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In this class, you will find out exactly what it takes to break into the art world and reach new, diverse audiences. You’ll learn how to identify the characteristics that make your style unique. Map out the vision and goals that will drive your artistic career. Navigate the fine art market and break in to it. And more.
This course will show you how to create advanced art that will stand up as professional work. It’s designed to take you from having little knowledge in drawing to creating advanced art and having a deep understanding of drawing fundamentals.
In this course, you will learn how to design technologies that bring people joy, rather than frustration. You’ll learn how to generate design ideas, techniques for quickly prototyping them. You’ll also learn principles of visual design, perception, and cognition that inform effective interaction design.
This four-course sequence exposes students to the fundamental skills required to make sophisticated graphic design: process, historical context, and communication through image-making and typography. The goal is to equip learners with a set of tools for “making and communicating” in the field of graphic design.
In this series, you’ll learn: Retouching. Compositing. Masking. Layers. Troubleshooting. You’ll also learn how Photoshop’s adjustment capabilities are essential and how they go way beyond what is available in Adobe Lightroom. By the end, you should feel proficient in the workings of this program.
This course will take you through the process of working with Adobe Illustrator to create digital versions of your artwork. You’ll learn tips and tricks for working in Illustrator and how you can use the software to create repeating patterns of your very own drawings.
In this class, you’ll learn how to develop themes for your drawings. Options for presenting your content: zines, prints, instagram, etc. And ways to add color to black and white drawings using Photoshop. Kate Bingaman-Burt will inspire you to explore the everyday by simply drawing what’s around you.
In this series, you’ll learn how to: Import and organize your images. Optimize your photos and workflow. Make your images searchable within the program. Exporting, printing, and troubleshooting. You’ll also gain access to both an enduring resource to build your skills and a community to share the fruits of your work.
If creativity is already core to your life, then this program is perfect for you. This could mean you’re a scientist hunting a breakthrough, a coder designing software, an entrepreneur dreaming up your next start-up, or a writer aching to finish that novel. All that matters is that generating novel ideas (and putting those ideas out in the world) is core to your life and purpose.
Jose Caballer is a design veteran whose client work stretches back into the 90s. He has trained thousands of professionals and in this class he’ll show you how to expedite the UX design process. You’ll learn how to: Interpret user profiles, Accurately assess business goals and requirements, and Sketch wireframes for a website and mobile app.
Learn how to use the most important features of Adobe® Photoshop® by working through common, real-world projects and explaining the process. You’ll learn how to: Enhance hair, eyes, and lips in portraits. Merge multiple images into a panorama. Create a collage of multiple images. And more.
Get a clear understanding of how to work with both print and web projects in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. The skills and confidence to create things like flyers, business cards, web graphics, and more. How to build a skill set that can set you up to be employable in the creative industry as a graphic designer.
The best-selling author of Eat Pray Love will equip you with the practical tools and inspiration to jump-start your own creative journey. You’ll learn why perfectionism, originality, and passion are overrated and why we should instead strive to be authentic doers who follow our curiosity.
Blender is a platform which enables you to make AAA-quality models which can be exported to any game engine, 3D printer, or other software. Why you want to learn Blender: Create assets for video games. Make unique 3D printed gifts. Design your dream house, car, etc. Express yourself through 3D artwork.
Easy-to-follow and hands-on web development with HTML5, CSS3 and some jQuery. The proven 7 real-world steps from complete scratch to a fully functional and optimized website. Simple-to-use web design guidelines and tips to make your website stand out from the crowd. And much more.
Everything you need to know about UX, including design, content, and coding. You’ll be exposed to principles and strategies, and you’ll learn how to apply these abstract concepts by coding three different websites for three very different audiences.
Learn and Master Motion Graphics and Visual Effects in After Effects in this course. Understand the concepts behind Animation Techniques. Learn how to Design, Animate, and Sequence complete Motion Graphics Projects. Manipulate all transformations basic and beyond. And more.
Learn how to design icons, business cards, illustrations, and characters. Clean up face imperfections, improve and repair photos. Use creative effects to design stunning text styles. Remove people or objects from photos. Cut away a person from their background. Master selections, layers, and working with the layers panel.
In this class you will learn how to organize and implement a workflow system. How to manage to-do lists effectively. How to utilize time-blocking. How to identify and manage the distractions that keep you from being productive, and much more.
Dorie Clark will teach you how to make the most of interviews, introductions, webinars, and more. You’ll create strategies for connecting with the right people at the right time and learn how to use those connections to nurture and grow your brand.