Visual Design 101
14

Wednesday, 14 December

7 9 pm EST

GA Atlanta, Ponce City Market

675 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE, 2nd Floor
Atlanta , GA 30308
$28 USD
Regular Ticket
$28 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Visual Design 101

Lisa Ammerman Photo


Animator, Designer, Digital and Traditional Illustrator, CNN

14

Wednesday, 14 December

7 9 pm EST

GA Atlanta, Ponce City Market

675 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE, 2nd Floor
Atlanta , GA 30308
$28 USD
Regular Ticket
$28 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

Get creative with Adobe Photoshop.

Step into the world of visual design with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the tools and techniques you can use to bring websites, marketing materials, and more to life, and see how designers make their mark on the digital world. Working through a series of guided demos, you’ll:

  • Learn the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop, a go-to tool for digital designers.
  • Touch on essential design principles including composition, color theory, and typography.
  • Survey today’s digital design landscape and its career opportunities.
  • Execute a creative brief using your new skills.

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set in our part-time Visual Design course. Or, learn more about the design world in our User Experience Design courses, on campus or online.

Takeaways

  • Familiarize yourself with Photoshop, a standard tool in digital design.
  • Describe the fundamentals of digital design
  • Apply select design fundamentals into a digital design (sign up screen).
  • Articulate the current design landscape, including careers and opportunities to learn more about the topic area.

Prereqs & Preparation

Students need to have the Photoshop trial downloaded and ready to go. (http://www.adobe.com/downloads.html)

Download the creative brief and class assets before the class. Students will be expected to have Photoshop and activity assets downloaded on their computers ahead of time.

About the Instructor

Lisa Ammerman Photo

Animator, Designer, Digital and Traditional Illustrator,
CNN

Lisa is an award-winning designer whose career has spanned decades. From being a pioneer with Photoshop in Atlanta, to creating the first animation to air on The Weather Channel (then generating the first 3D animation for the same network), to researching and rolling out a network transition from analog to digital, then SD to HD, her experience has provided the opportunity to be involved in a plethora of design strategies. Aesthetic principles, however, remain constant. As an "artist", she is inspired to nurture the creative potential in others. Lisa developed workshops for "Creativity in the Workplace", devised training plans and mentored junior designers, and teaches acrylic painting classes.

She attended Cooper School of Art and Bowling Green State University in Ohio, has a commercial art degree from West Shore Vocational School and a Visual Communications degree from The Art Institute of Atlanta.

Refund Policy

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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