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Visual Design

Students who are enrolled in higher education commonly take courses, which are specialized classes that usually last for a specific period of time (i.e. semester, year, etc.). A teacher is in charge of the course, and a group of students attends the lectures and workshops relating to the subject that is being taught. After the course is finished, each student usually earns credit towards graduation and receives a grade.

 

What is a course in visual design? This is a class that many students take to acquire advanced artistic and design skills. A lot of subject matter covered relates to web and computers. The class also covers the history and cultural impacts of images. In addition, it provides training to help students advance their artistic skills and become more visually talented. While furthering their education, students will be able to participate in workshops and lectures to help them learn.

 

There are many benefits to taking a course in visual design. This allows students to gain the knowledge they need for future courses. The knowledge acquired in this class serves as helpful building blocks for future study and career success.

 

The cost of enrolling in a course varies depending on the school and the length of the class. Students who are concerned about the cost should speak with the admissions office, which can provide more detailed information, since each school’s costs and course requirements are unique.

 

Most students who take artistic classes want to pursue future careers as designers and artists. Many of them become graphic artists. The skills acquired during this course also help many students broaden their knowledge and further their creativity. As a result, they are well rounded and qualified for additional jobs.

 

If you want to take a course in visual design, you can find one online that is right for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Italian Contemporary Design and Trends - Spring Semester

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 15 weeks February 2018 Italy Milan

The Spring Italian Contemporary Design and Trends semester program is designed to offer participants a practical study of Italian design, revolving around a number of shows and fairs that exhibit the best of the Italian design system: the Salone del Mobile furniture show in Milan and the Design Week that follows; the Salone Satellite, Euroluce, International Bathroom Exhibition and the International Home Furnishings Expo. [+]

The Spring Italian Contemporary Design and Trends semester program is designed to offer participants a practical study of Italian design, revolving around a number of shows and fairs that exhibit the best of the Italian design system: the Salone del Mobile furniture show in Milan and the Design Week that follows; the Salone Satellite, Euroluce, International Bathroom Exhibition and the International Home Furnishings Expo.

Throughout the semester, students will be engaged in developing technical and critical skills in the classroom and inside the main trade fairs that highlight the Italian design experience.

Schedule: Lessons run from Monday to Friday, full time

Target: This course is intended for motivated students and professionals interested in understanding the Italian design system and the trends research methods. A basic knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator commands is requested.... [-]


Visual Design Course

General Assembly
Campus Part time 8 weeks February 2018 USA Kips Bay Atlanta Austin Boston Chicago Dallas Denver Los Angeles Santa Monica Irvine Manhattanville Providence San Francisco San Jose Seattle Washington DC Arlington United Kingdom London Hong Kong Singapore Australia Brisbane Melbourne Sydney USA Online + 25 more

Apply fundamental tools of visual communication ー typography, color and layout ー to design beautiful digital products in Photoshop. [+]

Skills & Tools

Apply Photoshop’s powerful functions to digital product design.

Production Standard

Start with an idea and a mood board: finish with a production‐ready mockup of a responsive webpage.

The Big Picture

Grasp how effective visual communication — from font pairings to style tiles — helps translate compelling ideas across any team, in any field.

Meet Your Support Team

Our educational excellence is a community effort. When you learn at GA, you can always rely on an in-house team of experts to provide guidance and support, whenever you need it.

Instructors

Learn industry-grade frameworks, tools, vocabulary, and best practices from a teacher whose daily work involves using them expertly.... [-]


Course: Introduction to Stage Management and Technical Theatre

The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.
Campus Full time 5 days April 2018 Ireland Dublin

This course is also suitable for people who work within amateur theatre and are interested in improving their stage management and technical knowledge. The areas covered in this course will reflect the key subjects covered in the Bachelor in Stage Management and Technical Theatre course at The Lir including [+]

Overview

This course is also suitable for people who work within amateur theatre and are interested in improving their stage management and technical knowledge. The areas covered in this course will reflect the key subjects covered in the Bachelor in Stage Management and Technical Theatre course at The Lir including Managing the Stage This one day workshop will introduce participants to the roles of the Stage & Production Manager and will identify how the team of CSM, DSM and ASM are divided into roles and responsibilities. It will detail the basics of running a rehearsal room, of blocking, prompting and reporting and participants will also create a prompt copy. Technology and the Stage Exploring stage technologies, lighting and sound. A one day workshop covering the principles and practices in lighting a small theatre production including rigging and focusing theatre lanterns and programming the operating desk. The course will include practical sessions as well as presentations from the tutor. There will also be a focus on sound design covering what sound is and how it can be managed, systems and equipment and how to use them and the basics involved in setting up the sound for a theatre production. Making the Stage This two day workshop is broken down into Designing the Stage and Constructing the Stage. Designing the stage looks at the considerations to be taken into account when starting out the design process including access, resources, size of the space etc., creating design concepts and the importance of model... [-]


One Year Course in Photography and Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 year January 2018 Spain Madrid

In the One Year Course in Photography and Design, directed by the DEAR projects studio, students will learn how to understand and create photography and design projects from a common foundation, complementing one discipline with the other and constituting an indivisible whole, from which to work, look and build.

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THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH

In the One Year Course in Photography and Design, directed by the DEAR projects studio, students will learn how to understand and create photography and design projects from a common foundation, complementing one discipline with the other and constituting an indivisible whole, from which to work, look and build.

During the year, through an intensive online/attendance-based format, the student will acquire the necessary theoretical-practical knowledge for the generation and expression of ideas and concepts through photography and design, understanding the way these disciplines can be used to develop a solid visual communication project.

Job opportunities: Art management, creative management, graphic editing, photography, publishing, advertising photography, creative brand strategy, curating.... [-]


Oneyear Course In Retail Design & Visual Merchandising

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Full time 184 hours October 2018 Brazil São Paulo

The course explores Retail Design and VM, their differences and complementarities, areas of activity and importance for strategies in retail and for the creation of strong visual identity, which will stand out in the market, loyal customers and converting sales. [+]

BECAUSE?

The course explores Retail Design and VM, their differences and complementarities, areas of activity and importance for strategies in retail and for the creation of strong visual identity, which will stand out in the market, loyal customers and converting sales.

FOR WHOM?

The course was designed primarily for professionals in the retail area who seek improvement, giving technical, artistic and intellectual support to architects, interior designers, product designers, fashion designers, advertising decorators and other interested parties.

HOW IS IT?

The course is guided by three fundamental principles: creativity, strategy and dynamism. The content addresses disciplines that deal with themes such as: Retail Design, VM, Consumer Behavior, Branding, Showcase, Product Exhibition, among others.... [-]


One Year Course In Graphic Design And Computer Graphics

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rio de Janeiro
Campus Part time 200 hours March 2018 Brazil Rio de Janeiro

The course One Year Graphic Design and Infographics addresses the knowledge of graphic design and practice, highlighting the infographics as exercise and formalization of an architectural design thinking. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS IN PORTUGUESE Taught

Start Date: March Lessons: Monday and Wednesday - 19h30 to 22h30 + some Saturdays from 10h to 14h Hours: 200 hours Portuguese language DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES

The course One Year Graphic Design and Infographics addresses the knowledge of graphic design and practice, highlighting the infographics as exercise and formalization of an architectural design thinking. Search in theory and history contextualization necessary for the development of a conscious and consistent practice. The course aims, quickly, to promote the transition of students and professionals in the graphic design area, presenting tools and methods for creating and analyzing, developing drafting skills and creating projects.... [-]


One Year Course in Visual Design

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan

The OneYear course aims at consolidating the basics of visual design thereby allowing a critical approach to the design stage. The study plan includes lessons on Basic Design alongside general training. The first of these provide an historical, cultural and scientific background to visual design focusing in particular on visual processes, also studied from a theoretical and physiological point of... [+]

The One Year course aims at consolidating the basics of visual design thereby allowing a critical approach to the design stage. The study plan includes lessons on Basic Design alongside general training. The first of these provide an historical, cultural and scientific background to visual design focusing in particular on visual processes, also studied from a theoretical and physiological point of view. The coherence between the subjects covered helps in constructing a design methodology, a designer’s most vital possession. The general training, on the other hand, provides the necessary creative, technical and methodological skills for the further study of visual communication and design during the Master’s year. There is in fact a continuous learning process that starts from the OneYear Course and leads to the specialist Master’s course.... [-]


Course: Visual Effects, 3D Art & Compositing

Quasar Design University in Rome
Campus Full time Part time March 2018 Italy Rome

The course runs through all the creative stages in an animation scene in the creative flow of visual effects. It examines the entire workflow starting from the conception of a story: the development of a storyboard, the creation of concept designs and clay, modeling, texturing, shading of 3D subjects, the dynamics of particles such as smoke, fire, water, building frames, rigging, to permit the successful animation of each part of element or character on stage, to arrive in depth at the final stages of compositing in Nuke and video editing till the final color correction. [+]

Visual Effects, 3D Art & Compositing

The course runs through all the creative stages in an animation scene in the creative flow of visual effects. It examines the entire workflow starting from the conception of a story: the development of a storyboard, the creation of concept designs and clay, modeling, texturing, shading of 3D subjects, the dynamics of particles such as smoke, fire, water, building frames, rigging, to permit the successful animation of each part of element or character on stage, to arrive in depth at the final stages of compositing in Nuke and video editing till the final color correction. By sharing projects in the classroom and online in our dedicated forum, students will be encouraged to team-work, which is necessary in the real world of film and television companies.... [-]


Masterclass – Colour Viscosity Printing for Etching

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Full time 1 week March 2018 United Kingdom London

If you enjoy using colour in your printmaking or painting why not try this exciting multi-colour printing technique which allows you to print several colours from a single plate or image. [+]

We offer a large range of printmaking courses in London at our Chelsea Centre located jut off the King's Road.

We have beginners, intermediate and advanced courses. These are part time courses running during the day and evening.

Our lecturers are highly experienced printmaking practitioners offering a unique insight into the printmaking discipline.

The techniques you learn will offer exciting ways to build on your skills and reinterpret existing artwork in print form. The unique characteristics of printmaking will open up a new world of image making and unlock your creative potential. Many of our experienced students came as beginners and many have developed a long-term commitment continuing at degree and MA level and also setting up their own studio.... [-]


V-ray Course For Infoarquitectura And Virtual Interior

FX ANIMATION Barcelona 3D & Film School
Campus Part time 1 month July 2018 Spain Barcelona

The student creates photorealistic renderings to infoarquitectura high quality. Students will learn to use the engine in getting a stranglehold depth workflow (camera, lights, materials) of V-Ray for 3dStudio Max. [+]

Next call: July 2016 - OPEN ENROLLMENT Duration: 1 month, 6 hours daily from Monday to Thursday + 3 months of final project Places: 10 Headquarters: Barcelona Description and purpose

The student creates photorealistic renderings to infoarquitectura high quality. Students will learn to use the engine in getting a stranglehold depth workflow (camera, lights, materials) of V-Ray for 3dStudio Max.

This course is addressed to architects, engineers and interior designers, like any other professional who has command of 3ds Max and want to get a photorealistic rendering with professional standards.

Requirements

Demonstrable knowledge of 3ds Max.

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Visual and Creative Arts

Fleming College
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Canada Haliburton Peterborough Lindsay Cobourg + 3 more

The Visual and Creative Arts Diploma (VCAD) offers you unique and flexible options for earning a diploma in the visual arts. Choose the learning path that is right for you. It’s your diploma, your way. [+]

The Visual and Creative Arts Diploma (VCAD) offers you unique and flexible options for earning a diploma in the visual arts. Choose the learning path that is right for you. It’s your diploma, your way.

VCAD = foundation courses + elective courses

Foundation Courses

These courses are required to develop the foundational skills for Visual and Creative Arts Diploma candidates:

3D Design Art History - The Recent Century Contemporary Art Investigations Design I Drawing Disciplines Media Explorations I Visual Documentation Business for Artists Concept Development Design II Media Explorations II Portfolio and Presentation 2 General Education Electives Elective Courses ... [-]

Course - Sound Design for Visual Media

Vancouver Film School - VFS
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Canada Vancouver

As a student in Vancouver Film School’s Sound Design for Visual Media program, you’ll live and breathe audio for one full year. You’ll focus your education around the sounds that make [+]

As a student in Vancouver Film School’s Sound Design for Visual Media program, you’ll live and breathe audio for one full year. You’ll focus your education around the sounds that make up the entertainment landscape, from the mundane to the otherworldly. You’ll work in industry-grade facilities, which include an Avid ICON D-Control ES dual-operator system, and learn from a faculty of accomplished film, television, and game professionals as you develop the skills and experience to launch your career. The Sound Design for Visual Media program concentrates on two main career fields: post-production sound for film and television, and game audio (sound for video games).

Post-Production Sound for Film & Television ... [-]

Course - Visual Effects

VanArts
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Canada Vancouver

You’ll be thinking like a VFX artist in no time at VanArts visual effects school. In only one year, you’ll learn and use all the current VFX production tools like 3D Stereoscopy, green screen and 2D/3D [+]

Course - Visual Effects

Part artist, part technician – be a total VFX professional at VanArts visual effects school.You’ll be thinking like a VFX artist in no time at VanArts visual effects school. In only one year, you’ll learn and use all the current VFX production tools like 3D Stereoscopy, green screen and 2D/3D content creation using Maya, Nuke and Houdini. In the words of an industry recruiter, you’ll be a production-ready grad with the broadest understanding and the best attitude – and you’ll be very hirable.Operating within a studio production paradigm, you’ll learn advanced techniques for compositing, modeling, lighting and texturing. Plus, you’ll be studying at a visual effects school in Vancouver, where the VFX industry is exploding, creating multiple job opportunities as studios open up and look to hire the best talent. You’ll also create a network of visual effects colleagues as you build a professional demo reel. Become qualified and confident, with mentoring from industry professionals.Next Start Dates... [-]


Postgraduate Degree in Visual Merchandising

Bau Design College of Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Barcelona

In the context of commercial space, Visual Merchandising has become an essential discipline for those who are responsible for the commercial management of the product at the point of sale. [+]

Postgraduate Degree in Visual Merchandising

In the context of commercial space, Visual Merchandising has become an essential discipline for those who are responsible for the commercial management of the product at the point of sale.

The communication with the consumer and the building of a loyal relationship, the sectorisation of the product on the sales floor, profitability, the purchase process, staff management, logistics, etc., are all aspects related to the discipline of Visual Merchandising.

This training is complemented with other resources, which are not specifically related to Visual Merchandising, like the design of commercial furniture or the presentation and communication of projects, which are helpful when one is learning how to better integrate oneself within work teams and to reinforce professionals in their ability to manage the point of sale comprehensively.... [-]