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Graphic Design

Graphic design is the art of visual communication that combines images, words and ideas to convey information to an audience in a way that is pleasing to the eye and gets attention. In this category we explore what graphic design means, the concepts and elements of design and we look at some graphic design examples.

 

Introduction to the Printing Process
16th April 2016Graphic Design
We will have a quick look at some of the print processes involved in getting digital artwork into print and cover some rules you should follow to avoid disappointment.
Introduction to Adobe InDesign
9th April 2016Graphic Design
Adobe InDesign is the industry standard publication application and in this tutorial we are going create a business card whilst looking at the features..
Creating Web Designs in Photoshop
2nd April 2016Graphic Design
This tutorial takes you through creating a web design in Photoshop which is a great tool for create web designs, or mockups, for sending to a client for approval.
Tracing Artwork in Adobe Illustrator
26th March 2016Graphic Design
This guide shows you how to use Adobe Illustrators powerful artwork tracing tools to rapidly convert scanned artwork into vector illustrations.
Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
19th March 2016Graphic Design
A brief introduction to using Adobe Illustrator for creating vector based illustrations, logos and icons. We will cover navigating around the application, basic tools, working with shapes and layers and applying filters.
Introduction to Photo Editing
12th March 2016Graphic Design
Photo editing, or manipulation, allows designers and photographers to improve photos in countless ways. This can be as simple as cropping and rotating, or complex such as creating composite images.
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
5th March 2016Graphic Design
Adobe Photoshop is an incredibly powerful image editor, but it can also be very intimidating to the newcomer. If you want to start using Photoshop but don't know where to start, this tutorial will get you started.
Typography
27th February 2016Graphic Design
Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable and appealing when displayed.