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Old 08-31-2008, 09:44 PM
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Smile More info on the Design Academy :-)

Hi Everyone! :-)

The Academy classes will be offered on a rotating schedule of every two weeks a new Session begins.
The topics that will be covered deal with nearly every aspect of becoming a Designer from the very start!

Here is more info in case you are interested :-)


Have you thought of trying your hand at designing?
With information utilizing Both Photoshop (7+ ) and Paint Shop Pro (available soon!)
this course should help you achieve your dream!

Here are some of the topics that will be covered in the 8 weeks :

lessons detailing ways to verify the quality, detail accuracy
and legal copyright of all your available resources.
(including resources from your computer, 'found' and purchased tools)
Industry Standards
File types and Saving sizes
Copyrighted Items and Fonts and Piracy
Checking your tools
Quality Control
Creating a TOU ,antipiracy ad, visual TOU
Standard Product Packaging and Logo Creation
Color theory and color palettes
Making sure that your monitor correctly adjusted
Defining your style,
Finding Inspiration
suggested creative areas to explore
Essential items for a good kit
Preview Making
Product Packaging and Logo Creation
Kit naming and standard file naming
Product pricing
Writing a product description
Blogging 101
Promoting your Designs through all available means
(Creative Teams, and all other advertising areas)
Creating 'blinkies' and banners
Basic design principles for the following items:
creating a brush
creating a pattern
creating a texture
creating an overlay
making a paper using all of these techniques
creating some standard basic elements and the
basic techniques of creation that can be applied to create
hundreds of others
Critique and limited one on
one coaching is available
creating a kit from beginning to end
with critique using all lessons applied
FTP basics
applying to a store
Question and Answer period in each lesson and
One on one tutoring for additional design related questions is available as well.
Numerous links to online resources available to assist you as a designer

TO SIGN UP e-mail me (Sherah K) directly at

Yahoo instant messaging service will be used for One-on-One coaching services and chatrooms for this course.

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