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Courses
Arena Animation International Program (AAIP)*
Graphics & Web Design (GWD)
Game Art & Design
B.A. in Vfx & Animation
Diploma in Graphic Design
Diploma in Web Design
Short-term courses
 
Graphics & Web Design (GWD)
Arena's Graphics & Web Design (GWD) is a 1-year program with 2 semesters - Graphics design & Web design.

The course helps students create a "Design Portfolio" & a "Web Portfolio" of their work.
Why Graphics & Web Design?

The world around us is full of ‘rich’, multimedia content. Brands, advertising & design elements surround us everywhere. Whether it is an ad on TV or in the newspaper, a website on the Internet or the logo of a TV channel, all these are elements of multimedia created by a graphics and/ or web designer.

Every company - large & small - needs design specialists who have a good feel for the market. While graphic designers create logos, brand identity, presentations, animation & other rich multimedia content, web designers use design principles to create great, user-friendly websites.

Who is the course for?

Completed 10+2/ class 12.
Admissions are open for those with an interest in design, either as a career or as an essential skill for their own personal & professional growth.
Arena’s Graphics & Web Design course is a stepping stone for advanced courses like those in animation & multimedia.

What does GWD cover?

The course covers graphics, illustrations, composition & layout for print design, web design, web graphics & animation.

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, CorelDRAW, HTML, Dreamweaver, Flash & JavaScript are among the software/ tools taught in this course.

Class schedule & course duration

Arena’s Graphics & Web Design is a 12-month course with the first 6 months devoted to Graphics Design & the last 6 months to Web Design.

Classes are held 2 hours a day for 3 days a week.

Course curriculum
Arena’s Graphics & Web Design course offers 14 modules over 2 semesters.

Certificate in Graphics Design

Overview

Semester 1 lays the foundation in image-editing & publishing graphics for various industries including print & publishing.

Modules

Concepts of Graphics & Illustrations
Digital Design
Basic Art
Creating illustrations
Print Design - Composition & Layout
Design Portfolio

Software taught

Adobe Photoshop CS 4
Adobe Illustrator CS 4
CorelDRAW X4
Certificate in Web Design

Overview

Semester 2 covers web design, web graphics & interactivity. Students learn to design interactive websites & portals and multimedia presentations with graphics & rich media. On completion of the second semester, students get the "Certificate in Web Design" from Arena. On successful completion of the course, students get a "Certificate in Graphics & Web Design" from Arena.

Modules

Concepts of Interface & Interactive Design
Designing Concepts for Websites
Web Designing
Web Weaver
Web Graphics & Animation
Web Scripting & Interactivity
Developing Interactive Web Pages
Web Portfolio

Software taught
HTML
Dreamweaver CS4
Flash CS4
JavaScript