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Graphic Design for Everyone

with Lesa Snider

Trailer: Graphic Design for Everyone with Lesa Snider
Four Secrets for Great Design
49:25
Four Secrets for Great Design
Lesa breaks down the four secrets every graphic designer needs to know.

build your foundation in graphic design

Graphic design is everywhere you look; some of it good, some of it bad, and some of it just plain ugly. In this 3-day online graphic design course, you learn the four secrets to great graphic design that will ensure your promotional materials always looks their very best. Each design secret will be revealed, defined and then put into practice on several projects including business cards, ads, and more. You also learn a lot about typography and color theory, both of which are essential for your design success. No matter which software you use--Photoshop, InDesign, Pages, or even Word--these design techniques will serve you well!

Instructor

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Lesa Snider

Lesa Snider, internationally acclaimed author and speaker, is on a mission to teach the world to create better graphics. She’s the author of several books including the best-selling series, Photoshop: The Missing Manual, and coauthor of iPhoto '11: The Missing Manual (lesa.in/lesabooks). She's a ... more...

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Design Basics Bundle

3 courses for $249

    • Bonus with purchase

      GraphicDesignForEveryone.pdf
      PDF of Additional Resources
      Formatting in Word.doc
      Leading.psd
      Kerning.psd
      tracking.psd
      baseline shift.psd
      opentype.psd
      roman hanging.psd
      Logos and color slides.pdf
      Day 2 PSD Files.zip
      Day 3 PSD Files.zip
      DesignToolsMagazine.pdf
  • Session 1 (12 Videos)

    • Day 1 Pre-Show
      06:09
      Day 1 Pre-Show
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    • Four Secrets for Great Design
      49:25
      Four Secrets for Great Design
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    • Morning Q&A
      26:04
      Morning Q&A
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    • Morning Recap
      18:39
      Morning Recap
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    • Striking Images
      34:14
      Striking Images
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    • Faces in Design
      17:24
      Faces in Design
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    • Layering and Simplifying
      21:32
      Layering and Simplifying
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    • Introduction to Typography
      51:50
      Introduction to Typography
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    • Typographic Offenses
      35:14
      Typographic Offenses
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    • Formatting Text
      29:09
      Formatting Text
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    • Formatting Text in Different Programs
      19:30
      Formatting Text in Different Programs
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    • Day 1 Wrap-Up
      03:40
      Day 1 Wrap-Up
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  • Session 2 (7 Videos)

    • Day 2 Pre-Show
      08:07
      Day 2 Pre-Show
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    • Designing Logos: Fonts and Text
      1:27:39
      Designing Logos: Fonts and Text
      HD | LOW
    • Editing Text in Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop
      54:49
      Editing Text in Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop
      HD | LOW
    • Taking Control of Color
      46:25
      Taking Control of Color
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    • Creating Business Cards
      49:07
      Creating Business Cards
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    • Business Card Makeover
      1:04:36
      Business Card Makeover
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    • Day 2 Wrap-Up
      03:24
      Day 2 Wrap-Up
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  • Session 3 (6 Videos)

    • Day 3 Pre-Show
      03:53
      Day 3 Pre-Show
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    • Designing Magazine Ads
      1:20:02
      Designing Magazine Ads
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    • Designing Postcards & Event Posters
      1:16:44
      Designing Postcards & Event Posters
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    • Creating Your Own Patterns
      1:14:17
      Creating Your Own Patterns
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    • Creating Custom Photo Books
      1:25:21
      Creating Custom Photo Books
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    • Day 3 Wrap-Up
      04:17
      Day 3 Wrap-Up
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