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Design Techniques

Whether you're an aspiring graphic designer or simply a visual design enthusiast, learn about design techniques with our expert-led training. In these video courses, you'll get design tips, techniques, and best practices for using InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and more.
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  • view course page for Creative Quick Tips

    Creative Quick Tips with Justin Seeley

    Five-minute workflow improvements for creative pros, covering Photoshop, Illustrator, WordPress, and other tools designers commonly use.

    2h 58m
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  • view course page for Introduction to Graphic Design

    Learn the core skill areas (color, typography, and layout) as well as the core tools (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator) used in graphic design.

    5h 58m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Layout and Composition

    Learn how to create stronger, clearer, more attention-grabbing designs by understanding the how, why, and when of layout and composition.

    1h 35m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Design Aesthetics for Web Design

    Learn how to incorporate principles of design such as contrast, unity, and balance in specific ways that improve your website.

    2h 5m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Before & After: Graphic Design Techniques

    Simple techniques to improve your layouts and refresh your creative vision, from the founder of Before & After magazine.

    1h 7m
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  • view course page for Artistic Concepts with Bert Monroy

    Legendary author and artist Bert Monroy, a digital art pioneer, walks through basic artistic concepts that are critical for creating great art and designs in this Photoshop tutorial.

    42m 14s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Design the Web: Simulating Web Text

    Simulate the look of anti-aliased fonts in your next website mockup with this Photoshop tutorial.

    12m 25s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Design the Web: Video Graphics and Animation

    Learn to edit video and add custom graphics and animations to your projects in Photoshop CS6 with this Photoshop tutorial.

    24m 44s
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  • view course page for Before & After: Things Every Designer Should Know

    Simple graphic design techniques from Before & After magazine to make your page, screen, or presentation look and perform its best.

    1h 5m
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