Introduction to Graphic Design

Imran · December 31, 2020

Do you have an artistic eye and want to learn more about graphic design? Do you want to become a Graphic Designer but don’t know where to start? This class gives you a good insight into what goes into design and provide you with the basics you need to get started as a graphic designer. 

This course will teach you the fundamentals of graphic design and what goes into becoming a graphic designer. You’ll learn:

  • How to correctly use layout, composition, color and typography to convey your message
  • Which common mistakes to avoid in your designs
  • Online tools and resources for inspiration and to make designing easier 
  • How to tweak designs to make them more impactful
  • Practical tips for becoming a graphic designer 

This course is perfect for beginners who are looking to increase their skillset and grow as a designer. 

Some of the things that we will cover:

1- Layout and Composition 

– Proximity

– White Space

– Alignment

– Contrast 

– Repetition 

– Hierarchy

– Repetition 

2- Common Mistakes to Avoid 

3- Color 

4- Typography 

5- Online Tools and Resources 

6- Before and After Design Work (Examples Explained)

7 – Practice Work 

8- Practical Tips for Graphic Design

Course Content

About Instructor


15 Courses

Not Enrolled

Course Includes

  • 2 Lessons

Sulaiman Jenkins

Sulaiman Jenkins is an academic scholar and a researcher in the field of applied linguistics. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, he has been teaching as a professor of English in Saudi Arabia for over 16 years. He has published a number of articles in top-tier journals and his research interests concern race and identity. His academic journey began with Prep for Prep 9, an elite nonprofit organization dedicated to the elevation of gifted minority students in NYC. From there, he graduated from some of America’s most prestigious academic institutions (St. Andrew’s School ’99/New York University ’04) and with his education hopes to produce significant pieces of writing that help America examine issues that are sensitive yet central to his lived experiences growing up in the inner city: namely, race relations, police brutality, drugs and gang violence, incarceration and the prison system, and employment discrimination.

Ismail Abdur-Rahman

Ismail is a Startup Business Coach, 10X Performance Strategist, International Business Developer, Financial Coach. He’s the founder of iVIBES Consulting, which is an acronym that stands for Virtual Integrated Business and Entrepreneurship Solutions.  He is passionate about spreading entrepreneurial thinking as a way to reduce unemployment and empower those who have been systematically marginalized and disenfranchised. He has more than 20 years of experience and has launched several startups.

Imran Nanlawala

Imran began his career as an ESL teacher but he quickly learned that his passion for helping others succeed didn’t stop at just teaching them English. He founded Digital Learning Partners and now works as a Digital Transformation Consultant to help businesses and organizations achieve their goals, no matter how big or small. Having a background in leadership, and combining that with his extensive knowledge in health, fitness and green living, Imran also created The WalaWay, a podcast which helps people reach their greatest potential.

Habeeb Quadri

Habeeb Quadri has been an educator and administrator in public and private schools and a youth mentor for more than 25 years. He received the prestigious National Distinguished Principal award from the National Association of Elementary School Principals. He is also on the Harvard University Graduate School of Education Principals’ Advisory Boardand the Boards of the Illinois Coalition of Non-Public School. He is passionate about education and helping his community.