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Graphic Design - Visual and Graphic Design


Graphic Design - Visual and Graphic Design
Graphic Design - Visual and Graphic Design

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Course Description

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.

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Learning Outcomes

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.


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Module Title
Design elements and principles
Drawing systems
Production systems in the design industry
The production process
Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 340 reviews
Course Title: Graphic Design - Visual and Graphic Design
Course #: 205
Course Publisher: XSIQ
Course Category: 6
Content Origin: Australian School Curriculum
Course Description:

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.

License:
Release Date: 18 April 2013
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: Low
Animation: Low
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Tendani Matumba
    Tendani Matumba South Africa Very informative. I learned a lot about the principles of design especially the colour organisation. Thank you Alison. 2015-06-23 21:06:00
  • Victoria Smith
    Victoria Smith United States of America Thank you! Good information for a beginner Graphic Design student. 2015-06-21 17:06:37
  • Elissa Corrie
    Elissa Corrie United States of America The course was very informative. I learned a lot about the graphic design process. 2015-06-17 05:06:57
  • Bonolo Phuku
    Bonolo Phuku South Africa A back to basics course on design. Informative and helpful. 5 out of 5. 2015-06-05 08:06:14
  • Jomar Jerome Sinson
    Jomar Jerome Sinson Philippines Perfect for those newbies! Good job! 2015-06-03 01:06:45
  • Pedro Pablo Quan Gomez
    Pedro Pablo Quan Gomez Guatemala It is a good course but it just explores the basic concepts of design. 2015-06-02 03:06:28
  • Jai Barlow
    Jai Barlow United States of America It was fine. Learned from it. 2015-05-31 18:05:08
  • Sheree OConnor
    Sheree OConnor Jamaica The course is not exactly what I was looking for but informative nonetheless 2015-05-31 03:05:22
  • John Emmanuel Genoguin
    John Emmanuel Genoguin Philippines This is just only the beginning of my career in the graphic designing industry. Alison is the big part of it. Thank you very much. 2015-05-20 14:05:07
  • Victor Bilbao
    Victor Bilbao Brazil Very good course, thank you! 2015-05-14 22:05:16
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