All Campus-Based Adult Art and Design Classes

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.

Thursday
Jun 26 - Aug 14
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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Intended for the studio artist, this class will introduce students to the fundamental principles of color perception and manipulation.

Tuesday
Jun 17 - Jun 24
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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The cyanotype, one of the earliest developed photographic processes, is an accessible option for students interested in exploring alternative photography. In this workshop, students will learn the basic techniques of the cyanotype and create their own with just sunlight and water, while learning a brief history of alternative photographic processes.

Saturday
Jun 21 - Jun 28
9:30 AM-12:30 PM
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A visual identity is more than nice‐looking words on business cards or a website; an effective visual identity can tell a story about a business's working methods and core values. Done correctly, a strong visual identity should be part of a larger communications strategy for getting clients, sales, connections and exposure. This six‐week class will take students through the process of revising a brand and identity, or starting one from scratch.

Monday
Jun 9 - Jul 14
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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Prints and patterns decorate consumer products ranging from wrapping paper to bedding and clothing. This illustration‐oriented class will give students the chance to develop a print and pattern portfolio, as well as learn industry standards for creating artwork for products.

Monday
Jun 9 - Jul 14
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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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. While an MCAD staff member is present to facilitate, there is no instruction provided. / No discounts or coupon codes may be applied to the purchase of a Co-op pass.

Monday, Sunday
Jun 8 - Aug 11
1:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday / 7:00-9:00 p.m. Monday
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This two‐part class will introduce students to the act of drawing from the live human form, which can feel intimidating. This class is designed to make each artist comfortable, confident and enthused—no matter their background.

Thursday
Jun 12 - Jul 10
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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This two‐part class will introduce students to the act of drawing from the live human form, which can feel intimidating. This class is designed to make each artist comfortable, confident and enthused—no matter their background. In this second part of the Figure Drawing series, studio time will be spent covering topics such as composition, perspective, anatomy, and the concept of the critique, as more in‐depth processes are applied to longer poses.

Thursday
Jul 17 - Aug 14
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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This exciting workshop, which will take place at MCAD and at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA), is designed to give adults an organized framework useful for breaking down a work of art in linguistic rationale to help solidify a deeper understanding of what is being viewed.

Thursday
Jul 10 - Jul 10
6:00 PM-9:00 PM
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HTML5 is a modern markup language for a modern internet—the newest version of HyperText Markup Language that developers are using to take advantage of the expansive technologies modern web browsers and devices have to offer. This class will get new and beginning developers oriented in this new coding paradigm, and help get long time developers up to speed on all the changes that HTML5 has brought about in the web development world.

Tuesday
Jun 10 - Jul 8
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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