Are you ready to learn all about graphic design? Learn best practices and techniques from experts with real-world experience, then you are at the right place. This course covers Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Fireworks.
When you think of graphic design, think of artistic advertisements, Eye-grabbing graphics on websites, stunningly arranged spreads in magazines. In this course you will acquire the professional skills required to design posters, business cards, book covers, product labels, logos, website layouts, mobile apps, software interfaces—the list goes on.
This course is designed for learners who are creative. Creativity is one of, if not the most important skill for graphic designers.
Adobe® Photoshop® CC (2019): Part 1 focuses on some of the basic features of Photoshop so that the student can navigate the environment and use Photoshop tools to work with photographic images. In addition, the orientation to Adobe® Bridge and organization of files in Bridge is covered. Although Photoshop is used by a variety of professionals, from photographers to designers to video-graphers, Photoshop Part 1 will focus mainly on the photography component. The illustration and animation techniques are covered in subsequent levels of Photoshop.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Photoshop
Topic A: Organize Photoshop Assets by Using Adobe Bridge
Topic B: Organize the Photoshop Workspace
Topic C: Customize the Photoshop Workspace
Lesson 2: Creating Basic Images
Topic A: Manage Image Elements and Formats
Topic B: Apply Design Principles, Elements, and Graphic Composition
Topic C: Work with Digital Devices
Lesson 3: Managing Selections and Layers
Topic A: Use Selection Tools
Topic B: Manage Layers
Lesson 4: Adjusting Images
Topic A: Modify Images
Topic B: Repair Images
Topic C: Implement Color Management
Lesson 5: Refining Images
Topic A: Adjust Layers
Topic B: Apply Camera Raw
Topic C: Refine Images by Using Advanced Tools
Lesson 6: Managing Files in a Production Workflow
Topic A: Import, Export, and Organize Files
Topic B: Save Images for the Web
Topic C: Save Images for Print
Topic D: Format Images for Other Programs
Giving your documents a well-designed, professional look will put you a step ahead in the marketplace cluttered with all kinds of communications. Paragraph and character styles that allow you to format pages of text uniformly, layout features that help you to build alternate size configurations of your document, and various panels that enable you to easily customize both text and graphics; Adobe® InDesign® CC (2019) has all the tools you need to elevate the look of your document and get it out to the people who need to see it, whether it be in print or on the web.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with InDesign
Topic A: Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
Topic B: Customize the InDesign Interface
Topic C: Apply the Navigation Controls and Set Preferences
Lesson 2: Designing a Document
Topic A: Establish Project Requirements
Topic B: Apply Design Principles
Topic C: Create a New Document
Topic D: Add Text to a Document
Topic E: Add Graphics to a Document
Lesson 3: Customizing a Document
Topic A: Format Characters and Paragraphs
Topic B: Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
Topic C: Create and Apply Styles
Lesson 4: Working with Page Elements
Topic A: Arrange and Align Objects
Topic B: Apply Layers
Topic C: Transform and Manipulate Objects
Topic D: Thread Text Frames
Topic E: Edit Text
Lesson 5: Building Tables
Topic A: Create and Modify a New Table
Topic B: Format a Table
Lesson 6: Preparing a Document for Delivery
Topic A: Resolve Errors in a Document
Topic B: Export Files for Printing and for the Web
This ILT Series manual covers the basic features and functions of CorelDRAW 12.
Students will learn:
- How to create publications, such as logos and brochures, for use on the Web or in print.
- Specific skills include creating and transforming objects, adding text and color to drawings, and creating and modifying symbols and layers in drawings.
The target student for this class should be comfortable using computers and have some experience drawing basic shapes in other software applications.