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Resources & Blog: Graphic Design Certificate

Portrait Retouching

Portrait Retouching Portrait Retouching Tips | Skin Mastering the skill of portrait retouching is an incredibly valuable asset for professionals across a variety of creative industries, and whether you are  an aspiring freelance photographer, graphic designer, or marketer at an agency, or maybe you just want your photos to pop — the ability to tastefully execute refined portrait retouching is a skill that will serve you for years to come.  If you’re looking to advance in your current career or improve your photos...

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Typography for Marketing

Typography for Marketing Typography for Marketing 101 Let’s talk about fonts. There is an art and a science behind typography for marketing, and it’s very important to understand the concepts in order to create a design that speaks both visually and verbally to your audience. According to HubSpot, the design of a typeface, the width of the strokes and the presence of a serif affect the way that we perceive a message. How cool is that? But what does this mean? What is Typography for Marketing? If you’re new to the...

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Summer Side-hustles

Summer Side-hustles Top Five Side-hustles to Start Making You Money this Summer Sunny skies, afternoon rain showers, long hikes through the mountains, and late night campfires with friends…summer is upon us, and boy are we excited! With the days growing longer, summertime offers the perfect opportunity to dive into your summer side-hustling potential. Take the time to earn the cash you need to take your dream vacation or spend it all in one place, we don’t judge. Summer side-hustles are a thing, and we...

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Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight Alumni Spotlight – Kelly Buster Of the nearly 10,000 students we have served in the past years, we are always thrilled to hear about our student’s success stories after they have completed courses, bootcamps, or certificate programs here at DWC. In this Alumni Spotlight, we will share the story of Kelly Buster who went from military to working in risk management and now, after taking a variety of courses at DWC, owns a professional real-estate photography business. Our student’s success...

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Drawing Tools in Illustrator

Drawing Tools in Illustrator 5 Drawing Tools in Illustrator to Create Vector Designs The Adobe Illustrator program is the leading program for designers to create logos, branding elements, advertisements, and graphics for businesses around the world. One of the major uses of this program is to create vector designs or vector graphics, categorized by their ability to be sized up or down without losing their quality. Logos and branding materials are most often made as a vector design because of the versatility of this file...

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Vector Graphics and Vector Animations

Vector Graphics and Vector Animations Vector Graphics & Animations | Move People with Your Art As you look at the communications and marketing messages around us, take a moment to notice just how often animated graphics are used to catch your attention and sell you a product or service. Animated graphics are any kind of image that moves on the screen, aside from actual video footage. Animated graphics are made in the Adobe After Effects program in combination with vector graphics, designed in Adobe Illustrator. These images...

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