How to Design a Typographic Poster
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Photoshop for the Bonus Lesson
A typographic poster is simply a poster that's based around a strong influence of type, whether they be individual letters or whole sentences. In this course, you will learn how to create a poster design that's based around type.
As a bonus, you will also learn how to use Adobe Photoshop to take your completed typographic poster design, and showcase it a realistic environment. This is particularly useful for those who wish to showcase their designs on a portfolio, or even to clients.
This course is for anyone who wants to expand their designer skill-set to include the specific niche of typographic poster design. Not only will you gain a solid understanding of designing type-based posters, but you will also learn other invaluable techniques and terminology that can be applied to other areas of design.
This is a very hands-on, learn by example approach to learning typographic design. In other words, we're going to focus on a single project from start to finish. While this course is relatively short, you should expect to gain a good understanding of how to design a typographic poster.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in print design
- Anyone interested in typography
- Anyone who wants to learn poster design
- 05:48Designing the Background
- 06:26Placing the Type
- 06:55Modifying the Type
- 07:12Finalizing the Design
- 05:51Bonus: Showcasing your Poster
Gary Simon is a professional freelance graphics and web designer with well over a decade of experience. Having served over a thousand clients, Gary understands many facets of the design industry.
He has also been a course instructor for several of the top online education websites, teaching a wide range of topics including:
- Web Design
- Graphic Design
- Mobile / GUI Design
- Motion Graphics
Gary began designing websites in 2000, and just a few years later started focusing on identity design. From that point on, Gary grew a large clientele that allowed him to fully develop skills that extend beyond design alone.
The following is a list of web technologies in which Gary is proficient:
- HTML & CSS (Responsive)
He is also an expert with the following software:
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe After Effects
Gary began teaching his skills to others after releasing a single logo design tutorial, which has since garnered over a million views. In 7 years, Gary has released over 200 video tutorials and 20+ video courses. On his Youtube channel alone, his videos receive a half million views monthly. He enjoys connecting with students and helping them develop their skills on an on-going and frequent basis.