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Graphic Designer with an Applied Degree from Medicine Hat College, Visual Communications Program.

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The High Cost of Low Prices

Who hasn’t wondered why things appear to be so much cheaper online compared with the Mom and Pop stores downtown? I am going to bet a lot of folks have called retailers wanting to know if they price match. And in a lot of cases they simply can’t. What’s up with that? They ...

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How its made – weeding decals

How are decals made? Depending on what kind of decal it is, there is a few different processes. The older “traditional” method, is a die cut decal. Decals are cut on a machine, then “weeded” out by hand, masked, and separated. In this video I show the ...

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Rush Job!

I got an email from a company in Ontario looking to have their product installed at a couple local businesses. How awesome and exciting is that?! Only hitch, it was a rush job, but the graphics were already printed, shipped and waiting on location. With the weather going as ...

Creepy Tip #8 – Full bleed or no bleed, what is a bleed?

In this day and age, programs to create your own artwork for your printed products are plentiful. Almost everyone has access to them, and many times even on a website where you design and order your own product. When I get a phone call to print such things, I often get a ver ...

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Creepy Tip #7 – For the DIY’er

One of the most common things I see as a Graphic Designer, who also happens to run a print and sign shop, is people wanting to do their own designs, and cut costs. We all want to cut costs, and while I consider myself to be the queen of frugality, there is always a point whe ...

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Creepy Tip #6: The Water Line

When boating season arrives. With that comes the questions of decals for boats. Yes, you can put decals on boats. Though decals will only be warrantied if they are above the waterline on the boat. Decals below the waterline can be done, though dependant on how often they are ...

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Creepy Tip #5: Your greatest billboard

If you own a vehicle, you already have the best billboard available. Tap into that advertising potential by applying eye catching decals. It creates awareness, and adds credibility to your business. Take the amount of what you would spend on those decals, and divide it by ho ...