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Spring Professional Practice Courses Online

CSPD 201: Animating Stories & Interviews $695.00

Course Description

ONLINE. Learn to bring audio stories and interviews to life through creative illustration and animation! Students will learn animation techniques, character animation, editing scripts to finally build strong animations that communicates powerful stories. Students will use Adobe After Effects and any software of the artists choosing to illustrate.

Term: Spring 2023

Section A meets February 7, 2023 to April 4, 2023
On Tuesday from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Instructor: Kiran Joan
Credits: 1.50

CSPD 360: Intermediate Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign $695.00

Course Description

ONLINE. 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. This course will be taught online using Zoom & Canvas and Adobe Creative Suite access is included for the duration of the course.

Term: Spring 2023

Section A meets February 16, 2023 to April 27, 2023
On Thursday from 6:30 PM to 9:45 PM
Instructor: Kenneth Morgan
Credits: 1.50

NCPD 101: Workshop: Illustrating in Procreate $175.00

Course Description

ONLINE. Take your drawing tablet on the road and render artwork in pastels, painting and cartoons. Learn how to get the most out of this drawing tool that you can take anywhere. Images will be supplied but your own are encouraged. Requires Procreate on the iPad with an Apple Pencil.

Term: Spring 2023

Section A meets March 4, 2023 to March 18, 2023
On Saturday from 9:00 AM to 12:20 PM
Instructor: Patricia Moore
Credits: 0.00

NCPD 122: Workshop: Advanced Figma $95.00

Course Description

ONLINE. Figma is the ultimate collaboration tool and can help streamline your design process. Along with being an industry-standard design tool that creates high-fidelity prototypes. In this Workshop you will learn how to design and build interactive prototypes with Figma. You’ll dive deep into creating responsive user interfaces at scale. You’ll learn how to create data-driven prototypes and utilize the vast amount of community-made plug-ins. Personal licenses are free.

Term: Spring 2023

Section A meets January 28, 2023 to January 28, 2023
On Saturday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Instructor: Nitin Sampathi
Credits: 0.00

NCPD 213: Workshop: Typography 101 $175.00

Course Description

ONLINE. This workshop will explore how to construct typographic compositions and systems, to create and appreciate typography as an expressive medium that conveys aesthetic, emotional, and meaning. You will be introduced to information hierarchy, digital typesetting, and page layout softwares as we explore all that typography has to offer.

Term: Spring 2023

Section A meets March 12, 2023 to April 2, 2023
On Sunday from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Instructor: Anjali Nair
Credits: 0.00

NCPD 224: Workshop: Design your Personal Brand $175.00

Course Description

ONLINE. 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.

Term: Spring 2023

Section A meets April 12, 2023 to April 26, 2023
On Wednesday from 6:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Instructor: Brockett Horne
Credits: 0.00