A lifetime of design knowledge at your fingertips!

  • Lifetime Access

    Students who order our course are students for life! We continuously update our course.

  • Design Resources

    Our students get access to exclusive design resources all included! You will get instant access to mockups, textures, discounts and more.

  • Community Access

    All students who enroll will gain access to the MDA community via Discord! Here you can chat with other students, share your work, download resources + more.


  • Advanced Compositing

    Learn to composite images using layer masks, blend modes, adjustment layers and more!

  • Texturing +

    Learn to make your own texture brushes, utilize blend modes, displacement maps and more.

  • Advanced Processing

    Learn advanced processing methods such as halftones, bitmapping, filter gallery and much more.

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome To The Academy

    2. Community + Keys To Success

    3. T-Shirt Mockups

    1. Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

    2. Document Setup + Customizing Workspace

    3. Menu Systems

    4. Essential Tools (Pen Tool, Eraser, Shapes, Type + More)

    5. Essential Tools Part 2 + Layer Styles, Layer Masks & Clipping Masks

    6. Raster Vs Smart Object Layers

    7. Section 1 Quiz

    1. Grid Systems

    2. Visual Hierarchy

    3. Visual Hierarchy (PDF Download)

    1. Finding & Installing Fonts + Licenses

    2. Customizing Type Using Layer Styles + Warps

    3. Font Download

    1. Design A Badge (Using Type On A Path + Layer Styles)

    2. Create A Design Using Vector Graphics

    1. Texture Using Custom Brushes

    2. Texturing Using Images & Blend Modes

    3. Texturing Using Displacement Maps

    4. Texturing With the Vintage Plastisol Brushset With Zac Shiffer

    5. Jpg Texture Downloads

About this course

  • $350.00
  • 33 lessons
  • Hours Of On-Demand Video Lessons
  • Life-Time Access To Current & New Lessons
  • Community Access

Pricing options

We offer convenient payment options!

Meet Your Instructors

Over 10+ years of design experience under his belt, Charley Pangus took his design skills to Youtube where he amassed over 250,000 subscribers teaching merch design. Some of his most noteworthy clients include: Thy Art Is Murder, FullSend, Bella+Canvas, Apliiq, Gelato, Printify, Printful, Squarespace, Wix, Shein, Oceans Ate Alaska, Our Last Night, Wage War, War Of Ages, Braison Cyrus, Trace Cyrus and more.

Charley Pangus


Meet Your Instructors

Zac Shiffer is a distinguished, award-winning Art Director, Designer, and Artist who leverages his BFA in Graphic Design from The University of the Arts (PHL) and over 18 years of experience in the industry, he has excelled in both agency settings and as the founder of his own successful practice. His vision extends beyond the digital realm, where his visual art has been featured in galleries across the US and sought after by private collectors globally. He has worked with an array of notable clients, including Shrine of Malice, Vale of Pnath, Marilyn Manson, Ritual Aesthetic, Harley-Davidson, Kia, and Paul Booth's Last Rites Gallery. Zac's expertise in typography has been recognized by Print Magazine, as he was recently featured in their 2023 PRINT Typography Report: Why Type Empathy Matters.

Zac Shiffer



  • What if i'm a complete beginner?

    We designed this course to work with all skill levels. Even if you have never touched photoshop or illustrator your entire life, you can still dive into this course and learn!

  • Is this course world-wide?

    Anyone can take this course, no matter their location.

  • What are the requirements to take this course?

    All you will need is determination and Photoshop to follow along.

  • Will the price of the course increase?

    If you pre-order now, you will be locked in and have life-time access to the course without spending a penny more. Please note: after the course launches this April, the price will go up, so make sure you lock in your spot now.