Part of the final exam for my Art History class this semester was a 5-page paper about how 19-20th century art is reflected in my own artworks. Well, because I’m not officially a studio artist (painting, sculpting, etc.) I felt like I needed to inform my professor that web design was my “artwork” and I wasn’t sure how to write an essay on the subject she requested. I was able to convince her to let me write a paper on a slightly different topic- what influenced me to start designing websites, and why I chose to earn my degree in a related major (graphic design).
While in Australia I had the chance to go to a few of the acting classes that Derek’s mom taught at the Actors Creative Studio. You can see the mini-tour video I made here: http://bit.ly/3TgZUL
Suzie (his mom) told me she wanted a new design for the A.C. website, and considering she was kind enough to let me stay in her home throughout my trip to Australia, I offered my services 🙂
We went through a few bumps in the road, with not being able to decide if we wanted a splash page, then switching through 3 different font & color schemes, then how each page would be similar to the old site and which ones would be completely different. In the end we came up with what is now the current site: