Advanced Graphics for Print Course:

Welcome to Proline Film Academy's Advanced Graphics for Print course, where creativity meets precision. Our program is meticulously crafted to empower individuals with the skills and expertise needed to excel in the dynamic field of graphic design for print media. From mastering industry-standard software to honing your creative instincts, our experienced instructors guide you through a comprehensive curriculum. At Proline, we believe in the philosophy of "Learn Something & Do Something," encouraging our students not only to absorb knowledge but to apply it practically. Elevate your graphic design capabilities with us and embark on a journey where learning transforms into tangible skills. Enroll now and bring your artistic visions to life with Proline Film Academy.

Joy Porter teaching Graphics students in the class room at Proline Film Academy
Graphics students in the class room at Proline Film Academy

We Are The Best

Embark on a transformative journey at Proline Film Academy's Advanced Graphics for Print course, where design is elevated to a powerful form of communication. In a world saturated with graphic design, our program stands out by focusing on the essential goal of communication—engaging, influencing, and effecting change. As the visual communication landscape becomes increasingly democratized, this course equips you with the expertise to distinguish yourself as a professional amidst fierce competition.
Unveil the ubiquity and purpose of graphic design with us, gaining a deep understanding of its role in conveying messages that motivate action.
Join our course and master the art of visual storytelling at Proline Film Academy, where you'll develop the skills to navigate the dynamic world of graphic design and emerge as a confident, impactful communicator.

Why Choose PFA?

Embark on a comprehensive journey into the realm of graphic design with our Advanced Graphics for Print course. Gain insight into the entire professional design production process—from conceptual development and communication strategies to project planning, design implementation, and quality control.
Explore the cultural dimensions of visual elements and international design issues, all while engaging in hands-on projects each term.
This course is your gateway to the world of graphic design and visual communication, providing the skills to craft your own print publications. Upon completion, you'll possess the expertise to create compelling print campaigns for any commercial project. Elevate your design prowess with us.

Graphics for print students designing magazines in the art class room at Proline Film Academy

Welcome to Proline Film Academy's Ultimate Graphic Design Course, an immersive program covering Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Design Theory, Branding, and Logo Design! Enroll in this professionally robust course to deepen your understanding of typography, color theory, layout, and various design skills.
Master essential tools in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, allowing you to create compelling logos, branding packages, and captivating campaigns. Our course goes beyond software proficiency, delving into non-destructive editing techniques, logo design principles, and the creation of print materials from magazines to business cards.
At Proline Film Academy, we believe in our slogan "Learn Something & Do Something," providing you with practical skills and a thorough grasp of the design process. Design an exciting future with us and explore diverse opportunities in advertising, publishing, web design, digital media, and beyond. Become a graphic designer, illustrator, concept artist, or art director by unlocking your creative potential with Proline Film Academy.

Enrolling in Proline Film Academy's Advanced Graphics for Print course offers a multitude of compelling reasons for today's youth:

Comprehensive Skill Set:
Gain an extensive skill set covering Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Design Theory, Branding, and Logo Design. This comprehensive approach ensures you're equipped with the tools needed to excel in various facets of graphic design.

Practical Application:
Our curriculum is designed to align with our slogan "Learn Something & Do Something." You won't just absorb theoretical knowledge; you'll engage in hands-on projects, working through real-world scenarios to apply what you've learned and build a robust portfolio.

Industry-Relevant Expertise:
Stay ahead in the dynamic field of graphic design by mastering the latest tools and techniques. From logo creation to package design and understanding design trends, our course ensures you are well-versed in industry-relevant skills.

Professional Software Proficiency:
Learn the essential tools and capabilities of industry-standard software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. This proficiency is crucial for anyone aspiring to enter the competitive field of graphic design.

Mentorship from Experts:
Benefit from the guidance of experienced instructors who bring practical industry insights to the classroom. Our mentors are dedicated to nurturing your creative potential and helping you develop a professional mindset.

Versatile Design Understanding:
Understand the entire design process, from conceptualization to execution, enabling you to create diverse print materials – magazines, logos, book covers, business cards, and more. This versatility enhances your employability in a range of design roles.

Career Opportunities:
Position yourself for success in a rapidly growing industry with abundant opportunities in advertising, publishing, web design, digital media, and identity design. Our course opens doors to a world of creative possibilities.

Creativity Enhancement:
Learn word mapping, brainstorming techniques, and the double exposure effect in Adobe Photoshop to elevate your creativity. Our focus is not just on technical skills but also on fostering a creative mindset essential for innovative graphic design.

Professional Development:
The course guides you through the step-by-step process of becoming a graphic designer, ensuring you not only acquire the skills but also understand the nuances of the profession, including client communication, project planning, and successful presentation.

Memorable Learning Experience:
At Proline Film Academy, we believe in making the learning journey memorable. Our course is designed to be engaging, inspiring, and transformative, allowing you to discover your potential and shape a successful career in graphic design.
PFA's syllabus provides a structured progression from fundamental concepts to advanced, specialized topics, ensuring students gain a holistic understanding of graphics for print design. Each module incorporates hands-on projects, real-world applications, and opportunities for collaboration with industry professionals.

Why Choose Us

Choose Proline Film Academy's Graphics for Print course for a superior educational experience. Benefit from our comprehensive curriculum covering industry-standard software and real-world projects, guided by experienced mentors. Our commitment to "Learn Something & Do Something" ensures practical skill application, setting you apart in the competitive field of graphic design. Join us for a transformative journey that goes beyond theory, preparing you for a successful career with versatile expertise.

  • Professional Workflow

    Enroll in our Advanced Graphics for Print course at Proline Film Academy to immerse yourself in advanced professional workflows. Gain hands-on experience with industry-standard software, navigate intricate project planning, and master design implementation. Our curriculum, guided by seasoned mentors, ensures exposure to real-world scenarios, enhancing your skills in logo design, package creation, and compelling campaign development. Elevate your proficiency with non-destructive editing techniques, stay ahead of design trends, and learn the intricacies of effective client communication. Enroll now for a transformative journey, where learning sophisticated workflows propels you toward a successful career in graphic design.

  • Great Experience

    Benefit from Proline Film Academy's 23 years of industry expertise in production, ensuring a streamlined learning experience in our Graphics for Print course. Leverage our extensive knowledge to fast-track your understanding of complex concepts, project planning, and design implementation. Our seasoned mentors bring real-world insights, providing students with a comprehensive and efficient educational journey. Enroll now to harness the power of our decades-long experience, propelling you towards a successful and accelerated career in graphic design.

  • Advanced Color Trends:

    In our Graphics for Print course, immerse yourself in the world of advanced color trends professionally. Explore color as a universal language, deciphering emotional triggers and associations at a pace 60,000 times faster than text alone. With brands increasingly utilizing color in campaigns, this course empowers you to stay ahead by mastering the newest trends. Learn to discern harmonious color combinations, tailor trends to specific industries, and seamlessly integrate the latest hues into your designs. Elevate your design game and communicate with impact through the transformative study of color in our comprehensive course.

Graduation for the Graphics for Print students of 2018 at Proline Film Academy
Students undertaking the graphics for print course shooting photos for designing a magazine at Proline Film Academy

Advanced Graphic Design

Embark on an enriching journey with Proline Film Academy's comprehensive graphic design course, providing a gateway to the intricacies of digital graphic design. Elevate your skillset under the guidance of seasoned professionals, gaining insights into industry-standard graphic design programs. Acquire valuable tips, master techniques, and refine your workflows, ensuring a professional and expansive foundation for your graphic design expertise.

  • Build Your Portfolio:

    Maximize your career prospects by joining PFA's Graphics for Print course, where you gain exclusive access to our professional commercial studio. Elevate your graphic design game as you work on real-world projects, amassing a diverse portfolio showcasing your skills and versatility. Our studio experience not only hones your abilities but positions you strategically for employment opportunities. Leverage this unique advantage to stand out in the competitive field of graphic design, demonstrating practical expertise and securing your path to a successful career.

  • Professional Networking:

    Unlock Career Opportunities: Enroll in our Graphics for Print course and seamlessly connect with esteemed Proline Film Academy alumni, established leaders in the industry. Network with professionals who have mastered the course, gaining insights, mentorship, and exclusive opportunities that will catapult your graphic design career.
    Forge deep connections that go beyond the classroom, ensuring a supportive community as you embark on your professional journey. Join us to not only learn from the best but also to build relationships that will shape your future in graphic design.

  • Crafting Strategic Visual Identities:

    In our Graphics for Print course at Proline Film Academy, we address the common misinterpretations surrounding graphic design and branding. Going beyond surface perceptions, we unravel the crucial distinction, laying the foundation for crafting visual identities that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also strategically informed. Our comprehensive curriculum ensures students grasp this fundamental concept, empowering them to create impactful designs that transcend mere aesthetics, fostering a deep understanding of branding's strategic role in the visual landscape. Join us to refine your skills, demystify the nuances, and embark on a journey to master the art of crafting visually compelling and strategically sound brand identities.

  • Graphic Design vs. Branding:

    Navigating Graphic Design and Branding: In the intricate realm of visual communication, the term "brand" often faces misconceptions. Proline Film Academy delves into a vital distinction – the disparity between graphic design and branding. While seemingly basic, this differentiation is fundamental, and many projects grapple with challenges due to this lack of clarity. We, as a company with "Brand" in our name, dedicate time to demystify the true essence of branding. Join us to master this crucial first step, unraveling the intricacies that transform a visual identity into a stunning and strategically informed masterpiece.

01. About Our Advanced Graphics for Print Course: Inside the COURSE CONTENTS


[A] Creative enthusiasts seeking a profound introduction to graphic design and visual communication.
[B] High school graduates aiming to build a compelling portfolio for entry into a full-time graphic design study program.
[C] Marketing and communication professionals aspiring to enhance their comprehension of the creative workflow.
[D] Entrepreneurs desiring the ability to independently craft graphics for corporate communication, encompassing logos, business cards, and newspaper advertisements.

Students undertaking the graphics for print course learning illustrator at Proline Film Academy

Mastering Design Psychology:

In the dynamic realm of design, transcending mere visuals is an art akin to deciphering minds. Our Graphics for Print course, meticulously crafted for today's digital landscape, delves into the synergy of design and human psychology. Elevate your creative prowess swiftly, guided by comprehensive resources that empower you at every step. Whether you embark as a novice or seasoned enthusiast, this course propels you towards a proficiency that paves the way for a robust career in design. Enroll today to unravel the innovative nuances of design psychology and shape a future of creative excellence.

Students undertaking the graphics for print course shooting photos for brochures and magazines at Proline Film Academy

Elevating Expertise at PFA

Renowned as one of East Africa's premier media schools, Proline Film Academy distinguishes itself through an expansive array of meticulously crafted film workshops, catering to diverse schedules and learning objectives. Our institution stands as an ideal hub for transforming passion into practical skills. With a commitment to excellence, we provide an unparalleled educational environment where aspiring individuals can hone their craft and thrive in the dynamic field of media. Enroll today to experience the pinnacle of media education and propel your career aspirations to new heights.

Graphics for print classroom at Proline Film Academy

Crafting Excellence with Pro Mentorship

Embark on a journey to master graphic design at its zenith with PFA. Our award-winning faculty employs a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary approach, guiding you through an immersive experience. Delve into our Advanced Graphics for Print course, meticulously crafted by industry professionals for a hands-on learning adventure. Gain entry through a competitive application process and thrive in a vibrant, collaborative environment. From day one, experience individual recognition in our creative hub. Enroll now to cultivate design expertise within a dynamic and supportive educational ecosystem.

Graphics for print students shooting magazine cover photos at Proline Film Academy

Crafting Proficiency:

Dive into an intensive learning experience with Proline Film Academy's Graphics for Print workshops, meticulously designed for swift mastery. Our diverse program offers a spectrum of skills, providing students with a robust foundation in a condensed timeframe. Tailored to the dynamic demands of the industry, these workshops encompass essential graphic design principles and cutting-edge techniques. Immerse yourself in hands-on projects, guided by industry professionals, and refine your craft efficiently. The streamlined curriculum ensures a comprehensive grasp of design essentials, empowering you for immediate application.

Semester One:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Graphic Design:
    - Understanding the role of graphic design in visual communication
    - Exploring the history and evolution of graphic design
    - Introduction to design principles and elements
  • Module 2: Basic Design Software Proficiency:
    - Overview of industry-standard software (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign)
    - Basic tools and functionalities
    - Hands-on exercises for practical application
  • Module 3: Typography Fundamentals:
    - Introduction to typography and its impact on design
    - Font selection, pairing, and hierarchy
    - Practical exercises in creating typographic layouts
  • Module 4: Color Theory and Application:
    - Understanding color psychology
    - Color schemes and combinations
    - Practical application in designing print materials
  • Introduction to Photoshop CC
  • Introduction to Indesign CC
  • Converting Pixels to Vectors in Illustrator
  • Layouts for Lettering- Hierarchy, Composition, and Type Systems
  • Introduction to Graphic Design
  • Logo Design Fundamentals – Simple and Solid Brand Marks
  • Type Design Introduction to Effects in Illustrator
  • Introduction to Illustrator for the Web
  • Working with Type in Illustrator
  • InDesign CC EPUB Fundamentals
  • How to Design Simple Promotional Materials in Photoshop
  • How to Master Blending Modes in Photoshop
  • Photoshop CC Mastering Compositing
  • Introduction to advanced Plugins
  • Advanced Photo Manipulation Movie Poster Effects

Semester Two:

  • Module 5: Advanced Software Skills:
    - In-depth exploration of Adobe Creative Suite
    - Advanced tools and functionalities in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
    - Real-world projects for skill reinforcement
  • Module 6: Logo Design and Branding:
    - Principles of effective logo design
    - Brand identity development
    - Creating comprehensive branding packages
  • Module 7: Print Design and Layout:
    - Editorial design principles
    - Magazine spreads and layout design
    - Practical projects in creating print materials
  • Module 8: Industry Trends and Professionalism:
    - Staying updated with design trends
    - Professional ethics and communication in graphic design
    - Building an online portfolio
  • Designing corporate and brand identity mockup
  • Graphic Design Tips & Tricks
  • Introduction to Shapes and Symbols in Logo Design
  • Logo Design with Grids Timeless Style from Simple Shapes
  • Photoshop CC Smart Objects
  • Photoshop CC Creative Working Techniques
  • Illustrator Coloring Artwork
  • Learning Cineware for Illustrator
  • Designing Posters with Illustrator & Photoshop
  • Introduction to Linear Line Style
  • Photoshop and Illustrator speed illustration workflow
  • Illustrator CC Working with 3D
  • How to Master Color & Tone in Photoshop
  • Designing Books
  • Understanding the Relationship Between Logo Identity and Brand

Semester Three:

  • Module 9: Advanced Print Design Projects:
    - Comprehensive projects involving complex print materials
    - Collaboration with industry professionals
    - Pre-press preparation and quality control
  • Beyond the Logo, Crafting a Brand Identity
  • Designing Magazines
  • Creating Brand Identity Assets
  • The Science of Logo Design
  • Mastering Skills for Creative Print Design
  • Illustrator CC Technical Drawing
  • Creating a Tri - fold Brochure
  • InDesign for Web Design
  • Advanced InDesign Secrets
  • Module 10: Specialized Print Design Applications:
    - Packaging design principles
    - Designing for large-format printing
    - Creating marketing collateral and promotional materials
  • Module 11: Portfolio Development:
    - Curating a professional portfolio showcasing diverse print design projects
    - Strategies for self-promotion and job applications
    - Preparing for client presentations
  • Module 12: Capstone Project and Final Review:
    - Undertaking a comprehensive capstone project
    - Peer and instructor review for constructive feedback
    - Finalizing portfolio and career readiness guidance
  • Mastering Selections in Photoshop CC
  • Secrets of Composite Artwork with Photoshop CC
  • Event Flyer Design
  • Tracing Artwork with Illustrator
  • Designing an Animated App UI with Illustrator
  • Conceptualizing a Movie Poster in Illustrator CC


  • Adobe Photo Shop CC
  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Adobe Indesign CC
  • Adobe Acrobat X
  • All Compatible Plugins for all main softwares


Introduction to Graphic Design Careers:
Embark on a transformative career journey with Proline Film Academy's Advanced Graphics for Print Course. Aspiring print designers will delve into a comprehensive curriculum designed to elevate visual storytelling through impactful design solutions. This course positions individuals to become adept in crafting compelling layouts for advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports, honing skills crucial for a successful career in the evolving field of graphic design.

Print Design Specialization:
Print designers, a subset of graphic designers, specialize in combining images and text to craft layouts for advertising and marketing campaigns. Their responsibilities include employing technical and typographic skills to arrange and style words and numbers on a page, selecting fonts, sizes, and colors, and integrating illustrations and photographs. Print designers find employment in various sectors, such as book and periodical publishing, ad agencies, and design firms.

Graphic Designer Duties:
Graphic designers, irrespective of specialization, share common duties:
- Meeting with clients or art directors to determine project scope
- Utilizing digital illustration, photo editing, and layout software for design creation
- Crafting visual elements, including logos, original images, and illustrations
- Designing layouts, selecting colors, images, and typefaces
- Presenting design concepts to clients or art directors
- Incorporating client or art director feedback into final designs
- Reviewing designs for errors before printing or publishing

Key Skills and Qualities:
Graphic designers must possess essential qualities:
- Analytical skills for consumer-centric design
- Artistic ability to create visually appealing designs
- Strong communication skills for effective collaboration
- Proficiency in relevant computer software
- Creativity for innovative design solutions
- Effective time-management skills for multitasking

Job Outlook and Growth:
Graduates of the program are poised for a promising career outlook in the graphic design landscape. Employment prospects align with the evolving demands of the industry, ensuring adaptability and relevance. As the digital realm continues to expand, opportunities in sectors like computer systems design and related services are expected to drive a 20 percent growth in employment.

Related Careers:
Graphic designers often transition into various related careers, including:
- Art Directors
- Craft and Fine Artists
- Desktop Publishers
- Drafters
- Industrial Designers
- Multimedia Artists and Animators
- Technical Writers
- Web Developers

Graphic design, especially in the print domain, remains a vital component of marketing and product presentation. Equipped with a blend of artistic creativity and technical prowess, individuals pursuing advanced Graphics for Print courses are well-positioned for dynamic careers in various industries, adapting to the evolving landscape of visual communication.
Proline Film Academy's Advanced Graphics for Print Course stands as a catalyst for a fulfilling career in print design. Graduates emerge with a profound understanding of design principles, technical expertise, and a robust portfolio, ready to make significant contributions to the dynamic and ever-evolving field of graphic design. Enroll today to embark on a journey towards mastery in print design and visual communication excellence.