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Graphic Design

Course Details

Importance of graphic designing

The importance of graphic designing is something which derives advertising and attracts you. It plays an important role in today’s modern competitive global environment and has become an integral part of any business and occasion. The course involves the stylization and presentation of text. A good design should effectively communicate the message of the sender to the target audience using tools of visual communications to brands. Moreover, the layout of a page gives you a feeling and mental position in mind of product.

Benefits of graphic design

Graphic design can help you in the following ways:

  • It enhances sales
  • Establish a company name
  • Build goodwill in the market
  • Convey a brand message
  • Unite the employees
  • Encourage professionalism
  • Increase persuasion power
  • Readability of content


Why learn graphic design?

Graphic design has an immensely colossal role to play in the modern competitive business environment. Businesses need the accommodations of graphic designers to engender impressive marketing materials such as brochures, business cards, websites, leaflets, stationeries and so on. Getting into the field of graphic design can seem daunting, but it’s the easiest way to keep yourself up-to-date to the latest designs. Moreover, it provides you with plenty of opportunities. Graphic design is a technology-intensive field.

Who should attend?

The graphic designing course is designed to fulfill the requirements of beginners as well as professional designers. Who wish to enhance their skills of visuals in order to design more attractive and appealing layout.  Graphic designing is a perfect field for people who are interested in designs, arts, and computer. To learn how to produce good quality designs, you need to learn about color theories, presentations, and photo-editing programs.

Course Outline

Kings institute serves the most comprehensive and undeniable training of graphic designing for the people who are interested in this course. For the ease of candidates, KI also offers online classes to step in the world of designs with no difficulty.

Graphics Designing curriculum follows the Corel and Adobe standards and is designed to meet the requirements of print and electronic media users as well as professionals.

Training covers the following graphic designing tools:

Adobe Photoshop

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CC
  • How to use Adobe Photoshop
  • Bitmap vs. vector
  • Resolution and quality issues
  • Viewing/opening documents
  • Toolbar
  • Most commonly used palettes
Rulers, guides and grids Layers
  • Background v layer, creating layers
  • Changing background
  • Preserving data
  • Re-arranging
  • Hiding, locking/unlocking
  • Naming, deleting
  • Layer opacity
Layers Styles
  • Shadow effect
  • Glow effect
  • Bevel & Emboss effect
  • Color Overlay
  • Gradient Overlay
  • Pattern Overlay
  • Stroke
  • Flipping, scaling, rotating, distorting, perspective
  • Control options
  • Free transform, straighten or tilt
Working with Text
  • Warp Text
  • Text with underline and Strikethrough
  • Text with mask
  • Image sizes (handout)
  • Image size vs. canvas size
  • Cropping (and resizing), plus manual
  • Image modes
  • Basic retouching with clone, heal, patch tools
Color adjustment
  • Basic tonal adjustment/enhancement
  • Brightness/contrast: when to use levels (+ auto), shadow/highlight
‘Quality’ adjustment
  • Dust and scratches, reduce noise
  • Blur, Gaussian blur
  • Sharpen/unsharpened, and size issues
  • Various tools, tool options
  • Inversing, feathering, grow, smooth, expand, similar
  • Pen tool specifics
  • Paths to selections
  • Selection with Mask
Outputting for the Web
  • Optimizing for Web colors
  • Resizing and compressing an image for quick rendering
  • Save options, file formats for InDesign, web etc.
  • Paths to Illustrator
  • Keyboard shortcuts
Project achievements:
  • House ad/poster
  • Duotone photograph
  • Repaired photograph

Adobe Illustrator

What is Illustrator?
  • Introduction
    Understanding vector graphics
  • Setting preferences
  • Exploring the panels
  • Illustrator interface
  • Creating and saving workspaces
Working with Documents
  • Creating files for print & Web
  • Managing multiple documents & Navigation
  • Using rulers, guides, and grids
  • Changing units of measurement
  • Locking and hiding artwork
  • Creating and using artboards
  • Illustrator Artboards
Selecting and Transforming Objects
  • Using the Direct Selection and Group Selection tools
  • Using the Magic Wand & Lasso tool
  • Grouping objects
  • Using isolation mode
  • Resizing your artwork
  • Rotating objects
Distorting and transforming objects
  • Reflecting and skewing objects
  • Aligning and distributing objects
Working with Color
  • RGB vs. CMYK
Working with Fills and Strokes
  • Understanding fills and strokes
  • Working with fills & strokes
  • Creating and editing gradients
  • Applying gradients to strokes
  • Applying and editing pattern fills


Working with Paths
  • Understanding paths
  • Understanding anchor points
  • Using the Scissors tool and the Knife tool
Creating Shapes
  • Working with the Shape Builder tool
  • Working with the Blob Brush and Eraser tools
  • Working with the Paintbrush and Pencil tools
  • Smoothing and erasing paths
Pen Tool
  • Exploring the Pen tool
  • Drawing straight lines
  • Drawing simple curves
  • Converting corners and curves
  • Tracing artwork with the Pen tool
Using Type in Illustrator
  • Adjusting your type settings
  • Basic text editing
  • Using the type panels
  • Creating text on a path
  • Converting text into paths
  • Saving time with keyboard shortcuts
Working with Layers
  • Exploring the Layers panel
  • Creating and editing layers
  • Targeting objects in the Layers panel
  • Working with sublayers
  • Hiding, locking, and deleting layers
  • Using the Layers panel menu
Drawing in Perspective
  • Defining a perspective grid
  • Drawing artwork in perspective

Printing, Saving, and Exporting

  • Saving & Printing your artwork
    • Saving for the web


Adobe Animate

Understanding the Interface
  • Timeline, Layer Controls, Edit Bar, Panels
Animation Basics
  • Understanding Keyframes and Frames
  • Frame-by-Frame Animation with Keyframes
  • What Is the Frame Rate?
  • Recommended Frame Rates
  • Copying, Reversing, Inserting and Deleting Frames
  • Using Onion Skinning
  • Testing Movies
Motion Tweening and Timeline Effects
  • Classic Tween
  • Shape Tweening vs. Motion Tweening
  • Understanding Basic Motion Tweening
  • Using Tweening Effects Editing Multiple Frames
  • Using a Motion Guide
  • Animating Text
  • Animating with the Blur Filter
  • Animating with the Drop Shadow Filter
  • Basic use of Bone Tool
Working with Bitmaps
  • Understanding the Benefits of Bitmaps
  • Compression in Flash
  • Importing and Compressing Bitmaps
  • Importing Bitmap Sequences
  • Converting Bitmaps to Vectors
  • Using Basic Masking
  • Using Animated Masks {motion and shape}
  • Creating Rollover  & Invisible Buttons
  • Duplicating and Aligning
Movie Clip
  • What Is a Movie Clip?
  • Creating a Movie Clip
  • Animated Graphic Symbols vs. Movie Clip Symbols
  • Creating an Animated Rollover Button with movie clips
  • Putting an Animated Rollover Button into Action


Importing Sounds

  • Creating Background Sound with Sound Effects
  • Controlling Animation and Sound with Stop/Play Buttons


Publishing and Exporting

  • Creating Projectors
  • To Publish or to Export?
  • Exporting Image Files
  • More About the Publish Settings
  • Flash, HTML, GIF, JPEG, and PNG Settings


Final Project

  • Create a MOVIE to Audience


Corel Draw

Introduction to COREL DRAW

  • Welcome screen + workspace tour + overview
  • Vector vs. bitmap
  • Customizing the page layout
  • Working with multiple pages
  • Using snap to + guidelines


Drawing shapes

  • Rectangle tool – ellipse tool – ctrl +shift
  • The pick tool + zooming
  • Polygons, stars, spirals + graph paper
  • The perfect shapes collection
  • Selecting objects
  • Deleting objects
  • Duplicating objects + step + repeat
  • Cut, copy, paste
  • Undo, redo, repeat
  • Arranging objects
  • Grouping + un-grouping


Creating custom shapes

  • Curve tools
  • Freehand tool
  • Bezier tool
  • Curves + nodes
  • Adding, deleting nodes
  • Bending + straightening lines


Colors + Fills

  • Introducing color palettes
  • Cmyk, rgb and pantones

Filling objects

  • Using the interactive fill tool
  • Solid fills
  • Linear, radial, conical + square fills
  • Two color patter fills
  • Full color pattern fills
  • Bitmap pattern fills
  • Texture fills
  • No fill



  • Outlines and advanced outline options
  • Converting outlines to objects
  • Using the eye dropper and paint bucket tool


Working with artistic text

  • Creating artistic text with the text tool
  • Character formatting + fonts
  • Spelling + quick correct
  • Fitting text to path
  • Inserting symbol characters
  • Converting text to curves


Working with paragraph text

  • Creating paragraph text with the text tool
  • Creating columns
  • Additional paragraph features


Shaping objects

  • Using commands: Trim, break-apart, weld, simplify


Working with bitmaps

  • Importing bitmaps
  • Cropping bitmaps
  • Using the image adjustment lab
  • Applying effects to bitmaps
  • Using photo-paint + the cut-out lab
  • Using the magic wand mask tool
  • Using the clone tool
  • Resolution
  • Re-sampling bitmaps
  • Converting vector objects to bitmaps
  • Exporting to jpeg + png formats


Using the interactive tools

  • The interactive blend tool
  • The interactive contour tool
  • The interactive distortion tool
  • The interactive drop shadow tool
  • The extrude tool
  • The interactive transparency tool


Final Assessment

  • Designing a business card
  • Designing a flyer
  • Designing an invitation
  • Designing a logo
  • Publishing to pdf for print + web