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Four Things Everyone Should Know about Digital Graphics

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Michele Rosenthal
Freelance Designer

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About This Class

From logos and online photos to book covers and store signage, the vast majority of the visuals you see every day either are or originate as digital graphics. Whether you create your own digital graphic or commission them from a designer, the basic choices you make at the beginning of a project will influence the quality of the end result. In this class, we’ll discuss color, resolution, image types, and file formats so that you start your project on the right foot.

Chapters

  • Introduction 4:01
  • Color 9:26
  • Size 9:03
  • Graphic Type 5:29
  • Format 8:32

Takeaways

  • Understand when to use different image types and file formats
  • Know how different color systems show up on the web and in print
  • Choose which program in the Adobe Suite to use to execute your project

About the Instructor(s)

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Michele Rosenthal
Freelance Designer

Michele Rosenthal said she wanted to be an illustrator in second grade and never looked back. Now she freelances in illustration and graphic design with a focus on brightly colored vectors. Her clients range from Highlights Magazine to Funny Or Die, and she currently has exhibition graphics on display at the Children's Medical Center in Dallas. In her free time, she obsessively watches and illustrates every film in the Criterion Collection at her blog criterionaffection.wordpress.com. She also teaches Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign at Noble Desktop, and her first children's book will soon be released through the Storypanda app for iPad.

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