This course will introduce students to the fundamentals and basics in web and digital graphic design. The Adobe Workflow Essentials class will prepare students to advance on to the the following programs: Certificate in Digital Graphic Design, Certificate in Adobe Web Design, Dual Certificate Program or any other Adobe program offered at Pace University Continuing and Professional Education.
Adobe's Creative Suite of software tools remains the gold standard for creating digital media and content around the world. Pace University CPE offers foundation level classes to advanced training in the most popular Adobe programs.
Pace University Midtown
551 Fifth Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10176
Tuition: $650 (includes all course materials) Course #:90304
This course will introduce students to the fundamentals and basics in web and graphic design. Students will cover the navigation of the PC desktop, internet and Pace networks to retrieve and save digital media assets.
The class will also cover Adobe tools such as Adobe Bridge for digital asset management, Photoshop basics including the tools panel, understanding and working with layers, distinguishing between CMYK and RGB, learning how to properly prepare and resize images for the web or print and many hands-on exercises will be included such as photo-retouching, color corrections, creating a banner for the web and creating a photomontage.
The second part of the class will focus on Dreamweaver and associated workflows for Web Design. Different types of websites will be discussed and students will learn the basics of web standards, CSS, HTML, HTML 5. Hands-on exercises will also include creating a website, saving a HTML page and a variety of steps along the way to create and add graphics to your pages.
Students will learn the fundamentals and essentials of Adobe workflows for Digital Graphic Design and Web Design, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and navigating both the PC desktop and internal network at Pace University to retrieve, utilize and store digital media assets.
The Adobe Workflow Essentials class will prepare students to advance on to the the following programs: Certificate in Digital Graphic Design, Certificate in Adobe Web Design, Dual Certificate Program or any other Adobe program offered through Pace University CPE (Continuing and Professional Education).
Who Should Enroll
Students who are interested in learning about web design, digital graphic design and / or other Adobe programs or tools. This course is designed for students with limited (or no) experience or knowledge with Photoshop, Dreamweaver and / or other Adobe tools.
The course is designed to prepare students with the skills and knowledge to advance on to the certificate programs (Certificate in Adobe Web Design / Certificate in Digital Graphic Design / Dual Certificate Program).
This new Adobe Workflow Essentials class is a 15 hour program. Classes run from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm and is offered three consecutive evenings for two weeks. This is an instructor-led course taught by an Adobe Certified Instructor.
Price $ 650.00*
* partial rebate offered for students continuing on to certificate program(s).
WEEK ONE -
Working with Windows and getting familiar with the interface and desktop
Accessing files across the desktop
Navigating folders across the network
Using USB drive
Connecting with server
Downloading pictures from Google
From camera to the computer
Adobe Bridge essentials
Opening files and pictures in different applications
Understand the Workflow for Graphic Design
Files Formats for graphic and web design (PNG, GIF, JPG, TIFF, PSD, EPS, RAW)
Understanding RGB and CMYK
Opening digital assets in Photoshop
Photoshop UI (User Interface)
Photoshop Basics - tools
Photoshop Basics - panels
Working with Image and Canvas sizing
Basic color correction
Understanding and working with layers
Creating a banner
Saving for Web
Saving and exporting for professional printing
Creating a simple photomontage project
WEEK TWO -
Understanding the Workflow for Web Design
Type of websites
What is CSS and HTML 5
Exporting a banner from Photoshop
Saving for web
Formats for pictures (PNG, GIF, JPG)
Create a simple web page
Creating a new site
Site name and local site folder
Creating a new html page
Importing picture banner
Creating a second page
How to create a web domain
How to host a website
FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
Learn the concept of responsive design
Location: 551 5th Ave (at 45th Street), 8th Floor, New York, NY 10176
This class will teach students the full process of Digital Graphic Design. Students will use Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to design and create content for print and the wide range of digital devices used today.
Using several Adobe Software tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Edge Animate, Reflow and Muse, students will learn how to PLAN - DESIGN - BUILD + MAINTAIN a fully functional website for the web and digital devices.
The core of this program will cover advanced features to extend your skills in Adobe Creative Cloud software tools Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and the Digital Publishing Suite which utilizes Apple’s Developer program.
Students will learn the fundamentals of Adobe workflows for Digital Graphic Design and Web Design featuring Photoshop and Dreamweaver. Students will be prepared to advance on to the certificate programs or other Adobe classes.