Multimedia Design course for Print
Logo Design & Designer Review
Beginners Guide to Graphic Design
Beginners Guide to Adobe Illustrator
The Graphic Design Brief
Beginners Guide to Adobe Photoshop



Frankenstein Photoshop Tutorial: Warp Tool, Clone Stamp Tool, Blending Modes & More

In this tutorial, I am going to be showing you how you can create take a portrait and turn it […]

Create a Retro Sticker [Photoshop & Illustrator]

In this video tutorial, I will show you how I created this retro sticker. Draw a character on paper, then […]

Using the Halftone Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, I will be demonstrating how to use the Halftone Effect in Adobe Illustrator. FINISHED IMAGE: VIEW HERE […]

Convert a drawing into vector artwork in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial I will show you how to convert a scanned drawing into vector artwork in Adobe Illustrator. The […]

Create WPAP Style Art In Adobe Illustrator – Ziggy Stardust

In this tutorial, I am going to be showing you how you can create WPAP style artwork in Adobe Illustrator. […]

Paint your national flag face In Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial, I’m going to demonstrate how you can paint your national flag onto your face in Adobe Photoshop. […]

Layer structure and housekeeping In Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial, I am going to demonstrate how I created this concept artwork, and also discuss the importance of […]

Gold skin effect in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial, I am going to demonstrate how you can create a gold skin effect in Adobe Photoshop. You […]

Polygonal portrait | Gradient effect in Adobe Photoshop with Illustrator

In this tutorial, I am going to demonstrate how you can create a polygonal portrait in adobe photoshop with the […]

Lego Portrait in Adobe Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial, I am going to demonstrate how to create a portrait in Adobe Photoshop inspired by Lego.   […]


Multimedia Design course for Print

Create a business card, letterhead & 12-page brochure

On this course, we are going to design some stationary for a fictional brand.

This is a common scenario which any designer will face. So this will be a good exercise for you if you have not done this before.

To help break down the process I have structured the course into three main sections:

 

SECTION 1 – PREPARATION & DESIGN PROCESS

SECTION 2 – DESIGN & ARTWORKING

SECTION 3 – EXPORTING & PRINTING

 

After watching this course, you will have a good foundation of skills to tackle other projects like this in future.

Over 15 episodes, we are going to be [...]

Beginners Guide to Graphic Design

Join me as I discuss a series of Graphic Design topics

Hello and welcome to this beginners guide series to Graphic Design.

If you’re interested in Graphic Design and considering becoming a Graphic Designer then join me as I discuss a series of Graphic Design topics.

From what Graphic Design is, Skills to be a Graphic Designer, Design theory, Education you need, equipment you need, to the Graphic Design portfolio and interview advice, this series is for anyone at any level.

I have created this series to share my experience and give some advice to aspiring designers at any level, who wish to find out more about Graphic Design and [...]

45 Videos


What is Graphic Design? – EP 1/45
What is Graphic Design? – EP 1/45

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‘Line’ Visual element of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 2/45
‘Line’ Visual element of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP......

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‘Colour’ Visual element of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 3/45
‘Colour’ Visual element of Graphic Design / Design theory – ......

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‘Shape’ Visual element of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 4/45
‘Shape’ Visual element of Graphic Design / Design theory – ......

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‘Texture’ Visual element of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 5/45
‘Texture’ Visual element of Graphic Design / Design theory –......

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‘Space’ Visual element of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 6/45
‘Space’ Visual element of Graphic Design / Design theory – ......

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‘Form’ Visual element of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 7/45
‘Form’ Visual element of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP......

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‘Typography’ Visual element of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 8/45
‘Typography’ Visual element of Graphic Design / Design theory ......

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‘Contrast’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 9/45
‘Contrast’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory ......

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‘Hierarchy’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 10/45
‘Hierarchy’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory ......

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‘Alignment’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 11/45
‘Alignment’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory ......

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‘Balance’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 12/45
‘Balance’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory ......

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‘Proximity’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 13/45
‘Proximity’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory ......

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‘Repetition’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 14/45
‘Repetition’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory ......

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‘Simplicity’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 15/45
‘Simplicity’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory ......

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‘Function’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory – EP 16/45
‘Function’ Design principle of Graphic Design / Design theory ......

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Why do Graphic Design? – EP 17/45
Why do Graphic Design? – EP 17/45

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Should I do Graphic Design? – EP 18/45
Should I do Graphic Design? – EP 18/45

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Practical skills to be a Graphic designer? – EP 19/45
Practical skills to be a Graphic designer? – EP 19/45

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Psychological skills to be a Graphic designer? – EP 20/45
Psychological skills to be a Graphic designer? – EP 20/45

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Talent to be a Graphic Designer? – EP 21/45
Talent to be a Graphic Designer? – EP 21/45

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‘Learn & Research’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer? – EP 22/45
‘Learn & Research’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer? ......

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‘Collect’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer? – EP 23/45
‘Collect’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer? – EP 23/45

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‘Be inspired’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer? – EP 24/45
‘Be inspired’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer? – EP ......

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‘Practice’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer? – EP 25/45
‘Practice’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer? – EP 25/45

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‘Seek Education’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer? – EP 26/45
‘Seek Education’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer? – EP ......

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Books to read as a Graphic designer? – EP 27/45
Books to read as a Graphic designer? – EP 27/45

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Education to be a Graphic designer?  – EP 28/45
Education to be a Graphic designer? – EP 28/45

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Do I need to go to University to be a Graphic Designer? – EP 29/45
Do I need to go to University to be a Graphic Designer? – EP ......

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Qualifications to be a Graphic designer? – EP 30/45
Qualifications to be a Graphic designer? – EP 30/45

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Equipment to be a Graphic designer? – EP 31/45
Equipment to be a Graphic designer? – EP 31/45

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What programs do I need as a Graphic designer? – EP 32/45
What programs do I need as a Graphic designer? – EP 32/45

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The Graphic Design portfolio? – EP 33/45
The Graphic Design portfolio? – EP 33/45

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Print or digital graphic design portfolio? – EP 34/45
Print or digital graphic design portfolio? – EP 34/45

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The Graphic Design CV – EP 35/45
The Graphic Design CV – EP 35/45

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Career change to be a Graphic Designer? – EP 36/45
Career change to be a Graphic Designer? – EP 36/45

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‘Apply your skills’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer? – EP 37/45
‘Apply your skills’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer? – ......

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How do I find a Graphic Design job? – EP 38/45
How do I find a Graphic Design job? – EP 38/45

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Interview preparation to be a Graphic Designer?  – EP 39/45
Interview preparation to be a Graphic Designer? – EP 39/45

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Questions you’re asked at a Graphic Design interview? – EP 40/45
Questions you’re asked at a Graphic Design interview? – EP ......

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Questions to ask at a graphic design interview – EP 41/45
Questions to ask at a graphic design interview – EP 41/45

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Interview tips to be a Graphic Designer? – EP 42/45
Interview tips to be a Graphic Designer? – EP 42/45

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What’s the Industry like for a Graphic Designer? – EP 43/45
What’s the Industry like for a Graphic Designer? – EP 43/45

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Further your Graphic Design career? – EP 44/45
Further your Graphic Design career? – EP 44/45

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Education to further your Graphic Design career? – EP 45/45
Education to further your Graphic Design career? – EP 45/45

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Beginners Guide to Adobe Illustrator

Create a vector illustration from scratch

Welcome to the complete beginners guide to Adobe Illustrator.

On this course, I will be introducing you to the program and covering some essential practise exercises.

Then I will be demonstrating how to create a small project in Adobe Illustrator from start to finish.

To help break down the process I have structured the course in 3 main sections:


SECTION 1 – INTRODUCTION

SECTION 2 – ESSENTIAL PRACTICE

SECTION 3 – TEST PROJECT

– CHAPTER 1 – SETUP & LIVE TRACE
– CHAPTER 2 – DRAWING
– CHAPTER 3 – COLOURING & ADDING TYPE
– CHAPTER 4 – FINISHING & EXPORTING FOR PRINT

 

Along the way, we will be covering many topics, [...]

Beginners Guide to Adobe Photoshop

Create a book cover design from scratch

Welcome to the complete beginners guide to Adobe Photoshop.

In this series, we will be starting from the very beginning and working our way across 33 episodes to learn all the basics and create a project from scratch

To help break down the process I have structured the course into three main sections:

 

Section 1 – Introduction

Section 2 – Essential practice

Section 3 – Create a project

 

Along the way we will be covering many topics, such as how to set up your document, using common tools, creating a project and finally exporting [...]

33 Videos


Interface Introduction to Adobe Photoshop – EP 1/33
Interface Introduction to Adobe Photoshop – EP 1/33

1026 2 4

Panels & Workspaces in Adobe Photoshop – EP 2/33
Panels & Workspaces in Adobe Photoshop – EP 2/33

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Raster Image principles in Adobe Photoshop – EP 3/33
Raster Image principles in Adobe Photoshop – EP 3/33

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Image size, Dimension, & Resolution in Adobe Photoshop – EP 4/33
Image size, Dimension, & Resolution in Adobe Photoshop – EP......

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Layers in Adobe Photoshop – EP 5/33
Layers in Adobe Photoshop – EP 5/33

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Common file types in Adobe Photoshop – EP 6/33
Common file types in Adobe Photoshop – EP 6/33

257

Colour in Adobe Photoshop – EP 7/33
Colour in Adobe Photoshop – EP 7/33

185

10 Handy Tips for beginners to Adobe Photoshop – EP 8/33
10 Handy Tips for beginners to Adobe Photoshop – EP 8/33

204

Making selections in Adobe Photoshop – EP 9/33
Making selections in Adobe Photoshop – EP 9/33

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Copy & paste in Adobe Photoshop – EP 10/33
Copy & paste in Adobe Photoshop – EP 10/33

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Transform tools in Adobe Photoshop – EP 11/33
Transform tools in Adobe Photoshop – EP 11/33

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Using brushes in Adobe Photoshop – EP 12/33
Using brushes in Adobe Photoshop – EP 12/33

Downloads 142

Eraser tool & Layer masking in Adobe Photoshop – EP 13/33
Eraser tool & Layer masking in Adobe Photoshop – EP 13/33

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Shape tool in Adobe Photoshop – EP 14/33
Shape tool in Adobe Photoshop – EP 14/33

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Type principals in Adobe Photoshop – EP 15/33
Type principals in Adobe Photoshop – EP 15/33

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Layer styles in Adobe Photoshop – EP 16/33
Layer styles in Adobe Photoshop – EP 16/33

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Paths & the Pen tool in Adobe Photoshop – EP 17/33
Paths & the Pen tool in Adobe Photoshop – EP 17/33

108

Smart objects in Adobe Photoshop – EP 18/33
Smart objects in Adobe Photoshop – EP 18/33

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Colour adjustments in Adobe Photoshop – EP 19/33
Colour adjustments in Adobe Photoshop – EP 19/33

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Adjustment layers in Adobe Photoshop – EP 20/33
Adjustment layers in Adobe Photoshop – EP 20/33

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Filters in Adobe Photoshop – EP 21/33
Filters in Adobe Photoshop – EP 21/33

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Blending modes in Adobe Photoshop – EP 22/33

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Saving in Adobe Photoshop – EP 23/33
Saving in Adobe Photoshop – EP 23/33

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Setting up a document in Adobe Photoshop – EP 24/33
Setting up a document in Adobe Photoshop – EP 24/33

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3D paper type effect in Adobe Photoshop – EP 25/33
3D paper type effect in Adobe Photoshop – EP 25/33

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Rainbow and clouds illustration in Adobe Photoshop – EP 26/33
Rainbow and clouds illustration in Adobe Photoshop – EP 26/33

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Manage complexity and working smart in Adobe Photoshop– EP 27/33
Manage complexity and working smart in Adobe Photoshop– EP 27/33

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Decorating an origami paper bird in Adobe Photoshop – EP 28/33
Decorating an origami paper bird in Adobe Photoshop – EP 28/33

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Create a origami bird logo in Adobe Photoshop – EP 29/33
Create a origami bird logo in Adobe Photoshop – EP 29/33

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Adding type to the design in Adobe Photoshop – EP 30/33
Adding type to the design in Adobe Photoshop – EP 30/33

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Save for print in Adobe Photoshop – EP 31/33
Save for print in Adobe Photoshop – EP 31/33

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Adapt a print design for a web banner in Adobe Photoshop – EP 32/33
Adapt a print design for a web banner in Adobe Photoshop – EP 32/33

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Save for web in Adobe Photoshop – EP 33/33
Save for web in Adobe Photoshop – EP 33/33

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Beginners Guide to Adobe InDesign

Create a booklet design from scratch

Welcome to the complete beginners guide to Adobe Indesign CS5.

In this series, I will be demonstrating how to create a small project in Adobe Indesign from start to finish. To help break down the process I have structured the course in 3 main sections:

 

Step 1 – Preparation

Step 2 – Implementation

Step 3 – Finalisation

 

Along the way, we will be covering many topics, such as how to set up your document, understand how the program works, use text in Indesign, prepare and import images into InDesign and finally export your document ready for print.

Enjoy

 

 

Get the [...]



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