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Originally posted by malice4you@Feb 6 2004, 01:17 AM
Work (as if anyone cares)

Graphic Artist, Network Admin, and part owner at the family business
Computer Hardware Analyst at http://accelenation.com
I also teach people on their computer...so I can be called a teacher if ya want...

-Dave
what kind of graphic stuff do you do? and is it freelance or do you do it for a company?

i'm looking to start something up for some extra $$ and need some freelance pointers, if ya got any.
 

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I do graphic page layout mostly for the family business although I have screwed around a little as a freelance. I especially do page layout of print brochures, which has come in handy for expanding an 8 1/2 page document into 10 pages for a friend. (There's only so much a person can write on some subjects...)

I use Adobe Pagemaker 7 currently, I started out on 6.5 and moved to 6.5 plus. I also had some (very basic) training in high school on pagemaker. If you don't have any experience with it, a couple of hours of classes might help you out a lot, as well as a beginner's book. the BEST training I have gotten though is always trial and error. I sometimes just make up some stupid flyer just to try out something new.

It helps, but isn't required, if you can do at least basic graphic editing in some sort of professional-level program such as Adobe Photoshop, Corel Photopaint, or maybe Paint Shop Pro. I personally use Corel's product...I'm more familiar with it and it's easier to use - in my opinion. Each program has it's strong points....so you'll have to experiment.

If you want to be serious about it, a copy of the full legal version of Pagemaker is $600-700. A class will probably be at least $100 for anything decent. Also, if you're going to send documents to a real print shop, ask them what color model they would like used. Typically it will be either CMYK or RGB. CMYK (32bit or 48 bit) should be used for high quality prints from a print shop. (Printers print using 4 colors, cyan, magenta, yellow, and black.) If the document will be printed out of a generic inkjet and copied (or out of a laser), RGB 24-bit color should be fine. RGB = Red Green Blue, which is what a computer monitor's output is (look at a TV with a magnifying glass)

There are other programs for page layout as well as for graphics editing, but Adobe has much of the market... damned expensive stuff too...

Hope that's helpful lol...if not PM me :)
-Dave
 

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I currently use Quark and Photoshop, and have the newest professional versions waiting for me at home (I've got to upgrade my compy to XP before installing them). I've used pagemaker in classes, as well as the new Indesign, but am not really a fan of either. Plus I've found that Quark is what th professionals use. I have to also learn Illustrator, but yea... have to make room to install first.
I'm either all self taught or I took a class for my major to learn the basics and expanded my knowledge on my own. :D
I've done a ton of work already, and a couple things have already been used by the companies/organizations I've done them for. I'd just like to start making some money off of what I can do. My dad is going to pay me for some B2B lit for him, as well as a logo redesign (which he doesn't know about yet), business cards, letterhead and more... and I'm getting paid for doing my boyfriend's website, but I'm really strapped for cash, so yea...
Anyway I gotta run... gotta take my car in to get fixed :D
Later
Rachel
 

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HI
Im the transportation coordinator for seneca niagara casino and a part time half assed student on like a 7 year plan

and a girl :unsure:
 

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Originally posted by seldomseen@Jan 20 2004, 08:19 AM
How's the pay at Target these days?

(a.) Minimun Wage, (b.) Better than Nothing, (c.) Good, or (d.) Great
Mix between B and C; I make just under $10 an hour thanks to my recent promotion and five years worth of raises. Which is pretty damn good for retail, but it's still not enough to support myself. And I probably wouldn't get 40 hours a week even if my school schedule supported it (right now I'm doing close to 30 hours with alternate weekends off, plus three classes).
 

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