Lab Week 10: Wordpress How To

WordPress How To So this is a post on WordPress about how to use WordPress. The tutorial (link to PDF is below) includes screen shots and covers the following: Selecting a theme Customizing background color, finding header image specs, and customizing the sidebar with widgets Adding links to the sidebar and deleting the default WordPress links … Continue reading Lab Week 10: WordPress How To

Lab Week 7: How to Make an Animated GIF in Photoshop

In lab last week we used images from Shutterstock to mock up an animated GIF based on a fictional "family night" event for the yogurt company Mochi. Behold: View the instructions for creating an animated gif here (1.1 MB). You will notice a significant amount of degradation in image quality. GIF files support animation, unlike JPEGs, … Continue reading Lab Week 7: How to Make an Animated GIF in Photoshop

Lab Week 5: Color and Type in InDesign and Photoshop

We began lab by opening a photo in Photoshop and picking up a color with the eyedropper tool. We were then able to view all the various color model values for that color: CMYK, RGB, Pantone and the hexadecimal code (read by browsers). This is useful for creating repetition across various platforms. We also created … Continue reading Lab Week 5: Color and Type in InDesign and Photoshop