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Logan Rogers is a commercial illustrator who creates expressive narratives that bring intrigue to the viewer. His illustrations showcase a sense of depth, rich color palettes, strong plays on light and dark and dramatic scale. Logan’s work is geared toward children's books, magazines and advertising.

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January 15, 2016

 

 

For the past year, I've been doing a lot of painting.  

 

I've done a handful of of paintings over the last couple of years, mostly of local landmarks in my home town of Tipp City, Ohio. A year ago I was asked to do some paintings that would be featured in the Annual R...

August 5, 2015

 With Fear the Walking Dead premiering this month, everyone has to be wondering what new plot twists we’re going to see. Same Zombie Apocalypse, but a new story  in a new setting. How will people with different resources adapt?

  

This is a list of things that...

June 4, 2015



I guess this falls under the heading of "more things you should never say to a graphic designer," but there's a very popular website for designers called clientsfromhell.net. I hardly ever meet a client from hell, luckily, but luckily I'm experienced enough to run wh...

May 7, 2015

 

The rise of stock photography has diminished the use of illustration in modern times, in publishing and especially in advertising. At the same time, changes in the way goods are distributed have turned some old-fashioned types of packaging into valuable antiques. 

 

Thi...

May 6, 2015

 

Yet another list of things you shouldn't say to a graphic designer? This seems to be everyone's favorite way to shed some light on the the ways in which clients misunderstand what we do. Although the format is a little trite, lists like these are good for a lot of lau...

April 2, 2015

My post about logo design generated a lot of responses. It seems to be a topic that interests a lot of people. In order to put together a graphic, I did a cursory Google Image Search for "bad logo design" and came up with some good examples representing the most common...

March 17, 2015

I don't know if all 10 terms are really vital, but this article  by Rebecca Swift at istockphoto.com is a great place to start. Knowing what "resolution" means is an absolute must, "serif" is helpful, and the rare soul who doesn't know what a "proof" or mockup is can b...

March 3, 2015

 

My good friend and colleague Dave Jacobsen recently posted a great article on LinkedIn about logo design.  It's something that most designers have to do fairly often, usually for a client who's never had it done before. The first step is almost always to educate th...

February 25, 2015

 

Einstein famously said “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?” 

 

Do creative people tend to have messier work environments?  This article, passed on from my good friend Pete Tompkins and others suggest that the failu...

February 10, 2015

Just in time for  Valentine's Day, here are 50 reasons not to date a graphic designer. Like anyone needed more. A lot of these relfect a broad stereotype, but some of them certainly hit a nerve with me. I think Number 17,  "They ask your opinion about everything but  t...

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