Visual Design 101
15

Thursday, 15 December

7 9 pm PST

GA Los Angeles (Santa Monica)

1520 2nd Street
Santa Monica , CA 90401
$35 USD
Regular Ticket
$35 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Visual Design 101

Bobby Besabe Photo


Art and Creative Director

15

Thursday, 15 December

7 9 pm PST

GA Los Angeles (Santa Monica)

1520 2nd Street
Santa Monica , CA 90401
$35 USD
Regular Ticket
$35 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

Bobby Besabe Photo

Art and Creative Director

Bobby Besabe is an Award-Winning Art and Creative Director. His work within the Gaming, TV/Film, and Sport industry has been seen worldwide. Bobby began his pursuit in design in 2004 and has continued his career professionally after graduating from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Since then he has focused heavily in the entertainment advertising industry working on launches for titles such as Mortal Kombat, Call of Duty, God of War and has recently worked on movie launches for Universal, Warner Brothers, and Paramount Pictures. His more notable design work would be with his award winning work for God of War 3 and his numerous finishes for UFC events. Bobby has spent the last year and a half living abroad (Australia, Bali, New Zealand) and has returned to LA to not only continue his pursuit in design, but also pass on his knowledge to those willing to learn.

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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