Remove Backgrounds with PowerPoint to Design Better Graphics (Pro Tip #2)

New IDs often ask me: “How can I remove the background from this image?” They’re usually working with a JPEG that needs a transparent background. The truth is, there are countless ways to achieve this; some are just easier than others. (Spoiler alert: PPT is my fave.)

Design Better Graphics With These 3 Pro Tips [BLOG SERIES]

Looking for some help getting your graphics in a good-looking state? This blog-style mini course is for you! It covers tips and techniques to improve your design skills and have fun doing it! Whether you’re a new instructional designer, a teacher transitioning into eLearning, or just someone who wants to make graphics and visual content look a bit better, you’ll walk away with valuable tips and techniques to improve your work right away.

Which Storyboard Format is Better: Docs or Slides?

In the ID community, there will always be some debate over which program is best suited for storyboarding. One camp insists that text-forward Word or Google Doc storyboards reign supreme, while the other opts to tell a slide-based story using tools like PowerPoint or Google Slides. So the question remains: Is one type of storyboard actually better than the other? Let’s explore.