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
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Graphic Design Foundations: Colorwith Mary Jane Begin1h 57m Beginner
1. The Creative Process
2. Layout and Composition
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