Confessions of a Newspaper Graphic Designer

Will Leffert Tutorials & Industry

The world of graphic design in the newspaper industry is much like the idea of surgery in the movie (and subsequent television series) M.A.S.H.; your job is to get it done quickly and effectively. Finesse and perfection is a luxury that typically can’t be afforded. I’ve been working in the newspaper industry for 2 years (update: I no longer work …

I love web design.

Will Leffert Web & The Internet

I’m taking a break from working on my new portfolio design right now to update my blog, because honestly, I love writing. Not as much as I love web design, though.  A week ago I was laid off from my job (don’t worry; I’ll be fine – I’ve got some good support behind me, money in the bank, and job …

My new project.

Will Leffert Personal

I announced that I had an idea Friday on Facebook.  That I would work on said idea this weekend.  Here’s what I’ve got thus far. For those of you who don’t know, I want to start something that will bring music to the forefront in Hannibal, Missouri.  The goal started as something that would help promote music going on in …

Getting Started with Dishonored

Will Leffert Personal

Dishonored is the latest, greatest new IP to come out since the days of System Shock, Thief, Deus Ex, and even the Elder Scrolls series. For those of you who are reading this and haven’t played (or even heard of) Dishonored, here’s the idea: You’re an assassin with (eventually – you just start with one) a variety of supernatural skills …

Getting motivated to record.

Will Leffert Personal

So, I have these great moments where I sit down and just play my new tunes.  It comes out so well..  But, the last time I sat down to record, with the same feeling, nothing came into place.  I kept having to deal with the technical crap that ends up killing it. These moments in the evening, when I’m at …

First Post! Err, on “The Secret World”

Will Leffert Personal

For those of you who play TSW, you might notice some minor humor in the title. Yes, geek memes are rife throughout the game.. but that’s not really the point of this post. The Secret World is one of the few MMOs as of late that has been able to capture me.  The reason I’m making this post, however, is …