When most people think of design, they think art and design are basically the same. While art does have it’s place in design, designers need to worry less about drawing abilities then about sketching to communicate problem-solving solutions.Read More
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Graphic design can cover a LOT of different areas and that’s what I wanted to cover for those…Read More
Usually I will make sure I read the story first and take notes on anything that pops up to me.Read More
I write about a poster I made in 2015 for the Des Moines Metro Opera. I actually like how this turned out although I would fix a couple of things.Read More
For a class project one time, we had to create 3D maps of our school campus. We did research into 3D shapes by first looking at shapes online, then printing out a map of our campus. After that we traced it and built it up using legos. Once we understood the logistics of it, we set out to build our maps in illustrator. We started with flat images and then built it up into 3D shapes based on our lego blocks as a guide.
The goal of the project was not to come out with a finished map, but instead to get an idea of how building 3D shapes in illustrator worked to apply it to future projects.
For a graphic design sprint project, we had to find a paper airplane to create and design instructions for it. On top of that, we had to have a random selection of users to test how easy or hard the directions were to follow. At the end of the week, we made our own paper airplanes and tested them.Read More