Designers have always told stories through visual communications—and people love stories. Well-told stories pull many people in, even when a brand is involved. When a story is not well told and a brand is featured, it flops.
In Quick Guide: Storytelling in the Digital Age eBook, we’ll take a look at the art of crafting narrative experiences in the age of digital content. Explore fundamental principles and effective examples of storytelling, and set yourself up for storytelling success.
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Did you know that when you learn something new, dopamine levels increase in the brain, which is why creative challenges make you feel good?
The exercises in this eBook aim to encourage your T-thinking—broadening and deepening your knowledge base—in order to generate unique content and ideas for your projects. You’ll experiment with a discovery-led paradigm that draws upon a fine art creative process coupled with a design directive, resulting in a novel process for designers or any creative visual artist. So jump in, try these exercises and see where it takes you.
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Listen in as co-program planning partner Ed Roberts discusses the slate of In-house Management speakers who will provide practical and inspirational learning on professional development topics to develop the business, communication, creative and leadership skills that will have in-house design teams producing their best work ever.
In previous articles, we’ve discussed finding target audiences, researching clients, brand building and more. Now let’s move on to the actual design phase. More specifically, adding image depth to your marketing campaign.
Do you dream of having your own artwork printed on fabric so you can make a garment with a look that’s completely your own? Or have you ever wondered how to set up your designs so you can submit them to a fabric manufacturer?
In this course, you’ll learn exactly how to take your artwork - whether it’s a watercolor painting on paper or a geometric vector image in Illustrator (or anything in between) - and turn it into a repeating pattern ready for fabric printing. You’ll also learn how to apply your patterns to garment line drawings so you can preview how they’ll look on the garment of your choice.
Course dates: Feb. 8 - Mar. 6
More info: http://bit.ly/1K3gkdS
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