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Adobe Creative Suite Overview
CE 1403C 01
Christine Bailey
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 29 to Apr 09
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Designed for individuals with no or little exposure to Adobe design software. This course provides an overview of the fundamentals of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Topics include image resolution, scanning, importing and exporting images, print setup, photo adjustments and introduction to vectors. Basic typography and design will be addressed. You can expect to gain a better understanding of how these three programs work together to create products for print and web. After this course you will be prepared to explore these programs at a deeper level and have the basic skills to expedite your creative ideas.

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Adobe Illustrator
CE 024C 01
TBA
  • Spring 2018
  • Feb 01 to Apr 12
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Illustrator is a powerful tool that lets artists, illustrators and designers create infinitely scalable vector graphics. Learn how to use the application to create logos and icons, and how to convert drawings to an editable digital format. This course offers a practical overview of Adobe Illustrator's interface, workspace, tools and techniques. You will practice building with shapes, colors, gradients and lines while integrating good use of typography. Skills acquired can be used to design page layouts, website mock-ups or wireframes that add distinction and professionalism to any business or personal project.

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Adobe Photoshop
CE 2423C 01
Christine Bailey
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard for editing raster graphics. This course kicks off with an introduction to its interface, tools and potential application to both web and print. Learn basic techniques for cropping and retouching images as well as for correcting exposure, color and lighting - skills applicable to everything from restoring old photos to manipulating the shot you snapped today. Students also explore more sophisticated features like text, layer and blur effects. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to edit and manipulate photos to create the perfect image or combine multiple images to create an entirely new scene. Aspiring photographers, graphic designers and web designers all benefit from these Photoshop image editing basics. This class satisfies prerequisites for Advanced Adobe Photoshop CC.

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Design with Adobe After Effects
CE 9993C 01
John Alexander Brown
  • Spring 2018
  • Mar 14 to Apr 18
  • Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Motion graphics can be found in a wide range of media--from broadcast media to web, animation, films to games. In this course you will explore the elements of time and space in order to convey messages and meaning using type, image, and sound. You will learn to animate your design through this introduction to Adobe After Effects' interface, workspace, tools and techniques with an emphasis on design creativity. Pre-requisite: Design with Adobe Illustrator, Design with Adobe Photoshop, Design with Adobe InDesign or permission of program director.

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Design with Adobe InDesign
CE 2425C 01
Gina Kernan
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 31 to Feb 28
  • Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Adobe InDesign is the industry standard for page layout used by designers. It works seamlessly with files from Photoshop and Illustrator and you will learn how to integrate and use these tools more effectively and efficiently to achieve your design projects. In this course you will learn how to use the application to organize your design assets and your workflow through style sheets, master pages, tables and columns, giving you limitless layouts for both print, web and interactive design.

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Front-End Web Development with Intermediate Javascript Programming
CE 5440C 01
TBA
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 10
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Learn the fundamentals of programming with the web browser scripting language. This course also provides an in-depth tour of the JavaScript programming language. Programming is a difficult subject to master, but the underlying concepts and techniques are easy to learn. The course will introduce basic programming terminology, concepts and best practices. No direct programming experience is required; however, some previous familiarity with JavaScript may be useful. Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3 is required. Prerequisite: Usability + User Experience or equivalent experience.

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Responsive Design
CE 3344C 01
TBA
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 24 to Apr 25
  • Wed 1:00 PM - 6:50 PM
UArts

This course is an extension and continuation of a course on Typographic Systems. The course addresses the typographic principles of the grid, text typography, text hierarchies, and image integration, as it is applied to varied communication formats, particularly digital venues. Students must have working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, image scanning, and introductory experience in time-based software.

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Special Topics: Java Script
CE 3343C 01
TBA
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 22 to Apr 30
  • Mon 7:00 PM - 9:50 PM
UArts
Web Design I
CE 2222C 01
TBA
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 12
  • Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
UArts

This course offers a high-level overview of the web as a design medium, an introduction to web graphics, and an introduction to HTML and CSS. Students will begin to explore the web as a design medium through discussions, readings, explanations and a hands-on approach. Begin to build skills in the tools and languages used on the web; process images for use on the web; learn the roles of HTML, CSS and Javascript. Explore the importance of a multi-platform, multi-screen approach to web design, learn current development best practices, and develop thoughtful user interface, user experience and information architecture for a website.

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