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Hossam Khalifa
Hossam Khalifa
17,200 Points

Design for developers

I am learning in the Front-end Web development track. But I can not mange to make my websites look good. And in real life I can not draw. And in the courses in treehouse there is a lot of drawing. How can I learn design without ,being able to draw? and how can I make my website look good ? How can I choose my colors?? etc.

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James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

There are a lot of skills that go into "Graphic Design" that don't include drawing. Drawing is a skill that let's you work with other graphic design skills.

I'd recommend you check out:

If you have Photoshop or similar design software a good way of learning website design is to recreate other professional sites out there. Really try and think about what they are doing and how they are doing it as you're recreating. Such as why a certain colour here but a contrasting colour here? Eventually you will get a knack for what is good design and apply it to your own. Here is an excellent video that goes into more detail.