Wednesday, December 6, 2017

My first online class!

About My First Class on Skillshare

My first class is about learning to use Adobe InDesign (which already comes bundled with many Adobe CC accounts) to make beautiful, clean, perfectly aligned contact sheets that are easily edited, updated, and exported to help you sell your work.
I created this course to help de-mystify InDesign. A lot of creatives, artists, and photographers pay for Adobe CC, but are not sure how to take advantage of all the software it brings. So, this is my effort in making Adobe's publishing software work for you. InDesign is a really robust piece of software and the perfect companion for Illustrator and Photoshop when you're looking to put it all together and publish your work.

I created this course to help de-mystify InDesign.
I've used InDesign to produce all kinds of promotional and informational materials throughout the years: business cards, mailers, postcards, booklets, portfolios, and contact sheets.
I focused on contact sheets as a way to explore InDesign and learn concepts that will easily translate to a lot of other projects. If you'd like to learn more, you can check out the class here on Skillshare.
I'd love to hear what you think!! And, if you've never used Skillshare before, here's a link for a  free 2 month trial of their premium membership - the link's limited to the first 10 who use it though, but take advantage while you can!

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Advent Calendar Fun!

This is our third Finch & Foxglove collective advent calendar! I wanted to share with you the first of my illustrations which is this friendly penguin. This year I've decided to paint them directly on canvas and then upload them digitally! Here's the first one (above).

Our group calendar can be viewed here on our calendar page: http://www.finchandfoxglove.com/advent-calendar-2017/

Or alternately the beautiful images from my colleagues and I can be seen on our collective's Instagram account here:
https://www.instagram.com/finchandfoxglove/