The Lenticular Process Using SnapilyPro

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A few months ago we received a letter from one of our (satisfied) SnapilyPro costumers, Heath Freeland. Heath is an animation and VFX teacher who was kind enough to share his insights into the process of creating a lenticular image. This article was originally written for Heath’s students, but he felt it would be helpful …

Miggs Burroughs: Pursuing Lenticular Marketing Campaigns for Good Causes

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This is a guest post from graphic design professional Miggs Burroughs; stay tuned for his follow-up next week. In 1969, when I was 23, I worked on an assembly line at Pepperidge Farms, producing loaf after loaf of freshly baked bread. In 1935, when my father was 23, he drove out west in a Model-A …

Epic Retort: 15 Stupid Things Clients Say to Graphic Designers

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The battle between graphic designers and clients is thornier than you think.  Designers put up with some of the more difficult sorts of clients because they’re not so sure what they want out of their commissioned designers’ work.  But the stupid things clients say have gotten a group of Irish designers to decide they’ve had …

Graphic Artists’ Most Common Mistakes

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We go to the movies to experience excitement through the lens of fantasy.  We want to be brought into the illusion of danger.  Computer-generated imagery has been upgraded since the early days of film, but they still encounter issues.  Achieving realistic imagery is a daunting task and we unfortunately see the failures of some design …

Caricaturas en un Impresionante 3D

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To see this article in English, click here! Soy un ilustrador profesional que ha trabajado en diversos campos y siempre he estado interesado en el 3d y la estereoscopía. Me ha encantado desde pequeño. Siempre me he sentido fascinado por ese increíble efecto visual que nos permite percibir algo que es absolutamente plano, sobre papel, …

3D Caricatures for a Custom Invitation

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Para veer este artículo en español, hace clic aqui! I’m a professional illustrator who’s worked in many fields.  I’ve been always interested in 3D and stereoscopy, since I was a child I have been fascinated by the 3D visual effect. For the past several years, I have been painting realistic caricatures as a freelancer.  I …

An Interview: Lenticular Printing for Sign Language Flash Cards

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How Do You Sign That Word? Andrea: I’m here with Mary Kane, expert and teacher of American Sign Language (ASL) to talk about how she’s putting lenticular technology to task using it to as a tool in the classroom,  She is the founder and owner of Say It in Sign, an ASL-instruction company utilizing 3d …

Standing Out in the Marketing Mix

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The marketing world is getting bigger: more people are entering it. The chances that you’re going to be competing with perhaps dozens of other designers for lucrative positions is high. But as a designer with experience and a portfolio, the best way to move up the ranks (both in substance and in the resume stack) …

Graphic Design and Comic Book Layouts

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The latest big movies aren’t from the typical source. Sure comics have always provided blockbuster entertainment, but never before have the stories they’ve provided reached such levels of depth and scope. The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises have cemented the idea comics can be taken seriously in film, but it’s still an industry fighting …