CalARTS (California Institute of the Arts) invites students for an online course on Graphic Design Specialization. Graphic design is all around us, in a myriad of forms, both on-screen and in print, yet it is always made up of images and words to create a communication goal.
This required to make a sophisticated graphic design: process, historical context, and communication through image-making and typography. The sequence is completed by a capstone project that applies the skills of each course and peer feedback in a finished branding project suitable for a professional portfolio.
The goal of this specialization is to equip learners with a set of transferable formal and conceptual tools for “making and communicating” in the field of graphic design. This core skill set will equip learners for formal studies in graphic design, and a starting point for further work in interface design, motion graphics, and editorial design.
Who can attend?
- Visual Communication
- Branding Communication
- Graphic Design
- Art History
- Communicate through image-making and typography
- Complete a capstone project to add to your professional portfolio
- Gain the fundamental skills needed to be a graphic designer
- Learn everything you need to know to work in interface design, motion graphics, and editorial design.
There are 5 Courses in this Specialization
- Fundamentals of Graphic Design
- Introduction to Typography
- Introduction to Imagemaking
- Ideas from the History of Graphic Design
- Brand New Brand
- Michael Worthington (Faculty, Program in Graphic Design, School of Art)
- Louise Sandhaus (Faculty, Program in Graphic Design, School of Art)
- Anther Kiley
- Gail Swanlund (Faculty in Graphic Design, School of Art)
- Lorraine Wild (Faculty, Program in Graphic Design, School of Art)
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