posted Aug.29.14 at 12:05 am

Bodie's off to join the Survey Corps!

Recycling is a designer's secret weapon. I worked at this place where we kept a shared library of assets that could be reused for our projects. Anytime an artists created a new icon or illustration, it got added to the library. We all worked in Flash so it made sharing across projects fairly easy. Our library go so large that a coworker and I eventually coded up an interface that would let us all browse the library visually to more easily find things we were looking for.

Of course, there were a few times when I would spend more time searching through the library than creating something myself. But at that point, I was already fed up with the work and ready to quit.

 

↓ Transcript

MOUSE OVER

I want to see and understand the world outside. I don't want to die inside these walls without knowing what's out there!

PANEL 1

Kane holds up his stylus.

KANE

And… we have a poster.

ALLY

If I didn’t see it myself... How did you do it so fast?

PANEL 2

Kane holds up three fingers.

KANE

The three Rs of design. Repeat. Reuse. Recycle.

PANEL 3

Bodie stands up and salutes.

KANE

Used a poster I’m working on for the show. Now all we gotta do is get them printed.

BODIE

This herculean task shall fall to me.

PANEL 4

Bodie hangs his head.

KANE (Off panel)

Are—are you sure?

BODIE

No. But it must be done.

Tagged: kane, bodie, ally

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