A while back Green Comma designed the app icon for a great new Pittsburgh-based startup called Booth Scout. We’re excited that this month Booth Scout officially launched and is now available to download to your iOS device for beta testing. Booth Scout is a mobile app which connects shoppers and artists at juried craft shows. Picture this: you’re interested in going to a craft show, but it’s across town at a convention center
And why not? Messing around I added some sound effects and a title sequence to my super cardinal animation–don’t blink (wink)! This was created using Flash, and I’m liking the old-school vhs effect (I think I may have been subliminally influenced by this trippy and completely amazing Simpsons tribute I saw a while back–it’s a bit seared into my brain). Happy Monday, and happy almost-Thanksgiving.
This weekend I spent a couple of hours drawing this pen and ink self portrait. I’m considering using it on a redesign of my Green Comma business card. I think I like the idea, but I’m a bit torn. I could use your input! Pros: -There’s a picture of me on the card! People will remember who they got the card from after they get home with a pile of cards. -Shows an actual
As I mentioned in my last post, about a year and a half ago I moved to Pittsburgh from New York City and started a new design business. Since most of my work has come through word of mouth, I knew if Green Comma was to survive it would be important to make local connections. Networking is not something that has ever come easily to me. I would characterize myself as a shy,
A recent meeting with a more experienced, now-retired businesswoman gave me some new perspective and a fresh idea for this blog. Briefly, here’s my story: about a year and a half ago I moved to Pittsburgh from New York City and started my own design and illustration business. Not only did I make the choice to start my own business, but I did it in a new city where I