Lamar Graphic Design Blog

Lamar University's Graphic Design Department Blog

Recent Graduate Spotlight: Elizabeth Quebedeaux

Recent Lamar Graphic Design Alum, Elizabeth Quebedeaux Discusses Her Experiences in Graphic Design. Hi, all! I’m Elizabeth Quebedeaux and I graduated from Lamar University in August 2013 with a Bachelor … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Environmental Graphic Design – An Interview with Designer, Renée Malloy

At Lamar University, the art department is running a special topics course in environmental graphic design. The focus of the course is to create environmental graphics for a new building … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Xuan Alyfe by Tomara Reneé Anderson

Ape On The Moon posted by Phillip Dennis Illustrated by Xuan Alyfe It is a visual representation, an art form that expresses artist ideas, feelings, and imaginations typically using spray … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Addicted to Typography…and Jessica Hische by Nicole Elizabeth Quebedeaux

I have a borderline obsession with a designer (and her technique) that I’ve recently discovered: Jessica Hische. My name is Nicole Elizabeth Quebedeaux, and I am addicted to typography. And … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Because Anybody Can Design by Diana Chavez

In this piece, author, Diana Chavez, explores the negative effects of the easy accessibility of graphic design software. Chavez challenges readers to think, just because everyone can design, should they? … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Illustrator of the Day: Skottie Young by Catonious Yarbrough

Hello, Everyone! Today I am going to highlight the illustrator and cartoonist, Skottie Young. Young has worked with companies such as Marvel, Warner, and Mattel.  I find his style rather … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Inspiration for Illustrators: Tim Burton by Ashley Schurtz

On August 25, 1958 in Burbank, California, a worldly known artist was born. Influenced by classic horror movies and Dr. Seuss, he started drawing characters of things that go bump … Continue reading

May 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

You Get Out, What You Put In by Michael Boudreaux

I remember blindly jumping into Lamar University as a business major after the summer following my high school graduation in 2002. Nearly ten years and two changes of major later, … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Design Trends Tutorial: Banners! by Haley Musgrove

Hello Lamar graphic design blog readers, I am Haley Folk, a fellow reader and graphic design student at Lamar University! I got lucky enough to take over the blog today … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Designing Within Constraints (Part 2) by Jordan Gonzales

In my previous post, I covered quickly why designing using constrains, as a guide is important, and how it can help designers challenge themselves and grow to create stronger work. … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · Leave a comment