Graphic Diploma

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     Description Since the last few years, the field of advertising has become one of required fields in the labor market in Egypt and the Arab World, and is regarded as an indispensable factor in marketing process. It is well known that the main pillar of the successful advertising is a professional designer who produce drawings and paintings (graphics) and this … READ MORE

     Description

    Since the last few years, the field of advertising has become one of required fields in the labor market in Egypt and the Arab World, and is regarded as an indispensable factor in marketing process. It is well known that the main pillar of the successful advertising is a professional designer who produce drawings and paintings (graphics) and this is one of the objectives of this Diploma, that is, to graduate outstanding designers not only master the most important and famous programs of design and publishing, but also understand post-design steps e.g. color separation and printing and be qualified to use the modern graphics techniques in Web Graphics, Multimedia and Electronic Publishing. We have chosen for you a selection of programs and Graduation Project that offers you hands-on experience under supervision of trained and certified specialists.

    Objectives:

    • Introducing a powerful raster image application, Photoshop CS6, known to be the best photo-retouching software there is, and serves as a genius raster design tool.
    • Introducing vector image design through the use of Adobe Illustrator CS6.
    • Incorporating desktop publishing through Adobe InDesign CS6, the state of the art desktop publishing software.
    • Solidifying the concepts and principles required to produce bullet-proof printed materials.
    • Introduce the color concepts necessary for design work.

     

    Course Objectives

    • Understand the meaning/concept of media, advertising and graphics
    • Learn how to collect, store, and evaluate originals
    • Deal with scanners
    • Understand the concept and systems of color separation
    • Understand the different concepts of printing ads
    • Avoid common mistakes

    Course Outline

    General Overview

    • What Is Media?
    • What Is Advertising?
    • What Is Graphics?

    Dealing with Graphical Resources

    • Resources of Originals
    • Evaluating Originals
    • Digital Cameras
    • Scanners
    • Before Scanning
    • The Process
    • After Scanning

    Color Separation

    • What Is Color Separation?
    • Systems of Color Separation

    Printing Ad Finishing

    • Printing Types
    • Steps of Printing
    • Steps of Finishing
    • Common Mistakes and Trouble Shooting

     

     

    Course Objectives

    • Customize Photoshop CS6 workspace
    • Recognize the variations of file formats provided by Photoshop and their advantages
    • Select appropriate resolutions for different image and output types as well as resize and crop image areas
    • Create and manipulate multiple layers to compose images easily
    • Select image areas for editing and compositing images
    • Isolate image areas and create masks
    • Retouch images
    • Learn how to use Photoshop drawing tools efficiently
    • Use Photoshop’s painting tools to create artworks
    • Add texts & effects to the design
    • Prepare files for printing
    • Creating 3D objects

    Course Outline

    Getting to Know the Work Area

    oUsing Tools

    oUsing Options

    oUsing Palettes

    oCustomizing the Workspace

    Files Handling

    oFile Saving

    oFile Opening

    oUnderstanding File Formats

    Working with Selections

    oUnderstanding Selection

    oUsing Rectangular Marquee

    oUsing Elliptical Marquee

    oUsing the Lasso Tools

    oUsing Magic Wand

    Editing Images

    oUnderstanding Digital Images

    oDefining Resolution

    oUnderstanding Image Modes

    oRetouching Images

    Adjusting Image Colors

    oAdjusting Brightness & Contrast

    oAdjusting Hue, Saturation & Lightness

    oMatching Colors of Different Images

    oPracticing Image Editing

    Drawing & Painting

    oUsing Pencil and Brush

    oCustomizing Brushes

    oLoading Brushes

    oDrawing Custom Shapes

    oDrawing Paths

    oGetting Path Drawing Skills

    oUsing Painting Tools

    oPracticing Different Painting Methods

    oFeathering Painted Areas

    oApplying Opacity to Colors

    oUsing Gradient Tool

    Using Colors

    oUnderstanding Colors

    oRecognizing HSB

    oRecognizing RGB

    oRecognizing CMYK

    oRecognizing Lab

    Using Layers to Compose Images

    oAdding Layers

    oCustomizing Layer Properties

    oApplying Layer Opacity

    oDuplicating Layers

    oAligning Layers

    Working with Texts

    oUsing Type Tool

    oUnderstanding Type Layer

    oEditing Text

    oControlling Text Font & Size

    oControlling Leading and Kerning

    oProtecting Text (Anti-Aliasing)

    Applying Special Effects

    oUnderstanding Filters

    oCategorizing Filters

    oUsing Filter Gallery

    oApplying Filters

    oFading Filter Effects

    Preparing Document for Printing

    oPreparing for Printing

    oPage Setup

    oPrinter Setup

    oLocating Artwork on Printed Page

    oResizing Printed Design

    Creating 3D Objects

    oCreate 3D object from a layer

    oExport 3D object

    oModify the Light of 3D object

     

     

     

    Objectives

    • Customize Illustrator CS6 workspace
    • Recognizing the variations of file formats provided by Illustrator and their advantages
    • Draw and understand the root of drawing in Illustrator
    • Create a powerful artwork using simple shapes
    • Accurately place objects in the Illustration window
    • convert bitmaps to vector artwork with Live Trace
    • Color images with Live Trace & Live Paint
    • Create and manipulate multiple layers to compose objects easily
    • Add text
    • Add effects

    Course Outline

    Getting to Know the Work Area

    oUsing Tools

    oUsing Options

    oUsing Palettes

    oCustomizing the Workspace

    Files Handling

    oFile Saving

    oFile Opening

    oUnderstanding File Formats

    Drawing Basics

    oDrawing Simple Lines and Shapes

    oTransform Objects with the Scale, Shear, Rotate & Reflect Tools

    oArranging Objects

    Colors & Coloring

    oExplaining The Color Theory

    oSelecting Colors

    oUsing and Creating Swatches

    oRecognizing Difference Between Spot Colors and Process Colors

    oTracing Artwork

    oUsing the Gradient Mesh Tool

    oApplying Transparency

    oUsing Graphic Styles

    Drawing Skills

    oDrawing with the Pencil Tool

    oDrawing and Editing with the Pen Tool

    oErasing Splitting and Joining Paths

    oBlending Objects

    oExplaining the Pathfinders Palette

    Working with text

    oAdding Text

    oEditing Text

    oChecking the Grammatical Spelling

    oFormatting Characters and Paragraphs

    oCreating and Editing Character or Paragraph Styles

    Layers & Effects

    oCreating New Layers

    oChanging the Stacking Order

    oMove an Object from One Layer to Another

    oSelecting Objects with the Layers Palette

    oLock and Hide Layers

    oExplaining Advanced Techniques by Using Layers

    oAppling an Effect

    Brushes & Symbols

    oExploring the Brush Palette

    oUsing the Paintbrush Tool

    oCreate Different Types of Brushes

    oAppling Various Brushes Along a Path

    oPlacing a Symbol

    oModifying Symbol Instances

    oCreating Symbols

    oCreating a Set of Symbol Instances

    oUsing Symbolism Tools

     

     

    Objectives

    • Dealing with Adobe InDesign CS6 Interface.
    • Customizing the program workspace.
    • Manipulate documents with multiple pages.
    • Dealing with pages and spreads.
    • Draw simple and compound objects.
    • Use Master Pages and numbering pages.
    • Dealing with Frames and Pages
    • Use text and styles
    • Working with colors and effects
    • Using graphics
    • Deal with table of content and Index.
    • Prepare document for printing.
    • Export file for web.

    Course Outline

    Exploring Adobe InDesign 6

    oApplication Advantages

    oFile Formats

    oRecognize Workspace Elements

    oCustomizing Workspace

    oViewing the Documents

    oCreating Documents

    oEditing Pages

    oNavigating Pages

    oAdding Page Numbering

    Pages Layout

    oDealing with pages and spreads

    oCreating Master Pages

    oDealing with Layers

    Creating Frames and Objects

    oDealing with Frames and Objects

    oTransforming Objects

    oFormatting Objects

    Dealing with Text

    oAdding Text

    oPlacing Text

    oThreading Text Frames

    oFormatting Text

    oCreating New Paragraph Style

    oCreating New Character Style

    oLoading Styles

    oWrapping Text

    oTyping on a Path

    oCheck Spelling

    Drawing and Colors

    oCreating Simple Shapes

    oModifying Shapes

    oWorking with Compound Paths

    oRecognizing Color Models

    oRecognizing Colors Types

    oChoosing Color

    oUsing Gradient Colors

    oDealing with Inks

    oCreating Mixed ink group

    Transparency effects

    oTransparency

    oDealing with Transparency Effects

    oDealing with Blending Colors

    Graphics

    oBitmap images & Vector graphics

    oImport graphic files

    oFrames and images

    Dealing with External Files

    oPlacing PDF Files

    oPlacing PSD Files

    Tables and Books

    oCreating Table

    oEditing Tables

    oFormatting Tables

    oDealing with Table and Cell Styles

    Working with Large Documents

    oCreating New Book

    oReplacing Document from the Book

    oDocument Numbering

    Working with Interactive Documents

    oCreating Bookmark

    oHyperlinks

    oNavigation using Buttons

    Interactive Layout with Tablets

    oLiquid Layout

    oAlternate Layout

    Table of Contents and Indexes

    oAssign Table of Contents Styles

    oCreating Table of Content

    oCreating Index

    Exporting

    oExporting File

    oPreparing to Print

    oExporting file for Web

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