Students will learn the basics of graphic design skills through practical, hands-on assignments using industry-standard software. Learners will explore a couple of different avenues for graphic design: business-oriented skills, such as creating logos and brochures, and creative design skills, such as illustration and cartoon character creation.
Full-Time Online Students with the DLC & Sun West Students Only will be supplied with an Adobe Creative Cloud account to access the software necessary for this course.
Textbook: Communicating through Graphic Design - Gatta & Golding
This course requires having the following software: Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe InDesign CC*
* Older versions of the above listed software are acceptable. This software is not supplied by the Sun West Distance Learning Centre unless you are enrolled in a Sun West School Division school or a full time online student with the DLC. Visit www.adobe.ca for educational and student pricing.
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