Visual Design 101
19

Thursday, 19 March

6:30 8:30 pm EDT

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (3rd Floor)

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

Questions? Read our FAQs

Visual Design 101 | March 19

Dominika Juraszek Photo


Lead Designer & LMS developer , iArt Institute

19

Thursday, 19 March

6:30 8:30 pm EDT

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (3rd Floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York, NY 10010
$60 USD
Regular Ticket
$60 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.
  • Step into the shoes of a UX/UI designer, learn more about what they do, and execute a creative brief.

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set in our part-time Visual Design workshop. Or, learn more about the design world in our User Experience Design workshops, 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 (create a homepage screen using Photoshop).
  • Articulate the current design landscape, including careers and opportunities to learn more about the topic area.

Preparation

Participants need to have the Photoshop downloaded and ready to go. The full version of Adobe Indesign CC or the free 7-day trial version of it can be found here

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

Regulatory Information:

General Assembly’s workshops are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision.

About the Instructor

Dominika Juraszek Photo

Lead Designer & LMS developer ,
iArt Institute

Dominika Juraszek is the lead designer and LMS developer at iArt Institute. She has been teaching 3D modeling, animation, film production and design for over 15 years at institutions such as RISD, Cal Arts/Inner City Arts, BCNY, Bramson ORT College, New York University, and Touro’s Graduate Program. Dominika has her Bachelor’s Degree from Rhode Island School of Design and her Master’s Degree from California Institute of the Arts where she studied and worked in 3D extensively. Ms. Juraszek has over 15 years of industry design and animation experience, including working at Interface Arts Studios, designing Times Square Couture Fashion Week banners, as well as producing marketing materials and MTA ads for various companies. Dominika has a passion for teaching and looks forward to sharing her industry knowledge and experience with students at General Assembly.

In recognition of her exemplary service in the classroom, Dominika has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program. Dominika serves as a member of the GA Visual Design Product Advisory Board.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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