All Campus-Based Adult Art and Design Classes

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 11 - Apr 15
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This class will help students develop a comprehensive approach and a means for understanding, defining, making, and interrogating their newly developed practice of intaglio printmaking.

Saturday
Feb 14 - Mar 21
9:00 a.m.-Noon
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In this class, students will be introduced to basic web design principles with the objective of building a well-performing site using online tools and resources.

Thursday
Feb 12 - Apr 16
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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Are you an illustrator or illustration student who needs to improve their skills with water-based media? This is the class for you.

Wednesday
Feb 11 - Apr 15
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Do you enjoy DIY projects? Why limit yourself to paper purchased at the store? In this class, students will be able to make their own handmade paper from start to finish, resulting in a beautiful book entirely their own.

Saturday
Feb 28 - Mar 14
9:30 a.m.-12:30 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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For photographers, light is the active medium–every adjustment to aperture, shutter speed, or sensitivity modifies how the camera interprets light. It is this that informs, obscures, and molds the creative qualities of photographs. In this class, students will explore the principles and practices of controlling natural and artificial light. 

Monday
Feb 23 - Apr 13
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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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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