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Raster Design and Branding

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These lessons cover Masking in raster design, exploring composite designs and pixel selection tools. Discover the power of vector tools, focusing on the pen tool and text manipulation. Learn about filters, their application with layers, and non-destructive editing. Explore branding and visual identity, understanding their impact and creation process, including design-thinking methodology and logo development.

These lessons cover Masking in raster design, exploring composite designs and pixel selection tools. Discover the power of vector tools, focusing on the pen tool and text manipulation. Learn about filters, their application with layers, and non-destructive editing. Explore branding and visual identity, understanding their impact and creation process, including design-thinking methodology and logo development.

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8 hours

Completion Certificate

Last Updated April 28, 2024

Skills you'll learn:
Photopea • Digital Image Editing • Brand design
Prerequisites:
Digital Arts Fluency

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Introduction to Masking

Masking in raster design. Explore composite designs using layers and masking and understanding pixel selection tools. Using advanced features like clipping masks for nuanced compositions.

Lesson 2

Vector Tools in Raster Software

In this lesson discover the power of vector tools within raster design software. We will look specifically at the pen tool and its anchor points as well as the power of text in vector design.

Lesson 3

Filters and Fun

We cover the power of filters. We look at different types and how to apply them. We examine how they work in conjunction with layers, blend modes and non-destructive editing using smart objects.

Lesson 4

Introduction to Branding and Visual Identity

The lesson covers branding and visual identity. We explore the impact of branding and the creation process, diving into design-thinking methodology and logo development.

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Photo of Joshua Wilder Oakley

Joshua Wilder Oakley

Visual Communications Professor at California State University San Francisco

Joshua Wilder Oakley is currently a Visual Communications Professor at California State University San Francisco and has also taught at the University of San Francisco. His teaching philosophy mirrors his design philosophy - make the world a better place through good design and visual problem solving. In addition to teaching, Oakley is also a Freelance Graphic Designer and Photographer.

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