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by cwatkinson
September 10th, 2018, 1:33 pm
Forum: materials and processes
Topic: Marker Paper?
Replies: 7
Views: 15502

Re: Marker Paper?

I love my copic marker paper! at the last SQ1 sketch conf. i was at there was a company that was selling (premium price) sketch books. but the nice thing was you could use both sides as there was no bleed through.
by cwatkinson
September 10th, 2018, 1:28 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: email formalities
Replies: 4
Views: 12894

email formalities

Okay, im all for being laid back when you have a good relationship and emailing back and fourth. But seriously below is the email i just got, requesting to talk to me about their companies capabilities. - the person refereed to me as "C" unless i am so old that i don't understand what the means........
by cwatkinson
August 28th, 2018, 7:34 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Generic Job Postings
Replies: 8
Views: 18453

Generic Job Postings

So, I have begun the process to outline a job opening. The first thing i like to do is to look and see what others are posting and the skills to hire are, knowing that the role i am looking for may not be the same. But my questions is, do the rest of you find that most of the postings are really gen...
by cwatkinson
August 22nd, 2018, 3:27 pm
Forum: core77 site feedback
Topic: New Core Discussion Boards Look
Replies: 7
Views: 11729

Re: New Core Discussion Boards Look

So it doesn't appear that it shows # of replies anymore - but simply just says "replies" - is that intentional?
by cwatkinson
August 22nd, 2018, 3:23 pm
Forum: sketching
Topic: sketching for non-designers
Replies: 1
Views: 8554

sketching for non-designers

So, late last years i did a sketching class internally for some of our chemists (thank you core members for suggestions and thoughts on the class) this has been a great success for that group - (see below) - I have now been asked to do a similar series of instructional classes for our Engineering gr...
by cwatkinson
July 24th, 2018, 10:53 am
Forum: furniture
Topic: Weekend find
Replies: 5
Views: 15043

Re: Weekend find

Im stopping buy tonight to see if it is still there. never actually looked at the price on the white one........ or even the material (i try to avoid my impulse buys ;) they add up sometimes.....
by cwatkinson
July 24th, 2018, 10:23 am
Forum: furniture
Topic: Weekend find
Replies: 5
Views: 15043

Weekend find

Found these while exploring over the weekend. Haven't decided if i am going to buy either, but the white one fits perfectly with the redesign of the bedroom that has dark wood, with a few pure white accents points.
by cwatkinson
July 23rd, 2018, 3:03 pm
Forum: software and technology
Topic: CAD Render-Rama
Replies: 49
Views: 45937

Re: CAD Render-Rama

Im - old so i feel like i need to justify the "date" the rendering was done as software was a little more "manual" 20years ago.... Gonna start with my housewares work and then . This was done early 2000/2001 The unit in the case is the prototype and the one with the shoes is one of the renderings - ...
by cwatkinson
July 18th, 2018, 8:39 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Defending your design opinions
Replies: 11
Views: 16916

Re: Defending your design opinions

Great comments here. The hard thing is to translate your intuition into the tangibles. Oftentimes your brain takes shortcuts and you may be right and know you're right but you need to convince people with tangible references. As mentioned above, refer to the brief. The target user and their values....
by cwatkinson
July 18th, 2018, 7:19 am
Forum: core77 site feedback
Topic: New tabs
Replies: 7
Views: 12287

Re: New tabs

2nd vote for switching back.
by cwatkinson
July 16th, 2018, 1:13 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Defending your design opinions
Replies: 11
Views: 16916

Re: Defending your design opinions

Within our company philosopy we have what is known as the Challenge Process Definition and goal We define the challenge process as using the best available knowledge to continually question and brainstorm to find a better way. When applied well, the challenge process will lead to more effective outc...
by cwatkinson
July 11th, 2018, 1:48 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: SQ1 CON Chicago this weekend
Replies: 6
Views: 11103

Re: SQ1 CON Chicago this weekend

IDiot wrote:I'll be there, looking forward to it.
Sad you can't make it this year Michael!
Look for me and lets meet.
by cwatkinson
July 10th, 2018, 11:51 am
Forum: sketching
Topic: Demo - no-brush sketch / rendering (Photoshop)
Replies: 4
Views: 14166

Re: Demo - no-brush sketch / rendering (Photoshop)

no images are coming through for me.
by cwatkinson
July 9th, 2018, 9:56 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: SQ1 CON Chicago this weekend
Replies: 6
Views: 11103

SQ1 CON Chicago this weekend

Anyone on here attending the upcoming sketch conference in Chicago this weekend.

Would love to connect during or after.

Chevis
by cwatkinson
June 12th, 2018, 12:23 pm
Forum: design employment
Topic: When can I expect to start making decent money?
Replies: 21
Views: 9982

Re: When can I expect to start making decent money?

Define "serious" money in relationship to cost of living.........