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Crow Class 2016

During the first two weeks of October this year, I made my annual trip to the Crow Timber Frame Barn to study with Nancy Crow.  It feels like I’ve known her for decades, but really the first time I became one of her adoring students was 2013. 303 more words


A Designer’s Guide for Life

As stated in the presentation: Design Principles, Composition and Layout, by David Roll, the Elements of successful layouts are as follows:


While working on my master’s in instructional design, I’ve had to hand draw two assignments. Few things trigger a sense of insecurity in me like having to draw something and share it with people. 430 more words

Week 2: CRAP! Design Principles

You may be wondering what the word ‘CRAP’ has to do with design. Well, it has everything to do with it! This fun abbreviation stands for contrast, repetition, alignment, and proximity. 669 more words

Meet & Greet Invite

  • Create a 5×7 invitation to be sent digitally (via email) to your parents/guardians (plus anyone else you’d like to invite)
  • Set up Illustrator document for web…
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Week 2: CRAP! Design Principles

“C for Contrast…”

Merida’s hair, in all its wildness and fieriness, starkly contrasts the image’s icy backdrop. Her hair is by far the most salient element in the poster.  612 more words