Graphic Designing

This course will provide foundational skills that are common in all areas of graphic design practice. Students can apply this core set of graphic design skills to their own projects, or to more deeply investigate a specialized area of graphic design.

The students will learn to work on Adobe Creative Suite programs including Adobe Illustrator & Adobe Photoshop.

At the end of this course, students 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 design and composition.


Pre-Requisite

There is no previous knowledge required for this course.

Course Contents

Module

Date

Topics Covered

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Basic Image Editing

Adobe Photoshop

 

 

 

Week 1

Introduction to Photoshop:

·       Interface, Menus, Working with Layers, Image & Canvas Size, Basic options for opening & saving files in different formats.

·       Basic Tools

Move, Paint Bucket, Brush, Type, Shapes etc.

·       Making selections

Marquee, Lasso, Quick Selection etc.

 

 

Week 2

·       Layer Styles

Bevel emboss, stroke, glows, overlays, shadows, etc.

·       Adjustments (Image & Layer)

Brightness/Contrast, Levels, Curves, Exposure, Vibrance, Hue/Saturation, Color Balance, Photo Filter

·       Parameters of Design

 

Week 3a

·       Blending Modes

·       Layer Masking

·       Clipping Mask

 

 

2.

Creating & Editing Basic Vector Graphics

Adobe Illustrator

 

Week 3b

Introduction to Illustrator:

·       Interface, Menus, Toolbar, Shapes, Fill & Stroke, Selection & Direct Selection, Ruler & Smart Guides

·       Imaging Basics (Raster vs. Vector)

 

 

Week 4

·       Basic Tools

Selection & Direct Selection, Object, Type, etc.

·       Drawing Vectors

Pen Tool

·       Elements & Principles of Design

 

Week 5

·       Creating Artwork with shapes

·       Basic Vector Illustration

·       Logo Designing

 

PROJECT

 

Week 6

·       Brand Identity

·       Using Mock-ups

·       Project Discussion & Presentation

 

Tools/Software

Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Illustrator


Schedule

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Contact

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Phone: 0331-44-42378 (ICEPT)
Email: info@icept.iqraisb.edu.pk

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