To succeed in today’s design world, you must have digital skills.
In this workshop, you’ll learn layout, use of imagery, typography and color for projects like email blasts, digital banner ads, simple animated gifs and social media posts. Students will learn how to create engaging graphics using the principles of web-based graphic design, using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. (Please note: this is not a coding class.)
Can be taken individually or as part of the Real-world Graphic Design Skills certificate program.
Fall 2021 – October 26, November 2, 9
Spring 2022 – March 22, 29, April 5
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Who can benefit:
- Seasoned professionals looking to brush up on skills or learn newer design tech skills and approaches
- Beginning designers who want to know how they can succeed in creative departments or other design-related workplaces
- Any design professional who wants to expand their knowledge base and build on their existing skills
Basic interest in or knowledge of graphic design and typography. General working knowledge of computers. Basic knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
Asya Blue holds a BFA from Parsons School of Design, majoring in Communication Design and a MH from Tiffin University in Art and Visual Media. She has worked as a graphic designer and art director at various in-house art departments and is currently running her own graphic design business, taking on both print and digital projects ranging from book covers, museum exhibits, and websites. She also teaches graphic design courses at various New York area colleges. At her job, she has often mentored and worked closely with student interns, guiding them towards successful completion of their studies and portfolio preparations. Her work can be seen at asyablue.com.