Learn the Basics of Design in this One Day - (Seattle)

Posted on: 12/08/17

Description

Seattle Class: Graphic Design Basics A class at Luminous Works, an Adobe Authorized Training Center in Seattle meets 9:30am to 4:30pmChoice of Sessions Offered: 1 day: Thursday, January 25 $325 See our site for the most up-to-the-minute dates and offerings! Our full calendar of classes: Luminous Works Calendar To register for this class, see more dates, and learn more about us, visit:Graphic Design Basics class description In this lively and engaging lecture-based class, we put aside computers and software as we study the essential fundamentals of compelling design--as well as how to apply these principles effectively. It's a perfect class for those without a design background--in this one day jump-start, you'll gain invaluable information and techniques from an expert who has spent decades working in the design field. who should take this class? Students newer to design, re-entering design, or whose jobs require knowledge of design and layout. Those interested in expanding their existing skill set (or obtaining advancement in their jobs) with a quick but solid overview of essential design rules and practices. Individuals who wish to customize and improve existing templates, but are uncertain where to start, or on what to focus. Anyone who wants the inherent confidence from knowing key rules to create fresh, energetic, and more professional compositions. Those who need to learn the fundamentals of specific software tools like InDesign, Photoshop and/or Illustrator should look at our Desktop Publishing Overview class. Those who are ready to tackle more in-depth classes in those tools should look at our "Essentials" classes for InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, or Lightroom. What's Covered (always customized for the students in attendance): Positive and Negative Space How to define and recognize positive and negative space and use them effectively in your designs. The various ways of relating two squares to each other Learning how to see the and create space around elements, and why space is so important to design Recognizing the different effects of figures relative to ground Why direction is important Scale and Proportion Variations in scale and proportion, and their effects on design Reinforcing size and space in a composition with multiple objects, how it creates movement Typography as an elementary design element Learning what is meant by balance and proportion in a design Focus: how to purposefully guide your viewers using hierarchy, dominance and creating a clearly defined flow through your design Contrast Controlling focal point and spatial planes Recognizing the role contrast plays in creating spatial relationships Understanding how contrast is used to isolate a message and prioritize information Creating impact and visual dominance of elements in a design Learning to see typography as an area of interest on a page Pattern and Texture Exploring and understanding the role of texture and pattern in visual design Understanding recognition of patterns and how they can support the design Discovering the effects of creating a flow using a pattern Color Theory Understand the subjective nature of color perception Knowing the difference between color in printed materials and color on the computer screen Understanding why colors are used and what the colors communicate in a design Typography Grasping typographic terminology Decision-making for appropriate typographic choices for your audience Examining how the meaning of a word can be dramatically--and purposefully--changed Circumstances affecting the readability and tone of words Exploring type as an Image: Letterforms as a graphic element Fundamentals of Effective Layout Design Assessing the relationship between words and visuals Styles of layout Planning your content Tactics to deliberately guide the viewers Set the tone and voice of the design Keep viewers interested and engaged Related Classes: InDesign CC Essentials Illustrator CC Essentials HTML and CSS OverviewPhotoshop CC Essentials All classes at Luminous Works include: All class files and other resources to take home! Experienced, highly rated instructors Post-class email support MAC or WINDOWS, your choice! Retaking the course within 12 months if you need too Plus...our comfortable class room: Luminous Works in Ballard, Seattle (360 view deck outside!) 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Essentials (two days) Choice of Sessions Offered: 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, February 5 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, February 7 Dreamweaver CC Essentials (two days) InDesign CC Essentials (two days) Choice of Sessions Offered: 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, December 20 (FULL) 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, January 4 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, January 11 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, March 13 Illustrator CC Essentials (two days) Choice of Sessions Offered: 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, January 16 Lightroom Photo Workflow (two days) Choice of Sessions Offered: 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, January 30 Muse Essentials (two days) Choice of Sessions Offered: 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, December 18 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, March 29 Video Editing with Premiere Pro CC (two days) Choice of Sessions Offered: 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, December 12 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, February 12 Photoshop CC Essentials (two days) Choice of Sessions Offered: 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, January 8 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, March 6 WordPress Level 1 (one day) Choice of Sessions Offered: 1 day: Monday, December 11 1 day: Friday, February 16 WordPress Plug-Ins (one day) Intermediate-Level Classes Interactive PDFs in Acrobat and InDesign (one day) After Effects Level 2 (one day) Choice of Sessions Offered: 1 day: Friday, December 8 1 day: Friday, February 9 Dreamweaver CC level 2 (one day) HTML and CSS Level 2 (one day) InDesign CC Level 2 (one day) Choice of Sessions Offered: 1 day: Friday, January 26 Designing Layouts in InDesign (one day) Choice of Sessions Offered: 1 day: Friday, February 2 Illustrator CC Level 2 (one day) Choice of Sessions Offered: 1 day: Thursday, December 28 Building Infographics with Illustrator (one day) Choice of Sessions Offered: 1 day: Thursday, February 1 Premiere Pro Level 2 (two days) Choice of Sessions Offered: 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, December 14 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, February 14 Photoshop CC Level 2 for Design & Illustration (one day) Choice of Sessions Offered: 1 day: Wednesday, January 10 Photoshop CC Level 2 for Photography (one day) Choice of Sessions Offered: 1 day: Wednesday, January 24 WordPress Custom Themes (one day) Advanced-Intermediate to Advanced Classes InDesign CC to ePub (one day) and many more... see the entire calendar at: Luminous Works class schedule Luminous Works has been an Adobe Authorized Training Center since 2006 1406 NW 53rd Street Seattle, WA 98107

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