THIS IS AWESOME
AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE
Create your own custom graphics and logos using the same tools as the pros. Together we’ll explore what goes into creating graphic art with fun activities designed to show you the ropes. We’ll experience what goes into building graphics for websites, school projects, personal use, and all other purposes in between. No prior experience is necessary. All skill levels are welcome.
- Become comfortable with basic and intermediate GIMP skills
- Understanding Typography and the proper use of kering, letting, baselines and other type settings
- Gaining skill sets in product design and creation
- Work with and gain the basics of graphic design: import/export, photo editing, layer effects
- Create a digital portfolio of various graphic design projects
- Design you own “fake” product that can me used in marketing
- Edit your designs into new formats such as T-shirts, mugs, coupons, flyers, etc.
- Logo design based on your name or very own “company”.
- Collaboration and communication
- Constructive feedback
- Design Composition
- Design layout
- Problem solving
- Product design
- Scope and scale
- Styles and Themes
- Time management
- Use of color
Primary Computer Device:
- Windows 8, 10 or 11
- or Mac OS
Additional Tech Used:
- Web Camera
- Pixlr X
- Graphic Designer
- Advertising Designer
- Brand Designer
- Web Designer
- Product Designer
- UX Designer
- Art Director
- Motion Graphics Designer
- Visual Merchandiser
- Creative Director
- Basic and intermediate GIMP skills, including photo editing, import/export, and layer effects.
- The principles of typography, including kerning, letting, baselines, and other type settings.
- How to create eye-catching designs that convey important information.
- The basics of product design and creation, including designing for both physical and digital products.
- Essential design skills, such as color theory and composition.
- How to express creativity through digital art and design.
- The process of taking a design from concept to finished product.
- The importance of visual communication in design.
- Collaboration and teamwork skills, as students work together on design projects.
- Confidence and self-expression, as students learn to express their ideas and creativity through design.
- You’ll get to learn how to make your designs POP with the principles of typography.
- You’ll gain GIMP skills that are so good, your friends will think you’re a wizard.
- You’ll design amazing product packaging that will make everyone want to buy what’s inside.
- You’ll become a photo editing pro and make all your pics look amazing.
- You’ll learn how to design cool logos that will make your friends’ jaws drop.
- You’ll create beautiful websites that people will love to visit.
- You’ll develop your creative expression through digital art and design.
- You’ll gain skills that can lead to super cool jobs in graphic design.
- You’ll work with an expert instructor who will help you unleash your creative potential.
- You’ll have SO MUCH FUN expressing your creativity and building essential skills for the future!
Q: What is Introduction to Graphic Design?
A: Introduction to Graphic Design is a summer camp program for youth who want to explore the world of graphic design and build essential skills for future studies and careers.
Q: What skills will I learn in this camp?
A: You’ll gain skills in GIMP, typography, product design, photo editing, layer effects, and more.
Q: Who is eligible to participate in this camp?
A: The program is open to all youth entering 4th to 10th grade.
Q: What is the format of the camp?
A: The camp is a hands-on, immersive learning experience with expert instructors and personalized guidance.
Q: Do I need any prior experience in graphic design to attend this camp?
A: No prior experience is required. The program is designed to help beginners learn the fundamentals of graphic design.
Q: Is there a showcase or exhibition of the students’ work?
A: Yes, there will be an end-of-camp showcase where students can show off their amazing designs to their fellow campers.
Q: How do I register for Introduction to Graphic Design?
A: Visit FlemingCamps.com to learn more about the program and to register.