All Campus-Based Adult Art and Design Classes

Browse all campus-based classes for students ages 18 and above. Select classes also open to students ages 16 and above.

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This advanced class will explore the features of Adobe InDesign for use in making complex documents such as newsletters, books, or magazines.

Saturday, Sunday
Mar 28 - Mar 29
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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This class will focus on the creative possibilities within digital photography. For most teachers, updating skill sets can be a challenge, both technically and creatively, with the evolving state of hardware, software, and students' growing abilities. In this workshop, students will explore the advances made within the two main digital imaging programs: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom, as well as develop creative and engaging assignments for a wide range of high school classrooms.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 22 - Jun 26
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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This class is geared towards adventurous individuals eager to explore new creative terrain and the art educator who wants to expand their thinking of drawing. The class will consider the criteria for successful experimental work and look at contemporary artists using experimental drawing as their primary artistic practice.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 15 - Jun 19
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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This workshop will focus on the mechanical operations of a Digital SLR (Single Lens Reflex) camera, and with those skills, learn how to best formulate projects and assignments for high school students.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 15 - Jun 19
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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Produce your own prints in MCAD's beautiful and expansive printmaking studio and spend a week of your own studio time on technical investigation and personal exploration. This week-long workshop for art educators will include demonstrations of intaglio, embossing, collagraph, and monotype printmaking techniques.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 22 - Jun 26
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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This class will help students to explore and develop their personal drawing practices, informing and inspiring the creative process no matter their profession or experience.

Tuesday
Mar 17 - Apr 14
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Throughout the year, Continuing Education sponsors the Figure Drawing Co-op, an open session for anyone interested in drawing from the live nude model.

Monday, Sunday
Jan 25 - May 11
1:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday / 7:00-9:00 p.m. Monday
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This class is designed to offer a comprehensive introduction to research and writing techniques for artists. Through lecture, discussion, collaboration, and sharing, students will explore creative ways to advance and promote their art practice–from residency opportunities to using social media for promotional purposes.

Saturday
Feb 28 - Feb 28
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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This class serves as an introduction to ceramic shell bronze casting. Studio time will be supplemented by hands-on demonstrations of mold-making (plaster and rubber molds), wax-working and spruing, and gating.

Wednesday
Feb 11 - Apr 15
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This class is designed to offer a comprehensive introduction to the tools, techniques, vocabulary, and the creative possibilities of drawing.

Tuesday
Feb 10 - Apr 14
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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