Class Overview

Introduction to Graphic Design with Adobe Creative Cloud | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

The Adobe software tools are the leading software for graphic design.

Become skilled using these three powerful graphic design programs in this engaging online course.

Develop leading edge skills that will have enormous value in this digital age, to advance your career, develop a new career path or otherwise provide endless possibilities both professionally and personally.

Use Illustrator to draw shapes and design logos, flyers, posters, banners, business cards or any other vector graphics for print or web.

Adobe InDesign is the industry standard page-layout program that works with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop seamlessly.

InDesign allows you to create simple to complex multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines.

Use Adobe Photoshop to effectively work with selection and editing tools, layers, and masks to edit, retouch and enhance existing images or create your own composite digital art work.

Access to the Adobe software tools required.

Adobe Illustrator Essentials

Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard computer illustration software.

Use Illustrator to draw shapes and design logos, flyers, posters, banners, business cards or any other vector graphics for print or web.

In this course, you will learn Adobe Illustrator fundamentals to set up a print document and use various tools to draw, type and color all kinds of shapes and illustrations.

Learn how to efficiently manage layers and artboards, and create print-ready PDF documents.

Access to Adobe Illustrator software required.

Adobe InDesign Essentials

Adobe InDesign is the industry standard page-layout program that works with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop seamlessly.

InDesign allows you to create simple to complex multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines.

This course is a comprehensive exploration of InDesign tools and capabilities to create professional documents.

You will learn how to manage the InDesign environment, create, setup, design, enhance and finalize multi-page documents.

Access to Adobe InDesign software required.

Adobe Photoshop Essentials

This fundamental course covers Adobe Photoshop CC most commonly used tools, menus and panels.

You’ll learn all the basics of Photoshop to effectively work with selection and editing tools, layers, and masks to edit, retouch and enhance existing images or create your own composite digital art work.

Impress your business, organization, friends and family by enhancing their photos and create magazine cover quality enhanced images.

Access to Adobe Photoshop required.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the basic principles of good design
  • Gain experience using the Adobe Create Cloud suite of applications
  • Learn when and how to use this software to create effective documents & materials
  • Establish or further develop your design skills

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Students new to design
  • Existing designers who want to gain a greater understanding of how to use the Adobe Creative Cloud Apps
  • To be successful in this class, basic computer skills are required

Student Testimonials

I enjoyed all of it. The instructor was fantastic. I am a complete beginner when dealing with all adobe editing products. She was helpful and excited about the course she taught. --Allen

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Great tutorials, much easier to work through with a group vs on your own. I learned a few of the tools I've been avoiding or struggling with.

Session Details

  • Class ID: 8215
  • Instructor: Andy Helmi
  • When: 9/4/2018 - 11/30/2018
  • Where: Online
  • Fee: $545
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