View Full Version : Suggestions on graphic artist?
03-27-2013, 06:42 PM
I'm looking to have a logo and t shirt designed. I don't have a huge budget so I was wondering if anybody could suggest someone that does good work for a reasonable price?
Front Yard Fright
03-27-2013, 08:37 PM
Brainstorm Studios, Chad Savage/Sinister Visions, and Rogues Hollow are probably the most known/used but there are plenty of smaller companies around that do decent work for decent prices.
03-27-2013, 08:38 PM
This guy- http://atomicdeadguy.com/
03-27-2013, 08:45 PM
I love Chad Savage - SinisterVisions.com
He is affordable and efficient, very creative, and his work (IMHO) is top notch.
Another person I really like is Doug from Brainstorm Design Group. He does great work as well, but a bit on the pricey side....
Before Larry and others chime in about your website is the golden ticket and to spend the money on it (which, while he is right, not everyone has that large of a budget) So keep in mind that when they speak they speak from money. So it's a different perspective than those just starting out who can't AFFORD 7-10k on a website/logo/print design company.
I'd give Chad a ring. Going rate in the industry is 450-750 for base logo work... 750-2000 for higher end work. Granted, you get what you pay for, but if you're just starting out, go with what your gut says. I'd browse each artist's portfolio, and if you find yourself saying "I love that" more times on one guys site than the other, then go with the "I love that" guy.
A few others whom I have had no interaction with so can say nothing good or bad about them:
Chris from RoguesHollow
Good luck! PM me with any other questions.
03-27-2013, 08:53 PM
I'm currently working with Matthew Freyer Productions, great guy if your on a budget!
Thorn Web Designs
Jimmy does all that stuff. PM me if you're interested, I can shoot you over some of the work he has done for us.
03-28-2013, 05:16 AM
Sean who did you opening video? I like it.
Howie Slobber Erlich
03-28-2013, 09:26 AM
I would suggest contacting Slasher Dave at www.Horrorshriek.com. He has been around and involved with haunting almost his whole life. He can do any type of custom graphics you need. He is just getting his company up and running but I will attest that he does great work. And because he is kinda new to the scene, he probably could quote you agood price. Give him a chance and I think you'll love his stuff! His Email is: firstname.lastname@example.org
03-28-2013, 08:11 PM
This guy is awesome, Kris created the new Flatline Radio logo and is responsible for several Flatline Art pieces and nearly all of the art from Arx Mortis Haunted Attraction. He's amazing, go check him out, he draws it all by hand! https://www.facebook.com/KrisHolcombeKreations
03-28-2013, 09:04 PM
Whoever you end up choosing be sure their work is a reflection of your haunt. A website is the first thing people see and associate with your haunt. If the website looks crappy they'll automatically think the haunt is such too. So splurging on website graphics can make you more profit as more people may come. If no one comes it doesn't matter what props and effects you have as no one will see them.
Sean who did you opening video? I like it.
It was a collaboration. Hightower Entertainment and TWD put it together. There is a longer version due out sometime hopefully in the near future. I got your PM and I'll call ya today
https://www.facebook.com/PappyWTHH?fref=ts (shameless plug ;) )
03-29-2013, 04:51 AM
Thanks Sean just like the stop action of the video.
03-29-2013, 05:52 PM
Sean I just got off the phone with David with High Tower Entertainment and you were right, I really like his attitude and am excited to work with these guys. Thanks for the hookup and if you ever need anything I owe you one now.
03-30-2013, 07:03 AM
Need a great graphic designer,
Valley of Screams -Tyler is the fastest and the best!
And a great price!
You can't go wrong with him!
04-01-2013, 11:00 AM
Rick Whitlow is also pretty good, and good prices.
The other industry name people are great too. Just depends on what you are looking for and what you want to spend.
04-06-2013, 06:31 PM
ThanKs for all the advice and suggestions everyone!
We have decided to go with The Atomic dead guy. Can't wait to have our haunts first shirt design!!!
04-06-2013, 07:08 PM
I know you said you've chosen...I just wanted to chime in and give another shout out to Rick Whitlow...he's been doing our stuff for 4 years now and is top notch, fast, very fair priced, and makes sure you get exactly what you want!
You (or anyone else reading this interested in web design) can even see my first haunt "Creepyville" and current one "Dark Domain" on his site! :)
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