Private Graphic Design Lessons

Private Graphic Design Lessons

by D2D Solutions

4,275 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Private Graphic Design Lessons

4,275 AED

(VAT inclusive)

by:
when:
Flexible Dates
where:
Abu Dhabi - Flexible
level:
All Levels
Validity Period: All sessions are valid for 4 months upon booking
We offer a best price guarantee for our classes. If you get a better price, let us know & we'll give you a free AED 100 voucher.
Description:

Get started in graphic design with this masterclass of the 3 most popular design software!

In this private, 24-hour (12 sessions x 2 hours), you'll learn how to use Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to create unforgettable and creative designs for personal and professional purposes. No prior experience is required and the lessons will be customized to meet your desired goals.

Learning Objectives:

  • Adobe Photoshop:
    • Introduction to Interface and tools
    • Image editing and retouching
    • How to layer
    • Add text and effects
    • Import, export, and save files
    • Explore different file formats
  • Adobe Illustrator:
    • Introduction to interface and tools
    • Artboard
    • Create and edit shapes
    • Change color and strokes
    • How to layer
    • Import image, shapes and effects
    • Working with texts and layouts
    • Import, export and save files
    • Explore different file formats
  • Adobe InDesign:
    • Working with text and formatting
    • Apply graphics, colors and effects
    • Working with contents and layers
    • Multiple contents
    • Add interactivity
    • Share & export projects

Course Outline for Photoshop:

  • Get to know Photoshop:
    • Open images
    • Get familiar with the work area
    • Learn how to zoom and pan
    • Undo a command
    • Save your work
  • Change the image size:
    • Resize an image
    • Set the resolution
    • Crop and straighten an image
    • Expand the canvas
  • Work with layers:
    • Understand layers
    • Learn layer basics
    • Resize a layer
    • Add images to a layered design
    • Unlock the Background layer
  • Adjust the image quality:
    • Adjust brightness and contrast
    • Adjust color vibrance
    • Adjust hue and saturation
    • Learn about adjustment layers
  • Make selections:
    • Learn selection basics
    • Learn how to use the Quick Selection and Lasso tools
    • Fine-tune a selection
  • Retouch images:
    • Remove small objects
    • Add objects by cloning
    • Remove a large object
  • Use color:
    • Work with brushes
    • Use foreground and background colors
    • Choose a color
    • Add text and shapes:
    • Add text
    • Edit text
    • Create a graphic shape
    • Add a built-in custom shape
  • Combine images:
    • Add texture to an image
    • Add an object to an image with a layer mask
    • Replace a background using a layer mask
  • Apply filters:
    • Browse the Filter Gallery
    • Blur an image with Smart Filters
  • Specialized Practical session (choose any one of the following):
    • Photo editing, retouching and compositions
    • Graphic design and print media design
    • Web and social media designs

Course Outline for Illustrator:

  • Get to know Illustrator:
    • Take a tour of Illustrator
    • Learn how to zoom and pan
    • Create a new document
    • Save your work
  • Create and edit shapes:
    • Draw simple shapes
    • Create lines
    • Combine shapes
    • Trace to make shapes
  • Transform and edit artwork:
    • Transform artwork
    • Work with groups of content
    • Align content
    • Cut and erase artwork
  • Change color and strokes:
    • Change the color of the artwork
    • Create color swatches
    • Add dashed lines and arrows
    • Create color gradients
    • Change the color of the artwork
  • Add text to your designs:
    • Add a line of text
    • Add paragraphs of text
    • Format text
    • Place text on or inside a path
    • Re-shape text
  • Create with drawing tools:
    • Understand paths and curves
    • Draw with the Pencil tool
    • Draw with the Curvature tool
    • Edit paths and shapes
    • Join artwork together to combine paths
  • Organize content with layers:
    • Change the order of content
    • Understand layers
    • Create and edit layers
    • Organize content with layers
  • Work with artboards:
    • Understand and navigate artboards
    • Create artboards
    • Edit artboards
    • Add images and artistic effects:
    • Add images
    • Understand effects
    • Add effects
    • Add creative brush strokes
  • Share artwork:
    • Share your Illustrator files
    • Save as PDF
    • Export images
  • Specialized practical session (choose any one of the following):
    • Logo and brand identity
    • Drawing and illustration
    • Layout design

Course Outline for InDesign:

  • Get started with InDesign:
    • Create a new document
    • Save your documents
    • Get around in InDesign
    • Zoom and pan
  • Working with text:
    • Understand frames in InDesign
    • Add text
    • Create columns of text
    • Import text
    • Flow text between frames
  • Format text:
    • Change font and font size
    • Basic text formatting
    • Save text formatting as a style
    • Edit text styles
  • Add and transform graphics:
    • Move, resize, and fit graphics
    • Learn about linked graphics
    • Wrap text around objects
  • Apply color and effects:
    • Change the color of the content
    • Save colors as swatches
    • Add effects like a drop shadow
  • Edit content:
    • Create and edit frames for graphic elements
    • Rotate, flip, lock, and hide content
    • Align and group content
    • Create guides for alignment
  • Multipage documents:
    • Navigate pages in a document
    • Create and edit pages
    • Use a master page
    • Set margins and columns
  • Organize content with layers:
    • Change the order of content
    • Understand layers
    • Create and edit layers
  • Add interactivity:
    • About interactivity in InDesign
    • Add interactivity
    • Share interactive documents
  • Share InDesign projects:
    • Share your InDesign files
    • Export as PDF
  • Specialized practical session (choose any one of the following):
    • Print designs
    • Digital designs
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Skill Level:

All Levels

Materials:

  • Students should bring a laptop with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign installed. The instructor will guide you on how to install the program after booking

Validity Period:

All sessions are valid for 4 months upon booking

Age Requirements:

18 and older

Additional Info:

  • For students living in the outskirts of Abu Dhabi, the city of Dubai or Al Ain, a 100 AED transportation fee is to be paid to the instructor per session

Location:

At the Student's Premise
OR
A cafe of your choosing,
Anywhere in
Abu Dhabi

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