Some of you are beginners when it comes to graphic design and asked us about tutorials and resources to help you. The best way to make the most of our graphic design library is to start learning about the software that is used to edit our design assets. The software we recommend are: Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Inkscape and Affinty Designer. Learning the basics of graphic design will help you create new designs in no time.
This list of free video courses is perfect for beginners who want to start their career in graphic design. Most of them are a few hours long depending on the software but these courses will teach you the basics and more. You can always use our free graphic design resources to play with it.
Free video courses for Adobe Illustrator
The Complete Beginners Guide To Adobe Illustrator | Tutorial Overview & Breakdown
“On this course I will be introducing you to the program and covering some essential practise exercises. Then I will be demonstrating how to create a small project in Adobe Illustrator from start to finish. ”
“If you are new to illustrator this course could be a great intro for you to get familiar and know the basics of this program from scratch all the way to get you to know about the important tools & panels and the main mechanism of how to operate this application easily and do most of the common regular design work you might be thinking of.”
“Have you ever googled flat design, looked at the fantastic flat design images and thought to yourself: Man, I wish I could do that…”
Free video courses for Corel Draw
CorelDraw Session 1 – the Basics
“How to set up CorelDraw and begin to use the shape and editing tools. It ends with a project that you get to put what you’ve learned into practice.”
“This tutorial is for those who want to start learning Corel Draw. In this tutorial use of basic tools of Corel Draw has been explained. The duration of this course is 40 minutes.”
Free video courses for Inkscape
“Inkscape is highly acclaimed vector art software, and it is completely free and open source. If you want to get started creating vector art without splurging on license fees then this is a great place to start.”
“Learn the basic concepts, tools, and functions that you will need to build fully functional Logos and Game Art with the popular Inkscape vector art tool.”
Free video courses for Affinty Designer
Affinity Designer Quick Start
“By completing “Affinity Designer Quick Start” you’ll have all the right shortcuts and tricks up your sleeve, be fully familiar with the app’s interface and tools, and be able to go from laying down curves all the way through to exporting a design.”
How to Create a Logo in Affinity Designer Software
“In this tutorial, you can learn about how to make a logo in Affinity Designer software.”
We’ve tried find courses that cover the basics and help you ease in the software, that a lot of times are complex and need time to learn. In a future article we will add graphic design video courses that are more advanced and will help you get the skills you need to master any of the software above.