Graphic Design Courses

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Associate Diploma Unit 14 flyer for digital Publishing

Associate Diploma Unit 14 flyer for digital Publishing is introduction tutorial to support learners with digital design skills. Nowadays most digital flyers are interactive, static PDFs are not really interesting for an audience that uses highly dynamic media, In this session, we are going to create an interactive  PDF document that can be distributed by email or …

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HOW TO ACHIEVE BE ABLE TO USE A RANGE OF CREATIVE THINKING TECHNIQUES TO GENERATE IDEAS AND RESPONSES

This short page is just a short session to discuss how to achieve “be able to use a range of creative thinking techniques to generate ideas and responses. Your option is to really look at evolution and how the world has changed over the years. Creative thinking is not just applied to design. For this …

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Showcase your Assessment Projects with a blog

This Showcase your Assessment Projects with a blog session is about supporting Level 3 Graphic Design students with the idea of creating a blog. 1. Choose a name for your blogAlthough you are going to use a free blogging platform it is important to double if usernames and blog names/titles have not yet been taken. …

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Teamwork Skills Assignment – trifold flyer

Associate Diploma Graphic Design – Unit EO2 Teamwork Skills Scenario Teamwork Skills Assignment – trifold flyer Your goal is to work within a team to plan and produce a trifold flyer that would attract new students onto the Graphic Design course. As a team you should be able to plan, produce and deliver the project …

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First printed book for Associate Diploma

Glad to present our first printed book for Associate Diploma Graphic Design for the group Voc G9. One of our activity was to create a children’s book by hand with all sketches and drawings by hand and all students have made some very interesting projects with just paper.  We then took the project a bit …

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Unit 7 Associate Diploma Assessment Support

This unit 7 Associate Diploma Assessment Support presentation is a demonstration of what you need to competently evidence your ability to use the software to a good level and how you apply to tools and functions of the software. Whether you are providing design services as a freelance designer or working for a company your …

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Unit 4 Associate Diploma Raster Graphic

This unit 4 Associate Diploma Raster Graphic Assessment Support presentation is a demonstration of what you need to competently evidence your ability to use the software to a good level and how you apply to tools and functions of the software. Whether you are providing design services as a freelance designer or working for a …

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Unit 8 Photoshop advanced tutorial Associate Diploma Graphic Design

Class workshop for Unit 8 Photoshop advanced tutorial Associate Diploma Graphic Design. Support using different fucntions in Photoshop This is a more advance tutorial for the associate diploma class, the tutorial looks at unit 8 Photoshop the different advanded tools on can use to create imagery.   Use the ruler to accurately measure distance and …

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Passing unit 1 Associate Diploma Graphic Design

This is a class session working with the Associate Diploma Graphic Design students. The class is a series of short assessment tasks helping associate diploma graphic design achieving the unit 1. This support session provide guidance on what to do. There are quite a few things learners need to do for passing unit 1 associate …

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Associate Diploma Graphic Design Unit 5 Task 1

Associate Diploma Graphic Design Unit 5 Task 1 is all about demonstrating typographic skills with different software, with this session we will explore creative typography Achieving task 1 with Illustrator Notes Prep: Get an image and a poem online 1- Create a New Document Size is up to you 2. Place your picture, resize if …

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Associate Diploma Graphic Design Unit 3

Task one and two support Task 2 should help cover the following learning outcomes: 2.1 Select colors with precision 2.2 Create a harmonious color scheme 2.3 Save colors in the color palette for future use 2.4 Specify the balance of each color in the palette a) Dominant color(s) b) Supporting colors c) Accents/highlights Associate Diploma …

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Medina talented Graphic Design Students

Introducing Medina talented Graphic Design Students’ work this year. I have been asked by my students to help promote their hard work and talent. Since September, I have had the wonderful opportunity to work with a group of students from Medina. The group is made of 26 talented girls, they are now ready to take …

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Associate Diploma Graphic Design unit 1 elements

Associate Diploma Graphic Design unit 1 elements workshop catch up notes for students who did not attend.  How the pass Associate Diploma Graphic Design unit 1 elements? Ensuring you pass this unit with a grade A, takes a lot of effort and experimentation with drawing. Define, describe or explain with examples (or your own drawings) …

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Associate Diploma in Graphic Design Illustrator Movement Poster

Associate Diploma in Graphic Design Illustrator Movement Poster is a tutorial to support learners creating a simple poster with an illusion of movement. This session is all about using Adobe Illustrator and the ellipse tool, and learning how to transform lines into arrows and finally create movment.      Other tutorials on movement with Illustrator

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Associate Diploma Graphic Design Create Repetition and texture using Photoshop Brushes

Workshop Aims:  Learn how to create repetition and texture using Photoshop Brushes tools in your designs  Objectives: Create interesting designs with texture/repetition    Starter Session: Let’s look at the artist’t tools and discuss all the tools they use to create texture Main Session: Looking at Photoshop can you find tools that the artists use to draw  …

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Associate Diploma relating Islamic Art to elements and Principles of design

Lesson Aims Lesson aims to support Associate Diploma relating Islamic Art to elements and Principles of design Artist observation (DANA AWARTANI) Understand how artists work with the principles of repetition  Objectives  Create artwork in the style of DANA AWARTAN TASK 1 – WORK IN TEAM  WHAT IS ISLAMIC ART AND HOW DOES ISLAMIC ART RELATES TO …

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Associate Diploma Graphic Design Principles of Design Visually

Aim of session Know how to identify principles of design in different types of artwork Objectives Produce artwork applying the principals of design   Duration: 3 hours Which principle of design is applied in the above images? take your time and explain in your own words.   The two images above definitely have contrast. In your own terms explain …

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Associate Diploma Unit 1 Understand design theory Intro

  Lesson AIms: INTRODUCTION TO THE UNIT LESSON OBJECTIVES EXPERIMENT WITH ELEMENT AND PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN Understand design theory Intro Graphic Design or Visual Communication is the art of combining text, images, and artistic skills to convey a message, transmit information, educate, attract an audience through different mediums (adverts, flyers, TV, movies, animations, books, magazines etc..) …

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Free Stock Photos & Images

The list of Free Stock Photos & Images below should help you with all your project, use them for inspiration, web, app, graphic design. PICJUMBO –http://picjumbo.com/ – Free Stock Photos & Images CC0 Picjumbo is a free stock photo site created in 2013 by designer & photographer Viktor Hanacek. It all started when several stock photo sites rejected …

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Level 3 Unit 7 Showcase

13 weeks of work (1 hour and half session per week), my students have produced good work for the limited time we have had to produce this (see below) Unit Aim: This unit developed the student’s ability to critically analyse and integrate research, contextual understanding, materials, methods and skills to solve time-based problems in art …

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The Derwent Art Prize 2016 Competition

Derwent Art Prize 2016, will be showcasing the very best artworks created in pencil by British and International artists. Artists can submit 2D and 3D works created with any pencil or coloured pencil as well as water soluble, pastel, graphite or charcoal pencils. An exhibition of the selected work will be on show at the Mall …

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DERBY 2016 CALL FOR ENTRIES

UK YOUNG ARTISTS NATIONAL FESTIVAL: DERBY 2016 CALL FOR ENTRIES DEADLINE TUESDAY 31 MAY 2016 AT 17.00 UK Young Artists is a registered charity that champions the next generation of creativity, supporting collaboration and intercultural dialogue, ensuring a vibrant and diverse creative future for the UK. We develop artists’ practice through cross art form opportunities …

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Level 3 unit 8 FMP Workshop Illustrations

Level 3 unit 8 FMP Workshop Illustrations Create a new document size does not matter for the moment On the Bg layer make a sky with the gradient tool (stacked with the paint bucket tool) Use the elliptical lasso tool to create a black circle a second layer (create the new layer) Use the elliptical lasso tool …

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