Graphic Design Training

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

Price

Application Deadline

March 1, 2024

Schedule

Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 – 14:00
Course Duration

54 hours 

March 2, 2024 - April 14, 2024

Abstract

A graphic designer is someone with super powers and this is not an exaggeration. Graphic Designers can create visual concepts for anything and as such, can get employed in a myriad of companies and industries or to work on their own as a freelancers who can do their job from the comfort of their home or anywhere. In the digital era that we are living, graphic design has been an essential skill for individuals but a mandatory job for almost all businesses. When you mix hard work, having fun with it, being consistent, and the know-how of using the right tools you will be a very serious candidate for a job that a lot of companies are struggling to find. Join us so that we learn the basics of Graphic Design and let me share my 10+ years experience while i treat the course with as much fun as possible. Creating should be enjoyable and that is exactly what i do with my daily work. I am going to bring that to the class room.  

Principles of Design

• Introduction to design principles

• Understanding balance, alignment, contrast, repetition, and hierarchy

• Case studies and real-world applications

 

Color Theory

• Basics of color theory: color wheel, color harmony, and the psychology of colors

• Practical exercises in selecting color schemes for different design projects

 

Fonts and Typography

• Introduction to typography: understanding typefaces, fonts, and readability

• Practical exercises in font selection and typography design for various media

 

Brainstorming and Research

• Techniques for effective brainstorming and creative thinking

• Conducting research for design inspiration and project preparation

 

Adobe Illustrator

• Introduction to Illustrator and vector graphics

• Hands-on training: creating logos, icons, and illustrations

 

Adobe Photoshop

• Introduction to Photoshop and raster graphics

• Hands-on training: photo editing, compositing, and preparing images for web and print

 

Branding

• Fundamentals of branding and identity

• Building a brand strategy and visual identity

 

Packaging

• Principles of packaging design

• Practical packaging design projects

 

Theory

• In-depth discussions on design theories

• Analyzing historical and contemporary design trends

 

Demonstration

• Live demonstrations of design techniques and tools

• Analyzing and critiquing design work

 

Practice

• Structured practical sessions for students to apply learned skills

• Projects covering various aspects of design

 

Mock Interview

*Preparing students for work interviews and Portfolio Creation

• Tips and strategies for successful design interviews

• Portfolio creation guidance and critique

 

Who is the course for?

Anyone who has sparks of passion towards designing things with meaning. People who understand the importance of graphic design in the digital world. Those who have the patience to learn the basics and have the courage to continue their path onwards.

Why take part in this course?

Minimum criteria:

1. Course attendance – 80%.

2. Final Project/Exam - 20%

 

Instructor
Erris Veliu | Instructor

Erris is a designer with experience in a variety of complex projects covering branding, visuals, campaigns, and web development. Proficient in UI, UX, graphic design, and motion graphics, including 3D animations. Erris also develops websites on popular platforms like WordPress, Webflow, Shopify, and More.

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