Archive for November, 2009

Blue Beanie Day 2009

me and my blue beanieI wouldn’t be where I am today without the Blue Beanie. Hats off to the man and book behind the ideas that helped me grow into the designer I am today.

Embrace Web Standards, my friends!


Every night at the dinner table we all take turns saying what we are thankful for that day. Our hope is that it instills a thankful heart in our kids. Because like Madame Blueberry says, “A Thankful Heart is a Happy Heart!”

In our family, we’re thankful every day all year round. But when Thanksgiving comes along, it does allow for a bit of extra thankfulness, no? Without further ado, the following are things I’m particularly thankful for this year: Read the rest of this entry →

The Best Free Icon Sets of 2009

I especially like the hand cursor icon set. Nice collection.

See Me Speak @ DFWAUG

DFWAUG LogoAt this month’s DFW Adobe Users Group meeting, I’ll be presenting Designing With Fireworks. Slides? Yes, a few. Exciting live demonstration? Absolutely!

Are you interested in learning more about Fireworks? Maybe you’re a seasoned Fireworks designer looking for some new tips and tricks. You could be a Photoshop lifer and have been wondering what all the fuss is about Fireworks. Or perhaps you’re just starting out in the design world and want to learn more about this popular design tool.

Regardless of your background, experience, or design tool preference, chances are you’ll learn something new. Read the rest of this entry →