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Bucqueroux: Video tutorials on Painting with Light and Sound

The web allows us to use images and video to tell all or parts of our stories. The challenge is to learn how to make better still and moving images. This series of tutorials offers tips and techniques that will help you make the leap from amateur to professional, even if you weren’t blessed with an artist’s eye.

Part 1 of our series focuses on examples of excellence, the range of digital equipment you can use and the basics of painting with light.

Part 2 offers information and advice on composition, including the rule of thirds.

About Bonnie Bucqueroux – Bucqueroux is a digital pioneer who teaches journalism at Michigan State University. A National Magazine Award winner, she produced the first online training for police and the first campaign blog of anyone running for federal office. She co-publishes Lansing Online News, an experiment in citizen journalism, and co-hosts the publication’s weekly radio show on WLNZ 89.7.

Email her at lansingonline (at)


Bucqueroux: Create a WordPress Header in Photoshop CS6

Many popular WordPress themes offer the chance to install a custom header. This YouTube tutorial by Bonnie Bucqueroux offers step-by-step instruction on how to create a unique header to the specifications required by your theme.