COURSE OUTLINE

 Course Structure and Requirements

 Course Title: Graphics Design Course Objectives:

  1. a) This course is specially designed to provide technical knowledge and skills to cope with the requirement of Graphic Design.
  2. b) The course is designed to enable trainees to acquire a range of technical and vocational, practical, personal and organizational skills valued and utilized both within and beyond the workplace;

Requirement of Competencies for the Targeted Occupations in the Job market

  1. Understanding Graphical Designing with Computer
  2. Knowing Various Types File Format
  3. Designing Works with Adobe Photoshop
  4. Designing Works with Adobe Illustrator
  5. Outsourcing Graphics Design

Student Assessment Method

a) Class Test (practical based)

b) Monthly Test (practical)

c) Final Test (oral and practical based)

PHOTOSHOP OUTLINE

Methodology

PowerPoint Presentation, Interactive lecture, Question and answer session.

Contents of Training:

  1. How to install Adobe Photoshop7.0 Software?
  2. Open the PowerPoint Slide.
  3. Introduction to Photoshop Basic
  4. Open your Photoshop Software
  5. Getting to Know the Workspace
  6. The Basics of Working with Photoshop
  7. Working with Layer
  8. Copy/Cut/Paste/Zoom in/Zoom Out
  9. File Save/Rename/Delete
  10. Introduction to various type of images and resolutions (Samples provided: JPEG, TIF, PSD, PNG)
  11. Tools Overview
  12. Rectangular Marque Tool
  13. Move Tool
  14. Lasso Tool
  15. Magic Wand Tool
  16. Healing Brush Tool
  17. Pen Tool
  18. Selection Tool
  19. Hand Tool
  20. Crop Tool
  21. Type Tool
  22. Brush Tool
  23. Working with PEN tool
  24. Drawing straight line and curve by using Pen tool.
  25. Path Selection tool and path palette
  26. Path Save/rename/ clipping options
  27. Background and Foreground color fill
  28. Image resizing
  29. Practicing Single layer and Multi-Layer Clipping Path
  • Background & Foreground remove
    • Background Erase concept
    • Single color background remove and Multi color background remove.
    • Introduction to erase tool& Pen Tool
  • Image Shadow
  • Natural Shadow
  • Artificial Shadow/Drop Shadow
  • Photo Editing (Image Retouch, Image Enhancement and Manipulation)
  • Introduction to Re-touch tools and technique
  • Basic Stamping Tool
  • Creating a Good Image
  • Lips & Hair Color Design
  • Editing Techniques
  • Logo Design
  • Logo Design idea
  • Font & Name Base Logo Design
  • Name & Design Base Logo Design
  • Card Design
  • Business Card Design
  • Visiting Card Design
  • Banner Design
  • Poster Design
  • Flyer Design
  • Cover Photo Design for any Social Media

ILLUSTRATOR OUTLINE

Introduction

This course facilitates participants to learn to use the most powerful tool for vector design in the graphic arts industry. This course helps customize work environment and increase illustration productivity with great tips and tricks. You will be able to create logos, professional type effects, complex airbrush effects and impressive designs that unlock the artistic potential within you. Everything of Illustrator like: advanced selection techniques, perspective grids, using the gradient mesh tool, advanced brush techniques, graphs and patterns etc. will be taught.

Participants will get the following:
soft copy of every lesson

Methodology

Interactive lecture, PowerPoint Presentation, Question and answer session.

Contents of Training:

KNOW YOUR CREATIVE WORKSPACE

  1. Understanding the workspace
  2. Organizing Your Workspace
  3. Adjusting the user interface brightness
  4. Working with the Tools panel
  5. Exploring the Control panel
  6. Working with panels, Editing panel groups
  7. Resetting and saving your workspace
  8. Using panel menus, Changing the view of artwork
  9. Using the view commands, Using the Zoom tool
  10. Scrolling through a document,

CREATING SHAPES, TYPES AND DESIGNING LAYOUT

1.Create and edit verities types of shapes and Types
2.Creating point type, Creating area type
3.Working with text and text
4.Changing additional text and paragraph attributes
5.Wrapping text around an object, Creating text outlines
6.Setting Type on a Curve and Warping Type
7.Transforming Type with Warps & Envelopes
8.Applying Brushes

WORKING WITH LAYERS

  1. Understanding layers, Viewing layers,
  2. .Creating layers,Selecting and moving objects and layers
  3. Duplicating layer content, Moving layers,Locking layers
  4. Merging layers,Locating layers
  5. Applying appearance attributes to layers

DRAWING WITH THE PEN TOOL

  1. Exploring the Pen tool,
  2. Selecting paths,
  3. Constraining lines
  4.  Introducing curved paths,
  5. Drawing a curve with the Pen tool
  6.  Drawing a series of curves with the Pen tool

WORKING WITH TYPE TOOL

  1. Work with type tool & Area Type tool,
  2. Vertical type tool,
  3. Path type tool,
  4. Vertical area type tool,
  5. Vertical Path type tool

 APPLYING APPEARANCE ATTRIBUTES AND GRAPHIC STYLES

  1. Using the Appearance pane
  2. Editing appearance attributes
  3. Applying an appearance attribute to a layer
  4. Using graphic styles, Applying an existing graphic style

 BLENDING COLORS AND SHAPES

  1.      Creating and applying a linear gradient
  2. Adjusting the direction and angle of a gradient
  3. Editing a gradient on a stroke
  4. Adjusting the radial gradient

WORKING WITH SYMBOLS

  1. Working with symbols
  2. Using existing Illustrator symbol libraries

WORKING WITH BRUSHES

  1. Using Calligraphic brushes
  2. Applying a Calligraphic brush to artwork
  3. Drawing with the Paintbrush tool
  4. Editing paths with the Paintbrush tool
  5. Editing a brush, removing a brush stroke
  6. Using Art brushes, Applying an existing Art brush

 EXPRESSIVE STROKES
The Expanded Stroke Panel, Brushes, Symbols

APPLYING EFFECTS

  1. Applying an effect, Editing and deleting effects
  2. Editing shapes with a Pathfinder effect
  3. Applying a Stylize effect,
  4. Applying Distort & Transform
  1. ILLUSTRATOR GRAPHICS WITH OTHER APPLICATIONS
    Placing a Photoshop image with Show Import Options
    2. Applying a simple clipping mask to an image
    3. Creating an opacity mask, Editing and opacity mask
    4. Understanding Linking vs. Embedding in Illustrator
    5. Finding link information, Embedding images
    6. Move Illustrator files to Photoshop and In-Design

 Illustrator Art

  1. Creating Pencil Art
  2. Pencil Art Design
  3. Cartoon Art Design

Creating a Visiting Card
Business card design

Personal branding design
 

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