Design and Digital Media

This introductory-level class teaches the basic techniques of motion graphics creation through the use of programs utilized by design and animation companies worldwide: Adobe AfterEffects.

Saturday
Sep 13 - Nov 15
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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Whether you are new to page-layout software or a graphics professional familiar with previous version of InDesign or QuarkXPress, this class will provide the groundwork for creating print-ready documents of professional quality using the Adobe page-layout program, Adobe InDesign.

Saturday, Sunday
Sep 27 - Oct 5
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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Do you enjoy taking digital photographs, but would benefit from learning how to enhance them in order to achieve a truly eye-catching version of your image? Or, would you love to preserve your old photographs while also improving their quality? This class will teach digital photographers who have little or no previous experience in Adobe Photoshop how to use this powerful software to improve photos or scans of older images quickly and easily.

Saturday, Sunday
Sep 13 - Sep 14
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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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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Design is all around you—from your sneakers to the bus routes, even the way you think! Dive into the world of design thinking, a mindset that's founded on the belief that we all can create impact. This workshop is built on basic human-centered pillars: Problem solving, experience, collaboration and optimism.

Saturday, Sunday
Oct 4 - Oct 5
9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (with a half-hour lunch)
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As computer programs like Adobe Photoshop continue to evolve, the ways to create positives for printmaking become almost limitless. This hands-on class will start in the computer lab, where students will learn techniques for image creation, set up print-ready files, and make positives for their prints.

Saturday
Oct 11 - Nov 8
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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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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HTML5 is a modern markup language for a modern internet—the newest version of HyperText Markup Language that developers are using to take advantage of the expansive technologies modern web browsers and devices have to offer. This class will get new and beginning developers oriented in this new coding paradigm, and help get long time developers up to speed on all the changes that HTML5 has brought about in the web development world.

Monday
Sep 8 - Oct 6
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This class is for both creative professionals and hobbyists who want to explore ways to bring the energy and expression of illustration to their typographic work. Methods will include both hand-rendered lettering techniques and computer-aided production.

Thursday
Sep 11 - Nov 13
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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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
Oct 13 - Nov 10
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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