Additional courses for the Visual Arts department

View the list of courses available to you as a student of the Visual Arts – Painting department, within the additional skills package, alongside the Personal Development Program.

At the beginning of the course, you will get acquainted with the basic things, such as the appearance of the workspace in Adobe Photoshop CC, as well as the creating of new documents. After that, step by step, you will become familiar with more complex selection, coloring, effects, layers and transformation tools.

You will also learn how to use text import and editing tools, as well as about vector shapes. As you learn, you will also master a number of keyboard shortcuts that will help you become more efficient and quick when you work.

Upin successful completion of the course, you will have acquired powerful and useful tools that will be quite handy for editing 3D art, designing for video and much more that will help you expand your range of options for creative, artistic expression.

The 3d Max Modeling course covers the basic tools for creating spatial models in Autodesk’s 3ds Max software. You will be acquainted with the look of the user interface, as well as with different palettes containing tools for modeling objects and scenes. You will also be introduced to the geometrical sublevels of objects, as well as different tools specific for these objects. This course covers work with 2D and 3D objects that help us create the desired objects and spaces.

The purpose of this course is to enable you for the functional use of Autodesk’s software 3ds Max 2016. With this course, you will also learn how to use the basic tools for creating both simple and complex 3D models, how to work with cameras and the basics of animation, and how to turn a design solution into a 3D model. In other words, to learn the basic principles of polygonal modeling and work with spline objects that we use to create linear drawings we can later turn into more complex geometry.

*Please note: The course is intended for the students of Graphic Design, since the students of Interior Design cover this subject as part of their study program.

This course will teach you all the required techniques and will introduce you to all the tools necessary for working in Adobe Illustrator CC. Thanks to this knowledge, you will be able to express your creativity and present yourself artistically and design-wise by means of drawing vector graphics.

The beginning of the course will serve as an introduction to the basic segments of this software: workspace layout and creation of new documents. You will learn what raster is, the differences between raster and vector graphic and how to resize vector objects without losing on quality. Then you will learn in more detail about the concepts of resolution, RGB and CMYK.

In this course, you will master useful and powerful tools that you will later be able to apply and charge for in the areas of design and art. You will be trained in logo creation, content design and preparing files for print and numerous other tasks that comprise a graphic designer’s job.

In this course, you will have the opportunity to learn in detail all the tools and panels for laying out the pages of a publication. Since the primary purpose of Adobe InDesign CC is to serve as a tool for designing multi page documents, this course will put a lot of emphasis on master pages and various options for fast and easy editing of elements repeated on a number of pages.

In this course, you will acquire the knowledge that you will be able to use in graphic editing of magazines, books, brochures, catalogues and posters. In addition to that, you will learn how to efficiently lay out pages, publish texts, incorporate text and lay it out with other graphic objects on document pages. However, that is not all: you will be able to apply the skills you learned in order to craft presentations designed for mobile and tablet devices, and much more.

*Please note: The knowledge in Illustrator is highly recommended before you take this course, therefore, if your are not already familiar with working in Illustrator, we advise you to first take the Illustrator course.

Introduction to video production contains lessons that introduce the students to the basic principles of video production. You will learn about various occupations in video production and their roles in the creation of a movie of a TV production, from an idea to a finalized production.

In this course, you will learn the basic technology of shooting and editing, various formats and the process of production. This course is the base for the understanding of the processes and the technological requirements that make the creation of a movie or a TV production possible.

The goal of the course is to make understandable the process of production in TV or film production studios, and also to enable you to independently communicate with other participants in production process. The course will provide you with a complete understanding of the entire set of elements related to film and TV video production

Considering the fact that this is a beginners’ course that does not require any background knowledge, in order to facilitate learning the new knowledge, everything you learn here is divided into 9 modules. This way, everyone who wants to master numerous features of this program will be able to do so gradually and without difficulties. In this course, in addition to the Adobe Premiere environment, you will also learn the aesthetics of the audio-video production and post-production.

After going through the lessons and practicing the exercises provided in the course, the student will be ready to independently edit video-material, produce sound at a professional level and create graphics to incorporate it into their projects.

In this course, you will learn all the details required for working in these programming languages, starting from the most basic concepts that will help you acquire a comprehensive notion of HTML and CSS. Understanding these languages will help you learn how the web functions and will provide you with computer literacy, which constitutes the most demanded skill of the 21st century.

Regardless of whether you are a beginner or already have some relevant knowledge, the course in HTML and CSS will provide you with a great background knowledge for learning PHP, JavaScript and other advanced programming language used on the web. In other words, getting to know the languages that constitute the basis of the modern web will significantly facilitate your every step towards the perfecting of your IT knowledge and opening of new professional opportunities.

You will learn how to create HTML tags and pages, what doctypes and all other elements that comprise this language are. After that, you will learn what CSS descriptions are, what they are made of and how they are used. Once you master HTML and CSS, you will be able to create web applications or enter into the code in order to customize or maintain the content of existing websites. In addition to that, you will be able to edit web pages created in WordPress, to stylize marketing emails and much more.

In this course, you will go through the concepts related to the tools available in this software, e.g. its CC version. The bases of these concepts are closely related to HTML and CSS, therefore, in the course of the lectures, you will study and use new approaches of these description languages that make the basis of the entire web. The functionalities you are going to learn are extremely important for the work of every professional, and with the way things are, this is not going to change in the next following years.

In this course, you will master the most modern methods for structuring and creating web pages. The goal is to provide you with the skills that will enable you to independently develop attractive websites, from their starting idea to fully functional projects. After you successfully finish this course, you will be ready to independently apply all the most advanced HTML and CSS techniques and make the right decisions concerning the approach and the mode of creating web sites for the demands of real-life situations.

*Please note: Adobe Dreamweaver CC is the follow up of the course Introduction to HTML and CSS, therefore, we recommend you to first select the latter, and then to acquire the new software knowledge of this course with ease.

In this course, you will learn about what makes an entrepreneur, what dominant traits this personality type possesses and how they think. In this course, you will find out are you entrepreneurial and do your current personality traits and your education match the determined features of successful entrepreneurs.

You will study the role of entrepreneur in various phases of business development and the goal is to acquire an understanding of entrepreneur’s personality and their position, as well as the understanding of the demands they are faced with while managing a company or a project.

In this course, you will study a variety of areas, starting from learning how to even begin working on a project, through learning how to behave in a job interview, at business meetings, business dinners, presentations and many other things. The emphasis is put on conversation and the development of conversational skills.

The goal of the course is for you to learn the vocabulary of modern business, to train you in business correspondence and help you actively participate at business meetings and conferences that require proficiency in English.