Art and Design Fundamentals (AFPG)
Ontario College Certificate | 2 semesters | Barrydowne
Whether you want to follow in the artistic footsteps of the artists of the Modernist movement or work alongside animators employed by industry giants like Pixar and DreamWorks, this program will give you a solid foundation in creative arts 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.
1 year – 2 semesters
Experiment with a diverse cross-section of style and media, including:
2D and 3D design
Digital photography and multimedia
Upon graduation you will have created a portfolio that encompasses a wide-range of visually stimulating pieces
4D Learning Opportunities
Art installations – You'll have the opportunity to 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.
For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:
Any grade 12 English (C), (U), or (M)
This program will be delivered in the following terms:
Fall Term Start
For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the 2017-18 Academic Schedule which will be posted on our website in early 2017.
Program of Study
|AFP 1100||Ideas Imagery||3|
|AFP 1105||Design Fundamentals||3|
|AFP 1110||Colour and Design||2|
|AFP 1120||Fundamentals of Drawing||3|
|AFP 1125||Fine Art Studio 2D||3|
|AFP 1130||Introduction to Art History||2|
|AFP 1135||Introduction to Digital Photography||3|
|COM 1001||Media Communication||3|
|The following General Education course:||3|
|Introduction To Sociology||3|
|AFP 1000||Art Technology||2|
|AFP 1200||Life Drawing||3|
|AFP 1205||Drawing from your Imagination||3|
|AFP 1210||Applied Colour||3|
|AFP 1220||Intro to Digital Multimedia||2|
|AFP 1225||Analytical Drawing||3|
|AFP 1230||Fine Art Studio: 3-D||2|
|AFP 1235||Graphic Design Studio||3|
Tuition and Ancillary Fees
Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.
Books & Supplies
The cost of books and supplies for Year 1 is approximately $750. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.
Furthering Your Studies
Graduates of Art and Design Fundamentals can continue their studies and enter directly into the second year of the Design and Visual Arts program.
Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.