594 – Talking Design with Bri
WELSTech is back, and we’re all about design this week. We get tips and tools from WELS in-house graphic designer, talk identity/logo guidelines, and feature videos on the topic. There’s also chatter about three tech giants including news from Apple, magic for Google Drive, and new Microsoft hardware.
Podcast: Download (Duration: 45:23 — 42.5MB)
The interview and discussion:
Visual Communication – Briana Lambrecht, Creative Services Coordinator for Communication Services, talks with Martin and Sallie about graphic design, WELS communication resources, and favorite (sometimes FREE) tools to get creative!
- Digital Display and PowerPoint Graphics
- Ministry Media Kits
- Adobe Creative Cloud – InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
- For learning …
- LinkedIn Learning
- YouTube free tutorials (a few of Bri’s favorites are featured in the Video of the Week)
- Additional Adobe resources
- For images …
- Lightstock.com – High quality, meaningful Christian-based images
- For graphics …
- Creationswap.com – Christian resources
News in tech:
Thoughts on Apple’s News+, Card, Arcade, and TV+ event — something for everyone
- Request a mission speaker
- Congrats to Alissa K. & Joel J., winners of the WELS Education, Technology, and Leadership Summit giveaways!
Picks of the week:
- The Notable Podcast
- Bread for Beggars – Instagram
- Tech Tools for WELS Teachers on Facebook
- Join Groups.io replacements for Google+ Communities
Check out these design tutorial YouTube channels recommended by Briana:
- Spoon Graphics – Sample video: How to Cut Anything Out in Photoshop
- Foldfactory – Sample video: Print Something Special
Coming up on WELSTech:
Episode 595 – Jason Schmidt joins the conversation as we continue our edtech book discussion of Faithfully Connected, looking at chapters 6 and 7 – Digital Law and Digital Rights & Responsibilities. Release date: Thursday, April 11.
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