Amazing Affinity Designer on the iPad - Zero to Hero
Comprehensive course for those with no prior knowledge up to advanced
Updated on Sep, 2023
Language - English
Learn to Create Beautiful Graphics on this Comprehensive Affinity Designer on the iPad Course
This is a comprehensive course in Affinity Designer on the iPad, starting from scratch for complete beginners, through to advanced techniques. Using the new iPad version, I show you the techniques and concepts using touch, gestures and the Apple pencil. You do not have to be able to draw to complete this Designer on the iPad course.
Using real life examples, I will demonstrate and give you exciting projects to carry out so you can easily put these into practice for your own artwork, graphic design work and marketing materials. Whether you want to get paid for your Designer skills, or you're doing this for fun / self-improvement, this course and the projects will help you build confidence to be able to translate into your own work.
I will take you through Affinity Designer on the iPad by first looking at a specific set of tools and techniques, and then reinforcing your knowledge in these with a step-by-step project at the end of most sets of lectures. The projects range from simple logos and icons, through to more complex posters, into in-depth graphics and UX design. All the content can be adapted for both print or web.
During the videos there will also be key phrases that appear to help you remember tools, shortcuts and techniques.
What will you learn in this course:
The Essentials of Affinity Designer for those new to the software
Create professional designs and illustrations
Draw your own shapes and manipulate them using the Pen, Pencil, Geometry tools
How to create infographics, logos and icons
Learn to create eye-catching and amazing digital vector artwork with stunning color
Create amazing artwork using repetition
Understand color including RGB / CMYK, Spot as well as working with Gradients
Create designs for use in print, packaging, advertising, social media, websites and mobile graphics
Work with various personas including the Vector, Bitmap and Export personas
Work with bitmap brushes and masks
Learn to design UX layouts for mobile devices
What are the prerequisites for this course?
An Apple Pencil if you have it - it makes for a better learning experience
Affinity Designer for iPad
Eagerness to learn!
No prior knowledge of Affinity Designer Desktop is required
No drawing ability required
Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course
Interface & Document Setup
- Interface & Document Setup Intro 00:17 00:17
- The Start Interface 01:23 01:23
- New Document Setup 02:33 02:33
- The Interface, Tools, Studios & Menus 03:34 03:34
- Vector, Pixel & Export Personas 02:37 02:37
Create & Manipulate Shapes
Shapes Project: Create a Monkey Face
Shapes Project: Rocket Icon
Shapes Project: Delivery Logo
Lines, Curves, Nodes, Handles & Stroke
Lines & Curves Project: Violin Banner / Poster
The Pencil & Vector Brush
Pencil & Brush Project: Paper Cut-Out
Duplication & Repetition
Duplication & Repetition Project: Red Line Logo
Duplication & Repetition Project: New Vinyl Record
Text Project: Type on a Path
Color Project: Arrow Infographic & Menu Set
Artboard & Bitmap
Tim WilsonTaking the mystery out of design software!
Tim became an Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor and is a partner with his wife Ally at Red Rocket Studio. His goal is to share his extensive knowledge and skillset. Tim is also passionate about helping Graphic Designers learn the tools of their trade. He has been described in reviews as “an excellent teacher who is friendly, patient and knowledgeable” and this is demonstrated by clients who continue to rebook different courses to continue with their professional development. These can be at an international level with a large corporate company or one to one teaching in someone's home office.
Tim's clients have included BBC, Sky, Ford, Virgin, Barclays, Disney, British Airways, the NHS and The Times as well as smaller start-up companies.
Also a professional photographer and Graphic Designer, Tim shares his knowledge of Adobe with free tutorials and seminars on YouTube to help people as much as he can and share his knowledge around the world. Tim co-authors his travel photography blog, Image Explorers with Ally, where he posts free tips, tricks, and tutorials on photography techniques, getting professional results without having to buy the professional equipment. Within this blog, there are also invaluable Adobe training guides with screenshots, as well as stunning examples of his work from over the world, including his hometown Durban, South Africa, where he graduated from Durban University of Technology and started out as a commercial photographer, before coming to the UK where he became a Forensic Photographer for Scotland Yard – London Metropolitan Police. Apart from his time here, he has spent most of his time in the creative industry.
Tim has also been a university lecturer for Graphic Design and Photography honour degree students in Essex and his presence on the internet via YouTube and blog sites has been incredibly helpful for his students, as well as his clients and his goal is to help designers get the most out of their Adobe software. Even when not working, Tim can be found doing his own illustrations and designs using a variety of graphics software.
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