Draw out your creativity and turn it into a career.
Graphic design lets you make the most of your technical and artistic abilities.
Upcoming Courses and Training
Adobe Creative Cloud Courses
Vector images play an important role in the creative process and provide the best format for logos and illustrations. In this course, you will learn the basics of creating beautiful vector images, gain an understanding of anchor points and paths, and then select, edit and manipulate them using the selection tools and modifier keys. Topics include becoming familiar with workspaces, working with objects, creating and saving swatches, and formatting text. You also will gain experience using the shape, transform, paintbrush and pen tools to create logos, backgrounds and simple illustrations. Last date to enroll for #62917 is 1/31.
#62917, Online Live, 2/7-3/6, Wednesday, 6-9 PM
Create professional-looking flyers, posters and more with this powerful program. Topics include principles of design as well as how to set up a document, create master pages, use rules, work with color, import images, and work with text in columns. Last date to enroll is 3/13.
#62928, Online Live, 3/20-4/17, Wednesday, 6-9 PM
This online Adobe Certified Professional course will help teach you how to use Adobe software and prepare you for the Adobe Certified Professional (ACP) exams.
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Graphic Design Courses
In this course, students will learn basic skills needed to function in the world of graphic and web design. Among the topics covered in this course will be design fundamentals, color theory, raster vs. vector imaging concepts, and Mac OS vs. Windows interfaces. Students will learn how Adobe Creative Cloud works and learn why they would use specific Adobe tools or their open source alternatives to solve various design problems. This course will prepare students to take the Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign Introduction courses.
#62995, Online Live, 2/12-2/26, Monday, 6-9 PM
Learn how to concept and design logos, flyers, brochures, videos, social media posts and more for your workplace or small business with the user-friendly platforms Canva, Adobe Express and YouTube Studio.
#63678, Online Live, 2/27-3/26, Tuesday, 6-9 PM
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Graphic Design Certificate
Professional Graphic Design Certificate
This digital credential will help you build on your existing computer skills and strengthen your know-how about both print design and digital documents. If you are a professional who already knows the basics of graphic design, this certificate will help you take your skills to the next level.