Do you ever struggle to choose colors, fonts, and graphics? Have you ever wondered how to use white space appropriately? Would you benefit from having your visual design questions answered by a pro? If so, check out Articulate’s next live Ask Me Anything (AMA) event with visual designer Greg Christman.

Greg is one of the amazing graphic designers behind the beautiful graphics on the E-Learning Heroes site. He’ll be ready to answer your visual design questions on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 from 1-3 PM ET.

How you can take part:

Mark the event date in your calendar and visit this page when the event begins at 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET on Wednesday, February 18th. When the live event starts, we’ll turn on the comments feature for this article, and you’ll be able to post your questions for Greg.

Greg will do his best to answer as many questions as possible during the session, starting with the most popular ones. Use the “Like” button to vote for the questions you want answered. 

We hope you’ll join us for our next AMA. Remember to follow #ArticulateAMA on Twitter for the latest updates about the event. Hope to see you there!

** POST -EVENT UPDATE*** Thanks all for the super fun discussion. If you have more questions, just post them in the forums to connect with thousands of other e-learning developers and designers.

We’re super excited that the next Articulate AMA will feature our newest community manager, Trina Rimmer! Trina will share her expert insights on freelancing in the e-learning world. And she has special expertise on working with subject matter experts to create amazing e-learning.

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, March 18, from 1-3 pm EST. And don’t forget to follow #ArticulateAMA to keep up with all the latest conversations. Thanks again to all who participated!

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Danika! Hi! I have a ton of places I use as resources for inspiration. Right now I mostly check http://designspiration.net/ https://niice.co/ http://typeverything.com/ https://dribbble.com/ http://formfiftyfive.com/ http://bldgwlf.com/ http://www.trendlist.org/ But, honestly i'm constantly finding new sites via friends sending me links. As far as typefaces go. A lot of the free sites you're going to find will have really wonky stuff. I can't stress enough that dafont.com is a place no one should download type from (unless you need like some super specific 8-bit display font). A great free/pay what you want resource is http://losttype.com/. I have a ton of friends that have done font's on it and I have contributed to a few pieces for the site. When mixing and matching type I gene... Expand

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Hi Ashley! Thanks for the question! Right now the entrance and exit animations occur automatically at the start and end of the timeline. That cannot be changed. You, unfortunately, can't add a trigger to an object to trigger the exit animation to occur. That would be a nice feature request though so you can feel free to submit one here: http://www.articulate.com/support/contact/submit.php?form=feature In the meantime, instead, what you can do is with Storyline 2 we have the awesome new motions paths which can be triggered. So you can add a trigger to a button that makes a motion path move your object off the slide completely. Here's a link to a tutorial about working with motion paths: http://www.articulate.com/support/storyline-2/creating-interactivity-with-triggered-motion-path-an... Expand

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