All Campus-Based Adult Art and Design Classes

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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Graphic design informs, motivates, and inspires. In this class, students will get a quick introduction to the theory and practice of graphic design through presentations and fun and engaging hands on activities.

Thursday
Mar 5 - Mar 12
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Whether you are new to page-layout software or a graphics professional familiar with QuarkXPress or Apple's Pages software, this introductory class will provide the groundwork for creating print-ready documents of professional quality using the Adobe page-layout program, Adobe InDesign.

Saturday, Sunday
Feb 28 - Mar 1
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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Through the hands-on use of Photoshop, students will learn the basics of the application: Using the tool palette and menus and exploring floating panels and their options in regards to each tool. Students will be introduced to the paths, channels, and layers panels. Much of the work will revolve around these features, and a fundamental understanding of these are necessary for any user.

Saturday, Sunday
Mar 14 - Mar 15
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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Get your ideas out of your head and onto the pages of your own multi-page comic book! Students in this class will create original characters and storylines and be introduced to the techniques, materials, and disciplines used to create professional comic art.

Wednesday
Mar 11 - Apr 15
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Printed fabrics surround our bodies with kinetic imagery and adorn the places we live with shape-concealing or revealing patterns. This class explores the role of printed textiles in communicating cultural traditions, political views, and personal identity. Participants will design pattern repeats, and then print their designs on fabric in groups and individually using dyes and pigments.

Saturday
Mar 28 - Apr 18
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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Typography gives form to ideas, organizes information and heightens expression. It can have real-world life-or-death consequences, such as highway signage, or can simply entertain us, as do film credits. In this fast-paced class, students will explore the multiple ways that type can be used.

Monday
Mar 2 - Mar 16
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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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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This introductory class is tailored to those who have never painted and who are ready to take the plunge. Students will use oil paint to learn basic techniques of this expansive medium.

Monday
Feb 9 - Apr 13
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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