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What you will learn - The Novice's Manual To Graphic Design
  • History of Modern Graphics and Industrial Design
  • Theory & Elements of Graphic Design
  • Sketching & Drawing
  • Calligraphy & Typography


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  1. Graphic Design
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1. Graphic Design: Beginner's Guide To Graphic Design

Requiring no prerequisite knowledge, the Graphic Design Course provides you with all the information you need to get started in this creative industry. You’ll gain an understanding of the history, theories, practices and principles of the topic, and even be guided through taking on paid work as a freelancer or through your own business.

To understand where graphic design is now, you first need to take a step back to appreciate where it has been. You will be guided through the history of graphic and industrial design, learning about key personalities and moments, and how they helped to form the modern approach to design.

Good graphic design is governed by certain theories and laws, such as colour theory, the role and use of grids, typography and much more. The Graphic Design Course takes you through these fundamentals and the basic elements that make up the practice.

Putting the theory to practical use, the course explains the tools, skills and knowledge that good graphic designers must develop. A big part of the early stages of the creative process involves making quick sketches and then more finished drawings. You will learn the importance of developing good drawing skills, the difference between sketching and drawing (understanding when each is appropriate) and how to make drawing easier by separating elements into simplified forms that you can build upon.

An understanding of letterforms is one of the most important skills for a graphic designer to possess. This course outlines the difference between typography, lettering, and calligraphy and provides step-by-step guidance on drawing calligraphy and adjusting letterforms with typography.

Having learnt about the basics of individual design elements – colour, shape, texture, space, and form, the Graphic Design Course expands on each area, explaining their individual importance. From this understanding, you are guided through joining these together. Illustrated explanations offer a coherent understanding of composition, Gestalt Theory, and other design principles. You will also learn about why graphic design is used and the differences between print and web design.

Graphic design is an old practice that has changed massively with the advent of affordable computing. This course explains how computers function and how traditional practices and processes have changed with the digital age. It also provides you with a list of industry-standard software and online resources that are essential to the modern graphic designer.

Every project a designer takes on is a problem or a challenge to help others understand something, so to be an effective designer requires good problem solving. The Graphic Design Course examines processes that will aid you in becoming a more proficient problem solver and teaches you how to create a design concept that will guide the creation of your solution. You’ll learn about what various tools included with image editors do and how they can aid you in creating your designs.

This course offers guidance in setting up a business or becoming a freelancer and how these options compare to being a salaried employee. You will explore the services you can provide, the paperwork you need to be aware of when setting up, how to create a business identity, setting up your workspace, finding your niche, and how to create and action an effective marketing plan.

A portfolio can secure or lose you clients, so you need to make sure it’s a good one. A good portfolio should showcase your talents and demonstrate that you are capable of providing the solutions that your clients are looking for. You’ll learn how to create a portfolio that sells your services and matches up with your clients’ needs.

With so many different markets and industries that use graphic design for vastly varied purposes, there is no standardised pricing for this type of work. This can make it difficult to decide what to charge. The Graphic Design Course advises you on how to calculate your pricing based on various factors and the services you offer, and how to go about negotiating the price of a project with a client.

Who would benefit from the course?

This is a specialised course, designed for those who may have little or no knowledge of the subject but wish to pursue graphic design as a career.

If you play with graphic design but don’t understand the decisions you make during the creative process and would like to concretise your understanding of the subject and of particular elements of the design process, this course will get you there.

Existing graphic designers wishing to go it alone will learn how to set themselves up as a freelancer or start a business, including how to understand and set pricing and create a tailored portfolio that shows you can meet the needs of specific clients.

2. Calligraphy: Learn The Basics Of Letter Construction

In our tech-overloaded lives, more and more people are realising the benefit of picking up a pen again and creating something beautiful from the trained movement of their hand and how special it feels to create stylish, sometimes majestic, letters using the art form known as calligraphy. The Calligraphy Course will guide you, step-by-step, through the tools to use, the strokes to practice, and the scripts to produce to give you a well-rounded proficiency in this beautiful art form.

The Calligraphy Course begins by stepping into the past – looking at the roots of calligraphy and its purpose across the globe. This introduction includes a definition of calligraphy, specifically in terms of how it is used in the West, and the differences between both modern and classical calligraphy. You’re also supplied with a glossary of terms that you will come across during the rest of the course and throughout your career as a calligrapher.

Pens, ink and paper are the staples of any calligrapher’s toolkit but understanding why writers and artists use particular pens or prefer certain nibs is important. You’ll learn about the different types of tools calligraphers use, the ink used in different kinds of pens, and how to clean your nibs after they have been used.

With the foundations laid, you’ll move on to how to get started. Beginning with the basics, you’ll learn what you need to make your first strokes, the best way to hold the pen and why it is necessary to grip it in such a manner, tips for left-handed calligraphers, and solutions to the typical problems that new calligraphers face.

From these beginnings, the Calligraphy Course introduces you to modern calligraphy. This is a type of writing/art that is based on traditional calligraphy and is a good introduction to getting a feel for the letters and forms that you will focus on as you move on to more classic styles.

Foundational hand is an important style to have as part of your calligraphy repertoire. You’ll learn the basics of the construction of the letters in this style – moving from the easiest lettering to the most complex.

Based on the classical Latin alphabet, you’ll learn how to produce traditional Roman capital letterforms and how to group different letters together. The origins of this script are outlined, along with why it is considered to be so important and the reason you need it as part of your calligraphy skillset.

Building on your capabilities, the Calligraphy Course highlights the main characteristics of Italic script and then guides you in implementing those characteristics letter by letter. You’ll also learn where Italic calligraphy originated and how its influence remains with us in contemporary writing.

You’ll learn a little about where Gothic script came from and why it came into being. From there, you’ll get a feel for the kinds of strokes that are needed to produce this lettering effectively by taking a ‘shape by shape’, rather than ‘letter by letter’, approach.

Finishing with a flourish, the Calligraphy Course guides you through the basics of creating embellishments to plain script, with the use of flourishes. You’ll follow practical guidelines on the types of pen and nibs to use, as well as some ideas of where and how to add flourishes to your work.

It doesn’t end there, however. In addition to explaining the art, history, and practical application of calligraphy, this course also explains how to take your new skill from being an engaging hobby to a lucrative side or sole business.

You’ll learn the essentials for setting up your own business from a practical and legal standpoint, as well as figuring out the questions you need to ask yourself before you embark on this venture. You’ll discover how to go about finding clients and the best way to present your work to them.

By the end of this course you will:

  • Be skilled in four of the most important classical calligraphy scripts – Foundational Hand, Roman Script (Capitals), Italic Script, and Gothic Script
  • Have learned the background to each script and how they originated
  • Have the foundational skills for modern calligraphy and brush hand
  • Understand the tools needed for beautiful calligraphic writingBe capable of confidently creating the thick and thin strokes of the letter
  • Know the common problems that beset new calligraphers and have solutions to overcome them
  • Be able to create gorgeous flourishes to enhance your writing and work
  • Know what is needed to set up in business as a calligraphy artist

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Designed for the complete beginner and those whose wish to learn more about this art form, the Calligraphy Course is accessible to everyone. You will particularly enjoy the course if you find yourself wishing to cast off your tech-driven life (if just for a little while) and fall in love with handcrafted, personalised artwork that may even become your next profession. Get away from the digital screen and get lost in the moment with calligraphy.

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Graphic Design Bundle, 2 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Graphic Design Online Course

Module 1 – History of Modern Graphics and Industrial Design

  • Part 1: History of Graphic Design
  • Part 2: Key Moments in Modern Design History
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 - Theory & Elements of Graphic Design

  • Part 1: Rudiments & Theory of Graphic design
  • Part 2: Elements of Design
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Sketching & Drawing

  • Part 1: Sketching & Drawing
  • Part 2: Drawing Basics: Simplifying Shape and Form
  • Part 3: The Role of Sketching/ Drawing in the Design Process
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Calligraphy & Typography

  • Part 1: Calligraphy & Typography
  • Part 2: Typography
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Basics of Design

  • Part 1: Basics of Design
  • Part 2: Graphic Design Principles
  • Part 3: Graphic Design Composition
  • Part 4: An In-depth Look at the Elements of Graphic Design
  • Part 5: Why Graphic Design?
  • Part 6: Difference between Print and Web Design
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Introduction to the Computer/ Modern vs. Traditional Design Tools

  • Part 1: What is a Computer?
  • Part 2: Classification of Computers
  • Part 3: Software: Telling the Machine What to Do
  • Part 4: Traditional VS Modern Graphic Design Tools
  • Part 5: 14 Modern Graphic Designing Tools That Every Designer Must Know
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Problem Solving In Graphic Design, Image Editing and Conceptualization

  • Part 1: 10 Steps to Problem Solving
  • Part 2: Image Editing
  • Part 3: Conceptualisation
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Freelance versus Paid Employment/ How to Start Your Graphic Design Business

  • Part 1: Understanding the Basics of the Graphic Design Business
  • Part 2: Freelancing Vs. Paid Employment
  • Part 3: The First Step to Becoming a Design Entrepreneur
  • Part 4: Creating an Identity
  • Part 5: Office Location
  • Part 6: Marketing Your Company
  • Part 7: Creating Your Marketing Plan
  • Part 8: Online Marketing
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: How to Create a Portfolio

  • Part 1: Your Portfolio
  • Part 2: Your Capabilities Kit
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Pricing Your Work

  • Part 1: Pricing
  • Part 2: Quick Methods for Selecting Your Fees
  • Part 3: Value Factor
  • Module 10 Assessment

Course 2 - Certificate In Calligraphy Online Course

Module 1: What is Calligraphy?

  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Definition of Calligraphy
  • Part 2: Calligraphy Across the World
  • Part 3: Classical Calligraphy vs ‘Modern Calligraphy’
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Tools and Materials

  • Part 1: Important Items in Your Tool Kit
  • Part 2: Different Types of Pens
  • Part 3: A Number of Nibs
  • Part 4: Basic Inks
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Getting Started

  • Part 1: Lights, Pen, Action!
  • Part 2: Practice Strokes
  • Part 3: Stock Your Library
  • Part 4: Tips for Left-Handed Calligraphers
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Modern Calligraphy

  • Part 1: Faux Calligraphy
  • Part 2: Brush Lettering
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Foundational Hand

  • Part 1: An Overview of Foundational Hand
  • Part 2: Ascending and Descending Letters
  • Part 3: Letters with Diagonal Lines
  • Part 4: The Most Difficult Letters
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Roman Script

  • Part 1: An Overview of Roman Script
  • Part 2: Writing the Roman Alphabet
  • Part 3: Constructing the Letters
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Italic Script

  • Part 1: An Overview of Italic Script
  • Part 2: Creating Italic Lettering
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Gothic Script

  • Part 1: Overview of Gothic Script
  • Part 2: Letters Using Vertical Lines
  • Part 3: Curved Letters
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Flourishes

  • Part 1: Getting Started with Flourishing
  • Part 2: Techniques and Tips
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Turning Your Calligraphy Skills into a Business

  • Part 1: Business Considerations
  • Part 2: Creating Your Work
  • Part 3: How Much to Charge
  • Part 4: Finding Clients
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment


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Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

Microsoft Windows XP, or laterModern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

OSX/iOS 6 or laterModern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or fasterFlash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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About This Course
What you will learn - The Novice's Manual To Graphic Design
  • History of Modern Graphics and Industrial Design
  • Theory & Elements of Graphic Design
  • Sketching & Drawing
  • Calligraphy & Typography


Buy NOW and Save BIG with our Graphic Design Online Bundle, 2 Certificate Courses!
  1. Graphic Design
  2. Calligraphy


1. Graphic Design: Beginner's Guide To Graphic Design

Requiring no prerequisite knowledge, the Graphic Design Course provides you with all the information you need to get started in this creative industry. You’ll gain an understanding of the history, theories, practices and principles of the topic, and even be guided through taking on paid work as a freelancer or through your own business.

To understand where graphic design is now, you first need to take a step back to appreciate where it has been. You will be guided through the history of graphic and industrial design, learning about key personalities and moments, and how they helped to form the modern approach to design.

Good graphic design is governed by certain theories and laws, such as colour theory, the role and use of grids, typography and much more. The Graphic Design Course takes you through these fundamentals and the basic elements that make up the practice.

Putting the theory to practical use, the course explains the tools, skills and knowledge that good graphic designers must develop. A big part of the early stages of the creative process involves making quick sketches and then more finished drawings. You will learn the importance of developing good drawing skills, the difference between sketching and drawing (understanding when each is appropriate) and how to make drawing easier by separating elements into simplified forms that you can build upon.

An understanding of letterforms is one of the most important skills for a graphic designer to possess. This course outlines the difference between typography, lettering, and calligraphy and provides step-by-step guidance on drawing calligraphy and adjusting letterforms with typography.

Having learnt about the basics of individual design elements – colour, shape, texture, space, and form, the Graphic Design Course expands on each area, explaining their individual importance. From this understanding, you are guided through joining these together. Illustrated explanations offer a coherent understanding of composition, Gestalt Theory, and other design principles. You will also learn about why graphic design is used and the differences between print and web design.

Graphic design is an old practice that has changed massively with the advent of affordable computing. This course explains how computers function and how traditional practices and processes have changed with the digital age. It also provides you with a list of industry-standard software and online resources that are essential to the modern graphic designer.

Every project a designer takes on is a problem or a challenge to help others understand something, so to be an effective designer requires good problem solving. The Graphic Design Course examines processes that will aid you in becoming a more proficient problem solver and teaches you how to create a design concept that will guide the creation of your solution. You’ll learn about what various tools included with image editors do and how they can aid you in creating your designs.

This course offers guidance in setting up a business or becoming a freelancer and how these options compare to being a salaried employee. You will explore the services you can provide, the paperwork you need to be aware of when setting up, how to create a business identity, setting up your workspace, finding your niche, and how to create and action an effective marketing plan.

A portfolio can secure or lose you clients, so you need to make sure it’s a good one. A good portfolio should showcase your talents and demonstrate that you are capable of providing the solutions that your clients are looking for. You’ll learn how to create a portfolio that sells your services and matches up with your clients’ needs.

With so many different markets and industries that use graphic design for vastly varied purposes, there is no standardised pricing for this type of work. This can make it difficult to decide what to charge. The Graphic Design Course advises you on how to calculate your pricing based on various factors and the services you offer, and how to go about negotiating the price of a project with a client.

Who would benefit from the course?

This is a specialised course, designed for those who may have little or no knowledge of the subject but wish to pursue graphic design as a career.

If you play with graphic design but don’t understand the decisions you make during the creative process and would like to concretise your understanding of the subject and of particular elements of the design process, this course will get you there.

Existing graphic designers wishing to go it alone will learn how to set themselves up as a freelancer or start a business, including how to understand and set pricing and create a tailored portfolio that shows you can meet the needs of specific clients.

2. Calligraphy: Learn The Basics Of Letter Construction

In our tech-overloaded lives, more and more people are realising the benefit of picking up a pen again and creating something beautiful from the trained movement of their hand and how special it feels to create stylish, sometimes majestic, letters using the art form known as calligraphy. The Calligraphy Course will guide you, step-by-step, through the tools to use, the strokes to practice, and the scripts to produce to give you a well-rounded proficiency in this beautiful art form.

The Calligraphy Course begins by stepping into the past – looking at the roots of calligraphy and its purpose across the globe. This introduction includes a definition of calligraphy, specifically in terms of how it is used in the West, and the differences between both modern and classical calligraphy. You’re also supplied with a glossary of terms that you will come across during the rest of the course and throughout your career as a calligrapher.

Pens, ink and paper are the staples of any calligrapher’s toolkit but understanding why writers and artists use particular pens or prefer certain nibs is important. You’ll learn about the different types of tools calligraphers use, the ink used in different kinds of pens, and how to clean your nibs after they have been used.

With the foundations laid, you’ll move on to how to get started. Beginning with the basics, you’ll learn what you need to make your first strokes, the best way to hold the pen and why it is necessary to grip it in such a manner, tips for left-handed calligraphers, and solutions to the typical problems that new calligraphers face.

From these beginnings, the Calligraphy Course introduces you to modern calligraphy. This is a type of writing/art that is based on traditional calligraphy and is a good introduction to getting a feel for the letters and forms that you will focus on as you move on to more classic styles.

Foundational hand is an important style to have as part of your calligraphy repertoire. You’ll learn the basics of the construction of the letters in this style – moving from the easiest lettering to the most complex.

Based on the classical Latin alphabet, you’ll learn how to produce traditional Roman capital letterforms and how to group different letters together. The origins of this script are outlined, along with why it is considered to be so important and the reason you need it as part of your calligraphy skillset.

Building on your capabilities, the Calligraphy Course highlights the main characteristics of Italic script and then guides you in implementing those characteristics letter by letter. You’ll also learn where Italic calligraphy originated and how its influence remains with us in contemporary writing.

You’ll learn a little about where Gothic script came from and why it came into being. From there, you’ll get a feel for the kinds of strokes that are needed to produce this lettering effectively by taking a ‘shape by shape’, rather than ‘letter by letter’, approach.

Finishing with a flourish, the Calligraphy Course guides you through the basics of creating embellishments to plain script, with the use of flourishes. You’ll follow practical guidelines on the types of pen and nibs to use, as well as some ideas of where and how to add flourishes to your work.

It doesn’t end there, however. In addition to explaining the art, history, and practical application of calligraphy, this course also explains how to take your new skill from being an engaging hobby to a lucrative side or sole business.

You’ll learn the essentials for setting up your own business from a practical and legal standpoint, as well as figuring out the questions you need to ask yourself before you embark on this venture. You’ll discover how to go about finding clients and the best way to present your work to them.

By the end of this course you will:

  • Be skilled in four of the most important classical calligraphy scripts – Foundational Hand, Roman Script (Capitals), Italic Script, and Gothic Script
  • Have learned the background to each script and how they originated
  • Have the foundational skills for modern calligraphy and brush hand
  • Understand the tools needed for beautiful calligraphic writingBe capable of confidently creating the thick and thin strokes of the letter
  • Know the common problems that beset new calligraphers and have solutions to overcome them
  • Be able to create gorgeous flourishes to enhance your writing and work
  • Know what is needed to set up in business as a calligraphy artist

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Designed for the complete beginner and those whose wish to learn more about this art form, the Calligraphy Course is accessible to everyone. You will particularly enjoy the course if you find yourself wishing to cast off your tech-driven life (if just for a little while) and fall in love with handcrafted, personalised artwork that may even become your next profession. Get away from the digital screen and get lost in the moment with calligraphy.

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Graphic Design Bundle, 2 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Graphic Design Online Course

Module 1 – History of Modern Graphics and Industrial Design

  • Part 1: History of Graphic Design
  • Part 2: Key Moments in Modern Design History
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 - Theory & Elements of Graphic Design

  • Part 1: Rudiments & Theory of Graphic design
  • Part 2: Elements of Design
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Sketching & Drawing

  • Part 1: Sketching & Drawing
  • Part 2: Drawing Basics: Simplifying Shape and Form
  • Part 3: The Role of Sketching/ Drawing in the Design Process
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Calligraphy & Typography

  • Part 1: Calligraphy & Typography
  • Part 2: Typography
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Basics of Design

  • Part 1: Basics of Design
  • Part 2: Graphic Design Principles
  • Part 3: Graphic Design Composition
  • Part 4: An In-depth Look at the Elements of Graphic Design
  • Part 5: Why Graphic Design?
  • Part 6: Difference between Print and Web Design
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Introduction to the Computer/ Modern vs. Traditional Design Tools

  • Part 1: What is a Computer?
  • Part 2: Classification of Computers
  • Part 3: Software: Telling the Machine What to Do
  • Part 4: Traditional VS Modern Graphic Design Tools
  • Part 5: 14 Modern Graphic Designing Tools That Every Designer Must Know
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Problem Solving In Graphic Design, Image Editing and Conceptualization

  • Part 1: 10 Steps to Problem Solving
  • Part 2: Image Editing
  • Part 3: Conceptualisation
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Freelance versus Paid Employment/ How to Start Your Graphic Design Business

  • Part 1: Understanding the Basics of the Graphic Design Business
  • Part 2: Freelancing Vs. Paid Employment
  • Part 3: The First Step to Becoming a Design Entrepreneur
  • Part 4: Creating an Identity
  • Part 5: Office Location
  • Part 6: Marketing Your Company
  • Part 7: Creating Your Marketing Plan
  • Part 8: Online Marketing
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: How to Create a Portfolio

  • Part 1: Your Portfolio
  • Part 2: Your Capabilities Kit
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Pricing Your Work

  • Part 1: Pricing
  • Part 2: Quick Methods for Selecting Your Fees
  • Part 3: Value Factor
  • Module 10 Assessment

Course 2 - Certificate In Calligraphy Online Course

Module 1: What is Calligraphy?

  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Definition of Calligraphy
  • Part 2: Calligraphy Across the World
  • Part 3: Classical Calligraphy vs ‘Modern Calligraphy’
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Tools and Materials

  • Part 1: Important Items in Your Tool Kit
  • Part 2: Different Types of Pens
  • Part 3: A Number of Nibs
  • Part 4: Basic Inks
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Getting Started

  • Part 1: Lights, Pen, Action!
  • Part 2: Practice Strokes
  • Part 3: Stock Your Library
  • Part 4: Tips for Left-Handed Calligraphers
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Modern Calligraphy

  • Part 1: Faux Calligraphy
  • Part 2: Brush Lettering
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Foundational Hand

  • Part 1: An Overview of Foundational Hand
  • Part 2: Ascending and Descending Letters
  • Part 3: Letters with Diagonal Lines
  • Part 4: The Most Difficult Letters
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Roman Script

  • Part 1: An Overview of Roman Script
  • Part 2: Writing the Roman Alphabet
  • Part 3: Constructing the Letters
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Italic Script

  • Part 1: An Overview of Italic Script
  • Part 2: Creating Italic Lettering
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Gothic Script

  • Part 1: Overview of Gothic Script
  • Part 2: Letters Using Vertical Lines
  • Part 3: Curved Letters
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Flourishes

  • Part 1: Getting Started with Flourishing
  • Part 2: Techniques and Tips
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Turning Your Calligraphy Skills into a Business

  • Part 1: Business Considerations
  • Part 2: Creating Your Work
  • Part 3: How Much to Charge
  • Part 4: Finding Clients
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment


Requirements

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

Microsoft Windows XP, or laterModern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

OSX/iOS 6 or laterModern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or fasterFlash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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