Prerequisites

Prior to enrolling in Graphic Design Capstone: Designing Your Brand Using Adobe Software, you must have completed the specified prerequisites (if you have not taken a prerequisite, you can click on the catalog code link to see a list of upcoming course sections):

Adobe Illustrator I

Generate crisp, scalable, vector-based artwork in Adobe Illustrator. Beginners and those with slight experience will learn principles of good graphic design as they create and transform shapes, draw with the pen tool, work with typography, and assign color in Illustrator. Illustrator is a designer's go-to tool for illustrations, logos, business cards, signs, ads, and much more.

Adobe Illustrator II

Intermediate users will build upon their Illustrator knowledge and skills by working with layers and artboards, blending shapes and colors, working with custom brushes, working with styles and effects, working with symbols, and integrating projects with other Adobe applications.

Adobe InDesign I

Easily lay out catalogs, brochures, posters, and other publications with InDesign. Work with tools, menus, and palettes to create documents, define typesetting features, work with images, and create files for print. In-class exercises will reinforce your understanding of page setup attributes, master pages guides and margins, color definition, graphic formats, and file management.

Adobe Photoshop I

Create, design, and manipulate print-based artwork, web-based graphics, and digital photography with Adobe Photoshop. Students will learn to perform basic tasks in Photoshop, including color correction, retouching, creating composite images, using masks, resizing images, adding text, and creating art from scratch. This course targets advanced beginners who use Photoshop for personal and professional projects and wish to broaden their knowledge and skills in this program.

Adobe Photoshop II

Harness the more powerful elements of Adobe Photoshop to elevate the quality of your photographic and graphic design projects. This course targets intermediate users who wish to broaden their skills and get updates on the latest available features. Explore advanced layer functions and compositing, advanced retouching and masking, and prepare files for both print and web output.


If you have previously taken courses with us, check your Registration History to see if any of your past courses meet the prerequisites.


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