Graphic Design Training

Graphic design is the process of visual communication and problem-solving through the use of typography, photography, iconography and illustration

Price

Application Deadline

• June 7, 2020
• The course starts on June 8, 2020

Schedule

• Monday Wednesday and Friday from 09:00 – 12:00 • 9 hours per week* 3 times per week* in a total of 54 hours
Description

Graphic design is the process of visual communication and problem-solving through the use of typography, photography, iconography and illustration

Abstract

All around us there are different colors, printed materials of various sizes, and images constructed by pixels. These are all a result of the beautiful profession of graphic design, the art of combining digital forms, text, and symbols, to represent an idea on an advertising space.

Digital forms, as the main element of graphic design, are all created by pixels. Through pixels a graphic designer has the ability to convey an idea or emotion to a target audience. Another important tool for a designer is photography. The necessity for photos in graphic design cannot be ignored, which is why choosing the right photo with the right quality and content is essential for a more professional visual representation of a project.

 

In 54 hours you can gain the basic knowledge of graphic design and usage of its appropriate softwares: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

Who is the course for?

This course is perfect for individuals who want to enter the world of graphic design, despite their current field of work or study. Anyone can be a designer, as long as they have interest or passion for design. This course is also for people who have always wanted to be designers, but didn’t know how to start. After finishing this course, one can continue in more specific fields such as 3D design, animation, packaging, web design, etc.

Why attend this course?

By starting this course you are entering a new profession, where opportunities are endless, and the exposure, limitless. In fact, due to the exponential development of technology, it could be said that graphic design is one of the professions of the future. With only an idea, a pencil, and a laptop you can enter the competitive global market.

A study of two-dimensional (2-D) design with emphasis on the visual communication design process.  Topics include basic terminology and graphic design principles, introduction to the fundamentals of design that lead to the discovery and comprehension of the visual language.  Form, balance, structure, rhythm, and harmony are studied in black and white and in color.  Various media will be used. Foundation laid for advanced courses in design

What will be learned?

• Principles of Design

• Colors Theory

• Fonts

• Sketching

• Brainstorming and research

• Adobe Photoshop

• Adobe Illustrator

Projects included in this course

• Branding

• Packaging

• Web Design

Learning Methodology

• Theory

• Demonstration

• Practice

 

Classes are computer-based, with presentations given by a main projector, where I will do most of the explaining. Then there will be lots of discussions, and of course, a lot of hands-on work for the students.

Course goals

Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the elements of graphic design. Read, understand and communicate in the language of graphic design. Use technology such as Phototshop, Illustrator, and Internet Browsers. Students will learn to demonstrate positive work behavior. Students will learn to solve problems using critical thinking.

Course Pre-requisites

16 years of age or older

Certification / Completion

Minimum criteria:

 

1. Course attendance – 80%.

2. Final Project/Exam - 20%

Instructor
Abdullah Hasani | Instructor

Abdullah Hasani is Prishtina based Graphic Designer and founder of Honedon creative agency, with over 10 Years of experience in creative field. Abdullah has helped build brand identities and promotional material for local and international businesses as well as advertising campaigns and digital products for corporate companies. Abdullah has a wide creative background, he studied in Faculty of Visual Arts and has bachelor degree in Graphic Design.