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  • 1. Custom website design : Part IGraphic Design Training -- Enhancing Your Computer Graphic Design SkillsGraphic designers nowadays require not only creative abilities, but also some understanding of othergraphic design-related areas such as computer graphic design.During the 80s, the advent of desktop publishing and of design software such as Adobe Illustrator andMacromedia Fireworks, put the power and versatility of the computer at graphic designers fingertips.Designers for the first time were easily able to manipulate images and create 3D images using thecomputer. Computers are now considered to be an indispensable tool in the graphic design industry,though some traditional graphic designers may still prefer to use manual and traditional tools for theircreative endeavors.With modern graphic design concepts and methodologies always changing, graphic designers need tocontinually advance their knowledge of different graphic design techniques, innovations and graphicdesign software packages. At present, the basic instructions in graphic designing cannot guarantee for acompetitive product anymore without the use of high technology, so that the demand for highly skilledgraphic designers is higher than ever.To become a computer graphic designer, the basic requirements include good creative abilities, goodcomputers skills, and good communication skills.Computer graphic design helps graphic designers complete their tasks faster and easier. They caneffortlessly translate ideas into visual imagery, save it onto their computers and edit it wheneveralterations are necessary.There are great many benefits if you undergo computer graphic design training geared towards armingyou with a wider range of cutting edge graphic design skills. Having computer design training also meansa greater choice of employment. Computer graphic design skills are in great demand in such sectors as:1. Advertising agencies - You can use your newly acquired graphic design skills to design appealing andeye-catching advertisements for different media.
  • 2. 2. Web design companies - Help design appealing web pages.3. Design studios - Apply your design skills to photo editing such as editing the contrast and thebrightness of colors on the photos.4. Publishing houses - Perform layout design and editing tasks. Publications usually follow a distributionschedule; so make sure you are able to meet deadlines.5. Corporate advertising departments - Design professional corporate ads.6. TV and film companies - out of all the other jobs, this is where a graphic designer is most suited as itrequires a comprehensive application of the designers skill and ability, especially if working onanimation films.Your computer graphic design training will open new doors for you into a world of greater opportunities.Your computer design knowledge, combined with your dedication and commitment, will surely help youreach your goal.Hiring a web designer to come up with the custom solution that you need can set you back a fewthousand bucks. But you can do the whole thing yourself and make it drag and drop simple for merepennies with a tool like Breezy Websites. See http://breezywebsites.com for details!Custom website design : End of Part IGraphic DesignersGraphics are needed to enliven a given space. But to create impact they must be designed and usedsensibly. Graphic design is not just about creating good looking stuff, but creating impact and
  • 3. communicating sense. Not such an easy job. Graphic designers are fully equipped and qualified peopleto perform this task. They can create graphics, modify, restructure, arrange and rearrange them tocommunicate the required message. This could involve arranging print and graphics for pages of adocument, creating an interesting logo or mast head, catalogue, company calendars, year planners,invitations, postures, advertisements, banners, publications, designing a website and so on.Depending on the purpose of a graphic to be created, audience and medium, designers think of differentideas and concepts to communicate the message in the best possible way. The final development alsodepends on the medium to be used such as print, film or electronic. Layouts are created by hand orcomputer to put the idea on paper. Use of computers in graphic designing has become a must. Graphicdesigners should keep updating their skills and knowledge on latest software.Graphic designers need to be creative with a constant supply of fresh and unique ideas, able to workunder tight deadlines and should keep updating with new technology and demands. It is a customerrelations job and their needs should be respected first. Some clients demand lot of rework until they getwhat they had in mind. Satisfying a client is a tough job and needs patience.There are some qualities which graphic designers must have. Some people are innately capable and canbecome polished after getting trained, while others are interested and can acquire skills. There is also acategory of graphic designers who are not very competent even after full fledged training. There aremany long and short term graphic design courses for people to get trained. Some take students onlyafter they qualify a basic skills test. A full-time bachelor’s degree with advanced short courses gives onean edge. However, experience is the biggest teacher. Graphic designers are much in demand with theever increasing needs of the Internet, website designing, animation and animated films. It is one themost attractive occupations in present times.Hiring a web designer to come up with the custom solution that you need can set you back a fewthousand bucks. But you can do the whole thing yourself and make it drag and drop simple for merepennies with a tool like Breezy Websites. See http://breezywebsites.com for details!Custom website design : End of Part IIGraphic Designs
  • 4. Graphics are needed everywhere and are being created by millions of people all over the world. The realart is not just in creating graphics but arranging them in conjunction with other text and images toproduce a coherent and interesting piece of work, according to the end goal. This is what is meant bygraphic design. The process of graphic design enhances the look of a layout, is attractive to viewers,simplifies the message and helps communicate a message effectively. As simple it may seem, it is lot ofhard work.While creating a graphic design, designers plan and analyze factors such as audience, aim of themessage, and medium (such as print, online, book or poster). Once basic requirements are sorted out,text and graphics are organized on selected formats and layouts. Fonts, color, size and arrangement oftext and graphics are re-looked at and sent for proofreading. While doing any graphic designing, basicelements design like line, shape, texture, space, size, value, color, balance and rhythm are used. Graphicdesigns also need to respect the principles of design like balance, color, contrast, emphasis, movement,pattern, proportion, proximity, repetition, rhythm, texture, unity, and white space. All these conceptsare not new and have been understood many years back. However, they can be applied in many ways tocreate unique graphic designs.The discipline of graphic design has been existent since very long and is becoming more and moreflexible with the advent of new software and printing technologies. There are many software packageslike Macromedia, Adobe, Corel Draw, and Paint Shop that aid in high quality and complexity of graphicdesign. Even the most qualified and experienced graphic designers need to be well versed and expert inthe use of graphic design software, as almost all graphic designing is now being done on computers. Onecan easily print out drafts and make modifications many times, unlike the hand created stuff.The art of graphic design is in high demand these days as it can be applied anywhere like print, films,animations, and computers. To be a graphic designer, one needs to get specialized training. The key to agraphic design is that it communicates the message well while being aesthetically appreciated. A goodgraphic design can attract viewers and do wonders while a bad one can spoil even the most importantmessage.Hiring a web designer to come up with the custom solution that you need can set you back a fewthousand bucks. But you can do the whole thing yourself and make it drag and drop simple for merepennies with a tool like Breezy Websites. See http://breezywebsites.com for details!Custom website design : End of Part III

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