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Resources for Educators
"From Inspiration to Publication: Writing and Illustrating a Children's Book" with Katia Wish walks us through the journey of children's book publication from the initial idea through to the final boo
How do you effectively design for a taboo topic? Or how sexy is too sexy for commercial art and copy? When dealing with sexual topics for a project, how do you illustrate and design for inclusivity?
Quite a few illustrators incorporate lettering in their work. There’s a current vogue for certain kinds of brush and hand lettering, but a much broader range of techniques and styles can be explore
Follow one designer’s world-changing quest to move away from the instability and clunkiness of WordPress to a modern framework using Gatsby JS for building fast, powerful, extremely stable websites.
Presenter: Carl Seibert
This webinar originally aired on December 16, 2020.
Approximately 1 hour long.
How to utilize the Google licensable image badge to market your illustrations and designs
Presenter: Bill Gardner of Gardner Design and LogoLounge.com
This webinar originally aired on July 15, 2020
Approximately 1-hour plus Q&A.
This ain’t your normal trend forecast. Join bran
Presenter: Belinda Ivey, KarBel Multimedia
This webinar originally aired on June 17, 2020.
1 .5 hours including Q&A's
Creating infographics might seem intimidating, but the end result can
Presented by Brad Guigar
This webinar originally aired on April 22, 2020
2 hours with Q&A's
Thinking of building a webcomic? Or do you already have one and want to expand your a
Presenter: Bud Kraus.
Originally aired on October 16, 2019.
WordPress is the ideal way to make a web site whether you want to do it all by yourself, have some outside help, or let someone do the
Presented by Yanique DaCosta.
Originally aired Wednesday, January 23, 2019.
You know social media is must for your business. You consider yourself a social media savvy graphic artist, but you just
Presented by Kevin Callahan.
Originally aired October 24, 2018
Ebook design means taking on a set of considerations that print (and web) designers don't have to think about. We’ll look at how
Presented by L.D. Chukman.
Originally aired September 2018.
Augment your creative toolbox with tricks that courtroom artist L. D. Chukman uses to quickly and accurately portray a scene, working
Presented by Kevin Callahan.
Originally aired August 2018
eBook basics for print designers: what they are, how to create them, and how to adapt print designs to digital use.
Guild members: Lo
Presenter: Dawn Mitchell, G4G Interactive, Inc.
This webinar originally aired on July 19, 2017.
Do you have a full-time job and freelance on the side? Have you recently been let go and are looki
Presented by Justin Perricone.
Originally aired in February 2018.
Is typography a mystery to you? Want to learn more but don’t know where to start?
Whether you’re a complete newbie or wan
Presented By: Ryan McKay, RECREATE Media.
Originally aired in April 2017.
Ryan McKay of RECREATE Media gives the complete rundown on how to publish your work online, brand your identity across t
Presented by Dawn Mitchell.
Originally aired in June 2016.
In our previous SEO Basics webinar—Intro to Website Optimization—we taught you how to properly optimize your website in order to in
Presented By: Dawn Mitchell.
Originally aired in January 2016.
As a graphic designer, you know how to design a website, but how effectively are you driving traffic to that website? Could it be r
Presented by Belinda Ivey.
Originally aired September 2015.
Belinda Ivey guides us through the basics of data visualization – the crux of any infographic. Learn where to find data and how to s
Presented By Belinda Ivey.
Originally aired in May 2015.
Belinda Ivey, co-founder of KarBel Multimedia discusses how an infographic comes together from concept to final draft, including the thre
Presented by Erik Fadiman.
Originally aired May 2015.
As more people access the web from their smartphones and tablets, the range of screen sizes and platforms designers need to deliver has incr
Presented By Bud Kraus.
Originally aired in February 2014.
What to consider when licensing a theme and the pitfalls many designers overlook when creating a responsive WordPress site.