Kickstart your Creativity: Introduction to Mood Boards

Nancy Herrmann, Creative Director and Packaging Designer

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14 Lessons (44m)
    • 1. Trailer

      2:02
    • 2. Project Assignment

      4:04
    • 3. Mood Board Basics

      1:42
    • 4. Uses & Benefits

      4:58
    • 5. Visual Language Tools

      2:58
    • 6. Layout & Flow

      4:14
    • 7. Scale & Focal Points

      2:07
    • 8. Color, Pattern & Texture

      1:37
    • 9. Type & Words

      2:14
    • 10. Collecting Inspiration

      6:28
    • 11. A Note About Credits

      4:34
    • 12. Ideation

      3:40
    • 13. Iteration & Critique

      2:19
    • 14. Thank You!

      0:43
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About This Class

The ability to create a compelling mood board is an incredibly useful skill, whether you’re a designer, photographer, dancer or writer. It will kickstart your creative thinking and help you sell your ideas to clients. Join creative director, Nancy Herrmann in this self-paced class as she guides you through her step-by-step process for transforming random ideas into a professional quality presentation.

For the project assignment, you’ll create your own mood board inspired by an art exhibit, favorite book or song. Inspired by Nancy’s 365-day Mini Mood Board series, this class includes lessons on format, layout, focal points, color, type, research, ideation and self-critique, as well as tips and tricks she’s learned over the years. It’s a perfect Skillshare course for creatives working in all fields. No prior experience is required, however you will need access to Adobe InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop to complete the assignment.