All Campus-Based Adult Art and Design Classes

This studio drawing class is designed to help motivated visual arts students develop exemplary observational drawings for their portfolios.

Thursday
Sep 11 - Nov 13
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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This class is designed to offer a comprehensive introduction to the tools, techniques, vocabulary, and the creative possibilities of drawing. Students in this class will learn the basic elements of drawing, such as line, value, texture, and shape to capture and record the multi-dimensional world and create visually stimulating compositions.

Tuesday
Sep 9 - Nov 11
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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This introductory class is tailored to those who have never painted and who are ready to take the plunge, and for more advanced painters who want to keep their current skills honed.

Thursday
Sep 11 - Nov 13
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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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
Sep 10 - Nov 12
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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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
Sep 13 - Nov 15
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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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
Oct 14 - Oct 21
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Photos and videos taken by camera traps not only allow scientists to study rarely seen species, but they can also provide wildlife photographers and videographers with the means to create mesmerizing images of animals. This class will teach the fundamentals of camera trapping within the historical context of camera trapping dating from the early 1900s to the present.

Saturday
Sep 20 - Oct 18
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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Do you have a fascinating story to tell or know a friend or family member with an interesting history to share? This class will provide you with a chance to preserve that story through the medium of documentary film.

Saturday
Sep 13 - Oct 4
1:00-4:00 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.

Wednesday
Sep 10 - Oct 8
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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It's time to make something new. Photocopy, scan, photograph, trace, light, cut, layer, make prints with your car's tires, freeze a sculpture in a container of milk. Whatever you can think of.

Thursday
Sep 11 - Nov 13
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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