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Graphics Design

Learn to be a Professional

Graphic Designer

About The Course

 

The graphic design course exposes students to the fundamental skills required to make sophisticated graphic design: process, historical context, and communication through image-making and typography. You will learn the creative process of visual communication that combines images, words, ideas to convey information to an audience.

In this course, you will learn the core concepts (visual arts, page layouts, etc), typography, colour theory, planning projects. You will learn to balance colours, words, icons, and perspectives to create aesthetically pleasing and eye-catching images or promotional publications. At our training center, you will learn how to be creative and create outstanding designs.

 

INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • Introduction & Welcome to the Course!
  • Get Up and Running With Adobe Creative Cloud

BASICS OF ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

  • Introduction to the Project
  • Working With Text: Type Tools, Adobe Type kit, and Creating Outlines
  • Working with Shapes, Color & Graphics
  • Artboards and Creating Additional Designs
  • Exporting Your Files

LEARNING PHOTOSHOP (CREATING A POSTER)

  • Poster Introduction and file setup (revised)
  • Gathering Assets
  • Refining Selections Update: The New Photoshop 2015.5 Selection and Masking Space
  • Refining Selections
  • IWorking With Text

 

CREATING A LOGO

  • Introduction to This Section
  • Research and Gathering Ideas
  • Creating a Mood board
  • Bring in Your Text and Picking Fonts
  • Basic Tool Overview
  • Creating Your First Looks
  • Refining Ideas
  • Designing Your Presentation For Your Clients
  • Exporting and Sending Comps to Clients
  • Finalize Your Logo, Part 1: Refining Color and Creating a “Details” Page
  • Finalize Your Logo, Part 2: Artboard Setup for Quick Export and File Management
  • Finalize Your Logo, Part 3: Batch Export Files and Professional Client Delivery

LEARNING PHOTOSHOP (CREATING A COMPOSITE IMAGE)

  • Introduction to Photoshop Compositing
  • Getting assets for your first composite image
  • Compositing Continued & Color Levels
  • Refining Selections
  • Pushing Your Design Further
  • One More Idea & Exporting Your Image

CREATING A MAGAZINE AD

  • Project Introduction
  • Setting Up the File
  • Gathering Assets and How to Scrape Photos
  • Getting Things in Place
  • Design Continued…
  • Further Refinement, Adding Photos, and Masking with Shapes
  • Export the Final Ad for Press & Reviewing Design Decisions
  • How to Package Editable Photoshop Files to Share With Someone Else

CREATING CUSTOM BUSINESS CARDS

  • Project Introduction & File Setup
  • Business Card Design
  • Exporting Final Files and Custom Finishes


Start Date: 26th October, 2019

Venue: Shop24 Arcade Plaza, Olukanmi B/stop, Isuti Road, Egan, Igando, Lagos

Price: ₦60,000
Early Registration:
₦50,000

Learning Pace & Time:

6 Weeks (Saturdays) OR  6 weeks (Mondays & Wednesdays)

Required Tools

A Working Laptop (Windows or Mac Installed)

*Early Registration Ends 30th September 2019*