19. Mike Brown http://brainzooming.blogspot.com http://mikebrownspeaks.blogspot.com ©20008, Mike Brown 19

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