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Adobe Creative Suite Overview
CE 1403C 01
Christine Bailey
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 28 to Dec 07
  • Thu 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 Indesign Workshop
CE 025C 01
Gina Kernan
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 27 to Dec 06
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Adobe InDesign is the go-to software for print-oriented products ranging from brochures and ads to billboards, product packaging, annual reports, magazines and books. Make the most of this versatile design program with an in-depth look at everything from fundamentals and navigation to organization of project components including style sheets, master pages, tables and columns. Explore the program's web and interactive uses as well as its compatibility with Photoshop and Illustrator. Finish this course armed with a basic working knowledge of InDesign that spans all of your desktop and digital publishing needs.

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Capstone Project - Web Design Professional Certificate
CE 0002C 01
David Chaplin-Loebell
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 25 to Dec 07
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate the skills and knowledge you have learned in the Web Design Certificate program. At its core, this course focuses on project management skills, planning and the creation of a successful website that meets the needs and expectations of a real-world client. You must arrive at the first class session having identified a client for your project. This course concludes with a formal presentation to a panel of instructors and students. Prerequisite: This class is for Web Design Certificate enrollees only; successful completion of all prerequisite classes is mandatory.

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Design With Adobe Illustrator
CE 2408C 01
Gregg Robinson
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 27 to Oct 25
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Illustrator is a powerful tool that helps you create infinitely scalable vector graphics. The program is used by Artists, Illustrators, and Designers alike. In this course you will learn how to use the application to create logos, icons, and translate drawings to editable digital format. This course is an overview of Adobe Illustrator's interface, workspace, tools and techniques. You will learn to build with shapes, colors, gradients and lines while learning aspects of design composition through various projects. The skills you learn in this class will help you create professional usable vector graphics, design page layouts and share assets with other Adobe CC programs. The design processes and Adobe Illustrator tools learned in this course will add distinction and professionalism to any business or professional work.

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Design With Adobe Photoshop
CE 9999C 01
Kendra Lebo
  • Fall 2017
  • Nov 01 to Dec 06
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard for editing raster images. In this course you will learn how to work with Photoshop's interface, tools and panels. You will learn best practices for enhancing color, fixing exposure, managing lighting and cropping. You'll gain expertise in retouching tasks such as restoring old photos or editing portraits. The skills you learn in this class will help you create professional images and teach you how to share them with other Adobe CC programs to enhance your overall layouts and designs. Whether you want to be a photographer, graphic designer or web designer this course will prepare you for all of your image editing needs.

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Graphic Design Introduction
CE 1635C 01
Gregg Robinson
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 30 to Sep 30
  • Sat 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
UArts

This introduction to graphic design will provide a foundation for design thinking and will support your future design projects. Faculty will introduce you to design principles, strategies and processes. This workshop will be broken into three experiences and will include: a designer presentation, a studio workshop and a field trip.

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Web Design III
CE 2224C 01
David Chaplin-Loebell
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 26 to Dec 07
  • Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
UArts

The Web Design Practicum integrates and builds upon concepts from the previous courses in the certificate, and introduces the skills of building a custom design for a Content Management System. You will explore advanced techniques while building a complete website for a client. Coursework combines design and development into a single cohesive workflow as you build a dynamic website for a client beginning with wireframes and mock-ups. You will go through a formal client review and revision process.

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