Graphic Design Bootcamp

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65 Lessons (8h)

  • Introduction
    Welcome Aboard4:37
    Adobe Creative Cloud2:50
  • Setting up the Creative Cloud
    How to get the Apps5:45
    The Creative Cloud4:13
    Setting up App shortcuts2:59
  • A Photoshop Poster
    Introduction and setup10:32
    Gathering assets6:53
    Selection masking tool6:16
    Adding text7:33
    Additional looks9:00
    Exporting files6:14
  • Photoshop Compositing
    Compositing assets13:18
    Compositing selections7:10
    Compositing color levels11:20
    Pusing it further17:52
    Exporting files4:23
  • Illustrator Typography Poster
    Using the type tool9:34
    Shapes and color9:16
    Creating Artboards16:18
    Exporting files10:21
  • Logo Design
    Gathering Ideas4:20
    Creating a moodboad5:49
    Bringing in text4:50
    Tool Overview9:08
    First looks9:53
    Refining ideas8:25
    Client presentation9:26
    Exporting comps4:31
    Finalizing the logo - Part 16:29
    Finalizing the logo - Part 24:38
    Finalizing the logo - Part 38:02
  • Ad Design
    File setup7:22
    Asset collection7:33
    Rough layout5:36
    Rough layout continued7:47
    Ad bullets and Font Awesome5:36
    Further refinement8:57
    Ad export and review5:28
    Sharing editable files1:50
  • InDesign eBook
    Placing assets10:34
    File Export15:11
  • Custom Brochure
    Begin with the end in mind5:13
    File setup8:59
    Outside layout - Part 16:34
    Outside layout - Part 214:24
    Inside layout5:34
    Exporting the files5:35
    Exporting printer marks with InDesign8:24
    Exporting printer marks with Illustrator7:32
  • Business Cards
    Business card design7:31
    Custom finishes and exporting the file5:52
  • Portfolio Website
    Portfolio overview3:41
    Sharing your portfolio to Behance9:29
    Creating a cover image8:44
  • Resources
    Resources for you to check out4:13

Discover Pro Graphic Design Techniques with This Accelerated Course

Derrick Mitchell


Derrick Mitchell has spent his entire career in the creative arts and marketing sector. Starting back as early as high school where he turned homework into paying gigs, his love for all things art and technology-driven has continued to grow. Working with brands such as MTV, Nintendo, and Netflix while employed as an intern for Seven 2 Interactive catapulted his career. His branding work and graphic design has been included in international publications for the design industry and regularly featured on trending websites.

Derrick has been a lifetime student of productivity and time management, and has invested thousands of dollars in books and programs around the topic to maximize the productivity of his creative media agency, as well as to help his clients and students make more money while working smarter, not harder.

Derrick is the owner of a small design agency, Mitchell's Garage | Creative Media Chop Shop, located in the heart of downtown Kalispell, Montana. Mitchell's Garage has been successful in reaching and working with clients all over the world, including Washington D.C., New York, California, Calgary, Austria, Australia, Washington, Colorado, and of course, throughout Montana.

He is also the Creative Director for a multi-million dollar defense company based out of Montana - a job that lets him stretch his creative muscles and make some epic things each and every day.


This course is geared towards anyone who is interested in becoming a graphic designer — especially total beginners. You'll learn some of the most popular projects in the industry, like custom logos, business cards, brochures, web graphics, and more. You'll use Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator; the industry-standard apps for graphic design. Before you know it, you'll have the techniques and expertise necessary to pursue a career in graphic design.

  • Access 65 lectures & 8 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn how to create pixel-perfect projects for print & web
  • Download all project files to use as references
  • Communicate in a private Facebook group w/ other students to share projects & critique work
  • Specs

    Important Details

    • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
    • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: all levels


    • Unredeemed licenses can be returned for store credit within 30 days of purchase. Once your license is redeemed, all sales are final.