Intro to Graphic Designing

Who should attend?

 

This course is aimed at complete beginners of the graphic design world.

 

At a Glance

 

This course is designed to enable the student to design graphics for print and graphics for web using industry standard tools.

 

Course Level: Beginner

Time frame/Duration: 16 Hours

Prerequisites: None

Topics:

 

Chapter 1:Navigating the Workspace

Chapter 2: Working with Documents

Chapter 3: Image Modes & Color Selection

Chapter 4: Selections and Masks

Chapter 5: Layers and Blend Modes

Chapter 6: Adding and Working with Type

Chapter 7: Painting Tools

Chapter 8: Retouching Tools

 

 

Learning outcomes:

•    To introduce the student to the field of graphic design, the realities of design practice and the procedures of the beginner.
•    To develop systems of creative thinking that will aid in solving visual problems.
•    To explore how problems are resolved in graphic design and how ideas are generated.
•    To understand and define successful graphic design.
•    Acquire basic graphic design software skills
•    Discuss and understand some basic visual communication theories related to graphic design
•    Participate in and understand how to critique of visual form
•    Develop basic hand skills related to graphic design presentation and print prototyping
 

Creative Photo Imaging Production with Photoshop

Who should attend?

 

This course is aimed at complete beginners of the graphic design world.

 

At a Glance

 

This course is designed to enable the student to design graphics for print and graphics for web using industry standard tools.

 What will you learn?

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Course Level: Beginner

Time frame/Duration: 30 Hours

Prerequisites: None

Topics:

 

Topic 1:     Basics of Photoshop
Topic 2:     Getting To Know the Work Area
Topic 3:     Navigating a Document
Topic 4:     Working with Selections
Topic 5:     Mastering Selections
Topic 6:     Refined Selections
Topic 7:     Photo Touch Ups
Topic 8:     Painting and Design
Topic 9:     Vector Tools
Topic 10:     Text   
Topic 11:     Vectors and Type
Topic 12:     The Layers Panel   
Topic 13:     Working with Masks
Topic 14:     Saving Your Work   
Topic 15:     General Image Techniques
Topic 16:     Enhancing an Image
Topic 17:     Advanced Image Techniques   
Topic 18:     Filters
Topic 19:     Layer Composition
Topic 20:     Automation
Topic 21:     Outputting

Learning outcomes:

•    To introduce the student to the field of graphic design, the realities of design practice and the procedures of the beginner.
•    To develop systems of creative thinking that will aid in solving visual problems.
•    To explore how problems are resolved in graphic design and how ideas are generated.
•    To understand and define successful graphic design.
•    Acquire basic graphic design software skills
•    Discuss and understand some basic visual communication theories related to graphic design
•    Participate in and understand how to critique of visual form
•    Develop basic hand skills related to graphic design presentation and print prototyping
 

Creative Vector Graphics Designer with Illustrator

Who should attend?

 

This course is aimed at students who want to extend their knowledge in the graphic design world.

 

At a Glance

 

This course is designed to enable the student to create of visual images for a variety of context.

 

What you will learn?

Course Level: Intermediate

Time frame/Duration: 30 Hours

Prerequisites: Creative Photo Imaging Production

Topics:

 

Topic 1:      Vector vs. Bitmap Graphics

Topic 2:      Creating a First Document

Topic 3:      Illustrator Workspace

Topic 4:      Creating Geometric Objects

Topic 5:      Pathfinder

Topic 6:      Staying On-Target with Guides

Topic 7:      Moving, Aligning and Distributing

Topic 8:      Documents and Pasteboards

Topic 9:      Adding Type to Artwork

Topic 10:     Stacking Order

Topic 11:     Transformations

Topic 12:     The Pen Tool

Topic 13:     Mastery of the Pen Tool

Topic 14:     Working With Color

Topic 15:     Strokes and Outlines

Topic 16:     Appearance Panel in Depth

Topic 17:     Graphic Styles

Topic 18:     Transparency Panel

Topic 19:     Symbols

Topic 20:     Shape Builder Tool

Topic 21:     Drawing and Painting with Brushes

Topic 22:     Perspective Drawing

Topic 23:     Creating Blends  

Topic 24:     Gradient Mesh and Envelopes

Topic 25:     Overview of Effects

Topic 26:     Layers Panel

Topic 27:     Working In 3-D

Topic 28:     Distortion

Topic 29:     Automated Techniques

Topic 30:     Working With Raster Images

Topic 31:     Advanced Object Manipulation

Topic 32:     Advanced Text Techniques

Topic 33:     Working With Effects

Topic 34:     Advanced Path Techniques

Topic 35:     Advanced Color Techniques

Topic 36:     Output and Print

 

Learning outcomes:

•    Design Logos
•    Layout Designing
•    Design Newspaper and Magazines Ads
•    Creation of CD covers and packaging
•    Product stickers and labels
•    Draw basic shapes using the shape tools
•    Apply a range of Illustrator effects