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Let typography bring power and impact to your designs

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Use color for effective designs that tell a story

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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 Type Project: Swiss-Style Poster

    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 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 31s
    Intermediate
     
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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 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 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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  • view course page for Designs dekeConstructed: Animating a Mind-Bending Illusion

    Learn what it takes to design your own mind-bending illusion with Illustrator and Photoshop.

    1h 26m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designs dekeConstructed: Retro-Style Superhero

    Learn to create a silver-age superhero.

    4h 57m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Digital Magazine

    Learn what it takes to design a digital magazine and make vibrant, engaging publications for today's digital subscribers.

    2h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Logo for a Band

    A great band deserves a great logo. Learn how to take a client brief and turn rough ideas into a polished logo design.

    1h 20m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Type Project: Grunge Poster

    Learn how to use Illustrator and Photoshop to create a distressed type treatment inspired by Grunge.

    23m 48s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Type Project: Constructivist Poster

    Create a poster design that invokes the style, spirit, and typography of the Constructivist movement.

    32m 30s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing an Infographic

    Designing an Infographic with Nigel French

    Learn how to build an infographic that makes complex information easy to understand and visually compelling.

    1h 50m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Type Project: Dada Poster

    Type Project: Dada Poster with Nigel French

    Build a Dada-esque typography treatment with Photoshop, Illustrator, and period-appropriate typefaces and color palettes.

    25m 50s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Type Project: Art Nouveau Poster

    Recreate a type treatment in the Art Nouveau style, using Illustrator, Photoshop, and historically appropriate typefaces and color palettes.

    53m 47s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Type Project: Victorian Ad

    Learn how to create a new design inspired by nineteenth-century Victorian type styles, using period-appropriate fonts, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

    1h 8m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating a PDF Presentation

    Learn to create an interactive PDF you can use as the basis for a great presentation with InDesign.

    59m 41s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Calendar

    Designing a Calendar with Nigel French

    Learn how to design three different types of calendars, and create a calendar that's both functional and inspirational.

    2h 20m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Digital Painting: Transforming a Portrait

    Transform a portrait or family photo into a piece of art worthy of framing, in this digital painting tutorial.

    4h 19m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for HTML5 Projects: Advanced To-Do List

    Build a to-do list widget with an editable field so users can easily create tasks and delete them as they are completed, and a drag-and-drop version that allows for quick and easy sorting.

    45m 50s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating a Map with Illustrator

    Creating a Map with Illustrator with William Everhart

    Build a custom map for print or the web in Adobe Illustrator.

    2h 48m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Resume

    Designing a Resume with Steve Harris

    Three different design approaches to make your resume stand out and make hiring managers take notice.

    1h 6m
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  • view course page for Designing a Portfolio Website with Muse

    Create and publish a complete portfolio website with Adobe Muse—without writing any code.

    2h 55m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Logo Design

    Foundations of Logo Design with Von Glitschka

    Learn to avoid pitfalls, improve your design process, respond to demanding clients, and solve the creative problems that are involved in building a brand's identity.

    2h 34m
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  • view course page for Designing a Presentation

    Designing a Presentation with Justin Seeley

    Create an engaging presentation (in PowerPoint, Keynote, or any other presentation software), to better reach your audience and emphasize your message.

    2h 14m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop for Designers: Working with Illustrator

    Learn to toggle between Illustrator and Photoshop and take advantage of the strongest features in each program.

    3h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Photo Book

    Designing a Photo Book with Nigel French

    Design a stylish and professional photo book to preserve your memories.

    46m 22s
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  • view course page for HTML5 Projects: Interactive Charts

    Spice up dry data presentations with an interactive, visually engaging bar chart drawn with the HTML5 Canvas element.

    1h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Book

    Designing a Book with Nigel French

    Explore the components of an elegant and readable book design, and the setup and strategy for designing a book in Adobe InDesign.

    4h 13m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for HTML5 Projects: Photo Card Titles

    Create an HTML form with CSS and JavaScript that allows users to submit captions for photo cards.

    1h 11m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator for Fashion Design: Drawing Flats

    Learn techniques to quickly and accurately draw detailed technical flats for the fashion industry using Adobe Illustrator.

    4h 49m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Logo for a Media Company

    Learn how to approach the challenges presented when creating a logo for a media company.

    53m 51s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing an Invitation

    Designing an Invitation with Nigel French

    Learn to create an eye-catching and welcoming invitation using the Adobe Creative Suite.

    1h 16m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Create a Homepage Marquee with Edge Animate

    Use Edge Animate and HTML5, jQuery, and CSS to create a custom, interactive homepage marquee.

    1h 8m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop Artist in Action: Tim Grey's Abandoned Farmhouse

    Look over Tim Grey's shoulder as he works on one of his favorite images and gain insight into why he does what he does.

    1h 22m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop Artist in Action: Tim Grey's Prayer Sticks

    A step-by-step look at the creation of a treasured image with this Photoshop tutorial.

    1h 0m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for HTML5 Projects: Customized Photo Cards

    Build an online application for creating personalized photo cards with user-uploaded imagery and text.

    44m 20s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InDesign for Web Design

    InDesign for Web Design with Michael Murphy

    Shows aspiring web designers how to quickly create webpage prototypes with text and object styles, modular layouts, and interactivity.

    5h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Developing a Style Guide

    Developing a Style Guide with Nigel French

    Explains the components that make an instructive style guide, and the elements that create a strong brand identity.

    23m 25s
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  • view course page for Designing a Magazine Cover

    Examine all the components of a magazine cover—the page that brands and sells a magazine to readers.

    2h 45m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop Artist in Action: Uli Staiger's Perestroika

    Takes you step by step through the process of creating the fanciful image of an old Soviet helicopter being used as a harvester.

    1h 46m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Add Your jQuery Project to a Digital Magazine

    Combines the use of Adobe InDesign and Digital Publishing Suite to add an interactive web experience to your digital magazine.

    16m 43s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CS6: Interactive Documents

    Use InDesign to design a wide range of digital documents, from interactive PDFs to apps for the iPad and more.

    5h 11m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Add a Video to an iBook for iPad

    Integrate video into an EPUB destined for the Apple iBookstore or a web site.

    11m 22s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Create and Embed a Photo Gallery in a PDF

    Discover how to create and embed a photo gallery, portfolio, or product catalog into a single, interactive PDF file—with one line of code.

    11m 30s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Restaurant Menu

    Shows how to create cost-effective, elegantly styled menus with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

    2h 46m
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  • view course page for Photoshop Artist in Action: Uli Staiger's Powered by Nature

    Walks you through the creation of a spectacular composite scene.

    1h 21m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating a Hallway Scene with Photoshop

    Use Photoshop's tools to create works of art from scratch.

    2h 23m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop Artist in Action: Steve Caplin's Day for Night

    Explore advanced photomontage techniques.

    1h 46m
    Intermediate
     
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