Graphic Design Class for High School Students - Summer

Graphic Design Class for High School Students

In this Graphic Design class, high school students learn the principles of great design and typography from a design industry professional while using professional-grade Adobe design software to create digital drawings, logos, advertisements, magazine layouts, and more. Students complete the week by creating a digital portfolio to showcase their work. No prior art or design experience is necessary for this program. This graphic design class is generally offered for one week only each year in the summer, yet for the summer of 2020 the graphic design course for high school students will occur live online over two consecutive weeks. This updated schedule allows for shorter online days, yet covers the same materials in live, small-group workshops. No previous experience with graphic design or specific design applications is required.

Graphic Design Class Topics Covered:

  • Principles of great graphic design
  • Digital drawing and tracing
  • Typography and text effects
  • Creating print advertisements
  • Editing and retouching images
  • Designing and creating a logo
  • Print design layouts
  • Conducting a design critique
  • Creating a digital design portfolio

Applications used for the graphic design class (all supplied for in-class use):

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign

By the end of the graphic design class, students will gain:

  • Knowledge of basic design principles
  • Basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Insight into the opportunities and challenges of a design career
  • Portfolio of graphic design work

Course Dates
This graphic design course meets online every weekday from 10 am - 1 pm.
Course meets for two weeks from August 3 to August 14, 2020.

Graphic Design Class for High School Students - Sample Daily Schedule

9:45 am - Log-in to live online classroom

10:00 am - Workshops start: learn new topics and techniques with live instructor

11:00 am - Complete practice exercises

11:30 am - Learn new topics and techniques

12:00 pm - Project planning; Individual or collaborative project work

12:30 pm - Review and share projects

1:00 pm - Class ends for the day

Al ltimes are Eastern. While the start and end-times remain consistent, the in-class schedule may vary based upon materials being covered.

Graphic Design Class for High School Students - Summer Course Dates

All classes in Boston and Philadelphia start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. and are led by a live instructor in the same classroom with you. All online classes and NYC classes are also led by a live instructor and run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Course Title Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
Graphic Design Class for High School Students - Summer

Online

American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
2020-05-21 10:39:50 $895.00
Graphic Design Class for High School Students - Summer

Online

American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
2020-01-24 13:37:20 $895.00

There are no prerequisites for this course. It is open to high school students and middle school students ages 13 to 18.

You will receive comprehensive course materials with this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems.

Available Delivery Methods For This Class

CLASSROOM
LIVE ONLINE
PRIVATE
MY LOCATION