Graphics <span>Design</span> Course

Graphics Design Course

The best Graphics Design course for UI, UX, Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign

Our Graphic Design Course with certification programme is aimed at preparing you for the needs of a modern web design company. The course and its course material has been prepared with inputs from experts graphics designers working in leading graphics design companies and MNCs. The course material is also kept up to date as per the latest trends.

Why is this best graphics design course for UI, UX, Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign?

  • Focussed on Job Placement & Job Interview
  • Course material developed by Industry’s design experts
  • Your teachers will be actual designers from IT Industry
  • Focus on modern technologies demanded by leading Web design companies and MNCs
  • Full of live hands-on exercises and projects
  • DICE Academy provides you best-in-class placement assistance
  • Bonus Personality Development Course covering Professional Communication, Email Etiquette and Interview Handling Skills

You will start by learning basics of the mosts popular image editing tool in the world – Photoshop. This will be followed by other tools like Illustrator and Indesign. The course will eventually lead up to concepts like Creative Visualization, Typography, Designing graphics for websites and UI/UX concepts.

Each student is also provided with multiple course books containing the latest course material. This course material is recommended by designers from the industry.

What should you know before you start Web & Graphic Design Certification Course?

  1. Basic computer knowledge
  2. Basic Internet usage knowledge
  3. Basic typing skills
  4. Basic reading/writing skills

What is covered in Graphic Design Course?

Learning Plan for Graphic Design Course

Adobe Photoshop CS6
Becoming familiar with the workspace
Understanding the Toolbox and tool options bar” “- Detail & Importance of Canvas Size
– Explain selection tools, painting tools, erasing tools etc
– Layer Panel
– Unlocking The Layer..
– Color Mode
– New Files
– How to fill the color in document and selected area
– Tool Color pallete

Performing Basic Image/File Operation “- File types (Compressed, Un-compressed, Raster,Vector)
– File formats (PSD,TIFF,JPEG,GIF,PNG,BMP,RAW)
– Creating a new image (explain options shown in dialog box)
– Opening an existing image
– Saving an image (Again explain when to use psd,jpg,png)
– Understanding size and resolution (explain all options from dialog box)
– Changing the canvas size (explain all options dialog box)

– Difference between raster and vector
– Overview if menus bar
– File formates
– File types
– How to change the no. of steps of undo
– What is pixel
– vector images

Working with Layer, Color Modes & Color Palettes

Working with Selection tools
– How to reslect or make selection on object
– Ctrl+click on layer icon
– multiple layer selection
– renaming the layer
– Select Multiple object
– diffeference between fill and opacity
– Grouping of layers
– Transform Tool

Working with Transform, Crop & Straghten Images
– Details of cropping tools
– Cropping (Cropping.psd) – Also explaining changing canvas size along with cropping. Also explain options bar with aspect ratio & size)
– Transform Tools in Details
– Straightening (Straighten.psd)
– Rotating (Rotating.psd)
– Flipping (Flipping.psd)

Working with Selection tools with options
– Quick selection tool
– With all options
– Spacing
– Hardness
– Refine Edge

All about Layers
– Explain the concept of layers – why multiple layers are needed
– Adding new layers
– Using Layer Menus (Explain options in the menu)
– Filtering layers
– Changing the Opacity and Fill settings
– Changing the lock settings
– Blending modes
– Filtering layers
– Opacity and Fill settings
– Lock settings
– Blending modes
– Linking Layers
– Grouping Layers

Working with brushes, paint tool & gradient
– Working with painting tools in blending modes
– Applying color with painting tools
– Painting with editing tools
– Using the Brush Panel
– Selecting the brush tip shape
– Filling a selection with a color or pattern
– Applying a gradient fill

Working with Advanced Transform, Content aware scale feature
– Using Transformations
– Understanding the importance of the reference point
– Scaling images
– Rotating images
– Skewing images
– Changing the perspective of images
– Using the Warp transformation
– Using free transform
– Using the Content-Aware Scale feature”

All about Text
– Learning a Little Bit about Text
– Using the Text Tools to Add Text to Images
– Using the text tools to add text
i. Adding text as a point type
ii. Adding text as a paragraph type
iii. Edit Type
iv. Check Spelling
– Find and Replace Text
– Rasterize Type
– Create Work Path
– Convert to Shape
– Horizontal/Vertical options
– Anti-Alias adjustment
– Faux formatting
– Convert to Point Text/Paragraph Text
– Warp Text
– Adding text in a Smart Object

Working with Advanced Layers
– Layers Panel Menu
– Duplicate Layer
– Layer Style
– Layer Content Options
– Layer Mask
– Vector Mask
– Create Clipping Mask
– Smart Objects, Rasterize
– Group Layers, Ungroup Layers
– Hide Layers
– Arrange
– Combine Shapes
– Align, Distribute
– Lock All Layers in Group
– Link Layers
– Select Linked Layers
– Merge Down
– Merge Visible
– Flatten Image

Working with Path
– Understanding Paths
– Building path components
– Exploring the Vector Path
i. Using the Pen tools
ii. Using the Path Selection tools
iii. Understanding the Paths panel
iv. Free transforming paths
– Creating vector masks
– Working with vector shape tools

Working with Color, Contrast & Brightness correction of Images
– Levels
– Curves
– All Adjustemts of image menus
– Smart Filter, New Fill Layer, New Adjustment Layer

Working with advanced selection methods & filters
– Masking, Channel masking
a. Looking at Artistic Effects Filters
b. Exploring Artistic filters
c. Discovering Brush Stroke filters

Working with Web Templates Part-I
– Basic requirement to create a web page
– Understanding Patterns
– Understanding Icons
– Understanding Fonts
– Knowing Design References
– Understanding Website Design

Working with Web Templates Part-II
– Understanding tutorials available on internet
– Understanding the creation of artistic effects, brushes etc
– How to work with logo & branding
– Understanding the source of images
– Understanding UI elements
– Understanding about the dummy content based on specific industry
– Understanding how to use cooked-up vectors in your files

Working with Web Templates Part-III
– Hands-on exercise based on the industry standards

 
UI/UX Concepts
– Understanding the Business Problems
– Undetstanding the User Context
– Sketching to explore the design concept
– Prototype the solution
– Working with Wireframe Part-I
– Working with Wireframe Part-II
– Understanding the latest apps, widgets & code snippets which can be used in sites
 
Adobe Illustrator CS6
Working with artboards
– Working with artboardsa.
– Drawing shapes and lines
– Applying color
– Working with the Shape Builder tool

Creating and editing gradients
– Applying a gradient to an object
– Creating an elliptical gradient
– Modifying the colors in a gradient
– Applying a gradient across multiple objects
– Changing gradient direction, radius, or origin

Placing Adobe Photoshop images in Illustrator
– Using Image Trace

Working with the Color Guide panel
– About selecting colors
– Swatches panel and swatch library panels
– Color Picker
– Eyedropper tool
– Color panel
– Color Guide panel
– Edit Colors/Recolor Artwork dialog box
– Add Selected Colors command or New Color Group button

Creating and applying a pattern
– Creating painted pattern object
– Creating pattern swatch from an object :
– Editing your pattern

 
Adobe In-Design CS6
Setting Up A Document
– Creating a new document
– Adding text and art in frames
– Applying color to an object

Working With Pages
– Adding pages to your document
– Creating a PDF for print
– Adding a hyperlink
– Finding the page center

Working with Frame, Shapes and Graphics
– Resizing content in a frame
-Evenly distributing objects
– Adding placeholder text
– Linking graphics