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Graphic Design Fundamentals

Timothy Samara

Graphic Design Fundamentals

Timothy Samara

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Class Description

You don’t need to be a trained pro to make great designs. In this class, Timothy Samara will explain the basic concepts behind graphic design and help you get started. You’ll learn about:


  • The skills essential for graphic design
  • Which tools designers use
  • How to manage the creative process
Timothy will demonstrate a design project from start to finish and provide a thorough introduction to the design principles professionals rely on everyday. You’ll learn the basics of: 

  • Space and form
  • Color theory
  • Typography
  • Layout and compostion
You’ll see how these theories apply to real-world projects and how they impact the overall design.

Whether you want to design a poster, flyer, or logo – Graphic Design Fundamentals will give you the insights you need to design with confidence.

Class Materials

Bonus Materials with RSVP

Syllabus - Graphic Design Fundamentals.pdf

Bonus Materials with Purchase

Ad+Poster-Timothy Samara Presentation.pdf

Book+Web--Timothy Samara Presentation.pdf

Color-Timothy Samara Presentation.pdf

Form+Image-Timothy Samara Presentation.pdf

Identity-Timothy Samara Presentation.pdf

Intro-Timothy Samara Presentation.pdf

Layout-Timothy Samara Presentation.pdf

Typography-Timothy Samara Presentation.pdf

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photo_dj
 

This is more about all of your courses - It would be really nice for instructors to answer questions during break times or even after the class. There a lot a fabulous questions that I see that never get answered. I would like to go back even the next day and see a short note for at least some of those questions. Just an idea to help out this wonderful format that you have going. I am sure to make use of the promote question when I see an interesting one.

user-1f91d5
 

I LOVED this class! I learned so much and since I had the foresight to purchase it, I can go back for a refresher anytime I want. Plus, the downloads are spectacular! Almost a book's worth and so helpful! Thank you Timothy, you are great teacher!

a Creativelive Student
 

This was an outstanding course, would love to see a more in depth typography course from this guy. I'm a proffesional photographer with a formal education in design, I hardly ever use it, so I forget things, this was great both as a review, and to pinpoint things I didn't know or thought I knew. thanks once again! well done!!