Posted 01.08.2014 @ 10.20PM
Back home after living (literally) at the Bolton Wanderers Football Stadium for the past two weeks designing and painting their concourse with the awesome Urban Canvas crew.
Never done anything on this kind of scale before but turned out to be an experience I'll never forget.
Posted 16.07.2014 @ 7.38PM
Yep, looks like it.
In the industry it's known as "really, really fucking black".
It's usually reserved for evil and occult print finishes and I hear they sometimes mix in anti-matter and a few of Robert Smith's tears.
Bad voodoo if you ask me.
Stay well clear!
Posted 15.07.2014 @ 9.57PM
I think they could be talking about rich black.
Registration black is 100% CMYK
Rich black is a split of CMYK (there are a few)
Sometimes when you're working with print you can have something in rich black and then when something beside it is in a solid of 100% Key then the Key looks washed out and thin in comparison.
In Illustrator (as probably in Indesign) you can set the output of black in preferences.
Here is a bit of an explanation of blacks.
Posted 20.05.2014 @ 8.46PM
It is hard for new designers at the moment. Uni's and private schools are pumping out students, and the accessible nature of design software means anyone can be a 'designer'. But like @Scotty says a lot of people give up, and only the determined and persistent prevail.
He needs to read books, blogs and tutorials.
Don't just rely on advertised jobs. Get some face time with a studio by contacting them directly. He may not have experience in design but if he's a bit older than a normal grad then hopefully he can make up a bit of nous with life experience.
Get him to get involved here, post up some of his work and ask for advice/comments/thoughts on his folio.
Posted 01.05.2014 @ 11.45PM (Edited 02.05.2014 @ 12.35AM)
also ha ha @SCOTTY yeh the hairdressers are still on the in demand skills list, nothing against those who keep our barnets looking good but does australia really need more hairdressers over medical prefessionals....