3rd Sept – 22nd Nov 2018
Monday to Thursday, 17:00 – 19:00h
Monday to Thursday, 19:30 – 21:30h
All programs will be in English
Total: 3 months (94 hours)
Complete course: 975€
› Basic knowledge on Graphic Design and Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
› Fluent understanding of English
› You must be at least 18 years old
› Please, choose a course level that is suitable to your background and skills
› Laptop with Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign, and a mouse or tablet
After completion of this course students will receive a certificate from ESDIP Escuela de Arte
ABOUT THIS COURSE
This course is suitable for those who already have some knowledge of Graphic Design and are interested in delving deeper into the subject.
Students will learn about communication, logo design, advertisement, packaging, signage, and editorial design.
A large part of the course will comprise of developing a variety of graphic design projects, and subsequently taking part in collective group analyses of that work, allowing the students will develop their creative and analytical skills.
Students will gain a better understanding of the three software applications essential for graphic design: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
For this course, it is necessary to have previous knowledge of all three softwares in order to be able to follow the class.
The course will cover techniques used to create digital materials for a variety of visual communication applications. Students will learn to create, edit, retouch, and correct images. At the end of the course you will be able to output media files, create digital layouts combining all three softwares and create your own portfolio.
On this course you will learn by doing and the most important, you will have fun learning!
Part of the class will be dedicated to design history, theory and working process of the specific theme. We will see examples of current and old designs.
The other part will be dedicated to work on the exercises and explain the work process with the group of students.
› LISI BADIA is a Graphic Designer & Art Director with a passion for Design, Typography, Fashion, Illustration and Art. She founded her own Studio ‘Badia Boutique’ 7 years ago. At the studio, she likes to think and work globally, starting a project manually and finishing in digital. Always walking next to the client. Enjoying the journey, the surprise and learning everyday. In 2009 Lisi co-founded a typography project called ShowUsYourType – a project which combines her love of typography and travel. And last year she co-founded Berlin Student Film Festival, which is still in it’s early days, but steadily gaining energy and recognition. Lisi lives and works between two cities: Barcelona and Berlin. Both lovely and so different.
› SARA VERA LECARO‘s works are mostly fashion and beauty related. She began as a self-taught artist from an early age, she studied Graphic Design, and worked as Art Director for several years in well known Agencies. Achieving international awards such as Cannes Lions, Effie Awards, Clio, and others. She decided to major her techniques in Fine Arts and Fashion, studying a Master in Fashion Design at IED Barcelona. Starting as freelance Artist. Her artworks have been published in several magazines, blogs, art exhibitions, and also in the “New Fashion Illustration” book from CYPI Press publishers. Her inspiration is mostly taken from fashion, movies and fairytales, exploring techniques between hand-detailed pencil, digital elements, watercolor and markers. www.saraveralecaro.com
HOW TO REGISTER
Please note that the class has a limited number of places, that will therefore be assigned on a first come – first enrolled basis!
Payment settlement is a condition to admission into class and booking cannot be confirmed until full payment has been received.
METHODS OF PAYMENT:
1. Bank transfer (find details under our terms and conditions.
– Payment in full.
– Six monthly installments of €335: First installment must be paid upon registration. The following payments must be done within the first week of the month once the course has started.
2. Cash at ESDIP Berlin office.
› We will work in teams of 2 people from the beginning of the course to the end.
› We will have the same client the whole course, but developing for It different projects that cover many areas in Graphic Design.
› This will help us first to work as a team, to have coherence in the discourse and in the graphic language when working with the same client all the course.
› We will establish a work method for each of the projects we are going to develop. That later will serve you for all kinds of graphic projects.
› We will learn by doing.
And the most important, we want to have FUN Learning!
SUMMARY OF THE COURSE
› Web and Social Media
› Signage and Merchandising
Illustrator II (Graphic Design)
– Logo Design
– Client Presentation
– Color Theory
– Final Art
Photoshop II (Art Direction)
– Creative Development
– Retouching tools and techniques
– Brain Storming
– Photo Edition
– Workspace: user interface and panels
– Managing colors
– Thread frames
– Building tables
– Working with objects
– Placing linked and embedded graphics
– Interactive Portfolio
– Final Art
The program content given is indicative; the course material is subject to change throughout the duration of the course.
ESDIP reserves the right to make changes as appropriate for aptitude reasons or due to unforeseen circumstances.