Get a comprehensive introduction to Affinity Designer in our free course, Affinity Designer Quick Start.
Are you thinking of switching to Affinity Designer? If so, you're not alone. The app has taken the design world by storm in the last few years, and many designers are switching over from Adobe Illustrator or other software to start using Affinity Designer. Although it was originally launched for macOS, the software is now also available on Windows and on iOS for the iPad.
If you want to get a comprehensive introduction to Affinity Designer, check out our free course, Affinity Designer Quick Start.
In over two and a half hours of high-quality video instruction, Kezz Bracey will help you learn Affinity Designer from the ground up.
You'll start off by learning how to create simple curves, add and manipulate nodes, and use the Pen Tool and Corner Tool.
You'll move on to learn some tips and tricks for managing the Affinity Designer interface, like using split-screen view, the Layers panel, grids, and snapping.
Then you'll learn how to work with fills and strokes and how to use color palettes and gradients.
From there, you'll move on to learn more advanced features, like the pixel persona, typography, symbols, and artboards. There's a huge amount of information in this course for either complete beginners to Affinity Designer or those who already use the software and want to discover some useful new tricks.
By watching “Affinity Designer Quick Start”, you’ll have all the right shortcuts and tricks up your sleeve, be fully familiar with the app’s interface and tools, and be able to go from laying down curves all the way through to exporting a design.
So add this powerful vector software to your design arsenal, either by watching the video above or by clicking through to watch Affinity Designer Quick Start over on YouTube.
When you've done that, why not get check out the vector graphics available on Envato Elements? You can find some inspiration for your own designs, or download some useful vectors to use in future projects.