Starting in design I never knew it would be something I’d like. It took me a long time to get used to all of the abode software/applications but slowly I started getting the hang of them. I remember walking into my design class on the first day and to be honest I feel like most people didn’t know what they were doing there just like me. In class my professor taught us many different ways to use the applications and without that help I honestly don’t know if I’d be able to learn them on my own. I’m a very hands on learner and I like to ask questions…sometimes too many questions, but that’s how I learn.
Over time I got better at using the applications and now I’d say I’m pretty decent at using these applications to the best of my abilities to create quality content.
Design has many different things you can do, you can make billboards, design Ads for different social media platforms, make brochures…the possibilities are endless really. The only thing, just like everything else, it takes time a patience. The applications I use for design are three main different ones, for designing an ad. I usually star off in either Adobe Illustrator or Adobe InDesign. I’m personally more comfortable with InDesign so thats my vice when it comes to designing. I work on whatever projects are told of me and do it to my best abilities. I always start off my choosing a colour scheme, if I’m not given one, and then I make a plan (a creative brief) so that I have a set idea to follow along as I’m creating. What’s a creative brief? Well it’s basically a plan to follow along. You have your font sizes, your colours for every part, your images, any extra, additional, info that is needed in order to start.
Once I have all of that down, I start and put in the time to make sure everything gets done right and in time.