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Through lectures, demonstrations, and studio work, students learn to build an original, effective graphic design portfolio to present to potential employers and undergraduate and graduate admission counselors. They refine existing projects and undertake new projects to fill gaps in their portfolios. They conduct research and develop and refine their presentation skills using both digital and traditional paper portfolio formats.

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 7:00pm
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This course is an in-depth exploration of the business of graphic design and related profes- sional practices, conducted through lectures, demonstrations, research, and studio work. Whether you intend to freelance, work in a small boutique office, or design at a large corporation, this course will help you understand what to expect. The course focuses on common design problems, including pricing, estimates, invoices, client relations, and professional conduct. Note: Class price includes a $40 one-time registration fee. Location: Course locations are TBD and subject to change.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 7:00pm
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This course covers the history of graphic design from the mid-19th century through the digital revolution. Influential movements are examined, including arts and crafts, art nouveau, Dada, Constructivism, De Stijl, Bauhaus, Neue Grafik, DIY Punk, and todays digital landscape. Students explore the evolution of the discipline from typesetting to lithography to digital design and investigate the relationship of the graphic design discipline to propaganda, advertising, branding, personal expression, and social change.

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
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Learn design fundamentals and concept develop- ment as they relate to typography, composition, and color. Discover what makes the difference between ordinary images and powerful, effective graphics. Strengthen your design communication skills and develop your style and vision as you transform your concepts into finished design. The class explores the concept of visual communication in terms of the triad of message, form, and audience. Projects focus on the design process of ideation, research, prototype, solution, and reflection.

Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 1:00pm
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Study the foundation of graphic design as a communication tool and learn the importance of graphic design as an informative and promotional presence in commerce and society. What is the designer's role as a communicator and innovator of design? Develop the creative, technical, and business skills needed to reach a specific target audience. Learn the steps to create a project from concept through execution. Improve the visual quality of the final artwork through the use of high-resolution imagery and dynamic composition.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 6:30pm
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In this class, you will learn the fundamentals of graphic design while designing and producing several real-world projects. This intensive class will meet for six sessions. You will be expected to work on design projects outside of class.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 6:00pm
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Java provides an ideal environment in which to grasp the universal concepts of Object Oriented Programming. Use the Java API to create Graphic User Interfaces, handle mouse events & other user input, work with data structures, manage the file system, connect to a database using JDBC, and create dynamic web pages using HTML and JSP. Prerequisite: Java For New Programmers or prior programming experience. Note: Classroom location listings are also posted outside the CAPS office and the lobby of the 17 Lexington Avenue building.

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 6:15pm
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Study the foundation of graphic design as a communication tool and learn the importance of graphic design as an informative and promotional presence in commerce and society. What is the designer's role as a communicator and innovator of design? Develop the creative, technical, and business skills needed to reach a specific target audience. Learn the steps to create a project from concept through execution. Improve the visual quality of the final artwork through the use of high-resolution imagery and dynamic composition.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 3:00pm
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In this class, you will learn the fundamentals of graphic design while designing and producing several real-world projects. This intensive class will meet for six sessions. You will be expected to work on design projects outside of class.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 6:00pm
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Learn The World Standard Image-Editing and Layout Programs for Print Design Taking this class, you can learn the basics and some advanced techniques in digital design using the 3 top Graphics Programs in the Design industry: Adobe InDesign, PhotoShop, and Illustrator. Learn basic design principles of composing graphics on a page and balancing forms to make a pleasing image. Learn how to import and compose layouts with images developed in Illustrator and Photoshop into Adobe InDesign, and then Export them into AdobeAcrobat PDF, JPEG, GIF and PNG formats for use in both Print and Web Design.

Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 3:00pm

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