Stuck in graphic design hell, how do you get out?

I was in a Wacom interview with Rod Maxwell and Rayce Bird earlier this week. When a question came in from Vince Collier that kind of hit home with me because, I’ve been there myself … In fact, I’ll bet every designer has. I’m currently stuck in Graphic Design Hell and I’m trying to get …


24 hilarious logo fails

Today I thought that something a little more fun might be in order, so I scoured the interwebs for some goodies. These are some of the funniest things that I’ve seen in a while. I’m guessing that this graphic designer didn’t get the gig but, he deserves an a+ for epic troll as he responds …


Isolating photos, the right way

Dallas Price - Isolating photos, the right way. Lion photo from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_five_game

Today I wanted to write about a common topic that many artists, designers and photographers seem to struggle with … Isolating photos. Quite often I see over-feathering, poorly drawn traces from using Photoshop’s lasso tools, jagged edges from the wand tool, and even missing appendages. The process that I use is a careful trace using …


Top five reasons to hire a graphic designer

Advertisement design by Graphic Designer Dallas Price for Ogdens Superstore. Published in The Richfield Reaper 08/27/2014

As small to medium sized businesses struggle in a still down economy, sometimes you have to sacrifice luxuries and try to cut corners. For some it can seem like a cost saving factor to cut even cut employees and have someone else in the office try to do the job but, don’t get rid of …


The day my baby boy turned into an 8 year old little man

ViviCam 3765

Approximately 8 years and 30 something hours ago, I witnessed the birth of what would become my best buddy, teacher, and friend. I told him yesterday morning when he got up that 8 years ago he had come out a little bloody, poopy blob. Luckily, having experienced the whole process before. I only cried about …


Free vector arrows

Free vector arrows

Today I thought we’d do another freebie. I was going to do another free brush but, I couldn’t think of anything really. Thought maybe another scatter brush of birds? Free vector arrows popped up in my search as something that doesn’t have a ton of download links. So, I whipped up some arrows real quick. …


I might be a bored graphic designer

Advertisement design by Graphic Designer Dallas Price for High Country Auto. Published in The Richfield Reaper 08/17/2014.

For you guys that follow my blog quite a bit, it probably feels like I’ve forgotten you for a few weeks and focused on other things … Truth is, after posting these all year I’ve become a bit bored … with graphic design … not overall but, I mean like … I just explore ideas …


Adobe Illustrator – Free vector leaves brush

Fall leaves brush AI

So, I was going to save this one for a few weeks but, the only other thing I had to share was a flower brush … Apparently spring is over. 🙁 Anyhow, what I have for you is a vector scatter brush of fall leaves. Be sure to play with the size and colors accordingly …