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Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-DFOU-2801
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

Designed for easy integration with Adobe's other software products (Photoshop, Illustrator), InDesign has a user-friendly, intuitive interface and offers flexibility through its wide array of supported file formats. Designers can use it to combine text and illustrations for single or multipage documents and to prepare them digitally for output to press, printer or pdf (portable document format). Students in this course gain technical knowledge of the application's basic tool layout, image manipulation, and vector integration tools. All the while, concepts of visual communication and design are reinforced through hands-on exercises.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- This course requires access to Adobe Creative Cloud, or some of its creative tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Monthly subscriptions can be purchased from a variety of pricing plans directly from Adobe. Please visit the Adobe website for cost and downloading instructions. Be sure to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before purchasing.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: AN-E, GR-E, IT-E, PG-E


Instructor
  • Name: Bryan Rodrigues (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-DFOU-2817
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

Fluency in vector drawing using Adobe Illustrator is bound to add depth to your portfolio and broaden your marketability in today's competitive design economy. You'll build on your existing familiarity with Adobe Illustrator to undertake graphic illustration projects in a structured step-by-step format. This class will delve into ways to customize and add depth to your work. In this course, we'll customize brushes, symbols and more, play with perspective, create repeating patterns, and learn about dielines, printing and packaging. You'll have an opportunity to focus on an art style you like and figure out how to create that with Illustrator's tools, and we'll discuss how you can use the program to achieve your artistic or career goals, whatever those might be! You'll wrap up the course having demonstrated competency in this essential digital design workflow.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- This course requires access to Adobe Creative Cloud, or some of its creative tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Monthly subscriptions can be purchased from a variety of pricing plans directly from Adobe. Please visit the Adobe website for cost and downloading instructions. Be sure to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before purchasing.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: AN-E, GR-E, IT-E

Prerequisite: Digital Design Techniques or Adobe Illustrator I


Instructor
  • Name: Anne-Marie Byrd (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 7 - Dec 12 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/28
ages 13-17 | Online | 2020/CF-TEEN-3270
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $315


Description

Did you know that design can be used to bring about positive social change? In this studio, you'll be encouraged to harness the power of design as you use your own voice to raise awareness about issues in your local community or in society as a whole.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: AT, Y2


Instructor
  • Name: Dina Zaccagnini Vincent (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 7 - Dec 12 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/28
ages 13-17 | Online | 2020/CF-TEEN-3276
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $315


Description

From Harry Beck to Massimo Vignelli, graphic designers from around the world and across the last century have been challenged by the diagrammatic elements of subway maps. While there is no limit to the ways in which such space may be represented, the goals are always clarity and ease of use for passengers trying to reach their destinations via a city’s underground routes. Using vector graphics, you’ll study and recreate a classic subway map, and then make a customized version that you feel improves upon the original design. You’ll also generate a map for a city that has no subway, but for which you can imagine an ideal system that will serve its landmarks and points of interest.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- This course requires access to Adobe Creative Cloud, or some of its creative tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Monthly subscriptions can be purchased from a variety of pricing plans directly from Adobe. Please visit the Adobe website for cost and downloading instructions. Be sure to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before purchasing.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: AT, YD


Instructor
  • Name: Bryan Rodrigues (Bio)
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