Our classes in computers and web design help artists combine their artistic and technical talents to develop practical skills in high demand. Basic web classes introduce you to the steps to effective web design and the use of HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, and Fireworks to construct a site. Basic design classes focus on core principles and methods, typography, and the use of color in digital design. Learn how to use Photoshop to enhance pictures, Illustrator to create graphics, Flash to develop web animations, and InDesign to put them all together with text. Master the use of WordPress to design a traditional-looking site and manage its content. Our instructors are successful designers with experience in teaching others how to use computers to create good web designs. Capitalize on your talents and enhance your skills by enrolling in one of their classes today.
Are you looking to gain new skills for personal and professional development? Join us for our Certificate Open House on Monday, Decem... More »
Getting started with a new training program can be a challenge because you may not have enough information to decide your first step. Find a... More »
This course is designed for artists interested in color theory fundamentals and the practical application of color in graphic design. Learn ... More »
Be on the cutting edge with a skill set for tomorrow’s designers. Learn how to use CSS to animate your web page. CSS Transitions add effec... More »
Formerly Designing Effective Websites. Explore the planning and design phase of creating a user-focused site. This course pcovers the steps ... More »
Learn the process of building a website and the various tools you can use. In this class you will explore the planning tools, text editors, ... More »
This course is designed for writers who want to learn how to write effective web content. Students will learn how to focus on the reader, se... More »
Use the latest version of HTML to create the content of a web page with text, images and hyperlinks. Then enhance the look and feel of your ... More »
Build on the skills learned in HTML and CSS: Level 1 to develop more advanced web pages. You'll explore additional features for creating web... More »
Illustrator is a powerful vector illustration tool used to create artwork for the Web and print media. Topics: creating and editing shapes, ... More »
Illustrator is a vector-drawing environment for creating graphics that scale across media. Capture your vision with shapes, color, effects, ... More »
InDesign is the benchmark tool for producing print-based brochures, flyers, business cards, or newsletters at your home or office. Topics in... More »
This course is designed for those already familiar with the basic functions covered in the InDesign CC Level 1 class. Topics include interac... More »
Photoshop offers an impressive array of tools for editing digital photos, scanned photographs and creating photorealistic images. This is an... More »
This course builds on the basic skills covered in the Photoshop: Level 1 class. Topics: using Adobe Bridge, processing images with camera ra... More »
Skilled web designers are adept at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of r... More »
This course is designed as an introduction to web page scripting for the designer. Students will learn how and when web page scripting is us... More »
If you build it, will they come? This class will outline what you can do to help people find your website. Discover the steps you can take t... More »
This boot-camp style, project-based class simulates the work of the design team in implementing user experience design principles when plann... More »
Study the current guidelines and requirements for making a website accessible to users with disabilities. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation ... More »
Use proven methods to evaluate the success of your website and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Apply relevant data to streamline your... More »
This class focuses on optimizing graphics for effective and efficient presentation on a website. Optimization techniques include selecting a... More »
WordPress is a free and open source online application used by professional designers to create websites. Though it is commonly used to writ... More »
This last required class in the Web Design Certificate Program helps prepare students for their final presentation. Combine all the elements... More »
One of the things I’m most thankful for was being let go from my first position. That was a key catalyst for my professional growth. Read more. . .
Former Continuing Ed student Robin Avni cited our software training as a key driver in her career transition from print designer to digital media strategist. Read more. . .
Former Microsoft program manager John Pennock chose Bellevue College to get the business and tech training needed to launch two tech startup firms. Read more . . .