Print Design Certificate is a professional certificate, 7-week courses that offer training in surface pattern design and overall design principles through two of the most widely-used industry applications. The design industry is changing daily. Our faculty are local seasoned professionals with an understanding of current industry needs and future trends.
Learn about all phases of drawing and design by mastering these two industry-standard professional tools, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.
Courses: Adobe Illustrator · Adobe Photoshop
Upon completion of the Adobe Illustrator Certificate, students will learn a variety of technical skills including creating motifs, seamless repeat designs, and different repeat styles; and will learn the advantages of using vector images. Completion of the Adobe Photoshop Certificate will allow students to create product projects that are design-driven and portfolio-ready, and enable them to present their artwork in a way that is ready for the marketplace, expanding their marketability as artists or designers.
Adobe Illustrator, an industry standard, is used today in the design and creation of 3D printed objects; wearable devices connected through the IoT (internet of things); package design; emojis; fashion; and motion graphics, to name just a few.*
Adobe Photoshop is the design industry's leading graphic design product. It is used to design and integrate hand-created designs into repeating patterns that are industry and portfolio ready. Photoshop is also used for layout design and color development finishing for art, packaging, posters, magazines, websites, apps, and other professional graphics and marketing applications.
This course is designed to help students learn how to create repeated patterns using one of the most commonly used industry applications, Adobe Illustrator. Surface pattern design has many applications in fabrics, wallpaper, ceramics, glass, tile, metal, fiberglass and plastics. Over a 7-week timespan, students will gain a firm foundation of the design principles relating to textile/surface design and the tools used to create them. They will learn a variety of technical skills including using Illustrator to create motifs, seamless repeat designs, different repeat styles as well as the advantages of using vector images.
This course is designed to help students learn how to create repeated patterns using one of the most commonly used industry applications, Adobe Photoshop. Using traditional techniques with computer aided design students learn how to apply their artwork as surface pattern designs to everyday lifestyle product. Over a 7-week timespan, Photoshop will be used as the primary tool for integrating initial hand created designs into repeating patterns that are industry ready. In addition, layout design, color development finishing and professional presentation techniques are covered. Students will create product design driven, portfolio ready projects, allowing them to present their artwork in a way that is ready for the marketplace expanding their marketability as an artist or designer.
The Adobe Illustrator Certificate and the Adobe Photoshop Certificate are each $750. It takes just 10 minutes to register online. Admission documents are not required.
|FASH 927 Print Design I - Adobe lllustrator||$750|
|FASH 928 Print Design II - Adobe Photoshop||$750|
When you register online, you will be asked to create a new account. Please select the course code, semester, and session. Prior to course registration, please have Credit Card or Checking Account Information available.