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The School of Design Innovation will be offering an Illustrator Essential Short Course – Logo design
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Design: Illustrator Essential Short Course – Logo design
Illustrator Essential Short Course – Logo design
- Start Date: 5th October 2022
- Duration: 10 weeks. 1 class per week, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
- Fees: $400
This Adobe Illustrator essential skills course is a must for those wanting to create and design professional and effective graphics from concept creation to print production. You will develop skills in vector graphic design that can be used to accomplish a broad array of design tasks, from intricate logos to eye-catching billboards. There will be a focus on branding identity and you will create an ordinal logo and brand guide.
- People wanting to create and design graphics from concept to print production and get familiar with Adobe Illustrator CC.
- People interested in designing their own logo and brand guide.
- As this course is for beginners, no prior design knowledge is necessary.
- A basic knowledge of computer skills is an advantage.
At the end of this course, you will be familiar with this industry-standard vector graphics application and be able to use its tools effectively. This course will be particularly useful to learn step-by-step, how to create an original, recognizable, and modern logo that generates an impactful first impression.
This course will cover:
- The Adobe Illustrator workspace
- Drawing shapes and lines
- Creating paths
- Drawing and constructing elements
- Symbols and icons
- Printing and Exporting
- Brand identity process and function
- Logo types
- Colour psychology
- Using resources for idea generation
- Basic brand guide
This class is taught by Clayton Elliot who currently teaches at Whitecliffe. He has a diploma in teaching majoring in Art and Physical Ed from the University of Canterbury. He has taught in a range of educational institutions including Primary, Secondary School, and Polytechnics throughout New Zealand.
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Eric ThompsonHead of School, Design Innovation
Eric has been a practicing designer for over 30 years. He holds a Master of Design from Massey University and has worked in tertiary education for 14 years in various roles.Continue reading
Rebecca SteedmanProgramme Leader, School of Design Innovation
Rebecca holds a Master of Fine Arts from Elam School of Fine Art, University of Auckland and a Graduate Diploma in Computer Publishing and Design.Continue reading
Sheahan HuriLecturer, School of Design Innovation
Sheahan Huri is a graphic designer based in Auckland, New Zealand with nearly a decade of experience.Continue reading
Rob MillsLecturer, School of Design Innovation
Rob Mills is a design thinker, educator and creative freelancer with a Master’s degree in Digital Art from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.Continue reading
Clayton ElliotLecturer, School of Design Innovation
Clayton has a diploma in teaching majoring in Art and Physical Ed from the University of Canterbury.Continue reading
Uelese VavaeLecturer, School of Design Innovation
Uelese is a graduate from Whitecliffe's Fine Arts programme and is teaching the Certificate of Digital Media + Design at our Manukau campusContinue reading
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