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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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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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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The act of drawing from the live human form can feel intimidating. The key to success lies in a sound understanding of the creative problem-solving process, in combination with an acknowledgment and recognition of one's own "creative DNA."

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