Design Foundation

Professional Development Certificate

Create complete art and design portfolio pieces focused on the distinct discipline of design through learning design conceptualization processes, skills and techniques in traditional graphic drawing, painting and imagery making. Apply the dynamics of colour field schemes with new mixed media and painting techniques to create strong and dynamic colour images. Study perspective and then directly apply the principles to your visualization sketches and concept planning. This combination of courses will help you acquire skills and ways to focus ideas and clearly communicate imagery using a variety of media.

Instructional Hours

This certificate consists of 84 instructional hours

Admission Requirements

There are no admission requirements for this program.


Course and/or material fees are listed with individual courses and do not include supplies unless otherwise indicated. Fees for non-credit courses and additional fees may be subject to GST.


Professional Development Certificate

Completion Requirements

Courses may be completed individually. Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses, you will receive a Professional Development Certificate.


If you have any questions about your enrolment, or if you would prefer not to enrol online, contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

School of Continuing Education
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