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Danielle McWaters

Founder, Designsake Studio

San Francisco

Danielle McWaters is a creative who specialized in design, direction, and branding. After graduating from Boston University with a BA photojournalism, Danielle decided to branch off and pursue another passion, graphic design. She joined the creative team at Benefit Cosmetics and paralleled her on job training with a two-year design program through UC Berkeley Extension. After six years of working on product packaging and global advertising campaigns, she left to start her own boutique design studio, Designsake Studio, based here in San Francisco. Currently she is working with both established and start-up companies on branding and packaging projects.

Danielle is a believer of design and it’s ability to create new connections and lasting impressions. It drives her to create things that are not only authentic, but that matter. Working alongside her clients, she develops strategies and solutions to transform big ideas into stand out design.

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Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Learn the basics of Photoshop through a step-by-step workshop leading students through important tools and concepts.

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Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

Get up and running with Adobe Illustrator in this workshop. Learn the basics: how to open a file, image trace, add text, use layers, the pen tool and brushes.

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Using Typography to Improve Design and User Experience

Using Typography to Improve Design and User Experience

95% of the information on the web is written language. In the race for people's attention the details matter and the details start with type.

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Get up and running with Adobe Illustrator in just one day. Learn the basics: how to open a file, image trace, add text, use layers, the pen tool and brushes.

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Adobe Illustrator & Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

Adobe Illustrator & Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

Get up and running with Adobe Illustrator & Adobe Photoshop in just one day.

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Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

Learn the basics of Photoshop including how to retouch photos, adjust colors, master clone stamp, remove backgrounds, and correct skin imperfections in portraits.

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp Series

Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp Series

Get up and running with Adobe Illustrator in this workshop. Learn the basics: how to open a file, image trace, add text, use layers, the pen tool and brushes.

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For the Love of Branding: A Valentine's Day Workshop

For the Love of Branding: A Valentine's Day Workshop

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Branding 101: Develop Your Brand Strategy & Voice

Branding 101: Develop Your Brand Strategy & Voice

An introductory workshop that will help you navigate building both a differentiated brand and product.

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