How to find me the first day!

Log into Blackboard.

Click the green left menu – Collaborate Ultra

Click Collaborate Ultra – Click to Enter

Click on “Session” for the day of your course (there will only be one)

See you soon!

Adobe software

Hello students,

Each of you in Design Fundamentals (using Photoshop and Illustrator), Intro to Mac Graphics (using Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) and Illustrator 1 (obviously using Illustrator) will be using the Adobe Creative Suite. You will need these programs to be successful in the course. Many of you already have access to them.. if you do not – please see the below image on how to log into the Creative Cloud with your school credentials. Please have these programs downloaded and ready to work!

The college also has laptop computers to lend. They are available on a first come first serve basis. 

For laptops visit the LW Library first floor:


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Hello new and returning students! I’m happy to be back and looking forward to all of our classes this semester.

Art and Design current class blogs at Palm Beach State College – SPRING 2021

If you are a current student, please refer to these sites for our calendar as well as visual references, inspirational links, design tools and most importantly: assignments, requirements and deadlines!

Welcome to Art + Design at Palm Beach State College!
I will be updating this blog with inspiring design posts 2-3 times per week – otherwise, see your class blog for detailed schedules, assignments and tutorials. Welcome to Design at Palm Beach State College! If you are looking for a class syllabus, you can find it on my faculty home page.

The following classes have their own class blog, in addition to this umbrella main blog, to stay posted with: Intro to Mac Graphics, Illustrator 1 and Design Fundamentals.  Stay tuned for more information as the new semester settles in.

VIRTUAL CLASS UPDATE: everything will be here on your class website for the entire course of SPRING 2021. You will work at a self pace, having deadlines posted here, virtual and hybrid critiques here on “Critique Hub”and I will have virtual office hours as well for technical assistance. We will meet on Blackboard Collaborate for our scheduled introduction to assignments and critiques. We will not meet every week, but you will know in advance when our class meetings are.¬†

Email me with any questions you might have about classes, design, anything at all!

Best, Professor Hopkins

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