• 1st Step in GRAPHIC DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS

    1st Step in GRAPHIC DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS

    Graphic design has always been a popular profession, but with more and more technology being introduced into our lives it's becoming an ever more important one too. All kinds of people use all kinds of technology every day. Making that technology as user-friendly as possible is vital, and graphic design is one of the most important elements of this. The Ultimate Crash Course on Graphic Design - Master the most widely used software in graphic designing - Learn the principles of graphics design and visual communication - Gain an insight into the current graphic design industry - Understand how to forge a career path as a graphic designer This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

  • Adobe Photoshop Essentials - CS3 & CS4

    Adobe Photoshop Essentials - CS3 & CS4

    Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Systems for Windows and OS X. Delve head-long into the world of Photoshop with expert video trainer, artist, and designer Geoff Blake in this massive 14-plus hour, course! Packed with tricks, techniques, and hands-on tasks, it’s an easy, non-jargonny approach for both Photoshop CS3 and CS4 users. Hang on tight as you’re guided through comprehensive exercises on resizing and resolution, color correction, and image touch up. Master advanced techniques for creating eye-popping visuals, including masking objects, tilt-shift photography, sizzling text effects, and workflows with InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Flash!Mesmerize your audience with your photographs with the help of Photoshop.- Understand about Photoshop and it key features - Know how to use the different Photoshop functions and features- Learn about the different techniques and tools available in Photoshop- Enable yourself to create dynamic and beautiful images

  • A Guide on Instructional Design Theories and Design Application

    A Guide on Instructional Design Theories and Design Application

    Instructional design, or instructional systems design (ISD), is the practice of creating "instructional experiences which make the acquisition of knowledge and skill more efficient, effective, and appealing." The process consists broadly of determining the state and needs of the learner, defining the end goal of instruction, and creating some "intervention" to assist in the transition. Ideally, the process is informed by pedagogically (process of teaching) and andragogically (adult learning) tested theories of learning and may take place in student-only, teacher-led or community-based settings. The outcome of this instruction may be directly observable and scientifically measured or completely hidden and assumed. There are many instructional design models but many are based on the ADDIE model with the five phases: analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation. As a field, instructional design is historically and traditionally rooted in cognitive and behavioral psychology, though recently constructivism has influenced thinking in the field.Know the fundamentals of Instructional Design and produce quality educational content.- Know Key Instructional Design Models- Understand what are Adult Learning Principles- Understand the Overview of Learning Theories- The importance of Training Needs Analysis- Introduction to ID Fundamentals- What are the Cognitive Approaches- Determining the Right Audio Strategy- Writing Effective Storyboards and Objectives- Content Types and Their Visualization Approaches- Creating Effective Assessments- Guide to Editing - mLearning Essentials and Strategies

  • All Design Courses

    • Mastering Digital Design - Learn Digital 3d Sculpting with ZBrush and Mudbox (Part 3)

      Mastering Digital Design - Learn Digital 3d Sculpting with ZBrush and Mudbox (Part 3)

      SGD $189.00

      Course Description

      In the final part of Learn Digital 3d Sculpting with ZBrush and Mudbox, Emiel Sleegers is going to be covering how to sculpt and build a catacomb environment using Maya and ZBrush. From there he will be covering topics such dynamesh, additional damage sculpting, insert mesh, and more. In this series, we jump into creating textures in ZBrush using polypainting and Fibermesh in ZBrush. We'll use Fibermesh to create hair element individually and then we'll use the groom brushes to add more natural variations to the fibres or hairs we create. Finally, we'll use polypainting to colour or tint the hair to something more naturalistic and complimentary to the character. A final render to see how it all turns out and then looking at the render pass in Photoshop will complete our whirlwind introduction to Fibermesh! Learn tips and tricks of creating dynamic animation and games design. - Know about the different branches in animation - Learn about what goes into making a successful animation - Understand better about the designing process with this course - Be able to create your own monsters and creatures at the end of this course This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

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    • Mastering Digital Design - Learn Digital 3d Sculpting with ZBrush and Mudbox (Part 2)

      Mastering Digital Design - Learn Digital 3d Sculpting with ZBrush and Mudbox (Part 2)

      SGD $189.00

      Course Description

      In the second part of Learn Digital 3d Sculpting with ZBrush and Mudbox, instructor Stephen Wells will be walking through the process of finishing his Next Gen Orc character while showing you tons of new tools, tips, and workflow methods used within ZBrush. In this course we jump into the worlds of ZBrush dynamesh sculpting and H.P. Lovecraft at the same time! We then expand our repertoire in creating more detail sculpting by using a variety of brushes, alphas, layers and some finesse to get a final fantastic sculpt of one of Lovecraft's faves: Cthulhu! For this course, we explore Dynamesh sculpting in ZBrush and we're continuing our cosmic entity series by working on Tsathoggua, one of the Old Gods and rival of Cthulhu. Learn tips and tricks of creating dynamic animation and games design. - Know about the different branches in animation - Learn about what goes into making a successful animation - Understand better about the designing process with this course - Be able to create your own monsters and creatures at the end of this course This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

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    • Mastering Digital Design - Learn Digital 3d Sculpting with ZBrush and Mudbox (Part 1)

      Mastering Digital Design - Learn Digital 3d Sculpting with ZBrush and Mudbox (Part 1)

      SGD $189.00

      Course Description

      In this complete beginner's series, Galen Davis covers a basic introduction to sculpting for games using Pixologic's ZBrush. In this beginners tutorial we start by showing you how to create modular geometry in 3ds Max, export it to ZBrush, then quickly get you up to speed on using ZBrush for the first time with basic controls and concepts before diving into sculpting the floor stones and baking multiple texture maps. We cover planning your high poly, refining small details using ZSpheres and Dynamesh, and cover the low poly modeling process using Modo. You will learn about various tools and workflow aspects of ZBrush and work your way through the sculpting process and become more familiar with the ZBrush interface and the use of its more powerful features. Learn tips and tricks of creating dynamic animation and games design. - Know about the different branches in animation - Learn about what goes into making a successful animation - Understand better about the designing process with this course - Be able to create your own monsters and creatures at the end of this course This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

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    • Mastering Digital Design - Introduction to 3d Modelling for Games

      Mastering Digital Design - Introduction to 3d Modelling for Games

      SGD $189.00

      Course Description

      Learn the basics of 3d Modelling through practical application and the learning of several popular, modern 3d software packages used by game artists today. Get up to speed on the Maya basics while learning some of the tools associated with the asset modelling pipeline. For starters, you will learn about the interface, how to navigate it, the power behind customization in Maya, as well as touch on the some of the initial method of creating geometrical shapes. Moving on, learn how to get up and running in Blender for creating animated in-game models even if you're a complete newbie! While near the end of the course, you'll start to feel like a game art pro as you begin to learn and understand the concepts of UV unwrapping, asset rigging for animation, animation creation, mesh exporting, and game integration. Learn tips and tricks of creating dynamic animation and games design. - Know about the different branches in animation - Learn about what goes into making a successful animation - Understand better about the designing process with this course - Be able to create your own monsters and creatures at the end of this course This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

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    • Customizing WordPress Sites With Dreamweaver CC

      Customizing WordPress Sites With Dreamweaver CC

      SGD $81.90

      Course Description

      This course will show you how to use WordPress as a platform for your website, but then take it a step further and learn how you can use Dreamweaver to develop custom themes for your site. Join Geoff Blake as he walks you through all the necessary steps to not only configure WordPress locally, but setup Dreamweaver to help you manage your WordPress site. Next he’ll show you some best practices for wireframing and then designing your custom themes. Once you’re happy with your design, Geoff will walk you through the process of installing your custom theme making live on your WordPress site.Realise your designs into an actual site with Dreamweaver CC.- Learn and understand WordPress and Dreamweaver - Know about the different tools and techniques using Dreamweaver - Learn how to apply Dreamweaver into WordPress site designs - Discover ways to customize your WordPress site This course is Skillsfuture Credit Eligible.

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    • Adobe Dreamweaver Essentials - CS3 & CS4

      Adobe Dreamweaver Essentials - CS3 & CS4

      SGD $81.90

      Course Description

      Adobe Dreamweaver is an application used by web designers and developers to create websites and applications for use across multiple targets. Including browsers, devices and tablets. Web designers use Dreamweaver for creating website prototypes using web-friendly artwork. Expert video trainer, artist, and designer Geoff Blake introduces you to the world of Dreamweaver and web design in this monster 10-plus hour course, packed with tricks, techniques, and hands-on tasks—made specially to be an easy, non-jargon approach for Dreamweaver CS3 and CS4 users. Master key concepts and explore the array of possibilities, particularly in the world of Cascading Style Sheets with Geoff Blake as your guide. You’ll not only learn the secrets and master the techniques, but you’re sure to have a whole lot of fun along the way!Explore web designing by mastering Dreamweaver and be an expert today!- Learn the fundamentals that makes up web designing- Understand about the various tools in Dreamweaver - Know how to apply the different techniques in Dreamweaver

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    • Getting Started with Adobe Illustrator CC

      Getting Started with Adobe Illustrator CC

      SGD $81.90

      Course Description

      The latest release of Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite boasts a host of new features to help you be more productive and creative. In this course, veteran trainer Geoff Blake walks you through the latest features, and outlines how you can make the most from them. Additionally on Illustrator CC, you’ll learn how to navigate through and customize Illustrator’s interface, making precise, masterful selections, create and manage your own vector artwork, and learn how to scale, align, and adjust your objects with ease. Get started with Illustrator Creative Cloud and change how things are visualized! - Learn about the basics of Illustrator and Creative Cloud - Know about the tools and techniques in Illustrator and Creative Cloud - Understand how you can apply Illustrator and Creative Cloud into your own projects - Be able to produce dynamic and beautiful images

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    • Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop CC

      Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop CC

      SGD $81.90

      Course Description

      The latest release of Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite boasts a host of new features to help you be more productive and creative. In this course, veteran trainer Geoff Blake walks you through the latest features, and outlines how you can make the most from them. Additionally on Photoshop, where you’ll learn how to create and manage artboards, the new Design Space interface, and how to use the Device Preview panel. Create your pieces with Photoshop and leave your mark in the industry! - Learn about the basics of Photoshop Creative Cloud - Know about the tools and techniques in Photoshop and Creative Cloud - Learn the different applications of Photoshop Creative Cloud - Understand how you can apply Photoshop Creative Cloud into your own projects

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    • Photoshop CC For Web Design Bundle

      Photoshop CC For Web Design Bundle

      SGD $35.00

      Course Description

      With so many file formats, colour spaces, and image types, knowing where to start with web graphics can be daunting. But guided by this thorough, yet easy to follow course, you’ll be feeling like a pro in no time! Join award-winning trainer Geoff Blake as he takes you step-by-step through the process of preparing images for your next web project. You’ll learn all about the web friendly file formats, when to use each, and how to get the most out of them. Discover web colour spaces, methods for working faster and more efficiently, and an approach to image resolution that’ll leave you feeling like a Zen Master of web graphics! Break down the barriers, dispel the myths, and clear the clutter. In just a few short hours, you’ll have clarity and confidence using Photoshop for your web projects! Give your page that extra zest with Photoshop! - Learn how Photoshop can give that extra touch to your website - Learn the step-by-step process of designing your website - Know what and how to prep for your web design - Learn and understand the considerations of web design This course is Skillsfuture Credit Eligible.

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    • Adobe Photoshop Essentials - CS3 & CS4

      Adobe Photoshop Essentials - CS3 & CS4

      SGD $99.00

      Course Description

      Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Systems for Windows and OS X. Delve head-long into the world of Photoshop with expert video trainer, artist, and designer Geoff Blake in this massive 14-plus hour, course! Packed with tricks, techniques, and hands-on tasks, it’s an easy, non-jargonny approach for both Photoshop CS3 and CS4 users. Hang on tight as you’re guided through comprehensive exercises on resizing and resolution, color correction, and image touch up. Master advanced techniques for creating eye-popping visuals, including masking objects, tilt-shift photography, sizzling text effects, and workflows with InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Flash!Mesmerize your audience with your photographs with the help of Photoshop.- Understand about Photoshop and it key features - Know how to use the different Photoshop functions and features- Learn about the different techniques and tools available in Photoshop- Enable yourself to create dynamic and beautiful images

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    • Scratch-Building WordPress Themes With Photoshop

      Scratch-Building WordPress Themes With Photoshop

      SGD $99.00

      Course Description

      Ready for an adventure into WordPress Theme Design? Join award-winning veteran trainer Geoff Blake as he takes you through the entire workflow process of scratch-building a WordPress theme using Photoshop! The training begins in Photoshop, where you’ll be introduced to some setup options and settings to optimize Photoshop for web design. Then, learn about building and using various grid systems, which will serve as the template for the theme layout. Next, it’s on to the next phase in the workflow process, wire framing and UI design in Photoshop. Learn how to stay organized and work quickly and efficiently. Once the wireframe structure is complete, you’ll see how to apply design to the wireframe, and then move the entire layout from Photoshop into the world of code. You’ll discover how to construct a WordPress theme from the ground up, starting with a completely blank canvas! You’ll see a variety of techniques for working between Photoshop, WordPress’s architecture, and the HTML, PHP, and CSS code that pulls it all together. See your effort take shape and deliver an astounding theme using Photoshop. - Learn how WordPress and Photoshop work together - Learn different techniques for building themes from scratch - Know how you can turn your mock-up into real designs - Realize your mock-up designs into actual themes in WordPressThis course is Skillsfuture Credit Eligible.

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    • A Crash Course in Typography From A to Z

      A Crash Course in Typography From A to Z

      SGD $79.00

      Course Description

      This course has been created for anyone who loves typography design; print designers, graphic and web designers, animators, sign writers, and many more. Each section the course includes its own walkthrough exercises so that you can put the skills you have learned to practical use. You'll start off by learning all of the terminology regarding typography (tracking, leading, kerning) and font classifications, and then you'll examine concepts like how fonts impact a message, and how fonts are used in different media like advertising, web, print, logos, and so on. Finally, you will cover the essentials of digital publishing before concluding. By the end of this course, you have both a theoretical and a literal understanding of typography, from how it is used to where it used to why it is used, and of course you'll gain a solid groundwork in the practical uses of typography too. Gain a strong foundation on your Typography game! - Learn about the different software available and used - Learn about the factors and considerations of typography - Know how to develop and create your own fonts - Discover the impact of using proper fonts in your articles and banners This course is Skillsfuture Credit Eligible.

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    • 1st Step to Introduction of Web Design

      1st Step to Introduction of Web Design

      SGD $79.00

      Course Description

      The Internet is everyone's go-to source of information in today's world. Businesses, public figures, publications and everything in between all have a presence on the web; and the more professional their website looks, the more successful they tend to be. Web designers are more in demand than ever before, and the profession is constantly changing along with the web itself. This course aims to teach the most up to date fundamentals of web design from scratch.Learn Web Design from Scratch- Understand the basics of CSS and HTML- Learn about current web designing trends and developments- Gain an insight into web development, debugging, etc. as well as design- Build your own portfolio websiteThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

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    • Web Design Skill Builder Workshop (FREE)

      Web Design Skill Builder Workshop (FREE)

      FREE

      Course Description

      Get started in the world of web design with this easy to follow, hands on workshop! Presented by veteran software trainer Geoff Blake, you’ll be guided through the fundamentals of HTML, CSS, and how the two work together. Then, you’ll be lead through a discussion outlining the web design tools of the trade. Finally, Geoff will walk you through a real-world web design workflow, where he integrates Photoshop and Dreamweaver together. Getting started in web design has never been easier, so enroll now and let’s get started!Get started on your Web Design journey right here and now with this FREE course!- Understand what web design is about- Learn from a master on how to get started easily- Take your first steps with a practical test- Design your own web design layout quickly

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    • What's New In Adobe CC 2015 Graphics & Web (FREE)

      What's New In Adobe CC 2015 Graphics & Web (FREE)

      FREE

      Course Description

      The lastest release of Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite boasts a host of new features to help you be more productive and creative. In this course, veteran trainer Geoff Blake walks you though the latest features, and outlines how you can make the most from them. Starting in InDesign, you’ll learn how to insert and manage images in tables, paragraph shading, and InDesign’s new Publish Online feature. Then, it’s on to Dreamweaver, where you’ll discover new features like Emmet support, code error highlighting, and how to connect and preview layouts using your mobile devices. Next, it’s on to Photoshop, where you’ll learn how to create and manage artboards, the new Design Space interface, and how to use the Device Preview panel.All this and more awaits in What’s New In Adobe CC 2015: Graphics & Web!- Know everything there is about Adobe CC 2015- Learn the tools and techniques to create dynamic graphics - Be able to utilize this knowledge into your own projects - Have a deeper knowledge in Adobe

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    • Photoshop Skill Builder Workshop (FREE)

      Photoshop Skill Builder Workshop (FREE)

      FREE

      Course Description

      Learn how you can push your Photoshop skills even further! Lead by award-winning trainer Geoff Blake, you’ll discover a handful of techniques for creating stunning black and white images, use Layer Effects to create eye-popping effects, how to build a grid layout for your next web project, and how to non-destructively dodge and burn your images to help make their shadows and highlights pop! Learn how to effectively make your images POP with some Photoshop magic!- Learn the techniques and tools of Photoshop - Know how to apply the tools and techniques- Learn how to create dynamic and beautiful photographs- Learn the secrets of Photoshop and use it to your advantage

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