Learn layout applications such as InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Then create an extensive understanding of graphic design theories and processes, enabling you to create great-looking modern layouts, and enlarge your own portfolio. Master the Adobe Software: Edit & retouch photos in Photoshop, produce vector images in Illustrator, and design papers in InDesign Learn Design Fundamentals: Understand composition, typography, color, design theory, and more Develop a Portfolio: Develop projects like social media images, logos, and cover artwork to showcase clients or employers This 72-hour certification program is open to beginners and accepted by the New York State Department of Education. What You Will Learn Adobe Photoshop to retouch photographs & produce images Adobe InDesign to produce page layouts with text & images Adobe Illustrator to create vector images such as logos, icons, and much even more Understand graphic layout concepts & procedures Learn about the elements of design Produce & expand your graphic design portfolio learn to talk about your job and how to incorporate and evaluate critiques enhance your understanding of graphic design theories and processes, both conceptual and formal Enhance your skills as a graphic designer Understand with Hands-on Projects Learn practical skills by working on actual projects with teacher guidance and lectures to reinforce and improve your skill. Courses in the Certificate Program This is the suggested order, but some classes have been taken in another order. View the FAQ for more details. Unit 118 Hours Produce designs with text, color, & images. Create multi-page files.
Prepare your files for output: print or PDF Unit 218 Hours learn how to Publish photos, create images, and much more. Improve your images by correcting contrast, color, and much more. Learn how to prepare graphics for use on the internet or in print. Unit 318 Hours Produce several types of graphics: icons, logos, designs, packaging, typography, and a lot more. Learn the Pen tool with our drawing templates. They'll assist you through the process of creating digital drawings. Create vector graphics for print and web. Unit 418 Hours Broaden your understanding of graphic design concepts and procedures, both formal and conceptual. Understand the components of layout and Improve Your ability as a designer.