resources

readings

on design

on color

  • color: “Color Theory 101″ by James George
  • Paletton: great tool to see color combinations for website design; check out the “color blind” option to see how different color combos look to people with various kinds of color blindness
  • Adobe Color CC: by Adobe, you can explore and create color themes/palettes and easily import them into Illustrator

text analysis tools

web 2.0 formats

We Feel Fine, by Jonathan Harris and Sep Kamvar (and The Web’s Secret Stories, Harris’s TED talk about We Feel Fine)

data stories

mapping

platforms

tools

 

for the multimedia story project

multimedia storytelling examples

more NYTimes Stories

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Photoshop

Photoshop Trials

Photoshop Alternatives

  • Affinity: a very robust Photoshop alternative for Mac users; free trial or your own copy for $49.99
  • Pixlr: free online photo editing program
  • GIMP: free, open-source, desktop program
  • Aviary: a free photo editor from Adobe

Photoshop tutorials

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for the “text as image” exercise

typography

free fonts

font resources

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for the “image as content” exercise

visual

student work

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for the “audio and image” exercise

Audacity

audio resources

audio inspiration

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for the video exercise

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for the Emerging Genres project

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portfolio sites