GIVE YOURSELF PERMISSION TO SUCK

Catching up on some reading, I just spotted part of an article by Louis Chew on behaviors of creative people. The one that struck me as most important was that creative people give themselves permission to suck. Think about it. Creativity sounds good theory, but it’s difficult in practice. Stephen Pressfield explains in his The War of Art, …

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PUTTING IMAGES TO WORK

Here’s a little Sunday morning, behind the scenes graphic insight for you. For me, the best graphic jobs involve working with historic photos.  I learned to love the intricate detail in emulsion layers that only a chemical bath can produce. The processing is what makes analog photography so rich looking, and enhances details you’ll find…

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CREATIVE DESIGN SUPPORT

Burning River Design is a Northeast Ohio creative company with support and consulting services in photography, design, publishing, research, curation and archives. Photography (asset documentation, catalog and museum) Graphic design (refreshing, restoring, and recreating images) Publishing projects, including layouts for book interiors, covers, and illustrations. Read more about why you should hire a book designer… Research of…

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