It Wasn’t A Sequel To Begin With
November 29, 2012 – 18:32 | No Comment

My 3rd novel wasn’t meant to be a sequel to the 2nd novel in the first place. Then something happened. Characters began to beg to be included in the story. Thus, a sequel was born.

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Calendar Inspiration For 2011
November 16, 2010 – 11:09 | 4 Comments
Calendar Inspiration For 2011

Working on a calendar project for 2011? Need some inspiration for the calendar designs? Here are some vectors I found on the Internet while browsing for inspiration for a diary project which I am currently working on.

4 Deadly Sins of a Graphic Designer
April 29, 2010 – 02:43 | 4 Comments
4 Deadly Sins of a Graphic Designer

What is the 4 main sins a graphic designer should never commit? Especially a professional graphic designer who’s charging client big bucks for a professional work done.

Illustrator CS4: How to Draw Maps
March 6, 2010 – 02:30 | 7 Comments
Illustrator CS4: How to Draw Maps

3 simple steps to drawing maps on Adobe Illustrator. It’s really easier than you think… just add a pinch of patience and you can be a great map artist.

Basic Principles of Design
November 15, 2009 – 19:25 | One Comment

Whether you are an experienced graphic designer or a newbie web designer, a client involved in marketing or a customer at the supermarket, the Basic Principles of Design breathes into your senses in our every day life. And how much of these principles we, as graphic designers, still remember to apply in our designing process after we left college.

Every Designer’s Vector Bible
November 13, 2009 – 02:50 | One Comment
Every Designer’s Vector Bible

I strongly encourage all designers to create a Vector Bible for themselves. It doesn’t matter if you are a web designer or an offline designer, a Vector Bible is both convenient and essential to your designing experience. It saves you hassle and gives you more time to explore visual ideas. Just make sure that the collection you have is license-free for commercial use.

Specifications for Twitter Background Design
October 31, 2009 – 06:58 | No Comment
Specifications for Twitter Background Design

Discovering how to customise your Twitter homepage background is essential for a good brand representation, but learning how to design that background itself would definitely add value to your Twitter communication.

How to Customise Your Twitter Homepage
October 29, 2009 – 05:22 | No Comment
How to Customise Your Twitter Homepage

Like many online tools/services, each Twitter user will own a homepage of their own where people log on to check out the latest updates. The great thing about Twitter is you get to personalise your Twitter homepage. With a customised layout and presentation, you can leverage on Twitter to reach out to your target audience while reflecting your brand identity. And here’s how you can do it.

Illustrator CS4: How to Create Squarish Illusion
October 6, 2009 – 00:09 | 3 Comments
Illustrator CS4: How to Create Squarish Illusion

3D is easy with Adobe Illustrator. All it takes is a pinch of creativity and a pair of diligent eyes to see the 3D-ness in 2D design. Learn how to create simple squarish illusion with this 2-minute tutorial!