Graphic Design Basics

Created 2 months ago and Updated a month ago
Objectives:

In this path you'll learn about Graphic Design basics, Graphic Design Software, Design Principles, Typography, Color Theory, Layout and Composition and printing.

2 hours
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Free Beginning Graphic Design Tutorial at GCFGlobal
Free Beginning Graphic Design Tutorial at GCFGlobalGCFglobalgcfglobal.organ hour

What you'll learn in this step:

This website is about graphic design. It offers tutorials on various aspects of graphic design, such as color, layout, images, composition, typography, branding, and identity. There are also resources for educators, such as teacher guides and resources and tools. Finally, there is help and support available for users, including FAQs, terms of service, privacy notice, cookie policy, and contact information.

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5 Graphic Design Software Options for Beginners
5 Graphic Design Software Options for BeginnersThe Art Institutesartinstitutes.edu10 minutes

What you'll learn in this step:

This step is about the different types of graphic design software. The software mentioned are Adobe Creative Suite, GIMP, Inkscape, Affinity, and Sketch. They all have different purposes and are compatible with different operating systems.

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The Principles of Design and Their Importance | Toptal
The Principles of Design and Their Importance | ToptalCameron Chapmantoptal.com9 minutes

What you'll learn in this step:

The content is about the principles of design and their importance. The principles of design are Contrast, Balance, Emphasis, Movement, White Space, Proportion, Hierarchy, Repetition, Rhythm, Pattern, Unity, and Variety.

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What Is Typography? Why Is It Important For Graphic Designers?
What Is Typography? Why Is It Important For Graphic Designers?Anne Cartondesignhill.com15 minutes

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Color Theory: Brief Guide For Designers
Color Theory: Brief Guide For DesignersAlina Arhipovatubikstudio.com30 minutes

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