Course description

  • What is this course about?

    Graphic Designer Suite is a comprehensive suite comprising of all the significant industry-specific courses ranging from digital painting to designing storyboard layout. As graphic designing is an integral part of branding, publications, posters, print advertisements, website graphics, billboards as well as product packaging, employers seek highly competent and proficient graphic designers.

    This training program entails fundamentals of Acrobat XI Professional, digital painting, Photoshop filter techniques, digital matte painting, storyboard design and layout, digital sculpting using Mudbox as well as scene lighting with Mental Ray. Graphic designing gives rise to great websites that help in building the brand of a company, convert the visitors into potential customers and fight the competition.

    Graphic Designer Suite can be learned by anyone and there are no pre-requisites for taking this up.

  • What learning benefits do you get from Simplilearn’s training?

    Here are some of the major learning benefits that come with this training program:
    • Introduction to Digital Painting entails the process of creating a digital painting on a system using virtual painting box, graphics program and other supplies.
    • Using Photoshop Filters Master Course trains the candidates to create great-looking images using filters such as metal and glass with Photoshop software.
    • Photoshop for Artists imparts the candidates with the Photoshop basics, neat artist’s trick such as compositing images, 3D effects and vanishing points for creating visual effects that are stunning.
    • Getting Started with Acrobat XI Professional assists the candidates in delivering high-impact communication, which combine video, audio as well as interactive media.
    • Create Stunning Promo Videos in 30 Minutes or Less, Storyboarding Layout and Design, Scene Lighting Using Mental Ray (3Ds Max) and Learn 3D Digital Sculpting with Mudbox are also covered here.
    • Completing this training program will make the candidate a professional graphic designer with in-depth knowledge on the graphic designing tools.
    • Completing this training program will make the candidate a professional graphic designer with having in-depth knowledge on the various graphic designing tools.

  • What are the career benefits in-store for you?

    With the constant advancement in technology and continuous change in graphic designing techniques, the demand for trained graphic designers is on a constant rise. Here are some of the major career benefits that come with this training program:
    • Average salary for trained graphic designer is $53,000. Source: indeed.com (http://www.indeed.com/salary/Graphic-Designer.html)
    • With the constant rise in the number of websites and internet marketing becoming a norm, IT companies across the globe are seeking competent graphic designers.
    • As organizations seek trained graphic designers, trained professionals have an edge over their non-trained counterparts.
    • Graphic Designing training provides practical knowledge for developing highly appealing websites that convert visitors into potential customers.

  • Why Simplilearn?

    • Simplilearn is the World’s Largest Certification Training Provider, with over 500,000+ professionals trained globally
    • Trusted by the Fortune 500 companies as their learning provider for career growth and training
    • 2000+ certified and experienced trainers conduct trainings for various courses across the globe
    • All our Courses are designed and developed under a tried and tested Unique Learning Framework that is proven to deliver 98.6% pass rate in first attempt
    • Accredited, Approved and Recognized as a training organization, partner, education provider and examination center by globally renowned names like Project Management Institute of USA, APMG, CFA Institute, GARP, ASTQB, IIBA and others

Course preview

    • 01 - Introduction to Graphic Design

      25:24
      • 1.1 Introduction to Graphic Design
        01:40
      • 1.2 What Is Graphic Design?
        04:40
      • 1.3 Can Only Skilled Artists Be Good Graphic Designers?
        12:21
      • 1.4 Areas Of Graphic Design To Explore
        06:43
    • 02 - Visual Communication Fundamentals

      1:06:16
      • 2.1 Visual Communication Fundamentals
        02:06
      • 2.2 Organizing Information
        14:10
      • 2.3 Using Alignment To Your Advantage
        12:14
      • 2.4 Setting The Design's Rhythm
        12:43
      • 2.5 Letting A Design Breathe With Whitespace
        05:47
      • 2.6 Creating Visual Interest With Contrast
        10:52
      • 2.7 Designs That Work And Don't Work
        08:24
    • 03 - Building Successful Layouts

      1:10:44
      • 3.1 Building Successful Layouts
        08:12
      • 3.2 The Terminology Of Type
        10:47
      • 3.3 Typeface Styles and Resources
        08:24
      • 3.4 Choosing A Typeface Hierarchy
        11:32
      • 3.5 Understanding Colour's Psychological Impact
        04:43
      • 3.6 Building Your Design's Colour Palette
        08:03
      • 3.7 Understanding Colour Spaces
        06:51
      • 3.8 Sourcing Imagery For Your Layouts
        07:46
      • 3.9 Raster vs Vector Graphics
        04:26
    • 04 - The Tools To Put It All Together

      27:11
      • 4.1 The Tools To Put It All Together
        09:53
      • 4.2 Alternatives To Standard Industry Tools
        06:50
      • 4.3 Web Design Tools and Software
        07:02
      • 4.4 HTML and CSS:Is It Really Rocket Science
        03:26
    • 05 - Starting A Career As a Graphic Designer

      20:49
      • 5.1 Starting A Career As a Graphic Designer
        04:27
      • 5.2 Getting Started And How To Land Work
        09:33
      • 5.3 Joining The Design Community
        02:58
      • 5.4 Finding Continued Inspiration
        02:29
      • 5.5 Wrapping Up
        01:22
    • Module 1 - Introduction

      00:39
      • 1.1 Introduction
        00:39
    • Module 2 - Working With The Camera

      25:24
      • 2.1 Camera Distances
        05:04
      • 2.2 Horizontal
        02:46
      • 2.3 Vertical
        06:58
      • 2.4 Setup and Transitions
        06:16
      • 2.5 Framing Guidelines
        04:20
    • Module 3 - Flow

      52:48
      • 3.1 Layout Golden Ratio
        07:08
      • 3.2 Flow Explained
        09:45
      • 3.3 Painter Example
        05:50
      • 3.4 Primavera Example
        03:09
      • 3.5 St Matthew Example
        05:31
      • 3.6 Comic Book Storyboards
        15:56
      • 3.7 Aspect Ratio
        05:29
    • Module 4 - Advanced Storyboarding

      16:29
      • 4.1 Framing The Shot
        03:32
      • 4.2 Borders
        08:29
      • 4.3 Framing Rules
        04:28
    • Module 1 - Introduction To The Course

      00:36
      • 1.1 Introduction
        00:36
    • Module 2 - Introduction To Photoshop For Artists

      2:20:56
      • 2.1 Photoshop User Interface
        04:55
      • 2.2 The Menu Explained
        10:34
      • 2.3 File Options
        17:03
      • 2.4 Edit Options
        33:31
      • 2.5 Image Options
        24:22
      • 2.6 Layer Options
        32:35
      • 2.7 Select Options
        13:10
      • 2.8 Filter Gallery
        04:46
    • Module 3 - Creating Art With Photoshop

      2:35:15
      • 3.1 Liquify
        07:58
      • 3.2 Creating Vanishing Points
        10:13
      • 3.3 Additional Filters
        14:40
      • 3.4 3D Objects
        20:23
      • 3.5 View, Window And Help
        08:21
      • 3.6 Toolbar Move Selections
        27:55
      • 3.7 Toolbar Wrap Up
        42:06
      • 3.8 History And Actions
        15:03
      • 3.9 Layer Comps And Notes
        08:36
    • Module 4 - Making Your Artwork Stand Out

      1:26:23
      • 4.1 Navigator, Histogram And Info
        07:46
      • 4.2 Tool Presets , Brushes And Clone Source
        46:30
      • 4.3 Color, Swatches And Styles
        08:13
      • 4.4 Adjustments And Masks
        04:57
      • 4.5 Layers, Channels And Paths
        18:57
    • Module 1 - Introduction ToThe Course

      00:27
      • 1.1 Introduction
        00:27
    • Module 2 - Introduction To Mudbox

      05:54
      • 2.1 The Interface Part 1
        00:53
      • 2.2 The Interface Part 2
        03:40
      • 2.3 Navigation
        01:21
    • Module 3 - The Main Menu

      44:39
      • 3.1 File Menu
        03:23
      • 3.2 Edit Menu
        03:54
      • 3.3 Create Menu
        06:21
      • 3.4 Mesh Menu
        07:11
      • 3.5 Set Topological Axis
        01:12
      • 3.6 Curves Menu
        07:05
      • 3.7 Maps Menu
        01:42
      • 3.8 Windows Menu
        02:28
      • 3.9 Windows Preferences
        10:06
      • 3.10 Help Menu
        01:17
    • Module 4 - Mudbox Sculpting Basics

      24:43
      • 4.1 Tool Trays
        01:02
      • 4.2 Sculpt
        02:27
      • 4.3 Smooth
        01:16
      • 4.4 Grab
        01:32
      • 4.5 Pinch
        01:50
      • 4.6 Flatten
        01:05
      • 4.7 Foamy
        01:04
      • 4.8 Spray
        01:07
      • 4.9 Repeating
        02:17
      • 4.10 Imprint
        00:57
      • 4.11 Wax
        01:16
      • 4.12 Scrape
        00:45
      • 4.13 Filling
        00:30
      • 4.14 Knife
        00:41
      • 4.15 Smearing
        00:40
      • 4.16 Bulging
        00:41
      • 4.17 Contrast
        01:08
      • 4.18 Freezing
        02:04
      • 4.19 Mask
        01:18
      • 4.20 Eraser
        01:03
    • Module 5 - Mudbox Painting Basics

      13:56
      • 5.1 Paint Brush
        02:52
      • 5.2 Projection
        03:29
      • 5.3 Color Picker
        01:19
      • 5.4 Airbrushing
        00:46
      • 5.5 Pencil
        00:23
      • 5.6 Paint Erase
        00:33
      • 5.7 Clone Brush
        00:39
      • 5.8 Dry Brush
        00:56
      • 5.9 Selecting Facial Features
        00:44
      • 5.10 Selecting Objects
        00:24
      • 5.11 Transform Tools
        01:51
    • Module 6 - Advanced Mudbox Techniques

      27:33
      • 6.1 Stamp
        08:23
      • 6.2 Stencil
        05:10
      • 6.3 Falloff
        02:39
      • 6.4 Material Presets
        03:55
      • 6.5 Lighting Presets
        05:45
      • 6.6 Camera Bookmarks
        01:41
    • Module 7 - Layers And Filters

      26:10
      • 7.1 Layers
        16:49
      • 7.2 Object List
        04:24
      • 7.3 Viewport Filters
        04:57
    • Module 8 - Sculpture Extraction

      23:08
      • 8.1 Normal Map Extraction
        10:52
      • 8.2 Displacement Map Extraction
        03:36
      • 8.3 Ambient Map Extraction
        06:35
      • 8.4 Using The Displacement Map
        02:05
    • Module 9 - Example Mudbox Projects

      3:34:16
      • 9.1 Example 1
        30:32
      • 9.2 Example 2
        13:19
      • 9.3 Example 3
        08:16
      • 9.4 Example 4
        04:10
      • 9.5 Example 5
        14:21
      • 9.6 Example 6
        23:53
      • 9.7 Example 7
        03:36
      • 9.8 Example 8
        02:38
      • 9.9 Example 9
        07:38
      • 9.10 Example 10
        16:05
      • 9.11 Example 11
        15:30
      • 9.12 Example 12
        37:50
      • 9.13 Example 13
        09:33
      • 9.14 Example 14
        24:12
      • 9.15 Example 15
        01:54
      • 9.16 Example 16
        00:49
    • Module 1 - Introduction To The Course

      01:08
      • 1.1 Introduction
        01:08
    • Module 2 - Digital Painting Essentials

      2:29:21
      • 2.1 Airbrush Part 1
        31:30
      • 2.2 Airbrushing Part 2
        42:42
      • 2.3 Comic Book Style
        22:52
      • 2.4 Smudge Style
        26:27
      • 2.5 Hardbrush and Stroke Style
        25:50
    • Module 3 - Digital Portrait Painting

      2:03:03
      • 3.1 Digital Portrait Painting Part 1
        14:42
      • 3.2 Digital Portrait Painting Part 2
        18:35
      • 3.3 Digital Portrait Painting Part 3
        1:07:45
      • 3.4 Digital Portrait Painting Part 4
        22:01
    • Chapter 0 - Introduction

      14:50
      • 0.1 Acrobat Professional Introduction
        00:51
      • 0.2 Why Use PDFs And Acrobat
        04:19
      • 0.3 Free Adobe Reader Vs Full Acrobat Professional
        04:54
      • 0.4 The Three PDF Myths
        04:46
    • Chapter 1 - Getting Comfortable Inside Acrobat

      22:18
      • 1.1 Acrobat Welcome Screen
        04:22
      • 1.2 A Tour Of The Interface
        03:45
      • 1.3 Exploring The Tools Panel
        04:46
      • 1.4 A Look At Acrobats Navigation Panels
        05:50
      • 1.5 Using Acrobats Reading Mode
        03:35
    • Chapter 2 - Navigating Within PDF Files

      26:09
      • 2.1 Magnifying Within PDFs
        05:12
      • 2.2 Navigating Within PDFs
        04:20
      • 2.3 Using Previous And Next View
        02:45
      • 2.4 Navigating With The Pages Panel
        03:15
      • 2.5 Understanding Page Display
        04:35
      • 2.6 Splitting The View
        03:08
      • 2.7 Viewing Document Properties
        02:54
    • Chapter 3 - Moving Extracting And Deleting Pages

      31:03
      • 3.1 Inserting Pages
        04:19
      • 3.2 Deleting Pages
        03:08
      • 3.3 Reordering Document Pages
        02:47
      • 3.4 Undoing And Reverting To Saved Versions
        02:34
      • 3.5 Rotating The View And Rotating Pages
        05:14
      • 3.6 Replacing Pages
        04:38
      • 3.7 Extracting Pages From Documents
        03:33
      • 3.8 Using The Split Document Command
        04:50
    • Chapter 4 - Building Navigational Bookmarks

      27:19
      • 4.1 Acrobat Bookmarks
        03:40
      • 4.2 Creating Navigational Bookmarks
        06:52
      • 4.3 Additional Bookmark Options
        02:20
      • 4.4 Adjusting A Bookmarks Destination
        03:24
      • 4.5 Sorting And Creating Nested Bookmarks
        05:14
      • 4.6 Automatically Opening The Bookmarks Panel
        05:49
    • Chapter 5 - Advanced Acrobat Options

      14:31
      • 5.1 Creating PDFs With Acrobat
        05:05
      • 5.2 Saving Files As PDFs
        03:49
      • 5.3 Combine Files Into A Single PDF
        02:57
      • 5.4 Acrobat Print Options
        02:40
    • Chapter 6 - Wrapping Up

      03:14
      • 6.1 Wrapping Up
        03:14
    • Module 1 - Introduction To The Course

      00:37
      • 1.1 Introduction
        00:37
    • Module 2 - Scripting And Layouts

      1:02:11
      • 2.1 Script Breakdown
        14:23
      • 2.2 Rough Layout Part 1
        24:50
      • 2.3 Rough Layout Part 2
        22:58
    • Module 3 - Scripting And Layouts

      3:01:07
      • 3.1 Mask Foreground Reference Images
        43:45
      • 3.2 Middle Ground And The Mountains
        45:39
      • 3.3 Buildings And Background
        46:10
      • 3.4 Sky And Water Effects
        45:33
    • Module 4 - Polishing And Special Effects

      3:11:03
      • 4.1 Shadows Highlights
        1:19:19
      • 4.2 Working With The Details
        14:08
      • 4.3 Completing The Details
        1:37:36
    • Module 1 - Introduction to the Course

      00:23
      • 1.1 Introduction to the Course
        00:23
    • Module 2 - Animation Basics

      35:54
      • 2.1 Animation Basics
        14:19
      • 2.2 Time Controls
        04:13
      • 2.3 Time Display
        01:38
      • 2.4 Frame Rate
        01:40
      • 2.5 Time Configuration - Playback
        03:15
      • 2.6 Time Configuration - Animation
        03:31
      • 2.7 Time Configuration - Key Steps
        01:27
      • 2.8 Time Slider
        05:51
    • Module 3 - Motion Basics

      12:31
      • 3.1 Motion Basics
        11:40
      • 3.2 Trajectories
        00:51
    • Module 4 - Hierarchies

      45:57
      • 4.1 Hierarchies
        00:50
      • 4.2 Adjust and Pivot
        05:08
      • 4.3 Inverse Kinimatics
        02:31
      • 4.5 Object Parameters
        05:49
      • 4.6 Rotational Joints
        04:58
      • 4.7 Link Info
        02:14
      • 4.8 Links
        19:35
      • 4.9 Links Plus Animation
        04:52
    • Module 5 - Animate a Robot Arm

      40:45
      • 5.1 Animate a Robot Arm
        06:58
      • 5.2 Animated Robot Arm
        10:46
      • 5.3 Robot Arm Limits
        09:37
      • 5.4 Robot Arm Damper
        07:02
      • 5.5 Robot Arm IK
        06:22
    • Module 6 - Bone Systems

      24:21
      • 6.1 Bone Systems
        02:21
      • 6.2 Bone Tools - Part 1
        09:42
      • 6.3 Bone Tools - Part 2
        12:18
    • Module 7 - Inverse Kinimatics Solvers

      46:53
      • 7.1 Inverse Kinimatics Solvers
        04:02
      • 7.2 HI Solver
        02:34
      • 7.3 HI Solver Parameters
        07:22
      • 7.4 HI Solver Properties
        03:48
      • 7.5 HI Display Options
        02:18
      • 7.6 PRS Key Info
        00:32
      • 7.7 HD Solver
        04:29
      • 7.8 HD Solver Parameters
        03:51
      • 7.9 HD Sliding Joint
        02:17
      • 7.10 IK Limb Solver
        02:10
      • 7.11 IK Spline Solver
        03:04
      • 7.12 IK Spline Solver - Part 2
        02:30
      • 7.13 Bone Creation
        03:47
      • 7.14 Sliding Rotational Joints
        04:09
    • Module 8 - Introduction to Rigs

      50:51
      • 8.1 Introduction to Rigs
        12:24
      • 8.2 Leg Rig Left
        07:31
      • 8.3 Leg Rig Right
        07:31
      • 8.4 Arm Rig
        10:22
      • 8.5 Body Rig
        08:02
      • 8.6 Body Rig - Color
        05:01
    • Module 9 - Animation Constraints Controllers

      49:44
      • 9.1 Animation Constraints Controllers
        00:40
      • 9.2 Attachment
        06:42
      • 9.3 Surface
        04:25
      • 9.4 Path
        15:22
      • 9.5 Position
        05:17
      • 9.6 Link
        06:45
      • 9.7 Lookat Piston
        02:17
      • 9.8 Lookat
        06:33
      • 9.9 Orientation
        01:43
    • Module 10 - Object Controllers

      14:25
      • 10.1 Object Controllers
        06:40
      • 10.2 Wiring Gears
        07:45
    • Module 11 - Track View Tool

      42:57
      • 11.1 Track View Tool
        01:10
      • 11.2 Interface
        01:30
      • 11.3 Mode Controller
        11:14
      • 11.4 Key Curve Time Option
        12:25
      • 11.5 Display View
        06:30
      • 11.6 Curve Toolbar
        03:47
      • 11.7 Dope Toolbar
        01:47
      • 11.8 Animate A Tank Track
        04:34
    • Create Stunning Promo Videos In 30 Minutes Or Less

      39:20
      • 1.1 Welcome
        00:19
      • 1.2 The Template We Will Be Using
        01:16
      • 1.3 See Some After Effects Template
        00:13
      • 1.4 iPad Template
        00:31
      • 1.5 White Space Template
        00:38
      • 1.6 Pop Up Book Template
        00:56
      • 1.7 Installing After Effects
        02:48
      • 1.8 Opening A Template
        03:14
      • 1.9 Interactive Tour Of After Effects
        00:30
      • 1.10 Introduction To After Effects
        03:35
      • 1.11 Editing Text
        05:59
      • 1.12 Changing Font Sizes And Moving Text
        02:21
      • 1.13 Adding Images
        04:23
      • 1.14 Adding Video
        04:01
      • 1.15 Adding A Logo
        02:59
      • 1.16 Rendering Your Video
        02:42
      • 1.17 Post Production Help
        02:55
    • Module 1 - Introduction To The Course

      00:39
      • 1.1 Part 1 Introduction
        00:39
    • Module 2 - Glass

      32:19
      • 2.1 Part 2 Clouds
        03:02
      • 2.2 Simple Glass
        04:38
      • 2.3 Original Glass Image
        04:45
      • 2.4 Glass Inset
        04:52
      • 2.5 Cloud Copies
        03:46
      • 2.6 Bar Pieces
        07:52
      • 2.7 Glass Conclusion
        03:24
    • Module 3 - Metal

      39:16
      • 3.1 Part 1 Introduction
        00:34
      • 3.2 Simple Metals
        07:16
      • 3.3 Texturing Metal Part 1
        08:26
      • 3.4 Texturing Metal Part 2
        05:51
      • 3.5 Texturing Metal Part 3
        07:07
      • 3.6 Texturing Metal Part 4
        09:22
      • 3.7 Metal Conclusion
        00:40
    • Module 4 - Roads

      21:38
      • 4.1 Introduction
        00:39
      • 4.2 Road Example 1
        04:01
      • 4.3 Road Example 2
        16:12
      • 4.4 Conclusion
        00:46
    • Module 5 - Lightning

      15:19
      • 5.1 Introduction
        00:39
      • 5.2 Lightning Bolts
        13:54
      • 5.3 Conclusion
        00:46
    • Module 6 - Grass

      09:34
      • 6.1 Part 1 Grass Introduction
        00:39
      • 6.2 Grass Types
        08:24
      • 6.3 Conclusion
        00:31
    • Module 7 - Fire

      17:46
      • 7.1 Part 1 Flame Introduction
        00:34
      • 7.2 Flame Example 1
        06:37
      • 7.3 Flame Example 3
        05:09
      • 7.4 Flame Example 4
        04:02
      • 7.5 Conclusion
        01:24
    • Module 8 - Wood

      20:49
      • 8.1 Introduction
        00:39
      • 8.2 Wood Example 1
        04:14
      • 8.3 Wood Example 2
        02:58
      • 8.4 Wood Example 3
        12:09
      • 8.5 Conclusion
        00:49
    • Module 9 - Stucco

      18:44
      • 9.1 Introduction
        00:39
      • 9.2 Stucco Example 1
        02:38
      • 9.3 Stucco Example 2
        14:41
      • 9.4 Conclusion
        00:46
    • Module 10 - Paint Chips

      25:59
      • 10.1 Introduction
        00:39
      • 10.2 Scuffed Wall Marks
        06:01
      • 10.3 Paint Chips Example
        18:33
      • 10.4 Conclusion
        00:46
    • Module 11 - Water

      16:52
      • 11.1 Introduction
        00:39
      • 11.2 Water Example 2
        03:12
      • 11.3 Water Example 3
        12:12
      • 11.4 Conclusion
        00:49
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Jean-Francois De Rudder
Jean-Francois De Rudder

This course presents a well-organized overview of graphic design. Recommended for beginners and experts both.

Paul Hainey
Paul Hainey

Detailed and Concise information about Graphic Design! Simple to learn and Easy to understand

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Bruno Girin

This course is perfect to get your head around the basics and learn gradually

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