• Graphic Design Course

    What is graphic design about? Computers or graphic design? The answer lies squarely with design, the shape, form, texture and colour that comprise document layouts. The graphic design courses focuses on ideas, visualisation, and implementing type, design and colour theory to effectively create the design project. Which is where the computer side comes into play. Including elements from our Indesign and Photoshop courses we put together visually professional looking documents.

     

    Graphic Design Course
    Even for those with limited or no experience of either Adobe InDesign or Adobe Photoshop by the end of the design course you will be putting together a variety of spreads including flyers & brochures plus a project* of your own design.

    Graphic Design Course - Overviews

    Part 1: Concepts

    • What is Graphic Design?
    • What is a Graphic Designer?
    • Brainstorming
    • Mind Mapping
    • Concept Generation
    • Thinking Like a Visual Communicator
    • Research Methods
    • Visual Representation

     

    Part 2: Composition

    • Designing for the User
    • Audience Perception
    • Visual Perception
    • Gestalt Theory
    • Navigation
    • Hierarchy
    • Golden Sector

    Part 4: Critique

    • Concept Evaluation
    • Layout Evaluation
    • Why it Works, Why it Doesn’t

     

    Part 3: Components

    • Typography Basics
    • Grids
    • Hierarchy
    • Colour Theory
    • Composition
    • Layout Components
    • Image Evaluation
    • Positive / Negative Space

    Part 5: Colour

    • Colour wheels
    • Association of colour
    • Spot colour
    • Harmonising colour

     

    Part 6: Computers

    • Use of InDesign in graphic design
    • Use of Photoshop in graphic design
    • Use of Illustrator in graphic design
    • Combining Adobe Creative Suite
    • Output to epubs format
    Pricing

    (This is per course not per person)

    • Standard rate for one person is £300.00 ALL INC PER DAY
    • A second and subsequent person £50.00 ALL INC PER DAY

     

    We are Midlands based so depending on your location in the UK travel expenses may be incurred.  The above price includes 6 months post course support. We like to build rapport with our clients so any post course support would held direct with the trainer who delivered the course/s. It also includes any and all course materials plus access to our online training tips, tricks & tutorials.

     

    Locations

    Our graphic design course runs onsite across the UK, Midlands, Cambridge, Oxford, Northampton, Kettering,North East and North West Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Derby, Leicester, Coventry, Halifax, Nottingham. We can, of course, organise training suites in locations to suit your company requirements.

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