Graphic Design is a complex art, popular field and many people from all over the world take up this field and become graphic designers. To become a graphic designer, you need to master many different skills and tools including high-level concepts like layout, typography, elements of design, shape, texture, photographic images, color systems, interactive design and color. This two days based training session addresses various topics on design essentials with specific training elements built into each print job and individuals will practice concepts to maximize print quality and productivity with the least number of steps through hands-on activities accompanied with presentations and discussion and at the end participants will leave the class with a strong understanding of the fundamentals of graphics design and be able to troubleshoot a variety of design related issues upon return to their respective facility. In addition, participants will also have a better grasp of what graphic designers with specific training elements built into each print job and individuals will practice concepts to maximize print quality and productivity with the least number of steps.
- Overview of graphic design and historical perspective, essentials, elements of design including line, shape, color, texture, value and basic design principles: legibility, alignment, repetition, proximity and contrast use in printing industry.
- Principles of design including, unity, harmony, proportion, balance, contrast, emphasis, direction, rhythm, pattern, repetition and variety.
- Color system, primary, secondary, tertiary and complementary, subtractive, additives colors, Mansell’s scale, RGB and CMYK, and L*A*B, LCH color system.
- Typography, anatomy of type and their applications, classifications and their applications, typographical solutions.
- Place of design layout, composition in the graphic design process, how principles of design are applied in layout and composition.
- Photographic images, photography in graphic design, photographic manipulation, use of basic photographic manipulation techniques.
- Interactive design. Define interactive design, static and dynamic interactive design, interactive web page, app, game, e-publication, etc.
- File preparation for intended media and important variables, DPI, PPI, JPEG, PDF, PICT, TIFF, JPG, EPS, BMP and resolution, DPI etc.).
- Print related issues, trapping, color separation, screening, halftones, barcodes and legal, prepress automation and proofing, Working with CAD Dielines.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- Plant Management
- Print Supervisor | Manager
- Prepress| Post press Manager
- Prepress operators | Technicians
- Prepress and Graphic Designers
- Print Quality Control Technicians
- Ink chemists & chemicals suppliers
- Ink room technicians / Ink matchers
- Printing & Packaging Technologists.
- Sales and Customer Service Representatives
- Printers/laminators/ slitters Operators and Helpers
- Those new to the prepress, graphic and printing industry
- Understanding the design essentials, basic principles, color system, anatomy and typography and design layout etc.
- Help to gain a good skills of using elements such as lines, shapes, forms, tones, textures, letters and colors in graphic design.
- Proficient in graphics designs and design print as per market demands to increase job profitability and press productivity.
- Increasing customer satisfaction, retention and loyalty resulted to increase printer competitiveness and profitability
- Demonstrate design layout, composition in the graphic design process and how principles of design are applied in layout and composition.
- Design, develop and create a variety of media products using relevant, current and/or emerging design related technologies.
- Plan, implement and evaluate graphic design projects using project management skills to deliver quality work to clients according to schedule and within budget.
- Plan, create and use photography, illustration and typography in design layouts to meet the brand requirements of the customer in the graphic and printing industry.