Mastering Presentation Design: Everything You Need to Build Better Slides | Lara Evens | Skillshare

Mastering Presentation Design: Everything You Need to Build Better Slides

Lara Evens, Graphic and Motion Designer

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16 Lessons (1h 17m)
    • 1. Class Trailer

    • 2. What you'll learn

    • 3. Story Shapes

    • 4. Common Mistakes

    • 5. Tips & Tricks

    • 6. Get to know your Audience

    • 7. Creating Outlines

    • 8. Laying the Groundwork

    • 9. 10 Design Principles

    • 10. Good Writing

    • 11. Sourcing Images and Graphics

    • 12. (Optional) Creating Mockups

    • 13. Designing Strong Layouts

    • 14. Customising Visuals

    • 15. Final Touches

    • 16. It's Easier Than It Looks!

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About This Class

In this class you’ll be learning how to style a presentation for success.  

Taking the time to customize decks to match an audience's style or to fit the mood of the project will set the best possible stage for your ideas or offer.  

You’ll learn step-by-step how to research visual styles, source free high-quality images and fonts, create strong layouts, customize slides to sell your ideas or project, and lots more!  

The skills I’ll be teaching in this class can be applied to any program you want to design your presentations in, whether it be Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Powerpoint, Keynote, or another program entirely. 

You don’t need to be a graphic designer to take this course and you don’t even need to be in a creative field, the skills I’ll be teaching can be applied to work in almost any industry and don’t require you to have any previous design experience. However if you are a designer or creative, this class is great for you to since I'll provide you concrete tips on presenting creative work and will push you to really flex your creative muscles in the class project!

No matter what level you’re at in design you’ll leave this class with a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of creating visuals for presentations that you can continue to apply to a variety of situations in your career.