For awhile I was making a lot of fliers for the Genesys Athletic Club. This is before I first starting messing around with programs like Illustrator. I did these mostly in Word and saved as a PDF. This first flier was put together for a baseball camp. I was trying…
I came up with this when I was thinking of t-shirt ideas for my anniversary. I never did follow through with the idea, but I like the graphic. Simple and less amateurish than most of my stuff.
My wife tells me that I am a bit of a perfectionist, and perhaps a little obsessive, but I really love working on this stuff. Usually about a month after I set up a website, I will go back and wish I had gone a completely different direction. At the…
I manage a number of Web pages. Mostly just humble WordPress sites. But I get a kick out coming up with domains and trying to create banners for the sites. Here are several I've thrown together.
Facebook requires an endless stream of graphics to keep things fresh. Here are my most recent profile images.
Banner Ad for Best Tent Camping Michigan
Here's a little something I came up with to run online. A friend offered some free ad space, and I really like how it turned out. I had to learn some new software to get that 3D look with the book, but it was worth it. I feel like I…
Book Cover Mock Up
Before my book cover was released, I came up with a couple of my own to use for marketing purposes. This is one of my favorites. So much so I used it as a template for the sign I carry around to book signings and camping talks.
I first came up with these for a PowerPoint presentation that I use when talking about tent camping. Since then I've added a few in the same design for different marking pieces.
Too Big to Fit on Any Size Kindle
The librarian thanked me for coming in to pick this up. It had been taking up most of their shelf space for a day or two, and they had been keeping an eye out for me. When I arrived this afternoon, before I had even walked up to the counter,…
HI – Michigan Newsletters
The Michigan Council of Hosteling International gives me a chance to try new things. I sit on the board and oversee the communications/marketing committee. As such I've cranked out a couple newsletters. My fellow board members provide most of the content, but they let me handle the design. Here's a…