Fundamentals of Graphic Design


Live February 18, 2021 | 2 PM Eastern
Duration 75–90 minutes
Recording Available for 7 Days


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You don’t need to be naturally creative to understand and use the core principles of graphic design to improve the effectiveness of your communications. While “good” design is subjective, spacing, font choice, color and layout all need to work together to create the desired impact. With a grounding in design principles, creating strong communications will be simpler, no matter what software program you are using.

This class is designed for staff who need to create effective marketing materials but are not trained designers. We’ll focus on design principles that are applicable to any project and any design tools you use. The class can be taken on its own or as part of the Foundations of Nonprofit Marketing Course.

In this course you’ll learn:

  • The concept of visual impact and how to create it with images and type
  • The basics of fonts and typography
  • How to choose color combinations that work
  • The importance of “white space” and where to use it

Included with this class:

  • One login for live class
  • Access to the replay for 7 days
  • Resource guide

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