Digital Graphic Design - Print

This course enables students to learn the basics of professionally used graphic design software, to turn ideas into reality, including getting files ready for output. It focuses on Adobe InDesign software for page layout, and will also include Adobe illustrator and photoshop...

Taught by: Oswin Tickler.

Description

This course enables students to learn the basics of professionally used graphic design software, to turn ideas into reality, including getting files ready for output. It focuses on Adobe InDesign software for page layout, and will also include Adobe illustrator and photoshop. The course is aimed at those that have undertaken either a beginner's or intermediate Graphic Design short course. Or those that have real life project (poster / leaflet etc.) that they would like to design through learning the software. Please note, this course focuses on designing for print.

Course level
Intermediate


Who should take this course? 
People that have done beginners or intermediate graphic design short courses, also those with an interest in design, and learning the software


What will you gain on the course?
Ability to use graphic design software, to convert ideas into artwork that can be professionally used or printed


What are the key topics the course will cover?
software: inDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Designing for print

Course Outcomes 
Students will learn how to take ideas and sketches (or outcomes from previous short courses) and turn them into designs that could be professionally printed

This course includes
Practical workshops and project work


Tutor information

Oswin Tickler studied Graphic Design at Falmouth College of Arts, graduating First Class (with honours), going on to complete a Masters in Communication Design at Central Saint Martins. Oswin worked as a Designer at the Labour Party on the successful 2005 election campaign, and led the design team on the rebranding in 2007. Having left Labour to go freelance, Oswin set up, and continues to run design studio Smallfury, working across a wide variety of design projects. He is also an Associate Lecturer at University of the Arts London, and University for the Creative Arts.

Materials

Please bring the following materials to the first session

• Design project to be worked on: whether a poster / leaflet / publication. The tutor will provide some generic ones, but students tend to work better having something real to work on.
• Notebook

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
12/12/2016 - 16/12/2016Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£645Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
03/04/2017 - 07/04/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£645Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket