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Graphic Design - Visual and Graphic Design

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Graphic Design - Visual and Graphic Design
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • This free online course is ideal for students studying graphic design, those working in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) or indeed anyone interested in design in general.


    Exploring graphic design, industrial design and the design process in general, this exciting course examines various design elements including line, shape, form and texture and design principles, covering composition, balance, contrast and hierarchy.

  • This course will help you to gain a good knowledge of using elements such as lines, shapes, forms, tones, textures, letters and colours in design. You will know the most important design principles that should be considered in a visual display. It will help you to understand paraline, orthogonal, isometric, oblique, planometric and perspective drawing systems and elements of the production system such as printing, photography, photocopying and 3D processes.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 5 )
  • Design elements and principles
    • Exploring Design Elements and Principles: Point
    • Line
    • Shape
    • Form
    • Tone
    • Texture
    • Colour
    • Letterform
    • Design principles
    • Design Principles
    • Design Principles Continued
    • Design elements
    • Design principles activity
  • Drawing systems
    • An Explanation of the Drawing Systems: Paraline
    • An Explanation of the Drawing Systems: Orthogonal
    • An Explanation of the Drawing Systems: Isometric
    • An Explanation of the Drawing Systems: Oblique
    • An Explanation of the Drawing Systems: Planometric
    • An Explanation of the Drawing Systems: Perspective
  • Production systems in the design industry
    • Production Systems: Printing
    • Production Systems: Photography
    • Production Systems: Photocopy
    • Production Systems: Using Computers
    • Production Systems: 3D process
  • The production process
    • The visual communication production process
    • The Visual Communication Production Process: The Communication Need
    • The Visual Communication Production Process: A Sample Brief
  • Assessment
    • Graphic Design 1 Assessment
Topics List ( 13 )
Design elements and principles
Design elements and principles This free online course is an introduction to design elements and principles. Design elements include line, shape, form and texture, and design principles cover composition, balance, contrast and hierarchy. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 6 )
Drawing systems
Drawing systems This free online course reviews drawing systems that involve the use of parallel lines such as paraline methods like isometric, oblique and planometric drawing techniques. It also reviews the perspective method of drawing. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 5 )
Production systems in the design industry
Production systems in the design industry This free online course covers production systems used in the design industry such as printing, photography, photocopying and using computers. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 3 )
The production process
The production process This free online course covers the production process used in visual communications, and reviews the communication need, also called the brief, which is given to the designer by the client. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 1 )
Assessment
Assessment
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    XSIQ

  • Video

    Yes

  • Audio

    Yes

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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