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Graphic Design for 15-17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University

Graphic Design for 15-17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University

Duration: Five days

Price: £395

Run by: Nottingham Trent University

Contact: Linsey Richards

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About the Course

One week graphic design summer course for teenagers.

This course will provide you with a grounding in graphic design and is ideal if you wish to dip your toes in creative waters. The main purpose is to help you build a portfolio through the exploration and experimentation of graphic design ideas.

You might be one of those people who has sometimes wondered what the term ‘thinking outside the box’ means. Or you might be interested in developing your creativity without boundaries. Either way, this course will leave you wanting more.

Practical tasks will be set each day, culminating in exciting visuals suitable for a portfolio. The tasks set will challenge preconceptions about the things around you and will help you develop, explore and experiment with unusual starting points.

On this course you will:

be introduced to the language associated with graphic design, as well as formal elements such as colour, layout, composition and typography
learn to understand the importance of the audience and how design decisions are influenced by this knowledge
appreciate how the choices we make with regards to design and typography shape the tone of a message.

What will you gain?

By the end of the course you will have the beginnings of a portfolio of work, one that has been produced in an informal, creative yet challenging environment.

Click through above to book your place online.

Please note that if you have a CraftCourses gift voucher you would like to use as full or part payment of this course fee, the booking will need to be made via telephone (number above).

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. The voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

One week of quality tuition with experienced tutor, 13 - 17 August 2018 from 10 am - 4 pm. Maximum class size: 16.

Modern accommodation is available a short walk from our studios and is available to those booked on to a summer school course for an additional fee. Doing your Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award? Accommodation (which includes evening activities) can be booked so the course can count as your DofE gold award residential. For more information on accommodation and online booking, follow the link above or call our office.



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Course Start Dates

Monday 13th August 2018

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  • Disabled access
  • Teen friendly

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