Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Choose a color palette, part of Designing a Portfolio Website with Muse.
- [Instructor] Your online portfolio is an extension…of your brand and an important component of your brand.…It is your color palette.…So we want to be able to create a color palette…that we can use consistently and that we can access easily…and that we can share across applications.…So I'm going to create a color palette in Illustrator,…save it to a CC or Creative Cloud library,…and that way, we can share it in Photoshop,…in InDesign, and importantly, in Muse.…
So this is all part of the strategy…of getting all of our ducks in a row…before we actually start in earnest designing the website.…These setup steps are really going to…help things go a lot smoother.…Now, I'm going to start with my logo, 'cause this is one thing…that I have from which I can derive the other colors.…In Illustrator, I'll select the artwork.…I'll come to the Swatches panel, click on New Color Group,…and create a color group from the Selected Artwork.…
So there's my color group right there.…I'm not going to tear off the Swatches panel.…And come to the Color Guide panel.…
- Starting a new portfolio website
- Making a header and footer
- Adding navigation
- Including social media icons
- Adding an autoplay slideshow
- Making thumbnail images and buttons
- Creating an About page and a Contact page
- Linking pages together
- Creating an accordion menu
- Adding breakpoints for responsiveness
- Testing and publishing a website
Skill Level Intermediate
Creating Icon Fonts for the Webwith James Williamson3h 55m Intermediate
1. Plan Your Portfolio
2. Set Up Your Site in Muse
3. Display Your Work
4. Add Pages
5. Make Your Site Responsive
6. Publish the Site
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