People who are looking for improvement in their creativity by joining sketching and layouts courses to become more innovative, visualized and great designer, for them, this short-term certificate course is the best option to enhance your creativity.
Design and applied arts is a concentration within the visual arts field that includes areas such as advertising, commercial design, commercial photography, fashion design, graphic design, illustration and drawing, interior decorating, and many more. Generally speaking, design and applied arts can be described as arts in which objects are designed or created in order to be used rather than simply to be viewed. This course is only available for design media professionals who are having good designing skills in graphics and web. It is useful to enhance their concepts making power and visualization.
Whether it's a magazine spread or a subway poster, nothing connects or communicates like a great layout. Layout design, the art of what goes where on a page or editorial spread, is a creative challenge for any graphic designer. In this intensive course, you'll tackle advanced-level layout projects that push your design skills to the limit. You'll learn how to build strong foundations for your page design, explore creative applications for lines and shapes, and discover how to break the rules while maintaining the underlying structure of a page.
Eligibility to Join this Course
- Knowledge of any graphic design application will be beneficial
- Good sense of design will be preferred
Visualization Standard Learning Outcomes
Module I – Sketching and Visual Grammar
This section explores the structural foundations of layout design how designers use grid systems to unite text, images, and other page elements within an overall visual communication. Case studies explore how the masters constructed fluid designs on firm foundations. You'll learn how elements such as margins, markers, modules, and flowlines help to unify a page or spread.
- Drawing and sketching
- Overview of Object and cartoon drawings
- Perspective drawing
- Design elements and principles
- Different Types of layouts
- Grid systems - manuscript grid, column grid, modular grid, and hierarchical grid
- Typography and its related activities
- Importance of Color meaning and schemes
- Activities based on colors
- Tests and projects
Module II – Graphics and Basic Layouting Techniques
This module will impart training on how to implement visual grammar concepts in graphics and web designing using graphic design applications like Adobe Illustrator. Some essential layout techniques will also be covered. Lines, curves, circles, angles, bars and squares, and patterns are all explored as possible tools for structuring a layout. It will also cover portfolio development for showcasing student’s project work.
- Importance of balance, negative space, and strong focal points
- Various types of print and web layouts
- Different stages in layout
- Creating prototyping and wireframes
- Adobe Illustrator
- Portfolio making
- Creating book jacket design
- Web headers
- Product packaging
- CD labels and covers
- Logos and App Icons