Graphic Design

In this class, students will establish the basic concepts of visual communication and balance the learning of design thinking, technique, and design tools such as Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator. Our design projects will cover visual identity system, poster, brochure, package, digital Illustration, animation and etc. Students will conduct research, brainstorm, study from media, learn to critic graphic design work, be prepared for further graphic design learning, and handle some commercial graphic design projects. 

Graphic Design Basic

In this class, students will learn Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop skills and establish a basic concept of design thinking. We will guide the students to create design products based on their personality and their own visual preferences. Students will conduct research, brainstorm, and experience design critics to get prepared for further graphic design study. Adobe Illustrator will be the main program used in this class.

 

Software: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

 

Students need to bring their own laptops that have Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator programs.

Graphic Design Portfolio

This class is designed for students who have finished Graphic Design Basic. In this class, we will introduce students to a concept called Brand Identity or Visual Identity. They will brainstorm imaginary brands and create logos, define visual styles, choose fonts and color palettes for their brands, and design packaging for imaginary or real products. Besides, publication design, App design, and website design will be covered for continuing students.

 

Software: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Software for continuing students: Adobe Indesign, Figma

 

Students need to bring their own laptops that have Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator programs.

Book Cover Design