Author Archives: Suz Richards
I’m running behind a day on posts but not on creating. Here’s a quick doodle I did after a stormy night inside, followed by rain and thunder outside. *sigh*
After extensive research a la Kübler-Ross, I’ve determined that there are 6 stages of middle school math. Witness the process in my house tonight: 1. Denial. “I don’t have any homework.” Variations include “We had a sub today,” “I already … Continue reading
Here is the first sketch in a series of Fortune Smiles: artwork that accompanies actual fortune cookie fortunes. I collect the best ones I find, whether they’re wise, funny, weird or profound. I love fortunes. I’ve had this idea for … Continue reading
I’d love to blame my current problems and frustrations on writer’s block or an MIA muse, but as most creatives will tell you, if you don’t work the muscle it simply atrophies. Staring at my blank canvas or page, waiting … Continue reading
A logo is a crucial tool that should send an immediate message about your identity. It could be an overt signal, perhaps a subconscious nod to your mission, or tweak the curiosity with a wink. Relaying those messages is one … Continue reading
One of my favorite jobs is helping to create a publication from cover to cover. Whether it’s a quarterly dining guide or a magazine for brides-to-be, I can compile words, images and advertising into an attractive, cohesive tool for the … Continue reading
Prodded by the local (self-admitted crazy) pizza maker, I created numerous themed ads for Brick Oven Pizza resulting in a first place award for successful ad campaign. These are a few of my favorites. I may have scored an occasional … Continue reading
… or written. Point made.
I’ve loved creating several directories for area chambers of commerce. They are a visitor’s first impression of the people, businesses and character of that town. It’s a big responsibility, but a creative challenge I’ve met to the satisfaction of the … Continue reading
Some fortune cookie writers just “get” me.