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Digital Scholarship at UCSC Libraries

2D Design

2D design is an important aspect to any visual media. Creating engaging content that is accessible and readable is the hallmark of any good designer. The Digital Scholarship Department offers robust support for various types of 2D design Methods. In addition to the equipment available for checkout, the DSC is available to assist with a variety of digital design tools. We can provide assistance with research and assignment development with a design focus in mind. The DSC lab also offers a wide range of up to date software packages to support digital design projects and visualization.

Tutorials

Here you'll find a growing list of tutorials and recorded workshops around 2D design.

Software

Equipment + Spaces

The DSC offers a wide range of audio recording equipment for checkout as well as spaces with full design suites installed.

Equipment

  • Huion Graphics Tablet (currently unavailable)
  • Huion Display Tablet (currently unavailable)
  • Wacom Graphics Tablet (Checkout | Equipment Guide)

Spaces

Additional Resources

There are an enormous number of good quality resources out there on 2D design. Here are a few we like.