This seminar on logo design with Adobe Illustrator covers the essential basics of branding, color theory, typography, and iconography. You will learn about the importance of research and planning, different logo types, how to choose the right colors and fonts, and how to use Illustrator's tools and features to create a professional-looking logo from scratch. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced designer, this seminar will provide you with valuable insights and practical tips to help you create logos that stand out and effectively communicate your brand's message.
What is motion graphics? What’s the difference between Premiere Pro and After Effects? Do you need to be a graphic designer to do motion graphics? Do you need to know how to draw? What are the job opportunities in this field? In this free introduction and informational session into the world of motion graphics, we will answer these questions and many more. You’ll get you an overview of creating motion graphics using Adobe software. You’ll learn the basics of motion graphics workflow from concept/design, to animation and final export. See how the programs available in the Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, and After Effects work together to create motion graphics animation. Learn what skills you need to get under your belt in order to become competitive in this rapidly-growing field. This is the perfect way to learn about motion graphics before diving into one of our hands-on training (in-person in NYC or live online) such as our Video Editing classes, After Effects classes, or Premiere Pro classes.
Adobe After Effects is a powerful tool for motion graphics and visual effects. It can be used on its own to create stand-alone videos and animations or integrated into video editing programs like Premiere Pro. In this free class, you’ll get a healthy taste of the power of After Effects as an animation and effects tool. We’ll be creating a motion graphics animation using photos and video and then use the tracking and compositing features of the program to recreate an effect from a well-known Hollywood movie. This is the perfect way to get started learning After Effects before you dive into one of our hands-on After Effects courses (in-person in NYC or live online), Motion Graphics Certificate, or Premiere Pro Bootcamp.
Get started in User Interface (UI) design in this free webinar. Learn about designing the UI of apps and websites. What is UI design and how does it relate to UX (User Experience) design? What apps are used and what goes into process of visual design? These questions and more will be answered in the free online class.This is the perfect way for you to see what UI design is like before diving into one of our hands-on courses (in-person in NYC or live online such as our UX & UI Design Certificate or one of our Visual Design classes.
Interested in learning about design? In this free webinar you’ll learn about the different types of digital design (graphic design, web design, UX & UI design, UI design, and motion design) so you can better understand what designers do and which apps they use. You’ll learn what steps you need to take in order to get started in each area of design, including any classes and certificate programs that would be appropriate for you. Everyone is welcome to attend. Whether you're a complete beginner, you work with designers and want to understand more about what they do, or you already have some design experience and are curious about other types of design, this free class can help you. This is the perfect way to learn about design before you dive into one of our hands-on Design classes (in-person in NYC or live online) or earning a certificate in Graphic Design, Web Design, UX & UI Design, Digital Design, Motion Graphics.
Want to get into graphic design? In this webinar, you’ll learn what graphic designers do, what apps they use, how to get started, and more. See examples of design work and learn about creating a graphic design portfolio.You’ll learn what steps you need to take in order to get started in graphic design, including any classes and certificate programs that would be appropriate for you. What is graphic design? Graphic design is visual communication through artwork or combined images and text. From logos to ads, social media graphics, magazines, books, websites, apps, and more, graphic designers create many of the things you see. This is the perfect way for you to start learning about graphic design before diving into one of our many hands-on Graphic Design courses (in-person in NYC or live online). We offer courses in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator, as well as a New York-approved Graphic Design Certificate and Digital Design Certificate.
Get started with Adobe Premiere Pro in this free class. Adobe Premiere Pro is a video editing application that lets you combine video, music, voice overs, graphics, sound FX and more to create compelling videos. Video continues to gain in popularity on social media apps, in ads, and through sites like YouTube and Vimeo, making video editing one of the most in-demand skills you can have. Whether you’re new to video editing, motion graphics, and design, or use other Adobe apps and want to learn Premiere Pro, this free seminar will get you started. This is the perfect way to start learning about video editing before you dive into one of our hands-on Premiere Pro courses (in-person in NYC or live online), Video Editing Certificate, Motion Graphics Certificate, or Video Editing & Motion Graphics Certificate.
Learn what you can do with Adobe Creative Cloud and how to get started. In this free class you’ll learn how to get Creative Cloud, what’s included, what the different Creative Cloud apps do, and how to go about learning them. We’ll explore the various plans, pricing, and help you to get the most out of your Creative Cloud membership. For anyone still using older versions of the Adobe Creative Suite (CS), in this seminar you’ll see what the Creative Suite has turned into, what it offers you, and how it works. This seminar is for complete beginners but is also useful if you have some design experience and are curious about other Creative Cloud apps, or if you work with people using Creative Cloud and want to start using it yourself. This is the perfect way for you to start learning about the apps before diving into one of our hands-on Creative Cloud courses (in-person in NYC or live online).
Learn what Adobe XD can do for your design workflow. This free class is for anyone new to UX design (user experience) and UI design (user interface), new to Adobe XD, as well as designers with experience in other design apps. We’ll even discuss how Adobe XD compares to the competition (Figma and Sketch) to help you decide which to use.Modern digital design apps like Adobe XD, Figma, and Sketch have been created specifically for designing websites and apps. You plan the UX, design the UI, and turn them into working prototypes all in within Adobe XD. Designers who have been using Photoshop and Illustrator are switching to apps like Adobe XD because it has more features for UI and UX design making it easier to use for those projects. This is the perfect way for you to see what Adobe XD can do before diving into one of our hands-on courses such as our Adobe XD Bootcamp, Web Design Certificate, Visual Design Certificate, or Digital Design Certificate.
Learn what video editing is and how it differs from both motion graphics and videography. You’ll learn what video editors do and where they work. See what tools are used in the industry, the current state of the profession, and how editors fit in the overall design and marketing ecosystems. Whether you plan to pursue a career in video editing or are just considering adding editing to your current skill set, this webinar will be useful to you. This is the perfect way to start learning about video editing before you dive into one of our hands-on Premiere Pro courses (in-person in NYC or live online), Video Editing Certificate, Motion Graphics Certificate, or Video Editing & Motion Graphics Certificate.
Adobe Illustrator can be used for many unique trades, including fashion design.In this free online seminar, you’ll learn how to create artwork using vector tools, including the Pen tool, Shape Builder tool, Paint tool, patterns, and more. You’ll also learn how to create patterns that can be used to make custom garments.
Cinema 4D Lite is a limited but feature-rich version of Maxon’s award-winning Cinema 4D software. Included for free with After Effects, it gives you the ability to add 3D graphics to your After Effects animations. In this introductory seminar, you’ll see how the two apps work together to help you improve the quality of your motion graphics. We’ll focus on the integration between After Effects and Cinema 4D Lite as it relates to motion graphics design.Keep learning after the seminar with Noble Desktop’s motion graphics classes, where you’ll complete hands-on projects with After Effects, Cinema 4D Lite, Premiere Pro, and other industry-standard software.
Adobe Illustrator can be incredibly useful for creating graphics for web, print, signage, or anything! Unfortunately it’s not very intuitive for beginners to learn. In this seminar we’ll show you the fundamentals of Illustrator in a way that makes them approachable for someone who’s just getting started. Experience with another Adobe graphics app will help, but is not required. This free class is the perfect introduction to Adobe Illustrator, before you decide to dive into a hand-on class including Illustrator in a Day or Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp.
Photoshop may be a household word, but not everyone knows how to use it. In this free class we’ll cover what kinds of things you can do with Photoshop, and a live tutorial of using the app so you can get started using Photoshop for photo retouching, or to create graphics for web, social media, print, and more. This free Photoshop class will give you an introduction to the app, but if you’d like to continue learning more comprehensively, check out our Photoshop classes.
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