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Spring 2021 Professional Practice Courses

CSPD 302: Basics of InDesign $675.00

Course Description

This introductory course examines this popular document and design program's capabilities, covering how to create designs for print and cross-media publishing. Adobe InDesign works well with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator and offers the best typographic solutions to your design problems. Students will create brochures, packaging, and promotional materials for both print and web through class assignments with critique and homework. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience.

Section A meets January 25, 2021 to April 12, 2021
On Monday from 6:30 PM to 9:45 PM
Instructor: Patricia Moore
Credits: 1.50

CSPD 360: Intermediate Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign $675.00

Course Description

An intermediate course for artists, designers and photographers who want to learn more about working with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Students will build their skills with weekly projects that include image correction & manipulation, creating graphics & illustrations, and designing page layouts for print and digital distribution. Digital file formats and best practices will also be covered. Prerequisite: Intro to Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign or equivalent experience. Instructor: Randy Morgan, owner of Studio IX, has worked with interactive design, print media and digital imaging since 1992. He is also an exhibiting artist, working with traditional and digital media. His works can be found in private collections throughout North America, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia.

Section A meets January 28, 2021 to April 8, 2021
On Thursday from 6:30 PM to 9:45 PM
Instructor: Kenneth Morgan
Credits: 1.50

NCPD 106: Workshop: Handlettering with Procreate $170.00

Course Description

Learn to wield your Apple Pencil like a pro & create playful hand-lettered designs for posters, greeting cards, apparel, and more! Explore different ways to draw letters, arrange words, and style your messages in a way that expresses more than the words themselves ever could on their own! Requires Procreate on the iPad with an Apple Pencil.

Section A meets February 4, 2021 to February 25, 2021
On Thursday from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCPD 224: Workshop: Design your Personal Brand $170.00

Course Description

Build the components of a professional identity in this short workshop—a resume, cold-call letter, and social media presence using LinkedIn and a template-based website like Wordpress, Wix, and the like. With short presentations and in-class workshops, we will explore self branding to help you put your best foot forward with a cohesive set of materials that articulate your unique strengths. Access to the Adobe Creative Suite for the duration of classes is included in this workshop.

Section A meets March 24, 2021 to April 14, 2021
On Wednesday from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00