Graphic design skills and tools for belly dancers
Basic design elements for belly dance promotional materials and websites
“I strive for two things in design: simplicity and clarity. Great design is born of those two things.” ~ Lindon Leader
When you’re a belly dancer it’s hard enough being your own salesperson, accountant, promoter and now I want you to add graphic designer to the list, too? Yep! It’s true! You’re probably already creating your own marketing and promotional materials, so why not take your skills to the next level by taking this class on graphic design for belly dancers?
Graphic design is an art, but there are small things you can learn that make a huge difference in your promotional materials. Just adapting these few techniques can improve your business and brand. This class is going to highlight basic ideas that will take you a long way.
In this class you’ll learn:
- The importance of formatting your text properly
- How to make your pictures stand out
- Specific design techniques for web design and social media
- Which free graphic design programs you can use and how to use them.
So if you’re ready to start graphic designing like a pro, then it’s time to try this class!
Andalee is an Oriental dancer and instructor from the Triangle area of North Carolina, who is currently living in Montpellier, France. Her dance style is based in Egyptian dance and American Oriental belly dance. She began belly dancing in 2005.
Before her move to France, Andalee performed regularly at local events and private parties. She has also been teaching belly dance for several years. Her goal is always to share the love of the dance with others in a safe and welcoming way.
Andalee also has extensive experience in the field of communications. With a degree in Mass Communication, she has worked in communications at nonprofit organizations for her entire professional career. She has experience with website management, graphic design, marketing and more. She will translate this knowledge to the business of belly dance for her students at the Belly Dance Business Academy.
Additionally, Andalee founded Belly Dance at Any Size in 2013, an online magazine designed to build self-esteem and positive body images for dancers.