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GRAPHIC DESIGN/MultiMedia

Web Design Concepts

Required: Basic knowledge of Windows; familiarity with creating and saving files, ability to touch type.
Learn the basic programming languages and tools needed to design and develop web content. Learn what is needed to know BEFORE building a website and use that knowledge to build a basic web-based framework. This class prepares you for the next level of courses required to becoming a web designer or developer.
0.9 CEU. Cost: $220


NCWEB-CS001-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor
May 3
May 10
3 M, Th 6:30-9:30pm John Paone



Foundations of Graphic Design

From typography through page layout and on to color theory, this course helps novice designers or working pros to better understand the qualities of creating professional graphic design. Topics include a history of graphic arts and introductory discussions of type, composition/layout, color theory, and photographic and illustrated images as they directly impact today’s graphic designer.
0.9 CEU. Cost: $220


NCGDS-CS001-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor
Jun 13
Jun 27
3 W 6:30-9:30pm John Paone



Color Theory for Graphic Designers

Discover the intricate ways colors interact with each other and the implications these interactions have for designers and artists. Examine ideas of space and learn about spatial problems that color can solve and understand color harmony, qualities, and combinations.
1.2 CEU. Cost: $270

NCGDS-CS002-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor
Jul 25
Aug 15
4 W 6:30-9:30pm John Paone



Essentials of HTML

Required: Basic knowledge of Windows; familiarity with creating and saving files, ability to touch type. Now’s the time! Learn to read and write proper HTML 5 code to create accessible web pages. Understand conceptual design, text formatting, creating links, tables and lists, and inserting graphics and images. Cascading Style Sheets and creating forms will also be introduced. Materials will be provided by the instructor.
1.8 CEU. Cost: $400

NCWEB-CS022-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor
Jun 4
Jul 16
6 M 6:30-9:30pm John Paone



Intro to Photoshop CC

Required: Introduction to Windows, experience with word processing desirable.

Let us introduce you to Adobe’s premier image editing application with an emphasis on what you NEED to know about this incredibly robust program.
This course focuses on the tool sets available within the program and provides a hands-on understanding of how to find your way around Photoshop. Image-size,
resolution, selections, layers, dialogs, shortcuts, and basic editing techniques are just some of what will be covered in this course.
Textbook is recommended (not required) and available in the college bookstore.
1.2 CEU. Cost:$280

NCWEB-CS030-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor
Jun 9
Jun 28
4 Tu, Th 6:30-9:30pm Jessica Oliano



Advanced Photoshop CC

Prerequisite: Introduction to Photoshop cc
Apply the tools presented in the Intro to Photoshop CC course to continue on and learn more advanced techniques. Photo-retouching, color correction, advanced layers, masking, channels, and an in-depth look at palettes are just some of the topics covered in this course. Learn to fix photos in postproduction while maximizing efficiency and output. Photoshop is an incredibly powerful application; get the most from it!
Textbook is recommended (not required) and available in the college bookstore.
1.2 CEU. Cost:$280

NCWEB-CS031-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor
Jul 10
Jul 19
4 Tu, Th 6:30-9:30pm Jessica Oliano



Intro to InDesign CC

Experience with word processing desirable.
Adobe InDesign is the industry standard for creating professional-quality, full-color documents, ready for printing, distributing as Portable Document Format (PDF) files, or to Internet-ready XHTML pages. This course will provide a full overview of the program’s capabilities and functionality.
Textbook is required and available in college bookstore.
1.2 CEU. Cost:$280

NCGDS-CS007-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor
Jul 23
Aug 1
4 M,W 6:30-9:30pm John Paone


Intro to Illustrator CC

You don’t need to be an illustrator to learn and use this industry standard vector graphics application. Intro to Illustrator CC provides hands-on understanding of how to find your way around the program while presenting the tool sets available within. Shapes, paths, layers, stacks, swatches, object based creation, document setup, the pen tool, and palettes are just some of what will be covered in this course.
Textbook is required and available in the college bookstore.
1.2 CEU. Cost: $280


NCGDS-CS009-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor
May 22
May 31
4 Tu, Th 6:30-9:30pm Francis Paixão

Advanced Illustrator CC

Prerequisite: Intro to Illustrator

Expand upon what was learned in Intro to Illustrator CC and bring it to the next level. Take an in-depth look at palettes, effects, new dimensional tool sets, and page layout options, while learning to integrate into other applications. Advanced Illustrator CC takes tools and turns them into techniques. Textbook is required and available in the college bookstore.
1.2 CEU. Cost:$280

NCGDS-CS010-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor
Jun 5
Jun 14
4 Tu, Th 6:30-9:30pm Francis Paixão

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) - Complete

Prerequisite: Essentials of HTML

This hands-on course provides the fundamentals and advanced techniques of using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to build and control “responsive” web sites. The emphasis of this course is on using web-standards to build site layouts with CSS (not tables), while creating HTML and CSS from scratch to deliver well-designed, focused content on a variety of media types from desktops to mobile devices.
1.8 CEU. Cost: $415

NCWEB-CS028-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor
Jun 24
Aug 9
6 Tu, Th 6:30-9:30pm Ghani Zahid


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