Showing posts with label Design. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Design. Show all posts

[Download] Gamification & Behavioral Design: The Octalysis Framework

[Download] Gamification & Behavioral Design: The Octalysis Framework

Learn the 8 Core Drives that motivate us all (beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards)

What you'll learn

  • Understand how the brain works
  • How to trigger motivations
  • Be able to apply behavioral design to all sorts of aspects in their lives, such as fundraising, sales, team motivation, parenting, teaching, relationships, and more.
  • be able to identify the differences between White Hat Motivation (makes people feel powerful but not sense of urgency) and Black Hat Motivation (makes people feel urgent and obsessed, but leads to burn-out)

Requirements

  • There are no real requirements before starting this course.
  • Great plus if the student is already familiar with the Octalysis Framework, and/or have read the book Actionable Gamification, but those are not required to get a great experience from the course.

Description

This class teaches Gamification and Behavioral Design by world-renowned expert (Stanford, Google, LEGO, BCG, TEDx) and Original Creator of the Octalysis Framework Yu-kai Chou.

After taking this course, students should be able to understand how the brain works, how to trigger motivations, and be able to apply that to all sorts of aspects in their lives, such as fundraising, sales, team motivation, parenting, teaching, relationships, and more. One example would be that the student would be able to identify the differences between White Hat Motivation (makes people feel powerful but not sense of urgency) and Black Hat Motivation (makes people feel urgent and obsessed, but leads to burn-out), and understand in what scenarios to design for one over the other.

This course is all about changing Desired Actions through Gameful and Behavioral Design! 

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who wants to understand how the brain works and apply that to improve their own lives should consider taking this course.
  • People who desire to create habit-forming products, raise funding for organizations, increase their salary, motivate their team, reach their fitness potential, close more sales, and improve their dating lives
  • As long as it is related to motivation of the self or others, there is no limit to how this knowledge of how the brain works can benefit you.
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[Download] Anatomy for Figure Drawing: Mastering the Human Figure

[Download] Anatomy for Figure Drawing: Mastering the Human Figure

This is what you need to learn in order to draw figures like a pro and land that dream job.

What you'll learn

  • To learn anatomy for the human figure.
  • Learn the skeleton.
  • Learn the muscles and where they attach so you can draw the figure from imagination.
  • Learn all about how to draw breasts and their mechanics, how they squish, attach, etc.
  • Learn to draw skin and fat, where fat builds up.
  • Learn to draw, heads, faces, hands, and feet.
  • Putting it all together. Learning specific parts of the body on motion, to better understand some more difficult muscles.

Requirements

  • Pencil and paper, or any art program on PC or Mac.

Description

Do you want to be a professional comic artist, concept artist, or storyboard artist, etc?

Then you need to be able to draw the human figure quickly. Most artists can’t do this because …

They never learned Anatomy for Figure drawing.

My course teaches you anatomy for figure drawing in an easy to understand way, but don’t take my word for it.

Scroll down and watch some of the free lectures. I offer a few hours free so you can see that my teaching style is for you.

In this course, you will learn the basics of proportions, and how to simplify the skeleton. You will learn the draw the skeleton and learn where all the muscles attach, which is key to drawing figures from imagination. You will learn a simplified muscle map, simplified mannequin and more.

You will even learn how muscles change when in different poses. You will also learn where fat builds up, and all the different body types. This is the last and only anatomy for figure drawing and comics you will ever need. Money back guarantee, upheld by Udemy’s high standards.

I also have bonus videos, like how to draw breasts and a quick sculpting of the human video.

This is a huge course, but well worth the time. 65 hours, but ...

you are ready to draw figures like a pro, so simply scroll down and watch some of the free videos.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginner to advanced.
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[Download] Graphic Design - An Overview of the Field

[Download] Graphic Design - An Overview of the Field

A survey course that explore nine graphic design specialties

What you'll learn

  • Learn that good design is often concept driven
  • Understand why some design mediums need to communicate more quickly than others
  • Learn the thinking behind great graphic design and get a birds eye view of the entire field

Requirements

  • None
  • Students should be interested in deepening their knowledge about what graphic design is. You should already be able to recognize good design when you see it, but now you want to know WHY it’s good.

Description

This is a survey course, I do not go into specifics about HOW the work is created, rather we'll explore WHY the work is good, the thinking that went into it, and any other anecdotes I may have about each field.

I cover nine graphic design specialties. They are: logos, packaging, posters, book covers, motion graphics, websites, annual reports, environmental graphics, and editorial design.

Enjoy!



Who this course is for:

  • People considering a career in design
  • People wanting to learn design on the side
  • People who already know the tools of design like Photoshop, but lack design skills
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[Download] The Complete Sketch 5 Course - Design Apps & Websites 2018

[Download] The Complete Sketch 5 Course - Design Apps & Websites 2018

Master Sketch software and learn a modern approach to designing mobile apps, websites, and everything UI/UX

What you'll learn

  • Master the number one platform in UI/UX design, Sketch.
  • Take an idea and bring it to life. Everyone has a great idea, this course will allow you to start building your dream.
  • Wireframe websites, mobile apps, and more.
  • Design Mobile Apps, Websites, Web Apps & More
  • Create a clickable prototype that looks and functions like the real deal.
  • Build a style guide to make sure everything you do stays on brand.
  • Approach product design from a complete Design System
  • Join a startup, land your dream job, or freelance on the side for extra cash

Requirements

  • We do not require any pre defined skills to take this course. A good attitude is all it takes to master the concepts.
  • Sketch is a free-to-try software built specifically for Mac computers and Apple OS. If you do not have a Mac and are using a Windows computer, make sure you are running the OS X virtual environment on your computer

Description

This course uses Sketch 5 (version 51.2), course version 2018.1 - released August 23rd 2018, and featuring the latest features of Sketch 3 such as Libraries & Prototyping.

Clean, intuitive and frequently named on of the best packages available for digital design, Sketch is used by everyone from entrepreneurs and start ups to Apple, Google, Facebook, and Instagram. 

A brilliant tool for platform design, Sketch and can be learned in a matter of hours and days, not weeks and months, and this course will take your mobile and web app designs to the next level! 

But is it the right course for you? It is if....

  • You want to get a job at an amazing company like Facebook, Google, Amazon, or Uber. 
  • You have amazing startup ideas, but don't know how to bring them to life.
  • You are tired of your day job and want to learn a new (and extremely valuable) skill.
  • You want to earn money on the side as a freelancer.
  • You want to change your career trajectory but do not have the time or money to go to an immersive 3 month bootcamp.
  • You are a developer and want to be able to run all aspects of the product development lifecycle including frontend design.

Still not convinced? Course instructor Andrew Eddy is an extremely well regarded UI/UX designer with over 10 years of professional experience. He has helped some of the largest companies in the world design beautiful products, and worked with countless start-ups to help bring their ideas to life. And he did it all with one tool, Sketch.

With over 13 hours of content across 110+ lectures, Andrew will take you from beginner to expert, and teach you everything you need to know in order to use Sketch in professional setting. The first half of the course is a compendium of hundreds of the most important techniques, key shortcuts, tips and tricks... welcome to:

  • Sketch University! The most comprehensive A-Z approach to understanding Sketch concepts and the tools that power the platform.

The second half of the course is entirely practical and teaches you the skills you need to tackle your own projects and ideas. Together you and Andrew will design, build and complete two brilliant projects. Beginning with a...: 

  • Speed Project! Use your newfound skills to design your very first mobile app screen.

This is followed by a huge, in-depth project to build a commercial mobile and web app called Spendo. Here you’ll get the inside track on everything you need to consider for your own projects - from the initial idea, through research and mock ups, to prototyping, design and, finally, the deployment of assets to developers:

  • The Idea: What do you need to consider when launching your own business? Find out here!

  • Style Guide: Learn how to create a brand-focused style guide, and why it’s so important you do! Includes typography and colour design. 

  • Logo Design: Every great business needs a great logo. In this section you’ll learn how to create an amazing business logo. 

  • Wireframing: Learn what a wireframe is and how to use it to create a first draft for a mobile application. 

  • Building the mobile app: Learn best practices for your mobile design work, from an industry professional!

  • Building the web app: See how web differs from mobile, and the key elements you must include for a successful web app.

Every lecture is fully supported by the Instructor, with image downloads and sketch files available, as well as additional resources, quizzes, and assignments to make sure test and cement your knowledge. 

A fantastic course for people with zero design experience, or for experienced designers that want to learn and master Sketch 3. By the end of this course you’ll have a complete, professional-level project for your own portfolio, and every student will have the knowledge they need to create beautiful and usable apps that leave people with a smile on their face.

Course highlights:

  • Practical, A-Z project of App design
  • Tips & Tricks, make most of Sketch Tools
  • Vector Tools and Symbols
  • Colors, Icons, and Typography
  • BONUS! Creating a working, interactive Prototype
  • A certificate of completion upon finishing the course.

So, what are you waiting for? Enroll today!!

Who this course is for:

  • Entrepreneurs that want to finally bring their startup to life. This is the single biggest step you can take to getting a product out into the world.
  • Developers that want to understand front end principles to compliment their existing skills.
  • Anyone that is tired of their day job and wants to change their career.
  • People that want to earn additional income freelancing.
  • Individuals that want to land their dream job at companies like Google, Facebook, and Uber.
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[Download] The Complete App Design Course - UX, UI and Design Thinking

[Download] The Complete App Design Course - UX, UI and Design Thinking

Learn App Design to Make Beautiful, Lovable Apps


What you'll learn

  • Create mobile app designs from scratch
  • Understand the differences between designing for iOS and Android
  • Create wireframe designs for any digital project
  • Create mockups using Sketch and other tools
  • Create animated prototypes
  • Start a new career as a UI/UX designer

Requirements

  • No pre-knowledge required - we'll teach you everything you need to know
  • A PC or Mac is required
  • No software is required in advance of the course (all software used in the course is free or has a demo version)

Description

There are over 2 million apps on the App Store and growing. The only apps that do well are ones which are well designed both in terms of user interface and user experience. That's why it so important to learn the design skills that will make your app stand out in a crowd.

The App Design Course is great for people with absolutely no design experience or experienced designers who want to get up to speed quickly with mobile app design. We'll introduce you to the art of making beautiful apps. We'll explore key UI and UX concepts that are essential to building good looking and easy to use apps that are loved by users.

The course has a practical component that takes you step-by-step through the workflow of a professional app designer. From user flow diagrams to wireframing to mockups and prototypes.

Students completing the course will have the knowledge to create beautiful and lovable apps that leave people with a smile on their face.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who wants to build apps
  • Anyone who wants to get more downloads for their apps
  • Anyone who wants to start their own business or begin a freelance career
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[Download] Photoshop CC for Beginners with CC 2019 Updates

[Download] Photoshop CC for Beginners with CC 2019 Updates

Learn the essential tools of Adobe Photoshop CC to jump right in and design beautiful graphics and photos in Photoshop.

What you'll learn

  • Includes CC 2018 & CC 2019 Updates!
  • You'll be comfortable navigating Photoshop, creating new projects, designing how you imagine, and saving it for any purpose.
  • You'll learn the essential tools for editing and manipulating images.
  • You'll learn how to use the layers panel including creating and editing layer masks.
  • You'll know how to edit photos (both RAW and compressed images) with a variety of tools and non-destructive methods.
  • You'll learn how to select and edit just parts of your image with a number of selection tools.
  • You'll know how to retouch photos to remove blemishes, fix red-eye, whiten teeth, and more.
  • You'll learn how to use the shape tool and pen tool to design custom shapes.
  • You'll know how to use blending modes, layer styles, and blending modes to create fun and unique projects.
  • You'll learn how to add and edit text to your graphics.
  • You'll learn how to save your Photoshop projects for print and web.
  • You'll HAVE FUN!

Requirements


  • Students should have a copy of Adobe Photoshop to follow along. We'll be teaching using version CC (Creative Cloud), but any version will be fine.

Description

THIS COURSE INCLUDES PHOTOSHOP CC 2019 UPDATES!

You want to learn how to use Photoshop CC, right?

Start using Photoshop CC to edit photos and design beautiful graphics today!

Either you're completely brand new to Photoshop, or you've played around with it but want to get more comfortable with Photoshop. Either way, this course will be great for you.

Photoshop is the worlds's #1 photo editing application. This full course is the best way to learn how to use it.

Edit photos and design graphics the way you imagine them!

Download practice photos and Photoshop files. At the beginning of this course, you'll download a folder of photos and project files so you can practice and learn!

You can make money as a graphic designer with these skills!

I'll be teaching the course using the latest creative cloud version, but if you have a previous version (CS6, CS5, CS4, CS3), you can still learn to edit like a pro. This course is great for Mac and PC users.

What makes me qualified to teach you?

My name is Phil and I've been editing photos and graphics with Adobe Photoshop for over a decade. Plus I'm the creator of some of the world's most popular online courses - with over 200,000 students and thousands of 5-star reviews like these ones:

Awesome course, easy to follow! - Tim Clark

Your course is amazing, so I can say that I am learning a lot. Your English is very easy to understand ( I'm from Brazil). Thanks for sharing your amazing knowledge. - Jerilson Duarte

My Promise to You

I'll be here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions about the course content or anything related to this topic, you can always post a question in the course or send me a direct message.

I want to make this the best course on how to shoot use Photoshop. So if there is any way I can improve this course, just tell me and I'll make it happen.

What is this Adobe Photoshop course all about?

In this complete guide to Adobe Photoshop, you'll not only learn all of the editing tools available in Photoshop, but also how to design actual graphics you can use for your business, or for fun.

This course will cover everything you need to know to start, including:


  • Getting started with Photoshop
  • Navigating and customizing  the workspace
  • Using the Photoshop layers panel
  • Editing RAW and non-RAW photos in Photoshop
  • Using selection tools
  • Using tools like doge and burn to edit just part of your images
  • Retouching photos such as whitening teeth, removing blemishes, and more
  • Creating and adjusting shapes in Photoshop
  • Designing graphics with different blend modes
  • Adding and editing layer styles like bevels and drop shadows
  • Adding artistic filters like blurs
  • Adding and editing text to your graphics
  • Saving your projects for anything - printing, online, and more


By the end of this course, your confidence as a photoshop user will soar. You'll have a thorough understanding of how to use Adobe Photoshop for fun or as a career opportunity.

Go ahead and click the enroll button, and I'll see you in lesson 1!

Cheers,

Phil

Who this course is for:


  • This course is great for beginners who have never used Photoshop or have used it only a few times.
  • This course is also good for intermediate/casual Photoshop users who want to learn new techniques and tools, and how to properly use Photoshop.
  • Advanced users and experts who know a lot of the key topics won't benefit much from this course.
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[Download] Learn to Create Pixel Art for your Games

[Download] Learn to Create Pixel Art for your Games

Improve your pixel art with these simple techniques and principles.

What you'll learn

  • Use shapes, values, and edges to create form
  • Create a basic palette using color theory
  • Animate their art using key frames, big motions, little motions, and motion blurs

Requirements

  • Students will need access to a computer and the internet

Description

This course teaches the basics for creating video game pixel art. Students will learn about shapes, values, edges, color theory, creating a basic palette, and animation.

If you are new to art or pixel art and want to create better art for your indie games then this course is for you.

It will take roughly 8 hours to complete this course.

This course contains step by step video lectures, quizzes for important section information, and challenges to help students improve their pixel art outside of the video lectures. Practice is key in art and you will get a good amount of practice as you complete this course.

This course will strengthen your foundations in art and pixel art. It will build your confidence in your art and give you the information you need to continue improving your pixel art even after completing the course.

Who this course is for:

  • This course is for anyone looking to learn more about pixel art
  • This course is designed to help people who don't see themselves as being artistic
  • This course is especially good for new indie game designers looking to improve the visuals of their games
  • This course is NOT for experienced pixel artists
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