How I got started in Graphic Design and Web Design

How I got Started in Graphic Design and Web Design

Early dreams and goals

Going into graphic design wasn’t my dream. When I was in high school, I took Theater Arts. I did this because public speaking was one of my biggest weaknesses. I’m the type of person that likes challenges. If I know I have a weakness, I want to know if it’s possible to improve it. While I was in Theater, my script was chosen as a group project and I became the Director of my team. That’s when I knew I wanted to become a Director. Continue reading “How I got started in Graphic Design and Web Design”

My Favorite tools for Web Design

Blog title-My Favorite Tools for Web Design

When I design websites, I always like to keep a consistent flow. I follow the same process and use the same tools consistently for web design. Here are my favorite web design tools.

Paper and pencil

As I stated in my previous blog, My 5 Favorite Tools for Graphic Design, I always start by sketching with paper and pencil. A lot of web designers start wireframing websites like this. It gives you an idea of what you want your website to look like especially if you are designing a responsive design. I start with mobile devices and expand to bigger devices (i.e. tablets, laptops, desktops). Continue reading “My Favorite tools for Web Design”

My Step by Step Process for Creating a Logo

Blog title- My Step by Step Process to Creating a Logo

Step 1: Know the company and target audience

The first step of my design process is to send out a client questionnaire. Before creating anything, designers have to know who and what they are creating for. Some companies are structured and strict, while others are more liberal and fluid. Also, when it comes to the target audience, different genders and age groups have different styles and tastes which lead to the next step. Continue reading “My Step by Step Process for Creating a Logo”