SUMMER 2022 PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Registration Deadline: June 30, 2022
  • Summer Session: July 11, 2022 - September 15, 2022
  • 10-week courses available on weeknight evenings
  • Individual course cost: $600 - $1040
  • A mix of in-person and online offerings

There's never been a better time to enter the creative classroom! This summer, you're invited to explore art and design courses for adults in Moore's industry-standard facilities. Gain experience and fulfillment in the areas of your creative interests with our qualified instructors. Our quarterly adult programs are designed to prepare you for your creative career and enrichment goals within the fields of art and design.

"My instructor was so patient,  always willing to help, and responded quickly to questions. Honestly, I was extremely nervous, but between the comprehensive recorded Zoom sessions and quick responses, it wasn't as scary as I thought. I ended up enjoying it and learned so much."

— Adult Student

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Digital Design

Get the creative design skills employers are seeking today! Enroll in a noncredit digital design course to add versatility to your professional portfolio and demonstrate a competitive edge.

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COST: $798

DURATION: 10 weeks

SCHEDULE: Mondays from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Photoshop and Illustrator and After Effects, oh my! Adobe Creative Suite provides boundless opportunities for imaginative professionals. In this course, develop proficiency in the basic design tools and protocols of Adobe Creative Suite’s major programs and unlock your inner creativity for personal projects, professional growth and beyond. This course will place combined emphasis on acquiring hardware and software skills with an understanding of design fundamentals in contemporary digital design. Class projects include creating, importing and editing images, as well as text and graphics in a variety of formats to develop a better understanding of computer-aided design, digital workflow and visual communication. If you are interested in graphic design and looking to gain the technical skills to bring your ideas to life, this is the class for you!

Prerequisites: Basic computer and internet navigation skills. 

Please note: this course is intended for students with basic or intermediate experience in the area of Digital Design. This course should be taken as the first or second course in the Digital Design Certificate sequence.

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COST: $798

DURATION: 10 weeks

SCHEDULE: Thursdays from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Develop proficiency in operating Adobe Creative Suite’s major programs, InDesign & Illustrator! Hands-on projects include creating, importing and editing images, as well as text and graphics in a variety of formats to develop a better understanding of computer-aided design, digital workflow and visual communication. Participants learn techniques for developing professional images and communication techniques that convey a message. Learn what it takes to create appealing design works such as logos, patterns, posters, brochures and more!

Prerequisites: Digital Design: Intro to Adobe Creative Suite or equivalent knowledge. Basic computer and internet navigation skills are a must for this course.

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COST: $798

DURATION: 10 weeks

SCHEDULE: Wednesdays from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This course introduces best practices in web and user interface design as well as HTML (HyperText Mark-Up Language), CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and related coding languages that provide the foundation for building websites. Instruction includes the following topics: usability principles, design criticism, grid systems, typography for the web and technical troubleshooting. At the end of the course, students will have generated a site that is based on current professional practices in web design. 

Prerequisite: Digital Design: Intro to Adobe Creative Suite or equivalent knowledge. Intermediate computer and internet navigation skills are a must for this course.

INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Explore Moore's Interior Design Studies Certificate program and view all 8 required courses! Our convenient, fully-online evening classes alternate quarterly and most students complete their certificate within 1-2 years. The easiest way to register is online! Questions? You can reach our team at ce@moore.edu or by calling 215.965.4030.

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COST: $1040 ($520 per credit)

DURATION: 10 weeks

SCHEDULE: Mondays from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This introductory course is designed for aspiring or professional enthusiasts drawn to interior design and architecture who want to refresh or improve their foundational perspective drawing skills for the purpose of interior planning. 

In this course, you will learn traditional drafting and rendering techniques, including space planning, elevation drawings, 1- and 2-point perspective and depicting finish materials. With your classmates, you will explore a variety of media for representing light, texture, color, value and form while developing an understanding of spatial relationships intrinsic to interior design. Throughout this course, you will gain the skills necessary to draw key portfolio pieces and commissioned works for interior designers, design magazines and architectural firms.

No prerequisites.

Please note: this course is intended for students with no previous drawing experience and should be taken as the first or second course in the Interior Design Studies Certificate sequence.

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COST: $1040 ($520 per credit)

DURATION: 10 weeks

SCHEDULE: Thursdays from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This studio course focuses on the fundamental principles of interior design, as well as the responsibilities and business aspects of the profession. Throughout the course, students will engage in hands-on projects for both residential and commercial spaces, and develop visual design skills, such as integrating color, materials and textures into their designs. Topics in this course include core interior design elements, such as scale, proportion, light, space and form, to create functional and expressive spaces with creative design solutions.  

Prerequisites: Drawing for Interiors or equivalent knowledge.

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COST: $1040 ($520 per credit)

DURATION: 10 weeks

SCHEDULE: Wednesdays from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This course surveys surface materials, finishes, products, the dimensions of color and the principles of color relationships that are fundamental for creating interior design solutions. Participants explore characteristics of a wide range of fabrics, wall coverings, paints, wood, ceramic, metal, glass, plastics, carpet and more to learn about their suitability for specific applications and their economic and ecological impact. Materials topics include availability, installation, transition, substructure and code considerations. Additionally, students will design comprehensive color schemes for residential and commercial settings, participants explore how the effective use of color is integral to purpose. Projects include a wide range of approaches and practical applications to develop a thorough understanding of materials and color’s relationship to form, space and light, expressive possibilities and technical knowledge for creative usage based on appropriate selection and methods for evaluating the sustainability of the built environment. 

Prerequisites: Drawing for Interiors and Interior Design Principles or equivalent experience

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COST: $1040 ($520 per credit)

DURATION: 10 weeks

SCHEDULE: Tuesdays from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

NOTICE: A non-Mac PC (ex: Microsoft) is required for all students registered in this course. 

Designed for participants with no or minimal previous AutoCAD or SketchUp experience, this intensive course introduces the general concepts and applications of 2- and 3-dimensional computer-aided drafting (CAD). Using the most flexible and intuitive industry-standard programs, you will develop proficiency in AutoCAD and SketchUp commands, mode settings, drawing aids, shortcuts, drawing basic and complex shapes, dimension drawings, plotting and printing. Class projects will immerse you in a designer’s world as you use this software to draft imaginative spaces 2D and 3D models, architectural drafts and technical drawings. Basic modeling and modification tools will be taught, along with organizing and controlling your model for easy design revisions and client presentations.  

Digital Visualization students will learn the process for drafting interior rooms, elevations, floor plans, furniture plans, sections and details with step-by-step instruction. Gaining experience with AutoCAD and SketchUp is an important step toward a future career as an interior designer, engineer, architect, 3D visualizer or project manager. This course will give you the tools to design in 3D with creativity and confidence.

Prerequisites: Drawing for Interiors and Interior Design Principles or equivalent experience. Intermediate PC  and internet navigation skills are a must for this course.

Is this your 8th and final certificate course? Complete your Certificate Request Form here! 

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COST: $1040 ($520 per credit)

DURATION: 10 weeks

SCHEDULE: Thursdays from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

NOTICE: A non-Mac PC (ex: Microsoft) is required for all students registered in this course. 

Digital Visualization II: Revit students will learn the process for drafting interior rooms, elevations, floor plans, furniture plans, sections and details with step-by-step instruction. Gaining experience with Revit is an important step toward a future career as an interior designer, engineer, architect, 3D visualizer or project manager. This course will give you the tools to design in 3D with creativity and confidence.

Prerequisites: Digital Visualization I: AutoCAD & SketchUp or equivalent experience. Intermediate PC and internet navigation skills are a must for this course.

Is this your 8th and final certificate course? Complete your Certificate Request Form here!

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COST: $1040 ($520 per credit)

DURATION: 10 weeks

SCHEDULE: Wednesdays from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This course focuses on the development of a complex interior design project specific to each student’s interests. Projects incorporate the full range of interior design components and processes from needs assessment and concept development to professional presentation techniques and review. Business methods, budgeting and client record-keeping systems are included. Topics include professional standards and practices, including client relationships and marketing.

Is this your 8th and final certificate course? Complete your Certificate Request Form here!

Prerequisites: 6 or more courses in Interior Design Studies or equivalent professional experience. Intermediate design and computer skills are required for this course. 

 

SUPPLIES AND TECH REQUIREMENTS

Get the right tools! Please see tech requirements for more information. A detailed supply list of required materials is provided by the instructor during your first class meeting. 

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We encourage those thinking about joining our upcoming session to connect with the Office of Continuing Education at ce@moore.edu or 215.965.4030.

ACE Discounts & Credits

We offer discounts and credits for eligible ACE students. You may not register online if using a discount or paying by any means other than credit card. For additional information or any questions, please see Policies & Support for more info or contact the Continuing Education Office at ce@moore.edu | 215.965.4030.

10% Discount

ACE students 62 years of age or older are entitled to a 10% discount with age verification. Discounted registrations cannot be made online.

20% Discount

Moore’s BFA graduates are entitled to a 20% discount. Discounted registrations cannot be made online.

Act 48 Credit

All courses offer Pennsylvania-certified art educators the option to earn Act 48 credit in addition to credit.