[#Design] Free Lynda.com Course – Art and Illustration Careers: First Steps

It’s time for another great free video from Lynda.com! Actually, this time it’s a whole free course: Kirstin Ellison’s Art and Illustration Careers: First Steps. That’s right, the whole course is free for everyone. Below are four videos from the first chapter. Here’s the official course description: If you’ve spent hours filling notebooks with sketches, and find joy in the creation of beautiful images, then you’ve probably wondered if you could turn your passion for art into a full-time job. In this course, learn the skills and tools you’ll need to pursue a career in art and illustration, and the jobs that you can get with them. Kristin Ellison?the content manager of art and illustration at LinkedIn Learning?kicks off the course by walking through the core elements of the creative process: drawing, composition, and color. Next, she highlights the specific skills and software you’ll need to successfully launch a career in 2D illustration, 3D illustration, and fine art. To wrap up, Kristin covers the business of art and illustration, sharing how to promote, present, and get paid for your work. Throughout the course, Kristin mentions additional courses you can reference to get an in-depth look at specific tools and skills. Topics […]
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[Design] Free Lynda.com Video: Developing Visual Campaigns

It’stime for another great free video from Lynda.com! This time it’s from Amy Balliet’s course on Developing Visual Campaigns.

[#Design] Historical Seattle on a Typographic Pub Crawl

When I found out that the annual North American typography conference, TypeCon, was going to be in my hometown of Seattle, I decided to create a conference…

[Marketing] Inclusive Brand Packaging – Autistic Art

In a unique and aesthetically compelling collaboration, Autistic Art is showcasing the works of talented autistic artists on limited edition products…

[#ALA] User Research When You Can’t Talk to Your Users

It&#39s not breaking news to say that the core of UX, in a vacuum, is talking to your users to gather insights and then applying that information…

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