If you want to get a few training freebies related to using Photoshop, Illustrator, web design, and yes, even an introduction to basic graphic design, we’ve got some picks that can help you on your way to becoming a better graphic artist or designer.
The following courses may be too basic for some, but it will help those who may want to brush up on some design theory or Photoshop techniques.
Newbies to graphic design can benefit from the knowledge given by those who have been in the business for a while.
Learning never stops so there may be some tidbits of design info that you can pick up on in these free courses. Those who want to continue their education in design may want to enroll in a graphic design college. But whatever path you take in your education, there is always something new to learn.
So without further ado, here are some of our picks for good freebie learning information:
Have you ever needed to take a .gif, .jpg image or photo and turn it into a scalable vector graphic? It isn’t too hard to do but it does take some time and effort.
But thanks to Illustrator CS2, you can use the Live Trace feature and be on your way in under a few seconds.
<—- Click on the photo to beam over to the site and learn how.
But in spite of this, some of us start to get the shivers when we stare at a photo that needs color correction or adjustment. If it’s too green, should you add more yellow or magenta? If a print is too blue, do you subtract blue or add more yellow?
Adobe makes so many cool graphics products that we all use such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Elements, and Adobe InDesign, just to name a few.
Wouldn’t it be great to sample a few official online courses from Adobe to gain some more knowledge?
Well sports fans, there is a way. Adobe offers free sample courses at no obligation. If you like what you see, you can enroll for the real course.
To round out our selections, we saved the best for last. w3schools is probably the 800 pound gorilla of all free learning sites for web developers.
They’ve also got a healthy forum community that can answer your questions as well. This site is almost too good to be true. Pinch me. Am I dreaming? Click on their logo and be in awe of their resources.
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