Deke’s Techniques



Numerous skills in a size that you can digest.

Are your ready to sharpen your design tools, Visitor?

Let's get to work.



Watch and complete:  Any of the appx. 300 videos in Deke's Techniques from computer graphics guru Deke McClelland and take notes!* Follow along with Deke in Illustrator or Photoshop by downloading the necessary "exercise files" used in the video. Post Images of your creation using his exercise files to show your completion.

* Use pencil and paper, text edit application, Shift-Command-4 (targeted screenshots), or a combination of any of all.

Completion: Click once you have watched and followed along with quality notes.



Amazing stuff, huh? And he keeps adding more almost every week so you can always check back.

Mastery: Show what you have learned in a new post titled appropriate for the skill. Be thorough with your notes Include an image of the file you altered or created along with the video


Gratz, Visitor! You know there's more where that came from.


This quest can be repeated for mastery credit with any of Deke's other Techniques in this course. Find another one that interests you and after completion and posting you may repeat the completion below.

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