Gabrielle is a freelance graphic designer, animator, photographer and filmmaker who has taken on various projects including creating logos for clients, animating commercials for film festivals, working as a character and background designer and animating music videos for musicians.

Gabrielle's articles

  1. 18 Handy Graphic Design Apps for Android Owners

    Graphic designers have all types of skills and styles, and where their approaches may differ, so might their equipment. The iPhone isn’t the only smartphone out there with dozens of useful design apps being produced for their platform, the Android platform has plenty of its own. Android owners, whether they have a tablet or phone, don’t want to […]

  2. Design a Product Package Prototype in Photoshop

    Prototyping is essential when it comes to designing. Thanks to programs like Blender, Photoshop, and a host of other software, we can construct highly-detailed, easily-editable design concepts without the costs and commitments involved in building tangible models. Prototyping your package design not only allows you to explore various design possibilities, it also allows you to […]

  3. 22 Creative, Useful iPhone Apps for Graphic Designers

    Whether you’re an up-and-comer or a seasoned vet, graphic design requires a lot of work that can leave you feeling overwhelmed, overworked, or stressed. Truth be told, sitting in front of your computer doesn’t always help you rid yourself of fatigue or “designer’s block.” Luckily, you don’t have to be stuck sitting in one place […]

  4. 10 Video Games With Stunning Stylized Visuals

    Video games have been around for a very long time, and they’ve gone through hundreds iterations and evolutions. I have a fond appreciation for video games; I grew up playing old, 8-bit video games, as did a lot of people. Video games aren’t just meant for entertainment, they’re teaching tools and powerful motivators worthy of […]

  5. 15 Modernized, Responsive WordPress Themes

    New years bring new trends, techniques, and templates to the design community, and WordPress themes are no exception to the rule. If you’re like me, you probably enjoy updating your WordPress themes every now and again to adopt the latest technical standards and design innovations. This year, WordPress themes have taken on responsive designs coupled […]

  6. 15 Creative, Appealing “About Me” Pages

    Just because you are working from behind a screen doesn’t mean you can’t be personable. You may be offering extraordinary service to your customers online, which is admirable, but remember that most people don’t easily give their trust (along with their money) to a complete stranger. Of course, not everyone is going to know who […]

  7. 5 Easy Ways to Keep Design Clients Happy

    Becoming a successful designer involves more than just great design work; you must maintain a great working relationship with each client you meet along the way. In order to make the most out of your time with clients, it is imperative that you understand certain factors that can greatly enhance the client/designer relationship. As they […]

  8. 5 Things Designers Can Learn From Films

    Inspiration comes in many different shapes and sizes, and from this inspiration comes a wide variety of lessons, both simple and complicated. It’s important not only to learn from mistakes and from the design work of others, but also to take cues from inspiration sources that we probably wouldn’t consider if left to our own devices. […]

  9. 25 Wonderful Websites with Blurred Backgrounds

    As designers, we’re frequently asked to focus our designs on specific goals and purposes. But, believe it or not, sometimes losing focus can work just as well to your advantage. One of the latest design trends making the rounds in the web design world is out-of-focus, blurred, or “bokeh” backgrounds. There are many reasons that […]

  10. 20 Inspiring, Unusual Business Card Designs

    With the new year shortly upon us, many like to take the opportunity to declare some new year’s resolutions. Perhaps you’re not a person who worries about new year’s resolutions (I, for one, am not), but it doesn’t mean that you can’t lead yourself into a bit of change. Instead of creating a new year’s […]