Typographic Poster Design

Learn how to create amazing typographic designs with Photoshop and Illustrator.

A little more information

Looking to learn more about typography, poster design or improve your skills in Adobe Illustrator? This course will help you develop all three skills. Plus you will end up with a professional final product. 

Martin Perhiniak, Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor will guide you through his personal approach to creating an engaging typographic design using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this course, he will share many useful techniques and best practices to follow which he constantly uses in his own freelance design projects. 

By the end of the class, you will be familiar with sketching in Photoshop, applying 3D effects in Illustrator, warping text, using the Recolor Artwork feature and even creating mockups of t-shirts and posters with the final design.

Working on this kind of creative project is the best way to learn all sorts of essential and transferable skills which you will need as a creative professional. Completing this course will not only mean you have a solid understanding of type and composition but provide you with plenty of design techniques ready to use in your next creative project. 

To get the most out of this class some familiarity with Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop is recommended.


Course curriculum

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Design Process
    • Sketching Concepts in Photoshop
    • Selecting the Best Concept
    • Setting Up Tracing in Illustrator
    • Selecting Fonts
    • Choosing Colour Theme
    • Drawing with the Pen Tool
    • Warping Text
    • Designing Ribbons
    • Adding Depth to Text
    • 3D Text with Perspective
    • Applying Effects Using the Appearance Panel
    • Designing a Star Burst
  • 3
    Wrapping Up
    • Recolor Artwork
    • Creating Mockups
    • Sharing the Design on Behance
    • Conclusion

What's included?

  • 20 Videos

  • 2.0

Reviews

What others have been saying about this course:

  • Great tutorial

    Susanne Tamir

    Thanks for this great course that for me make Illustrator less hard and i start to understand how to use it by using parts in a real project. I finally under...

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    Thanks for this great course that for me make Illustrator less hard and i start to understand how to use it by using parts in a real project. I finally understood how to replace an image in a smart object file. Waiting to learn more in the next courses.

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  • Typographic Poster Design - From Sketch to Vector

    Ralph McAllister

    Once again learnt a lot of stuff. The short cuts still continue to surprise me. Thanks again, loved it..

    Once again learnt a lot of stuff. The short cuts still continue to surprise me. Thanks again, loved it..

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  • Interesting work through the design process

    David Trotter

    A strait forward and interesting work through the design process, showing a lot of excellent techniques to speed up working practices, thank you Martin

    A strait forward and interesting work through the design process, showing a lot of excellent techniques to speed up working practices, thank you Martin

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  • Learnt some great new techniques from this course