All Campus-Based Adult Art and Design Classes

Master craftspeople have been making furniture one piece at a time for centuries. There's just something about these unique works that can't be duplicated in a factory. This introductory class will examine the basic philosophy of contemporary furniture design and construction, focusing on design, drawing, building, and critique.

Saturday
Feb 14 - Apr 18
9:00 a.m.-Noon
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This class, designed for those interested in calligraphy, hand-lettering, and typography in general, will teach students the basics of calligraphy: Writing posture, ink control, and letterform structure.

Tuesday
Mar 3 - Mar 17
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Capture a child's imagination with original artwork while learning the tricks of the illustration trade. During this class, students will explore the wide range of children's book illustration, from traditional to contemporary.

Tuesday
Feb 24 - Apr 14
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Set aside your preconceived notions of what a map represents and join us in exploring how information–geographic or otherwise–can be organized. In this class, students will be exposed to non-traditional examples of mapping and mapping techniques while working to develop their own system of data in visual form. Think "map as art".

Thursday
Feb 26 - Mar 26
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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In this class, students will learn how to apply visual style, layout, and design to HTML documents using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

Monday
Mar 16 - Apr 13
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This class is for anyone interested in a challenging but fun introduction to video production and editing utilizing Adobe Premiere Pro nonlinear video editing software.

Saturday, Sunday
Mar 7 - Mar 8
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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During this digital studio class, students will explore various theories, methods, and techniques for creating innovative, engaging, and marketable patterns using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

Saturday
Feb 28 - Apr 18
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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Studying and drawing a specimen can be an excellent way to research and develop a deeper understanding of flora or fauna. Students in this class will draw from a variety of sources and specimens, including examples similar to those found at the Bell Museum of Natural History and the Como Conservatory.

Tuesday
Feb 10 - Mar 10
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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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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Fashion Illustration is unlike Fashion Design. It is more about conveying a mood or expression of a garment rather then the actual creation and structure of the piece. In this class, students will begin to learn and understand ways of rendering fashion through the study of various methods of drawing and painting, including drawing from the live model.

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