Winter and Spring 2021 continuing education classes are being taught remotely. Studio classes have live remote meetings. Basic requirements to take a class are an internet connection, computer, and an internet linked camera (like a cell phone). Most classes will be hosted through Zoom or MassArt Moonami. For specific course requirements, contact the CE office at ce@massart.edu or your instructor.

Graphic design touches the lives of every person. It is central to how we construct and convey meaning. Gain a robust working knowledge of print design, information design, branding, and dynamic media (user experience design).

Students are introduced to visual principles, as the basis of graphic design communication, and elements and issues of visual language. The course covers the manipulation of graphic form to convey meaning, strategies for idea generation and development of unique concepts, and the designer’s role as visual storyteller. Prerequisites: drawing skills, … Read more

Start Date

01/25

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

05/10

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Interactions are a core part of our everyday experiences. We interact with the world, each other, and with dynamic systems. This class explores the design process, prototyping, and evaluation of interactive experiences. Through project-based curriculum, students are exposed to various dimensions in design of interactive experiences, including user experience, information … Read more

Start Date

01/25

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

05/10

Faculty

Alexandra Candelas

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Students apply typographic principles to communication design projects of moderate complexity. They strengthen skills in building typographic relationships and detail, creating sophisticated typographic layouts, including dynamic use of the grid, and employing type use and choice for creating expressive, conceptually based, typographic design. Prerequisites: Foundations of Graphic Design, Typography, and … Read more

Start Date

01/26

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/04

Faculty

Sara Eisenman

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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An introduction to the planning, organizing, designing and building usable, accessible and beautiful web sites using industry-standard design methods and modern, semantic development techniques. Students are exposed to a user-centered design process that will aid them in balancing aesthetics with user experience. Participants learn to build their designs for the … Read more

Start Date

01/26

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/04

Faculty

Saul Baizman

Time

6pm–9:30pm

Credits

3

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This course is an exploration of how typographic techniques and principles are used for effective visual communications through professional typesetting, typographic layout, and expressive use of type. Students build skills for creating cohesive typographic systems, information hierarchy, and typographic grids. Prerequisites: drawing skills; for Graphic Design Certificate Students, Foundations of … Read more

Start Date

01/27

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

05/05

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Discover the synergy between Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign with course work based on a real-life project. Each program is approached as a specialized tool: Illustrator for digital illustrations and web graphics; Photoshop for editing images and creating special effects for web, broadcast, or print design; InDesign as a desktop … Read more

Start Date

01/27

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

05/05

Faculty

Jason Fairchild

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Students apply skills for concept development, visual design, and user-centered thinking to design projects of moderate complexity for both print and interactive media. Prerequisites: Graphic Design 1, Intermediate Typography; students should also have completed Interaction Design (or be taking it at the same time) or have some background in User … Read more

Start Date

01/28

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

05/06

Faculty

Damon Jones

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Students are encouraged to develop a unique personal voice while effectively solving the needs of client and audience. The emphasis is on critical thinking, concept development, and research and marketing methodologies. Prerequisite: Graphic Design I and II. (Graphic Design students: Intermediate Portfolio required.) Please bring your portfolio and resume to … Read more

Start Date

01/28

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

05/06

Faculty

Robert Davison

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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This is a very fun, enriching, and smart way to invest in your future. This class is designed around YOUR needs and respect is given to your workflow. We take a thoughtful approach to solving problems, and learn how to build images in an intelligent way. Adobe Illustrator is the … Read more

Start Date

03/06

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

03/13

Faculty

Andreas Randhahn

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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Thinking about a career in graphic design? Do you currently “dabble” in graphic design for personal projects? Have you found yourself designing flyers, webpages, brochures or other graphic design work professionally without any design training? This one-day workshop is specifically targeted for those with no graphic design background, to understand what makes a design “work” visually … Read more

Start Date

03/13

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

03/13

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

9am–4pm

Credits

0

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It can take many years to master the craft of professional typesetting and layout using digital fonts, but in this one-day course, you can learn enough to improve your skills for designing with type substantially and gain insight that will allow you to see type from an expert’s point of view. This workshop will … Read more

Start Date

04/10

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

04/10

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

9am–4pm

Credits

0

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Invest in your personal or professional growth. Both Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop are fantastically powerful programs—but radically different. Join us for 2 consecutive Saturdays to learn best practices for each program, and then see how they can work together in harmony. You’ll learn how to properly use the pen … Read more

Start Date

04/24

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

05/01

Faculty

Andreas Randhahn

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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