Digital Arts & Creative Technology

Graphic Design – Taster Session

Hosted by MAKO

Introduction To Promotional Graphic Design.

This Graphic Design taster session is part of our Creative Careers in Crewe project, which you can find out about here.

Have you ever wanted to create your own eye-catching promotional graphic designs?

This online workshop is the perfect introduction to those interested in graphic design. Whether you want to create unique YouTube thumbnails, interesting Instagram posts, striking posters or anything in between, this session will give you a crash course on how you can use a smartphone, tablet or computer to start designing your own promotion graphic designs. You will learn how to go from idea to exporting finished designs online and get hands-on learning about:

  • Templates
  • Finding & Editing Images
  • Adding Icons & Text
  • Resizing
  • Exporting
No previous experience is needed to take part in this workshop, meaning it’s perfect for beginners.

When?

Monday 25th May, 5:00PM-6:30PM

Where?

This is an online session. Once you have signed up you will be sent a link to join the live video at the time of the event.

Who?

We are looking for young people from Cheshire East with an interest in the creative sector, between the ages of 11 and 25 who would like to develop their creative and personal skill sets. This session will be open to mixed ability levels, with no previous experience required. Young people from Crewe facing challenging circumstances, such as being a young carer, in foster care or those who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) will be given priority.

Requirements?

As this is an online session you will require the following:

  • A device connected to the internet, to watch the tutor’s video stream. (A webcam and microphone would be useful but not essential)
  • A computer connected to the internet, to create your designs using Adobe Spark. Adobe Spark is also available as a free app on google play store and apple app store but for this workshop, we will be using the online web browser version so you will need a computer.
  • You will need to create a free account on Adobe Space. Click Here to create an account.

How?

If you’ve already applied to be part of Creative Careers in Crewe project please Contact Us to book a place. If you have not applied yet please use the relevant application below.

Aged 11-17?

If you would like to take part and are aged 11-17 you will need a Parent/Guardian to apply on your behalf.

Aged 18-25?

If you would like to take part and are aged 18-25 click Apply Here and complete the online application.

More information

If you require any more details or have any questions about this event please contact Mako Create