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Online: Visual Communication Design

Work alongside our incredible faculty of artists, designers, and scholars to continue to refine your work in this intensive course, intended for students interested in the elements and principles of graphic design. You'll receive the technical and conceptual tools to develop effective design strategies. In addition to using traditional materials such as sketchbooks, you'll use Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop, to create portfolio-quality works that explore symbols, logos, typography, layout, image and text integration, and sequential design. The course will include online demonstrations geared to your passions, visiting artist presentations, online museum resources, as well as time for self-directed work and comprehensive faculty advising. You'll engage in discussions and critiques with a vibrant online community of other students from throughout the country and around the world, create portfolio-quality work, and receive comprehensive guidance on developing competitive applications for college admissions to art and design programs. Previous experience in animation or with Adobe Creative Suite is helpful, but not required. 

Note: Students in this course will be provided with an Adobe Creative Cloud License for the duration of the course. We recommend that you have a laptop that meets the minimum requirements for Adobe Creative Cloud.

 

1.0 College Credit
Full Tuition Cost: $1,740
This cost does not reflect any potential Merit Scholarship or need-based financial aid the student may be awarded.

 

Deposit
$100.00
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Course start date
Course end date
Class meeting time 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CT
Class meeting days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Building and room Online
Course number 1041
Course instructor Carla Lacey F Schwartz