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Soap Box Project

Soap Box Project

I've always found students enjoy producing something tangible for design projects. In this project, the students will make a soapbox using two-color artwork in Adobe Illustrator. In the information below, I provide the creative direction and specifications to the students. Along with the instructional videos, the students should produce a viable product by the end...
Photoshop Editing Challenge

Photoshop Editing Challenge

This year I noticed one of my students watching a video by Benny Productions, where he was in an edit race with another designer. So, we set off to try and build a class challenge based on this concept. Background While I'd love to take credit for the idea, some of my students tried to...
Finding Image Resources

Finding Image Resources

The following is a list of links I’ve collected over the years for students to gain access to good, high-quality imagery.  It’s important for you to take ownership in the protection of copyright materials.  All of these resources provide materials through different licenses.  As a designer, you need to read and comply with the licenses….

How to find Audio Resources

How to find Audio Resources

Finding audio for your project can be challenging.  Below is a list of different resources that will help you find the right audio to use for your project.  Be aware, that many of these websites have license requirements that you must abide by to ensure you are generating a good product.  Adobe Audition Content Before…