Learn the software every graphic designer needs to know, including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, with our Graphic Design Certificate program
. You'll prepare digital images, illustrations and layouts; learn how to address the elements of color, typography, composition and visual identity. Hands-on projects focus on essential skills and provide experience in professional graphic design project scenarios. Class assignments include photo editing and collage, display advertising, logo design, poster design, form design, magazine covers, promotional design, book design and more. Graphic artists and designers with a range of technical, drawing and design skills are valuable members of work teams in a variety of industries. Many artists have also discovered the joys of freelance design and graphic development work. Tuition includes all textbooks. Classes include: Principles of Graphic Design, Illustrator Basics CC, Illustrator Advanced CC, Supervised Lab 1 - Logos, Photoshop Basics CC, Photoshop Advanced CC, InDesign Basics CC, Supervised Lab 2 – Open, InDesign Advanced CC, Supervised Lab 3 - Open, and Graphic Design Final Project.