Getting Started in Graphic Design

Getting Started in Graphic Design

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Learn how to get started in graphic design, with training from lynda.com. Kristin Ellison provides an overview of key design concepts, and points you to courses in our library to further your education on those important topics.
New to graphic design? You're in the right place. lynda.com offers hundreds of tutorials on design topics ranging from InDesign to infographics. But sometimes it can be hard to know what to learn next. In this course, lynda.com design content manager Kristin Ellison walks you through our course offerings, explaining which skills are crucial for graphic designers today, and shows you how to locate courses in these areas. She starts with the building blocks of design—color, typography, and layout—and the different types of design you can learn at lynda.com. Convinced you're not creative? As Kristin explains, you can tap into your inner creativity with a couple of motivational techniques. Next, she tackles software, pointing you to courses that will help you get the most from today's most essential tools. From there, she introduces you to project-based courses that will take you from start to finish through typical design jobs. Last but not least, she provides an overview of exporting and printing tips to make your designs a reality. This course is a roadmap to your design education at lynda.com. Take the first step and find out where your learning path leads. To help you get your start, Kristin curated a playlist of courses covering just the foundational elements of design. View and subscribe to the playlist here.
Publisher: Carpenteria, CA, lynda.com,, 2014
Copyright Date: ©2014
Additional Contributors: lynda.com (Firm)

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