Want to be a Graphic Designer, Commercial Artist, Layout Artist, Press Operator, Plate Maker, Vinyl Sign Artist, Bindery Worker.
Graphic Arts is the most common way in which the world communicates. This course is designed for the student to prepare for a career in this high demand field by pairing their creative and artistic talents with different types of media.
From creation to production, students learn all aspects of the graphic design world. Students will be introduced to and develop "hands-on skills" in job planning, introduction to computers, graphic design fundamentals, layout and design, typography, airbrushing, screen printing, cad-cut and heat press transfers, vinyl design graphics, press operation, pre-press techniques, and computer to plate printing and bindery.
Desktop publishing and computer graphics applications have become an essential part of graphic communications. Students will use software applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Freehand, and Flexi-sign Pro.
Students will also receive basic math and humanities classes.
Prospective students should possess creativity, good English and spelling skills, good organizational skills, and the ability to pay attention to detail. Click here for Graphic Arts' Program Guide.
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