Figma basics: Interface, frames, components, text/color style, exporting, and sharing.
This course runs on Coursera's hands-on project platform called Rhyme. On Rhyme, you do projects in a hands-on manner in your browser. You will get instant access to pre-configured cloud desktops containing all of the software and data you need for the project. Everything is already set up directly in your Internet browser so you can just focus on learning. For this project, you’ll get instant access to a cloud desktop with Figma pre-installed. Prerequisites: In order to be successful in this project, you should be familiar with how to use basic commands on a mac or a PC. Notes: - You will be able to access the cloud desktop 5 times. However, you will be able to access instructions videos as many times as you want. - This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.
Interface: Become familiar with the Figma interface, by the end of the task, you will be able to navigate and explore the interface efficiently, and create your first file.
Frames: By the end of this task, you will be able to create your own frames in 3 different ways.
Basic Components: By the end of this task, you will be able to create basic master components.
Building Text & Color Styles: By the end of this task, you will be able to create text and color styles in your files.
Building a page: By the end of this task, you will be able to build a page using the components and styles you created on the frame that you built.
Smart Selection: By the end of this task, you will be able to use Figmas smart tools to help organize page elements.
Exporting: By the end of this task, you will be able to export a file in multiple ways.
Sharing & Commenting: By the end of this task, you will be able to share files with anyone including yourself!
What will I get if I purchase a guided project?
By purchasing a guided project, you'll get everything you need to complete the guided project including access to a cloud desktop workspace through your web browser that contains the files and software you need to get started, plus step-by-step video instruction from a subject matter expert.
Are guided projects available on desktop and mobile?
Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, guided projects are not available on your mobile device.
Who are the instructors for guided projects?
Guided project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.
Can I download the work from my guided project after I complete it?
You can download and keep any of your created files from the guided project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.
Financial aid is not available for guided projects.
Can I audit a guided project and watch the video portion for free?
Auditing is not available for guided projects.
How much experience do I need to do this guided project?
At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this guided project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of guided project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.
Can I complete this guided project right through my web browser, instead of installing special software?
Yes, everything you need to complete your guided project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.
What is the learning experience like with guided projects?
You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.