Art and Design Fundamentals
Whether you want to follow in the artistic footsteps of Vincent van Gogh or work alongside animators employed by industry giants like Pixar and Dreamworks, this program will give you a solid foundation in creative art and design and get you started on whatever artistic adventure you choose to follow.
You will experiment with a diverse cross-section of style and media, including drawing, 2D and 3D design, illustration, graphic design, web design, digital photography and multi-media, and portfolio development. This intensive, hands-on experience will allow you to explore a wide range of media, subject, and style to strengthen your creative and artistic talents.
As a graduate, you can enter directly into the second year of Design and Visual Arts or use your portfolio to apply to specialized art or design programs.Apply now!
What's in it for you?
- Exhibiting artist
As part of the program you will have 4D Learning Opportunities where you'll collaborate with students from all Creative Arts and Design programs to create and install a mural in Sudbury that will help beautify a public space. You'll also be able to showcase your artwork in Cambrian's Open Studio gallery located in downtown Sudbury.
Plan your future
Minimum technology requirements
- Regular access to a computer with a reliable Internet connection
- Web cam and headset
- Personal computer
- Windows 8, 8.1, or 10 operating system, (OS 10 preferred) OR
- Apple MacBook Pro 13- or 15-inch with at least 256 GB of storage (2015 or newer) or a 2018 MacBook Air
- Processor: 64-bit Intel or AMD multicore processor, Intel i5 minimum or AMD equivalent
- RAM: 8 Gb minimum, 16 Gb (preferred)
- Storage space: 100 Gb free with minimum 10 Gb for software installs
- Software: Adobe Creative Cloud
Required software will be provided by Cambrian College. Instruction on how to obtain software will be provided to you. Some software that you may access as part of your program may not be compatible with every device. If you have any questions about these technology requirements, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (705) 566-8101, ext. 7303.
For a full list of how your program will be delivered click here.
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
Cambrian College has implemented a BYOD policy to ensure a rich and flexible learning experience. Learn more about BYOD by clicking here.
System requirements for Assistive Technology
To access the widest range of Assistive Technology (AT), a Windows-based computer is recommended.
- Recommended OS: Windows 10 or newer
- Recommended CPU: Intel or AMD multicore processor
- Recommended RAM: 8 GB
- Recommended Storage for Assistive Technology: 8 GB of available Hard Drive of Solid State Drive Space (please note this is not the total drive size and refers specifically to available space needed for assistive technology)
- Recommended Audio: Speakers or Headphones for Text-to-Speech and Microphone for Speech Input
While Apple computers can provide many AT options, some specialized software may not be available/compatible with this platform. Please consult with the Glenn Crombie Centre for further details.