Here Ronnie McBride introduces the workflows and tools required to get up to speed with this fast, powerful, and professional application. He shows how to work with workspaces in Affinity Designer, called personas; use the drawing tools; and create custom brushes. This course is designed to help artists feel more confident and become more proficient using Affinity Designer in their own work.
- Creating a new document
- Setting up margins, guides, and grids
- Snapping and aligning
- Drawing vector lines and shapes
- Using the Pen tool
- Creating and editing text
- Scaling and rotating objects
- Managing vector and pixel brushes
- Creating symbols
- Selecting areas and color ranges
- Using layer masks
- Creating layer effects and adjustment layers
- Exporting work
Skill Level Beginner
- [Instructor] Hello, my name is Ronnie McBride and I'll be your instructor for the Affinity Designer course, and in this course, I'll start by breaking down the different task-specific work environments Affinity calls personas. Next, I'll show you how to use the drawing tools such as the pen and the corner tool, and I'll also be introducing you to the brush panel where I'll show you how to create your own custom brush. We'll be covering a great deal of information, but after completing this course, I hope you feel confident and proficient at navigating and applying what you have learned here to your own personal work.
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1. Getting Started
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5. Understanding Panels
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7. Importing and Exporting Your Files
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