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Graphic Design Beginners

Course description

Graphic design is about thinking and making. This computer-free course offers students a chance to jump right into the creative process. It is an introductory programme designed for those who are eager to learn and get to grips with the subject. Learning is supported by an emphasis on creative thought and idea generation.

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Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • A3 Sketchpad
  • A5 lined notepad
  • Pencil case containing the following items:
  • Scissors
  • Scalpel
  • Eraser
  • Ruler
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Black Marker Pen.

Details

Topics covered:

  • The course is delivered through the setting of project briefs.
  • We will explore areas such as typography, layout and image-making.
  • Presentations and exercises are designed to aid participants to learn through doing the project.
  • You will spend some time doing group critiques, which are a key part of the process of developing design ideas through providing and receiving feedback.
  • Group critiques will also enable participants to learn and use design terminology while developing their critical dialogue with graphic design practices.

Reviews

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"I enjoyed making friends from all around the world, as well as meeting some fantastic tutors. On this course youll expand your knowledge and get a new understanding of fashion that you might not be aware of." - Emilia Cooke, Newcastle

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"Using the facilities at Central Saint Martins was the most enjoyable part of the course; the whole building just has a feeling of freedom and creative thinking. Its a fantastic environment to be in." - Thomas Spooner
Meet the Tutor:

This computer-free graphic design course offers students the opportunity to learn about the creative process used for designing. This introductory programme is designed for beginners, practical and supported by project led learning.

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