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  • view course page for Graphic Design Tips & Tricks

    John McWade presents a biweekly series that touches on all areas of design, helping designers new and old sharpen their skills and create more powerful work.

    3h 27m
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  • view course page for Universal Principles of Design

    A series exploring over 50 core design concepts, from the 80/20 rule to storytelling, all based on Will Lidwell's landmark design books, Universal Principles of Design.

    3h 43m
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  • view course page for Understanding Data Science

    Get an introduction to data science designed for people who aren't planning on being full-time data scientists. Learn the basics of gathering and analyzing big data.

    1h 16m
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  • view course page for Design Thinking: Prototyping

    Design Thinking: Prototyping

    with Randall Elliott

    Learn how to use prototyping throughout the design process: to generate ideas, validate concepts, or explore technologies. Randall Elliott of frog shows how to transform good ideas into interactive user experiences.

    58m 23s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Adobe Certified Associate Prep: Illustrator

    Study to become an Adobe Certified Associate. ACA certification is a gateway to a career in digital design, and lifelong mastery of Illustrator.

    3h 14m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for The Value of Professional Graphic Design

    There are no shortcuts for professional graphic design. This course helps clients and designers understand the value of graphic design and have more successful partnerships.

    58m 29s
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  • view course page for InDesign Typography Part 2

    Explore the typography options, features, and preferences of Adobe InDesign, in this exploration of macro typography. Learn about text flow, alignment, spacing, styles, and more.

    2h 45m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InDesign Typography Part 1

    Explore the typography options, type-related features, and type-specific preferences of Adobe InDesign.

    2h 21m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Logo Trend Report

    Logo Trend Report

    with Bill Gardner

    Learn the secrets of detecting logo trends to improve your logo designs. Bill Gardner evaluates over two-hundred logos, demonstrating how to train your eye to spot the nuances in logo trends so you can adapt and elevate your work, ensuring you produce fresh, original, and relevant designs.

    1h 4m
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  • view course page for Drawing Vector Graphics: Painting with Vectors

    Learn how to create custom vector brushes and paint with vectors in Adobe Illustrator. Graphic designer Von Glitschka covers transforming hand-painted brush strokes into digital brushes and compiling strokes and shapes to achieve the authentic look of paint.

    4h 21m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Sketching for Product Design and AEC

    Visualize ideas for small-scale and mass production with just a pen and paper. Learn sketching basics such as how to quickly generate shapes and forms, using planes, various projection methods, line weights, and shade and shadow to bring product designs to life.

    3h 45m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Nathan Shedroff on Design Strategy and the Merging of Business and Design

  • view course page for 5-Day Drawing Challenge: Drawing Inspiration

  • view course page for Drawing Vector Graphics

    Drawing Vector Graphics

    with Von Glitschka

    Join professional illustrative designer Von Glitschka as he shares his experience on how to research, sketch, build, and present vector graphics.

    3h 14m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating a 3D Logo in Photoshop

    Create your own 3D printed logo for signage or swag with the built-in features in Photoshop CC.

    21m 19s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 5-Day Drawing Challenge: Diversify Your Drawing

    Take this 5-day challenge to exercise your imagination and find new tools and inspiration to diversify your art. Share your work with the hashtag #5DayDraw.

    30m 25s
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  • view course page for 5-Day Drawing Challenge: Communicating Through Drawing

  • view course page for Foundations of Graphic Design History: The Arts and Crafts Movement

  • view course page for Creating Brand Identity Assets

  • view course page for Designing an Illustrated Book

    Learn how to design an illustrated book, like a cookbook, children's book, or art book, with Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.

    2h 30m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Print Production Essentials: Folding

    The definitive course on creative folding for marketing, direct mail, and special events from the world's leading expert on folded formats.

    2h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 5-Day Drawing Challenge: Drawing Your Own Reality

  • view course page for 5-Day Drawing Challenge: Different Ways to Draw

  • view course page for Designing a Data Visualization

    Learn how to build a data visualization in Illustrator, using scripting for speed, accuracy, and repeatability.

    3h 38m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Artist at Work: Hand-Drawn Type Portrait

    Watch a professional artist at work, Von Glitschka, as he creates a type-based portrait, or "type face," of director Alfred Hitchcock.

    1h 31m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 5-Day Drawing Challenge: Drawing Closer to Nature

    Exercise your drawing skills and become better at seeing and capturing the world around you with Von Glitschka's 5-day drawing challenge focused on drawing and personifying nature.

    43m 57s
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  • view course page for Artist at Work: Native American Tribal Illustration

    Von Glitschka develops an illustration based on iconic Native American imagery, drawing a rough sketch and transforming it into crisp vector artwork with Adobe Illustrator.

    2h 42m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for LogoLounge: Symbolism in Nature

    Tackles the hidden symbolism behind how we depict our planet and teaches you how to use these symbols to give your logo designs more impact.

    1h 39m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for LogoLounge: Handmade Aesthetic in Logo Design

    Give logo designs a handmade aesthetic and add a sense of authenticity to your client's brand and messaging, with tips from LogoLounge founder Bill Gardner.

    1h 21m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Evan Cheng, Character Designer

    Evan Cheng, character designer for Sesame Workshop, explains how a daily drawing practice and an alter ego helped him evolve his artwork and his career.

    9m 10s
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  • view course page for Type Project: Punk Album Art

    Learn how to create an album cover inspired by the punk rock movement of the 1970s, complete with "ransom-note" type, using Photoshop and Illustrator.

    30m 31s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Type Project: Swiss-Style Poster

    Create a poster-sized advertisement inspired by Swiss-Style designer Josef Müller-Brockmann's 1955 original.

    24m 55s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Type Project: Bauhaus Book Cover

  • view course page for Type Project: Art Deco Postcard

    Learn to re-create a gorgeous postcard from the Art Deco era, with Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.

    40m 39s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Drawing: Light and Shadow

  • 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 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 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 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 Graphic Design for Business Professionals

  • 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

    Designing an Infographic

    with Nigel French

    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

  • view course page for Type Project: Dada Poster

    Type Project: Dada Poster

    with Nigel French

    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 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

  • view course page for LogoLounge: Shapes and Symbols in Logo Design

  • view course page for Print Production Essentials: Prepress and Press Checks

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