Podcast Cover Art | Design Like the Best

You can learn to make great podcast art today. Learn to identify great iTunes art by mimicking it, then make your own.
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Instructed by Ian Robinson Design / Graphic Design
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  • Lectures 7
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

As we deconstruct more and more podcast graphic design, the course will grow in value. With each added lecture, the price of the course will go up accordingly.

I encourage you to sign up now as you'll have lifetime access to current and future tutorials.

First we navigate the podcast store to provide examples on what works and what doesn't in podcast show art design.

Once we have a good idea of what to create, we start a new file in Photoshop and mimic the design principles of the top shows. While mimicking we will learn the use of design elements like:

  • Masking
  • Gradients
  • Color Pallets
  • Negative Space
  • The Less is More Principle
  • How to Design with the Platform in Mind
  • How to take drawings and turn them into digital art

Finally, we'll create a personalized standout show art.

You can use it for your portfolio or your podcast.

This course is fast, fun and funny. I cut out the fat. If it's not going to make you laugh or learn, it's not here. That's why the course is so short.

Join in, let's get started.

What are the requirements?

  • You Must Have PhotoShop (I'm using CC 2014)
  • You Must Have Access to iTunes
  • You Must be of the Impression that Design is Equally Fun as Swimming With Dolphins.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create Properly Sized Episode Art
  • Differentiate Good and Bad Design
  • Mimic the Great Designs to Make Your Own

Who is the target audience?

  • People Who Want to Think in Terms of Designing World Class Graphics.
  • If You have a Podcast, This is a Great Way to Improve It
  • No Nazis. Nazis will be immediately removed from the course.

What you get with this course?

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

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: What Looks Good
Exploring: The iTunes Store and Design Principles
Section 2: Creating Great Podcast Art
Starting: Initial Photoshop Settings
Organization: Managing Large .PSD Files
Appropriate: This American Life
Appropriate: StarTalk Radio
Appropriate: Planet Money Part 1
Appropriate: Planet Money Part 2

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Instructor Biography

Ian Robinson, CEO of Freedom Podcasting, Podcast Producer Media Engineer

The Freedom Podcasting Company has been producing world class podcasts for a world class group of individual clients ranging from hedge fund managers to human guinea pigs to estheticians and much, much more.

As CEO, Ian is responsible for building systems around production which empower the Freedom Podcasting team to produce excellent media for clients with consistent results. To build these systems, Ian and the team require rock solid attention to detail and a deep understanding of the processes behind the scenes.

As an organization, we have been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, Podcast Magazine and are regular focuses of Social Media Examiner.

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