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
Educated in England, Derek worked in the advertising & design world in London, Montreal and Toronto. He moved to Victoria in 2014 from Toronto where he was a professor in the Advertising Program at Sheridan College School of Business. He created and taught a number of courses focused on using design, branding, software and creativity to maximize communication in business, presentation and self-promotional material. He was an award winning Art Director and Creative Director at a number of leading international advertising agencies and was responsible for creative work on major brands including Kellogg’s, Unilever, Labatt Breweries, Toronto Blue Jays, Kraft Foods, and Lipton.
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