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Sunday, 26 January 2014

How to type on an arc and flip text in Illustrator

Yet another issue I had to look up twice. Recently I have been making posters in Illustrator which require text on an arc. This is very simple to do once you know how. 

Sunday, 19 January 2014

How to crop artwork when exporting from Illustrator

Here's something else that was driving me nuts in work! A few days ago I was attempting to export my Illustrator file from Illustrator to a JPEG. However, when exported; the JPEG would include objects outside of the artboard, resulting in monstrosities like this below.

Thursday, 9 January 2014

Melanie Simpson wins Graduate of the Year 2013

I, Melanie Simpson became Senior College Dun Laoghaire's Graduate Diploma in Creative Multimedia's Graduate of the Year 2013 on the 29th of November 2013. I was awarded in University College Dublin's O'Reilly Hall at my graduation ceremony. 

Every month the Library publishes a Staff Social Bulletin. I wrote a small article about my award which featured in the December edition. This piece follows below.