Introduction to Design and Typography Principles (Pre-Sale)

Perfect for the non-designer. Sign up now for the Design and Typography online course at the special early-bird price before the launch date!

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*Scheduled to Launch Early 2017*

Learn the basics. You may be a church volunteer, a small business owner or the office worker who has to create bulletins, newsletters, reports or presentations. Before you can properly use the tools in InDesign and Photoshop, you will need to equip yourself with the basic principles of graphic design and typography. Once you recognize what you're wrong, you'll learn how to fix it.

The course is broken into 4 sections. Course materials include slide presentations, video tutorials, a critique of your final project.

Who is this course for? Anyone who...

  • doesn't have formal graphic design training but still needs to design newsletters, flyers, presentations, reports or e-Books.
  • needs to create page designs that are attention-getting and communicate your message in an organized manner.
  • is designing their own social media materials.

YES! This course is for you.

This course is not ready yet, but you can register early and get an Early-Bird discount of 30% off with coupon code EARLYBIRD30.

You will Learn:

  • Design and Layout Basics—Where to Start
  • 5 Principles of Design
  • Working with Images and Color
  • Designing with Type

Enroll now to get the introductory early-bird price before launch date!

*Scheduled to Launch Early 2017*

Your Instructor

Mary Brown
Mary Brown
Mary A. Brown, simply known as Mary B., is the proprietor of Mary B. Photography and Design. As a 20-year veteran of design and photography, Mary B. has photographed numerous celebrities including super models Tyson Beckford and Naomi Campbell, and rapper/mogul Curtis “50 Cent" Jackson. As a previous art director and designer at Black Enterprise magazine, she has managed hundreds of cover photo shoots including those of Oprah Winfrey, tennis pro Venus Williams and Bishop TD Jakes.

In 2011, Mary B. began dedicating her skills and talents to capturing the enjoyable moments of everyday life, making all of her subjects feel like celebrities. Since then, she has photographed a wide range of weddings, family portraits, anniversaries and other special occasions.

Working as a freelance photographer she has covered President Baraka Obama, Rev. Jesse Jackson and Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka. Aside from Black Enterprise Magazine, her work as been published in Wine & Spirits magazine and Jet magazine.

A graphic design professor at New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Mary B. is an expert in Photoshop and InDesign. She has taught a variety of courses including Publication Media, Digital Imaging, Foundations of Graphic Communications and Photography for Design & Graphic Arts.

She began her formal artistic training at the High School of Music and Art in New York City, where she studied fine arts. She continued her studies of graphic design and photography at the Fashion Institute of Technology and also received a degree from Brooklyn College in English.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course will begin in 2017 and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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