Computer Graphics for Beginners

An introduction for anyone wishing to use Apple Mac computers for creative work. Students will work with InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Beginners will be welcomed and computer-phobics given help and understanding. The course is designed for those who may be getting an Apple Mac at their workplace or who may already be using one but have no time to experiment with the capabilities of the machine...

Taught by: Lucy Newman, Suky Best, João Marco Martins Alves Marrucho.

Description

An introduction for anyone wishing to use Apple Mac computers for creative work. Students will work with InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Beginners will be welcomed and computer-phobics given help and understanding. The course is designed for those who may be getting an Apple Mac at their workplace or who may already be using one but have no time to experiment with the capabilities of the machine. Each student will have continuous and personal use of a Mac.

There are a maximum of eight students enrolled on each session to ensure that you get plenty of one-to-one tuition from your tutor and the class can work at a speed to suit the whole group.

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor information

Lucy Newman has worked extensively in the design industry, in TV, feature film titles, animation, heritage (British Museum) and corporate communications on a wide variety of creative projects. She has taught many short courses in London art colleges. (RCA, CSM, Chelsea, London Met). Lucy Newman (MARCA) began her creative career at Chelsea and RCA in Fine Art.



Suky Best is a fine artist who works with print, video and animation. She uses digital technology to extend and develop her work. She works freelance in the print industry and has a wide knowledge of software and its industrial application. For examples of her artistic practice, www.sukybest.com

João Marco Martins Alves Marrucho works with print, websites and electronic publications. He also works at Central Saint Martins as a specialist technician, teaching digital media tools (from iPad e-magazines to HTML and CSS). João also works with highly specialised teams in branding/advertising and in commercial agencies dedicated to print and web design, as well as with music labels, architecture projects and art galleries.



Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • digital photos, old photos or drawings
  • USB stick
  • a notebook
  • a pen
  • an open mind and a positive attitude!

Details for booking

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