Design Critique: Barton Web Designs

A couple of weeks ago I talked about the value in critiquing the work of others in order to learn about and improve your own work. As part of that post I offered to critique a few designs following an exercise I learned a few years ago through a writing class. Ideally these critiques will provide an example for how the exercise works.
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Design Critique: Nox Requiem

Last week I talked about giving feedback to others and how critiquing someone else’s website could improve your design skills. At the end of that post I made an offer to critique your site and a few of you took me up on that offer. Here’s the first of my promised critiques. I’ll get to more in the coming weeks.
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How Critiquing Others Can Help Improve Your Designs

Last week Paul Burton shared some thoughts on A List Apart about Artistic Distance and how creatives need to be able to step back from their work in order to see it better. We can get too close, too emotionally attached to our own work masking the ability to see it for what it is.
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Blog Critique: Jack Robinson’s Blog On College Cram

Awhile back I mentioned a critiquing exercise I found very helpful in improving my own writing. I also offered to critique a post for anyone interested. Two people have taken me up on the offer and today I present my second blog critique, this time for Jack Robinson who posts at College Cram.
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Blog Critique: Rudy’s Blog On College Cram

About a month ago I mentioned how one way to improve your writing is to critique someone else’s writing. I described an exercise for critiquing that I’d learned in a creative writing course a number of years ago and offered to critique a post for anyone interested. Rudy Lopes agreed to be the subject for the experiment, the result of which follows.
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