Design and Digital Media

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This advanced class will explore the features of Adobe InDesign for use in making complex documents such as newsletters, books, or magazines.

Saturday, Sunday
Mar 28 - Mar 29
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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Set aside your preconceived notions of what a map represents and join us in exploring how information–geographic or otherwise–can be organized. In this class, students will be exposed to non-traditional examples of mapping and mapping techniques while working to develop their own system of data in visual form. Think "map as art".

Thursday
Feb 26 - Mar 26
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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In this class, students will learn how to apply visual style, layout, and design to HTML documents using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

Monday
Mar 16 - Apr 13
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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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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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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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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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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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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