Honestly, when you’re looking for a good font to use, most of them cost money. Here are font resources I use to get my fonts for free. Be careful because they have both free and paid options. Also, make sure you read about the licensing agreements. Some fonts are only free for personal use. Read More “Inside look: Font resources -The (mostly) free resources I use for my font needs”
It’s important for anyone who has to manage different clients to have awesome time management skills. While I was a student, when I worked in Accounting, and even now time management is important.
Honestly, this list is almost the same as the one in the To do Lists are My Life blog entry, but it’s still relevant. I will try to skim through it so that it’s not too repetitive. Read More “My Favorite Time Management Tools for productivity”
There are days that I feel like doing a whole lot of nothing
We all have those days when you don’t want to go to work. We are EXTREMELY unmotivated. For the average person, they get in their car and drive to work anyway. But what if you work from home without anyone to watch what you’re doing? How do you stay motivated? Read More “How to Stay Motivated When You are EXTREMELY Unmotivated”
What is Branding?
Usually, when people think of branding, they think about the company’s logo, but branding is not just a logo. Read More “What is Branding: A Tale of Heartbreak and Betrayal”
First time Use
When I first used InDesign, it was very daunting. I hated it because I thought it was a more complicated version of MS Word. Read More “Why I love InDesign”
Why I love to do lists
I am one of those people who cannot function without some type of schedule. If I’m not organized, I will lay around all day marathoning shows, reading mangas, snacking on junk food, or all three. I am only productive when I’m following a list, and I like to list everything. Well, except small things like bathroom breaks. Read More “To do Lists are My Life”
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). Read More “My Favorite tools for Web Design”
What programs do I know?
When I was in the Interactive Media Certificate Program in San Diego, we used mostly Adobe Products: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Premiere Pro (we also used this in the Radio/TV/Film program at University of North Texas), After Effects, Adobe Flash/Animate, and Dreamweaver. Read More “My 5 Favorite Tools for Graphic Design”