At the beginning of the year, I was working on project that required me to go between a set of Adobe software’s to complete the project. A large majority of my projects either require Indesign, Illustrator and/or Lightroom. Seldom usage of Photoshop maybe a resize or two here and there. Nothing indepth, nothing pushing my skill level like my university days at SCAD with courses such as digital matte painting.
Ever caught the eye of a sexy individual at one of your favorite after-work-happy-hour-spots? After a couple of glances you realize that you sparked the interest of the person next to them instead. Did I mention that this individual is not sexy but average? Now they’re walking over, with drink in hand, and you’re thinking should I let them down easy or entertain the idea?
It’s hard to avoid the world today especially with all of the controversial things taking place. There’s no question everyone is inundated with talk surrounding the man that became President with his history making upset.
Between November 8th of his stunning win to present day every political analyst, commenter, columnist, psychologist, historian, statistician and seasoned politician tried to a certain extent explain the unexplainable.
During my “illustrious” freelancing career, I’ve been thankful to be able to turn down projects every now and then. Not necessarily because I’m inundated with project offers, the real reason is because not all projects were a good fit. If I accepted, a few may actuality comeback to bite me in the ass. I know this may seem like a contradiction from a previous article when I discussed, one of the common pitfalls of creative freelancers is the notion of following passion instead of following opportunity. I promise you, this is not contradiction, in fact I’m doubling-down on that statement.