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 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.
Dec 07, 2017
Almost nothing is taught! :/ Assignments are boring and uninspired. Everything is really abstract and more guidance is needed.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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 allaa s•
May 10, 2018
I Didn't find it helpful actually
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?
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 Broderick S•
Aug 15, 2016
A weaker version of "Fundamentals of Graphic Design" with way too much overlap. It should not be included in the Specialization.
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 Daniel B A•
Nov 19, 2017
mostly abstractions and not many objective guidance
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
von Dave L•
Aug 31, 2016
The weakest of the series so far. Overlap with some of the other courses. Too much art therapy.
May 05, 2016
Nothing interesting. Common information about nothing. Sorry
von Giorgos A•
Jun 01, 2019
complete waste of time, I didn't learn anything valuable
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.