Category Archives: Graphic Design

Portfolio Class Registration

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Class Registration has begun for the Digital Portfolio class.  Classes begin on April 10.  Seize this rare opportunity to create your own website using WordPress.com and Adobe Muse so that you will be able to easily land the career of your dreams!  Click here to sign up now!

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Font Licensing Issues for Logos Demystified

This is a very helpful article to clear up questions about copyright when it comes to using a typeface for a logo.

https://blog.crowdspring.com/2011/03/font-law-licensing/

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Adobe Capture

There is this great app that allows you to go out into the world and get inspired by life.  Take a picture and map out a color scheme.

Click here to check it out and download the app

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Sign Up for Adobe Illustrator CC

Learn all the latest Graphic Design skills and techniques. Classes start this Monday, January 30th! It’s not too late to sign up! It’s just $40 for 9 weeks of classes, and there is always plenty of free parking.

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Sign Up for Media Design Classes

To register for classes now click on the following links:

Digital Portfolio

Adobe After Effects 

Adobe Illustrator

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Now Accepting New Students!
No Previous Experience Necessary.
For more information, please visit the ABC Adult School website at:

http://www.abcadultschool.edu/

For walk-in registration go to:

CTEC Office in Room G4
12254 Cuesta Drive
Cerritos, CA 90703

 

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A Designer’s Guide to Pricing

A student asked a great question.  How should she price her flyer for a client:

I referred her to this very interesting blog:

https://gomedia.com/zine/insights/graphic-design/a-designers-guide-to-pricing/

 

Also, I am still accepting new students in my Adobe Illustrator Class.  Sign up now.  We are still in the first week.  I can catch you up easily:

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Bring a Friend Week at ABC Adult School

How to Get Two Weeks of Free Classes

Visit our Graphic Design and Digital Animation Classes

Okay so here’s the deal: This week is Bring a Friend Week for my students in my classes. I am teaching a Graphic Design class using Adobe Illustrator from 8am-10am and an Animation Special Effects class for Film/Television using Adobe After Effects from 10:10 am to 12:10 pm. My classes meet in room H-9 at  Career Technical Education Center – ABC Adult School
Cuesta Campus 12254 Cuesta Drive, Cerritos, CA 90703. Parking is plentiful and free! I am inviting anyone who sees this post who is interested in visiting my classes at anytime between 8am – 12:10 pm this week 4/11 – 4/15 (Friday we end at 11:20am). If you would like to be a visitor, check out the flier, come by next week and tell me you saw the post. I will assign you to a student of mine, and you both will go check in at the office and be entered into a raffle to win prizes and come back to enjoy and experience the state of the art technology we have to work with in creating amazing designs, 3D animation and special effects! Who knows, you may walk away with your own logo animation for YouTube by the end of your visit!

You are also welcome to sign up for the classes I teach online that start, Monday, April 18.

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe After Effects

ABC Adult School Spring Specials

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Color Copyright and Kuler Site

The following link is an interesting article discussing issues relating to companies that hold copyright to the colors used in their logos:

https://www.colormatters.com/color-and-marketing/color-branding-legal-rights

 

The following is Adobe’s Kuler Site, which has color wheel tools for developing color schemes effectively:

Adobe’s Kuler Site

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Contract for Designers

For resources on designing your own contract as a designer:

All the best with your career!

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