Art & Design courses in Vancouver, Canada

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Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver (VCAD):
Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver (VCAD) is an innovative and dynamic college of creative applied arts. Our small, intimate campus is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, BC, near major bus routes and steps away from the Skytrain. VCAD offers a range of Art and Design diploma programs in fields including fashion, graphic design, interior design, and animation.

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Applied Arts Diploma Programs in Vancouver, BC:

Graphic Design Diploma program:

Photo of Art & Design courses in Vancouver, CanadaIn this program, you will focus on learning techniques used in both traditional and computer graphic design, including drawing, design and color theory, typography as well as the standard software used in the industry.

You will learn to design for publications, packaging, advertising, corporate branding and websites. You will build a skill set that compliments your artistic talents so you can launch a successful career as a graphic designer.

Career opportunities exist in a wide variety of IT and media career fields, including graphic design firms, marketing agencies and advertising companies. Newspapers, magazines, professional printers and web development companies all require graphic designers.

3D Modelling, Animation Art & Design Diploma program:
Learn the tools and develop the skills to succeed in the Computer Generated animation industry, and the techniques used in 3D animation art and design.

Focus on the game development process, including using storyboards, staging scenes and as well as designing game environments and levels.

Learn to design 3D characters and animate them using industry-standard software.

Career opportunities in CGI-based industries include computer animations studios, game development companies, post-production companies, special effects studios.

Career positions include 3D modeler, character modeler, technical artist and junior production designer. Industrial design firms and software producers also require 3d graphics and animation skills.

Fashion Design Diploma program:
This prograImage of Art & Design courses in Vancouver, Canadam will nurture your creativity while providing hands-on training about the tools and equipment used in the industry. You will develop the skills to transform your creative ideas into beautiful garments and accessories so you can change the world through fashion.

You will develop a solid foundation in the fundamentals of garment and apparel design, fashion merchandising, visual display techniques and fashion show. Career opportunities in the fashion industry include junior designers, pattern makers, stylists and wardrobe consultants.

Fashion retailers may also require skilled professionals for positions such as marketing representatives, visual display coordinators and purchasers.

Fashion Design (Specialization in Marketing)
An ideal career path for the fashion-forward or trendsetting individual where you gain a thorough understanding of the practical and technical skills involved in pattern making, garment construction, and apparel production. The last two terms will focus on marketing, business, and fashion show production — including staging and marketing a runway show. 

Apply knowledge and skills resulting from the study of modern fashion illustration, fashion design, design concepts and techniques in the creation of original garments that exceed industry design and quality standards. Understand the relationship between fashion illustration, apparel design and product development and be able to communicate effectively design ideas between various manufacturing, marketing and merchandising components of the industry. Construct and analyze garments so as to comment on the quality of construction, efficacy of the design, finishing techniques, and price point. 

By the end of the program, you will have created a professional portfolio that highlights your unique ideas and concepts, and will help you apply for positions in apparel design, product development, retail management, visual display, and much more.

Marketing and Merchandising for Fashion Diploma program:
Our Marketing and Merchandising for Fashion Diploma program will introduce you to the fundamentals of the fashion industry, design and color theory, as well as standard software used in the industry.

Explore the Canadian retailing industry and learn about marketing, event promotions, visual displays and merchandising.

Career opportunities include marketing, merchandising, public relations and event and promotions planning, advertising, fashion writing, fashion retail, store managers, visual display coordinators and purchasers.

Interior Design Diploma program:
Nurture your creativity through hands-on training, and develop the skills to transform your creative ideas into beautiful garments and accessories so you can change the world through fashion.

Develop a solid foundation in the fundamentals of garment and apparel design, fashion merchandising, visual display techniques and fashion show.

Career opportunities include interior designer, design consultant, project manager, planner, fashion retailer, fashion retail marketing representatives, visual display coordinators and purchasers.

Game Development and Design Diploma program:
Students will acquire a solid foundation in traditional artistic techniques and key storytelling, game design, modeling, game play, and animation techniques. From design fundamentals, color theory to life drawing, students will apply this knowledge to the production and animation of characters, texturing, lighting, design and layout.

Students will be able to apply industry standard software tools and techniques to production processes.

Besides that students acquire important inside knowledge about the industry and the interactive entertainment pipeline during the program. Students will build an industry standard portfolio which helps them jump-start their new career.

Further career Diploma program:
- Visual Effects Art & Design (This program focuses on providing graduates with a solid foundation in the technical and artistic skills needed to be successful in the visual effects, animation, and CGI industries.)

- Mobile Game Development and Design

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Atelier De Bresoles, Montreal
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Located in Old Montreal, Quebec, Atelier de Brésoles offers the most comprehensive instruction in figurative drawing and painting available in Canada. Our program combines precise perceptual training with structural concepts of the body to give our students a thorough understanding of the human form. Our instructors have learned drawing and painting techniques passed down through the academies of Russia, Italy, France, and the United States. We are carriers of a long tradition of figurative drawing, and base our teaching approach on this tradition.

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London Art Portfolio, UK
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• London Art Portfolio provides successful Art and Design portfolio preparation courses and foundation courses in Central London in all areas of fine art and design to students from Canada & around the world - at all levels. We help to prepare you for University applications, professional interviews, or your personal development!

• Prepare for entry to a Masters Degree, Bachelor Degree, Foundation Diploma or Pre-Degree level course in Art and Design.

• We ensure successful placements at all levels, including onto University of the Arts London, UCA & other renowned art colleges & universities in the UK, USA & around the world.

• London Art Portfolio is run by Julia Dennis, a practicing artist with many years of experience in preparing art and design portfolios for degree applications, organising exhibitions and preparing students for interviews.

• Julia has great success in placing British and international students onto the right course, at the right level, at any stage in your career.

• With class size limited to 12 students, we offer a very personal, tailored service throughout the year.

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Conveniently located close to Downtown Toronto (across from Dundas West Subway Station), Art Animation School Toronto is a visual arts school that includes comprehensive programs for those in, or pursuing a career in animation.

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• Animation (Traditional) Intermediate Program 102
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• Illustration Beginner Program 101
• Life Drawing Beginner Program 101
• Life Drawing Intermediate Program 102
• Perspective & Structural Drawing Beginner Program 101
• Perspective & Structural Drawing Intermediate Program 102
• Sequential Art Beginner Program 101
• Storyboarding Beginner Program 101
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