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  • view course page for Pixel Playground with Bert Monroy

    Take a 10-minute recess every week and join Bert Monroy for a fun, self-contained project in Photoshop or Illustrator.

    10h 33m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Evan Cheng, Character Designer

    Evan Cheng, character designer for Sesame Workshop, explains how a daily drawing practice and an alter ego helped him evolve his artwork and his career.

    9m 10s
    Appropriate for all
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  • view course page for Print Production Essentials: Direct Mail

    Learn how to design and send cost-efficient, engaging direct mail campaigns that follow all of the guidelines of the US Postal Service while "pushing the envelope" creatively.

    2h 10m
    Beginner
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  • view course page for InDesign Secrets

    InDesign Secrets with Anne-Marie Concepción

    David Blatner and Anne-Marie Concepción, co-hosts of the web's top resource for InDesign tips and tricks, InDesign Secrets.com, share some hidden and sometimes surprising workflow tips that will make working in InDesign more efficient and more fun.

    15h 5m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Type Project: Punk Album Art

    Learn how to create an album cover inspired by the punk rock movement of the 1970s, complete with "ransom-note" type, using Photoshop and Illustrator.

    30m 31s
    Intermediate
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  • view course page for Bert Monroy: The Making of Amsterdam Mist, the Natural Elements

    Watch digital painter Bert Monroy paint the natural elements—the trees, water, and fog—in his painting Amsterdam Mist, using the tools in Photoshop CC.

    1h 58m
    Intermediate
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  • view course page for Type Project: Swiss-Style Ad

    Create a poster-sized advertisement inspired by Swiss-Style designer Josef Müller-Brockmann's 1955 original.

    24m 55s
    Intermediate
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  • view course page for Deke's Techniques

    Deke's Techniques with Deke McClelland

    A collection of short Photoshop and Illustrator projects and creative effects from computer graphics guru Deke McClelland.

    61h 38m
    Intermediate
     
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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.

    3h 24m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Creating a Small-Business Website with Adobe Muse

    Create a compelling website for any small business, using Adobe Muse CC.

    1h 31m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Type Project: Bauhaus Book Cover

    Create a book cover design inspired by Bauhaus, with Adobe Illustrator.

    33m 30s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Typography: Choosing and Combining Typefaces

    Learn how to choose and combine typefaces for maximum visual impact.

    51m 50s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for F2 Design: Letterpress Printing and Poster Design

    Watch Dirk Fowler, founder of F2 Design, design and print one of his evocative music posters, and explain the importance of making something by hand every day.

    10m 45s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Creating Fixed-Layout EPUBs with InDesign CC

    Learn to create interactive fixed-layout EPUBs in InDesign CC, and preserve your design's integrity across multiple browsers and ereaders.

    3h 36m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator CC Essential Training

    Explore the basic elements of vector graphics and find out how to use the powerful drawing tools in Illustrator CC.

    8h 13m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Real-World Design: Live Presentations from Creative Leaders

    Get a front-row seat to Art Center College of Design's lecture series, where top designers from around the country share lessons from the real world of design.

    1h 27m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Adobe Mobile Apps First Look

    Tour the seven new Adobe mobile apps now included with Creative Cloud.

    49m 27s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Muse Essential Training

    Muse Essential Training with Justin Seeley

    Shows designers how to use Muse to create HTML-based web sites using a toolset familiar to anyone who's used Photoshop, InDesign, or Illustrator before.

    5h 46m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CC Essential Training

    Find out how to build well-crafted print publications, interactive documents, digital magazines, and ebooks with InDesign CC.

    9h 31m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for InDesign: 2014 Creative Cloud Updates

    Learn about the new features added to InDesign CC. New chapters released for every major update!

    42m 8s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator: 2014 Creative Cloud Updates

    Learn about the new features added to Illustrator CC. New chapters released for every major update!

    46m 47s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop: 2014 Creative Cloud Updates

    Learn about the new features added to Photoshop CC. New chapters released for every major update!

    2h 36m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Icons with Illustrator

    Learn how to design icons for use on the web, in print, and on different operating systems, with Adobe Illustrator.

    2h 7m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator CC One-on-One: Mastery

    Master Illustrator's advanced tools and hidden powers, including symbols, gradient meshes, opacity masks, and 3D effects.

    7h 27m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC One-on-One: Mastery

    Deke McClelland shares step-by-step tutorials and expert-level insights on the most powerful features in Photoshop CC, from HDR imaging and video editing to animation and automated actions.

    9h 4m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Type Project: Art Deco Postcard

    Learn to re-create a gorgeous postcard from the Art Deco era, with Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.

    40m 39s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Drawing One-Point Perspective

    Learn to draw in one-point perspective with SketchBook Pro 7.

    1h 12m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator CC One-on-One: Advanced

    A project-based learning approach to the advanced features in Illustrator CC, including Recolor Artwork, transparency, masks, blend modes, strokes and fills, and dynamic effects.

    11h 35m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Creating PDF Forms with InDesign

    Learn how to create interactive PDF forms with Adobe InDesign.

    2h 43m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator CC One-on-One: Fundamentals

    Introduces the basic features of Illustrator CC: sizing and arranging artboards; accessing panels, menus, and tools; and creating your first illustrations with line art, shapes, and type.

    10h 45m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Storytelling for Designers

    Storytelling for Designers with Stacey Williams-Ng

    Bring the art of storytelling into your designs. Learn how to borrow the tricks writers, filmmakers, advertisers, and comic-book artists use to tell great stories, and apply them to graphic design.

    58m 9s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Typography: Working with Grids

    Find out why great designers use grids. Learn the principles of using grids to give your compositions strength and structure, break space into units, and streamline your design process.

    39m 40s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC One-on-One: Advanced

    Follow industry pro Deke McClelland as he plunges into the inner workings of Photoshop, from Smart Objects to smart selections.

    12h 39m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC One-on-One: Intermediate

    Build on your basic knowledge and achieve next-level effects in Photoshop CC.

    10h 37m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC One-on-One: Fundamentals

    A personalized tour of the basic tools and techniques that lie behind great images and graphic design in Photoshop CC, in an update to the flagship series.

    7h 45m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes - Mystical Passage

    Learn how to illustrate a mystical passage inspired by myth, with Photoshop and a collection of ordinary images.

    33m 41s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes - Sci-Fi Tower

    Bring a science-fiction scene inspired by Star Wars to life with a few simple images and the tools in Photoshop.

    59m 34s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Getting Started in Graphic Design

    Learn how to get started in graphic design, with training from lynda.com. Kristin Ellison provides an overview of key design concepts, and points you to courses in our library to further your education on those important topics.

    21m 19s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Drawing: Light and Shadow

    Learn how to see and replicate light and shadow in your drawings.

    1h 52m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes - Castle on the Mountain

    Join Bert Monroy as he creates a brand-new work of art—a castle on a desert cliff—using just a few ordinary images and the tools in Photoshop.

    45m 52s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes - Arch to Somewhere Else

    Create a portal to a realm of the imagination with a 3D arch, a collection of ordinary images, and the tools in Photoshop.

    37m 38s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Adobe Creative Cloud

    Find out whether Creative Cloud is right for you. Learn about installing and updating the app, working with cloud storage, and using CC on the go.

    1h 14m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes - Mushroom House

    Learn how to create a cozy mushroom house that looks like it's straight out of a fairy tale, with Photoshop and a collection of ordinary images.

    1h 42m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Adapting a Print Layout for Digital Publishing

    Learn how to convert documents and files originally intended for print into optimized digital formats such as EPUB, interactive PDF, HTML, or a Digital Publishing Suite (DPS) file.

    2h 2m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for GIMP Essential Training

    GIMP Essential Training with Justin Seeley

    Learn how to perform basic image editing techniques such as cropping and resizing, selecting and masking, improving tone and contrast, and basic retouching, in GIMP, the free image editor for Mac and Windows.

    4h 49m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating 3D Type in Photoshop

    Create 3D type in Photoshop, and learn about topics like extruding, inflating, beveling, and texturing type.

    48m 25s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Kuler Essential Training

    Kuler Essential Training with Justin Seeley

    Create and share rich, engaging color palettes with Kuler.

    55m 53s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CC: Interactive Document Fundamentals

    Find out how to create a variety of interactive documents in InDesign CC, including PDFs, ebooks, magazines, forms, and more.

    3h 29m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Bert Monroy: The Making of Amsterdam Mist, the Structures

    Follow along with the development of Amsterdam Mist, artist Bert Monroy's latest digital painting, and learn Photoshop and Illustrator techniques you can apply to your own artwork.

    5h 8m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop Artist in Action: Uli Staiger's Inner City Express

    Artist Uli Staiger shows how to create complex scenes from just a simple sketch and some source images.

    1h 56m
    Intermediate
     
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