graphic design

Poster Design

14 principles employed by designers in the creation of successful posters: focus the eye overwhelm the eye use text as image overlap cut and paste assault the surface simplify tell a story amplify double the meaning manipulate scale activate the diagonal make eye contact make a system from It’s been quite awhile since I had …

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I entered a contest!

I don’t usually do contests, but this one seemed pretty easy. A beaded jewelry website needed two images, which are sometimes called “Call to Action Buttons.” Their site has a lavender color scheme. I provided the following. Finger’s crossed!

Constant Contact Email Marketing

This is a screenshot of the monthly e-blast I created to match the WordPress site I designed and maintain for Office Angels.

LinkedIn Testimonial

“Michelle has been a great resource to our company. She is responsive, creative, and her work is professional and first class.” Thank you, Craig White!

Flyers for Real Estate Company

Series of flyers for Toppers Real Estate in Independence, MO. I created the design, as well as gathered the text from their website which required quite a bit of editing and organizing. The photos were cropped and enhanced. Client said “You have done a great job on these!!  Very professional and gives us a color palate …

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Magazine Ad

2015 ad design for Shooter’s Point. Client said “I like it VERY much!  Nice job.”

Another Font Post

In general, fonts for print and fonts online are two different species, but there are some fonts that translate well to both print and screen. These are a safe bet: Century Gothic Verdana Helvetica