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Workshop Graphic Designing - Basics and Principles

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  • Graphics designing workshop

  • WHO AM I?

    EBTIHAJ

    Serial EntrepreneurGame developer by professionGraphic Designer by passion

    ebtihaj@thenerdcamp.com@ebtihajkhan

    linkedin/ebtihajKhan

  • CONTENTS

    Graphics designing principles and some CRAP.

    Hands-on workshop on Adobe Illustrator.

  • WHAT IS GRAPHIC DESIGNING?

  • WHAT

    Art with a purpose

  • P

  • P

  • WHY

    Over 123,000 new jobs annually.

  • WHY

    Over 123,000 new jobs annually.

    Having a $54bn market size.

  • WHY

    Over 123,000 new jobs annually.

    Having a $54bn market size.

    An average salary of per year.

  • WHY

    Over 123,000 new jobs annually.

    Having a $54bn market size.

    An average salary of per year.$40,239

  • HOW

    Tons of softwares out there.

    Adobe Illustrator. Adobe Photoshop. Corel Draw.

  • Building Blocks

    Lines Shapes Mass Color

  • LINES

    Mostly lines are used to divide or unite elements on a page.

    Lines can also denote direction of movement.

  • LINES

  • SHAPES

    Circle, square, and triangle are the three basic shapes used in graphic designing.

    Why did Google change its logo?

  • BZIER CURVES

    100 anchor points, resulting in a 6 KB logo.

  • BZIER CURVES

    100 anchor points, resulting in a 6 KB.

    10 circles, 5 rectangles, 7 anchor points305 byte

  • MASS

    Mass is size. A small brochure can have a great deal of

    mass through the use of heavy text and graphic elements.

    A large brochure can appear smaller, lighter by using text and graphics sparingly.

  • COLORS

    Colors can be used to elicit specific emotions and reactions.

  • COLORS

    Colors can be used to elicit specific emotions and reactions.

  • COLORS

  • COMPLEMENTARY COLORS

  • ANALOGOUS COLORS

  • TRIAD COLORS

  • COLORS

    www.paletton.comwww.color.adobe.com/explore

  • C.R.A.P

  • C.R.A.P

    CONTRAST REPETITION ALLIGNMENT PROXIMITY

  • CONTRAST

    Contrast simply means difference.

  • REPETITION

    Reusing the same or similar elements throughout your design.

  • ALIGNMENT

    Nothing in your design should look as if it were placed there randomly.

  • PROXIMITY

    Moving things closer or farther apart to achieve a more organized look.

  • RGB vs CMYK

    Red, Green, and Blue are "additive colors".

    Used for computer, TV, websites, powerpoints.

    Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Key are "subtractive colors.

    The printing world operates in subtractive color.

  • ILLUSTRATOR vs PHOTOSHOP

    Raster based graphics.

    Vector based graphics.

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