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.
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.
Five-minute workflow improvements for creative pros, covering Photoshop, Illustrator, WordPress, and other tools designers commonly use.
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.
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.
A look back at Photoshop's history: from the rise of desktop publishing and digital photography, to the evolution of Photoshop's tool palette and its sometimes controversial but necessary role in modern photojournalism.
Find out how to build well-crafted print publications, interactive documents, digital magazines, and ebooks with InDesign CC 2015.
Start drawing, designing, and illustrating with Illustrator. Learn all the essentials of the program, from installation to exporting final artwork.
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.
Learn three analog techniques for creating textured typography: hand-cut type, transfer-textured type, and type with a chalky or hand-drawn look.
Learn why grids are so important and how to use them to create strong and consistent designs.
Learn how to quickly capture the atmosphere and mood of a landscape like an artist, and take the next step from sketching at home to sketching outside.
Neon, VHS, and palm trees inspire designer James White's supercharged poster, created for lynda.com's Photoshop 25th anniversary series.
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.
Movie poster designer Tomasz Opasinski creates a poster-size 3D card for Photoshop's 25th birthday.
Learn to think about composition in terms of the visual interest and implied story by watching artist Mary Jane Begin create a brand-new comp from scratch.
Take this 5-day challenge to exercise your imagination and draw a few alternate takes on reality. Share your work with the hashtag #5daydraw.
Learn how to design a business card that is eye-catching and functional.
Learn to use this incredibly popular and powerful set of plugins for Adobe Illustrator.
Learn how to design your own layouts from scratch with Canva, the fun and democratic design tool that offers hundreds of fonts, images, and publishing choices in a simple-to-use, web-based interface.
Make your layouts more visually interesting and your images more powerful with cropping.
Learn how to design brochures that are both stylish and cost-effective.
Get just the color you want, for print and for screen, with Adobe InDesign and these InDesign insider tips.
Get your first look at Adobe Comp CC, the incredible design-development app for the iPad.
Improve your drawing skills! Take a 5-day drawing challenge and experiment with different ways to draw.
Learn about the history of branding and the key elements involved in designing a brand, from conducting market research to creating logos and identity systems.
John McWade, founder of Before & After magazine, rebuilds a poorly designed informational sign, demonstrating the best, most engaging ways to showcase complex information.
Learn how to successfully self-publish: learn to create ebooks, upload them to major retailers like Amazon, and market them on social media and other websites.
Learn how to hand-letter type and turn your letterform drawings into pristine vector graphics and custom typography.
Mary Jane Begin clarifies the best practices for developing any artistic or illustrated composition, covering compositional balance, movement, direction, unity, and format choices.
Exercise your drawing skills and become better at seeing and capturing the world around you with Von Glitschka's 5-day drawing challenge focused on drawing and personifying nature.
Learn about your fonts. Find out how to organize, purchase, install, and identify fonts used on Mac and Windows.
Reignite your design process by incorporating relevant design research. This course introduces design research so that designers understand how critical it is to being able to construct great designs.
Make your website more readable and efficient to download with Chris Converse's responsive website techniques.
Learn how to integrate Business Catalyst, Adobe's web hosting and marketing platform, with Muse CC, their one-stop shop for website creation.
Learn to paint with acrylics. Will Kemp shows how to unleash your inner artist, providing an introduction to the materials and techniques used in acrylic painting with three step-by-step follow-along painting projects.
Save time creating web and interactive graphics with Photoshop and Adobe Generator.
Express the creative artist in you. Learn how to use Painter 2015 to create stunning works of digital art.
Learn how husband-and-wife team Libby and Patrick Castro use their different disciplines—architecture and graphic design—to drive designs for clients at LP/w.
Add a sense of depth and space with Illustrator's powerful perspective tools. Learn how to draw in perspective, and add, position, and scale objects so that they blend within your scene.
Make your creative brainstorming sessions more effective and productive with these tips from creativity coach Stefan Mumaw.
Don't just generate a list of ideas; follow Stefan Mumaw's five-step process and make sure you are developing the most-effective solutions for your creative challenges.
Learn how to draw on the iPad with the precision drawing tools in Adobe Line—the iOS app included free with the Creative Cloud.
Aaron Draplin, owner of Draplin Design Co., takes our logo design challenge. Watch as he sketches, tests, and tunes his ideas, and provides tips on freelancing and finding inspiration.
Learn how to collect and enhance real-world textures and integrate them into your digital designs.
Get a thorough introduction to InDesign. Learn how to assemble text and images into multipage documents that can be published in print, on the web, and in many other electronic formats, with this industry-standard page-layout program.
Learn to speed up your design and production time in this Photoshop tutorial with the use of Smart Objects.