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One skill that every designer must learn — and quickly — is how to be creative on-demand. While there will always be specifications that guide a project as well as tried and true methods of solving common visual problems, one must still be able to get focused, get creative and produce work that doesn’t end up looking formulaic or forced.
For our last lesson, we're going to take a look at how to use Photoshop to layout and mock up a web design from scratch.