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Graphic Design for Beginners at Nottingham Trent University


Duration: Wednesdays 6 - 8:30 pm, ten weeks

Price: £425

Run by: Nottingham Trent University

Contact: Linsey Richards

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About the Course

Ten weeks of graphic design evening classes.

Aimed at the beginner with limited or no knowledge of graphic design, this introductory course combines theoretical and practical content within a professional, commercial perspective.

The development of ideas, the creative process and an understanding of visual language, layout and typography will all be included in this course to help you develop your knowledge of the different disciplines and skills associated with graphic design.

You will create innovative compositions using words, pictures and colour through workshops and projects that combine theoretical discussions with practical applications.

During this course you will:

learn about graphic design today and who's shaping the design world - and apply this knowledge to your work
work with typography in a creative and experimental way
create layouts that communicate a clear message
select and edit images and combine these with layouts and typography
use Adobe Creative Suite at an introductory level
work to a commercial project brief and understand the processes involved, from initial research to final presentation
critique your work and that of others so as to improve your knowledge of why some graphic design is successful and others less so
bring together the different disciplines within graphic design so as to create innovative and cohesive results.

What will you gain?

The course is ideal if you are building your portfolio and can act as an introduction to the subject for those considering future studies or a new career.

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What's included in the price?

Ten evenings of quality tuition with an experienced tutor, Wednesdays 6 - 8:30. Maximum class size: 15.



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Course Start Dates

Wednesday 24th January 2018
Wednesday 18th April 2018

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