Graphic designing course in Battagram
Graphic Design, also known as communication design, is the art and practice of planning and projecting ideas and
experiences with visual and textual content. This course is focused on both theoretical and practical parts. ... The
focus of practical part will be on designing software e.g. Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.Graphic Design is a course
that explores graphic communication through the understanding of the elements
and principles of design; as well as, the design process, from idea development through the final execution of
a document. Professionals use the concepts explored in this course in the following disciplines: advertising,
graphic design, web design, illustration, broadcast design, photography and game design and many others.
Assessment will be based upon a rubric that takes into consideration effort, technical understanding and
creative use of resources for the completion of various assignments using PhotoShop CS5 and InDesign CS5.
*Syllabus is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion. L. Flynn 2015/2016
If you have an artistic mind and creative ideas it would be a cakewalk for you to pursue a career in Graphic Designing.
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is Graphic Designing all about and the colleges that offer Web and Graphic Design Course, etc.Graphic Design is all
around us! Words and pictures—the building blocks of graphic design—are the elements that carry the majority of the
content in both the digital world and the printed world. As graphic design becomes more visible and prevalent in our
lives, graphic design as a practice becomes more important in our culture.
Through visual examples, this course will teach you the fundamental principles of graphic design: imagemaking,
typography, composition, working with color and shape... foundational skills that are common in all areas of graphic
design practice. I don't just want you to watch a video of someone talking about design, I want you to MAKE design! If
you want to be a designer you have to be a maker and a communicator, so this course will offer you lots of
opportunities to get your hands dirty with exercises and with more practical projects.
At the end of this course you will have learned how to explore and investigate visual representation through a range of
image-making techniques; understand basic principles of working with shape, color and pattern; been exposed to the
language and skills of typography; and understand and have applied the principles of composition and visual contrast.
If you complete the course, along with its optional (but highly recommended) briefs, you will have a core set of
graphic design skills that you can apply to your own projects, or to more deeply investigate a specialized area of
To succeed in this course you will need access to a computer. You can complete this course without one but it will be
tougher. Access to, and a beginner's level knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programs, such as Illustrator, Photoshop
and InDesign will help you, especially if you want to complete the optional briefs.
Course Objectives & Specific Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
Define and trace the development of Graphic Design
Identify the numerous design careers which are available
Evaluate designs (your work and others) for audience, meaning and effectiveness
Identify and use the Elements and Principles of Design in a decisive fashion
Distinguish between the types of graphic images used
Understand and use color to communicate ideas to others
Understand the principles of graphic placement
Use typography effectively in a design
Utilize Adobe Photoshop to edit photographs and create artistic imagery
Utilize Adobe InDesign to create publications such as advertisements and brochures
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