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Steven Oerding

Steven has over 30 years of graphic design, illustration printing and computer based experience across a broad range of mediums including television, digital media, publishing, marketing, and education. Stevens passion for his work is evident in his ability to blend usability with refined artistic sensibilities, merging the analytical and visual mediums together to strengthen and clarify the message. He strongly agrees with Stephen Lehmkuhle chancellor, University of Minnesota, Rochester and psychologist, who said: there was a time when "being educated" meant mastering a certain amount of material, and that's not the case anymore "You really have to teach them to learn how to learn," he says. His work has received numerous awards and mentions over the years, including an Emmy Award representing UC Davis for his animation work on The Center for the Arts commercial in 2000 with producer/director Robert Knop, now known as the Mondavi Center. You can get additional information about my professional career by going to this link:

Li’l Abner’s Al Capp: A Monstrous Creature, a Masterful Cartoonist. No doubt about it: Al Capp engaged in depraved behavior.

Li’l Abner’s Al Capp: A Monstrous Creature, a Masterful Cartoonist

The Ultimate Beer Infographic Just Got Even More Ultimate. What happens when you’re a Brooklyn-based illustration studio that releases an absurdly, ridiculously, profusely detailed chart of beer?

The Ultimate Beer Infographic Just Got Even More Ultimate

Unable to top this perfect intersection of high-minded design and sudsy, sudsy illustration, do you just pop a cold one and close up shop? Or do you put a fresh coat of wax on that handlebar mustache, grab another cronut, and get back to work? Pop Chart Lab did the latter, doubling down on their design that’s been in the works since 2010 to create this 60-by-40-inch malty monstrosity called The Magnificent Multitude of Beer.

That’s 5 feet wide. In fact, once the crew added in a whole new level of beer subgenres--like West Coast IPA and vegetable beer--the print ended up so large that Pop Chart Lab had to find a new printing crew capable of handling the job. Digital Printing Companies. Design Custom T-Shirts Online, Custom Printed Apparel. True To Its Roots: Why Kickstarter Won't Sell. Bing bing bing.

True To Its Roots: Why Kickstarter Won't Sell

"Attention! Excuse me! Attention! " Ranger Ralph Graphic Novel by Steven Oerding. If this donation amount fits your budget, we will feature your head (from a provided photo) in the Ranger Ralph graphic novel, either in a picture frame somewhere in the color comic portion, or as a driver in the panel featuring a freeway scene.

Ranger Ralph Graphic Novel by Steven Oerding

There you will stay for all of eternity. Receive 6 copies the Ranger Ralph graphic novel hand signed by the artist to share with your friends, the Elda Lady- 5" x 7" collector card, a Ranger Ralph T-shirt, a set of Ranger Ralph playing cards that appear in the comic. An 11" x 17" custom drawn sketch of your favorite character signed by the artist, a set of the original 3 black and white comics from printing #1, and also be listed in the book as a Kickstarter Ranger Ralph top supporter. You also are entitled to a limited edition full size color 17" x 22" print of an artist selected comic page from the new full color comic book, complete with certificate of authenticity as well, and our sincere thanks for your extra large support.

A Fanzine Editor’s 60-Year Love Affair with 1950s Comics. There’s this comic-book story about space aliens who try to save our planet from self-annihilation.

A Fanzine Editor’s 60-Year Love Affair with 1950s Comics

But they arrive too late: We’d already destroyed ourselves in an atomic war. They land their rocket ship on a chunk of a devastated earth and discover a science-fiction comic book amid the rubble. It contains a story about aliens who look exactly like them, who try to save the earth but arrive too late, and who discover a comic book. And on the last page they see a picture of themselves looking at a picture of themselves, looking, etc., ad infinitum. Science_magazine. Is Dr. Bronner's All-Natural Soap A $50 Million Company Or An Activist Platform? Yes. Quimps, Plewds, And Grawlixes: The Secret Language Of Comic Strips.

When you think about it, the real world doesn’t have much to do with your favorite newspaper’s comic section.

Quimps, Plewds, And Grawlixes: The Secret Language Of Comic Strips

If you were a cartoon character, canaries would erupt from your cracked skull and fly around in circles every time you hit your head. When you swore, your curse words would censor themselves as a long, seemingly random series of nonverbal iconography. If you didn’t bathe, visible smell waves would waft off of you. And every time you said anything, it would result in words actually burbling up to hang in a cloud above you. 5 Rules For Crowdfunding Success From The Queen Of Multitasking Underwear (You Read That Right)

Technology probably isn't the first thing most people think of when they think of underwear.

5 Rules For Crowdfunding Success From The Queen Of Multitasking Underwear (You Read That Right)

Joanna Griffiths is not most people. While studying at INSEAD, one of the world's largest graduate business schools, Griffiths saw an opportunity to create a product that did more than the existing options on the market. "Thanks to technology, almost everything has evolved, everything but our underwear," she says. "We created a product truly designed with women's needs in mind: underwear that looks great, fits great, and has technology built in to eradicate odor and wick away and absorb moisture. " Griffiths needed a way to fund her new venture, Knix Wear. May 20, 1990: Advice on Life from Calvin and Hobbes Creator Bill Watterson. By Maria Popova.

May 20, 1990: Advice on Life from Calvin and Hobbes Creator Bill Watterson

Welcome to Forbes. For a Glimpse Of The Future, Try Reading A 3.5-Inch Floppy Disk. NYPL Labs : Stereogranimator.

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Digital comics info. Patft » Page 1 of 1. Education. Broadcast Yourself. Master Class: "Weird Al" Yankovic On How To Make A Great Parody. Here’s something kind of funny: Over the course of his long and varied career, "Weird Al" Yankovic has been written off by some as a joke.

Master Class: "Weird Al" Yankovic On How To Make A Great Parody

Hard to believe that the guy who makes silly songs arguably better than anyone else in the world would have trouble being taken seriously. Whatever criticism he may have endured in the past, however, nobody could reasonably dismiss Yankovic’s musical or comedic prowess at this point. Over 30 years into a steadily fruitful career, the accordion-loving artist saw his 2012 album, Alpocalyspse, land in the Billboard top 10, his highest position on the charts yet. The only thing funny about this success now is that it would still surprise people anymore. The premiere pop culture parodist got his start in the late-1970's by sending homemade tapes of his music to popular offbeat DJ, Dr.

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The Unsung Art Of Patent Drawings

Patent and Trademark Office, at 176 years old, has granted patents to some of the most important inventions in American history. Airline Timetable Images - Airline baggage labels - Airline luggage labels - Airline baggage tags - Airline stickers - Index. Below is a list of airlines with images of airline baggage labels on this website. The airlines are grouped by continent: AfricaAsiaAustralia and the Pacific AreaEuropeNorth AmericaSouth America Please note that the years given with the labels are often estimated ("circa" or "?

" have been omitted), though based on educated guesses. These pages also include the occasional baggage tag and ink blotter. 11 Of The Most Influential Infographics Of The 19th-Century. We live in a world steeped in graphic information. From Google Maps and GIS to the proliferation of infographics and animated maps, visual data surrounds us. While we may think of infographics as a relatively recent development to make sense of the immense amount of data available on the Web, they actually are rooted in the 19th century--a fact that I write about in my most recent book. Creator of "world's smallest book" raising funds for a large print edition. The Advertising Artwork of Dr. Seuss. Before Theodor Seuss Geisel found fame as a children's book author, the primary outlet for his creative efforts was magazines.

His first steady job after he left Oxford was as a cartoonist for Judge, a New York City publication. In 1927 one of these cartoons opened the way to a more profitable career, as well as greater public exposure, as an advertising illustrator. This fortuitous cartoon depicts a medieval knight in his bed, facing a dragon who had invaded his room, and lamenting, "Darn it all, another dragon.

And just after I'd sprayed the whole castle with Flit" (a well-known brand of bug spray). According to an anecdote in Judith and Neil Morgan's book Dr. 10 Illustrations From The Dawn Of Graphic Design. Ambassadors of Goodwill: Vintage Matchbook Advertising and Design. Cartoons on matchbooks. Sign Painters. 50 Alternate American Flags, Each A Secret Infographic. Winsor McCay’s Anti-Prohibition Illustrations. While strolling through a used-books store in Los Angeles over 20 years ago, I spied the dust-jacketed binding of a book with a familiar illustration style.

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How Patagonia Makes More Money By Trying To Make Less. It’s holiday season and retailers are gearing up with every technique possible to maximize revenue for the next few weeks. Some retailers will earn more during the holiday shopping season than in the previous months combined, and already this year’s Black Friday online sales set a record by topping $1 billion for the first time, according to comScore. Sales for Cyber Monday were expected to exceed $1.5 billion, another record. The Compendious Coffee Chart. Old Tom Foolery — Typestache Poster, FG-1. Eclectic Pedicab Rides. Ranger Ralph Main Page. Inspirtion. The Most Egregiously Bad Product Placement You'll Ever See. As viewers DVR through commercials, put themselves on "do not call" lists, and set their browsers to limit tracking, product placement (placing a product into a TV series or movie) has become an increasingly popular way for brands to increase awareness, preference, and loyalty.

How popular? American Idol alone had 577 placements in 39 episodes in 2011. Product placement also links the brand to the image of the show and is able to be illustrate the product being used in "real-world" situations by celebrities. Lastly, with multi-screen viewing and social media use increasing, product placement has the opportunity to further amplify the brand's message. Generally a brand has to pay a pretty penny to get on popular shows and in movies.

How Elf On The Shelf Went From Family Tradition To The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Innovators often have those “blue sky” moments, times where they close their eyes and conjure ideas on the grand scale. Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York. Win the Business with this Elevator Pitch - Steve W. Martin. By Steve W. Martin | 7:00 AM August 22, 2012.

Mayor to Londoners: Don’t Jump. Wrap magazine. Ian James Cox - Freelance Digital Designer Manchester. Your Future Robotic Hand Will Be Able To Detect Everything From Abnormal Breast Lumps To Enlarged Lymph Nodes. How Tony Hsieh Pivoted Zappos Into A $1.2 Billion Amazon Acquisition. Quotes on Design. Do Like Steve Jobs Did: Don't Follow Your Passion. What To Tell the Kids About Guns. When Illustrators Wanted to be Bob Peak. The Histories Of 11 Super Famous Logos, From Apple To Levi's. Creative & Marketing Salary Information – The Creative Group. The Perfect Job Interview in 8 Simple Steps.