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COM 210 Reflection

A vector drawing done in Assembly for iPhone showing a natural scene with a tent at the end of a dirt trail, near some trees with a sunny day in view of a mountain
Done in Assembly for iPhone. Click to open the full-screen image in a new tab.

Question & Answer

Which project was your favorite?
The final draft of my logo design for this website, consisting of a blue shield, a simplified shirt pocket, a pocket protector, with a piece of bacon, mini ruler, fountain pen, and paint brush inside. The p for prodigimedia is on the front flap
From a previous project. Click to open the image in a new tab.

My favorite project for COM 210 was definitely the logo project (Graphic Design Project), in which we had to learn from some blog posts (vectors, gestahlt, and logos) and videos (logos, contest), come up with an idea, do some research, sketch our ideas, then start to work in Adobe Illustrator. Continue reading COM 210 Reflection

Video Project: Final Draft

Contents

 

Idea and Inspiration

DECLARATIVE NARRATIVE

For this project, I felt it would be helpful to produce a video case study of one of my past projects that could show how all the elements of a website design fell into place because I was focused on properly balancing my interests with those of my client. It was about the narrative website I designed in DTC 355 (multimedia authoring) in the CMDC program here at WSUV for my most recent employer, A to Z Blinds, where I worked for about three years prior to returning to school to try and finish my degree. Continue reading Video Project: Final Draft

Video Project: Rough Draft

Idea and Inspiration

For this project, I felt it would be helpful to produce a video case study of one of my past projects that could show how all the elements of a website design fell into place because I was focused on properly balancing my interests with those of my client. It was about the narrative website I designed in DTC 355 (multimedia authoring) in the CMDC program here at WSUV for my most recent employer, A to Z Blinds, where I worked for about three years prior to returning to school to try and finish my degree. Continue reading Video Project: Rough Draft

Three Free Graphic Design Tools for Better Content Creation

 

a collage of screenshots of three free content creation tools

Free Tools that Help You Create More Quickly and Easily

If you really want to get the most out of each project you do, it would behoove you to have an idea of some of the best, free tools that designers and content creators can use to get the best work done in no time. Continue reading Three Free Graphic Design Tools for Better Content Creation

Welcome to My New Blog!

color reversed map of the united states

Why in the World. . . ?

Because when I was battling through my junior year at WSU Vancouver in the Creative Media and Digital Culture program, I would’ve loved a little heads up about what would help make the experience an excellent one. Because so many students I’ve met here seem to go through this program without a really solid plan about what they want to do or how to go about acquiring excellent project experience from every assignment. If you want to maximize the value you and your instructors, bosses, or clients get out of every project you do, you are in the right place!  Continue reading Welcome to My New Blog!