I'm a graphic designer who specializes in print, but I'm realizing I need to expand my web design skills, so I've been contemplating taking some kind of continuing education class(es) to build my skill set. I'm not looking for an advanced degree, just some technical training. Any suggestions?
Does anyone have any experience with the Genesee Center for the Arts? They're offering a basic web design class this fall with a focus on Dreamweaver. It sounds like it would be useful to me since I have Dreamweaver and can get by using a template someone else has created, but wouldn't know how to start something from scratch.
My other option would be to partner with a web-tech-savvy person, which is what I've done with clients in the past - I design the look of the site and their tech person builds it.
This is a very difficult thing for me to dive into because I started in graphic design AFTER the software became WYSIWYG, so I never had to deal with the programming end of things, which allowed me to focus strictly on design. And although many web-building apps are getting more WYSIWYG, it may never become as easy as my design software just due to the nature of the web (requiring flexible programming for different browsers).
Any help would be very appreciated!