Wearing Spandex Does Not Make You A Super Hero

I came across some graphic design humor that I got a good laugh at, since so much of it’s true.

“Doctors, astronauts, and plumbers need training to do their jobs, but anyone with a computer is a graphic designer.”

This one rings the most true for me. Everyone has individual taste of any object they see. a hundred people can come up with a hundred different opinions on a single object. This is called an aesthetic consideration with tastes leaning to what they think is good, beautiful and interesting. This is of course relative and subjective. However, just because you have the free photo-manipulation program that came with that 3-in-1 printer you got last summer does not mean you know what you’re doing. Bevel, emboss, and DROP SHADOWS do not make it art!

“If you ask for more copy it will be sent as a .jpg. If you ask for images they will send powerpoint presentations.”

I got this e-mail today. Notice how the title of the message is “promo”, but the attachment is only a powerpoint. Ayep, thanks for that.

Out of frustration I made this: