Andi Best Freelance Designer
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10 Years Of Freelance

10 Years Of Freelance

31-08-2017

By the time the pursuit of payment went cold it was 2009 and I had taken up camp in a modest little office. Sure, it was triangular shaped and the furniture didn't fit and it had no windows, but it was mine

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The Current State of Office Stock Imagery

The Current State of Office Stock Imagery

30-07-2017

The fun part for me is looking through the soft focuses and desaturated filters of this new crop of Office Stock and finding where the fabricated scenes begin to unravel.

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So You Need an Image for Your Marketing Project?

So You Need an Image for Your Marketing Project?

19-07-2017

So where do marketers, bloggers, et al get images for their projects anyway? There are three perfect options.

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UPDATED - Illustrating for Charity Molly Olly's Wishes

UPDATED - Illustrating for Charity Molly Olly's Wishes

13-03-2017

It's a storage solution first but it's also a dark and foreboding monument to all the creativity pouring from my mind that has nowhere else to go.

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What's With All The Porn?

What's With All The Porn?

21-01-2017

I'm not sure I've ever made such a hasty journey to my office still in my pyjamas.

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The Best of 2016 Creative Roundup

The Best of 2016 Creative Roundup

28-12-2016

Yes I am still wearing my Christmas jumper. Yes that is a paper crown on my head. No I do not want pasta for dinner this evening.

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Creating Disc Space; A Developer's Folly

Creating Disc Space; A Developer's Folly

01-11-2016

600 plastic DVD cases when stacked accordingly creates a pile approximately the same size as an average washing machine. I know this because in the loft of my house right now is such a pile.

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Illustrating for Charity Sue Ryder

Illustrating for Charity Sue Ryder

24-10-2016

Doing my bit for charity alongside Simon Pegg. No fixed brief, no plan of my own, and only a matter of weeks to come up with an original, saleable illustration.

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The Best of 2015 Creative Roundup

The Best of 2015 Creative Roundup

28-12-2015

I trust that, like me, you're suitably full of chocolate selection boxes and sparkling Bucks Fizz, and have rendered yourself beached on your sofa for the foreseeable future.

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How And Why You Should Draw A 3D Dinosaur

How And Why You Should Draw A 3D Dinosaur

01-11-2015

There may come a time in your life when you need to draw a wicked cool dinosaur in three dimensions, but your stupid regular 2D pencils aren't up to the task. This was exactly the problem I faced.

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