What will you learn in this Graphic design course?
This Course DTP graphic design and design from Art and the City includes the following components: graphic design with Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. All the skills you need to get started as a DTP professional or graphic designer! This is a very interactive course where you always receive feedback on your work. The teacher will look with you: you can see immediately if you are doing something right. Your designs and assignments are also discussed. You also learn from your fellow students. You will also be inspired and receive useful tips from real designers. Creativity is hot
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 Adobe Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator programs. You get to know the Interface and navigation per program. Working with the tools, palettes & menus and what the differences are between different file formats.
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 graphic design course?
Adobe software Own laptop (see guidelines), apple or windows GOOD Computer skills, think of this; copy & paste ’and‘ click and drag ’.
What level do I need to take this course?
This is a basic course. Do you have a specific question and do you want to learn a combination of techniques and skills? Or for example polish your overall design skills? Then you can consider taking a private course. 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.