Get an introduction to print production. Understand the life cycle of a print job, observe printing presses in action, learn to choose the right paper and inks, and get an overview of the design process in Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
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- Color (1)
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Learn the core skill areas (color, typography, and layout) and core tools (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator) used in graphic design. Find out what designers do and what you'll need to learn to start a graphic design career.
Create your own 3D printed logo for signage or swag with the built-in features in Photoshop CC.
Comic book illustrator and video game artist Daniel Lieske shares the tricks of the trade in this Photoshop training course, designed specifically for artists who want to transition their skills to a digital canvas.
Learn three analog techniques for creating textured typography: hand-cut type, transfer-textured type, and type with a chalky or hand-drawn look.
Learn what role materials, layers, and channels play in a digital art workflow, and how they can elevate your art and designs.
Learn how to use Photoshop to create a custom icon set that displays beautifully on Mac, Windows, iOS, and Android platforms.
Deconstructs popular logos to explain why and how they work, and offers a methodical approach to creating a logo in Illustrator and Photoshop.
Learn to re-create a gorgeous postcard from the Art Deco era, with Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
Open a wide range of practical and creative options by learning how to add spot colors and varnishes to your print designs.
Examine all the components of a magazine cover—the page that brands and sells a magazine to readers.
Introduces the printing process, from choosing the correct paper, inks, colors, and fonts and correctly laying out the project in Illustrator and InDesign to getting the final product from the printing press floor.
Shows how to design a CD package using a combination of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge, and Acrobat.
Explores the creative process, giving designers options for producing brochures that are both stylish and cost-effective.
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