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Professional Graphics Design and Branding


In this course, you’ll learn how to create visual brands from scratch and develop your brand designs into professional, comprehensive brand identities. You’ll discover how to design effective logos and icons, create typography style masters, develop professional color palettes, and design custom graphics for your brand.

  • What is graphics design?
  • Professional careers and industry opportunities
  • Inspiration and motivation
  • Design platforms and environments
    • Introduction to Adobe Creative Suite (CS5 and CS6)
    • Installation and setup

Programs to be covered: Adobe Photoshop (Ps), Illustrator (Ai) and InDesign (Id)

  • The user interface
  • Tools and customization
  • Creating your first project
  • Saving files and formats
  • Shortcuts
  • Typography
  • Shapes
  • Blending options
  • Transformation
  • Font installation
  • Image editing and effects
  • Brushes and strokes
  • Brush installation and presets
  • Brand product development
  • Graphics Designing for websites and mobile apps
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