In this introduction to the principles of graphic design we will explore typography, artwork creation, image editing, and layout. Learn how to use digital design tools to incorporate these elements into fabric, apparel and brand collateral that stands out. End this course with a foundation of two dimensional design theory and digital skills needed to create, evaluate and deliver professional graphics.

Non-certificate students click here for non-credit class.

Prerequisite: Adobe Illustrator (NOTE: You can take this class without knowing Adobe but having this skill will help you better apply what you learn in Graphic Design

Instructor:
Jena Nesbitt, product strategy director, PCF
Dates/Times:
Tuesdays, January 12-February 16, 6-9 pm PST; 9-midnite EST

Cost/Cost Options:
18 clock hours @ $22/clock hour
Supply List:
CLASS SUPPLY LIST
Additional Notes/Costs:

Supplies
- Apple/PC laptop loaded with Adobe CC
- USB device (2 GB recommended )
- Mouse
- Sketchbook for note taking & drawing

Become familiar with PFI’s online Intranet, Populi. You will receive a Populi username and password shortly after registration. By two weeks before class starts, your instructor will load your class syllabus and your first class assignment. By one week before your class starts, you are sent a reminder of log-in instructions and directed to go online to test your system then read the syllabus and first assignment and to download your class files. At this time, make sure you have downloaded and opened your Adobe Illustrator just to make sure your subscription program is completely set up and ready to work on your first day of class.