Graphic Design Summer Certificate

Graphic Design Summer Certificate

Graphic Design Summer Certificate: Course Description

Learn Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop in this interactive program for high school students. No previous experience with these applications is required.

Explore key topics in Photoshop including retouching, combining images, preparing graphics, and more. 

Work in InDesign to create page layouts, graphics, and more. Use Illustrator to create graphics.

  • Schedule: Every weekday from 10 am — 1 pm for four weeks
  • Method of Delivery: Live Online. Live-streamed with the ability to ask questions and interact with instructor real-time. If permitted by local health authorities, up to five students can attend in-person in NYC or Boston on a first-come-first-served basis for an additional $200 per week.
  • Prerequisites & Ages: No prior design experience is required.
  • Computer: Live online attendees should have their own Mac or PC. We will assist with any software setup prior to the course.

This course is delivered in partnership with Noble Desktop, a leading design and coding school in NYC with over three decades of experience.

Contact us for more information about this program.

Graphic Design Summer Certificate Course Dates

All classes in Boston and Philadelphia start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. and are led by a live instructor in the same classroom with you. All online classes and NYC classes are also led by a live instructor and run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Course Title Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
Graphic Design Summer Certificate


American Graphics Institute
Live instructor-led class online
2020-05-11 17:31:52 $1,895.00

Graphic Design Bootcamp NYC: Topics Overview

Graphic Design Concepts & Practices

  • Elements of design

  • Typography

  • Color

  • Layout

  • Information Hierarchy

  • Industry standard design apps: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator

Adobe InDesign: The industry standard for Page Layout

  • Create layouts with text, color, and graphics

  • Create multi-page documents such as brochures, books, magazines, and more

  • Prepare files for final output, such as a print or PDF

Adobe Photoshop: The industry standard for Photo Retouching

  • Retouch photos, create graphics, and more

  • Adjust color, contrast, and more

  • Prepare images for use on the web or in print

Adobe Illustrator: The industry standard for Drawing, Logos, and Graphics

  • Create graphics: logos, icons, patterns, packaging, and more

  • Draw vector graphics for web and print

Create a Portfolio

  • Use InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator to produce designs

  • Create projects such as logos, social media graphics, stationery, book/eBook covers, album art, event posters, and email announcements

Prior design experience is not required.

You will receive a comprehensive graphic design workbook from our expert instructors for review and supplementary learning.

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