Specs Howard School of Media Arts Blog

Where you find insights in to the Media Arts industries!

    Top 10 Networking Tips

    Posted by Amy Brown on Tue, Feb 24, 2015
          Meeting the right people at an event can be tough. You are in a room full of strangers, many who can help your career, and you have no idea how ...
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    Topics: Broadcast Media Arts, networking

    Battle of the Design Terms

    Posted by Amy Brown on Mon, Feb 23, 2015
    JPEG, raster files, serif fonts...What are they and when should I use them?  Read on for more info to find out! There are many things you need to ...
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    Topics: GFX

    Specs Howard's Top 15 Media Memes

    Posted by Amy Brown on Fri, Feb 20, 2015
    We know you all loved our last blog with humorous graphic design memes, we had to do another one! This time we have gathered some that our Digital ...
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    Topics: BMA, Digital Media Arts, Broadcast Media Arts, Memes, Humor

    DMA Freestyle Friday: Lighting Illuminated

    Posted by Amy Brown on Wed, Feb 18, 2015
    Join us for our next Digital Media Arts Freestyle Friday!
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    Topics: Freestyle Friday, Lighting Techniques

    Valentine's Day cards from Specs Howard

    Posted by Amy Brown on Fri, Feb 13, 2015
     Happy Valentine's Day from Specs Howard School of Media Arts!       Send your friends and family (or yourself) a cool card this Valentine's Day! We ...
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    Topics: Specs Howard School, Graphic Design, Valentine's Day, DIY

    Celebrate Pączki Day in Hamtramck

    Posted by Bruce Thompson II on Thu, Feb 12, 2015
    Looking for the place to be this Valentine's Day and Pączki Day? There's no better place than our very own city of Hamtramck. Not only is Hamtramck ...
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    Topics: Graphic Design, Pączki, Hamtramck

    Animated & Live Action Shorts Playing at the DIA

    Posted by Bruce Thompson II on Wed, Feb 11, 2015
    The Academy Awards will be held on February 22nd, and if you're like most of us, you haven't had the opportunity to see the more obscure nominees in ...
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    Topics: Digital Media Arts, Film, Shorts, Academy Award, Live Action, Animation

    How The Super Bowl Won Digital and Social Media

    Posted by Bruce Thompson II on Tue, Feb 10, 2015
      Source: The Associated Press We’re all used to the Super Bowl being one of the most watched television events of the year, every year. 2015 was no ...
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    Topics: Commercials, Super Bowl, Advertisements

    Academy Award Nominated Documentary Shorts Showing at the DIA

    Posted by Bruce Thompson II on Fri, Feb 6, 2015
    With the rise in popularity of Netflix and Hulu, documentaries are also becoming more popular among viewers. More and more are becoming available as ...
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    Topics: Digital Media, Shorts, Academy Award, Documentary, Detroit Institute of Arts

    Drinks X Design for Graphic Designers

    Posted by Amy Brown on Wed, Feb 4, 2015
    Attention all Graphic Designer's and students in the Detroit area!!   The Detroit Design Festival is sponsoring another Drinks X Design event on ...
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    Topics: Graphic Design, Metrotimes, AIGA

    Join Specs Howard at the Great Lakes Comic Con

    Posted by Amy Brown on Tue, Feb 3, 2015
         Join Specs Howard School of Media Arts at the Great Lakes Comic-Con February 27th-28th in Warren, MI. We will be there taking lots of photos and ...
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    Topics: Digital Media Arts, Graphic Design, Comic Con

    How the FCC Saved Net Neutrality Because of You

    Posted by Bruce Thompson II on Mon, Feb 2, 2015
    Photo via www.savetheinternet.com  The Internet is a piece of technology that is coveted not just in the United States, but also around the world. ...
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    Media Events of the Month - February

    Posted by Alan Smith on Sun, Feb 1, 2015
    Are you tired of finding out about cool events AFTER they've happened? Don't worry, we have come up with a solution for all of you busy bees out ...
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    Topics: Media, Media Events, Digital Media, Graphic Design, Industry, Broadcast

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