12, Olu Akerele Street Ikeja, Lagos

Computer Graphic Training

Where participants learn The Principles of Creative Design using Adobe Photoshop & Coreldraw. Phone: 08034265103, 08154136868

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Weekday  (₦32,500.00)
Weekend  (₦35,000.00)

About the Training

This training was developed by the graphic group at Alabian Solutions Ltd and Vidraw Concept (a creative design studios). So the course outline contains the latest technologies and principles been used in the industry by creative minds. Participants will learn hand on and work on a project from the artistic point of view using Coreldraw & Photoshop.

Date & Time

₦32,500
WEEKDAY 9:00am - 2:00pm Tues & Thurs
1st Aug'17 - 24th Aug'17

₦35,000
WEEKEND 10:00am - 5:00pm Saturdays
29th July'17 - 19th Aug'17

Training Venue

Alabian Solutions Limited
12, Olu Akerele Street,
off Kofoworola Crescent,
off Obafemi Awolowo Way
Ikeja Lagos

DAY 1- RUDIMENTARY CLASS

  • What is Graphic design?
  • Elements & Principles of Design
  • The role of sketching in the design process
  • Practical Session: Drawing and Setting up an artwork
  • Understanding Layout / Pictorial composition
  • Typography
  • Visual communication
  • Problem solving measures

DAY 2- USING CORELDRAW TO DESIGN

  • Fast facts
  • CorlDraw Basics
  • The workspace (Actual versus Virtual tools)
  • Drawing Basics (Working with shapes-trimming, welding, etc)
  • Practical Session: Drawing (2 hours 30 mins)

DAY 3- USING CORELDRAW TO DESIGN

  • Practical Session: Drawing (30 mins)
  • Working with Text (Paragraph text versus artistic text)
  • Adding colour
  • Working with picture(s)
  • Practical Session: Designing a business card (2 hours 30 mins)

DAY 4- USING CORELDRAW TO DESIGN

  • Practical Session: Drawing (30 mins)
  • Saving your work ( Different File formats)
  • Special effects: (Extursion, Drop shadow, Transparency, Text wrap)
  • Practical Session: Designing a flyer (2 hours 30 mins)(s)
  • Software limitations discussed

DAY 5- USING PHGOTOSHOP TO DESIGN

  • Practical Session: Drawing (30 mins)
  • Fast facts
  • Photoshop Basics (Staying organised: Typical Adobe Experience)
  • The workspace (Actual versus Virtual tools) /Setting up preferences
  • Understanding pixels
  • Practical Session: What photoshop can do (Working with layers, text, pictures)

DAY 6- USING PHOTOSHOP TO DESIGN

  • Practical Session: Drawing (30 mins)
  • Practical Session: Picture cropping (2 hours 30mins)
  • Saving your work ( Different File formats)
  • Drawing in Photoshop
  • Using more than one software to carry out a design

DAY 7- USING PHGOTOSHOP TO DESIGN

  • Practical Session: Drawing (30 mins)
  • Practical Session: Preparing pictures for use (cropping, post production effects, etc)
  • Image optimization and colour management
  • Practical Session: Designing a pixel-perfect web banner / Saving for web (1 hour)
  • Using the various Photoshop filters
  • Painting in Photoshop
  • Practical Session: Designing a flyer (2 hours)

DAY 8- MOTION GRAPHICS (GIF ANIMATION)

  • Practical Session: Drawing (30 mins)
  • Studying GIF samples
  • Understanding persistence of vision and how the human eye sees animations
  • Emphasis on Storyboarding
  • Practical Session: Simple GIF
  • WORKSHOP
  • Practical Session: Drawing (30 mins)
  • Brief talk on interpreting briefs
  • Creative Workshop (3 hours)

HENRY OKONKWOMD/CEO of Vidraw Concepts

With over 10years experience using CorelDRAW Application in Graphic design, Henry Okonkwo is a graphic artist with great eye for details. He has worked with various media agencies and currently the MD/CEO of Vidraw Concepts. Henry is a certified Google Partner.

UWAZIE BENEDICTTraining Director/Web Developer (Alabian Solutions Limited)

Benedict is currently the Training Director/Web Developer at Alabian Solutions Limited he is a Web Developer with creative mindset, he is down to earth in teaching and believes in offering an interactive learning experience using real life scenario to make class more interesting.

Requirement


Skill Requirement
No previous design skill is required for this training but all student are expected to have good computer usage skill.


Hardware Requirement
All student are expected to come for the training with a laptop with a mouse and a drawing Book/pencil


Software Requirement
All participant for this training are expected to have installed on their system; CorelDraw and Adobe Photoshop