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I have extensive experience manipulating photos of any kind. I can remove unwanted elements, combine photos, fix troublesome clothing, remove skin blemishes, color correct, rebuild physical damage or combine multiple photos to make the perfect image!
WEB DESIGN & HOSTING
No matter what your graphic design or desktop publishing needs are, I can help! I do all kinds of print material such as logos, business cards, vehicle graphics, clothing graphics, flyers, letter heads, and software elements such as icons, and GUIs.
Want to be inserted into a movie still with your favorite characters? Or perhaps have your child look like they are flying through the air like a super hero? Need some portrait art for your upcoming table top gaming session? Or want a custom poster or wallpaper of your favorite video game designed just for you? I do all forms of commissioned art and can create the perfect customized piece for you!
I design, host and maintain websites for small business, artists, video game groups, local organizations and more. If your looking for a personalized, one on one experience from start to finish let me help you launch your website. From hosting, design, SEO optimization, and deployment I make the entire experience hassle free.
Just can't get that computer working? Got a virus? Need to upgrade a hard drive, ram or video card? Want to learn new software? I have over 18 years in the IT field and 15 years of teaching experience to offer in home, one on one trouble shooting and lessons for a vast variety of operating systems and applications, or pickup/drop off repair services.
Draft & Discussion
Welcome to Pushing Pixels! I'm a freelance designer, professional teacher and IT Administrator who offers creative design services and tech support. I have been working with clients since 1994 across many mediums and strive to make the experience as easy and rewarding as possible. I have a hands on approach with a personalized back and forth to make sure your 100% satisfied. Please see what I offer bellow, and don't hesitate to reach out and contact me with any questions you may have. I look forward to working with you soon!
Here you can see some examples of my work with a short description of the project.
For this photo I removed several unwanted elements, removed scratches, color corrected, brightened, and cropped, resized and added a nice blue sky to fill in the empty space before printing a physical copy.
I designed the lettering and stern graphic for this Iron Maiden themed Lobster boat from Vinalhaven, ME. I am currently working on the follow up for the owners new boat, which will launch this spring.
This Mass Effect Trilogy poster was featured by the developers, Bioware, as well as numerous video game publications. It has been downloaded over 100,000 times and is even being counterfeited by several Chinese poster companies on eBay.
This model asked to have the wrinkles in her bathing suit removed and touch up some skin blemishes on her thigh, lastly I raised her top.
For this senior photo I did some color correcting, removed skin blemishes, reduced wrinkles and eye bags, brightened teeth and pumped up the colors a bit to make the final version “pop" and not feel washed out. The goal is to keep it natural looking and not be over worked and fake.
Goats in the Garden Soaps came to me unsatisfied with the work another designer had done for them. I took this example pictured above and produced a product they were thrilled with. Note: The white area is left blank for the printers to add additional text.
These are 2 examples of business cards I have done. Simple or complex, both can be designed effectively. Some contact info has been blurred on purpose.
Questions, Quote, Contract & Deposit
My hourly rate is $75 and I round to the nearest quarter hour. I may also require a deposit based on the project. Please let me know what you need done and I can quickly get you a quote for your project!
CONTACT PUSHING PIXELS
I am happy to answer any questions you have or provide you with a project quote. Just contact me with a brief description of your needs in the following form and I will get right back to you. You may also contact me through any of the services listed to the right if that's easier for you.
PHONE / TEXT
ON THE WEB
Have a project you would like me to take on? Start by filling out the contact form below. Please give me some basic information about the project and I will get back to you with some follow up questions about your project and then be able to provide you with a cost estimation.
I first produce a very rough draft or mockup of your design for you to look over and offer me initial feed back on. I then go back and make the requested changes and will return with another more refined draft. I can produce several revisions if needed to make sure you get a final design that you're truly happy with.
Once the design is approved by you, I will complete any cleanup and have your final product ready for you to receive asap!
Payment of your balance is due before digital goods are delivered, physical items can be paid for at the time of delivery.
I accept all major credit cards, checks, PayPal, ApplePay and cash.
If you have any additional questions, please contact me.
After finishing college, where I majored in 3D animation, I returned to Maine and have spent the last 15 years developing and teaching a Digital Media program at a private school in Raymond, ME. While teaching I have continued to work with clients in my free time as I enjoy designing so much. I strive to give clients memorable, high quality designs that communicate their business ideas or embody their personal passions no matter what medium. Now, how can I help you today?
This is a printed invite I made for a family reunion. Since my first one in 2013, they have had me create every years flyer since.
This was a commissioned piece I did for a video game group. It combined some licensed game art with my own painting, photo manipulation and 3D text design.
A site redesign, as well as hosting, for a makeup artist serving Maine, New Hampshire, and Boston.
I designed the new badge/logo for a Maine Animal Control office.
I designed the logo and icon used for the Radium Block Chain and Cryptocurrency.
This website I created for the world renowned artist Gene Bahr. He wanted a site that reflected the feeling and emotion of visiting his gallery. Along with the site, I setup up hosting, email and maintain/update the site for him.
Created this website for Downeast Packaging. It was a lot of fun making a beautiful site for something as simple as packaging materials.
Woods Construction work hoodies design that I did, they look awesome on the job site!
Have old VHS tapes that you want to preserve? I can digitize and transfer the footage to a DVD, website or flash media for endless viewing. Want to have the picture cleaned up and enhanced? Or edited into something entirely new? I can help with that as well!
I created 2 variations of this logo for Kokopelli Lion Apparel, an all gold lion and this rasta styled one.
I designed a 2nd Iron Maiden themed stern graphic for a lobsterman from Vinalhaven. I'm awaiting a photo of it on the boat befor I share the design at full size, I should have it soon.
This is an example of a work flow for a client (click to zoom)
SeaSalt Lobster's restaurant asked me to rebuild their website site with a modern yet friendly feel and really show off their amazing food.
SeaSalt liked their new restaurant site so much they asked me to do their wholesale site as well.
Mayer Builders had me redesign their site and create some matching businesscards for them as well.