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Social Media and Web Graphics Made Easy

with Erica Gamet

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  •   01 Class Introduction: The Whys And Whats Of Social Media

    11:37
  •   04 Obtaining Creating The Images Youll Use

    22:45

Class duration: 3h 32m

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About The Class

Make your own graphics, no experience required

Do you want or need to create graphics for use on your website, blog, and social media accounts?  Thankfully, there's no experience required with Erica Gamet's new Social Media class.  Erica is a seasoned Adobe instructor, and she'll show you how to make beautiful graphics, easily, quickly and at a low cost.You'll also get an overview of software tools that are free and easy to use. 


This class covers: 

  • Design basics for digital graphics, such as file types, color and resolution
  • Using Adobe Spark’s suite of free tools to create social media posts and web pages 
  • Choosing photos and type to get your message across

Software Used: Adobe Spark 2016, Apple Keynote 6

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction: The Whys And Whats Of Social Media

    11:37
  2. 02

    Samples Of Social Media Graphics In Action

    20:33
  3. 03

    Sizes And Formats To Consider

    12:39
  4. 04

    Obtaining Creating The Images Youll Use

    22:45
  5. 05

    Learn To Use Collage Apps

    34:15
  6. 06

    Adobe Spark Post Socialc Media Project

    09:16
  7. 07

    Intro To Adobe Spark Post

    25:50
  8. 08

    Adobe Spark Post Export Options

    06:54
  9. 09

    Using Keynote / Powerpoint To Create Graphics

    05:20
  10. 10

    Social Graphic Project Number 1 Part 1

    20:41
  11. 11

    Social Graphic Project Number 1 Part 2

    22:20
  12. 12

    Animation For Social GraphicsIn Keynote

    20:28

Meet Your Expert

Erica Gamet

Erica Gamet has been involved in the graphics industry for an unbelievable 30 years! She is a speaker, writer, and trainer, focusing on Adobe InDesign and Illustrator, Apple Keynote and iBooks Author, and other print- and production-related topics. She is a regular presence at CreativePro Week’s PePcon and InDesign Conferences, and has spoken at ebookcraft in Canada and Making Design in Norway. When she isn’t staring at her computer, she can be found exploring her new homebase of Seattle and the greater Pacific Northwest. ... read more

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  • Chuleenan Svetvilas

    Chuleenan Svetvilas

    October 2016

    I learned about some great free apps that make it easy to create images for social media. You can make some great images with text really quickly after taking this class. I actually made a little animated image during class and posted it Instagram. I also learned about some good places to go for free images. Erica's very personable and fun, which made it an enjoyable class. The apps are easy to use and you can start making images right away. There isn't a steep learning curve.

  • Jose Velazquez

    October 2016

    I really liked how informative and helpful the class was, even do Ive worked with some of the programs used in class I feel like There was so many new things I learned. Thanks to Erica and the whole crew for such an awesome experience

  • Jane Dolan

    Jane Dolan

    October 2016

    If you dread making your own graphics and don't have the budget for a Designer and/or cannot face the learning curve of PhotoShop: THIS IS THE CLASS FOR YOU! Erica packs in a ton of information in this class, with a great sense of humor. If you feel like you want to learn Adobe tools, check out Erica's other classes, especially "How to Create Marketing Materials for Small Businesses." I might be a bit biased, I was lucky enough to be in the studio audience for both days and can say: Erica is one mighty fine teacher!

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