1. The course starts from the basics of Photoshop and illustrator, so no experience needed.
2. Access to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator. I will be using the Adobe Creative Cloud versions, but those with older versions can still get a lot out of this class.
3. If you use Adobe products, I highly suggest using versions CS6 or higher to have a more smooth experience with the course, but not a requirement.
This course contains almost every detail of photoshop explained in a very effective and practical manner. The theory portion is supported by practice examples that give you hands-on experience and hold on to software. This course will help you learn the basics as well as advanced levels of concepts and applications in Adobe Illustrator CC 2020. Also, the tools of Adobe Illustrator have been thoroughly explained that will help you in creating the designs with much ease.
What you'll learn
* Do you want to learn all the skills and techniques you need to create incredible designs?
* Do you want to know the process of creating logos and branding packages?
* Are you intimidated by learning photoshop, illustrator and want to learn through practical real-world projects?
Than This class will be for you!
We will extensively review Typography, color theory, layout, and composition, how to use photos in design, photo manipulations and editing, and magazine layout design, branding, and logo design just to name a few.
We also learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, illustrator and do projects with real-world applications. Every designer needs to know and master these programs and this course makes sure you know the essential tools to power through amazing projects.
In Adobe Photoshop, we will review photo editing and manipulation techniques like how to cut objects out, duotones, changing color on objects, the liquify tool and we will create a compelling YouTube thumbnail with our newly learned photoshop skills as well as an entire book cover design project.
In Adobe Illustrator, we will master the pen tool by hand tracing simple and complex shapes. We will explore the power of the shape builder tool and At the end of this section, we will design a complete logo design. Lastly, we will put together an event flyer to practice our layout skills, and even work through the branding process and create a logo, business card and letterhead for a business.
We will talk about branding basics, what makes a good logo? How do you extend your logo or brand to other marketing materials?
I designed this extensive course to be gentle enough for newcomers to design but detailed enough for everyone to get a TON out of this course.
Silent Features of this Course:
A comprehensive course consisting of video lectures that are organized in a pedagogical sequence.
A detailed explanation of all Photoshop and illustrator commands and tools.
Step-by-step instructions guide the users through the learning process.
Quiz to help the users assess their knowledge.
Who this course is for:
Anyone interested in creating compelling and GREAT design.
Those interested in learning Photoshop, Illustrator
Those wanting to understand graphic design basics and theory paired with real-world projects and applications
Those looking to learn logo design and branding techniques and execution
Anyone wanting to become a graphic designer part-time or full-time, or those who need design skills to elevate their current careers.
Those looking for a solid graphic design foundations course with the depth of an intermediate level course