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Graphic Design Intro | Training Course

Learn the core principles and approach your work like a professional designer.
Design content that meets the brief and communicates your message clearly.

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Graphic Design Intro | Training Course

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Course Info

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Course Takeaways
Takeaways

What will I learn?

  • To think like a designer
  • Improve your visual skills
  • Typography and colour theory
  • To use brand guidelines
  • Plan your projects successfully
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
Course Takeaways
Learner Reviews

How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.8 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 155 reviews

Design Brief

• Understanding the design process

• How to communicate what you have created

• Creativity and context - What you actually need to know to push great work out into the world

• Improving your visual skills and exploring different ways of seeing

Composition

• What it means to have a well composed piece of work

• Design Principles:

• Form & Space

• Figure & Ground

• Gestalt Psychology

• Symmetry/Asymmetry

• Layout Principles

Branding

• Brand Guidelines

• Understanding the difference between logos and logotypes

• How to use brand guidelines to create inspiring work

Imagery

• When to use illustration or photography

• Visual Storytelling

• Where to buy images from

• A bit about copyright

Typography

• Font families and how they work

• Basics of font makeup (serif/non serif and styles of font)

• Which fonts pair well together and which fonts to avoid

• Where and how to buy fonts

• Crucial tips on how to use typography in your work

• Optimum text point sizes for different viewing platforms

Colour Theory

• Choosing colours that work well together

• Understanding the difference between screen and print colours

• Why colour is important

• How to restrict a colour palette

Resources & Further Learning

• Useful websites

• Podcasts

• Further Reading

Questions and answers

  Course Dates Venue   Price  
Online £199 + VAT save £150
London Bridge £229 + VAT save £120
London Bridge £249 + VAT save £100
Online £279 + VAT save £70
London Bridge £299 + VAT save £50
Online £349 + VAT
London Bridge £349 + VAT

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"Knowledge of the trainer, the facilities, issues were sorted very quickly. he training course was brilliant and the facilities were top notch! The lunch and refreshments provided were lovely and social distancing measures are kept in place."
Crown Prosecution Service
11th June - Graphic Design : Introduction

Latest Reviews



"The trainer (Ian) was very approachable and friendly - you felt comfortable asking him any questions or going over anything you'd missed first time. He has given me lots of good ideas that I'll definitely use at work. This course really usefully supplements Media Training's InDesign courses. I'd recommend doing it between your InDesign: Introduction and InDesign: Intermediate courses. The course is well paced, with well-timed breaks and lunch. Although I particularly liked your previous centre as it was so funky and full of character, the new centre is as good as it can be. Very spacious and airy, very clean, great views!"
House Of Lords
  • 11th June


"Liked all the little computer shortcuts and I liked having time in the course to be able to experiment and try it for myself. Also a very good class size, very friendly people and a lovely, comfortable, work enviroment."
Sammy Barratt
  • 11th June


"Everything! The course exceeded my expectations, Seb was extremely knowledgeable and I really enjoyed it."
Commonwealth War Graves Foundation
  • 12th May
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