Learn to Build Beautiful Websites
from the Ground Up
Learn with us the skill of hand-coded HTML and CSS, and your webpages will be as solid inside as they are beautiful outside.
What You Can Learn:
If you’re totally new to web design or need to brush up on some of the basics, Ryan will help you pick up the basics of HTML & CSS coding so you have the confidence to build or manage your website. Here’s where we can start:
- Internet basics
- Intro to HTML:
- Page structure
- Creating links
- Adding images
- Working with tables
- Working with forms
- Intro to CSS
- Selectors (tags, IDs, classes)
- Typography and color basics
- Fundamentals of page layout
The Next Level
- Styling with CSS:
- CSS-based layout design principles
- Responsive design and media queries
- Customizing forms
- Writing clean and efficient CSS code
- Working with Bootstrap
- Integration of jQuery plugins
- Validation and cross-browser testing
Meet the Tutor
A veteran web designer with over 15 years experience, Ryan Thompson spends most of his time designing websites and creating digital multimedia. He has also taught web design and Photoshop for five years, in the classroom as well as in one-on-one lessons.
He brings both real-world web design experience and skill as a teacher, making even complex techniques and principles accessible to those he works with.
Locally in Madison, WI
We can meet anywhere within a 5-mile radius of 53703, typically at a coffee shop, your office, or other mutually convenient location. For one-on-one classes we can also meet at Ryan's office.
If you’re not in Madison, or perhaps traveling through the snow has got you down, we can easily meet online using a number of screen-sharing and meeting tools. It works great!
Book Classes for an Individual or Group
For one-on-one classes, we offer single classes at $75/hour or you can also get at a discount for purchasing block of five or more classes.
For groups, the rate is $75/hour for the first person, and then $20/hour for each additional person. We also offer discounts for purchasing class packages.