Intro to Graphic Design Course

Intro to Graphic Design Course Gold Coast – OVERVIEW

Intro to Graphic Design Course Gold Coast, is great for all Gold Coast & Brisbane residents who wish to learn the tools to create effective visual communication by using the Adobe Creative Cloud. This is by far our most popular course!

This Graphic Design Course has been developed to teach you the basics of industry standard Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign. So you can create your own visual communications. We teach in small classrooms with no more than 6 students, which means our qualified Adobe trainer will be able to personalise to your experience to suit your needs.

By the end of the 3 days, you can set up for print or web any of your visual communication. This is our most popular course because we teach you the basics of:

 

Illustrator CoursesIllustator -which is our vector graphics – once you have the basic understanding of this you can manuiplate any vector image.

 

Photoshop CoursesPhotoshop – which can manuiplate or enhance any image. During this day we will show you how to replace backgrounds, and use the selection tools.

 

InDesign CoursesIndesign – is a page layout program that puts it all together. So we bring in our vector elements and enhance photo images and create a double sided DL print ready PDF.

 

Acrobat CoursesAnd as a bonus we show you a bit of Adobe Acrobat to create this print ready PDF and send to the printer.

In just this 3 day Graphic Design Course you will learn how to 

  • How to use the selection tools
  • Enhance an image
  • Crop an image
  • Basic photo healing
  • How to generate the different file formats
  • Replace the background of one image with another
  • Preparing images and graphics for web/print
  • Create vectors graphics
  • How to live trace an illustration
  • How to create colour swatches and manage colours
  • Create vector graphics with the pathfinder, shape builder tool and pen tool
  • How to work with graphic frames
  • How to place place images, graphics, on a page
  • How to work with text frames
  • How to work with word doc’s
  • How save your files
  • Create your own output files
  • How to create print ready PDF’s

This course is suitable for marketers, administration, web designers looking at moving into print, personal assistants, students, town planners, photographers, architects, school teachers, entrepreneurs, employed or people who are wanting to upskill themselves.

Interested in only Photoshop: Here
Interested in only Illustrator: Here
Interested in only InDesign: Here

Experience

Our accredited trainers are industry professionals who have over 10 years experience in the graphic design industry. So what does this mean. we are certified educators with real world experiences which this relates back to the activities that we do in class.

Innovation

We teach. On Adobes latest creative cloud  application on-in house fast computers. You can download the Adobe Creative Cloud at your workplace and create visual communications, edit documents in no time at all. Visit Adobe’s CC website for more information: Here

On going support

We believe in you using the programs when you leave us, so our training continues with online video resources, back up email support, re sit options and invitations to join our online community forum.

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More on what you will learn:

Illustrator Courses
Learn techniques in Illustrator such as:
  • Personalising the workspace
  • Straight Lines
  • Curves
  • Corners
  • Using the Pen Tool
  • Fill & Stroke
  • Basic Shape Tools
  • Grouping
  • Templates
  • Using the Live Trace & Live Paint
  • Tracing Hand-Drawn Images
  • Brushes
  • Flare Tool
  • Juggling Colours & Gradients
  • Dashed Lines & Stroke options
  • Combining Shapes with the Pathfinder
  • Merging Paths
  • Output files for print & web.
Photoshop Courses

Learn techniques in Photoshop such as:

  • Combining images together,
  • Selection Tools
  • Output files for print, web or social media
  • Retouching
  • Colour Correction Techniques
  • Matching Tones
  • Loading selection
  • Output files for print or web
  • Combine images together,
  • Layers masks
  • Paths,
  • Filters +
  • many more techniques.
InDesign Courses

Learn techniques in InDesign such as:

  • placing text
  • placing an image
  • and placing a graphic
  • create a flyer
  • Personalise the workspace
  • Learn how to turn your document into a and EPUB for either the Ipad or Kindle.
  • Importing Videos and Audio into Indesign.
  • Personalise the workspace
  • Creating a A5 Flyer for print
  • Creating a A5 flyer for print
  • Creating a double page spread for print.
  • Advance formatting
  • Styling of paragraphs
  • Tables
  • Master pages
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