In this introduction to the principles of graphic design you 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.
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:Graphic Design: Tuesdays, January 12-February 16, 6-9 pm PST; 9-midnite EST
Computer Print Design: Tuesdays, February 23-March 30, 6-9 pm PST; 9-midnite EST
Cost/Cost Options:$249 for this class; $473 if with Computer Print Design.
Supply List:CLASS SUPPLY LIST
- Apple/PC laptop loaded with Adobe CC
- USB device (2 GB recommended )
- 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.