Orita Sinclair School of Design & Music:
Taking a short professional development course with Orita Sinclair School of Design & Music will help you to update your skills and stay one step ahead of your competition! Centrally located opposite Brunei Darussalam High Commission building in the Tanglin neighbourhood of Singapore, we provide a range of short design courses that are taught in English to students from around the world.Email: Contact us below
We also offer short interaction design and audio courses as well as full-time and part-time certificate, diploma and advanced diploma courses in the fields of Design Communication, Interaction Design, Audio Engineering, and Electro-Sonics.
Short Design Courses:
- Certificate in Illustration (48 hours)
In this short course, you learn basic and
advanced techniques of illustration and hone your skills through a series of assignments and projects that challenge you to think outside the box.
- Certificate in Graphic Design (45 hours)
In this course, you learn basic to intermediate tools of Adobe Photoshop, Indesign and Illustrator.
You design posters, brochures, and general print applications to hone their craft in graphic design.
- Digital Imaging and Photography (48 hours)
As a graphic designer, you are often faced with the problem of working with images that either lack consistency or are of poor quality.
In this course, you learn the art of image manipulation by combining digital photography and Photoshop.
- Typography (48 hours)
- In this course, you explore traditional typography and learn the technical aspects of typesetting. The course aims to help you to identify the characteristics of typefaces and their uses, and the selection of typefaces can support the design and message.
- Advanced Typography (48 hours)
Focuses on understanding typography on a more advanced level, this course aims to teach you how to use typography in a visually effective and constructive manner.
You explore typesetting and the use of typography when designing books, catalogs, publications and screen media.
- Packaging (48 hours)
This course provides a broad overview of packaging design basics, various packaging systems from traditional to contemporary packaging design.
You have the task of revitalizing brands with a series of packaging applications to enhance the consumer retail experience.
- Branding (48 hours)
In this course, you learn to design cohesive brand identities for a service or product, and also understand how a company’s business objectives influence it's corporate identity.
- Editorial Design (48 hours)
Consisting of lectures and practical demonstrations, this short course takes you beyond ready-made newspaper and magazine templates, covering all aspects of publication design and layout, including singles, spreads, ad spots and digital applications.
- Copywriting (12 hours)
This course aims to provide you with an understanding of copywriting as well as brand identity, and how the latter can shape the former.
You are introduced to the elements of copywriting and how to express a succinct viewpoint tailored to the textual situation.