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  • view course page for Before & After: Graphic Design Best Practices

    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.

    1h 39m
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  • view course page for Creating a Poster with Adobe Mobile Apps

    Learn to use Adobe mobile apps such as Capture CC and Comp CC to develop cutting-edge graphic designs.

    1h 36m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Darin McGowan: The Storyboard Artist's Life

    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.

    26m 8s
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  • view course page for Foundations of Figure Drawing

    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.

    2h 29m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Design Thinking: Lead Change in your Organization

    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.

    2h 9m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Sharon Ross: Character Designer for 2D Animation

    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.

    10m 56s
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Behance

    Create, share, and find amazing artwork with Behance, and create a customizable digital portfolio using your own unique URL.

    1h 29m
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  • view course page for InDesign CC Essential Training (2015)

    Find out how to build well-crafted print publications, interactive documents, digital magazines, and ebooks with InDesign CC 2015.

    9h 35m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Lettering Comic Books with Illustrator

    Learn the art of comic book lettering—designing word balloons, dialogue, sound effects, and more—with Adobe Illustrator.

    2h 48m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Drawing Good and Evil Comic Book Characters

    Learn how to draw comic book characters—villains and superheroes alike—in these simple drawing tutorials from Ben Bishop.

    2h 1m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Universal Principles of Design

    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.

    1h 58m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Adobe Creative Cloud

    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.

    57m 41s
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  • view course page for iBooks Author Essential Training

    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.

    6h 55m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with the Concepts App

    Meet Concepts, the iPad app for sketching and design. Learn how to use its Freehand and Precision drawing modes and intuitive illustration toolset.

    2h 46m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Nathan Shedroff on Design Strategy and the Merging of Business and Design

    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.

    1h 45m
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  • view course page for Adobe Draw for Illustration

    Learn how to create illustrations with Adobe Draw, the iOS and Android app for drawing, inking, and painting on the go.

    2h 9m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Font Management Essential Training

    Learn about your fonts. Find out how to organize, purchase, install, and identify fonts used on Mac and Windows.

    4h 6m
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  • view course page for 5-Day Drawing Challenge: Drawing Inspiration

    This 5-day drawing challenge is about finding drawing inspiration with unconventional tools and techniques.

    29m 36s
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  • view course page for Eddie Opara on His Influences, Design Process, and Joining Pentagram

    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.

    1h 59m
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  • view course page for InDesign Scripting Made Easy

    Learn how to obtain, install, use, create, and modify scripts in InDesign.

    1h 55m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Painter 2016 Essential Training

    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.

    4h 9m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with ArtRage

    Up and Running with ArtRage with Gaeton Laprade

    Learn to use ArtRage to paint professional quality digital art, with the appearance of traditional media.

    3h 53m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Diane Domeyer on Standing out in the Creative Job Market

    Career expert Diane Domeyer explains what designers need to do to stand out in the creative job market.

    1h 2m
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  • view course page for Inkscape Essential Training

    Create great illustrations for print and the web with Inkscape, the open-source vector graphics software.

    4h 58m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for 5-Day Drawing Challenge: Diversify Your Drawing

    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.

    30m 25s
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  • view course page for Allan Haley on the Evolution of Typeface Design

    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.

    1h 38m
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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.

    7h 1m
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  • view course page for Marshall Arisman on Education, Finding Inspiration, and the Root of His Art

    Marshall Arisman, illustrator, painter, and educator, talks to Kristin Ellison in this interview from the AIGA Design Conference.

    1h 54m
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  • view course page for Before & After: Logo Design Tips and Tricks

    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.

    57m 20s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Debbie Millman on Branding, Design Matters, and Personal Work

    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.

    1h 31m
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  • view course page for Infographics Fundamentals

    Infographics Fundamentals with Amy Balliett

    Create engaging and successful infographics that will stand out from the crowd.

    1h 11m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for 5-Day Drawing Challenge: Communicating Through Drawing

    A 5-day drawing challenge designed for artists and nonartists who want to improve their communication skills and flex their creative muscles.

    29m 18s
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  • view course page for The Monster Drawing Workshop

    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.

    1h 0m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Adobe Mobile Apps First Look

    Learn about the new and updated Adobe mobile apps, including Illustrator Draw, Photoshop Mix and Fix, Capture CC, and Comp CC.

    1h 9m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Anthony Jones: Concept Artist

    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.

    1h 11m
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  • view course page for Illustrator CC 2015 One-on-One: Fundamentals

    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.

    16h 20m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Business Catalyst Integration with Muse

    Learn how to integrate Business Catalyst, Adobe's web hosting and marketing platform, with Muse CC, their one-stop shop for website creation.

    1h 4m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Manga Studio Essential Training

    Create a complete comic page along with artist Doug Hills, while you learn the essential features of Manga Studio.

    2h 50m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Before & After: How to Set Perfect Text

    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.

    1h 3m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Drawing Cartoon Characters for Animation

    Learn to draw cartoon characters for classical cel animation, digital animation, comic books, or just for fun.

    5h 22m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC 2015 One-on-One: Fundamentals

    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.

    14h 33m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Jason Seiler: Digital and Traditional Painter

    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.

    51m 58s
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  • view course page for Designing a Letterhead System

    Learn how to create a letterhead system, complete with envelope and stationery templates, to extend branding from business card to mailbox.

    23m 37s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Getting Started with InDesign

    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!

    28m 46s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Adobe Pen Tool: Fundamentals

    Adobe Pen Tool: Fundamentals with Deke McClelland

    Learn how to draw with the Pen tool more effectively in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

    3h 50m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CC EPUB Typography

    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.

    1h 0m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Using Wacom Tablets with Illustrator

    Optimize your Wacom tablet for use with Illustrator and get finer control when creating designs and illustrations.

    48m 52s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for My Photoshop Story: Bert Monroy, Digital Painter

    Bert Monroy, hyperrealist digital painter, tells us about his labor of love with Photoshop.

    4m 1s
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  • view course page for Before & After Case Study: Small Business Identity Redesign

    John McWade walks us through the identity redesign for a small frame shop, reviewing the "before" and reframing the "after."

    59m 36s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Drawing and Painting in Photoshop - The Great Training

    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.

    4h 40m
    Beginner
     
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