Art & Design (Graphics), Award
This course is designed to introduce students to the principles and practices of graphic design in the context of art, media, and design. Students will learn how to use digital tools to create effective visual communication, as well as develop an understanding of the creative processes involved in graphic design. The course includes both practical and theoretical components, allowing students to develop their skills and knowledge in a supportive and creative environment.
By the end of the course, students will have developed a range of practical skills, including the ability to use professional digital tools to create effective visual communication.
Successful completion of this course provides a foundation for further study in graphic design or related disciplines. This course may also be useful for those pursuing a career in the creative industries, such as advertising, branding, or digital marketing.
On successful completion of the Level 1 you will progress onto the Level 2, this Award builds on the knowledge and skills gained in the Level 1 Award and covers more advanced techniques and concepts in graphics.
Throughout the course, students will be introduced to a range of techniques, including typography, layout, colour theory, and composition. They will also learn about the history and cultural significance of graphic design, and its role in contemporary media and design. The course is taught by experienced artists and educators who will provide guidance and support throughout the creative process.
On the Level 2 Art, Design & Media (Graphics), you will build on the knowledge and skills gained in the Level 1 Award and cover more advanced techniques and concepts in animation. Here are some of the things you can expect to learn:
- Advanced design techniques
- Software proficiency
- Branding and identity design
- Print and digital media
- Portfolio development
- Specialisations in graphic design Overall, the Level 2 Award will give you a deeper understanding of graphic design as an art form and prepare you for more advanced study or work in the field. You will also have the opportunity to develop your own graphic design style and explore new techniques and approaches to the medium.
Assessment is based on the completion of practical assignments and a written evaluation. Students will be required to produce a portfolio of work that demonstrates their practical skills and understanding of the theoretical concepts covered in the course.
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