What is Elixir?
Elixir is a graphics company located in the Sunshine State. Elixir consists of a staff of, well, just one. Adam Shiver.
I provide stock RapidWeaver themes and stock icons as well as tutorials and more. I also do custom design for both the web, as well as icon and graphical user interfaces. Check out my portfolio of a few selected pieces.
I am a self-taught designer with over 15 years of professional experience. I've worked on everything from web design to icons and illustration. Once upon a time I was also an illustrator and page designer for the sports section of a daily metro newspaper.
My beautiful my wife, Liz, and I live in Florida with our 3 cats and a ferret.
I love coffee and comic books, like any self-respecting geek, and I'm also an Apple fanboy. You can bribe me with Amazing Spider-man comics or some good-old Mountain Dew (especially in glass bottles).
Tools of the trade
On an average day I use a pretty big variety of different tools to get the job done. In addition to good old pencil and paper for sketching out ideas, below are some of the tools I find that I use most: