Visual Design 101
19

Thursday, 19 January

6:30 9 pm EST

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (4th floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York, NY 10010
$60 USD
Regular Ticket
$60 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Visual Design 101

Ivan Freaner Photo


Principle Designer & Educator, Freaner Creative

19

Thursday, 19 January

6:30 9 pm EST

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (4th floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York, NY 10010
$60 USD
Regular Ticket
$60 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

Effective visual communication can help translate compelling ideas across any team, in any field. In this hands-on introductory workshop, learn the basics of visual communication by applying Photoshop’s powerful functions to digital product design.

We will walk you through Photoshop's basic capabilities and use tools to create visual design mock-ups - no design experience required!

Students should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer, such as launching programs, creating folders, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, finding and saving files.

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

Ivan Freaner Photo

Principle Designer & Educator,
Freaner Creative

Ivan Freaner is an award winning Design Professional and Educator with over a decade of experience. He has honed his skills to bring innovative design and outstanding solutions in branding, UI/UX, Digital Media and Publishing, Motion Graphics and Design Education rooted in the mindset of independent creativity. Ivan caters to a diverse array of clients ranging from top brands to non-profits and government agencies. He is also a creative consultant for various agencies located in New York, San Diego, and Washington D.C.

Ivan Freaner is also a faculty member for the past nine years at New York University teaching a wide variety of design classes for the Department of Design, Digital Arts and Film (DDAF), Center for Publishing Masters Program teaching Digital Publishing Design. He has also taught visual design bootcamps at Metis and Pratt. He is passionate about design, and without passion there can not be any energy to create.

When Ivan is not trying to save the world using photoshop he enjoys sci-fi books, Star Trek, over eating and micheladas!

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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