Graphics Program

Screen Printing Student

The Graphics program is designed to prepare students for certificates in Graphic Communications, Graphic Design, Computer Graphics, and Illustration fields. Training is provided in both theory and practical skills. Directed skill development is stressed in the following areas of study: Computer Graphics (computer art and layout), Graphic Communications(printing), Graphic Design(design and art production), and Illustration/Animation(Advertising and editorial art).

Computer Graphics Certificate Program

This program is designed to prepare students for employment in the computer graphics fields. This program relies heavily on a basic understanding of graphic design and/or graphic communications principles as they relate to industry standards. Students are encouraged to adhere to electives noted for a rounded educational experience. Some of the careers that are found in the computer graphics field are: computer graphics artist, desktop publisher, prepress technician, computer animator and multimedia producer.

Graphic Communications Certificate Program

This program option prepares students for careers typically found in the graphic design field, such as art director, graphic designer, production artist, animator, illustrator, computer graphic designer package designer, production designer, airbrush artist or lettering/calligraphy artist.

Graphic Design Certificate Program

This program option prepares students for careers typically found in the graphic design field, such as art director, graphic designer, production artist, animator, illustrator, computer graphic designer package designer, production designer, airbrush artist or lettering/calligraphy artist.

Illustration/Animation Certificate Program

The Illustration/Animation Certificate Program prepares students for careers in animation and in editorial illustration such as magazine, book illustration, medical illustration, and marine illustration or in advertising illustration such as product illustration, poster art, tee-shirt and decal art.

For more information, please contact our staff below.

Christopher Claflin View profile information for Christopher Claflin
Department Chair
Graphics Design/Communications Instructor
(949) 582-4626

Karen Taylor View profile information for Karen Taylor
Graphic Communications Instructor
(949) 582-4696

Willie Baldwin View profile information for Willie Baldwin
Lab Technician/Instructor, Graphics
(949) 582-4697

 

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Computer Graphics

Graphic Communications

Graphic Design

Illustration-Animation