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Summer Professional Practice Courses

CSPD 213: Intro to Illustrator $440.00

Course Description

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 Instructor: Randy Morgan is the owner of Studio IX, providing services in photography, digital imaging and illustration and print and interactive design since 1992.

Section A meets June 4, 2019 to July 16, 2019
On Tuesday from 6:00 PM to 9:45 PM
Instructor: Kenneth Morgan
Credits: 1.00

CSPD 214: Intro to Photoshop $440.00

Course Description

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. No Class on July 4. Prerequisite: basic computer experience

Section A meets June 6, 2019 to July 25, 2019
On Thursday from 6:00 PM to 9:45 PM
Instructor: Kenneth Morgan
Credits: 1.00

CSPD 216: Intro to InDesign $440.00

Course Description

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. Instructor: Trish Moore ’83 (Graphic Design & Illustration, B.F.A.) is an award-winning graphic designer and illustrator with more than 25 years experience.

Section A meets June 3, 2019 to July 15, 2019
On Monday from 6:30 PM to 9:45 PM
Instructor: Patricia Moore
Credits: 1.00

NCPD 114: Creative Insight I $170.00

Course Description

An introductory seminar for artists, designers and photographers getting started with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. The basics of color correction, retouching, image manipulation, graphics, logo development and page layout will be covered. Digital file formats and best practices will also be covered. This seminar is an overview of the capabilities of the software and requires no prior use. Prerequisite: basic computer experience

Section A meets June 29, 2019 to July 6, 2019
On Saturday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Instructor: Kenneth Morgan
Credits: 0.00

NCPD 116: Creative Insight II $170.00

Course Description

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: CSGD 000 or basic knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign

Section A meets July 27, 2019 to August 3, 2019
On Saturday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Instructor: Kenneth Morgan
Credits: 0.00