Lynda - Introduction To Graphic Design With Tony Harmer Exercise Files | 523MB
Graphic design is a complex art. To become a graphic designer, you need to master many different skills and tools.
This course covers the concepts and software that every designer needs to know and explains how they fit into a typical graphic design workflow. Instructor Tony Harmer introduces the creative process, including high-level concepts like layout, typography, and color. Then it's your chance to get hands-on, using Photoshop to creatively adjust, repair, and retouch the kinds of images used in graphic design projects. Tony then shows how to use Illustrator to build a custom logo and introduces important vector-drawing techniques. Last, he visits InDesign for an overview of the document layout and print preparation processes. By the end of the course, you'll have a better grasp of what graphic designers do and what you'll need to learn next. It's a great jumping off point for any graphic design career.
The creative process
Layout and composition
Transforming images and assets in Photoshop
Drawing logos in Illustrator
Designing graphics and documents in InDesign