Graphic Design Syllabus
Section:1 Graphic Design theory
Section:2 Considering a career in Graphic Design
Section:3 Becoming a Graphic Designer
Section:4 Graphic Design & beyond
Graphic Design theory
Line visual element.
Color visual element.
Shape visual element.
Texture visual element.
Space visual element.
Shape visual element.
Form visual element.
Typography visual element.
Contrast design principle.
Hierarchy design principle.
Alignment design principle.
Balance design principle.
Proximity design principle.
Repetition design principle.
Simplicity design principle.
Function design principle.
Considering a career in Graphic Design
Why do Graphic Design?/ Pro’s & Con’s
Should I do Graphic Design?
Practical skills to be a Graphic Designer.
Psychological skills to be a Graphic Designer?
Talent to be a Graphic Designer?
‘Learn & Research’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer.
‘Collect’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer.
‘Be inspired’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer.
‘Practice’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer.
‘Seek Education’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer.
Books to read as a Graphic Designer?
Education to be a Graphic Designer.
Do I need to go to University or Art College to be a Graphic Designer?
Qualifications to be a Graphic Designer.
Becoming a Graphic Designer
Equipment to be a Graphic Designer?
What programs do I need to be a Graphic Designer?
The Graphic Design portfolio.
Print or digital Graphic Design portfolio.
The Graphic Design CV.
Career change to be a Graphic Designer?
‘Apply your skills’ How do I begin as a Graphic Designer.
How to find a job as a Graphic Designer?
Interview preparation to be a Graphic Designer.
Questions you’re asked at a Graphic Design Interview.
Interview tips to be a Graphic Designer.
Graphic Design and beyond
What’s the industry like for a Graphic Designer?
Further your Graphic Design career.
Education to further your Graphic Design career.
Beginners guide to Photoshop
Section-2: Essential practice
Section-3: Create a project
Panels & Workspaces.
Raster Image principles.
Image size, Dimension, & Resolution.
Common file types.
Copy & paste.
Eraser tool & Layer masking.
Paths & the Pen tool.
Create a project
Setting up a document.
3D paper type effect.
Rainbow & clouds illustration.
Manage complexity and working smart.
Decorating an origami paper bird.
Create an origami bird logo.
Adding type to the design.
Save for print in Adobe Photoshop.
Adapt a print design for a web banner.
Save for web in Adobe Photoshop.
Beginners guide to Illustrator
What are we going to create on this course?
A vector illustration
Section-2: Essential Practice
Section-3: Create A Project
Interface Introduction to Adobe Illustrator.
Panels & Workspaces in Adobe Illustrator.
Artboards in Adobe Illustrator.
Vector basics / Selection & Direct selection tool.
Fill & Stroke effects in Adobe Illustrator.
Using Colour / Swatches / Pantone’s / Gradients & more.
10 Handy Tips / Things to know for beginners.
Creating shape vectors.
Grouped vectors & Compounding vector shapes.
Drawing with the Pen tool / Brush tool / Pencil tool & more.
The Blob brush tool & Eraser tool.
Type tools in Adobe Illustrator.
Creating A Project
Anyone, whose age 16-35 years old can take this course.