DMA370 Project 2: Website

View the Website Here! 1. What did you learn? In this project, I learned how to use HTML/CSS to design a basic website. During the process, I understood how to resize different elements and forms on each page. Understanding how HTML and CSS work is critical, despite the limits that CSS has. 2. What was […]

DMA370 Project #3- Mobile Game

Play MusicMorph¬†Here! 1. What did you learn? This assignment taught me more about micro-interactions and how to use Figma’s animation capabilities. By combining skills from DMA217 and Project 1, I was able to quickly assemble my design system and components that are utilized in the game. 2. What was easy? Due to prior experience, constructing […]

DMA370 Project #1: Music Player

Visit Aurain Here! 1. What did you learn? As I was progressing through this project, I learned how to use the Neumorphism Plugin as a design style approach. I gained more experience working with components and overlays, as well as adding different effects to my objects. 2. What was easy? For this project, I found the […]

DMA217 Project #3: Augmented-Reality App

Take The Tour¬†Here! 1. What did you learn? As I was working through this project, I learned how to implement overlays into video frames as well as better understand how components work when utilized as an overlay. 2. What was easy? The easiest part of this project was setting up the Design Systems Page and […]

DMA217 Project #2: Mobile/Desktop Website

Visit Dream Drives Here! What did you learn? As I was moving through this project, I began to understand components and variants in great detail. Having this skill allowed to progress relatively quickly, despite a few hiccups here and there. I also learned more about Auto Layout and its importance in Figma. 2. What was […]

DMA217 Project #1: ToDo App

Interact with Fortify Here! What did you learn? When progressing through this project, I learned a lot about how Figma can be used for interaction design. In the past, I viewed Figma as another Adobe Illustrator but now I truly see the power that Figma has to offer. Learning how to create components, instances, and […]

Project #4- “Infographics” Reflection

What did you learn? When working on this project, I learned much more about what Illustrator has to offer. Aside from adding several strokes to a line, I improved my skills with the Pen Tool, warped objects such as the banner seen above, and learned how to combine different shapes to make one, unified object. […]

Project #3- “Package Design” Reflection

What did you learn? Prior to this task, I hadn’t touched Illustrator that much, so I was dipping my toes in when working with Illustrator. So far, I’ve learned how to trace layers, create textures and text fields, use the Pen Tool to trace objects, and the Pencil or Brush Tool to make strokes. I […]

Project #2- “Screensavers” Reflection

What did you learn? While engaging with this assignment, I was able to learn more about layer masks and different tools to combine images into one “collage”. Mainly, I focused on improving with the Pen Tool. So far, I really like how universal and flexible it is, compared to the Magnetic Marque Tool. 2. What […]

Project #1- “Portfolio” Reflection

What did you learn? When working on this project, I learned some basic skills regarding Adobe Photoshop, including image modification and optimization, plus I also had a brief look at Adobe’s open-source web companion “Brackets”. In Photoshop, I was able to tinker with brightness, saturation, color correction, and layer masks. Within Brackets, I fulfilled a […]