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Digital Design for 14 to 17 Year Olds Online Short Course

Course description

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.

For more information on Online Short Courses please see the below information.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at anyone aged 14 - 17 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!

Level: Beginners

Course outcomes

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 with the same tutors
  • The same course content and learning outcomes
  • Lesson recordings, for review
  • Access to VLE with course content
  • Forums for support
  • 2 weeks online access
  • Certificate upon completion

Further details about preparing for your online course, and the equipment you need, can be found here.

Please note that all courses are taught in UK time. To check and compare times please click here.

Available dates

Enquire about this course and we will contact you when new dates are published.

Materials

Online short course materials:

Please source the following materials:

  • A4 Sketch book
  • pencils
  • a pencil sharpener
  • fine black felt tip markers
  • coloured pencils


Please be advised that this course will be taught using the Adobe Creative Cloud.

Students will need to sign up for a 7 day free version of Adobe Creative Cloud for the duration of the course.


Technical Requirements:

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)
  • Webcam
  • 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









Details

Topics covered

  • Vector illustration
  • Colouring
  • Image Manipulation
  • Image editing
  • Layers
  • Editorial design
  • Layout
  • Typography

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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.

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