‘Tis the Season: Christmas Decorating on a Budget

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again!

With four days remaining before Christmas 2016, there are two real possibilities. One, you’re either already done decorating for the season or two, you’ve procrastinated, agreed to hosting your friends and family, and are currently panicking because you have no decor prepared. Before you start cutting snowflakes out of paper and taping them to the walls, don’t panic. I’m here to give you some simple seasonal decorating tips that you can copy in no time!

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Learning the Adobe Suite

Knowing the Adobe Suite is practically imperative to any career these days, and taking the Intro to Design Tools class here at Drexel University has allowed me to improve my skills with Illustrator, Photoshop, and In-Design. As I sit and reflect, I can genuinely say that I am proud of the work I created but realize that I have much more to learn.


The First Assignment

I remember thinking back in the beginning of the fall quarter when I was learning Illustrator that I couldn’t believe that this was actually a class I could take. I’m a college senior, and having a homework assignment to create a “cute dinosaur” was a very welcomed change of pace.

My roommate and I sat at our dining room table and began our homework assignments like any other day. The difference on this day in particular was that my assignment was making me laugh, and I was thoroughly and genuinely enjoying the project that I was given. My roommate, a grad student in Drexel’s Physician Assistant program, was certainly not as amused by her work as I was with mine. Since week one, I knew that I was going to love this class.

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