Design Techniques

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  • view course page for Photoshop for Designers: Working with Illustrator

  • view course page for InDesign for Editors

    InDesign for Editors

    with Nigel French

    Writers and editors: This InDesign course is for you. Learn how to efficiently edit and format text, navigate a document, and overcome common problems when working with text in InDesign.

    1h 36m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Photoshop for Designers: Type Effects

    Describes various approaches to illustrating concepts with type, translating them into digital techniques in Photoshop and Illustrator.

    5h 31m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Photoshop for Designers: Layer Effects

    Create editable, nondestructive effects such as shadows, glows, bevel and emboss, and much more with layer effects in Photoshop.

    1h 49m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Photoshop for Designers: Working with Shapes

  • 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
     

  • view course page for Photoshop for Designers: Filters

    Teaches designers how to maximize the potential of filters with use of Smart Objects, blending modes, and filter masks.

    6h 33m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Photoshop for Designers: Color

    Focuses on the different tools and features in Photoshop designed for choosing, applying, and editing color.

    5h 18m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Photoshop for Designers: Textures

    Create textures that create visual interest, heighten realism, and add dimension to Photoshop artwork.

    4h 38m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Photoshop for Designers: Shape Layers

    Covers the ins and outs of creating professional designs and artwork using crisp, scalable vector graphics in Photoshop.

    2h 53m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for Photoshop for Designers: Type Essentials

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