A continuation course for those who have learnt Photoshop and Indesign, now have competence in those applications and are now ready to apply those skills to learning the basics of graphic design.
An introduction to graphic design.
Do you know how to use Indesign and Photoshop but want to take your skills to the next level and expand your creativity? Come and learn from a professional graphic designer and get the inspiration you need for your next project. While working on your own project you will learn about the basic design principles including, colour theory and the basics of typography.
Who should attend: Students who have completed Beginners Indesign and Photoshop and wish to extend their skills. This course does not teach Photoshop or Indesign.
This course will be taught in our school PC suite,
As each lesson builds upon knowledge and skills gained in the previous session, the tutor advises it is too difficult to catch up if you miss more than one class, so please only enrol at a time when you are confident you can attend all four classes.
Expected course outcomes:
Understanding of the 5 basic graphic design principals; balance, contrast, hierarchy, repetition and order. Understanding of the fundamentals of different typefaces and typeface anatomy. Understanding of colour behaviour and its application. Using the understanding to create own individual project. Setting individual project up for print.
Competence with Adobe Powerpoint AND Adobe Indesign.