• Lindsay Marsh

    Lindsay Marsh

    Graphic Design Instructor

     I have had many self-made titles over the years: Brand Manager, Digital Architect, Interactive Designer, Graphic Designer, Web Developer and Social Media Expert, to name a few. My name is Lindsay Marsh and I have been creating brand experiences for my clients for over 12 years. As a freelance graphic designer, I have worked on a wide variety of projects both in the digital and print space.I have had the wonderful opportunity of taking classes at some of the top design schools in the world: Parsons at The New School, The Pratt Institute and NYU.I have had the pleasure of teaching over 10,000 students globally online. I have provided private tutoring in the the area of design and marketing for over 8 years.In my free time, I enjoy being with my one year old daughter and my three year old son. I am an avid runner and yoga enthusiast. The thing I enjoy most of all about being a teacher is seeing my students flourish and to be able to start careers that are passionate and rewarding.
This action-packed Graphic Design Certification is our next level in design training after the “Graphic Design Foundations” program. In this course, you will discover some intermediate techniques in typography, color pairing and schemes, layering and use of light as well as some cool tools for making the design process much simpler! This certification will specifically focus on the “Designers Triad” and provide training in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign! You will learn how to manipulate, modify and enhance photos in Photoshop, how to design from scratch cool business logos and graphics using Illustrator, and how to design and format brochures, forms and ebooks using InDesign. The main project of the course will focus on helping you build branding materials for your business or your clients including logos, brochures, branded Social Media graphics and much more. Prerequisite: Graphic Design Foundations Program

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Intro to Intermediate Graphic Design Program
    • Intermediate Graphic Design Intro
    • Download Course Resource Guide
    • Access Student Discount on Adobe Creative Suite
  • 2
    MODULE 1: Graphic Design Theory
    • Lesson 1: The Anatomy of Typography
    • Lesson 2: Working with Typography: Headlines and Multiple Word Phrases
    • Lesson 3: Working with Typography: Large Blocks of Text
    • Lesson 4: Working with Typography: Logo Design
    • Lesson 5: Finalizing Logo Design
    • Lesson 6: Color Mastery: Gradients, Color, Transitions and Duotones
    • Lesson7: Small Details Matter In Design
    • Lesson 8: Infographics-
    • Lesson 9: Quick Tips from a Pro Designer
    • Lesson 10: Let's Get Technical: Color Profiles, Sizes and Bleed
  • 3
    MODULE 2: Photoshop
    • Lesson1: Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
    • Lesson 2: Photoshop Set up Part 1
    • Lesson 3-: Photoshop Set up: Part 2
    • Lesson 4: Photoshop Set up: Part 3
    • Lesson 5: Photo Editing Basics
    • Lesson6: Duotones and Color Transitions
    • Lesson 7: Cutting out Objects and People Part 1
    • Lesson 8: Cutting out Objects and People Part 2
    • Lesson 9: Photo Manipulation
    • Lesson10: Photo Manipulation- Advanced Techniques Part1
    • Lesson11: Photo Manipulation- Advanced Techniques Part 2
    • Lesson 12: Photo Manipulation- Advanced Techniques Part 3
    • Lesson13: Let's Design A Dynamic Social Media Graphic Part 1
    • Lesson14: Let's Design A Dynamic Social Media Graphic Part 2
  • 4
    MODULE 3: Adobe Illustrator
    • Lesson 1: Intro To Illustrator
    • Lesson 2: Intro To The Pen Tool
    • Lesson3: Intro To The Pen Tool Part 2
    • Lesson4: Intro To The Pen Tool Part 3
    • Lesson5: Creating Shapes Using The Grid System
    • Lesson 6: The Shape Builder Tool
    • Lesson7: Logo Building Basics Rocket Logo Part 1
    • Lesson 8: Logo Building Basics Rocket Logo Part 2
  • 5
    MODULE 4: Branding
    • Lesson 1: Logo Inspirations
    • Lesson2: Mood Board
    • Lesson3: The Whole Brand
    • Lesson 4: What Makes a Great Advertisement?
    • Lesson 5: Design A Branding Package Part 1
    • Lesson 6: Design A Branding Package Part 2
    • Lesson 7: Design A Branding Package Part 3
    • Lesson 8: Design A Branding Package Part 4
    • Lesson 9: Design A Branding Package Part 5
    • Lesson 10: Business Card Design Part 1
    • Lesson11: Business Card Design Part2
    • Lesson12: Create a Branding Standards Manual Part 1
    • Lesson12: Create a Branding Standards Manual Part 2
    • Lesson14: Brand Extention
  • 6
    MODULE 5: In Design
    • Lesson1: Let's Create a FlipBook: Setting up a Document
    • Lesson 2: FlipBook - Colors and Branding
    • Lesson3: FlipBook - Front Cover
    • Lesson 4: FlipBook - Working With Paragraphs
    • Lesson5: FlipBook - Photos and Blending Modes
    • Lesson 6: FlipBook - Text Wrapping
    • Lesson7: FlipBook - AngledText Wrapping
    • Lesson 8: Exporting
  • 7
    MODULE 6: Student Project
    • Student Project
    • Student Project Guide