All Campus-Based Adult Art and Design Classes

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 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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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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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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