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┬áHere! 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 […]

Lab #1 “Acquiring Images” Reflection

When comparing photo of a sunset from both Unsplash and my phone, I immediately saw a difference. Since a sunset generally has a lot of depth, pixels are seen when you zoom in. Unfortunately, my phone doesn’t have a “raw capture” option, so I noticed more pixels on my personal photo. Also, considering the lighting […]

Project #4- “Typography Nursery Rhyme” Reflection

QUESTIONS- What did you learn? For this final project, I learned how to align text and make it seem uniform, which gives it an appealing and clean look to it. I also worked on spacing the words and setting them equidistant from one another. 2. What was easy? From my experience, this was by far […]