Graphic Design Thinking

Learn some techniques and tricks that graphic designers use to create the products we use every day. Apply your new skills and knowledge to create your own websites, book covers, logos, and more.

Participants in this course will learn about accepted principles of graphic design and their influence on media ranging from print design to app design. They will explore the ways that color scheme and layout affect the user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) in many of the devices and programs we use every day. Throughout the course, participants will analyze, remix, and create original work for target audiences that reflect these essential concepts of design.

  • Creative Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Certificate
  • Foundation
  • Level
  • 13-18
SKU: SPCGR1c Category: Tag:

$99 USD

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Graphic Design Thinking

Learn some techniques and tricks that graphic designers use to create the products we use every day. Apply your new skills and knowledge to create your own websites, book covers, logos, and more.

Participants in this course will learn about accepted principles of graphic design and their influence on media ranging from print design to app design. They will explore the ways that color scheme and layout affect the user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) in many of the devices and programs we use every day. Throughout the course, participants will analyze, remix, and create original work for target audiences that reflect these essential concepts of design.

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  • Creative Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Certificate
  • Foundation
  • Level
  • 13-18
SKU: SPCGR1c Category: Tag:

$99 USD

Description

Learn some techniques and tricks that graphic designers use to create the products we use every day. Apply your new skills and knowledge to create your own websites, book covers, logos, and more.

Participants in this course will learn about accepted principles of graphic design and their influence on media ranging from print design to app design. They will explore the ways that color scheme and layout affect the user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) in many of the devices and programs we use every day. Throughout the course, participants will analyze, remix, and create original work for target audiences that reflect these essential concepts of design.

This is a Digital Media Academy self-paced learning experience, designed to build foundational knowledge and skills through hands-on, project-based activities and interactive online excercises.

By the end of this course:

Students will be able to…

  • Identify major elements of colour theory and principles of design
  • Remix designs to personalize them for themselves and others
  • Select user interfaces and user experiences for specific audiences
  • Create original designs or branding for specific audiences

Course content

Unit 1 – The Wonderful World of Color
Lesson 1: Cool Colors
Lesson 2: Color Combinations

Unit 2 – Slogans and Symbols
Lesson 3: Slogans and Taglines
Lesson 4: The Power of Symbols

Unit 3 – Graphic Design Tips
Lesson 5: Elements of Design
Lesson 6: Create a Card

Unit 4 – Know Your Audience
Lesson 7: Empathy
Lesson 8: Design a Logo

Unit 5 – Graphic Designer Challenges
Lesson 9-10: Book Cover Design Challenge
Lesson 11-12: App Icon Design CHallenge
Lesson 13-14: Poster Design Challenge

  • Computer or tablet with internet connection
  • Pens, pencils, markers

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