Creative Arts


Darren Weaver

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Technical Instructor in Creative Digital Technologies

Darren has been working at the School of the Arts for well over 25 years and is part of the Creative Digital Technologies and Photography Hub 1 (CDTP).

He specialises in teaching Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop for creative design and print. Darren assists students across the School of the Arts, English and Drama and also campus-wide.

He is also Co-Director of the student’s Lamplight Press with Wim Van Mierlo

Darren teaches students in all years of Textiles (parts A, B & C) and in Publishing (part A).

Undergraduate Modules:

Textiles: Innovation & Design:
 - Design Development for Textiles (Photoshop/InDesign) 

SAB621 - Materials, Processes & Conceptual Application (Photoshop/Illustrator) 

SAB621 - (IDP: Pathway) - Materials, Processes & Conceptual Application (InDesign)

SAC633 - Innovation, Exploration & Invention (InDesign)

SAC633 - (IDP: Pathway) Innovation, Exploration & Invention (InDesign)

EAA809 - Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing (Photoshop/InDesign) 

EAB801 - Text, Editing & Design (Illustrator/InDesign)

Creative Areas of Work & Interest:

Graphic Design: 
Corporate Identity
Logo Design/Branding
Book/Magazine Layout (Design)

Character Design (Conventional & Digital)
Comic Book Layouts (Adobe Programmes)
Wacom Tablet Illustration/Drawing

Publication Design (Conventional & Digital)

Mood Board Presentations
LookBook Design