Tag: graphic design

Let’s Talk About Proficiency And Self-Confidence With 3D Teacher Mike Smith

There’s this thing called the Dunning-Kruger Effect. The basic rundown of this phenomenon is this: less skilled, less proficient people tend to over estimated their abilities and rate themselves higher than they are. While more skilled and more proficient people … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Ruhman On The Power Of SEO

Platt College Alumni Jennifer Ruhman Discusses Blogging, Her Feature In The New York Times & SEO Platt College Alumni, Jennifer Ruhman, graduated from our web design program back in 2006 with her Bachelor’s degree in Media Arts. Since graduating from … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday – Tip-Top Textures

Add that extra layer of oomph to your next design undertaking with these free textures, versatile enough to use in photography or vector-based projects! In these previews we prepared them with a vector logo for examples. 20 Realistic Rusty Metal … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Art Show – Call For Artists!

The month of August is a busy time for all of us here at Platt, not only will there be an art exhibition at the Lyceum Theater earlier in the month, but there’s another opportunity to showcase your work as … Continue reading

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San Diego Comic Con Wrap Up: Platt Alumni, Cosplayers, Awesome Displays, Celebrities and more!

Well, San Diego Comic Con 2015 has come and gone already. One of the most anticipated events in San Diego every year that draws hundreds upon thousands of people from all over the world. Here at Platt College we love … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday – Delectable Foodie Mockups

Present your next restaurant/brewery project in style with these easy to use photoshop mockups! Versatile Bottle Mockup by Graphic Burger This versatile bottle could be used for any numerous liquid libations showing off your newest logo concept. Notebook/iPad Mockup by … Continue reading

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Lyceum Theatre Art Exhibition Call For Artists

Lyceum Exhibition for Platt College Students and Alumni! Where: We invite you to submit your best work for the art exhibition at the Lyceum Theatre downtown. We will hang the show Aug 10th and it will be at the Lyceum … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday – Free Handwritten Fonts

Kick off your summer with some free handwritten fonts, inspirational and just waiting to be used in your next project! 1. Leathery by Ramandhani Nugraha This moto-inspired handwritten font also comes with a sweet pack of vectors, bonus! 2. Yarin by Mario Pan Deliver … Continue reading

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Free 4th of July Design Resources

Independence Day is right around the corner, and we’ve got you covered on patriotic design supplies for flyers, posters, and other holiday projects. Enjoy these 4th of July Design Resources. Patriotic Fonts Design in American style with these patriotic fonts. … Continue reading

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5 Texture Tutorials for Illustrator

Sick of the same old texturing techniques for your projects? Give your next project some fresh handmade textures with these excellent Illustrator texture tutorials. 1. Create a Leather Texture Design a leather texture and add shading for a more authentic feel. … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

Here’s a short video for all those good feels on Father’s Day.

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Facebook Workshop For Designers & Small Businesses

Facebook Workshop at Platt College San Diego Join Platt’s Social Media Coordinator/ Media Arts Alumni Natasha Englehardt for an informative workshop on Facebook. If you own a business or manage a fan page and have been noticing a huge decline … Continue reading

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