A comprehensive introduction to Graphic Design
This hands-on graphic design course introduces participants to all aspects of the graphic design process. Perfect for those who are keen to understand design principles and then apply them using Adobe InDesign Creative Cloud.
Graphic Design Course Content
This course includes both tutorial and hands-on practical components, using Apple Mac computers.
- An introduction to Graphic Design & the Principles of Design
- Creating Documents for promotions (ie flyers)
- The use of text – basic typography
- Graphics – using raster and vector based graphics in logos
- Formatting objects
- Managing objects – managing all the elements of a design file
- The preparation of files for output
Who is this course for?
No prior knowledge of graphic design or Adobe InDesign is required. This course is perfect for people who are interested in graphic design but are not sure where to begin, or those seeking an overview of this very popular form of design career.
Students will require basic computer skills however (being able to navigate Windows or Apple Operating System)
While the course is delivered using Apple computers, this is not an Apple course – what you learn can be applied to any platform including PC/Windows.
What should I bring on the day?
Please bring along a pen and paper and a USB stick if you wish to save your work.
Leib is a graphic designer and visual artist living in Melbourne. First graduating from Latrobe University with a MBA and then from Latrobe Law with a Master of Dispute Resolution, Leib’s original background was in business and alternative dispute resolution.
Having discovered the joy that comes with creative problem solving, Leib then changed his career to work in the creative industries, going back to complete studies in Graphic Design at Swinburne TAFE and then at RMIT University.
Leib gained work experience in graphics at first within the print industry, and then went on to become a graphic designer in the education and government sectors. Leib is now the owner of Monrotype, a graphic design and typesetting studio specialising in marketing and communications for the research, non-for-profit and government sectors.
Leib is interested in art, science, political ideology and loves a bit of good TV!
Tuesday, 10th March - 4 classes
$320 / $304 (conc)