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Introduction to Digital Arts and Graphic Design

Course Number: ART X489.31

4 units

Are you new to design? Get a solid footing in the fundamentals of design production in this new creative workshop.This five-week workshop is designed for individuals who want to create visual and innovative communication solutions using graphic elements. This workshop gives you the foundation you need to master the basics, and sets you up to succeed with more advanced training. Workshop topics and hands-on activities focus on:

  • fundamental design production processes
  • the role of the professional visual communicator
  • design unification of diverse elements
  • color theory
  • typography

The workshop also offers a comprehensive introduction to the primary Adobe Creative Software Suite. Learn Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat from seasoned professionals. You will also learn how basic design concepts and software interface to create an effective and efficient design environment. Production will include graphic collaterals focused on the web and print media. A capstone project displaying a comprehensive layout and design project is required upon completion.

Delivered in a hybrid format, this workshop combines in-class instruction and online learning modules with three face-to-face Saturday meetings.

 

 

Available Sections

Starting May 5

174CPM001

Starting May 5
174CPM001

Course Fees

$850 Early Bird Discount ends on Apr 29
$900 after Apr 29

Instructor

To Be Determined [ bio ]

Schedule:

Begins:
May 5 - Jun 9, 2018

Begins:
May 5, 2018

Begins:
May 19, 2018

Begins:
Jun 9, 2018

Location:

Hybrid Course Moodle

Section Notes:

Students should have access to the latest version of the Adobe Creative Cloud Software and be prepared to bring a laptop to class. This is a hybrid course, combining online and classroom instruction.

Online: May 5- June 9

Face-to-face meetings: May 5 9:00am-1:00pm, May 19 9:00am - 4:00pm, and June 9 9:00am - 12:00pm

Textbook:

No Textbook Required.

Starting Jul 14

181CPM001

Starting Jul 14
181CPM001

Course Fees

$850 Early Bird Discount ends on Jul 8
$900 after Jul 8

Instructor

To Be Determined [ bio ]

Schedule:

Begins:
Jul 14 - Aug 11, 2018

Begins:
Jul 14, 2018

Students should have access to the latest version of the Adobe Creative Cloud Software. This is a hybrid course, combining online and classroom instruction.

Begins:
Jul 28, 2018

Students should have access to the latest version of the Adobe Creative Cloud Software. This is a hybrid course, combining online and classroom instruction.

Begins:
Aug 11, 2018

Students should have access to the latest version of the Adobe Creative Cloud Software. This is a hybrid course, combining online and classroom instruction.

Location:

Hybrid Course Moodle

Section Notes:

Students should have access to the latest version of the Adobe Creative Cloud software and be prepared to bring a laptop to class. 

Textbook:

No Textbook Required.

Prerequisites

Students should have a working knowledge of the PC or MAC computer platforms in terms of file management, folder creation, and general platform navigation.

Applicable Certificates

No Applicable Certificates

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 174CPM001

Dates: May 5 - Jun 9, 2018

Dates: May 5, 2018

Dates: May 19, 2018

Dates: Jun 9, 2018

Instructor: To Be Determined

Textbook: No Textbook Required

Location: Hybrid Course

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 181CPM001

Dates: Jul 14 - Aug 11, 2018

Dates: Jul 14, 2018

Dates: Jul 28, 2018

Dates: Aug 11, 2018

Instructor: To Be Determined

Textbook: No Textbook Required

Location: Hybrid Course

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