Visual Design 101
20

Tuesday, 20 December

6:30 8:30 pm EST

GA D.C., 1776

1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington , D.C. 20005
$55 USD
Regular Ticket
$55 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Visual Design 101

Silvia Brown Photo


Visual and User Interface Designer

20

Tuesday, 20 December

6:30 8:30 pm EST

GA D.C., 1776

1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington , D.C. 20005
$55 USD
Regular Ticket
$55 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

Silvia Brown Photo

Visual and User Interface Designer

Silvia Brown is a visual and user interface designer with a communication design background from Carnegie Mellon University, Corcoran College of Art + Design, and Rhode Island School of Design. Silvia is known for her innovative solutions to complex problems that are functional, user-friendly and visually aesthetic. She has worked with various companies, including Bloomberg Sports and Wealth, BNY Mellon, Fidelity, Motorola, and Peace Corps to develop mobile-friendly and web applications.

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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