Fine Arts Media and Design:

Visual Design Introductory

Recognition Of Achievement

Welcome to the colourful world of design. Develop your eye for design, your sense for colour, and your flare for drawing all in one program. Sheridan’s Visual Design Introductory Recognition of Achievement program provides you with the foundations to proceed to the Visual Design Interior Decorating program and will help develop your strong visual design approach.

Make meaningful designs. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

For those just entering the program, the recommended introductory course is:

These courses are part of the Visual Design Introductory Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Three (3) Courses

Colour and Application
Course Code:
DESN70026
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Design Basics for Interior Decorating
Course Code:
DESN70025
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Fundamentals of Drawing
Course Code:
DESN70021
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

Related Course(s)

You may be interested in other courses in this field

Curb Appeal: How to Create
Course Code:
ATDN78005
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Decorating for Your Home 101
Course Code:
ATDN78006
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
The Fundamentals of Home Staging
Course Code:
ATDN78004
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
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Program Delivery

This is a part-time program and is delivered via online (asynchronous) and virtual (synchronous) classroom. 

Program Description

Welcome to the colourful world of design. Develop your eye for design, your sense for colour and your flare for drawing. This Recognition of Achievement in Visual Design Introductory provides you with a strong foundation to proceed in our Visual Design -- Interior Decorating program and will position you well to advance in any field that requires a strong visual design approach.

Our three introductory courses cover the basics of Visual Design – colour, drawing, and design. With these three courses, learn the basics of how summarize your design ideas, how to apply colour to your ideas, and finally, how to draft those ideas onto the paper.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Create a variety of design spaces utilizing colour theme, colour scheme, and more 
  • Understand design basics such as colour, texture, pattern, shapes, lines, perspective and more
  • Draw three-dimensional spaces, utilizing sketching and perspective drawing
  • and more!

Colour and design for maximum impact. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

For those just entering the program, the recommended introductory course is:

Visual Design - Interior Decorating Certificate

If you are interested in furthering your education in visual design, our program Visual Design - Interior Decorating Certificate is also available. This program consists of nine (9) courses, including the three (3) fundamental courses part of the Visual Design Introductory Recognition of Achievement. Students will expand on their design skills to include knowledge on creating their own design business, residential space planning, textiles and window treatments, and more. Students who are interested can easily pathway into our Certificate program after completion of their Recognition of Achievement. 

Material Note

Some courses may require the purchase of additional materials. Please see course outline and instructor for details. 

Contact Us 

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or (905) 874-4440.