Web & Graphic Design

Delaware College of Art and Design
"The instructor was super prepared and went above and beyond to help us learn and understand the subject."
Angela M.
Website Design and Graphic Design

For those interested in visual communication via the web or print, DCAD offers introductory and advanced classes to enable students to keep abreast of the latest technology through small, personalized classes taught by working professionals in each field.  Through demonstrations, discussions and hands-on, project-focused work, students build their creative toolbox.
All Continuing Education students have the opportunity to exhibit their work within DCAD’s Toni & Stuart B. Young Gallery at the annual Continuing Education Exhibition.

Classes are open to the community as part-time, non-degree courses of study.

Join us!  Whether you are interested in sharpening your skills, enhancing your artistic abilities, or advancing your career, we have classes that fit your interests and schedule.  For information, advisement or a tour, contact jcampbell@dcad.edu at 302.622.8867 x.110.


Register online or via phone at 302.622.8867 ext. 110.

Upcoming spring classes include:

ADOBE INDESIGN II
COURSE ID: GD0060
Instructor: Dave Manzolillo
SIX SESSIONS
Tuesday, Mar. 31 – May 5; 6 PM – 9:15 PM
Non-Credit Tuition: $300.00; 2 CEUs
Lab / Material Fee: $35.00
Expand your knowledge of this powerful layout and production tool. Students will learn to create complex multi-page documents utilizing master pages and advanced paragraph and character styles (including the new nested styles feature).  The use of tables within InDesign will be explored to automate design tasks. InDesign’s robust PDF export capabilities, along with its helpful preflight and document packaging functions, will also be explored. Prerequisite: Adobe InDesign I.

ILLUSTRATION WITH VECTOR GRAPHICS:
INTERMEDIATE ILLUSTRATOR
COURSE ID: GD0042
Instructor: Jason Olney
SIX SESSIONS
Monday, Mar. 30 – May 4; 6 PM – 9:15 PM
Non-Credit Tuition: $300.00; 2 CEUs
Lab / Material Fee: $35.00
Build on your basic understanding of Illustrator in this hands-on course. Explore the advanced capabilities of the software by creating dynamic type effects and using blends for realistic illustrations. Learn to integrate illustrations with Adobe Photoshop and web applications through a variety of problem solving exercises.  Prerequisite: Adobe Illustrator I.

IMAGE RETOUCHING & RESTORATION:
INTERMEDIATE PHOTOSHOP (MAC)
COURSE ID: GD0058
Instructor: Jason Olney
SIX SESSIONS
Saturday, Apr. 11 – May 16; 10 AM – 1 PM
Non-Credit Tuition: $300.00; 2 CEUs
Lab / Material Fee: $35.00

IMAGE RETOUCHING & RESTORATION:
INTERMEDIATE PHOTOSHOP (PC)
COURSE ID: GD0055
Instructor: Rob Whitehead
SIX SESSIONS
Tuesday, Mar. 31 – May 5; 6 PM – 9:15 PM
Non-Credit Tuition: $300.00; 2 CEUs
Lab / Material Fee: $35.00
Build on your basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop. Learn to unleash the power of this program through an exploration of layers, masks, paths and channels. Customize the application by combining multiple images from diverse sources.  Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop I.


INTERACTIVE DESIGN: FLASH & HTML5 II
(FORMERLY WEB ANIMATION)
COURSE ID: AN0014
Instructor: Charley Parker
SIX SESSIONS
Wednesday, Apr. 1 – May 6; 6 PM – 9:15 PM
Non-Credit Tuition: $300.00; 2 CEUs
Lab / Material Fee: $35.00
Learn more sophisticated web animation techniques, with attention to issues of timing, easing, encapsulating motion (“symbols”) and the use of simple scripting to control timeline functions. Students will learn, both in HTML5 animations and Flash, how to provide interactivity for linking to other pages and websites and for responding to user input within an animation.  There will also be an overview of the use of HTML5 animation tools to prepare static webpages, and the incorporation of existing HTML elements into HTML5 animations. The course includes discussion of the current state of HTML5 and Flash animation, and potential future trends, including the increasing importance of mobile devices and electronic publishing (“eBooks”).

INTRODUCTION TO VIDEO EDITING
IN PREMIER PRO – NEW!
COURSE ID: GD0085
Instructor: Rob Whitehead
ONE SESSION
Saturday, Apr. 25; 10 AM – 4 PM
Non-Credit Tuition: $100.00
Learn the basics of Adobe Premiere Pro, the industry-leading video editing software, from instructor Rob Whitehead. The one day workshop will give students a sampling of how to edit, manipulate, and export video projects for personal use such as the web or making a DVD video presentation. Topics include working with
imported media, timelines, transitions, and special effects; outputting files to various formats and how to work within the Creative Cloud.

PORTFOLIO WORKSHOP
FOR WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGN
COURSE ID: WD0068
Instructor: Rob Whitehead
FOUR SESSIONS
Monday, Apr. 6, Apr. 20, May 4 & May 11; 6 PM – 8 PM
Non-Credit Tuition: $200.00
In a critique environment, students will develop their portfolio through new web and/ or graphic design assignments to demonstrate their creative and technical skills, ultimately expanding their body of work in order to enhance marketability.  This course is recommended for all advanced Certificate students.

 

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