Personal portfolio through a Poster Design series

A course by Davar Azarbeygui , Graphic designer

Graphic designer. Cincinnati, United States.
Joined December 2020

Create a Poster Design series to build your personal portfolio.

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  • 282 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Create a Poster Design series to build your personal portfolio.

A course by Davar Azarbeygui

Led by Davar, a graphic designer with over 25 years of industry experience, this online course will take you on an inspiring journey of creating unique poster designs. You'll dive deep into the world of branding techniques and develop a solid understanding of how to create captivating poster designs. Through Davar's expert guidance, you'll explore the process of analyzing your best works, creating mock-ups, and developing your own branded poster series.

Discover the secrets of effective typography, brand thinking, color theory, and design-led problem-solving as you craft visually stunning posters that showcase your design proficiency. Davar will teach you how to read a design brief, create mood boards, experiment with photography and typography, and compose the elements of your poster series.

By completing this course, you'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to create a powerful portfolio that will impress agencies and potential clients. With Davar's guidance, you'll learn to express your unique design style and claim it as your own through the work you showcase in your portfolio.

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What will you learn in this online course?

12 lessons & 16 downloads

  • 50% positive reviews (2)
  • 282 students
  • 12 lessons (1h 9m)
  • 16 additional resources (7 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

You'll develop a well-designed poster series to feature in your personal brand portfolio. Apply the techniques and concepts learned throughout the course to create a cohesive collection of visually stunning posters that capture the essence of your desired message. Under Davar's guidance, you'll refine your designs, ensuring they communicate effectively and leave a lasting impact on viewers.

Who is this online course for?

This course is ideal for junior to mid-level graphic designers who want to enhance their portfolio and showcase their skills in branding and poster design. If you're passionate about design and eager to express your creativity through visually captivating posters, this course is tailored to help you unlock your potential. Whether you're a freelancer, agency professional, or aspiring designer, Davar's expertise will provide valuable insights and techniques to take your graphic design career to the next level.

Requirements and materials

To make the most of this course, you'll need a basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Ensure you have access to these software programs to follow along with the lessons. Additionally, come prepared with your creativity and passion for design, as Davar will guide you through the process of crafting exceptional poster designs.


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Davar Azarbeygui

A course by Davar Azarbeygui

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Graphic designer

Davar is a highly experienced graphic designer with over 25 years of expertise in brand communication and teaching graphic design fundamentals. With a passion for design that developed during his years in university and graduate college in New York, Davar has since traveled the world, exploring different design styles and working with industry greats.

Throughout his career, Davar has gained valuable insights and inspiration from renowned designers like Michael Beirut and David Carson, studying their design processes and incorporating their teachings into his own work. He believes that design is a universal language that connects people and has a profound impact on how we communicate ideas. With a deep understanding of the power of design in our daily lives, Davar is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and helping designers unlock their creative potential.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Creating Branded Posters

    • Identifying Your Best Design Work
    • Creating a Mood Board
    • Creating Professional Mock-ups for Branded Posters
    • Finalizing the Branded Poster
  • U3

    Designing a Strong Poster Series

    • How to Answer a Brief
    • Sketching, Ideation, and Iteration
    • Experimenting with Type and Imagery
    • Creating a Poster Series
  • U4

    Critical Eye

    • Critiquing Your Own Work
    • From Digital to Print
  • FP

    Final project

    • Personal branding design

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Personal portfolio through a Poster Design series. Design course by Davar Azarbeygui

Personal portfolio through a Poster Design series

A course by Davar Azarbeygui
Graphic designer. Cincinnati, United States.
Joined December 2020
  • 50% positive reviews (2)
  • 282 students