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Illustrate a Lighthouse Scene

  • 4 Videos
  • Free

In this short course, we take a look at illustration inside Affinity Designer. We will create a lighthouse scene with...

Exploring Personas in Affinity Photo

  • 5 Videos
  • Free

Personas in every Affinity-Serif application are essentially different modes which allow you to do some amazing thing...

Create a Music Player UI

Welcome to part one of a short but sweet course on creating a music player UI using Affinity Designer. In this course...

Text Effects in Affinity Photo

  • 4 Videos
  • Free

Text effects can be a great way to practice your design and special effect chops. This course is an ongoing collectio...

Design a Travel Landing Page

Welcome to a new course where I will create a Travel landing page. This page will feature some common components to a...

Create An iOS Camera App Icon

Creating an iOS application icon seems trivial at first glance but there are many steps a designer needs to take in o...

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  • Run time 10:42
FREE
May 02, 2018
To wrap up this course we add in some more fine details of the composition. Birds, water, clouds, and more all enhance the scene which he...
  • Run time 22:42
FREE
May 02, 2018
Picking up where we left off in part 2, we continue setting the landscape by illustrating houses to help support the _realness_ of the li...
  • Run time 12:46
FREE
May 02, 2018
In the second lesson, we tighten up the lighthouse illustration as well as begin setting the scene with landscape elements such as mounta...
  • Run time 26:16
FREE
May 02, 2018
In this video we hit the ground running by setting up our document as well as beginning illustrations on the lighthouse itself.
  • Run time 8:35
FREE
May 02, 2018
Topaz Studio is another option to use when editing your photos. Installing the studio plugin is much like installing any other Photoshop-...
  • Run time 18:09
PRO
Apr 23, 2018
Using a variety of techniques you can really transform an image into an abstract piece of art. In this video, I take an otherwise normal ...
  • Run time 7:12
FREE
Apr 23, 2018
A fantastic feature of Affinity Photo is the ability to use Adobe Photoshop plugins within the app. Photo doesn't limit you if you've com...
  • Run time 25:59
FREE
Apr 14, 2018
In this video we use Affinity Designer and it's various illustration tools to make a quick but fun illustration of a sparrow. I make use ...
  • Run time 4:14
FREE
Apr 13, 2018
The tone map persona is yet another mode of Affinity Photo that allows you to quickly edit your photos with ease. Affinity Photo comes bu...
  • Run time 2:52
FREE
Apr 13, 2018
The Photo persona is the main mode within Affinity Photo. Each time you open the application you will be greeted by the Photo persona. He...
  • Run time 8:27
FREE
Apr 11, 2018
The Affinity Photo Liquify Persona provides a separate environment for warping images. Specific liquify tools help make your life easier ...
  • Run time 4:48
FREE
Apr 11, 2018
The Export Persona is a feature of both Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer. The persona is a workspace for exporting layers, groups, an...
  • Run time 6:11
FREE
Apr 11, 2018
The Develop Persona is a dedicated environment used for processing raw images captured using a digital camera. `.CRW` images will open au...
  • Run time 16:38
PRO
Apr 08, 2018
This video features part 2 of the Music Player UI mini course. In this video, watch as I create a track list view of the same application...
  • Run time 24:03
PRO
Apr 08, 2018
In this part of the course watch as I set up our initial document, establish a color palette, and design our first set of UI which entail...
  • Run time 35:09
PRO
Apr 08, 2018
What could be more fun than illustrating a fat egg-shaped Corgi dog? I'm not quite sure but in this video watch as we use simple shapes, ...