Craig Stroupe | Associate Professor of Information Design | Department of Writng Studies | 1201 Ordean Court # 420 | University of Minnesota Duluth | Duluth, MN 55812 | 218-726-6249 | fax 218-726-6882 | cstroupe@d.umn.edu


QuotationTechnique is just a means of arriving at a statement."

- Jackson Pollock

 

 

 


Techniques
This page is an index to materials I use to teach various writing and design techniques.

A B C
Active Reading
Audacity, Editing Music with (.doc)
Audacity, Mixing Voice, Sound, Music with (.doc)
Applying Williams' PARC
Background from Photo
Banner Techniques
Banner, Ripped, Sliced (doc)
Blending Images with the Gradient (doc)
CSS Layout: Getting Started with PCHP (.doc)
Cascading Style Sheets 1 (.doc)
CSS Layout 2: (.doc) (plus a tables-based page, its style sheet, a model css-based page and its style sheet.)
CSS Layout: New Page, Existing Style Sheet (.doc)
Centering and Visual Hierarchy
Child Window
Color Swatch (.doc)
Color Scheme Page, Creating (doc.)

Compressing and Extracting Files

Confection Skills
Credit Card Sized Document (doc.)

D E F
Dreamweaver: Side-by-Side DIV Layout (doc.)
Dreamweaver: Content on Top of Image (Audio Player into Smartphone Screen Exercise (.doc)
Embedding Sounds in a Web Page (.doc)
Essay, Begining an
Excel Techniques 1 (doc) (worksheet)
Fonts, Moving and Installing (doc)
Forms
Freytag's Pyramid (Narrative) (.doc)
FTP

G H I
GIF vs. JPG
Grids for Charts and Quantified Images
Graphic Headings(.doc)
Horizontal Design
Image-Based Web Pages with CSS (.doc)
Image-Intensive-Background Web Page Design (doc)
Image-Intensive Web Page Background Images
Imagetext exercise
Image into Type
Image Maps (doc.)
iPhoto Slideshows to Quicktime Moves (.doc, images)

J K L
Java Script exercise
Landscape image (.jpg)
Layout Tables (.doc)
Liquid Page Design (.doc)
Liquid/Jello Design (McFarland C1) (.doc)

 

 

M N O
Marking Up Text (.doc)
Matching Icons from photos (.doc)(sample images)
Menus (English departments)
Moving Files with Dreamweaver
Moodle: Inserting Visible Images
Music, Editing with Audacity (.doc)
Multi-Layered Images
Non-Optically Acquired Images

P Q R
Page Properties
Converting and Uploading .psd Images to the Web (doc)
Photo Story 3 Slideshows (.doc)(images)(sample)
Posterized Images
Preambles for personal Web sites
Rollover Menus in Photoshop (.doc)
Rules to Set You Free (organizing files in Web design)

S T U
Screen Shots
Selecting with Masks
Sliced Rollover Menus (Photoshop/ImageReady)
Sliced Background example
Slicing Images into Web Pages (.doc)
Softening the Border between Images and Words
Table-Based to CSS-based Page Design (.doc)
Sound, Embedding in Web Pages (.doc)
Tables, Layout (.doc)
Templates (doc)
Template-Based Sites: Troubleshooting (doc)
Text from Word to HTML in Dreamweaver
Thumbnail Exercise
Tiling Backgrounds
Tracing Images in Dreamweaver

V W X Y Z
Visual Heirarchy

Visual/Verbal Separation ("edge of the pool")
Web Photo Gallery in Photoshop (.doc) plus (sample images)

Student Techniques

A B C
Blur Motion (Breanne Massee)
Collages, Blending Images for Instant (Lisa McKercher)
Color, Painting Away (Jillian Scott)

Coloring Part of an Image (Renee Gundlach)
Cropping, Art of (Blaine Thompson)

D E F

G H I
Image on Monitor (Kyle Kalmi)

J K L
Lighting Effects, focusing (David Ranallo
Lomo Effect, Faking the (Dane Peterson)

M N O
Magnetic Lasso (Elizabeth Bode)
Matrix Shadow Effect (Joe Erickson)
Metallic Font (Gary Hoefs)
Montage from One Image (Becky Stolp)

P Q R
Quick Mask Edges (Kristin Braam)
Red Eye Technique (Amanda Hanson)
Ripped Edge Effect (Leah Durland)

S T U
Starfield, Instant (Melissa Sovil)
Text Warp (Anna Nelson)

Type, Arcing (Kyle Lahane)

V W X Y Z

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