Video Tutorial - How to Design a Portfolio Site

From Elliot Jay Stocks,one of my all time favorite designers, comes two great screen casts on how to design a portfolio site, these are a must see if only to get an insight into one todays most influential designers.

In part one Elliot gets you started by covering these points…

  • The Three Key Concepts that make a portfolio site
  • Nine amazing portfolio sites to learn from
  • How to build great case studies to reinforce your expertise
  • The Ultimate Portfolio Checklist
  • How to add visual flair in Photoshop during the design phase
  • How to use Narrative Theory to strengthen your portfolio

In Part Two you’ll learn …

  • How to ‘design in the browser’
  • How to take your design from Photoshop to HTML and CSS
  • How to integrate your design into a CMS like WordPress
  • How to structure your CSS files
  • How to enrich your design with CSS3
  • How to use ‘custom fields’ in WordPress to make powerful templates
  • How to use Webkit Transistions to add extra beauty to your site

Last updated 29th July, 2009 - 8:07pm

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