Graphics & Design Tutorial
In this graphics and design tutorial I will convey you knowledge about how to create outstanding print products.
If you want to become a graphic designer, a painter, a print expert, a web designer or you are simply interested in graphics and design, this course is for you.
In this graphics and design tutorial you will learn:
which print products exist
about the readability of texts
what are your target audience
how to determine the needs of your target audience
three rules for design
why it is important to create groups of elements and repetitions
knowledge about the page format and layout (for e.g. design grids, columns…)
the secrets of a good layout
knowledge about shapes (effects of squares, circles, triangles, rectangles)
Knowledge about colors
Why does color affect us?
Colors and Color Theory
Color Systems (RGB, CMYK)
Bonus lesson: Knowledge about images (effects of images)
Welcome, Intro of the Frankfurt Online Learning Academy.
The course leader, Martina Ledermann, welcomes you and introduces herself.
Basics of Design
The student will learn about the different print products and the kinds of readability of texts.
The student learns knowledge about the target audiences of design projects.
The students learn how to determine the needs of the target audience for their project. They will get a task for to determine the needs of a fictitious target audience.
The Three Rules of Design
The student learns about the first rule of design, the eye-catcher.
The student learns the second rule of design, the groups of elements.
The student learns the third rule of design, the recognition.
Page Format and Layout
We will talk about different pages formats, the golden ratio, three important rules for the page layout, the typical page sizes for flyers and brochures. You will get an overview about the American standards paper formats.
In this lection you learn all about the type area.
You will learn about the layout grid and its use.
In this lection you will learn the secrets of a good layout with some examples and overviews.
Shapes and Colors
In this lection you will learn about the effects of different shapes. In a meditative situation you can feel in yourself how shapes will effect you. You will learn about the weight of a shape with many examples. Also you will learn how to create unique shapes for your customers and how you can design abstract digital illustration with the help of a photography.
You learn about colors and about color theory.
Bonus Lesson: Images
You will learn about the appearance of images. There are many examples how to design photographs and images.