About this class
As part of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022(tm) Series, we bring you this World Cup Posters course designed to teach the fundamentals of creating a digital poster with the theme of the FIFA World Cup:
Discussing the possibilities of graphic design and introducing students to the online design resources that will inspire them throughout the program.
Students will begin to establish design elements and principles into practice.
Students will develop the basic skill to make decisions using the visual language of a designer.
By practicing and doing simple studies, this will improve students skills on Adobe Illustrator and photoshop.
Using the same word/ phrase that was given, the students will translate it visually through a poster. The student will be encouraged to combine digital and analogue process for the assignment.
The students will conceptualise, develop and refine their design ideas. Students will identify which software to focus on for their design.
The students will learn to document and value the process of design.
Students will understand the importance of presenting their work to the audience and communicating it well.
Develop an understanding of the design’s purpose and how well it is communicated to the audience. Bringing different perspective to the design process.
Day 1: Introduction to Poster design. Discussion about design elements, concepts and principles on World Cup Posters
Day 2: Design thinking, conceptualizing and practicing Adobe illustrator.
Day 3: Assignments on Poster design and collecting inspiration. A class discussion to understand and value the creative process. Develop the ability to generate, analyse, edit and refine concepts.
Day 4: The students will present their research (mood board) to the class on the concept of their posters and will also share design precedents to move forward.
Day 5: Students will share their progress with the class and the instructor for feedback to refine the project.
Day 6: Continue working on the posters
Day 7: Print the final posters and 5min presentation of the final project by each student to the class and a brief critique.
Please note: VCUQatar reserves the right to cancel classes for which not enough participants are registered. Already paid fees will be refunded.
Please do not purchase materials until VCUQatar has sent final course confirmation.
Items to buy for this class
Adobe Illustrator software
On occasions, there may be some more materials to be bought and brought in if and when advised by the instructor.
Where to buy your materials
Most of the materials are available from any art supply shop, for example:
Cass Art (Fire station): Community Classes students get a 15% discount upon presenting the registration ticket
Jarir Bookstore: on Rayyan Road or Salwa Road
Color Note: on Al Nasser Street
Ibn Al Qayyim: at Markhiya Roundabout
Start: Mon, 10 Oct, 2022 End: Mon, 31 Oct, 2022 Lessons: 7 Days: Mondays & Wednesdays Time: 5pm – 8pm Location: VCUQatar Cost: FREE Instructors
Rabeya Khatoon is an interdisciplinary and graphic designer. Her practice is focused on narration through storytelling, using different methods of communication such as typography, image-making, and product design. Rabeya graduated with a Master’s (MFA) in Interdisciplinary Design Studies and a Bachelor’s (BFA) in Graphic Design from Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar. As a resident of Qatar for over two decades, she has developed a unique culture through her experience growing up in multiple cultures.
Rabeya’s research and creative work encompass photographs, prints, and artifacts that celebrate diversity in different contexts. Her design process merges the digital and analog processes of making, through different mediums. Her work has been exhibited in Qatar and other regions. As a graphic designer, she has experience working with several clients and is currently working at a government organization. She has collaborated with artisans and designers in the Netherlands, UK, India, and USA to produce interdisciplinary design projects.
To register for this course, access the form.