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By Chris Barin, Adobe Certified Instructor & Expert

Figma for Web Design UI & UX: The Essentials

Language: English
All Levels

Course description

This course will teach you essentials of Figma, one of the best design programs for web and app design projects. Here are some of the things that you'll learn: How to quickly get started with Figma How Figma compares to other design programs like Adobe XD, Sketch or even Photoshop Design principles that can be applied on any project The course is beginner friendly - we'll take it step by step and learn through fun exercises! How to edit icons correctly and how professionals move around in Figma The best way to work with colors Create a beautiful collage in Figma Design a mini website in Figma Work with effects & text layers like a pro

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Course overview - 28

  • Introduction

  • Download all the resources

  • What is Figma and is it better than other design programs?

  • The welcome screen in Figma

  • Getting started with Figma

  • Best ways to move around in Figma

  • Exercise: how to move elements around

  • Solving the exercise and a few pro tips

  • Discover Figma’s interface & why professionals use it

  • Create your first mini website

  • Editing icons: colors & size

  • Here's why so many beginners give up

  • The biggest difference in Figma versus other programs

  • Here’s how you create buttons in Figma

  • The basics of working with color

  • How to work with color like a pro

  • How to add images: frames vs rectangles

  • Create a gallery/collage in Figma

  • How to mask in Figma

  • Here are the 3 types of text in Figma

  • Discover the properties of text layers

  • How to work with text like a pro

  • Effects in Figma: blur, shadows & more

  • Everything you need to know about grids

  • An overview of components

  • Drafts & Projects in Figma

  • Here’s makes you a good web designer

  • What's next?

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Meet your instructor

Chris Barin
Chris BarinAdobe Certified Instructor & Expert
Chris Barin is a professional web and app designer with nearly 10 years of Photoshop experience. He's also an Adobe Certified Instructor and Certified Photoshop Expert. By being self-taught, he managed to gain the trust of over 250.000 students from all over the world through his Photoshop courses. A staple of his materials is a hand-on, down-to-Earth approach that focuses on getting maximum results with minimal effort. Chris started out as a freelance web designer and built a loyal client base, earning over $50,000 by designing sites part time. Today, he runs his own Android design studio, 20+ strong, creating fantastic looking apps for clients; his apps have over 100 million downloads to date. Passionate about teaching, Chris teaches because he has been disappointed in the quality of training materials available for people who want to learn design. In his courses, he holds nothing back; he documents and shares his entire experience on how he managed to stand out from the competition and do the work that he loves full-time.     Chris’s courses are some of the highest rated ones in the design category, as well as some of the bestselling ones on the entire platform. Students rave about his fast response time, clear explanations, and overall teaching style. Feel free to send him a message if you have any questions or suggestions for how he can create a better learning experience for you.