Based in Lawrence, Kansas, Synthetic Visions is a one-man operation dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of graphic design services to individual and commercial clients. Owner/operator Kenneth Crawford brings a wealth of personal and professional experience to the task of digital content creation, be it for print, the web, or multimedia.  

"Although my formal training is in creative writing (University of Washington, 1996 Clarion West Writers Workshop), I've spent the last decade working on an ambitious 'multimedia novel' which has required me to become proficient in a number of graphic design programs. As my design skills have grown, I've branched out into doing freelance design work, and now have customers ranging from a Seattle import firm to a Midwestern health food manufacturer.

"While my strength is digital image manipulation, the requirements of my novel have pushed me into the area of 3D design and animation, with the result that I have a rapidly growing set of skills in this area as well. More and more of the best design you see these days utilizes 3D elements, since 3D enables the artist to fine-tuning lighting and composition far more easily that one can using only a traditional paint program like Photoshop.

"Also, as a published poet and 1997 Pushcart Prize nominee, I'm certainly up to the task should the requirements of your project extend to ad copy or composing the text of a brochure.

"Whether it's vector graphics or photographic retouching, putting together a company web site or adding 3D elements to a corporate presentation, I stand ready to put my skills to use on your behalf. I believe that once you see what I can do, you'll realize that Synthetic Visions provides a cost-effective alternative to hiring a larger graphic design firm -- something which is prohibitively expensive for many individuals or small businesses. Personal attention, creative flair, a dedication to doing the best job possible, and an eye firmly on your bottom line are all part of what makes Synthetic Visions an excellent choice when seeking a solution for your design needs.

"Check out the online portfolio for a sample of what I can do for you; if you like what you see, feel free to contact me about the specific requirements of your project. Hourly rates are listed by category; for larger jobs, I'm also available on a 'per project' basis. If you need an estimate, just let me know. I look forward to working with you."

-- Kenneth Crawford, Synthetic Visions

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