Graphic Design 4 Video Editors

A Foundation Course in Graphic Design for After Effects and Premiere editors, Giving You Creative Confidence...
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  • Lectures 38
  • Length 4 hours
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2013 English

Course Description

The Design-Eye Foundation Course comprises 34 training videos totalling near 3.5 hours, fronted by American presenter, Janie McGrath.

Fully referenced, the video chapters amalgamate the golden nuggets of information mirrored by 25 of the most popular design books and combine the gems with the experience of a seasoned video editor & graphic designer, utilising sensory rich language and exemplary visuals to aid deep learning and recall.

The course has been tailored for video editors, yet would prove interesting to anyone keen to improve their design-eye, photography and artistic skills. 

Creative Confidence...

What are the requirements?

  • A pen and paper to take lots of notes, and access to the internet.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • To give aspiring creatives a thorough grounding in all aspects of art and design composition, and to impart gems of creative wisdom for anyone working with video or in the creative industries.

What is the target audience?

  • Video editors wishing to develop their creative sensibilities and anyone with a desire to become creatively literate.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome!
00:31

Welcome!

Creative Confidence
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16 pages
Course Outline
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6 pages
Section 2: All You Need to Know About Designing Images
06:55

What's covered:

Abstraction by Reducing Detail, Interpretation, Rearranging, Distortion, Pure Abstraction. 

05:39

What's covered:

Integrating People & Objects, Sympathetic Alignment, Light Wrap, Reflection, Top Layer, Lowering Transparency, Repetition, Ambiguous Space

09:02

What's covered:

Contrast & Harmony, Contrast of Orientation, Contrast & Tension, Contrast of Direction, Colour Contrast, Contrast of Value, Contrast of Representation, Contrast of Detail, Contrast at Work in Design

11:49

What's covered:

Overlapping, Depth & Size, Perspective, One & Two-Point Perspective, Shading, Form, 3D Geometry, Bar Graphs, Warm & Cool Colour Contrast, Aerial Perspective, Depth-of-Field, Selective Focus, Hyperfocal Length, Shadow, Drop Shadow

04:42

What's covered:

Drama & Scale, Drama & Tone, Conceptual Contrast, Drama & Tension, Drama & Camera Angles, Drama & Direction


02:10

What's covered:

The Intersection, The Cross, Dividing the Space

09:16

What's covered:

Gradient & Type, The Black-White Gradient, Sky Gradients, Radial Gradients, Gradient & Light, The Warm Gradient, Gradient & Temperature 

02:47

What's covered:

Organic Design, The Fibonacci Series

04:30

What's covered:

Hero & Performance, Directing the Eyeline, Performance & Space, The Hero & Pose

05:38

What's covered:

Regular Patterns, Irregular Patterns, Patterns Grab Attention, Disrupting Patterns, Creating Patterns, Concentration & Space, Pattern & Texture

04:24

What's covered:

Reflection & Depth, Reflection & Shape

03:33

What's covered:

Economy & Grouping, Repetition & Size, Repetition & Reinforcement, Rememberance

06:12

What's covered:

Implied Geometry, Shape & Emotion, Adding Shapes to Composition, Combining Basic Shapes & Images, Shape & Resonance, Shape & Type, Shape & Disctinction

05:23

What's covered:

Simultaneity, Immediacy, Cognitive Load, Odd Numbers of Subjects, Even Numbers of Subjects

05:53

What's covered:

Pattern Vs Texture, Texture & Contrast, Texture & Tone, Controlling the Strength of a Texture, Functional Texture, Pattern's Textural Qualities, Texture & Character, Photographing Pattern & Texture, Texture & Macro Photography

05:53

What's covered:

Unity through Repetition, Unity through Colour, Unity through Pattern, Unity through Shape, Unity through Orientation, Unity by Greyscale, Monochrome or Duotone, Unity & Branding, Unity & Economy

02:18

What's covered:

Variation, Sequencing Variation

Section 3: All You Need to Know About Composition
06:39

What's covered:

Symmetrical Balance, Bilateral Symmetry, Asymmetrical Balance, Symmetry Vs Asymmetry, Balance & Horizon, Balance & Camera Angles

07:29
 

What's covered:

50mm & 35mm Lenses, The Wide Angles Lens, The Fish Eye, The Telephoto Lens, Compression of Space, Perspective, Looking Up & Looking Down, Crouching Down, Tilting the Camera, Macro Shots


04:05

What's covered:

Cropping the Hero, Cropping Limbs, Filling the Frame, Bleed

05:17

What's covered:

Strengthening the Focal Point, Subordinating the Other Subjects, Background Clutter, Reflection, Graphical Prominence, Dominance & Emphasis

04:50

What's covered:

Framing the Focal Point, Using What's There to Frame, Framing the Hero with Shapes and Lines, Framing the Hero with Objects, Framing the Hero with Repetition, Symmetrical Frames, Using Colour to Frame

13:04

What's covered:

The Golden Ratio, Constructing the Golden Rectangle, Root Rectangles, Root Rectangles' Special Ability, The Golden Human, The Fibonacci Sequence, The Golden Section, The Golden Spiral, The Modulor


06:45

What's Covered:

The Pentagon & Isosceles Triangle, The Star Pentagram, Implied Geometry, Geometry & Unity

08:15

What's covered:

The Picture Superiority Effect, Leading the Eye to the Focal Point, Stepping Stones, Scanning, Logical Progression, Largest Mass, Directing Attention

07:25

What's covered:

Thick 'n' Thin Lines, The Dynamic Line, Line as Movement, Warm & Cool Lines, The Diagonal, Line, Form & Expression, Line & Drama

05:35

What's covered:

Organic Balance, Organic Balance & White Space, Balancing the Positive & Negative Space, Balance & Cropping, Reversing-Out

06:44

What's covered:

Natural Proportion, Division of Space, Arcs, Proportion & Typography

04:33

What's covered:

Radial Symmetry, Rotation Symmetry, Increasing Dynamism of Radial Symmetry

08:37

What's covered:

Rule of Thirds vs The Golden Ratio, Placing the Horizon with the RoT, Placing the Focal Point, Aligning the Subjects with the Lines, Placing an Eyeline, Area, Rule Breaking, Rule of Quarters

03:17

What's covered:

Simplifying the Image, Mergers, Filling the Frame

03:29

What's covered:

Tone, Value Range, Value & Impact

04:26

What's covered:

What is White Space? Using White Space Effectively, When White Space Gets Trapped

Section 4: All You Need to Know About Visual Communication
05:19

What's covered:

Visual Communication, Visual Statements, The Rebus, Translations, Behaviours & Properties

Section 5: DEFC Wrap-Up
For Further Examples....
00:33

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Instructor Biography

nanometh !, GraphicDesign4VideoEditors

Hi, we're nanometh!—A company dedicated to modelling 'the difference that makes the creative difference' and providing premium creative training to video editors and general media monkeys alike.

We've worked on over 200 creative briefs over the past 15 years, and for over 30 companies across both disciplines of broadcast and brand.

Our training offers you all the wisdom we wish we had at the beginning of our careers, pooled from an abundance of industry experience. We think it brings everything you need to know to become an authority on the subject of screen design, into one place.

We hope you enjoy the training—we've put our blood, sweat and tears into it, follow up with us on messages for more support.

nanometh

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