Graphic Design Portfolio Preparation (16 - 18 Year Olds)

From the text on your mobile phone, to the logos on your clothes graphic design is everywhere. This course has been designed specifically for younger students who want to learn more about contemporary graphic design studies. Based in LCC’s expertise in graphic education it will introduce you to the fundamentals of the subject with a large focus on making and experimentation...

Taught by: A respected industry expert, Tutor to be confirmed.

Description

From the text on your mobile phone, to the logos on your clothes graphic design is everywhere. This course has been designed specifically for younger students who want to learn more about contemporary graphic design studies. Based in LCC’s expertise in graphic education it will introduce you to the fundamentals of the subject with a large focus on making and experimentation. 

Taught through exercises, lectures, workshops and individual guidance it will give you a firm knowledge of the context and techniques of current graphic design. A key focus of the course is the emphasis on cross-disciplinary work and will encourage creative thinking outside of graphic design as a fixed subject area. This may include the application of graphics to fine art, animation, multimedia or interaction.

Please note this course is suitable for you if you are applying for further study at LCC, but does not guarantee entry.

Topics Covered

  • Case studies and context
  • Ideas generation and experimentation
  • Fundamentals of graphic design: type, line, colour and texture
  • Image selection and manipulation
  • Notebook and collage development
  • Poster design
  • London design visit
  • Individual project
  • Presentation of work and peer critiques
  • Interdisciplinary design 

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Have a small body of graphic design work
  • Develop experience in experimentation
  • Enhance your technical and conceptual skills
  • Understand how to develop your work through experimentation
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of design processes

Who Should Attend
This course is suitable for you if you between16 – 18 and are considering further study or a career in graphic design.

Level
Beginner: You do not need any previous experience. 

Follow Up Courses
Once you have completed this course you may be interested in applying for Get into the Creative Industries (16 – 18 Year Olds) or Advertising (16 – 18 Year Olds).

Related undergraduate courses at LCC
Once you have taken this course you may be interested in applying for BA (Hons) Design for Art Direction, BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design or BA (Hons) Graphic Branding and Identity

 

Tutor information

This course will be taught by a respected industry expert.
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Materials

Please note you will be expected to pay for printing and photocopying if required during this course

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
13/02/2017 - 17/02/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
03/04/2017 - 07/04/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
29/05/2017 - 02/06/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
24/07/2017 - 28/07/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
21/08/2017 - 25/08/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
30/10/2017 - 03/11/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
18/12/2017 - 22/12/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket