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    Graphic Design Training

    This Graphic Design Training encompasses the most popular pieces of Adobe Creative Cloud including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat. It is held onsite UK wide including the Midlands, Nottingham, Leicester, Liverpool, Lincoln, Oxford and all major cities and counties. These Graphic Design Courses are perfect for both 121 sessions and closed company groups and are ideal for companies looking to trim costs by bringing their design in-house. Unless otherwise requested all the Adobe Courses are run at introductory level but according to individual ability these can always be mixed and matched with other level Adobe Courses.


    You are more than welcome to get in touch for an informal chat about your Graphic Design Training needs and the direction you would like to take with any of your Adobe Training. On this Graphic Design Course you will learn the main elements of each piece of software and how by working with them together you can create, design and publish your own publications for print or digital. It also covers the elements needed for graphic design including working with colour, type, putting together digital mood boards.



    Graphic Design Course Info & Pricing

    The training is run over 5 days and breaks down to two days Photoshop Training, two days InDesign Training followed by a one day Illustrator Course. As with all the training this has a very fluid approach and can be customised to suit individual need.


    • Standard rate for one person is £1,275 all inc for one week
    • Second & Subsequent person £200.00 all inc for one week



    2 people trained for £1,475 all inclusive per week

    4 people trained for £1,800 all inclusive per week

    6 people trained for £2,200 all inclusive per week


    *Please get in touch to discuss pricing for larger company group bookings*



    Photoshop & Graphic Design Training

    On the Photoshop Training you will learn how to work with photographs and work with tools and techniques to give your photographs that extra pop. Once you have learned how Photoshop works you will then refine techniques such as selections, layers and colour to produce professional graphics for both print and digital output. This is a course ideal for anyone totally new to the software or looking to build on their current skills. As part of the Graphic Design Course these graphics are then included into the InDesign training as part of the design process.


    Full Photoshop Training Content can be viewed from the menu at the side:
    • Work with Photoshop Tools, Panels & Interface
    • Understand Layers and None-Destructive workflows
    • Create, edit and use accurate colour
    • Swatches & Gradients
    • Smart Objects & Smart Filters
    • Select & Mask /Select & Masks Properties Panel
    • Make precise selections, add to and remove from selections
    • Prepare images for both print and web output


    InDesign & Graphic Design Training

    The InDesign course teaches you how to create and layout documents using grids, work with paragraph styles for consistent text. Working with the images created in the Photoshop part of the Graphic Design Course you will learn how to create beautiful text wraps using both clipping paths and the text wrap panel. Again as part of the Graphic Design Training you will work with colour and typography to create highly communicative, branded and attractive professional documents.


    Full InDesign Training Content can be viewed from the menu at the side:


    • Edit & Update existing documents
    • Create New Documents (including bleed, slug, margins & columns)
    • Colour, Swatches & Gradient Panels
    • Colour Sampling Tools & Matching Colour
    • Use Grids for precise layouts
    • Character & Paragraph Styles
    • Pages & Master Pages
    • Bullets & Numbering
    • Create, Design & Publish effective and communicative layouts and spreads
    • Publish to various outputs including InDesign, PDF
    • Export to ePubs, JPEG 


    Illustrator & Graphic Design Training

    Adobe Illustrator training part of the course shows you how to work with vector graphics to produce vibrant colourful artwork for both digital media, print and the web. On the Illustrator course you will learn how to use type to produce individual logo design, create vector based social media icons, work with charts and create basic infographics.


    Full Illustrator Training Content can be viewed from the menu at the side to:


    • Work with Illustrator Tools, Panels & Interface
    • Understand and use selection tools in Illustrator
    • Create, edit and manipulate geometric shapes
    • Drawing tools, pen, anchor points, pathfinder
    • Use Illustrator’s layout tools including Grids, Guides, Smart Guides
    • Illustrator Type Tools /Create Logos
    • Working with Images
    • Exporting /Printing to Print & Web



    Onsite Graphic Design Courses, benefits of:

    An onsite design training course for large team roll outs, 121 sessions, company groups /workshops. There are a number of benefits to onsite training but the main ones are:  


    • The training is focused entirely on your and your company requirements

    • No traveling involved for you or your team saving travel & expenses

    • Cheaper than traditional training

    • The approach is focused specifically on you and your specific needs this is not a generic one size fits all course. 

    • Prior to the training you chat with me about your aims, content preferences and levels of delegate /s knowledge

    • InDesign course is tailored to suit you or your team

    • Flexible dates & times to suit you


    Laptop Hire

    Short of a laptop or 6 for the training?  If so, then I can supply up to 6 laptops and projector and take care of all aspects of your Graphic Design Training Course please don’t hesitate to get in touch for an informal chat about your needs.


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    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

    (This is per course not per person)

    • Standard rate for one person is £1,275 all inc for one week
    • Second & Subsequent person £200.00 all inc for one week



    2 people trained for £1,475 all inclusive per week

    4 people trained for £1,800 all inclusive per week

    6 people trained for £2,200 all inclusive per week


    Please get in touch to discuss pricing for large company group bookings



    This graphic design course runs onsite in the Midlands, Leicester, Nottingham, Sheffield, Coventry, Lincoln, Cambridge, Oxford, Northampton, Kettering,North East and North West Manchester, Birmingham, Derby,Coventry, Halifax.

    Training suites can be organised in locations close to you.

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