Tap into the designer in you!

Design your own posters, website, jewelry, and other products by learning the latest design programs and printing options. Take classes at our Baltimore FAB Lab (Catonsville Campus) and produce your own laser-cut jewelry on our state-of-the-art laser printers, design new promotional material for your business or community center, or enhance your skills and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programs.

Design Courses

Adobe Lightroom: Editing, Managing and Printing

Enhance, organize, and share your photos with Lightroom. Adobe Lightroom has become an essential part of digital photography workflow. The program facilitates easy organization of you images as well as editing manipulation. This course will concentrate on managing the library and developing modules.

Basic Video Editing with iMovie for iPhone & iPad

Create and edit your own videos. Learn to slice, cut and combine the best scenes; add music, text and other elements effectively; and, format and share videos with ease. Bring your own iPhone or iPad device with iMovie application, charger and pre-shot video footage.

Book Illustration

Make your drawings into illustrations by learning the art of visual storytelling. Use traditional and digital drawing techniques to create an illustrated story. Discuss a variety of illustrative approaches and traditions, including graphic novels, comics and visual journalism.

Editing and Printing Your Digital Photos

Learn to edit and print photos taken by a digital camera. Review the fundamental skills of basic digital camera operation including camera composition, lighting and framing.

Intro to Graphic Design

Make a poster, advertisement, flyer or logo for your small business or community event. Designers are changing our visual world and you can learn to use the latest design programs, including Adobe Illustrator and InDesign. Build your own website to post your art work.

Laser Cut Jewelry: Design and Production at the Fab Lab

Produce your own jewelry with our laser-cutting tools. Bring a drawing, digital design or 3D mock-up of your jewelry design and have a final laser cut product by the end of the class! The technicians will give you a basic overview of design programs and FAB Lab printers. Materials fee varies depending on the size and material of designs (wood, leather, plastic).