Courses Info

A brief summary

Graphic design is the methodology of visual communication, and problem-solving through the use of type, space and image. The field is considered a subset of visual communication and communication design, but sometimes the term “graphic design” is used interchangeably with these due to overlapping skills involved.

What you will learn

At BEACON IT we’ll take you through the design process from beginning to end, integrating idea generation, technical knowledge, design theory and studio skills at every step. Follow the links below for a more detailed look at what you will learn.

  • Design Theory
  • Practical work
  • Individual out of 15 projects




Course Outline:


Introduction to Graphics

  • Welcome to Photoshop CS5,
  • Making Photoshop your default image editor,
  • Installing the DekeKeys keyboard shortcuts,
  • Remapping Mac OS shortcuts,
  • Installing the Best Workflow color settings,
  • The color settings explained,
  • Loading the CS5 color settings in Bridge

Adobe Photoshop

  • Interface and Basic tool and shape
  • Basic for retouching and related tool
  • Retouching
  • Working with texture and pattern
  • PS
  • Business card with mock-up
  • Mock-up making and Marketplace
  • Animation and Video editing
  • Flyer design
  • Marketplace
  • T-shirt design (using photoshop and illustrator)
  • Apps UI/UX design
  • Web and Apps element design
  • Web Template design

Adobe Illustrator

  • Interface and Basic tool
  • shape and object
  • Control shape and object
  • Type and modify shape
  • Vector convert (same as vector tracing)
  • Marketplace
  • Problem solve and shape making idea
  • Work with Brush, Swatch and Symbols
  • AI
  • Business card
  • Logo design
  • Vector Tracing (same as vector convert)

Real time Project Work

  • Business card design,
  • Logo design,
  • Vector concert
  • Photoshop animation
  • Photoshop video editing
  • Retouching
  • Document editing
  • Book cover design
  • Flyer design
  • Poster design
  • Pattern design
  • T-shirt design
  • Apps UI/UX element design
  • Web template and element design