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  • Portfolio Cover

    I thought I'd do some artwork for the front of my portfolio

    What do you think?
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  • #2
    I like it! Esp. the "do not eat" part. Are those really your eyes?
    While the rest of the species is descended from apes, redheads are descended from cats. --Mark Twain


    • #3
      Yeah, they really are my eyes..... although they aren't that green in real life!


      • #4
        Originally posted by Jay McLaughlin
        Yeah, they really are my eyes..... although they aren't that green in real life!
        Cool! I've got green eyes too and people are always asking "are you're eyes really that color?"

        I like you cover alot....
        While the rest of the species is descended from apes, redheads are descended from cats. --Mark Twain


        • #5
          Looks cool. Good work.

          Here's a little tweak. Line the copy at the botton, with the 'r' in 'portfolio'. If you must.


          • #6
            I like the layout James especially the type treatment (not too sure if you need your name horizontally top left??

            personally though I would let the work inside your portfolio do the talking not the cover.

            That is only my opinion though...
            Only dead fish follow the current...


            • #7
              Oh yeah pay a little more attention to the kerning throughout the word 'portfolio' as stated above.
              Only dead fish follow the current...


              • #8
                Right, I've fixed the text block lining up with the 'r' (I noticed that as soon as I posted it!) I've also adjusted the kerning, and made the cross lines of the t and f line up with the x height on the r.

                My reason for doing a cover page is partly to show off some more artistic work to compliment the corporate work that I've got inside.


                • #9
                  Since I am not in the job market, I don't deal much with the portfolio issue, but I will say I like that. No critique, just a vote.

                  Steve Chittenden

                  Graphic design, web design, professional writing, and marketing.

                  "Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."
                  -- Theodore Roosevelt


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