May 22, 2019
Very useful course. Really puts you to practice. I learned a lot and feel encouraged to continue. Reviewing other peer's work was inspiring and gave me fresh ideas about what I could have done better.
Oct 09, 2017
I'm so happy i did this course. Gail, you're amazing and you made my imagination go wild with just your words. I can see you love your craft and that's very inspiring. Enjoyed this course all the way!
von Hector E•
Jul 14, 2016
Fun course but everything was already covered on the Fundamentals Of Graphic Design Course.
von Daria H•
Jun 20, 2016
This course is good, although it repeats a lot from the Fundamentals of Graphic Design.
von Jackie F•
Dec 11, 2017
General and basic overview of image-making techniques and strategies.
Aug 14, 2017
kinda too basic for me....but it would be a good course for beginners
von sayed k n•
Dec 18, 2018
good course but need a lil more resource. thank you
von Georgia K•
May 05, 2016
Very poor instructions and not enough theory.
von Vivian F•
Jan 12, 2018
von Ignacio R G•
Mar 22, 2018
It is a very basic course.
von Holly H•
Jun 01, 2018
Out of all the different ones in this specialisation, I felt like this one was the course that could have the most work done to it. I didn't feel like I learnt anything in this section, as yes you could be imaginative, however there was no real structural lessons apart from showing how to make your booklet at the end. Lessons about random placement and other overlapping didn't really give me any more depth of understanding compared to what I learnt in the last few courses in the Graphic Design specialisation.
Jun 13, 2016
Not up to the standard of the previous two courses. The material was already covered in the first course - Fundamentals of Graphic Design - and nothing new was brought to the table. Even the assignments were a re-hash of the ones from the first course. I realize the point of the lack of specific guidance was intended to encourage us to explore the "making" of multiple iterations of the images. I just would have liked to have more instruction or examples of the elements of composition hierarchy.
von Veena V•
May 09, 2016
I found the course videos quite dull and uninteresting. The topics covered could have been taught a lot better. I finished this course only because I wanted to get through the specialization course. I found that the course 'Fundamentals of Graphic Design' did an exponentially better job of explaining image making techniques and composition. The assignments in this course are reasonably good but the instruction videos can definitely benefit from some additional in-depth material.
von Lin Z•
Sep 11, 2017
The course is generally interesting as a purely visual exercise, but It's not very clear what are the learning points are. Even the final assignment is not very clear in its objective, and no samples are shown. (The final video shows the process of handcrafting a book, but doesn't even show us the final book!) Would recommend this only for people who have created artwork before, or at least have a keen desire to do so.
von Molly B•
Jul 08, 2018
I was excited about this class but I felt like it was a little lacking. There were not many videos so I felt like I was not able to learn a ton. I also felt the assignments just felt a little like busy work, basically just copying and pasting the same images. I would have like to have learned a little more detail about actually creating images through video and had a few different, more useful assignments.
von Yuliya S•
Oct 14, 2019
It's a very abstract course. Peer review is absolutely useless here. I made some images but I didn't learn something new or interesting. Teacher's information is very unclear and sketchy. Very strong contrast with the previous two courses from the specification in a bad way for this course.
von Patrick C•
Jun 26, 2018
The worst course of the Graphic Design Specialisation so far.Unclear instructions for each assignment and too much asked for so that the focus becomes on getting them done rather than producing pieces of quality.
von Leticia C R•
May 11, 2016
I understand it was a more practical course but still more information would have been great. Same assignments but more information would have been great. Other courses had more videos.
Dec 07, 2017
Almost nothing is taught! :/ Assignments are boring and uninspired. Everything is really abstract and more guidance is needed.
von Arshla J•
Sep 24, 2016
Quite a repetition of Fundamentals of Graphics Design, the first course in the specilization.
von Jeannie N•
Aug 31, 2016
As an educator myself, I found this class to be rather pathetic in its structure and the assignments. These are topics and activities that I was doing as a student in middle school and junior high (both public schools mind you, not arts centered charters). Charging people for a certificate in this "class" is tantamount to what diploma mills do as the course requirements are not up to even senior high school level coursework. Truly, Coursera, what happened to your open education offering real education?
Jun 20, 2016
I was quite disappointed with this class. The videos and instructions are very short and the information is lacking. When reviewing other classmates material it was quite clear that people were confused with the assignments because I saw such a huge range of submissions that were very different from each other.
I found the material to be very similar to the first course in this specialization; both asked very similar things but this class didn't add much to the process.
von Britt B C•
Jun 11, 2017
I felt like this course was a super waste of my time and if anything should have been an intro class. There wasn't much that came out of it. If you have ever taken an intro to art class it's essentially the same thing. I feel like there should have been more to gain from the class than just making projects
von Lili C•
Apr 13, 2016
I thought this course would be more fun and interesting but I find it VERY repetitive with the Fundamentals of Graphic Design. If you buy the package it kind of seems like I wasted $79 dollars on a repetitive and monotone professor and course. I would not recommend this course within the specialization.
von Aaron M•
Dec 25, 2019
Instructions were very unclear and were interpreted differently by each student. Instructor was very dull compared to the other instructors. Because each student interpreted the instructions differently, grades were all over the place and it was very hard to understand what we were supposed to do.
von Miloslav V•
Aug 29, 2019
Lectures are just weird. I managed to get 91% when accidentally submitting week 1 work to week 2 assignment. Course is too artsy and so full of questionable hipster quirks.
von Gaetano S•
Apr 29, 2016
I personally did not find it constructive enough to spend money on.
It is way too general and basic. I expected something more articulated and not so elementary