This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no previous experience with Photoshop is required. All you need to get started is your Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 or versions after and the willingness to create awesomeness!

Description

Our Graphic Design course will guide you through the fundamentals of the graphic design process, this includes research that needs to be done prior to starting your design. This course will also get you ready for a rewarding career as a Graphic Designer.

Who is this course for?

Anyone looking to build a successful Graphic Design career.
Anyone who has never used photoshop before or wants to improve his or her knowledge.

 Software requirement

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 or 2018, 2019…

Course will be taught using Adobe photoshop CC 2017, but CC 2018, CC 2019 is fine as well.

Date: 1st – 27th February, 2022

Limited Slots Available

N10,000

Course Content 

Module 1 – Introduction to Graphic Design

Definition: A definition of graphic design

History: The history of written communication from ancient to present times.

Specialties: Explanation of the various specialties within the industry of graphic design.

Module 2 – Elements and Principles of Graphic Design

Visual elements of Graphic Design

Line Visual element
Colour Visual element
Shape Visual element
Texture Visual element
Space Visual element
Typography Visual element

Design principles

Contrast Design principle
Hierarchy Design principle
Alignment Design principle
Balance Design principle
Proximity Design principle
Repetition Design principle
Simplicity Design principle

 

Module 3 – Introduction to Design in Photoshop

Beginners guide to Photoshop
Working with layers 
Using layer mask
Importing Images
Cutting images from background using the pen tool
Resizing and Cropping Images
Using the Type Tool
Creating an adjustment layer
Working with Gradients
Manipulating shapes

 

Module 4 – Creating your first Design: step by step process

Designing for Nike: application of things taught in previous modules in an easy-to-follow style. 

Sample files and fonts needed for this project will be provided for you.

Working with multiple elements

Manipulating using layer mask to hide and reveal

Cutting out model’s picture from background

Improving image quality using Adjustment layer

Creating Social Media design

Saving your work

File sizes

Understanding different file formats

Saving for web

 

Bonus Module 5 – Building a Career as a Graphic Designer

Tips and Trick to becoming a successful graphic designer

Web Asset resources: Links to platforms where you can find free high-quality images, fonts and illustrations to work with.

Date: 1st – 27th February, 2022

Limited Slots Available

N10,000

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