Creating a blog post in WordPress
Blogging · Web

Creating a blog post in WordPress

The first thing to know about getting started with WordPress is creating a blog post. Blogging is the first thing that comes to mind when people think of WordPress. Even if you’re not a blogger it’s a good feature to know for the future, especially if you’re selling products or services. Not only that, but creating a blog post in WordPress is easy. Read More “Creating a blog post in WordPress”

Inside look at my Brand x Web Design Process
Branding · Design Process · Graphic Design · Productivity · Web

Inside look at my Brand x Web Design Process

Below is an inside look at my brand x web design process. This is an update to my previous blog post on my design process. In this article, I will outline my step by step design process. This doesn’t include my client process, but in the future, I will post a separate post on my client process. Read More “Inside look at my Brand x Web Design Process”

Upload Your Site Using Dreamweaver:  Simple Step by Step Instructions to Upload Your Website
Graphic Design · Web

Upload Your Site Using Dreamweaver: Simple Step by Step Instructions to Upload Your Website

When I first uploaded my website to my host, it was hard. I didn’t know what FTP was or how to use my host. I use Arvixe (affiliate link).

In fact, I used to HATE my host. I only chose them because they were cheap and my sister referred me. I hated Arvixe because it was hard to navigate, especially for a beginner like me and they didn’t answer my questions quickly enough. Read More “Upload Your Site Using Dreamweaver: Simple Step by Step Instructions to Upload Your Website”

How to choose fonts for your brand: A not so complicated way to think about type
Branding · Graphic Design · Web

How to choose fonts for your brand: A not so complicated way to think about type

When I first started off with graphic design, typography was my biggest weakness. I didn’t know how to choose fonts. I made the whole idea very complicated. My teacher even said that I thought about it too much. When I knew what he meant, I felt really dumb.

I’m not going to say typography is easy, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. Here is the not so complicated way to think about type. Read More “How to choose fonts for your brand: A not so complicated way to think about type”

Learn Basic HTML
Web

Learn Basic HTML

What does HTML stand for?

HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language. It was created by Tim Berners-Lee in 1989, but I’m not going to go into too much historical detail because I know what it’s like to listen to the teacher go through each fact and then forget about it if it’s not on the quiz. Read More “Learn Basic HTML”

How I got started in Graphic Design and Web Design
Graphic Design · Web

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. Read More “How I got started in Graphic Design and Web Design”