Branding 101: Color Meaning Basics

Brand colors are deeply rooted in color psychology—which colors evoke which types of feelings, and why. Whether you're building a brand of your own, or simply designing with Brand Guides for other companies, having a foundational understanding of what the colors mean will help you tell a stronger story.

This is a blended course, with an on-demand component + quarterly Zoom workshop session. :)

  • 14 Videos

  • 1 Quiz

  • 1 Worksheet

  • 13 Files

LXD Foundations: Learn File Types and Graphic Resources

Want to create polished designs, but don't know where to begin? Let's start with the basics together!

We'll go over the most common file types used in graphic design and eLearning. (So many acronyms!) I'll also point you toward my favorite free and low-cost design resources to find high-quality photos, graphics, icons, illustrations, and more. Enjoy PDF one-pagers to reference later... plus, go on a Graphic Scavenger Hunt to apply what you've learned!

  • 14 Videos

  • 1 Quiz

  • 1 Worksheet

  • 3 Files

LXD Foundations: Create Dynamic Designs in PowerPoint!

Looking for an easy way to gussy up your graphics? No need to invest in fancy software.

In this course, you'll learn some easy hacks and techniques to make your designs really shine using PowerPoint! Plus, you'll get hands-on practice along the way with downloadable PowerPoint workbooks. Dig in!

  • 12 Videos

  • 0 Quizzes

  • 1 Worksheet

  • 7 Files

LXD Foundations: Crop It Like It's Hot Using PowerPoint

Working with photography in your projects? Don't miss this Nugget!

Cropping is SO much more than splicing and dicing. It's a complex artform that can really elevate your graphic design! I really believe that learning how to leverage PowerPoint's Crop Tool to its fullest potential is THE #1 cheat code to better design. In this course, I'll show you why... and then you'll get a chance to practice with hands-on workbooks. Let's crop to it!

  • 11 Videos

  • 0 Quizzes

  • 1 Worksheet

  • 5 Files

Learning Nugget Sampler: 3 Pro Tips to Design Better Graphics

Want to see what Learning Nuggets are all about? Check out this sampler to see if this learning style's for you!

You'll walk away with useful graphic knowledge, pro tips, a downloadable workbook, and helpful resources to help you upgrade your graphic game right away.

  • 8 Videos

  • 1 Quiz

  • 1 Worksheet

  • 1 File