Pencil meets paper

After some years of being a student in San Jose State University and taking classes in hopes of getting into the graphic design program, I had times where I jump right into my Adobe softwares such as:  Illustrator or Photoshop.  It’s crazy how the world of technology can really pull you into thinking that you can do tasks quickly or even multi-task.  Our computers, tablets, smartphones, and more are intelligent devices.  We, as everyday users, obsess over them and they often distract us from taking in real experiences.  With this idea of the digital age being pointed out, it is evident that we rarely revert to traditional systems.  As a designer, I think it is important to go back to pencil and paper when it comes to designing.  As “old-fashioned” as it sounds, pencil and paper is the #1 design tool to help get your ideas across.

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