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Day 8 of #daily365

January 8, 2010 — Leave a comment


For todays 15 minute sketch…

“I don’t know where I’m going from here,
but I promise it won’t be boring.”
David Bowie

Image Credit: NASA Images

Day 7 of #daily365

January 7, 2010 — Leave a comment


Getting caught up!  For todays 15 minute sketch…

Sir Sandford Fleming
January 7, 1827 – July 22, 1915

Scottish-born Canadian engineer and inventor, known for proposing worldwide standard time zones.

Day 6 of #daily365

January 6, 2010 — Leave a comment

For todays 15 minute sketch…

“I am not afraid. I was born to do this.”
Joan of Arc

Day 5 of #daily365

January 5, 2010 — 1 Comment

For todays 15 minute sketch…

“Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.”
Unknown

Day 4 of #daily365

January 4, 2010 — Leave a comment


“Thank you we appreciate your business”

This is a picture taken a few months ago outside a gas pump I frequent. No photo manipulation here. Thankfully the service there is greater than their eye for detail.

“Well done is better than well said.”
Benjamin Franklin

Day 3 of #daily365

January 3, 2010 — Leave a comment


“While there’s life, there’s hope.”

Marcus Tullius Cicero
January 3, 106 BC – December 7, 43 BC

For today’s sketch, I took a quote from the birthday boy and juxtaposed it on top of some of the headlines from todays Globe and Mail Online home page.

Day 2 of #daily365

January 2, 2010 — Leave a comment

“Can anybody remember when the times were not?”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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There are two similar daily design challenges taking place for designers in 2010.

One is from Jad Limcaco from Smashing Magazine and the second is from Len Kendall & Daniel Honigman of the newly created site www.the3six5.com

The challenge to designers is to create a design or image everyday for 2010. Both request that you post your artwork to your blog and tweet using a hashtag for ease in following. Jad’s request is for you to use #daily365 while Len & Daniel request that approved authors use #the3six5 (Read Authors Guidelines). The later also request that the designer add a statement along with their work.

My Statement:
“Above is a quick sketch/layout loosely following some guidelines I recall from my 3rd yr typography class with Alex Alter at O.C.A.  [now called O.C.A.D. ]. The rules were that the design must be in a square, using a single typeface, no rules/bars or images and in black & white. Many found these rules/guidelines limiting, but for a few of us, it was a fun challenge.”

Game on!