This course is designed to give you a comprehensive background overview and introduce you to the overall graphic design environment. You will be introduced to two of the most important software programs used in Graphic Design: Photoshop and InDesign. You will learn about some of the basic roles of a graphic designer through a series of practical projects with an emphasis on print material. After this course you will be familiar with the contemporary graphic design environment and be prepared to handle various graphic design projects. You will understand how to work to a project brief and take creative decisions. The course will also deal with creating effective presentation materials for the business environment.
Course Length: 6 weeks, 36 hours
A binder or notebook to keep notes and handouts.
Layout pad and pencils.
Course Hours: 5:30pm-8:30pm. Tuesdays & Thursdays
Shawn studied at the Vancouver Island University and has a been a working graphic designer for over 13 years in Victoria, British Columbia. Working primarily in the publication industry, as well as internet marketing and product design, Shawn has a breadth of experience working in high pressure deadline driven environments and working to find creative solutions. In addition to graphic design, Shawn pursues a lifelong love of illustration, including comic, fantasy and editorial work as well as a strong knowledge in observation of narrative & culture, sharing how graphic design shapes our perception of the world around us.
Classes with insufficient registration will be cancelled. Should this occur, a full refund will be issued. So don't delay, register today!
Please call 250-383-3631 for more information.