Diploma Course in Graphic Design

Graphic Expert Premium

Training Mode Regular Fasttrack Crash
Classroom | Online 8 Months 4 Months 2 Months

Course Description :

Learn to use the advanced tools and techniques of graphic designing with the best graphic design training institute in North Delhi. It offers a detailed diploma program through online and classroom training modes. Suitable for students and professionals, the course enables them to create interactive visual designs for print and web.

The Graphic Expert Premium course offers an in-depth understanding of the advanced software used in the multimedia industry. It provides practical hands-on experience to students to use different elements of design and create compelling artwork.

Graphic Design Institute has the best in the industry instructors who are graphic designing experts. With more than 8 years of experience, they sow the seed of creativity in students for their better career ahead. Moreover, they make sure that students understand each and every theoretical aspect of graphic designing and convert it into creative artworks.

DETAILED COURSE CURRICULUM

The curriculum of the Graphic Expert Premium course is designed for students and professionals. It is divided into three different modules – photo editing, illustrations and graphic designing; book designing and publishing work; and domain & hosting (Live Projects).

Each module possesses its own relevance and covers multiple advanced softwares. It emphasizes practical training sessions on Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, LightroomBridge and Corel Draw. In addition, it also provides practical demo classes on Adobe Indesign, QuarkXpress, Prepress and Postpress and visual grammar for book/magazine designing.

Module-1 Photo Editing, Illustration Designing, Graphic Designing

GETTING TO KNOW THE WORK AREA

  • Introducing Adobe Illustrator
  • Opening a file
  • Exploring the workspace
  • Getting to know the Tools
  • Using Control panel
  • Saving your workspace
  • Change the artwork
  • Using the Artboards panel

SELECTING ARTWORK

  • Selecting objects
  • Using the Selection, Direct Selection  tool
  • Creating selections with a marquee
  • Hiding and locking objects
  • Selecting similar objects
  • Selecting in Outline mode
  • Aligning objects
  • Aligning objects to each other
  • Aligning to a key object
  • Aligning anchor points
  • Distributing objects
  • Aligning to the artboard
  • Working with groups
  • Grouping items
  • Editing a group in Isolation mode
  • Creating a nested group
  • Exploring object arrangement
  • Arranging objects
  • Selecting objects behind
  • USING SHAPES TO CREATE ARTWORK
  • Creating a new document
  • Working with basic shapes
  • Creating and editing rectangles, ellipse, circle, polygon
  • Rounding corners
  • Changing stroke width and alignment
  • Drawing lines, star
  • Creating a
  • Working with the Shaper tool
  • Combining shapes
  • Using the Draw Inside mode
  • Using Image Trace

EDITING AND COMBINING SHAPES AND PATHS

  • Starting the lesson
  • Editing paths and shapes
  • Cutting with the Scissors tool
  • Joining paths
  • Cutting with the Knife tool
  • Using the Eraser tool
  • Combining shapes
  • Shape Builder tool
  • Working with Pathfinder panel
  • Creating a compound path
  • Using the Width tool
  • Outlining strokes
  • Finishing up the illustration
  • Starting the lesson
  • Working with artboards
  • Adding artboards
  • Editing artboards
  • Renaming artboards
  • Reordering artboards
  • Working with rulers and guides
  • Creating guides
  • Editing the ruler origin
  • Transforming content
  • Positioning artwork using the Transform panel
  • Positioning artwork using Smart Guides
  • Scaling objects
  • Reflecting objects
  • Rotating objects
  • Distorting objects with effects
  • Shearing objects
  • Transforming with the Free Transform tool
  • Creating a PDF

CREATING AN ILLUSTRATION

  • Starting the lesson
  • An intro to drawing with the Pen tool
  • Selecting paths
  • Drawing straight lines with the Pen tool
  • Introducing curved paths
  • Drawing a curve with the Pen tool
  • Drawing a series of curves with the Pen tool
  • Converting smooth points to corner points
  • Combining curves and straight lines
  • Creating artwork with the Pen tool
  • Drawing a coffee cup
  • Drawing with the Curvature tool
  • Editing curves
  • Reflecting the spoon shape
  • Rounding corner points
  • Editing paths and points
  • Deleting and adding anchor points
  • Converting between smooth points and corner points
  • Anchor Point tool
  • Create Dashed line
  • Adding arrowheads to a path
  • Working with the Pencil tool
  • Drawing freeform paths with the Pencil tool
  • Drawing straight segments with the Pencil tool
  • Joining with the Join tool

USING COLOR TO ENHANCE SIGNAGE

  • Starting the lesson
  • Exploring color modes
  • Working with color
  • Applying an existing color
  • Creating a custom color using the Color panel
  • Saving a color as a swatch
  • Creating a copy of a swatch
  • Editing a swatch
  • Creating and editing a global swatch
  • Using the Color Picker to create color
  • Using Illustrator swatch libraries
  • Adding a spot color
  • Creating and saving a tint of a color
  • Converting colors
  • Copying appearance attributes
  • Creating a color group
  • Creative inspiration with the Color Guide panel
  • Editing a color group in the Edit Colors dialog box
  • Editing colors in artwork
  • Assigning colors to your artwork
  • Working with Live Paint
  • Creating a Live Paint group
  • Painting with the Live Paint Bucket tool
  • Modifying a Live Paint group

ADDING TYPE TO A POSTER

  • Starting the lesson
  • Adding type to the poster
  • Adding text at a point
  • Adding area type
  • Working with Auto Sizing
  • Converting between area and point type
  • Importing a plain-text file
  • Threading text
  • Formatting type
  • Changing font family and font style
  • Fixing missing fonts
  • Changing font size
  • Changing font color
  • Changing additional character formatting
  • Working with Glyphs
  • Changing paragraph formatting
  • Modifying text with the Touch Type tool
  • Resizing and reshaping type objects
  • Creating columns of text
  • Creating and applying text styles
  • Creating and applying a paragraph style
  • Editing a paragraph style
  • Creating and applying a character style
  • Editing a character style
  • Sampling text formatting
  • Wrapping text
  • Reshaping text with a preset envelope warp
  • Editing the envelope warp
  • Working with type on a path
  • Creating type on a path
  • Creating type on a closed path
  • Creating text outlines

ORGANIZING YOUR ARTWORK WITH LAYERS

  • Starting the lesson
  • Understanding layers
  • Creating layers and sublayers
  • Creating new layers
  • Creating sublayers
  • Editing layers and objects
  • Locating layers
  • Moving content between layers
  • Viewing layers
  • Reordering layers
  • Collecting into a new layer
  • Duplicating layer content
  • Pasting layers
  • Changing layer order
  • Applying appearance attributes to layers
  • Creating a clipping mask

GRADIENTS, BLENDS, AND PATTERNS

  • Starting the lesson
  • Working with gradients
  • Applying a linear gradient to a fill
  • Editing/Saving a gradient
  • Adjusting a linear gradient fill
  • Applying a linear gradient to a stroke
  • Editing a gradient on a stroke
  • Applying a radial gradient to artwork
  • Editing the colors in the radial gradient
  • Adjusting the radial gradient
  • Applying gradients to multiple objects
  • Adding transparency to gradients
  • Working with blended objects
  • Creating a blend with specified steps
  • Modifying a blend
  • Creating and editing a smooth color blend
  • Painting with patterns
  • Applying an existing pattern
  • Creating your own pattern
  • Applying your pattern
  • Editing your pattern

USING BRUSHES TO CREATE A POSTER

  • Starting the lesson
  • Working with brushes
  • Using Calligraphic brushes
  • Applying a Calligraphic brush to artwork
  • Drawing with the Paintbrush tool
  • Editing paths with the Paintbrush tool
  • Editing a brush
  • Removing a brush stroke
  • Using Art brushes
  • Applying an existing Art brush
  • Creating an Art brush
  • Editing an Art brush
  • Using Bristle brushes
  • Changing Bristle brush options
  • Painting with a Bristle brush
  • Using Pattern brushes .
  • Creating a Pattern brush
  • Applying a Pattern brush
  • Editing the Pattern brush
  • Working with the Blob Brush tool
  • Drawing with the Blob Brush tool
  • Merging paths with the Blob Brush tool
  • Editing with the Eraser tool

EXPLORING CREATIVE USES OF EFFECTS AND GRAPHIC STYLES

  • Starting the lesson
  • Using the Appearance panel
  • Editing appearance attributes
  • Stroke and fill to artwork
  • Stroke and fill to text
  • Reordering appearance attributes
  • Applying an effect
  • Editing an effect
  • Styling text with a Warp effect
  • Editing text with a Warp effect
  • Offset Path effect
  • Photoshop Effect
  • Working with 3D effects
  • Using graphic styles
  • Graphic style
  • Creating and applying a graphic style
  • Graphic style to a layer
  • Scaling strokes and effects

CREATING ARTWORK FOR A T-SHIRT

  • Working with symbols
  • Using existing Illustrator symbol libraries
  • Editing a symbol
  • Working with dynamic symbols
  • Creating, Duplicating,Replacing symbol
  • Breaking a link to a symbol
  • Working with Creative Cloud Libraries
  • Adding assets to CC Libraries
  • Using Library assets
  • Updating a Library asset
  • Working with the perspective grid
  • Using a preset grid
  • Adjusting the perspective grid
  • Drawing artwork in perspective
  • Selecting and transforming objects in perspective
  • Moving planes and objects together
  • Drawing artwork with no active grid
  • Adding and editing text in perspective
  • Moving objects in a perpendicular direction
  • Moving a plane to match an object
  • Bringing content into perspective
  • Editing symbols in perspective
  • Releasing objects with perspective
  • Finishing up

USING ILLUSTRATOR CC WITH OTHER ADOBE APPLICATIONS

  • Starting the lesson
  • Combining artwork
  • Placing image files
  • Placing an image
  • Scaling a placed image
  • Placing a Photoshop image with Show Import Options
  • Placing multiple images
  • Applying color edits to an image
  • Masking images
  • Applying a simple mask to an image
  • Editing a clipping path
  • Masking an object with text
  • Creating an opacity mask
  • Editing an opacity mask
  • Sampling colors in placed images
  • Working with image links
  • Finding link information
  • Embedding and unembedding images
  • Replacing a linked image
  • Packaging a file

EXPORTING ASSETS

  • Starting the lesson
  • Creating Pixel-Perfect Drawings
  • Aligning new artwork to the pixel grid
  • Aligning existing artwork to the pixel grid
  • Exporting artboards and assets
  • Exporting artboards
  • Exporting individual assets

Module 1: Introduction to Photoshop

  • Raster And Vector
  • Set Image Size, Unit, Resolution & Color Mode
  • Color Profile
  • Photoshop Overview

Module 2: Selection

  • Make Selection With Tools
  • Rectangular Marquee
  • Elliptical Marquee
  • Single Row
  • Single Column
  • Lasso
  • Polygonal Lasso
  • Magnetic Lasso
  • Quick Selection
  • Magic Wand

Module 3: Crop & Select Color

  • Crop Tool
  • Perspective Crop
  • Slice
  • Slice Selection
  • Eyedropper
  • Color Sampler

Module 4: Image Editing Tools & Color Correction

  • Spot Healing
  • Healing
  • Patch
  • Content-Aware Move
  • Red Eye
  • Adjustments
  • Brightness/Contrast
  • Levels
  • Curves
  • Exposure
  • Vibrance
  • Hue/Saturation
  • Color Balance
  • Black & White
  • Photo Filter
  • Channel Mixer
  • Color Lookup

Module 5: Brush Tools

  • Brush
  • Create Brush
  • Upload Brush
  • Use Brush Setting
  • Pencil
  • Color Replacement
  • Mixer Brush
  • Clone Stamp
  • Pattern Stamp
  • Eraser
  • Background Eraser
  • Magic Eraser
  • Blur
  • Sharpen
  • Smudge
  • Dodge
  • Burn
  • Sponge

Module 6: Color

  • Fill Color In Selection
  • Pattern
  • Gradient
  • Paint
  • Bucket

Module 7: Create Path

  • Use Pen
  • Freeform Pen Tool
  • Add Anchor Point
  • Convert Point

Module 8: Text

  • Use Horizontal & Vertical Type
  • Use Horizontal & Vertical Type Mask
  • Character & Paragraph Palette
  • Font Size
  • Font Family
  • Font Style
  • Leading
  • Kerning
  • Tracking
  • Horizontal & Vertical Scale
  • Baseline Shift
  • Paragraph Align
  • Left & Right Indent
  • Before & After Paragraph Space
  • Module 9: Create Shape
  • Rectangle
  • Rounded Rectangle
  • Ellipse
  • Polygon
  • Line
  • Custom Shape Create And  Add Shape

Module 10: Work Mask

  • Clipping Mask
  • Layer Mask
  • Type Mask
  • Vector Mask
  • Quick Mask

Module 11: Layer Style

  • Bevel & Emboss
  • Stroke
  • Inner Shadow
  • Inner Glow
  • Satin
  • Color Overlay
  • Gradient Overlay
  • Pattern Overlay
  • Outer Glow
  • Drop Shadow

Module 12: Practice Work

  • Create Banner
  • Poster
  • Mobile App UI
  • Website UI (Responsive)
  • Social Media Post

Module 13: Filter

  • Filter Gallery
  • Camera Raw
  • Liquify
  • Oil Paint
  • Vanishing Point
  • Blur
  • Distort
  • Noise
  • Pixelate
  • Render
  • Sharpen
  • Stylize

Module 14: 3D

  • Create 3D Shape
  • 3D Text
  • 3D Custom Shape
  • Apply Texture
  • Use 3D Material Eyedropper 
  • Use 3D Material Drop

Module 15: Use Adv. Option

  • Action
  • Animation
  • Create GIF File

Module 16: Export File In

  • .Psd
  • .Jpg
  • .Png
  • .Gif
  • .Pdf
  • .Pdf

Import and Manage Photos

  • Store your photographs
  • Import Images
  • Organizing your photos
  • Finding photos

Global Adjustments

  • Using the Develop module
  • Syncing changes to multiple photos

Local and Creative Adjustments

  • Using the Graduated Filter, Radial Filter, Adjustment Brush  tool
  • Removing distractions with the Spot Removal tool
  • Adding creative color effects
  • Saving metadata to files

Roundtrip Workflow

  • Setting up Lightroom for smooth integration
  • Sending raw,  JPEG or TIFF  file from Lightroom

Combining Photos

  • Combining photos for texture and collage effects
  • Combining photos into the perfect group click
  • Making HDR & images
  • Making

Selecting and Masking

  • Combining photos for texture and collage effects
  • Combining photos into the perfect group shot
  • Making HDR images
  • Making panoramas

Retouching

  • Removing unwanted content in Photoshop
  • Moving content in Photoshop
  • Smoothing skin realistically in Photoshop
  • Using Photoshop’s Liquify filter

Special Effects

  • Artistic portrait treatments
  • Adding creative blur effects
  • Creating a social media Images (post)

Exporting and Showing Off Your Work

  • Using identity plate
  • Create a watermark
  • Exporting and sharing using publish services
  • Creating prints File
  • Creating Books, slideshows, and web galleries


Introducation

  • What is CorelDRAW?

Getting Started

  • Exploring the CorelDRAW Screen
  • Getting Assistance
  • File Management
  • Setting Up the Page

Moving Around And Viewing Drawings

  • Moving Around the Current Page
  • Viewing Modes
  • Inserting and Deleting Pages
  • Changing Pages

Drawing And Shaping Objects

  • Drawing and Shaping Tools
  • Using the Freehand Tool
  • Drawing Lines and Polylines
  • Drawing Freehand Polygons
  • Drawing Shapes and Polygons
  • Reshaping Lines and Polylines
  • Drawing Curves
  • Reshaping Curves
  • Drawing Rectangles
  • Drawing Circles

Arranging Objects

  • Arranging Objects
  • Grouping and Ungrouping Objects
  • Using Guidelines
  • Using Dynamic Guides
  • Using Snap To
  • Aligning Objects

Working With Text

  • Text
  • Choosing Paragraph Options
  • Setting Indents Using the Ruler
  • Importing Text
  • Using the Spell Checker

Outlining & Filling Objects

  • The Outline Tool
  • Choosing Outline Thicknessesv
  • Choosing Outline Colors
  • Using Fill ToolThe Text Tool
  • Creating Artistic Text
  • Editing Text
  • Formatting Paragraphs
  • Setting Text Options
  • Creating Paragraph 
  • Copying Attributes
  • Setting Outline and Fill Defaults

Using Symbols And Clipart

  • Inserting Text Symbols
  • Adding Clipart
  • Modifying Clipart
  • Using the Scrapbook to Search for Clipart

Transforming Objects

  • Mirroring Objects
  • Rotating and Skewing Objects
  • Using Transform Docker

Special Effects

  • Fitting Text to a Path
  • Drawing With the Artistic Media Tool
  • Shaping an Object with an Envelope
  • Extruding an Object
  • Blending Two Objects
  • Using the Lens Effect
  • Adding Perspectives
  • Using PowerClips
  • Applying Contours
  • Applying Drop Shadows

Exporting Drawings

  • Exporting to Graphic Formats
  • Copy and Pasting Into Other Applications

Printing

  • Print Options
  • Print Previewing

Method of Assessment:

  • At the end of the CorlDraw software will also take a project. Like: logo, banner, brochures, business cards, Magazines, Prospects etc.

 Course Content

  • What is Bridge?
  • Navigating the Workspace
  • Bridge Preferences
  • Evaluating Images
  • Using the Loupe tool
  • Sorting, rating, and labeling files
  • Filtering Content
  • Using Stacks
  • Understanding metadata
  • Adding IPTC Core metadata
  • Creating a Metadata template
  • Getting Photos from a Camera
  • Running a Slide Show
  • Slide show options
  • Making a PDF presentation
  • Managing Images
  • Batch Renaming
  • Creating Contact Sheets
  • Using the Image Processor
  • Creating a Web Photo Gallery
  • Creating and applying Keywords
  • Finding images
  • Saving Collections Creative Cloud Integration
  • Working in Compact Mode
  • Using Bridge with InDesign
  • Using Bridge with Photoshop
  • Camera Raw
  • Using Bridge with Illustrator
  • Synchronizing Colour Settings

Module-2 Book Making and Publishing Work

Course Content in Adobe InDesign Expert course

  • Adobe InDesign Introduction
  • Workspace in InDesign
  • Creating New Documents
  • Images Linking
  • Scaling and Rotaining Image
  • Places multiple images and grouping
  • Placing images in Grid Information
  • Reparing and replacing image links
  • Adding Corner Effects to your frames
  • Applying Effects to Images
  • Swatches Introduction
  • Apply Swtaches to Frames
  • Adding and Deleting Images
  • Creating Basic Text Frames
  • Applying Colour to text and Text Frames
  • Applying a Baseline Grid
  • Basic Text and Paragraph Formattig
  • Text Wrap
  • Gradient Feather Tool
  • Library in Indesign
  • Setting Tabs
  • Master Pages
  • Duplicating master pages
  • Page Numbering
  • Character styles
  • Compound paths
  • Clipping paths
  • Text on a Path
  • Advanced Effects
  • Pathfinder
  • Pen Tool
  • Pre Flight Checks
  • Packaging
  • Creation a PDF in InDesign

Getting Started

What is QuarkXPress?

Understanding projects and layouts

Understanding the QuarkXPress user interface

Setting Up QuarkXpress

Setting application preferences

Setting layout and project preferences

Working with Documents

Creating a new document and adding pages

Navigating documents

Setting Print Layout options

Working with ruler guides

Working with dynamic guides

Working with master pages

Converting InDesign files to QuarkXPress

Working With Layers

Creating layers

Moving and merging layers

Changing layer options

Working With Items

Working with boxes

Working with lines

Using the Bezier Pen tool

Moving and modifying items

Grouping items

Aligning items

Locking items

Using item styles

Converting imported PDFs to QuarkXPress items

Pasting from other applications

Using shape tools

Importing and Editing Text

Importing text

Editing text

Working with Find/Change

Controlling hyphenation and justification

Using the Glyphs palette

Applying OpenType features

Checking spelling

Working with text spans and splits

Formatting Text

Applying fonts to text

Creating drop caps

Creating custom underlines

Working with paragraph rules

Working with bullets

Working with numbering styles

Working with paragraph style sheets

Working with character style sheets

Tracking and kerning text

Using Paragraph Controls

Controlling alignment

Controlling leading

Using space before and after

Working with tabs

Creating footnotes and endnotes

Working with Text Layouts

Positioning text in boxes

Creating anchored boxes

Using design grids

Using text runaround

Working with Tables

Creating tables

Importing tables from Excel

Modifying table rows, columns, and cells

Adding graphics to tables

Formatting tables

Using table styles

Working with Images

Importing images

Modifying imported images

Working with clipping paths and masks

Updating modified and missing pictures

Nondestructive image editing

Working with Color and Opacity

Creating colors

Using the color picker

Appending colors

Creating multi-color blends

Controlling opacity

Working with drop shadows

Applying transparency blend modes to items

Adding Interactivity

Adding hyperlinks

Adding video

Adding animation

Output

Understanding the Print dialog box controls

Exporting to PDF

Using Collect for Output

  • Pre-press
    Artwork Check
    Artwork Redraw

  • Printing
    Offset
    Digital
    Direct Print
    Screen Print
    Letterpress
    Variable Data

  • Post-Press
    Foiling
    Gloss/Matt Varnish
    Embossing
    Edge foiling & Painting
    Spot UV
    Round Corners
    Diecutting
    serial Numbering
    scoring
    HoleGrilling
    Perforation
    Lamination
    E-flute Lamination

  • Abstract Objects
    point
    line
    surface
    volume
    dimensions
    format

  • Abstract Structures
    Formal Structures
    informal Structures
    Gradaintion
    Radiation
    Visual Distribution

  • Concrete Objects
    Form
    Size
    Color

  • Concrete Structures
    Visible Structures
    Active Structures
    Texture

CAREER OPTIONS

The diploma course on graphic design enables the students to create highly creative artworks. It also gives them the opportunity to work on live projects and attain professional exposure. On the completion of the course, students can opt to work as a:

  • Graphic designer
  • Book/magazine designer
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Deepa Bhandari
Finally, I got selected as a graphic designer in an IT company. This is possible for next g education(Mr.deepak Sir) Thank you, sir, for training me and give the opportunity to start my career as a graphic designer. If anybody wants to make a start career in as graphic designer must go to NextG Education

- Deepa Bhandari

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