After watching Ed Stafford’s excellent Marooned show (on Discovery), I was struck by the bright and rugged title logo and wanted to try and mimic it in GIMP. Here is what I did: Background Image First of all you need to find a suitable image for the background. For an organic match, pick something outdoorsy … Continue reading Gimp Tutorial: Ed Stafford “Marooned” style.
I've been creating some new business cards to hand out. My brief was to design something that stood out and made an immediate impression. The details (the URL and contact info) should be there but the main message was to be my name and the things I do for a living. Modern Design 01a Modern … Continue reading Business Cards
Whilst designing the logo for my site I tried various ideas--with varying degrees of success! This was my original idea, plain and simple. Next, I tried to create an image which implied movement (an attempt to subliminally show that I'm always designing), though I don't think it worked very well. I then decided on this … Continue reading Site Logo Design
I've created a mockup for a modern Indian restaurant menu. To view a high-resolution PDF click here. If you're interested in using this menu theme, for your own restaurant, please contact me. (Click to enlarge.)
These were a bit creased/marked and took three hours to process altogether. (Click to enlarge.)
These were scanned from 1997 35mm film negatives taken on point-and-click Kodak on holiday in Egypt. The originals weren't badly damaged (my scanners Digital Ice removed most of the dust) so they just required some light repair work and tonal adjustments. To see a comparison scan (on a 1200px HP photo scanner) see the included … Continue reading HQ Photo Scans