Graphic Design with Illustrator

Developing your own portfolio of digital art is at the heart of this course where students learn the ins and outs of the industry’s leading software Adobe Illustrator. Students will start out learning the fundamentals of graphic design, using the Adobe Creative Suite and project-based learning. They will learn the design process, color theory, typography, and how to recreate professional media and advertisements. At the end of the course, students will have a portfolio of designs and develop a final project piece that allows them to focus on their passion and emulates a real-world client.

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US$699

Description

Developing your own portfolio of digital art is at the heart of this course where students learn the ins and outs of the industry’s leading software Adobe Illustrator. Students will start out learning the fundamentals of graphic design, using the Adobe Creative Suite and project-based learning. They will learn the design process, color theory, typography, and how to recreate professional media and advertisements. At the end of the course, students will have a portfolio of designs and develop a final project piece that allows them to focus on their passion and emulates a real-world client.

This course is one of our flagship Tech Camp experiences, infused with hands-on, project-based learning, designed to equip students with 21st-century technology skills. Students will engage in real-world problem solving and collaborate with fellow students to create solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems.

Computer:

  • Laptop or desktop computer running Windows or macOS that meets the minimum specifications of the hardware and software listed below.
  • Built-in or external microphone
  • Built-in or external speakers or headphones
  • Google Chrome browser
  • Additional computer screen/monitor (recommended)

Hardware:

Software:

N.B. Download and install Adobe software for free. You will receive a complimentary Adobe Creative Cloud license from Digital Media Academy to activate the software for the duration of the course.

Other Materials:

  • Medium-sized sketchbook
  • Pencils and pens

By the end of this course:

Students will be able to…

  • articulate the core principles of graphic design and industry vocabulary
  • explain the ways that graphic design defines the visual world around us
  • use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to achieve their vision
  • identify differences between Photoshop and Illustrator
  • incorporate resources from the web into their designs

Students will create…

  • a portfolio that simulates real-world client work and incorporates personal style
  • original compositions incorporating typography, color theory, and composition
  • recreations of professional advertisements
  • digital illustrations

Course content

Unit 1
1.1 Welcome, Illustrator Interface & Objects
1.2 Illustrator Pen Tool

Unit 2
2.1 Illustrator Family Crest Creation
2.2 Color Theory

Unit 3
3.1 Design Thinking
3.2 Visual Hierarchy

Unit 4
4.1 Typography
4.2 Adobe Dimension

Unit 5
5.1 Design Thinking & Final Project Briefing
5.2 Final Project – Finishing Touches

Build your Future-key Portfolio with a Certificate of Completion from Digital Media Academy

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Info

  • Product Type: Tech Camps
  • Career Pathway: Creative Design
  • Career Track:
  • Level:
  • Pre-requisites: None
  • Age: 13-18
  • Grade:
  • Style: Teacher-led
  • Modules:
  • Certificate Awarded: Yes
  • Graphic Design with Illustrator

    Developing your own portfolio of digital art is at the heart of this course where students learn the ins and outs of the industry’s leading software Adobe Illustrator. Students will start out learning the fundamentals of graphic design, using the Adobe Creative Suite and project-based learning. They will learn the design process, color theory, typography, and how to recreate professional media and advertisements. At the end of the course, students will have a portfolio of designs and develop a final project piece that allows them to focus on their passion and emulates a real-world client.

    Register
    SKU: TCGI1 Category:

    US$699