Graphic Design: Logo and Branding Basics - Kirsten Stackhouse

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design
457 Queen Street
E3B 1B7
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In this exciting 5-day course, participants will learn graphic design basics necessary to develop or improve their personal or business brand, creating the materials needed to establish themselves. Participants will learn how to use tools from the Adobe suite, exploring colours and typography, to design a logo, a print-ready business card, branded materials for social media and/or print, and take home the skillset to continue maintaining and growing their brand at home. Additionally participants will create a small brand manual/style sheet to use as a guide for their future design needs. This course is perfect for small business owners, creators, artists, and anyone trying to sell a product or service, wanting to learn the basic building blocks of graphic design to brand themselves, create a successful and cohesive look, and/or to support their business.

There is no material fee for this course, whoever participants are required to bring a sketchbook and a USB stick

Instructor - Kirsten Stackhouse

Kirsten Stackhouse is a graphic designer, illustrator, and educator based in Fredericton, NB. Kirsten worked as a freelance illustrator for over a decade, self-published a book, and worked as a graphic designer on several high profile projects in the province at a multi-disciplinary creative agency, before shifting to launch her own freelance design and illustration business. She is a passionate instructor at the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design, who loves teaching and spreading excitement for design and illustration to people with all levels of experience.


What do I need to bring to the course?

Please check the description above for material fee and additional items to bring. Material fee will need to be in cash to be paid to the instructor the day of the course.

What's the refund policy?

In the event that a course is cancelled a 100% refund will be granted to the participant.

Upon request of a refund participants will receive a 100% refund (minus the Eventbrite fees approx. 6% of the sale) until 7 days before the course.

7 - 2 days a special request must be made to the Edventures Coordinator, and a 50% refund will be granted.

Refunds will not be given if requested within 48 hours of the course beginning.