Our Graphic Design course encourages you to explore your creativity. Certified Graphic & Visual Designer (CGVD) helps you come up with designs for visual communication that are modern and aesthetic. Creativity is something that can be harnessed by practice and perseverance. Our experienced art and design teachers will guide you throughout the course. You will learn how to work as a team in real-world design projects. Your dream of becoming a graphic designer is all the more possible now.
The Course consists of three major components:
Free Hand Drawing & Illustration
Learning how to draw properly includes learning about perspective and the different visual elements such as shape and form, light and shadow, positive and negative space. You will learn the various fundamentals of fine art and how to apply them. After completing the course, you will be able to create your own illustrations for your own projects.
Typography can influence how a person reacts to your design. It is used not only to make your design stand out but also to add meaning to your content. In this course we will teach you how to create your own typeface. You will learn how you can use different typefaces to create hierarchy in your information.
Colour is an important part of the design process. Colour can affect how a brand or design is perceived. We will teach you what each colour symbolizes so that you can apply your understanding to your work accordingly.
Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign
In this part you will learn the basic use of these tools and you will be able to translate the Fine Arts learnt in the previous parts into digital forms.
What you will learn:
Design principles, theories and history
Design has been there even before the time of technology. You will learn the history of design to understand how it has evolved over the centuries across cultures. Classes on different principles and theories will help you to get a clear concept and perspective on how to create visually appealing designs.
Principles and theories of Aesthetics
Aesthetic design helps you to imprint your message on the minds of people. It is about giving your audience a pleasurable experience through your design. We put special attention to make sure you learn how to create aesthetic designs.
Brand Development and Identity Design
Branding is how you establish your company in your customer’s eyes. During the course, you will explore different brands around the world to understand how they communicate their message to their customers. We will show you how to develop a complete brand guideline based on a brand’s philosophy.
By the end of the course, you will be able to create your own illustrations for your projects and create more meaningful designs.
Students who have passed HSC/A-Levels or equivalent examination are eligible for enrollment.