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Evening Graphic Arts

Location: CTEC


Fee: No cost to high school students; $1,700 for adults.


graphic artsExplore the principles of graphic design and visual communications. Emphasis will be placed on the design process using methods, strategies, and techniques to create original student artwork. Students will apply their knowledge of the elements and principles of design in order to strengthen their ability to visually communicate ideas. We will explore a range of design techniques using various art materials and software programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Certification opportunities are available in this program.


About the Teacher:

Raul Ruvalcaba was born in Los Angeles and taught by his brother at the age of three to draw. His knowledge extends to sketching, acrylic painting, graphic designing, and mixed media. It was again his brother who, upon opening Aruvmen Graphic Design in 2008, introduced Mr. Ruvalcaba to CorelDraw and wider world of graphic design. Since then, he has freelanced for many people and businesses, illustrating everything from children’s books to catalogs to comics.


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