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Introduction to Graphic Design

Open Study College
Course summary
Professional Training
229 GBP
Online courses

Course description

Become a Graphic Designer and learn everything you need to know about the creative industry with this online distance learning course.

Lesson 1: Should I be a Designer?

  • What do I need to become a Designer? 
  • What is it like to be a Designer? 
  • How much can I earn as a Designer?
  • Costs of being a Designer 
  • Freelancing vs Full time job
  • Where should I work? 
  • Lifelong learning

Lesson 2: Workspace

  • Chair
  • Desk
  • Bookshelf
  • Pinboard
  • Desktop

Lesson 3: Tools

  • Computer and screen
  • Storage and backup
  • Wacom tablet or Pen display
  • Camera
  • Mobile phone and tablet

Lesson 4: Applications

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Acrobat
  • Lightroom
  • Bridge

Lesson 5: Essential Skills

  • Introduction
  • Composition & Layout
  • Digital Image Theory
  • File Management
  • Layers
  • Colors
  • Selections
  • Masking
  • Pen Tool
  • Adjustments
  • Image Editing & Filters
  • Brush Tool
  • Typography
  • Images in InDesign
  • Tracing Images
  • Camera RAW

Lesson 6: Specialisation

  • Introduction
  • Print design
  • Web, Tablet & Mobile design
  • Photo Retouch
  • Digital Art

Lesson 7: Getting Recognised

  • Introduction
  • Getting inspired
  • Keep track of your tasks
  • Crowdsourcing and contests
  • Sharing your work
  • Screencasting and Blogging
  • Portfolio
  • Internships
  • Certifications
  • Creative CV
  • Applying for jobs and attending Interviews

Lesson 8: What’s next

  • Conclusion

Why choose Open Study College

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Expenses



Pay Now: GBP 229.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 49.35 with a deposit of GBP
32.90 totalling 329

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