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OC’s Guide to Visual Elements, Part 1: Line

OC’s Guide to Visual Elements, Part 1: Line

The line is the first visual element of our 8 part series. It is the foundation of all drawing and is extraordinarily versatile.
January 17, 2017
OC’s Guide to Visual Elements: A Series

OC’s Guide to Visual Elements: A Series

Did you know that there are 8 visual elements of design? Each of the visual elements may be used on their own to stress a specific character of design.
January 3, 2017
Vehicle Wrap Best Practices

Vehicle Wrap Best Practices

Once a vinyl wrap is printed and applied to your vehicle, there can’t be any second guessing – at least none that won’t cost your business a great deal...
December 5, 2016
Creating Skip-Resistant Video Ads

Creating Skip-Resistant Video Ads

The need to capture a viewer’s attention within the first few seconds of a video is becoming ever more critical. After that short length of time...
November 23, 2016
Getting the Most out of Your Footage

Getting the Most out of Your Footage

We've learned that pre-production is everything, and if planned ahead of time, repurposing footage can go a long way. Done right, one session of...
October 20, 2016
Videos Do Drive Fundraising

Videos Do Drive Fundraising

When it comes to fundraising, videos have a significant impact. We're not about to throw around statistics and create anxiety, so we've provided...
September 16, 2016
Top 5 Types of Nonprofit Videos

Top 5 Types of Nonprofit Videos

Nonprofits have unique needs. So, we’ve created five categories of nonprofit videos to help other organizations discover exactly what they’re looking for.
April 18, 2016
High Hopes for 2016: OC is Staying on Top

High Hopes for 2016: OC is Staying on Top

There’s plenty of great news to share with our beloved clients and community members about OC Creative and our future plans, but before we start...
March 3, 2016
OC is Proud to be “Made in DeKalb”

OC is Proud to be “Made in DeKalb”

Little did Brian Oster know that less than five years after joining a restructured OC Imageworks (now OC Creative), he would purchase the creative agency..
January 21, 2016
Color Palettes in Interior Design

Color Palettes in Interior Design

Over the past few years, we’ve had the pleasure of designing client office and retail spaces. Check out our tips for color pallettes in interior design!
January 4, 2016
Elements of a Composition – Lines Part 2

Elements of a Composition – Lines Part 2

The lines are perfectly even and perfectly straight. This could have been hand-drawn by a person, but the personality behind the drawing is not the point.
December 10, 2015
Elements of a Composition – Lines Part 1

Elements of a Composition – Lines Part 1

I’ll tell you a secret. There isn’t anything magical about designers or artists. Yes, some work more intuitively than others, but the basis of great design
December 3, 2015
Making the Most Out of the Ordinary

Making the Most Out of the Ordinary

One of the challenges of being a photographer is giving an ordinary subject a twist. There is a craft behind turning a familiar focus into a frame that...
September 4, 2015
Stock Photography Sites for Corporate Use

Stock Photography Sites for Corporate Use

Over the years we have incorporated stock photography from sites such as iStockPhoto.com. iStock is the original resource for crowd-sourced, royalty-free...
July 27, 2015
Images for Vehicle Wrap Designs: Size Requirements

Images for Vehicle Wrap Designs: Size Requirements

“I have a few questions dealing with images for a 101” x 96” section of a truck wrap. We have an image that is 7”x12” @ 300 dots per inch (dpi)..."
July 6, 2015