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Jenny B Kowalski

Copyright, fair use, and where to get images you can actually use

Did you know you could be sued for using someone else’s photo in your school project? Or that you could be forced to pay thousands of dollars if you put a stock photo in your blog post without permission? And what do you do when you come across someone else…


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Website Design Process

What do you need to know to design for the internet? A typical website process involves planning, design, development and testing, and a launch. …


Early Concepts for Creative Coding Showpieces

A collection of case studies and tutorials from the Spring 2021 Creative Coding class at Tyler School of Art and Architecture

The real power of creative coding comes from self-expression. With this in mind, students in Interactive Design: Creative Coding created large-scale projects to show off an area of personal interest. …


Three different approaches to design mockups: a clay iPhone, a realistic Apple Watch, and a subtle blue frame.
Three different approaches to design mockups: a clay iPhone, a realistic Apple Watch, and a subtle blue frame.

3 minutes, 3 approaches to creating design mockups

This series of 1-minute tutorials will teach you how to show off your designs as realistic, subtle, or custom mockup in videos or looping GIFs.

To show your design as a video inside a realistic device mockup:

Tutorial Video (from TikTok): Wanna show a design inside a device mockup?

Facebook has a ton of…


Imagine you’re a hiring manager for a design agency. You’re looking for a junior designer that will bring a unique perspective to your team. You’ve pulled up the portfolio websites of a few different applicants and you are faced with a comparison: Designer A vs. Designer B. Both designers have…


Today’s college students are under increasing pressure to have a side hustle — a part-time job that is often related to entrepreneurship. 41% of workers under 35 already have a side hustle. …


Ever want to make a design like those great vintage travel postcards? Ever feel confused by clipping masks or adjustment layers in Photoshop? This tutorial should help. We’ll be making a design inspired by old-fashioned “Greetings from…” postcards. For this tutorial, you will need a computer and an Adobe Creative…

Jenny B Kowalski

Graphic & Interactive Designer, Assistant Professor of Instruction at Tyler School of Art and Architecture

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