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While in Kauai, I got a chance to dapple with my watercoloring.  The numerous chickens on that island provided ample subject matter.

#watercolor-painting   #kauai   #rooster   #chickens   #drawing   #vacation   #watercolor  
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Hilarious and on the money.
As you probably know, LinkedIn is the dreariest, most humorless repository of business commentary mankind has ever produced. It is a venue for people without the slightest talent for business writing to shoot their mouths off...
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Interesting little study about a commercial's energy and viewer response.
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This perfectly illustrates the need for great creative strategy and properly worded concepts. Do it wrong, you waste time, money and risk the ruination of a brand.
As Mark Twain said, "The difference between the almost right word & the right word is really a large matter--it's the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning."
Too bad so little thought is put into writing campaigns these days.

#airbnb   #adfail   #shootfirstThinkLater  
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A fun dog pic from the Swan Island Dahlias Fest. Gopro4 Camera.

#swanislanddahlias   #dogphotos  
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Stormy Oregon Coast pictures from a stay near Neskawin, OR

#oregoncoast   #oregonphotography   #naturephotography   #scenic   #coastline  
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Been working on a dog book project. Here's one of the pieces: Otis. he has a fear of wood floors and refuses to walk on them.

#watercolorpainting   #dogpainting   #dogs  
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Lovely piece. Congrats!
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Made a fun little holiday greeting animation for a client. Initially it was going to be just an animated gif in an email, but then we thought, "Hey why not show these drawing properly and make a video!" I love having clients who force me to step up my game. (and also give me assignments which use my illustration/video talents.)

Check it out:
https://randpc.com/randyholiday2015

#holidaygreeting #holidayanimation #RAND #illustration #newyorkcity
Randy the Snowman once again wishes you and your family a wonderful warm, safe, and dry Holiday.
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At first it was just going to be an Instagram video, then we evolved it.
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Back when I was in college a few centuries ago, our illustration professor introduced us to Anita Kunz. To this day her work still inspires me. Here's and article to inspire you.

#anitakunz   #illustrator   #editorialIllustration  
Anita Kunz has been working as an editorial illustrator for more years than many of our younger Profiles readers have been alive (she got an early start!). But her work remains as energetic and forward-looking as ever—if not more so—as she continues to expand and develop both her art and her ...
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Obviously by now you've all read about Panasonic's screwup with the hack to enable Vlog on firmware 2.3. 

I took a shot at installing 2.3 and then the hack to open Vlog. Is it worth a $100 firmware upgrade? Not really, especially when you consider that Panasonic just admitted that firmware 2.3 has other problems besides limiting the zebra patterns and highlights.

Oh boy.
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Opposites attract. Dogs from the Swan Island Dahlias Fest. GoPro4 Camera

#swanislanddahlias   #dogphotos  
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The Dahlias at Swan Island in Canby, OR.

Soft velvet fireworks.
Bursting with pollen and bees.
Orgasmic for eyes.
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Brand Imagery Specialist, Graphic Designer, Web designer, Videographer, Video Marketer
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Video Production, Digtal Imaging, Graphic/Web Design and development, Video Marketing.
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  • Better Wear A Hat Creative Services
    Brand Imagery Specialist, Graphic Designer, Web designer, Video Marketer, present
  • FCB, BBDO, ER Flynn Productions
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Creative Services That Enhance Communications
Introduction
Digital Artist, Graphic Designer, Videographer

I create imagery, design and web experiences that enhance the communication efforts of ad agencies and small to mid-size businesses.
 Specializing in Marketing, Advertising, Image Retouching for Print and Web, Graphic Design, Webmastering, and Video Production. Clients: BBDO (GE, Gillette, FedEx,Bank ofr America, Armstrong), Oxford Commnications, Lifesize Entertainment, Uniworld, RandDPC, J.A. Hand Construction
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Recently helped a client acquire 200K in new business.
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Portland, OR
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Buffalo, NYC-New Jersey
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Dave helped me sell my family home in BIg Flats while I was living here in Oregon. The man is exemplary and very trust worthy. This sale posed some tricky problems, but Dave's knowledge about the matter resolved them smoothly and with a minimum of cost. Definitely one of the best lawyers to in the area. You'd be wise to use his services.
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Been taking my car here since moving to Portland and they do excellent work at a reasonable price.
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