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Graphic Designer



About The Course

This course exposes students to the fundamental skills required to make sophisticated graphic design: process, historical context, and communication through image-making and typography. You learn the creative process of visual communication that combines images, words, ideas to convey information to an audience.


In this course, you will learn the core concepts (visual arts, page layouts, etc), typography, colour theory, planning projects. You will learn to balance colours, words, icons, and perspectives to create aesthetically pleasing and eye-catching images or promotional publications.



Start Date: 6th July, 2019


Venue: 1, Olaniyan Close, Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Maryland, Ikeja.


Price: ₦60,000
Early Registration: ₦50,000


Learning Pace & Time:

6 Weeks (Weekdays - 2 days a week)


Required Tools

A Working Laptop (Windows or Mac Installed)

*Early Registration Ends 1st July 2019*

INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC DESIGN
  • Introduction & Welcome to the Course!
  • Get Up and Running With Adobe Creative Cloud
BASICS OF ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR
  • Introduction to the Project
  • Working With Text: Type Tools, Adobe Type kit, and Creating Outlines
  • Working with Shapes, Color & Graphics
  • Artboards and Creating Additional Designs
  • Exporting Your Files
LEARNING PHOTOSHOP (CREATING A POSTER)
  • Poster Introduction and file setup (revised)
  • Gathering Assets
  • Refining Selections Update: The New Photoshop 2015.5 Selection and Masking Space
  • Refining Selections
  • IWorking With Text
  • Refining the Layout
  • Creating Additional Looks to Give Your Client Options
  • Exporting Your Artwork
CREATING A LOGO
  • Introduction to This Section
  • Research and Gathering Ideas
  • Creating a Mood board
  • Bring in Your Text and Picking Fonts
  • Basic Tool Overview
  • Creating Your First Looks
  • Refining Ideas
  • Designing Your Presentation For Your Clients
  • Exporting and Sending Comps to Clients
  • Finalize Your Logo, Part 1: Refining Color and Creating a “Details” Page
  • Finalize Your Logo, Part 2: Artboard Setup for Quick Export and File Management
  • Finalize Your Logo, Part 3: Batch Export Files and Professional Client Delivery
LEARNING PHOTOSHOP (CREATING A COMPOSITE IMAGE)
  • Introduction to Photoshop Compositing
  • Getting assets for your first composite image
  • Compositing Continued & Color Levels
  • Refining Selections
  • Pushing Your Design Further
  • One More Idea & Exporting Your Image
CREATING A MAGAZINE AD
  • Project Introduction
  • Setting Up the File
  • Gathering Assets and How to Scrape Photos
  • Getting Things in Place
  • Design Continued…
  • Further Refinement, Adding Photos, and Masking with Shapes
  • Export the Final Ad for Press & Reviewing Design Decisions
  • How to Package Editable Photoshop Files to Share With Someone Else
BASICS OF INDESIGN (CREATING AN EBOOK)
  • Introduction and File Setup
  • Placing Assets and Basic Layout
  • Finalize the Design, Exporting, and Packaging Final Files
BASICS OF INDESIGN (CREATING A BROCHURE)
  • Project Introduction
  • Beginning With the End in Mind
  • File Setup
  • Outside Layout: Part 1
  • Outside Layout: Part 2
  • Inside Layout
  • Exporting Final Files, Part 1: Generic Export
  • Exporting Final Files, Part 2: Adding Printer Marks and Fold Guides in InDesign
  • Exporting Final Files, Part 3: Add Printer Marks and Fold Guides in Illustrator
CREATING CUSTOM BUSINESS CARDS
  • Project Introduction & File Setup
  • Business Card Design
  • Exporting Final Files and Custom Finishes
INTRODUCTION TO BEHANCE
  • Features overview of behance
  • Create a custom cover and full width portfolio image for behance
  • Didn't know what to expect but I definitely didn't expect to learn as much I have about graphic design cos I needed it a lot for my small business. The tutor really made sure we had everything covered and the academy even gave us 2 extra weeks just so we can be fully fortified... It's actually a lot more interesting than I ever imagined.
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    This course is really excellent. The tutor is a fantastic teacher and really goes the extra mile to help students one on one via the slack channel. In addition, Torilo academy really knows what they are doing and it shows. I learned a lot in this course about the software and about design theory. This course is worth every penny. Just get it already!
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