Course Overview

Key Features

  • 10 complete design courses
  • Photoshop, Acrobat XI Pro, 3DS Max & Mudbox
  • Master Storyboarding, Filters, Promo Videos, Digital Sculpting, Digital Matte Painting, etc
  • Course Completion Certificate

Training Options

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$ 299

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  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

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  • Flexible pricing options
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Course Curriculum

Course Content

  • Become a Professional Graphic Designer

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    • 01 - Introduction to Graphic Design

      25:24Preview
      • 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

      01:06:16Preview
      • 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

      01:10:44Preview
      • 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

      20:49Preview
      • 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
  • Storyboarding Layout and Design

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    • Module 1 - Introduction

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

      25:24Preview
      • 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

      52:48Preview
      • 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

      16:29Preview
      • 4.1 Framing The Shot
        03:32
      • 4.2 Borders
        08:29
      • 4.3 Framing Rules
        04:28
  • Photoshop For Artists

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    • Module 1 - Introduction To The Course

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

      02:20:56Preview
      • 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

      02:35:15Preview
      • 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

      01:26:23Preview
      • 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
  • Learn 3D Digital Sculpting with Mudbox

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    • Module 1 - Introduction ToThe Course

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

      05:54Preview
      • 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

      44:39Preview
      • 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

      24:43Preview
      • 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

      13:56Preview
      • 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

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

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      • 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

      03:34:16Preview
      • 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
  • Introduction to Digital Painting

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    • Module 1 - Introduction To The Course

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

      02:29:21Preview
      • 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

      02:03:03Preview
      • 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
        01:07:45
      • 3.4 Digital Portrait Painting Part 4
        22:01
  • Getting Started with Acrobat XI Professional

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    • Chapter 0 - Introduction

      14:50Preview
      • 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

      26:09Preview
      • 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

      31:03Preview
      • 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

      27:19Preview
      • 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
  • Digital Matte Painting with Photoshop

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    • Module 1 - Introduction To The Course

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

      01:02:11Preview
      • 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

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      • 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

      03:11:03Preview
      • 4.1 Shadows Highlights
        01:19:19
      • 4.2 Working With The Details
        14:08
      • 4.3 Completing The Details
        01:37:36
  • Creating Animations in 3D Studio Max

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    • Module 1 - Introduction to the Course

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

      35:54Preview
      • 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

      45:57Preview
      • 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

      40:45Preview
      • 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

      46:53Preview
      • 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

      50:51Preview
      • 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

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

      42:57Preview
      • 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

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    • Create Stunning Promo Videos In 30 Minutes Or Less

      39:20Preview
      • 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
  • Using Photoshop Filters Master Course

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    • Module 1 - Introduction To The Course

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

      32:19Preview
      • 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

      39:16Preview
      • 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

      21:38Preview
      • 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

      15:19Preview
      • 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

      17:46Preview
      • 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

      20:49Preview
      • 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

      16:52Preview
      • 11.1 Introduction
        00:39
      • 11.2 Water Example 2
        03:12
      • 11.3 Water Example 3
        12:12
      • 11.4 Conclusion
        00:49

Reviews

  • Paul Hainey

    Paul Hainey

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

  • Jean-Francois De Rudder

    Jean-Francois De Rudder

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

  • Bruno Girin

    Bruno Girin

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

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