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Studio Classes in Professional Development - Summer

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Course # Course Title Credits Instructor Cost
CSPD 213 Intro to Illustrator 1.00 credit Kenneth Morgan $440.00

Section A Meets 6/12/2018 to 7/24/2018 on Tuesday from 6:00 PM to 9:45 PM.

Introduction to Illustrator is an immersive seminar covering the basics to help you get started in Illustrator. Tips and techniques covered include: setting up artboards, drawing shapes and lines, using the Pen tool, working with color and gradients, fills and strokes, type effects and more to create incredible artworks. Students will explore best practices in working, managing, saving and exporting Illustrator files to be used in applications such as Photoshop, InDesign and others. Note: Students should have a USB Flash drive to transport their work to and from class. Prerequisite: basic computer experience
CSPD 214 Intro to Photoshop 1.00 credit Kenneth Morgan $440.00

Section A Meets 6/14/2018 to 7/26/2018 on Thursday from 6:00 PM to 9:45 PM.

Introduction to Photoshop is a hands-on course covering the basics, including techniques in color correction, retouching, montaging, and image manipulation. Students work with brushes, layers, masks, styles, blending modes, and more to create unique imagery. Students explore best practices in working, managing, saving, and exporting files to be used in applications such as InDesign, Illustrator, and others. Note: Students should have a USB Flash drive to transport their work to and from class. Prerequisite: basic computer experience
CSPD 216 Intro to InDesign 1.00 credit Patricia Moore $440.00

Section A Meets 6/11/2018 to 7/23/2018 on Monday from 6:30 PM to 9:45 PM.

This introductory course examines the capabilities of this popular document and design program, covering how to create designs for print and cross media publishing. Students will create brochures, business cards, and promotional materials for both print and web through assignments in class with critique and homework. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience and typing skills. Note: Students should bring a USB flash drive to transport their works to and from class.
NCPD 114 Creative Insight I 0.00 credits Kenneth Morgan $170.00

Section A Meets 6/23/2018 to 6/30/2018 on Saturday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

This seminar is an introductory class covering the most popular graphic design applications in use today. We will review application preferences, color settings, basics, tips and techniques for working with the Adobe CC apps. This seminar is for artists, designers and photographers searching for more knowledge in design, printing and digital output of their work Prerequisite: Basic computer experience. Note: Students should have a USB drive to transport their work to and from class. No class November 22.
NCPD 116 Creative Insight II 0.00 credits Kenneth Morgan $170.00

Section A Meets 7/14/2018 to 7/28/2018 on Saturday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Go beyond the basics with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign in this seminar. Explore tools, tips and expert techniques to produce exiting imagery and professional level layouts. Learn more about Smart Objects & Filters, file prep, best practices and more for digital and printed output. Prerequisite: NCPD 114 or basic knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign Class meets July 14 and 28, no class July 21.