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Thanks for stopping by my personal blog. This is a collection of my stories, adventures and wicked instagram shots.

This blog will include:

  • Scouting
  • Travel
  • Food
  • The Good Times
  • and more Scouting

The purpose is to mainly keep a record for myself of my Scouting adventures, to save for the future…like a digital scrapbook.

Note: The opinions of the author (me) is my personal opinion and does not officially represent the views of my organisations.


Poster Design for Black Knight’s Christmas Party

One thing I love doing is Poster Design. The creativity required gets my juices flowing and the design happens rather quickly. So when the opportunity to design a poster for promotion of my Rover Crew’s¬†Annual Christmas Party, I jumped right on board.

Within 24 hours, the design was plotted and brought to life in Adobe Illustrator, my favorite vector graphics software. The benefit of using vector graphics is the flexibility of the objects, allowing high resolution editing (unlike bitmap images), easy resizing and the range of vector graphics available.

The design of this poster is targeted to event-specific information, such as the Kris Kringle and Dress Up Competition, as our intended market (South Australian Rover Section) already know who we are, and already expect the event, being an annual event.

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A benefit of vector graphics is the ability to reformat the design for other sizes, especially for websites and social media. The next image suits for the Facebook event’s cover image, and as a full-screen image on our website.

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It maintains the theming, but with minimal information as its intended location is attached to the event information digitally.

 

Christmas posters are fun, but I wish it was 2017 already!


Got some goodies from the Scout Outdoor Centre! #friends4life #gear4life #soc #scouts

Got some goodies from the Scout Outdoor Centre! #friends4life #gear4life #soc #scouts Posted from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2gU8A4d November 30, 2016 at 04:43PM

Thanks Chiefy! #NOC

Thanks Chiefy! #NOC Posted from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2fmWFvm November 27, 2016 at 04:59PM

Courtside at the Titanium Arena, 36ers vs Brisbane Bullets

Courtside at the Titanium Arena, 36ers vs Brisbane Bullets Posted from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2g5oEiX November 19, 2016 at 05:17PM

Lovely National Dinner last night. feat Chiefy Bates!

Lovely National Dinner last night. feat Chiefy Bates! Posted from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2g5vftw November 19, 2016 at 04:43PM

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