CV tips from Becky Chilcott

CV tips from Becky Chilcott No typos. Say where you saw the advert. Say how you can meet the requirements with examples. Research is key. 70% is how well you fit into the job. Get business cards to match with your CV. Make your covering letter and the CV the same style.

Cover designs for M. R. James’ ghost stories

For our Digital Publishing module, we’re creating an ebook for M. R. James’ ghost stories, which are out of copyright. I designed two covers, playing around with the Blending Options, colors and textures in Photoshop to make them look different. I went with 2400 x 1600 px for the cover size, which Melody Simmons recommends as the…

Marketing design

Marketing design: look at everything, not just books.  Can be creative and use all sorts of materials. branding guidelines It’s important to respect branding guidelines when it comes to designing marketing materials. Companies might have certain fonts, color palettes and logos rules they want you to use that you need to carefully follow. Color palettes…

Thinking of color

Tip of the day: with images from different sources, give them the same color filter to make them look like part of a set. And on that note, to easily do that with Adobe: change your image’s colour mode to Grayscale in Photoshop place the image in Indesign click on the Direct Selection Tool select…