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Graphic Design Bootcamp in California
The Graphic Design Bootcamp at American Graphics Institute provides hands-on experience with the modern digital design tools used by graphic designers. Learn the graphic design process and new skills with tools such as InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Apply techniques through hands-on work offered in small group classes with a live instructor. The graphic design bootcamp is limited to 10 students per class, allowing you to receive personalized attention and to work collaboratively with instructors. The individual courses are also available, for this see the available graphic design courses.
The Graphic Design Bootcamp provides a foundation in graphic design tools and processes. Learn to create illustrations, retouch images, and create layouts. Discover how to build designs for digital and print formats. You can attend the Graphic Design Bootcamp online or in-person in Boston. Both formats provide classes led by live instructors. You can start your Graphic Design Bootcamp at any time.
What you learn in the Graphic Design Bootcamp
- Discover graphic design principles that apply to all creative work
- Gain expert-level skills with professional design tools
- Learn to edit and retouch images using Photoshop
- Create compositions that assemble many images into one
- Build images and illustrations for use online, in social media, or print
- Assemble flyers, brochures and newsletters with InDesign
- Create logos, illustrations, and charts using Illustrator
What’s included with the Graphic Design Certificate
- 86 hours of live instruction
- All books and lesson files, including AGI’s proprietary curriculum
- Retake any course for a full year at no cost
Ways to attend the Graphic Design Certificate
- Live online from your home or office from any location,
- Live in-person at AGI’s classroom in Boston
- Hybrid, attending some classes online and others in-person
Difference between Graphic Design Bootcamp and Graphic Design Certificate
The Graphic Design Bootcamp is focused on teaching tactical skills while the Graphic Design Certificate is designed for those wanting to learn graphic design skills and take advantage of job placement assistance that is included with the certificate program. The Graphic Design Certificate is a better choice for those wanting to receive assistance with job placement, while the Graphic Design Bootcamp includes many of the same classes, without job placement assistance and mentoring.
Popular Graphic Design Bootcamps in California
Graphic Design Bootcamp - Full Time or Part Time
Clock Hours: 100
Weeks: 4 (full-time)
Course Days: Monday through Friday.
Format: Live online or in-person.
Next Start date: Rolling admission, with new sections starting monthly.
Location: Live online or in-person at American Graphics Institute's Boston, MA location.
Part time option: Schedule more or fewer classes each month, depending upon your schedule. Complete within12 months.
Enrollment and Tuition for Graphic Design Bootcamp - Online or In Person
Admission for the Graphic Design Bootcamp is rolling, with registrations accepted at any time. You can start your registration online by clicking the Register option on this page, or call to speak to an admissions representative at 781-376-6044.
Tuition for the Graphic Design Bootcamp program is $3,484. Payment plans are available; call or submit an inquiry for details.
Graphic Design Bootcamp Discount
The tuition for the graphic design bootcamp includes a discount of more than $1,800 compared to registering for the same courses individually. This discount is reflected in the tuition price.
Courses in this Bootcamp
Course information for the Graphic Design Bootcamp in California
Fundamentals of Graphic Design Course
Learn design concepts and principles to increase your confidence in designs that you create while making certain they follow best practices and principles in this intensive graphic design course. Discover how guidelines and theories impact layout, type and color in this one-day graphic design course that teaches fundamental skills that are practical for users across various roles and functions.
Adobe Illustrator Class - Introduction
In this introduction to Adobe Illustrator class, you discover the tools that help you create professional quality artwork and illustrations. This Illustrator course introduces you to the workspace, methods for drawings using the pen and shape tools, and additional options for working with color and text. You also discover how to use layers so that you can maximize your productivity right away. This Illustrator course is for beginners who are new to the application or for those who have experience but have received no formal Illustrator training. Whether using Illustrator for graphic design, creating logos, icons, or user interfaces, this Adobe Illustrator training is a good starting point.
Adobe Illustrator Class - Advanced
In this advanced Adobe Illustrator class discover how to take advantage of symbols, effects, styles, and transparencies along with advanced drawing and blending techniques. This Illustrator course covers advanced design techniques for creating artwork with more impact, while using the tools to work more efficiently. This class is for those who have completed the introductory Illustrator training or have a complete understanding of all topics covered in the introduction to Adobe Illustrator course.
Photoshop Training Class - Introduction
This introductory Photoshop class teaches foundation skills for working effectively and creatively. Learn to be more productive and to create higher quality images efficiently. Gain skills for editing, retouching, and enhancing images. Learn how to make selective changes, color correct, and retouch your images using Photoshop. Whether learning Photoshop for graphic design, marketing, or digital imaging, this class is a great starting point. This Photoshop course is led by a live instructor, as are all classes at American Graphics Institute.
Photoshop Class - Intermediate
This intermediate Photoshop class covers more advanced use of Photoshop's tools, filters, and layers used to create complex graphic designs and digital images. Discover how to take advantage of a comprehensive range of creative effects. Learn to improve efficiency through the use automation features, such as actions, buttons, smart objects, and Photoshop's artificial intelligence capabilities.
InDesign course - Introduction
In this introductory InDesign course learn to create professional designs such as flyers, brochures, marketing sheets that can be shared in print or as PDF. In this InDesign course you'll discover how to efficiently create documents using advanced typographic controls and intuitive graphic features. You will also discover techniques that will help to make your InDesign publications look polished and professional. This course is suitable for those working in marketing, communication, graphic design, publishing and other roles where there is a need to create professional publications.
InDesign Course - Intermediate
This intermediate InDesign course helps you to work more efficiently and build more complex documents. Learn to work with longer documents, create books, discover advanced typography, color controls, snippets and libraries in this intermediate InDesign class. Become an expert at using styles to efficiently apply consistent formatting to text and images across documents, automating repetitive work while keeping documents looking professional and consistent. This class also teaches advanced methods for working with tables along with efficient ways to import, format and manage graphics with skills that help graphic designers, publishers, and digital marketers to efficiently create documents and publications.
Digital Imaging Project
This course consists of a practical graphic design project in which students apply the design skills they have learned into a project that is selected by the student and reviewed by their instructor. The graphic design project starts with planning, meeting with the client, creating a creative brief, developing the product, client review and feedback, final delivery, and project review by their peers and instructor. This graphic design course is available as part of the Graphic Design Certificate program.