Free Courses to Improve Your Design Skills

Imagine how good it would feel if you could add another graphic design skill to your resume. Then imagine if you could do this by taking an online class for just a few weeks (or even hours). Well, we’ve compiled a list of these classes for you. And the best part? They’re all free.

Here’s our list of design courses you can start signing up for today.

  1. Beginners Adobe Photoshop, Adobe KnowHow – LINK

This tutorial for beginners uses easy-to-follow, practical examples to teach you the basics of Adobe Photoshop. You’ll be shown how to set up your work environment and how to use the program’s various editing functions.

Level: Beginner

Duration: 14 Hours / 26 Lessons

  1. Learn Adobe Illustrator From Scratch, Udemy – LINK

This course is for anyone who wants to create amazing graphics. You’ll first learn basic Illustrator techniques, and then move on to more advanced subjects including types and panels, colors and patterns, and perspective and automation. $10.

Level: All Levels

Duration: 11 Hours / 41 Lessons

  1. Adobe Photoshop – LINK

This course teaches you how to create high-quality layouts by using the powerful tools and techniques available in Photoshop. You’ll learn to work with graphics and tables, add color and effects, and even make an interactive layout.

Level: Beginner

Duration: 5 Hours 38 minutes

  1. Introduction to Graphic Design, Udemy – LINK

Ever wonder why a certain logo is appealing or what makes a poster stand out? This course will teach you the theory behind creating attention-grabbing visuals and the basic principles and elements of design.

Level: Beginner

Duration: 1 Hour / 12 Lessons

  1. Adobe Photoshop CS6 Essential Tools, ALISON – LINK

Learn to manipulate images and retouch photographs. This class will guide you through the Photoshop user interface and help you acquire basic photograph editing and enhancing techniques.

Level: Beginner

Duration: 2 Hours / 8 Lessons