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  • view course page for LogoLounge: Visual Effects in Logo Design

    Learn about six different visual effects, from transparency to optical illusion, that you can use in your logo concepts to communicate the right message.

    1h 35m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Ideas that Resonate

    Learn the seven characteristics of ideas that resonate, and discover how to connect with your audience in a big way.

    35m 42s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Introduction to Graphic Design

    Learn the core skill areas (color, typography, and layout) as well as the core tools (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator) used in graphic design.

    5h 58m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Layout and Composition: Marketing Collateral

    Learn how to design compelling and effective marketing collateral, including brochures, business cards, posters, media kits, and promotional pieces like holiday cards and swag.

    1h 43m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Print Ad

    Designing a Print Ad Craig Smallish

    Learn how to produce engaging and powerful concepts and compositions for print ad campaigns.

    1h 40m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for frog's FEMA Disaster Relief Innovation

    Find out how the design firm frog helped FEMA create a plan for a community-run disaster relief program in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

    24m 53s
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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 Breaking Out of a Rut

    Learn how to break out of rut. Stefan Mumaw offers rut-busting techniques that give you the nudge you need to start moving again.

    33m 30s
    Beginner
     
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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 The Science of Logo Design

    4 scientifically based design principles that designers can leverage to create stronger logos.

    45m 3s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Drawing

    Breaks down the fundamentals of drawing, from line, tone, value, and light to negative space, perspective, and composition.

    2h 24m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Data Visualization Fundamentals

    Communicate complex ideas quickly and thoroughly with data visualization. Turn information into artwork and intrigue your audience.

    3h 41m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Drawing on the iPad with SketchBook Pro

    Learn how to sketch with the iPad and SketchBook Pro, and make digital drawing a natural, regular part of your artistic process.

    1h 21m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Graphic Design for Business Professionals

    Learn basic graphic design principles anyone can use to make business documents more visually appealing.

    2h 9m
    Beginner
     
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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

    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 Print Production Essentials: Digital and Variable Data Printing

    Learn about the possibilities and limitations of digital printing and working with variable data.

    58m 4s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Type Project: Dada Poster

    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 Direct Mail Strategy

    Direct Mail Strategy Trish Witkowski

    Learn how to build a mailing list, design your messaging, and decide on a format for your next direct mail campaign.

    2h 2m
    Beginner
     
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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 Artist at Work: From Sketch to Finished Vector Illustration

    Watch Von take a simple, scanned sketch and turn it into colorful, vector-based artwork with Adobe Illustrator.

    1h 18m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Artist at Work: Tertiary Colors

    Explore tertiary color, the neutral browns and greys that make vibrant colors pop and subtle paintings possible.

    45m 32s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Artist at Work: Creating Depth of Field

    Learn to add the illusion of depth to your artwork with the effective use of color and contrast.

    1h 6m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Artist at Work: Textures

    Add visual texture to your artwork with color, pattern, and a variety of brush strokes. Break up repetitive strokes and static blocks of color for more dynamic images.

    35m 56s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Artist at Work: Color as Shape

    Break an image down into its basic shapes and learn how to effectively compose a drawing or painting.

    1h 9m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for LogoLounge: Shapes and Symbols in Logo Design

    Learn how shapes and symbols help designers weave a story into their logo designs, and explore the mystery behind these forms.

    1h 41m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Print Production Essentials: Prepress and Press Checks

    Learn how to prepare your files for print and conduct a press check successfully.

    1h 1m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Insights on Graphic Design

    Celebrated designer and AIGA president Sean Adams shares his sources of inspiration, hints for staying on top of trends, and advice for new designers.

    32m 14s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Developing a Mood Board

    Learn how to curate and present a mood board that will keep your project, your design team, and your clients on track.

    18m 43s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Drawing Vector Graphics: Color and Detail

    Add dimension, texture, and color to your designs with Adobe Illustrator, and make your illustrations more rich and unique.

    5h 0m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creativity Training: Generate Ideas in Greater Quantity and Quality

    Challenges preconceived notions about creativity and provides valuable tools that will help unlock this skill to help you generate better ideas faster.

    1h 2m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Typography: Color, Contrast, and Scale

    Learn to enhance the clarity and impact of your type—and your message—with effective use of color, contrast, and scale.

    45m 29s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Print Production Essentials: Packaging

    Learn about the basics of creating artwork for packages in ways that are practical for manufacturing and shipping, and make the products visually appealing.

    1h 47m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Artist at Work: Creating a Visual Hierarchy

    Learn to use tone, color, and glazing to establish a visual hierarchy in your artwork and designs.

    34m 54s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Running a Design Business: Creative Briefs

    Learn to write and use a creative brief for client-commissioned projects and ensure you have a roadmap for developing great design.

    1h 13m
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  • view course page for Artist at Work: Complementary Colors

    An award-winning illustrator sits down at the drawing board to explain how complementary colors can make your artwork and designs more compelling and vibrant.

    18m 32s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Color

    Foundations of Color Mary Jane Begin

    Learn the properties of color, and how to use it to tell stories, create moods, draw attention, and add new possibilities to your creative toolbox.

    1h 57m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Developing Ideas and Design Concepts

    Learn to communicate and develop an idea through brainstorming and sketching.

    1h 39m
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  • view course page for Print Production Essentials: Embossing, Foil Stamping, and Die Cutting

    Learn about the various types of embossing and die cutting as well as the proper ways to set up your documents to achieve consistent results.

    1h 28m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Logo Design

    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
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Presentation

    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 Insights on Illustrative Design

    Designer Von Glitschka answers a series of questions on living a creatively curious life and leveraging moments of inspiration.

    31m 5s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Running a Design Business: Starting Small

    Transition your freelance design career into a small business, one step at a time.

    1h 33m
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  • view course page for Before & After: Graphic Design Techniques

    Simple techniques to improve your layouts and refresh your creative vision, from the founder of Before & After magazine.

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

    Designing a Book 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 Print Production Essentials: Spot Colors and Varnish

    Open a wide range of practical and creative options by learning how to add spot colors and varnishes to your print designs.

    1h 58m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Running a Design Business: Designer-Client Agreements

    Learn to protect you and your client's interests and ensure a great creative design with a well-written contract.

    1h 10m
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  • view course page for Running a Design Business: Freelancing

    Provides tools and insights for self-employed designers just starting out.

    1h 23m
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