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Diploma in Graphic Design - Online Course

Regular Price: $556

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  • 8h - 4 Weeks
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Shaw Academy
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Dublin
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niamh@shawacademy.com
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Description
Our mission is simple, to educate everyone, everywhere. We believe that everyone in the world, regardless of their demographic or socio-economic background, should have the opportunity to join us and learn from the very best professionals in their field, from anywhere, at any time, in an affordable, accessible and convenient manner. We change people’s lives by making the highest quality, personalised education accessible to all. We call this, educating 1-2-1-2 many. Our focus is on live education because it is interactive, engaging, always evolving and most importantly, better for learning. You learn more by attending live because you’re actively participating in the lesson and you receive answers to your questions there and then. Our education evolves far faster than anything else because it is live. We constantly refine and improve our courses, in real time, so the webinars you attend today will give you the most up to date, relevant and best learning experience on the planet. This is our EdTech Revolution. Every single live webinar is critically assessed to ensure that your engagement and learning outcomes break new records every time.

Benefits

  • A field with high demand
  • Make your own study schedule and take advantage of online tutoring hours
  • Obtain a certified diploma once you finish the course.

Details

Our Diploma in Graphic Design introduces students to the basic concepts of Graphic Design and to the world of Visual Communication. Students will explore the concept of Visual Thinking, Elements & Principles of Design and the basics of Typography. The course also familiarises students with the essential software, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and builds skills in this area with hands-on lessons.

  • WEEK 1 - 

    Introduction to Graphic Design

    Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 7:00 PM

    We begin with the “What Is” of Graphic Design and how Graphic Design is all about visually communicating an idea, thought, message or meaning by combining symbols, images and/or words. We also give an overview of the “Holy Trinity” of Graphic Design applications - Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign and how designers best use these tools.

  • WEEK 2 - 

    Elements & Principles of Design

    Thursday, March 9, 2017, 7:00 PM

    In this lesson you will learn to develop a “Designer’s Eye”, by understanding the building blocks of Graphic Design. You will understand how to use Line, Shape, Colour, Texture, Mass and Space to communicate your message and use Principles to bring order and structure to your designs.

  • WEEK 3 - 

    Colour Theory & Photoshop Introduction

    Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 7:00 PM

    One of the most important factors of any design is colour. Colour theory creates a logical structure and is vital to understand as part of your design education. Colour can set a mood, attract attention, or make a statement. It can be your most powerful design element and here you will learn how to understand and use it effectively.

  • WEEK 4 - 

    Photoshop for Designers

    Thursday, March 16, 2017, 7:00 PM

    Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard application for digital image manipulation. In this lesson, you will learn how to use some of Photoshop’s most advanced tools to bring your creative ideas to life and boost your productivity at the same time, by learning simple tips and tricks.

  • WEEK 5 - 

    Introduction to Typography & Adobe Illustrator Overview

    Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 7:00 PM

    Typography plays a critical role in strengthening your brand, creating interest in your product, and highlighting your central message. Here you will gain a solid understanding of the basics and learn how it’s an essential area of skill and knowledge for all graphic designers.

  • WEEK 6 - 

    Logo Creation with Adobe Illustrator

    Thursday, March 23, 2017, 7:00 PM

    Logo design is all around us. They serve as instant reminders and points of recognition of products or brands. Here we examine best practices associated with creating logos and the challenge of incorporating a client’s ideologies into a single graphic, all while utilising the power of Adobe Illustrator for logo creation.

  • WEEK 7 - 

    Designing for the Web

    Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 7:00 PM

    Understanding how users interact with websites and basic patterns of user behaviour is a crucial skill when implementing web page design. In this lesson you will gain that understanding and how to apply correct principles to your design, and produce effective, professional layouts.

  • WEEK 8 - 

    Print & Pre-Press Basics and InDesign Introduction

    Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:00 PM

    One of the most fundamental areas of design is print work, and a solid understanding of how to correctly set your files up for printing is vital. Here you will learn the correct terminology, how to apply it, and create and setup a document for print in Adobe InDesign.

Conditions

Thanks to this offer, valid exclusively for one person, you will obtain an Diploma in Graphic Design - Online Course.

How to register

By buying the course in Emagister Express, you will obtain an access coupon. We will send you the codes and keys to the coupon. Send the coupon code and the key to niamh@shawacademy.com. The training provider will then give you access to the course.

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