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.

This class is designed to provide students with the fundamental tools necessary to render the challenging, yet infinitely rewarding subject of the human figure.

Tuesday
Feb 10 - Apr 14
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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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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The goal of this class is to both reinforce the basic skills and concepts learned in Beginning Painting, as well as to inspire and direct the student in the further development of their oil painting practice.

Wednesday
Feb 11 - Apr 15
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This class, ideal for those who work in both print and on the web, will cover concise, straightforward instruction on how to get started with Adobe Illustrator and how to work toward the creation of images and text with more sophisticated tools and techniques.

Monday
Feb 9 - Mar 9
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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This class will provide an introduction to digital photography, spanning the features of a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera, to the techniques of exposure and composition. 

Wednesday
Feb 11 - Apr 15
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Graphic design is everywhere. From t-shirts to posters, traffic signs to logos, graphic design is used to visually communicate an idea, a message, or a statement. Students in this class will explore graphic design as a practice and learn to put to work the concepts and principles of design.

Wednesday
Feb 18 - Apr 22
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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If you love printmaking, you'll love this class. It offers intermediate and advanced printmakers the chance to work in an open and collaborative learning community with instruction from a skilled printmaker, while using some of the best printmaking facilities in the Midwest.

Thursday
Feb 12 - Apr 16
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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