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Graphic design courses

Graphic design courses and workshops across the UK. Learn about typography, poster design, publications using traditional techniques as well as computer applications such as Photoshop, In Design and Illustrator. Explore logos and layouts and hone your graphic design skills!

This course is suitable for those of you who run your own business, or even a small arts charity, and need to market your services and/or products online. You will learn how to use different platforms effectively; create visual and written content and develop valuable online relationships with customers. The focus will be on persuading clients, and potential clients, to make a 'call to action' so that they are encouraged to book your services or...
Visit our Staffordshire design studio and spend a day or more learning or updating CAD skills by using Photoshop and / or Illustrator. From altering your own artwork to creating designs we can help you to enhance and manipulate your creative ideas. Offering you over 35 years of experience in the ever changing design industry. The day will begin with scanning in artworks and cleaning up images. We then move on to manipulating images on...
Worcestershire - Next course on 30th August 2019
This course is designed to be a fun and inspiring 3 days which will give you a good understanding of Adobe Photoshop and help you develop confidence in using the program. I am an artist who uses Photoshop to create complex digital collages that combine traditional line drawings and paintings with digital techniques creating highly detailed, multi-layered collages. This course is aimed at artists and creatives that wish to use Photoshop to help enhance their...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 8th July 2019
Two week animation course in Nottingham. This course is aimed at people wishing to be animators of the future. It combines an introduction to the creative and technical aspects of 3D animation with information about today’s animation industry. Following an introduction to the history of 3D animation you will be set a project to develop an animated character and accompanying narrative. Your time will be split between working in the animation studio on your project,...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd July 2019
This is a one-week intensive course or a ten-week evening class in Adobe Creative Suite on the PC for Marketing and Communications. This course will teach you the principles of effective desktop publishing on the PC. It's ideal if you are working in-house for a marketing or communications team, and it is equally relevant if you are self-employed or involved in a start-up company. The course will provide you with guidance on what makes good...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 12th August 2019
If you enjoy drawing and creating characters then this one-week course is for you. The week will provide you with an introduction to digital animation using Adobe Animate CC and Wacom Cintiq tablets. You can have little or no previous animation knowledge to attend and still achieve great results. You might be studying art or design at school and want to explore your creativity further. You might be new to the subject and just want...
The Creative Arts Open Degree provides a unique opportunity for OCA students to fulfil their creative potential through studying two disciplines in depth to degree level. The development of a new level six programme for this degree gives a real opportunity to grow in its ability to merge two separate disciplines and create one final body of work, contextualise this work and develop an understanding of a professional practice. Degree aims To widen access to...
The OCA BA (Hons) Graphic Design degree curriculum focuses on the visual language of graphic design and application of creative problem solving to deliver visual solutions that communicate effectively. The combination of typography, image and layout are the basic visual building blocks of graphic design and are explored through an investigation of visual language and dynamics, in relationship to wider visual culture and through their application in a range of design contexts. A practical and...
With our open learning approach, the OCA’s Visual Communications degree (comprising of Graphic Design and Illustration courses) provides a real alternative to traditional campus based learning. Our inspiring course materials enable you to work at your own pace, in your own time, and whenever you choose to study. The BA (Hons) Visual communication course offers an accessible distance learning experience through which students are encouraged to develop a sense of visual enquiry, expand their horizons,...
South Yorkshire
The unit aims to provide a broad practical and contextual introduction to book design. It introduces basic design processes, skills and techniques through a range of assignments that explore layout, book binding, and basic design skills. You will apply your knowledge and understanding of book design by undertaking a range of practical tasks that requires the development of ideas and research, the application of design principles, exploring visual language and narrative within books, and a...

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