Are you considering a career as a Graphic Designer? Perhaps you’ve dabbled with a few design elements and now you’re looking to turn your passion into a career. This Graphic Design course is the perfect start you were looking for. For design novices and beginners, this course is for those who are looking to learn graphic design basics.
This Graphic Design Basics course covers everything you need to know for a solid foundation in Graphic Design. Touching on elements such as using vectors, web research and creating your personal brand, this course will give you all the Graphic Designer Basics.
What you will learn
This Graphic Designer Basics course is an introduction into the field of Graphic Design.
Key Tools Part 1
Key Tools Part 2
Pen Shape Tools
Spacing Alignment Colour
The Importance of Shape
Finding a Style which Suits You
Importing your logo
Using Shapes and Paths to Ink Logo
Logo Spacing & Fonts
Refining Logo with FX
Knowing your Client
Logo Extended Exercise
Analysing the Layout
Using Vectors or Smart Objects
Exploring Custom Shapes
Finding Other Custom Shapes
Making a Speech Bubble
Making An Icon
Making Unique Shapes
Creating the Borders & Background
Creating the Pet Using Paths
Adding the Circle Shadow
Adding the Font & Final FX
Exporting from Photoshop
Poster Extended Exercise
Web Layout Alignment & Justification
Using Groups & Naming Conventions
Designing More Website Icons
Creating the Base Layout
Creating the Menu/ Hover Links
Adding the Main Content Section
Adding the Footer Content Section
Create your personal branding
Saving out your Finished work
Creating an account with Image Shack
Examining Links for Blog Posting
Create an Account on Blogger
Bringing in your personalised Banner
Creating your First Blog Post
Online Portfolio Extended Exercise
Please note that the official exam is not included, however for those who complete the course, they will receive a completion certificate upon request.
Who is this course for?
This course is for those who are interested in learning the basics of graphic design. If becoming a Graphic Designer is something that interests you, then this course is the perfect start.
There are no pre-requisites for this course
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Hi there, when will the course start and is it applicable to Nambia citizens?
Logins are normally issued within 48 hours and can be studied online anywhere in the worldThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Do I need to have different designer softwares like Photoshop? Or the course can be complated without them?
You can use Photoshop or any similar opensource softwareThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Joseph Otieno asked:
Hello was just asking must the fee for graphic and web design paid in full or someone can pay in installments???
Full payment through Reed onlyThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
How does this course compare in terms of content with a B.A or H. N.D Graphic design is there a higher chance of employment?
Hi, Richard This is an entry-level course which will teach you the basics of graphic design.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
IS THERE ANY COURSE ON VIDEOGRAPHY
Hi, Michael Unfortunately, we do not offer any courses on videography.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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