Learn specific skills in the use of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign for the purpose of Graphic Design. Local designer Stephanie Fulke will take you through this introduction to Graphic Design, understand design process and generating ideas for graphic design outcomes. The course is taught using Adobe Creative Suite on Apple Mac computers. You will take part in tutor lead workshops helping you develop an understanding of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Throughout the course you will partake in three mini projects to apply your new knowledge and skills you have learnt. You will work in booklets to capture all your work and response to a creative brief, to generate ideas and gather feedback. The work booklets will be submitted to achieve a Level 1 Award in Graphic Design. You will be taken through graphic design process to help you produce branding concepts. The course will include time spent on tutor led workshops, these will include: - Developing skills in Photoshop - Developing skills in Illustrator - Developing skills in InDesign - Explore composition, colour, type, and imagery and how they communicate a message - Mind map words and images to develop a creative design concept for a client - Develop effective design ideas through creative thinking and problem solving There is no formal examination element to this course. You will be assessed via a portfolio of work produced throughout the course.
|Qualification name||Award in Graphic Design|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||30th January 2024|
There are no specific entry requirements, but ideally students should have a good understanding of computer software programs, specifically word and screen operations such as 'drag and drop', 'copying' and 'pasting'.