Despite fighting the wind, my test to shoot some aerial footage of downtown Louisville using a remote control V262 Cyclone Quadcopter with a GoPro Hero 3 mounted to the bottom went pretty well. Some post production needs to happen to compensate for the rolling shutter distortion in the video. But overall, shooting aerial footage from a quadcopter is crazy fun.
Good Luck With That - Movie Poster (2014)
I just completed my latest project: creating the movie poster for the independent film Good Luck With That, written and directed by Chuck M.F. Deuce of Skyscraper Stereo. I’m pretty sure you can guess what this is supposed to emulate. The film is set to premiere March 16th in Louisville, Kentucky. I’ll be there. Will you?
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy - Official Trailer
It looks really, really strange. Yet, it also looks like a fun movie. It’s going to be a tough sell for Marvel, though.
The 10 Laws of Photoshop Etiquette
For a designer, getting something on the screen is only part of the process, or part of the battle, depending on the kind of day you’re having. Staying organized is a huge part of being a designer. You may basically work alone for most of the day. But there are times when you have to pass on your completed work or work files through some digital means. And that means giving someone else a slight peek into the often shadowed, inner workings of the mind of a designer. When they open your Photoshop file, they may find themselves discovering your techniques, shortcuts and, dare I say it, your possible laziness. Not doing a few things to organize and clean up your Photoshop files can make it challenging for anyone using your files or even yourself.
Here are 10 great rules to follow for maintaining Photoshop etiquette. They won’t make your designs for you, but they just might make you more productive. And that means more time for looking at cat GIFs.