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Graphic Design Master Class: Beginner

The Ultimate Graphic Design Course, Covering Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Design Theory, Branding, & More

By Lindsay Marsh | in Online Courses

Do you want to learn all the skills and techniques you need to create incredible designs? Are you interested in learning about the process of creating logos and branding packages? Do you feel intimidated by Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign and want to learn how to use these platforms through practical, real-world projects? In this graphic design master class, you will extensively review typography, color theory, layout and composition, how to use photos in design, photo manipulations and editing, magazine layout design, branding, logo design, and more! You'll also learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign and do projects with real-world applications. Every designer needs to know and master these programs, and this course makes sure you know the essential tools to power through amazing projects.

  • Access 113 lectures & 12 hours of content 24/7
  • Use Adobe Illustrator to master the pen tool & design a logo from scratch
  • Review photo editing and manipulation techniques in Photoshop & create compelling social media graphics
  • Create a magazine layout in InDesign & learn the master pages tool to drastically speed up your design workflow when working with multiple page layouts
  • Create an entire brand package using Adobe illustrator complete with a business card and other assets


Note: Software not included

Instructor

Lindsay Marsh has been creating brand experiences for her clients for over 14 years. As a freelance graphic designer, she has worked on a wide variety of projects both in the digital and print space. She's taken classes at some of the top design schools in the world, including Parsons at The New School, The Pratt Institute, and NYU. She's had the pleasure of teaching over 63,000+ students globally online, and has provided private tutoring in the the area of design and marketing for over 8 years. She is also a Canva Certified Creative.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web and mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Course Guide
    • Coures Intro - 3:04
    • The Course Guide - 3:46
    • IMPORTANT Download the resources and Course Guide for this course!
  • Graphic Design Theory
    • The Anatomy of Typography - 7:16
    • Lesson2-TypeStyles - 4:55
    • Lesson3-Serif-Typestyle - 4:56
    • Lesson4-Sans-serif-TypeStyles - 3:23
    • Lesson5-UsingTypeinLayoutandDesign - 2:49
    • Lesson6-FontParing - 2:27
    • Working With Typography - 6:19
    • Working With Typography - Larger Blocks of Text - 3:30
    • Color Wheel and Color Harmony - 6:07
    • Color and Emotions - 3:25
    • Photos and Design - 3:06
    • Layout and Blocking - 3:30
    • Layout in Design - 5:00
    • Creative Effective Layouts - 6:03
    • Grids and Blocking - 3:48
    • Lesson16-DesignTheme - 2:00
    • Small Details Matter In Design - 3:22
    • Let's Get Technical - 6:31
  • Adobe 2019 updates
    • Adobe2019-Updates - 12:48
  • Adobe Photoshop Introduction and Tools
    • Adobe Creative Suite - 3:55
    • Photoshop Setup - 8:55
    • Photoshop Setup - Part2 - 12:29
    • Photoshop Setup - Part3 - 7:54
    • Photo Editing - 13:33
    • Duotones and Gradients - 9:18
    • Cut it Out - 9:26
    • Cut it Out - Part 2 - 6:18
    • Content Aware Tool - 6:03
    • Layering Masks Overview - 10:23
    • Spot Healing Brush Tool - 1:26
  • Photoshop Editing and Manipulation Basics
    • PhotoManipulation - Advanced- Liquify Tool - 6:52
    • Photo Manipulation - 10:27
    • PhotoManipulation Advanced Techniques - 11:11
    • Changing Eye Color - 10:31
    • Non-destructive Editing - 6:31
    • Non-destructive Editing - part 2 - 4:14
  • Adobe Photoshop Projects
    • Let's Design A Dynamic Social Media Graphic - 11:51
    • Let's Design A Dynamic Social Media Graphic - Part 2 - 6:28
    • Wine Glass Project - 9:31
    • Wine Glass Project - part 2 - 9:10
    • Wine Glass Project - part 3 - 5:32
  • Adobe Illustrator Basics
    • Intro To Adobe Illustrator - 5:34
    • Intro to the Pen tool - 12:30
    • Intro to the Pen tool - Part 2 - 8:01
    • Intro to the Pen tool - Part 3 - 12:34
    • Creating Shapes Using The Grid System - 7:38
    • The Shape Builder Tool - 9:02
    • The Shape Builder Tool - Part 2 - 9:57
    • Rocket Logo - 13:37
    • Rocket Logo - Part 2 - 13:37
  • Introduction To Affinity Designer - An Adobe Illustrator Alternative
    • AD-Introduction - 10:02
    • AD-Lesson2 - 6:07
    • AD-Lesson3-Personas - 12:24
    • AD-Lesson4 - Shapebuilder Alternative - 1:38
  • Logo Design & Branding Theory
    • Logo Inspirations - 2:58
    • Logo Design- The Characteristics Of Strong Logo Designs - 8:37
    • Moodboards - 4:30
  • Adobe Illustrator Project - Develop a Logo and Branding Package
    • Design A Branding Package - 11:12
    • Design A Branding Package part 2 - 8:11
    • Design A Branding Package part 3 - 11:54
    • Design A Branding Package part 4 - 10:19
    • Design A Branding Package part 5 - 10:02
    • Business Card Design - 10:32
    • Business Card Design - part 2 - 13:50
    • Branding Standards - 9:04
    • Branding Standards - part2 - 10:03
    • Brand Extention - 9:13
  • Adobe Illustrator Project - Event Flyer Design
    • Typography - 10:36
    • Photos and Layout - 8:55
    • Finishing Touches - 6:54
  • Adobe InDesign - Let's Design a Magazine
    • Editorial Layout - Spread Design - 4:17
    • Editorial Layout-part2 - 2:53
    • magazine-1-filesetupandmasterpages - 4:25
    • Magazine-2-numbering - 7:30
    • Magazine-3-FontCover-Top - 6:47
    • Magazine-4-CoverPhoto - 4:58
    • Magazine-5-MainArticlesetup - 2:17
    • Magazine-6-secondarticle - 7:09
    • Magazine-7-frontcoverfinish - 3:58
    • Magazine-8-frontcover-directionalfeather - 3:44
    • magazine-9-paragraphstyles - 4:49
    • magazine-10-indexpage - 4:31
    • Magazine-11-index-finish - 7:21
    • Magazine-12-firstspread - 5:54
    • Magazine-12-firstspread-part2 - 5:00
    • Magazine-12-firstspread-blocking - 10:26
    • magazine-13-firstspread-headlineandphoto - 8:23
    • Magazine-14-textwrap - 5:04
    • Magazine-15-finalfirstspreadangle - 1:47
    • Magazine-16-realestatespread - 11:47
    • Magazine-17-backcover - 4:28
    • Magazine-18-Exporting - 3:52
  • Student Projects
    • Student Projects - 3:22
  • Design Trends for 2019!
    • Section Intro - 1:11
    • DesignTrends-3-D - 2:28
    • DesignTrends-3DTools - 3:11
    • DesignTrends-3D in Photoshop - 5:32
    • DesignTrends-Color - 2:22
    • Gradient-Meshes - 4:58
    • DesignTrends-typography - 3:19
  • NEW! Finding Your Design Niche!
    • Section Intro - 1:16
    • designniches-lesson1 - 3:13
    • designniche-lesson2-logodesign - 5:18
    • designniche-lesson3-Branding - 3:28
    • designniche-lesson4-printdesigner - 6:01
    • DesignNiche-Lesson5-Pattern - 3:12
    • designniche-lesson6-packagedesign - 4:04
    • designniche-lesson7-uxuidesign - 3:27
    • designniche-lesson8-socialmedia - 4:02
    • DesignNiche-studentproject - 1:59

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Graphic Design Masterclass: Intermediate

Take Your Graphic Design Skills to the Next Level with Logo & Package Design, Social Media, and More

By Lindsay Marsh | in Online Courses

Are you ready to level up your design skills? Building off everything you learned in the beginner course, you'll continue to develop your Adobe Creative Suite design abilities in this masterclass. Please note, this course is not for those who have zero experience using Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, and some basic knowledge is assumed before starting. In this course, you'll conquer a full photo manipulation project for a large poster ad, take a deep dive into typography and proper layout in ad design, and create a full logo design & branding project from scratch, starting with the concept developing phase and how to pick the proper font, style and colors.

  • Access 93 lectures & 10 hours of video content 24/7
  • Build on your basic graphic design skills & gain a deeper understanding of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Review photo retouching & learn the content aware tool in Photoshop to help speed up your workflow
  • Practice hand drawing & tracing w/ the pen tool in Illustrator to make vector objects for scalability
  • Complete an entire digital marketing campaign complete w/ a wide variety of Facebook & Instagram sizes, including an Instagram story ad
  • Figure out how to price your freelance projects & value and present your services to potential clients


Note: Software not included

Instructor

Lindsay Marsh has been creating brand experiences for her clients for over 14 years. As a freelance graphic designer, she has worked on a wide variety of projects both in the digital and print space. She's taken classes at some of the top design schools in the world, including Parsons at The New School, The Pratt Institute, and NYU. She's had the pleasure of teaching over 63,000+ students globally online, and has provided private tutoring in the the area of design and marketing for over 8 years. She is also a Canva Certified Creative.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web and mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Introduction and Course Guide!
    • Course Intro - 3:51
    • The Course Guide - 4:02
    • IMPORTANT! Download Files and Resources here!
  • Adobe Photoshop - Photo Editing and Content Aware
    • Photo Editing - 8:54
    • Touchup - Blending - 9:27
    • Content Aware - 7:25
    • Photo Retouching - 5:27
    • Advanced Practice - 5:35
  • Creating Realistic Shadows
    • Shadows-INTRO - 0:45
    • Shadows-coffeecup-1 - 12:04
    • Shadows-flower-2 - 4:21
    • Shadows-icons-3 - 4:57
    • Shadows-phone-4 - 1:57
  • PROJECT - Photo Manipulation Poster Project
    • Creating and Ad - 9:28
    • Part 2 - 8:57
    • Part 3 - Typography - 9:15
    • Part 4 - 10:29
    • Part 5 - Final - 5:46
  • Logo Design Section
    • The Characteristics Of Strong Logo Designs - 9:15
    • Procreate - The Swan Logo - 5:44
    • procreate-2 - 4:40
    • procreate-3 - 2:50
    • procreate-coffee-4 - 2:16
    • Swan-vector-1 - 12:39
    • swan-vector-2 - 6:27
    • Swan Logo . - brand extension - 1:33
    • Golden Ratio - The Bird project - 9:55
    • The Golden Ratio - 5:26
    • Golden Ratio - Letters - 12:22
    • Golden Ratio - Letters 2 - 10:18
  • PROJECT - Full Logo Design Process from Start to Finish
    • Lesson 1 - 7:59
    • Lesson 2 - 9:05
    • Lesson 3 - 9:43
    • Lesson 4 - Adding Color - 10:18
    • Lesson 5 - Color Combos - 9:06
    • Lesson 6 - Exporting - 11:51
    • Lesson 7 - Van Mockup - 8:11
  • PROJECT - Create Compelling Infographics
    • Section Intro - 1:10
    • lesson1-intro - 8:54
    • lesson2-setup - 8:18
    • lesson3-piechart - 11:10
    • lesson4-infographics-usingicons - 9:43
    • lesson5-infographics-showingscale - 8:46
    • lesson6-infographic-piechart-complex - 8:35
    • lesson7-infographics-piechart-part2 - 9:01
    • lesson8-infographics-Linegraph - 10:38
    • lesson9-infographics-linechart-part2 - 6:30
    • Lesson10-studentproject-infographics - 0:43
  • Using Paid and Free Fonts, Photos and Resources
    • lesson1 - Legal-Fonts - 7:02
    • lesson2 - Legal-Photos - 5:55
    • lesson3 - Legal-Resources - 4:32
  • PROJECT - Develop an Entire Digital Campaign
    • SocialMedia-1-BaseDesign - 10:16
    • SocialMedia-2-SizingGuide - 11:17
    • SocialMedia-3-SizingGuide-part3-Facebooksizes - 11:10
    • SocialMedia-4-Instagram - 9:32
    • SocialMedia-5-Instagram-stories - 9:06
    • SocialMedia-6-InstagramStoriesandexporting - 9:54
  • PROJECT - Create a Poster Using Only Typography
    • TypeOnly-Lesson1 - 11:14
    • TypeOnly-Lesson2-ColorsandShadows - 8:15
    • TypeOnly-Lesson3-Texture - 7:50
    • TypeOnly-Lesson4-CreatingDifferentVersions - 2:18
    • TypeOnly-Lesson4-B - 0:21
    • TypeOnly-Lesson-5-Bonus-Photoshop - 13:13
  • PROJECT: Create A Chocolate Bar Wrapper - Package Design
    • ChoclateBar-Intro - 1:27
    • ChoclateBar-lesson1-gettingstarted - 7:15
    • ChocolateBar-Lesson2-Patterns - 10:38
    • Chocolate-lesson3-FIndingtheRightFont - 10:11
    • ChocolateBar-Lesson4-SourcingandFindingYourImagesandPhotos - 16:42
    • ChocolateBar-lesson5-mockup - 10:38
    • Chocolate-Bar-Lesson6-Mockup2-ShowingOurTheme - 5:39
    • Chocolate-lesson-7-Export-Final - 13:10
  • Freelancing Section - How to Price Your Projects
    • MasterClass-Freelance-Pricing-Intro - 4:16
    • Getting Started - 7:43
    • Sizing Up Your Client - 8:24
    • Project Exposure - 3:01
    • Let's Do a Practice Quote! - 2:40
    • Hourly or Fixed Rate - 4:26
  • Full-time Freelance
    • Section Intro - 0:49
    • Are You Ready - 1:23
    • Cash Flow For Freelancers - 4:19
    • What is Full-Time Freelancing - 3:20
    • Personal Branding - 4:19
    • Shoe Strong Freelancing - 4:20
    • Contracts - 2:29
    • Finding Clients - 6:57
  • Passive Income for Creatives
    • PassiveIncome-Lesson1 - 3:18
    • passiveincome-lesson2- Building A Library - 4:41
    • passiveincome-lesson4- Resources - 2:39
    • passiveincome-lesson-5- Final Thoughts - 1:05
    • PassiveIncome-Project - 0:24
  • Raise Your Prices
    • Value Pricing - 5:27
    • Lesson2 - 3:39
    • Lesson 3 - The Pitch - 3:46

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Adobe CC Master Class: Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe XD, InDesign

Learn Graphic Design Essentials with Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe XD, InDesign & More

By Lindsay Marsh | in Online Courses

The fundamentals of design are useful for a wide variety of careers, industries, and hobbies. Whether it's logo design, web design, social media, user interface design, advertising, product design, printing, or t-shirts, this course will cover fundamental design skills that can be used in any niche. Each section goes into specific detail of the main principle being taught so that you get an in-depth knowledge of different design theories, which you'll then apply to a practical, real-world project.

  • Access 13+ hours of video content 24/7
  • Cover the basics of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, & Adobe XD
  • Learn the fundamentals of good logo, website, mobile app, icon, & poster design
  • Connect with your instructors & fellow students in a course-specific Facebook group


Note: Software not included

Instructor

Lindsay Marsh has been creating brand experiences for her clients for over 14 years. As a freelance graphic designer, she has worked on a wide variety of projects both in the digital and print space. She's taken classes at some of the top design schools in the world, including Parsons at The New School, The Pratt Institute, and NYU. She's had the pleasure of teaching over 63,000+ students globally online, and has provided private tutoring in the the area of design and marketing for over 8 years. She is also a Canva Certified Creative.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web and mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Course Guide and File Download
    • IMPORTANT! Make sure to download the course files and resources right here!

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Graphic Design Mastery: The Branding & Design Process

Learn How the Corporate Branding & Graphic Design Process Works from Start to Finish

By Lindsay Marsh | in Online Courses

Hoping to land a corporate client or help with a company's branding? This ambitious class aims to tackle the entire branding and design process from start to finish. You'll learn what goes into creating a logo, how to create and expand branding standards, produce a color palette and logo variations, and more. You'll also dive into ad design and layout, including layout design for digital and print graphics. You'll also learn more about the package design process, stationery design, letterhead, and business card designs.
  • Access 44 lectures & 5+ hours of content 24/7
  • Get hands-on experience working on the design & branding process from start to finish
  • Create a logo, produce a color palette, & design T-shirts with Adobe XD
  • Navigate Adobe Dimensions, a 3D mockup program, & create a 3D package design
  • Create a working wireframe of webpages


Note: Software not included

Instructor

Lindsay Marsh has been creating brand experiences for her clients for over 14 years. As a freelance graphic designer, she has worked on a wide variety of projects both in the digital and print space. She's taken classes at some of the top design schools in the world, including Parsons at The New School, The Pratt Institute, and NYU. She's had the pleasure of teaching over 63,000+ students globally online, and has provided private tutoring in the the area of design and marketing for over 8 years. She is also a Canva Certified Creative.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web and mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Course Guide and Introduction
    • Course Intro - 2:39
    • The Course Guide - 3:16
    • IMPORTANT! Course Files for Download here!
  • Logo Design
    • Logo Design - Getting Started - 9:56
    • Typography - 10:27
    • Mood Boards and Colors - 10:57
    • Working with Light and Dark Backgrounds - 11:15
  • Branding
    • Developing Branding Standards - 10:46
    • Brand Assets - 4:20
    • Logo Design - Exporting - 2:29
  • The Package Design
    • Setup - 6:11
    • Layout - 8:48
    • Adobe Dimensions Overview - 12:23
    • Working With Multiple Objects - 7:12
    • Rendering Files - 4:43
    • Backside - 9:35
    • Testing It Out - 7:53
  • Ad Layout and Design
    • AdSpecs - 5:06
    • Layout and Blocking - 3:25
    • Custom Brushes - 9:28
    • Creating Background Textures - 6:20
    • Layout and Blocking - Part2 - 11:43
  • Rendering Our 3D Objects in Adobe Dimensions
    • 3D Objects - 8:34
    • High Rez Renders - 3:07
  • Digital Ad Design
    • Layout - 11:49
    • Layout - part 2 - 8:29
  • T-Shirt Design and Stationery Design
    • Lesson1-Tshirt-Part1 - 7:57
    • Lesson2-TshirtDesign-Backside - 10:09
    • Lesson3-StationeryDesign-Letterhead-Part1 - 6:58
    • Lesson4-StationeryDesign-Letterhead-Part2 - 8:11
    • Lesson5-StationeryDesign-Letterhead-Part1 - 6:58
    • Lesson6-StationeryDesign-Letterhead-Part2 - 8:11
    • Lesson7-StationeryDesign-Envelope - 9:11
  • Website Design and Layout
    • Lesson1-AdobeXd-UX - 6:20
    • lesson2-WebDesign-IntrotoAdobeXd - 9:08
    • Lesson3-WebDesign-BlockingOurDesign - 8:22
    • Lesson4-WebDesign-AddingIconsLinks&Photos - 8:11
    • Lesson5-WebDesign-AddingIconsLinks&Photos-Part2 - 10:54
    • Lesson6-WebDesign-MainBanner - 9:25
    • Lesson7-Webdesign-FinishingOurHomePage - 8:17
    • Lesson8-FinishingUpOurHomePage-Part2 - 6:52
    • Lesson9-WebDesign-ProductPage - 8:40
    • Lesson10-WebsiteDesign-CreatingActiveLinks - 10:00
    • Lesson11-WebsiteDesign-ShoppingCartDropDownMenu - 11:38

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Photoshop Manipulation & Editing Masterclass

Master Photo Editing, Retouching, & Photo Manipulations

By Lindsay Marsh | in Online Courses

If you're looking to edit photos like a pro, this course is the perfect place to start. Learn need-to-know, non-destructive Photoshop editing techniques like spot healing, how to maximize the content aware tool, and even how to change hair color or backgrounds. This class focuses on several real-world projects the instructor has had to do for clients during her 14-year freelance graphic design career and is guaranteed to up your Photoshop game no matter what level you're at.

  • Access 33 lectures & 3 hours of video content 24/7
  • Learn the basics of photo editing using Photoshop tools like the spot healing brush, the content aware tool, & more
  • Dive deeper by learning how to change hair color, clothing color, seasons, backgrounds, & even swap heads
  • Paint make-up & add dynamic lighting to photos to create characters worth remembering


Note: Software not included

Instructor

Lindsay Marsh has been creating brand experiences for her clients for over 14 years. As a freelance graphic designer, she has worked on a wide variety of projects both in the digital and print space. She's taken classes at some of the top design schools in the world, including Parsons at The New School, The Pratt Institute, and NYU. She's had the pleasure of teaching over 63,000+ students globally online, and has provided private tutoring in the the area of design and marketing for over 8 years. She is also a Canva Certified Creative.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web and mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • IMPORTNANT: Course Intro and Guide
    • Course Guide - 2:44
    • DOWNLOAD COURSE GUIDE HERE!
  • Beginning Section - Photo Editing and Tools
    • Selective Color - 3:39
    • Content Aware Tool - 6:03
    • Spot Healing Brush Tool - 1:26
    • Non-destructive Editing-part 1
    • Non-destructive Editing 2
    • Changing Hair Color with Blending Modes - 6:14
    • Painting Gold - 3:45
    • Selective Color-part2 - 4:08
    • touchup - 7:12
  • Layering Masks and Double Exposure
    • Layering Masks - 10:23
    • Layering Masks 2 - 10:14
    • Double Exposure - 7:53
    • Double Exposure 2 - 8:57
  • Photo Manipulation Section - Wine Glass Project
    • Lesson1-WineGlass - 9:31
    • Lesson2-WineGlass - 9:10
    • Lesson3-WineGlass - 5:32
  • Fish Bowl Project
    • Lesson-1-Fish - 11:05
    • Lesson-2-Fish - 11:22
    • FishBowl - StudentProject - 0:28
  • Head Swap Project
    • Lesson1-Sheep - 11:10
    • Lesson-2-Sheep - 10:34
    • lesson-3-Sheep - 3:11
  • Wicked Witch Project
    • Lesson1-WickedWitch - 10:11
    • Lesson2-WickedWitch-LiquifyTweaks - 9:50
    • Lesson3-WickedWitch-StudentProject - 3:24
    • Lesson4-WickedWitch-StudentProjectIdeas-Bonus - 3:42
  • Magic Door Photo Manipulation
    • Lesson1-MagicDoor-TheDoor - 9:52
    • Lesson2-MagicDoor-cuttingoutimages - 9:01
    • Lesson3-MagicDoor-Fog - 11:42
    • Lesson4-MagicDoor-DodgeAndBurn - 10:11
    • Lesson5-MagicDoor-WorkingwithColor-Duotone - 9:59

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The Complete Graphic Design Theory for Beginners Course

Learn Graphic Design Theory & the Basic Principles of Color Theory, Typography, Branding, Logo Design, Layout & More

By Lindsay Marsh | in Online Courses

In order to become a truly talented designer, you need to understand the fundamentals of design. Thankfully, you don't need to spend thousands on an expensive education to do that — the Complete Graphic Design Theory for Beginners Course will give you a solid understanding of design theory to help you become the best graphic designer you can be. By understanding the foundations of color, typography, layout, composition, branding, and other fields of study in the graphic design realm, you can propel yourself from a beginner to an expert, and this course is jam-packed with information on all of these concepts.
  • Access 40 lectures & 4.5 hours of video content 24/7
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of color theory, typography, layout, composition, user experience, logo design, modern trends, & more
  • Connect with your instructors & fellow students for support and discussions in a course-specific Facebook group


Note: Software not included

Instructor

Lindsay Marsh has been creating brand experiences for her clients for over 14 years. As a freelance graphic designer, she has worked on a wide variety of projects both in the digital and print space. She's taken classes at some of the top design schools in the world, including Parsons at The New School, The Pratt Institute, and NYU. She's had the pleasure of teaching over 63,000+ students globally online, and has provided private tutoring in the the area of design and marketing for over 8 years. She is also a Canva Certified Creative.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web and mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Course Guide
    • CourseGuide-DesignTheory - 4:45
  • Color Theory
    • Introduction to Color Theory in Design - 5:16
    • How We See the World Through Color - 8:31
    • Understanding Color and Color Mixing - 7:55
    • Color for Digital and Print Media - 6:43
    • Color Selections and Methods - 11:32
    • Color Harmonies and Meanings - 6:55
    • Creating a Mood Board with Canva - 14:58
    • Selecting Color for a New Design - 10:14
    • Create a Duotone Effect with Photoshop - 8:21
  • Typography Theory
    • Typography in Design - 4:03
    • Type Anatomy - 7:01
    • Type Styles - 4:36
    • Sans-serif - 3:24
    • Kerning and Spacing - 7:16
    • Type Hierarchy - 9:20
    • Font Paring - 2:13
    • Font Pairing - Pratice - 7:52
    • Working with Long Headlines - 7:14
    • Different Styles - 9:09
  • Photography in Design
    • Photography in Design - 3:45
    • The Basics of Photography - 4:07
    • Composition and Layout - 4:03
    • Color Theory and Photography - 4:08
    • Where to Find Images - 9:28
    • How to Cut Out a Subject from a Photography - 10:35
    • Typography and Photography - 3:25
    • Create an Advertisement in Canva - 16:28
  • Layout Theory
    • Layout in Design - 5:00
    • Effective Layout - 6:03
    • Grids and Blocking - 3:48
    • Design Theme - 2:00
    • Editorial Spread Design - 4:17
    • Editorial Layout-part2 - 2:53
    • UX Design - 7:30
  • Logo Design Theory
    • Clever Logos - 2:58
    • The Whole Brand - 4:34
    • Sketching Your Ideas - 4:40
    • Sketching Your Ideas 2 - 2:50
    • Sketching Your Ideas 3 - 2:16

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Logo Design Mastery In Adobe Illustrator

Learn Logo Design Theory, The Creative Process, How to Work With Clients & Master Adobe Illustrator Tools

By Lindsay Marsh | in Online Courses

Whether you work as a freelancer, at a marketing agency, or as an in-house employee, if you're a graphic designer, you'll probably need to know how to create a logo at some point in your career. This extensive class trains you in all aspects of the logo design process, including logo design theory, execution, working with typography, selecting color pallets, preparing and exporting files and how to work with adobe illustrator to create stunning logos. You'll learn how to work with clients by following several full logo design projects from start to finish, and how to build your portfolio to land more jobs.
  • Access 42 lectures & 5 hours of video content 24/7
  • Learn what the logo design process looks like from start to finish by working on several projects
  • Develop an understanding of logo design theory, the golden ratio, color psychology, & more
  • Put together a professional portfolio to show off your work
  • Uncover the best questions to ask clients in order to help them achieve their creative vision


Note: Software not included

Instructor

Lindsay Marsh has been creating brand experiences for her clients for over 14 years. As a freelance graphic designer, she has worked on a wide variety of projects both in the digital and print space. She's taken classes at some of the top design schools in the world, including Parsons at The New School, The Pratt Institute, and NYU. She's had the pleasure of teaching over 63,000+ students globally online, and has provided private tutoring in the the area of design and marketing for over 8 years. She is also a Canva Certified Creative.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web and mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Course Intro and Course Guide
    • LogoDesignMastery-Intro - 3:41
    • The Course Guide - 3:19
    • IMPORTANT! Download Resources Here!
  • Logo Design Theory
    • Logo Design Basics & Anatomy - 8:27
    • Logo Design Styles - 6:16
    • Color Psychology and Theory - 8:00
    • Logo Design - The Characteristics Of Strong Logo Designs - 8:37
  • Adobe Tools Overview
    • Section Intro - 0:46
    • Getting Setup - 2:25
    • The Width Tool - 8:27
    • The Offset Path Tool - 7:17
    • Layering Masks - 10:51
    • Shapebuilder Tool - 8:54
    • Working with Gradients - 7:42
  • The Logo Design Process
    • Client Questions - 6:16
    • Client Introduction - 1:54
    • Sketching - 8:04
    • Image Trace - 13:35
    • Typography - 10:59
    • Finalizing - 9:30
    • Creating Icons - 11:29
    • Creating Icons-Part2 - 12:09
    • Creating Variations - 6:18
    • Negitive Space Logo - 6:35
    • Client Presentation - 10:41
    • Adding Grid and Texture - 4:16
    • Logo Design Process - Color - 10:18
  • A Golden Ratio Full Logo Design Project
    • The Golden Ratio - 12:59
    • Golden Ratio Practice - 8:26
    • Golden Ratio Practice 2 - 9:00
    • Student Design Challenge - Logo Design - 1:57
    • Working with Typography - 11:34
    • The Wave Logo Mark - 9:11
    • Working With Typography - Part2 - 8:31
    • Using Grids - 4:51
    • Adding Color - 5:23
    • Color - part2 - 7:38
    • Logo Design - Presentation - 8:06
  • Working With Mock-ups and Creating Polished Presentations
    • Using Mockups - 11:50
    • Video Presentations - 7:48
  • Logo File Export Guide
    • Exporting Your Files - 15:10
  • The Finding Clients Guide
    • Finding Client Work - 12:54

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Terms

  • Unredeemed licenses can be returned for store credit within 15 days of purchase. Once your license is redeemed, all sales are final.
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