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Not in a Flash but somewhat less time than anticipated.

Screen-shot_CallToArms_video

So this is the product of me trying to reacquaint myself with Flash and DreamWeaver while getting introduced to Adobe Media Encoder.
Surprisingly, it was a blast!

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I wouldn’t work for you if…

In case you missed them, here is my most recent series of self-promo emails.
And now I wait patiently for the work to start pouring in.

WouldntWorkForYou

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This idea bites.

IPEX-Electrical-Systems_Ad

Trade Ad targeting electrical contractors to communicate USP of the product
>> built-in teeth.

Responsibilities: Creative and art direction, copy,
image compositing & retouching.

Label Me. I welcome it.

It’s human nature to assign ‘labels’ to everyone we meet; he/she is ‘funny’ or ‘not-so-funny’, ‘young’ or ‘old’, ‘tall’ or ‘short’ etc.
In fact, I think we’re all likely hard-wired to do so; a possible throw back to our primal survival instincts. (Hungry bear = ‘bad’.)

But a lot of us like to believe that we do no such thing; that we always keep an open mind. After all, such behaviour is border-line discrimination isn’t it?

Well here are a few labels I’ve created for myself and I will go out on a limb here to say that you could easily apply one of them to me.


And now that you’ve assigned a label to me, why not take it a step further and send me a project you have that fits that label. And don’t worry, I won’t take offense; even if batteries are required!

Add Some Muscle

Is your brain a muscle? Technically, no.

The human brain is the center of the human nervous system. Enclosed in the cranium, it has the same general structure as the brains of other mammals, but is over three times as large as the brain of a typical mammal with an equivalent body size. Most of the expansion comes from the cerebral cortex, a convoluted layer of neural tissue that covers the surface of the forebrain. Especially expanded are the frontal lobes, which are associated with executive functions such as self-control, planning, reasoning, and abstract thought. The portion of the brain devoted to vision is also greatly enlarged in human beings.
Brain evolution, from the earliest shrewlike mammals through primates to hominids, is marked by a steady increase in encephalization, or the ratio of brain to body size. The human brain has been estimated to contain 50–100 billion (1011) neurons, of which about 10 billion (1010) are cortical pyramidal cells. These cells pass signals to each other via as many as 1000 trillion (1015, 1 quadrillion) synaptic connections.[1]

However, it’s so overwhelmingly impressive and powerful,
I say it totally is muscle. Of the best kind.

However, recent research has shown that the modern human brain has actually been shrinking over the last 28,000 years.[1]

New year, new budgets – your creative department could probably use a little more ‘muscle’.  And my brain happens to be available at the moment.

1.Wikipedia