Learn about the fundamentals of layout and composition.
- [Instructor] Elements shouldn't arrive on the page…or in any other design space by accident.…Layout and composition are one of the fundamental skills…you'll need to master…in order to become a proficient designer.…Placing things in relation to one another…establishes a hierarchy in your design…and allows the viewer to be guided around it…in a way that should not only be functional, but pleasing.…The wireframe drawing here is establishing the layout…of a magazine advertisement.…Using various layout principles…for dividing up the design space…and placing elements within it,…you can see how the finished ad is composed…by using type, color, and image elements…to present that visual hierarchy that guides you…around the ad.…
In this chapter, we're going to be looking…at some of the guiding principles of layout and composition,…starting with looking at design spaces in the next movie.…
- The creative process
- Layout and composition
- Transforming images and assets in Photoshop
- Drawing logos in Illustrator
- Designing graphics and documents in InDesign
Skill Level Beginner
Graphic Design Foundations: Colorwith Mary Jane Begin1h 57m Beginner
Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
Learning Graphic Design: Techniqueswith John McWade1h 7m Appropriate for all
1. The Creative Process
2. Layout and Composition
Recommended courses1m 10s
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