Surface Design 1 FASH 9291


Our Surface Design 1 course helps you build the basic skills you need to create artwork for use on everyday objects such as gift-wrap, wall coverings, home décor and apparel. This surface design course guides you to seek and document inspiration in order to create original designs. Learn to experiment with manual techniques for mark making and how to use industry standard software to transform your hand-rendered work into digital motifs and repeat patterns. Practice using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to prepare files that can be used to print-on-demand onto a variety of products. This course stresses research methods and challenges your creativity and concept development.


Course Delivery Method:

This is a self-directed online course delivered via Blackboard Learn. Teacher support will be available via email.


You must be computer literate.


You will have the most success in this course if you already have experience with Adobe Creative Cloud applications before you start this course. You may wish to consider our COMP 9591 Introduction to Adobe Creative Cloud course.

Hours and Fees





Course Sections

Delivery Method: Online

Contact Information


Fashion and Creative Arts Department

Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.