Designing

Graphic Designing

HSEI Middle East offers variety of Graphic design training and certification courses covering basic to advanced topics which comprise of image creation, manipulation, creating aesthetic page layout including designing concepts as per the current industrial guidelines. These courses are most suited for professionals who are already in this field and can also be customized for anyone planning to start a career in Graphic Designing.  The main objective of this course to help students to learn a set of transferable formal and conceptual tool for creating and communicating in graphic design.

Graphic Designing Course include Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, CorelDraw.

  • Understanding Graphic Designing concepts
  • Fundamentals of Graphic Design
  • Photo editing and manipulation in Adobe Photoshop
  • Import images into the program
  • Making color corrections in images
  • Learn the color combination to be used in designing logos
  • Crop, rotate and straighten the images
  • Use several tools to add, remove, edit gradients, objects, effects
  • Create and publish photobooks and stunning slideshows
  • Print images using layouts and templates, new designs
  • Working with different selections,
  • Digital Photography Fundamentals.
  • Working with Layers
  • Move, Retouching and Measurement tools.
  • Creating special effects
  • Print Production ‘Techniques.
  • Editing and combining shapes and paths using illustrator
  • Creating an illustration with the drawing tools
  • Master the pen, shape builder and other essential vector design tools in Adobe Illustrator.
  • Creating artwork
  • create vector avatar characters with adobe illustrator
  • Navigating through a document using InDesign
  • Setting up a document and working with pages
  • layout design
  • Working with objects, layers, frames.
  • Working with typography
  • Summary of Print & Pre-Press Basics and InDesign
  • Photography for graphic design using CorelDRAW
  • Digital illustration, digital imaging, and environmental graphics
  • 3d modeling
  • Materials
  • Product and package design
  • Drawing and altering outlines, shapes
  • Applying different effects.
  • Logo Design
  • Advertisement Design

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is a popular software used for photo editing, graphic design and allows users to edit raster images. Adobe Photoshop is a critical tool for designers, web developers, graphic artists, photographers, and creative professionals. It is widely used for image editing, retouching, creating image compositions, website mockups, and adding affects. Many graphic designers use Photoshop to create website layouts, business cards, wedding invitations, marketing materials, and art for digital books and publications.

  • Getting to know the work area
  • Working with tools and tool properties
  • Basic photo corrections
  • Strategy for retouching
  • Resolution and image size
  • Straightening and cropping the image in Photoshop
  • Adjusting the color and tone
  • Using the Spot Healing Brush tool
  • Applying a content-aware patch
  • Repairing areas with the Clone Stamp tool
  • Sharpening the image
  • Working with selections and selection tools
  • Using the Quick Selection tool
  • Moving a selected area
  • Using the Magic Wand tool
  • Selecting with the lasso tools
  • Rotating a selection
  • Selecting with the Magnetic Lasso tool
  • Resizing and copying a selection
  • Cropping an image
  • Using layers, the Layers panel
  • Rearranging layers
  • Applying a gradient to a layer
  • Applying a layer style
  • Adding an adjustment layer
  • Updating layer effects
  • Adding a border
  • Flattening and saving files
  • Adjusting facial features with Liquify
  • Blurring a background
  • Creating a panorama
  • Correcting image distortion
  • Moving objects with the Content-Aware Move tool
  • Working with masks and channels
  • Using Select and Mask
  • Creating a quick mask
  • Using an alpha channel to create a shadow
  • Creating a clipping mask from type
  • Creating type on a path
  • Adding a rounded rectangle
  • Bitmap images and vector graphics
  • Drawing with the Pen tool
  • Working with defined custom shapes
  • Importing a Smart Object
  • Adding color and depth to shape using layer styles
  • Advanced compositing
  • Using the History panel to undo edits
  • Painting with the mixer brush
  • Selecting brush settings
  • Mixing colors
  • Creating a custom brush preset
  • Working with camera raw
  • About camera raw files
  • Processing files in Camera Raw
  • Using layer groups to create button graphics
  • Designing with artboards
  • Producing and printing consistent color
  • Preparing files for printing
  • Adjusting an image
  • Converting an image to CMYK
  • Specifying color-management settings
  • Printing a CMYK image from Photoshop
  • Printing 3d files
  • Understanding the 3D environment
  • Positioning 3D elements

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics application used for the creation of logos, icons, drawings, typography, and complex illustrations. The industry-standard vector graphics software lets you create everything from web and mobile graphics to logos, icons, book illustrations, product packaging, and billboards. Illustrator allows you to create and use vector graphics. It includes a vast number of drawing tools that we can use to reduce the time need to create an illustration.

  • Getting to know the work area
  • Working with panels
  • Changing the view of the artwork
  • Using view commands
  • Scrolling through a document
  • Techniques for selecting artwork
  • Using shapes to create artwork for a postcard
  • Editing and combining shapes and paths
  • Working with the Rounded Rectangle tool
  • Creating and editing an ellipse, circle, polygon
  • Drawing lines & Creating a star
  • Drawing shapes with the Shaper tool
  • Changing additional character formatting
  • Changing paragraph formatting
  • Creating columns of text
  • Creating and applying text styles
  • Creating and applying a paragraph style and character style
  • Reshaping text with a preset envelope warp
  • Working with drawing modes
  • Using Image Trace
  • Transforming artwork
  • Creating an illustration with the drawing tools
  • Using color to enhance signage
  • Adding type to a poster
  • Organizing your artwork with layers
  • Gradients, blends, and patterns
  • Using brushes to create a poster
  • Exploring creative uses of effects and graphic styles
  • Creating artwork for a t-shirt
  • Creating a Pattern brush
  • Exploring creative uses of effects and graphic styles
  • Using the Appearance panel
  • Adding another stroke and fill to artwork
  • Using illustrator cc with other adobe applications
  • Exporting assets

Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign is the industry-leading layout and page design software for print and digital media.  It can be used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers, presentations, books and eBooks.  Projects created using InDesign can be shared in both digital and print formats.  Images and illustrations are usually not created within InDesign, rather layouts using text, images, and drawings that often are built in other programs are assembled into a layout using InDesign.  InDesign works equally well on Mac and Windows computers.

  • Introducing the Workspace
  • Customizing the workspace
  • Navigating through a document
  • Getting to Know InDesign
  • Working with graphics and objects
  • Working with object styles
  • Setting Up a Document and Working with Pages
  • Creating a new document
  • Working with master pages
  • Applying master pages to document pages
  • Working with Objects
  • Working with layers
  • Creating and modifying text frames and graphics frames
  • Transforming and aligning objects
  • Editing Text
  • Finding and changing a missing font
  • Entering and importing text
  • Working with Typography
  • Using the Story Editor
  • Tracking changes
  • Working with Color
  • Managing color
  • Defining printing requirements
  • Creating color and Applying colors
  • Working with Styles
  • Creating and applying paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying character styles
  • Importing and Modifying Graphics
  • Adding graphics from other programs
  • Managing links to imported files
  • Creating Tables
  • Creating a table
  • Converting text to a table
  • Changing rows and columns
  • Formatting a table
  • Working with Transparency
  • Importing and colorizing a grayscale image
  • Adding transparency effects to imported vector
  • Printing and Exporting
  • Packaging files
  • Creating an Adobe PDF proof
  • Creating Adobe PDF Files with Form Fields
  • Previewing separations and page
  • Printing a proof and saving a print preset
  • Creating and Exporting an ebook
  • Creating a new document for fixed-layout export
  • Adding multimedia and interactive elements
  • Working with Long Documents
  • Completing the booklet before export

CorelDRAW

CorelDRAW is a vector graphics editor developed and marketed by Corel Corporation. CorelDraw is designed to edit two-dimensional images such as logos and posters. This graphic design solution has a suite of features that produce stunning graphics, photos, websites, and designs. Besides, the features are expertly crafted to meet the growing needs of customers across different industries. The main benefits of CorelDraw are its robust feature set, customizations, and reliability. As a design program, CorelDraw provides users with different tools to create original images or drastically edit them.

  • CorelDRAW Basics and Interface
  • Exploring the CorelDraw Screen
  • File Management
  • Setting Up the Page
  • Moving Around and Viewing Drawings
  • Changing Page
  • Using Multiple Workspaces
  • Customizing the Toolbars
  • Objects- Creation And Manipulation
  • Drawing and Shaping Tools
  • Selecting & Manipulating Objects
  • Moving, Copying and Deleting Objects
  • Transforming Objects
  • Outlining & Filling Objects
  • Eyedropper and Paint bucket Tools
  • The Outline Tool
  • Using Fill Tool
  • Uniform Fill, Fountain Fill, Pattern Fill
  • Interactive Mesh fill
  • Using Guidelines
  • Aligning and grouping Objects
  • Welding and trimming Objects
  • Using Intersection
  • About Layers
  • Setting Up a Master Layer
  • Moving, Copying, and Locking Layers
  • Working With Special Effects And Texts
  • Drawing With the Artistic Media Tool
  • Shaping an Object with an Envelope
  • Extruding, Blending Two Objects
  • Lens Effect
  • Adding Perspectives
  • Using Power Clips
  • Applying Drop Shadows
  • Using Interactive Fills
  • Applying Mesh Fills
  • Working with Text and text tools
  • Creating Artistic Text
  • Formatting Text
  • Working With Paragraph
  • Text Implementing Color Management
  • Creating Custom Color Palettes
  • Automatically Creating Color Styles
  • Importing and Sizing Paragraph Text
  • Flowing Text Between Frames
  • Wrapping Paragraph Text Around Objects
  • Applying Drop Caps
  • Special Text Effects
  • Fitting Text to a Path
  • Converting Text to Curves
  • Special Text Effects
  • Using Symbols and Clipart
  • Inserting Text Symbols
  • Working With Bitmaps
  • Adjusting Color
  • Hiding Certain Colors in a Bitmap
  • Page Layout, Printing, Exporting and Advanced Features
  • Creating a Greeting Card
  • Print Previewing the Layout
  • Creating Labels