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Teach yo'self: A guide to online graphic design education

Teach yo'self: A guide to online graphic design education
This was one of the top 20 blog posts on The Creative Edge from 2013! Don’t miss out on the rest. Welcome to class! It’s a new era of graphic design. In a discipline that has always grown with, and been defined by technology, the computer is now one of the sole forces moving the medium. We are now able to teach ourselves and work for ourselves, from wherever our computers may be. Here we have compiled a course just for you, featuring all the steps we believe will make you an even more killer designer than you already are. Start with principles of designBuild skills with hands-on tutorialsGet into your client’s headGrow your freelance business Although most of these educational options will not grant you a degree, some of them have the option of acquiring a certificate of completion. Alright class, lets begin! 1. Duke Graphic Design Principles Index Let’s get started with your basic design principles. Design Principles The Principles of Design AIGA: Graphic Design Theory 2. Coursera

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