Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jun 1, 2010
Duration
2h 50m
Description

In this series of lessons, we'll focus on designing album artwork in Photoshop. We'll begin by learning about two popular packaging designs for CDs. After learning a little about our client, we'll begin designing the front cover of a CD insert in Photoshop. While working on the front cover, we'll learn how we can incorporate various other elements into our design, including a vector logo and textures. Next, we'll move on and begin to create the back cover of our insert, taking into account the lyrics that will appear on top of it. Finally, we'll move over to InDesign to create the layout of our insert. Here we'll learn about several features, including paragraph styles and character styles that will make the process of completing our design more efficient. Software required: Photoshop CS4, InDesign CS4.

About the author
About the author

Eddie is a content producer for Unity as well as a seasoned shading, texturing, lighting and rendering artist. He takes pride in helping creative professionals reach their learning goals.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
[Autogenerated] Hello and welcome to this series of lessons dedicated to designing album artwork presented by digital tutors and Adobe Authorized training partner. My name is Eddie, and I'll be walking you through the process of creating artwork for an album. Been designing a layout that incorporates this artwork. We'll get started by learning about two popular packaging designs for CDs. After learning a little about, our client will begin to design the front cover of a seedy insert in photo shop while working on the front cover will learn how we can incorporate various other elements into our design, including a vector logo and textures. Next, we'll move on and began to create the back cover of our insert. Taking into account the lyrics that are going to appear on top of it finally, will move over to InDesign to create the layout of our insert. Here will learn about several features, including paragraph styles and character styles that will make the process of completing art design more efficient After finishing this course. Not only will you have a better understanding of work flows involved in creating album artwork, but you'll also see a great example of how illustrator Photoshopped and in design can all be used together to create a Finnish design. So let's go ahead and get started with our next lesson.