Reprinted form an artist show booklet
Lynn Amacher, graphic designer/production coordinator at a local daily newspaper and freelancer, is a multi-talented local artist who enjoys capturing nature through photography, as well as creating his own unique, computer generated and enhanced artworks.
He holds degrees from Parkland College in Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing. He is also certified in InDesign and is self-taught Photoshop artist.
His work has been featured in art shows at Anita Purves Nature Center, Urbana (solo show); Parkland art Gallery, Farmer City State Bank, Farmer City Library (solo show), Outreach Ministries and Warner Library in Clinton, in addition to other area shows.
He was the recipient of numerous awards from the Illinois Press Association in Advertising Design and Cartoon categories.
His talents are also evident in his pen and ink drawings, watercolor and acrylic paintings.
He is an avid photographer and enjoys photo restoration, photo colorization and web designing.
As we seen in the above cartoon there can be some confusion over what is ‘the cloud’ and how it works. Such as how Bob, the slightly balding manager in the cartoon, thought the data was up in an actual cloud. I’ve wrote up a basic description of what is ‘the cloud’....
This isn’t a full description of how to create your own graphic like this. This write up came later in the creation process so only a few screen shots and notes were kept. This is more of an overview of how I worked on this project. Like most projects this began with...
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Puddle of Mudd played in Farmer City on June 1, 2019
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Joe Diffie performed at Farmer City Heritage Days in 2017.
Sammy Kershaw performed a free concert at the Farmer City Heritage Days on June 4, 2016, to over 2000 people, see crowd photo in the gallery.
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