about me

the life of a freelance designer

Hi, my name is Patrick. I am a freelance designer, among many other things. I have been in the industry since 2003, after completing my studies at Victoria University.Although I did not study web design, I have taught myself some of the basic techniques and applied them into creating my hand-drawn website.I have worked in a range of different positions, from covering a range of tasks including packaging, CD/ DVD manufacturing, photographical touch-ups, business card design, proof reading and corporate design work including annual reports and internal documents for a range of National and International clients.Apart from design, I am also a licensed security guard, crowd controller and bartender, and I enjoy creating things, either artistically through drawings, paintings or digitally, or using wood as a medium and creating guitars, furniture or anything else I can think of.I also like to record music, and although mostly covers of other songs, I enjoy the challenge of recording everything myself, including guitars, bass, percussion, keyboard and vocals. You can hear a sample of my recordings from the main page. about me

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    • well, I have had family living there over the many years, and also have many friends up that way… was actually just there on Thursday night for dinner at Capones… gotta love the Chilli Chicken Pizza!! 😀

  1. Hi Patrick, Thank you for following my photography blog. I hope you are inspired. Interesting bio and I am looking forward to taking a look at your work– your flickr set right here is terrific.

  2. Valeriu Cantaragiu says:

    Could you please tell what is the wood you used for the body ? Maybe you said it somewhere but I didn’t catch it …. Tks a lot for your help !

    • sorry for the delay!
      I have used American Maple for these which is rather heavy, but has amazing sustain. Usually companies like Fender use timbers like Ash or Alder for their grain and weight.
      I hope this helps you!

    • Sorry to disappoint, but I do not make these professionally. These are simply the plans to help others build their own. Feel free to give it a go!
      90% of the fun is in the build…

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