9 Weeks | $595 | Online
Learn the industry-standard professional vector drawing program Adobe Illustrator. In this graphic design training course, students will gain practical experience with Adobe Illustrator's precision drawing and transformation tools for creating and editing Bézier curves, color, gradients, gradient mesh, patterns, transparency, type, layers, and more. Through a series of creative projects students will gain experience in using Illustrator to produce art for both print and web design.
What You Will Learn:
- The features of vector-based design software.
- An understanding of creating images for screen and print.
- How to manipulate type for creative application.
- How to convert bitmap images to vector art.
- An understanding of cross application issues.
- The difference in designing for screen as opposed to page layout and an understanding of design from concept to final production.
Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer | Online
Course Fee: $595
Required Materials: Adobe Illustrator (Creative Cloud) and LinkedIn Learning, which will be used as a reference guide.
Note: In-class students must bring a USB flash drive to class (minimum 8GB) or have a cloud storage subscription available.
Contact: For more information about this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Credits: 3
Course Number: ART-40527
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Children’s Book Illustration, Children’s Book Writing, Technical Communication
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6/27/2023 - 8/26/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
Kelly Bennett is an instructor and professional graphic designer. She teaches Adobe InDesign and Introduction to Adobe Creative Cloud for the Specialized Certificate in Communication Design , and Fundamentals of Graphic Design and Branding & Storytelling using Content Creation for the Professional Certificate in Content Marketing . She operates an online portfolio group that keeps students involved in local and national industry activities, such as the Addys. Bennett’s students took 3rd Place at the Regional NSAC Competition in Florida for two consecutive years, along with awards for Best Media Plan, Creative and Presentation.
Early enrollment advised.
No UCSD parking permit required.
No visitors permitted.
No refunds after: 7/3/23.
Early Enrollment Discount: $570 ($595 if enrolled after 6/5/2023).
SCBWI/MOPA members can receive our $25 Early Enrollment discount prior to course start date. The max discount a MOPA/SCBWI member can receive for one class is $25. It is applied upon course enrollment over the phone or in person with proof of membership. This is an online course. There are no face-to-face class sessions. You'll have access to your online course on the published start date. Login on your MyExtension account, select My Courses and click the link under LOCATION.
6/27/2023 - 8/26/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Arts, Humanities, Languages & Digital Arts department at 858-534-5760 or email@example.com for information about when this course will be offered again.