Design Focused eClasses

NEW! Typography with Creative Suite

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • Pacific
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. • Eastern
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Description: Typography is making a comeback! (For some of us, it never left.) Learn how to use the powerful type tools in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop to make your type come alive and look its very best. See Adobe's new TypeKit, to allow freedom of fonts on the web. You will learn keyboard shortcuts, and a bit of type history, while discovering ways to breathe fresh air into your type-intensive projects. Also included: drop caps, text wrap, kern/track best practices, choosing the right fonts, hanging punctuation and more!
Price: $99

Designing on the Grid

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. • Pacific
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. • Eastern
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Description: Basic page layout always begins with a good grid system. This class will give you sound design principals and guidelines that will make your layouts more engaging and draw the viewer to important content. Grid systems gained popularity in the 1920s & 30s in the print world although the foundation of design on a grid started with Mallarame & Rimbaud in the 1800s. Works with functional typography, photography and graphic design should be the goal of anyone using layout to communicate, regardless of the medium.
Price: $99