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Design and Visual Communications (DVC): Home

Lessons and Tutorials from Adobe

Learn the basics or refine your skills :

Additional Lessons and Tutorials

Intro to Adobe Photoshop

A guide created at UNC that  introduces important concepts in digital imaging and techniques in Adobe Photoshop.

Graphic Design & Illustration Tutorials by Envato Tuts+

Keep up to date or learn a new skills with tutorials with these step by step lessons. 

    ArtMovements

     Artists, Styles, Techniques and Ideas

    ArtyFactory

    Learn how to draw pencil portraits, color pencil portraits, animals and more

 

     

Photographs and Artwork by DVC Students

Inspiration

Art and Museum Websites

Google Arts and Culture 

Explore stories from around the world

Art-Cylopedia 

An online encyclopedia of art that can be searched by artist, artwork or museum

‚ÄčThe Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Provides information about exhibitions and events for teens

Museum of Fine Arts/Boston

View the online collections and learn about classes and programs for teens

 

 

Education and Career

Communication Arts (CA)

Leading trade journal for visual communications

HOW Online Magazine

Provides essential business information and technology tips for graphic designers

Career and Education Guide

Provided by American Institute of Graphics Arts (AIGA)

Visual Communications Degree Programs

A listing of the top programs offered at colleges and universities

 

Photography and Photoshop

Crafts and Projects

Animation

Animation World Network

Provides a wide range of information pertaining to all facets of the animation industry.

Cartoon Research

A website compiled and edited by Jerry Beck, a writer, animation producer and author of over 15 books on animation history.