Monday, 27 May 2013

Product Merchandise Design and Graphic Story Telling courses by AAT


AAT ACADEMY introduces Degree courses in Product Merchandise Design and Graphic Story Telling

Mumbai: May, 2013: 

There are fewer opportunities to discover innovative ways to buy, develop and sell products. The advent of technology has provided multitude of options for consumers to receive goods and services without even leaving their homes. Retail management professionals are highly sought after by recruiters from retail, apparel, and merchandising companies. AAT ACADEMY is offering an under graduate course in Product merchandising design and E-Comics and Graphic story-telling for the students who have that creative tick in them. Designers have a huge influence on the form, function and style of many of the objects we use in our daily lives.

Product Merchandising Design course begins by developing an appreciation for style and product quality, learning to communicate verbally and visually about design, and gain the business knowledge and skills required to promote an aesthetically grounded point of view in the marketplace. The program prepares the students to make merchandising and marketing decisions based on knowledge of visual/aesthetic and business considerations.
This programme encompasses elements from industrial design, graphic design, human psychology, sociology, and management domains. This course one can hone the skills in the essential mechanics of drawing, from figures, backgrounds, and perspectives, to inking, colouring, and working with different materials. Through the use of computers and other digital technology one will learn to produce and transform traditional works of drawing, painting, photography, sculpture and typography into digital renders.

Students of E-Comics and Graphic Storytelling will begin by learning the origin and evolution of the visual narrative form, while simultaneously learning its language and grammar. Draughtsmanship, craft skills and technical knowledge of a broad range of media is then taught, giving the student the flexibility to work on a variety of medium. They also study body language of characters, their gestures and facial expressions and natural phenomena.
Students will learn how to develop story structure, script stories, establish characters and visualise and interpret stories creating effective, intelligent and lyrical illustrations to highlight the mood, visual rhythm, lighting, background, costumes and architectural planning of scenes. Since the most common intent is for reproduction, the students also learn Digital Printing technologies, the various distribution means and the nuance of the working of the Publishing Business.                                                 


Talking about the benefits of the course, Mr.Rathish Babu, CEO, AAT Academy said,    “At AAT, innovative courses have been the forte to keep ahead of times and to make careers which are inclusive within the realm of the media and entertainment industry. The product merchandise design and E-comics / Graphic story telling courses are the ones starting 2013. A carefully crafted, industry oriented but yet a detailed curriculum, this shall focus on content making and visual merchandise as the core focus. Preliminary talks with the industry has found great acceptance for employment as well co operation with academia in driving the content.
The degree courses are scheduled to commence in July 2013 and application and prospectus would be available in all AAT ACADEMY centers across India.

For more information on the Degree Programme, you can contact counselors at                
 044-42911901/02,09962516000, 022-26705362/26702105/26704279,  
 080-41280156/9740177350/8971363880,
 0484 3000615/616/623, 90377 83353 or logon to www.aatcollege.com

AAT ACADEMY -  For over a decade AAT has led the way in media and entertainment education with groundbreaking accreditation, comprehensive higher education programmes, industry standard facilities, multi campus locations and industry respected teaching professionals. AAT started operations in 2000 June at Chennai and since then has established a significant presence at Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. Partnering with established educational players like University of Bolton, SAE, Dibrugarh University and Hindustan University, AAT has established itself to be a leader in media education. AAT has also partnered with the University of London to offer the London School of Economics (LSE) graduate programmes in India.
For further info: www.aatcollege.com

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