CGTalk > Main > Education
Login register
Thread Closed share thread « Previous Thread | Next Thread »  
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-25-2009, 04:34 AM   #1
innovativedesign
New Member
portfolio
Drew
Innovative Design
pittsburg, United States Minor Outlying Islands
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 1
Planning on going to college for 2-D graphic design

I have a few questions for college. I am in 9th grade, so I have w hile to go, but I want to be ready. So I have a few questions.

1.) What courses should I take in highschool to prepare me for college?
2.) What College courses should I take?
3.) Am I good enough to Major in Graphic Design? (Here is a sample of my work)

P.S. I use Open-Source Gimp 2.6
 
Old 10-26-2009, 02:11 AM   #2
BilbyD
Billy Dao
 
BilbyD's Avatar
Billy Dao
Sydney, Australia
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 7
You might probably get better advice about graphic design on another forum.

But if you want to do graphic design then look to doing high school courses like visual arts, any kind of design course (design and technology, graphics design itself) not sure what courses are on offer at high schools around your area. Try to take courses that are creative. Computer classes are also helpful.

There's plenty of college courses around for graphic design, just do a google search. I think your biggest decision to make is whether you want to do print or digital media. Everything is going digital, so you might want to consider a digital media course.

It's still early to ask yourself whether you're good enough or not for something.

Look in magazines and design blogs. Graphics design is about visual communication, and sometimes communicaiton is more effective when things are more simple.

Here are some cool inspirational sites to check out:
depthcore
abduzeedo
 
Old 10-26-2009, 02:11 AM   #3
CGTalk Moderation
Lord of the posts
CGTalk Forum Leader
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,066,481
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
__________________
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
 
Thread Closed share thread


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
CGSociety
Society of Digital Artists
www.cgsociety.org

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump
Miscellaneous

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:19 PM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.