Graphic Design - Visual and Graphic Design - Revised
Learn about design processes, key design elements and graphic design skills.
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Graphic design is a skill with almost limitless uses. From designing company logos, to assisting architects, to creating beautiful art, the possibilities are endless. Almost every company in the world needs a graphic designer to turn their ideas into something people can see. This is a highly valuable and in-demand skill, which can be a great tool for career development. What's more, it is a fun ability that you can use to make really cool images!
The course guides you through design processes and gives you a taste of what designers do in their day-to-day work. You will then learn the basic principles of design, covering composition, balance, contrast and hierarchy. The course then examines various design elements including line, shape, form and texture. By the end of the course, you will be familiar with the fundamentals of graphic design, and from there you can take your learning journey to wherever you want it to go.
There are lots of people who have great ideas, but just can't communicate what they look like. Graphic design is the key to getting those ideas out there. A picture can tell the story of a thousand words, and with this course you can be the person who can draw that picture. This is a powerful skill that opens up an in-demand and interesting career. So why wait? Start this free course today and get one step closer to designing Microsoft's new logo.Start Course Now
Graphic Design - Visual and Graphic Design
Graphic Design - Visual and Graphic Design: Learning Outcomes
Design Elements And Principles
Applying Design Principles
Production Systems In The Design Industry
The Production Process
Graphic Design - Visual and Graphic Design: Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss the use of elements such as lines, shapes, forms, tones, textures, letters and colours in design
- Describe the most important design principles that should be considered in a visual display
- Examine paraline, orthogonal, isometric, oblique, planometric and perspective drawing systems
- Identify elements of the production system such as printing, photography, photocopying and 3D processes
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