What will you learn in this Advanced Graphic Design Course?
This digital Graphic Design Course from Art and the City includes the following components: design with Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. All the skills you need to get started as a DTP professional or graphic designer! It’s a very interactive course where you receive immediate feedback on your work. The teacher will explain the tools and once implemented, will check if you are using them correctly. Your designs and assignments are also discussed, not only concerning technique, but also composition and use of colour.
Your creativity is addressed and you are challenged – especially after you have learned the rules of the trade – to draw outside the lines. Basic knowledge of the InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator programs is needed to enrol in the advanced course. You must already know the interface and navigation per program, how to work with the basic tools, palettes & menus and what the differences are between different file formats. Hesitant about your level? Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll help you decide which course suits you best!
Topics per module & what will you design?
- Edit images or photos
- Working with layers
- Automate functions
- Make images free-standing
- Create a Facebook banner
- Digital illustration
- Design a logo
- Dealing with vector images
- Apply color gradient
- Transform objects
- Create 3D objects
- Creating patterns
- The rules of typography
- Working with text
- Use master pages
- Make invites, save the dates
- Poster design
- Design covers
- Make a magazine, flyer or book
- Create PDF for print or web
What do you need for the advanced graphic design course?
- Adobe software
- Own laptop (see guidelines), apple or windows
- Decent computer skills.
What level do I need to take this course?
This is a advanced course. Do you have a specific question and do you want to learn a combination of techniques and skills? Or polish up your overall design skills? Then a private course might be better. We will connect you with one of our experienced teachers.
What is the study load, how much time do I have to spend on homework?
For this intensive group course, it is advisable to reserve sufficient time in addition to the lessons to complete the exercises in the syllabus. Consider at least 2 hours a week. The more time you put in, the more you get out of the course.
Do I receive a certificate after concluding the graphic design course?
Afterwards you can request a certificate of participation. You can also get a DPT Graphic Design Diploma 01 after taking the exam.