Graphic Design Online Course
What is Graphic Design?
If you ask the graphic designer what he does at work, he will answer – I make booklets, posters, logos, but not only that. A newspaper that you read every day, promotional brochure of the store in your mailbox, business card and letterhead of your company, bank and credit cards, Metropass and even look of the plate of your car – all these are samples of the graphic designers’ works.
Graphic Design for Teens Course
Graphic Design Online Course trains the students for work in this fascinating and thriving industry. Students will start out learning the fundamentals of graphic design, using the Adobe Creative Suite and project-based learning approach. They will learn the design process, color theory, typography, and how to recreate professional media and advertisements.
Developed by the Computer Graphics professionals this intensive Graphic Design Online Course curriculum make it possible for the student within a short period of time:
To become familiarized with the history of design advertisements, their different types, and major functions
To acquire professional skills in the field of graphic design and its mediums
To learn the theory of colors, harmonized color combinations, to get a sense of different color models and to learn their proper application
To learn history and theory of fonts, as well as the ways of fonts application in printed in advertisements
To learn how to create professional advertisement, formatting and prepress process for newspapers and magazines
To learn and acquire professional skills in such special graphics programs as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe INDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Quark XPress, Corel Draw and others
Who this Graphic Design Course is for:
The Graphic Design Online Course is perfect for school students 13 – 18 years old with no previous knowledge of Graphic design who love computers and interested in advertising and graphic design.
How does this Graphic Design Online Course work:
Using professional Graphic Design Software, this Graphic Design Online Course teaches how to create brochures, posters, advertising, logos. Following step-by-step explanations from instructors, students will get a real introduction in one of the most prestigious and well-paid careers.
For school students from 13 to 18 years old.
Students must have a laptop with Windows operation system and Internet connection.
Start time:Spring Graphic Design Online Course for teens start on May 15, 2020.
Summer Graphic Design Online Course for teens start on July 1, 2020.
Fall Graphic Design Online Course for teens start on September 1, 2020.
The number of students: 6 – 8 students per class.
1:6 ratio Teacher to Student ratio, or better. All instructors are police-checked, triple-reference checked, and highly trained.
Certificate of Course Completion
Upon completion of a Graphic Design Online Course for teens, a Certificate will be issued. A course completion certificate says you have attended all the classes required, pass all the tests required and handed in all the work required.
Students complete this Graphic Design Course with a professional portfolio. Teens Computer School also provides the graduates with assistance on portfolio and resume preparation for future education in colleges or Universities.
Graphic Design Course Curriculum
In this Graphic Design Diploma Program, students will get hands-on training in a variety of industry-standard software including Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat.
With NIC`s Graphic Design Diploma program, students will gain an in-depth understanding of a variety of popular software tools used in the Graphic Design industry. In addition, students will learn how to manipulate digital graphics using various design programs. The program includes the development of a portfolio of your work samples for college or University programs.
Module 1. Introduction to Windows.
During this module students will an introduction to the basic Windows functions. From connecting to a Wi-Fi network to locating and running applications, learn all about Windows 10. Bring your own, fully charged Windows 10 laptop.
Learn the basics of using a Windows-based computer: hardware, software, storage devices and how to navigate. Students will develop skills that include learning how to customize Windows 10 operating systems. Students will also learn how to secure the Windows 10 OS and protect the data on the device. Finally, students will learn how to manage and troubleshoot Windows 10.
Module 2. Introduction to Graphic Design.
Graphic Design Course in Teens Computer School consists of two parts – theoretical and practical.
The theoretical part of the curriculum:
Provides the students with the concept of professional design and includes the following topics:
Principles of composition in design
Form as an element of composition
Statics and dynamics in composition
Balance in composition
Contrasts in composition and types of contrasts
Rhythm in composition
Color in composition
Font and font’s composition
Logotype and principles of the logotypes’ design
Banner and principles of banner’s design
Interface-design and design of website navigation
Major trends in contemporary web design
Practical part of the curriculum
Gives to the students working skills with bitmap and vector graphics editors as well as with special computer animation and web design tools:
Canva Graphic Software
College Portfolio preparation
Introduction to Graphic Design with Canva
Introduction to Canva. One of the best graphic design online software. Canva is a tool loaded with enough easy-to-use features and functionality that anyone can create a variety of engaging content. By the end of this module, you will have created a full set of consistent visuals that will actually help you create a great graphic design project. You will have mastered Canva and will be able to use it to produce any kind of visuals you need and take your design skills to the next level!
Introduction to Graphic Design with Adobe Photoshop
Get up and running with Photoshop, the industry-leading digital image editing tool. Learn the basics and find resources for taking your learning to the next level.
Adobe Photoshop Course curriculum.
Photoshop will help students to:
Learn shortcuts and basic functions of Adobe Photoshop.
Understand how layers work and manipulate them.
Importing and exporting images in PS.
Learn about digital graphic types.
Learn about color modes and printing standards.
Learn to crop, color edit, sharpen and remove imperfections
Add type, selection technique and manipulate layer options. Basic digital Photoshop techniques.
understand image size and image resolution
correct image using Adobe Photoshop tools;
understand graphics files format;
combing different images in one
cut part of the image and change for another image
export Photoshop images in right file format for print or for web
create advertising banners for Web Sites and export in right format
Introduction to Vector Graphic with Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator CC is an essential design tool for anyone who needs to express ideas visually in print, on the web, and in any other medium. You will also learn, step-by-step, the key techniques, as well as tips and tricks, for working in Illustrator CC.
In this Illustrator course, you will learn the basics of working with Illustrator CC through a combination of instructor-led demonstration and hands-on practice led by professionals designers so that you can incorporate visual effects into your workflow.
In this course, you also will get a thorough overview of the interface, tools, and features of Illustrator CC Adobe Illustrator CC, a design tool that is used to visually express ideas in print, on the web, and in any other medium.
Introduction to Layout Software with Adobe InDesign
In this InDesign training course, you will learn to use the tools in Adobe InDesign to create professional page layouts including both single page and multi-page documents. This course introduces you to the newest techniques and tools used in Adobe InDesign CC for both print and digital publishing. You will learn to use the most current version of InDesign to design and publish a broad range of content in print, online, and for tablet and mobile applications.
You will also learn type controls, graphics file management, layers, style sheets, proper document setup, productivity shortcuts, and best practices. The real-world tasks in this course are presented in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format using Adobe authorized hands-on exercises.
Build Your Graphic Design Portfolio
Developing your own portfolio of digital art is at the heart of this course where students learn the ins and outs of graphic design using the industry’s leading software Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
Students will start out learning the fundamentals of graphic design, using the Adobe Creative Suite and project-based learning. They will learn the design process, color theory, typography, and how to recreate professional media and advertisements. At the end of this Module, students will have a portfolio of designs and develop a final project piece that allows them to focus on their passion and emulates a real-world client.
3 different course study options available.
Choose that better suits your needs:
Live Streem Graphic Design Course Online.
How our online class works
Students unfamiliar with distance learning can ask themselves: “How do online classes work?” Classes are held online as in the classroom, just students do not need to spend time on the road. In addition, they have no problems, study on the course, which is not in the nearest college or even in their country.
Study course materials
As in a regular classroom, your Graphic Design Course begins by viewing a slide presentation or by watching a video leсture or by listening to a lecture and / or reading lecture materials in an Internet textbook.
Students should also be prepared for a list of reading materials for Each Month of the course. To test the level of knowledge of thous materials students regularly perform online tests and quizzes.
What time do I need to study online?
Depending on the course, students may need to listen a course lectures and do some assessments every second day, or only once or twice a week. As in any other class, students should take notes in their notebooks as they study the learning material.
Students should complete most of the assessments at home, at a convenient time. Students will have to complete a certain number of tasks for each month of the course. Most courses combine shorter assessments with larger long-term assessments (projects) to be completed at the end of the Month or semester.
Participation in the discussion.
Nearly all online colleges require students to take part in weekly or by-weekly webinars or discussions about the next course topic or home assessments with the rest of the class, course instructor or both. This may mean posting discussions on the online discussion board or participating in group chats on a specific date and time.
Students can ask any questions to their instructor or discuss a complex topic with students in their group. This may vary depending on the course and the specifics of a particular course topic. Listening to audio lectures, browsing course materials, viewing video lectures, doing homework and talking with students in your group is not that different from a traditional lesson.
In fact, the experience of most students with online education is very similar to attending courses on campus. If you have any questions about the details of online education, contact the college administration or ask a question here.
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