Graphic Design Tutorial: Web design, creative side

Web Design

In today’s tech-savvy world, more and more businesses and organizations are realizing that DIY websites or—gasp—no website at all just won’t cut it. And now that mobile Internet usage has officially overtaken desktop usage, the do-it-yourselfers are having a hard time designing websites that are smartphone compatible.

If you’ve got what it takes, Web design can make for a satisfying career. But the road isn’t easy: You’ll need to be able to market your skills effectively to stand out. A network as much as possible. You can start a blog, speak at local events, and learn from others in your field. You’ll also need to have the skills to complete complex projects and the personality to please demanding customers.

This video talks about some creative choices you can make in keeping with web-design best practices. In this video I referenced

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26 Comments

  1. BPO Outsourcing Remote says

    Photoshop is really genius, imagine you create a web layout by just designing the prototype of your ideal website. Thanks for the tips!

  2. Joshua Cavin says

    This is very helpful for layout. I recommend for users to go with an unboxed layout. Makes the website look more modern and for bigger screensizes, creates a much more fluid look. Great tutorial

  3. scarab13designs says

    Very informative and cool!

  4. websitemedia customercare says

    Shawn,

    what do you prefer to use ?  illustrator or photoshop ?

  5. Outsourcing Application Development says

    Thank you for explaining the concept and connection. 

  6. Priscila J says

    Very informative, thank you!

  7. iiAzOii says

    Shawn what is this thing called that you are using and is it free???

    1. iiAzOii says

      Thanks

    2. Abbas Syed says

      +Guild Master photoshop and no

  8. Dino Cicak says

    I think this is a very useful video, there are a lot of steps and research that needs to be done before even opening photoshop, not to say also dreamveawer and others… Thank you very much sir!

  9. Let's Build WordPress says

    Nice video!

  10. Parth Patel says

    Thanks man…find useful…

  11. Perth Website Designer says

    Much like fashion, web designing is also changing constantly . that is why we need to be always on the lookout on the modern best practices, experienced and functional. Great video Mr. Shawn!

  12. Ken Liew says

    Awesome. Thank you for sharing. Nice Video!

  13. Vihang Pimple says

    Thanks

  14. Jagdish Khakase says

    Thank you so much Shawn, I am going through your all tutorials. all are great. I also liked your style and voice while explaining it. I am waiting some more tutorial

  15. KodakPink Collection says

    What software do you use

    1. Shawn Barry, Creative says

      The Adobe CC suite. In this case, I was only doing the layout, not creating code.

  16. malcolmnomad says

    awesome vid bro i like the designs

    1. Shawn Barry, Creative says

      Thanks for watching.

  17. Pranay Kenkre says

    Very Informative. Thank you.

    1. Shawn Barry, Creative says

      You’re very welcome.

  18. Green TwoStay says

    Thanks for the info,I find modern symmetrical websites very disconnecting and unfriendly,sort of like a shop that doesn’t allow browsing or children entering ,I guess my “Eco’ themes on my websites desire a more informal experience,hence my reluctance to adopt them?’

    1. Shawn Barry, Creative says

      This is the challenge of all designers… break down the common place and find an alternative. Sounds like a good problem to solve.

  19. cherrybloss xo says

    guess ive been doing this since myspace days. thinking about pursuing it this fall. is photo editing included, and putting filters on videos

    1. Shawn Barry, Creative says

      Hey – not sure I understand your question. Also, pardon the very late reply.

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