Join design studio work-form and explore the potential of digital design. Through a series of fun and engaging projects, learn how adobe can open up new and exciting creative opportunities.
Using Adobe design packages (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) you will make use of illustration, pattern, image editing, colour, typography and more to learn a number of key principles related to the fields of illustration and graphic design.
We will help you to develop your ideas using digital formats, whether it be designing a set of posters, a logo, or drawing digitally. We'll encourage you to develop your ideas through visual research and how professional creative software can be used to realise the potential of any project.
Who should attend?
This course is aimed at anyone aged 11 to 15 years with an interest in art and design, keen to explore the possibilities of working with digital design. Whether you considering pursuing further education in art or are just looking for a fun holiday experience!
You'll leave with a body of work and a broader understanding of the possibilities offered by using digital design within the context of graphic design and illustration. You will have gained skills that can be used in building a future portfolio. The intention is to have an online presence for all work created during the week.
All our Online Short Courses include:
- Live online lessons
- The same course content and learning outcomes as our face to face courses
- Access to VLE with course content
- Forums for support
- Certificate upon completion
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.
Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.
Digital Credentials (badges and certificates)
Students will receive a UAL Short Courses digital badge and certificate on completion of the course. Digital credentials are a great way to celebrate your accomplishments and stand out from the crowd. Find out more about our digital badges and credentials.
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- Vector illustration
- Image Manipulation
- Image editing
- Editorial design
Online short course materials:
Please source the following materials:
- A4 Sketch book
- a pencil sharpener
- fine black felt tip markers
- coloured pencils
Please be advised that this course will be taught using the Adobe Creative Cloud.
Please be advised that during this course you will be using Adobe Photoshop. If you do not already have Photoshop, you can sign up for a free 7 day trial of Adobe Creative Cloud. Please note a credit card is required to register for the free trial. The subscription must be cancelled on the date provided by Adobe if you do not wish to continue onto a paid account.
Prior to the start of your course, please ensure you have:
- An up-to-date web browser (we recommend Chrome)
- Microphone and headphones (a headset with a microphone function is recommended)
- Strong Internet connection - we recommend a minimum of 2 Mbps download, and 1 Mbps upload, faster if possible. You can test your network speed here - https://www.speedtest.net