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John McWade presents a weekly series that touches on all areas of design, helping designers new and old sharpen their skills and create more powerful work.
Learn to use Adobe mobile apps such as Capture CC and Comp CC to develop cutting-edge graphic designs.
Darin McGowan, a storyboard artist for shows such as The Wild Thornberrys, The Loud House, and Futurama, offers insights into the storyboard artist's life.
Learn the foundations of figure drawing: techniques for bringing the human form to life on paper. This introductory drawing class shows how to capture gesture and motion, work with live models, and understand human anatomy.
Learn how design thinking can lead to better designs and business solutions. Discover new strategies for ideation and problem solving, such as journey mapping, concepting, and prototyping.
Get insights from a real character designer. In this interview, Sharon Ross explains how she went from art student to illustrator to character designer for Family Guy.
Create, share, and find amazing artwork with Behance, and create a customizable digital portfolio using your own unique URL.
Find out how to build well-crafted print publications, interactive documents, digital magazines, and ebooks with InDesign CC 2015.
Learn the art of comic book lettering—designing word balloons, dialogue, sound effects, and more—with Adobe Illustrator.
Learn how to draw comic book characters—villains and superheroes alike—in these simple drawing tutorials from Ben Bishop.
A weekly series exploring over 50 core design concepts, from the 80/20 rule to storytelling, all based on Will Lidwell's landmark design books, Universal Principles of Design.
Get an overview of Adobe Creative Cloud. Learn how to install and update apps such as Photoshop and InDesign, use cloud storage, and take CC on the go.
Learn how to create your own ebooks with iBooks Author. Find out how to import text from Word or InDesign, add images and interactive widgets, include links and bookmarks, and export your book for publication as an EPUB or PDF.
Meet Concepts, the iPad app for sketching and design. Learn how to use its Freehand and Precision drawing modes and intuitive illustration toolset.
Kristin Ellison talks to Nathan Shedroff about the ways he's helping designers merge the qualitative and quantitative to better understand customers and pitch ideas to company leaders.
Learn how to create illustrations with Adobe Draw, the iOS and Android app for drawing, inking, and painting on the go.
Learn about your fonts. Find out how to organize, purchase, install, and identify fonts used on Mac and Windows.
This 5-day drawing challenge is about finding drawing inspiration with unconventional tools and techniques.
An interview with designer Eddie Opara, founder of the Map Office, partner at Pentagram, and creator of innovative motion graphics, brand identities, art installations, and more.
Learn how to obtain, install, use, create, and modify scripts in InDesign.
Learn to paint on a digital canvas with the original digital painting software: Painter. Find out how to use Painter 2016 to create stunning works of digital art.
Learn to use ArtRage to paint professional quality digital art, with the appearance of traditional media.
Career expert Diane Domeyer explains what designers need to do to stand out in the creative job market.
Create great illustrations for print and the web with Inkscape, the open-source vector graphics software.
Take this 5-day challenge to exercise your imagination and find new tools and inspiration to diversify your art. Share your work with the hashtag #5DayDraw.
Allan Haley of Monotype fame talks to Kristin Ellison about typography: how the evolution from metal-set to digital type has impacted interest in type, how the Fonts.com library was developed, why certain types endure, and more.
Five-minute workflow improvements for creative pros, covering Photoshop, Illustrator, WordPress, and other tools designers commonly use.
Marshall Arisman, illustrator, painter, and educator, talks to Kristin Ellison in this interview from the AIGA Design Conference.
Learn how to design a simple, elegant logo—even if you've never designed one before—with these tips and tricks from Before & After creator John McWade.
An exclusive interview with Debbie Millman, author, brand strategist, and educator. Learn about Debbie's approach to branding; her award-winning podcast, Design Matters; and the inspiration behind her books.
Create engaging and successful infographics that will stand out from the crowd.
A 5-day drawing challenge designed for artists and nonartists who want to improve their communication skills and flex their creative muscles.
Tackle your monsters—one limb at a time. This monster drawing workshop teaches those who are new to drawing how to drop their inhibitions and let creativity take over.
Learn about the new and updated Adobe mobile apps, including Illustrator Draw, Photoshop Mix and Fix, Capture CC, and Comp CC.
Concept artist and teacher Anthony Jones tells us what he's been working on, where he's finding inspiration, and how he sees the big trends in 3D and virtual reality developing over the next few years.
Learn how to create amazing works of art and design with Adobe Illustrator CC. The first in a series of three courses by industry pro Deke McClelland, teaching the fundamentals of the program: working with artboards, drawing, and painting.
Learn how to integrate Business Catalyst, Adobe's web hosting and marketing platform, with Muse CC, their one-stop shop for website creation.
Create a complete comic page along with artist Doug Hills, while you learn the essential features of Manga Studio.
Learn to set text perfectly, adjusting letterforms so they are balanced and beautiful, with these tips from lynda.com's Before & After guru John McWade.
Learn to draw cartoon characters for classical cel animation, digital animation, comic books, or just for fun.
Learn everything you need to know about Photoshop, in the order you need to know it, in this top-to-bottom overview of the world's most powerful image editing software, Adobe Photoshop CC.
Jason Seiler, artist and illustrator for Rolling Stone, Billboard, Time, the New Yorker, and more, talks about his influences and career path in this short documentary.
Learn how to create a letterhead system, complete with envelope and stationery templates, to extend branding from business card to mailbox.
Learn the five techniques every InDesign user needs to know to start creating and editing layouts. Get up to speed in less than 30 minutes!
Learn how to draw with the Pen tool more effectively in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Learn how to create EPUBS with great typography in InDesign CC. Find out how to choose fonts, size and scale type, adjust alignment and spacing, and more.
Optimize your Wacom tablet for use with Illustrator and get finer control when creating designs and illustrations.
Bert Monroy, hyperrealist digital painter, tells us about his labor of love with Photoshop.
John McWade walks us through the identity redesign for a small frame shop, reviewing the "before" and reframing the "after."
Comic book illustrator and video game artist Daniel Lieske shares the tricks of the trade in this Photoshop training course, designed specifically for artists who want to transition their skills to a digital canvas.