Fine Arts

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Price: $50.00

Throughout the year, Continuing Education sponsors the Figure Drawing Co-op, open drawing sessions for anyone interested in drawing from the live nude model. While an MCAD staff member is present to facilitate, there is no instruction provided. / No discounts or coupon codes may be applied to the purchase of a Co-op pass.

The Fall session of the Figure Drawing Co-op runs through December 10.

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Figure Drawing Co-op will not be held on Sunday, November 26.

FALL SCHEDULE:

September 10-December 10

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 10December 10Monday, SundayVaried Times

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Erin Sandsmark
Price: $161.00

In this introductory portraiture drawing course, students will learn a variety of skills that will further their understanding of the complexities in depicting the human face and body. Charcoal and graphite will be used most heavily in this course, and students will gain confidence and aptitude with those mediums. Students will learn the importance of observation when considering the human form, and each lesson will be made up of a variety of exercises to help ease the potentially overwhelming subject of the portrait.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 19November 9Thursday6:30–9:30 p.m

Design and Digital Media

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Joshua Namdev Hardisty
Price: $30.00

How does a traditional design studio use Silicon Valley ideas like Growth Hacking and Lean Development to make posters for art exhibitions? What is Product/Market Fit and how does an art school teacher use it to plan assignments?

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
November 9November 9Thursday6:30–9:30 p.m

Design and Digital Media

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: David Farr
Price: $240.00

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom provides both professional and advanced amateur digital photographers with one of the best tools available to manage, adjust, present, and print large volumes of digital photographs. Through the use of demonstrations and hands-on tutorials, students will learn the seven modules that make up the program to become proficient using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom software. By the end of class, they will understand the tools and strategies for creating a digital workflow to manipulate and manage their images.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
November 11November 12Saturday, Sunday9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Design and Digital Media

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Heidi Miller
Price: $1,209.00

Because the outlines of the profession continually change, the graphic designer must know how to integrate an understanding of visual literacy with broad-based cultural knowledge. This seminar examines the theoretical basis of graphic design, defining basic concepts and vocabulary used within the profession, such as information architecture, pattern-recognition, grids, proportion, rhythm, sequence, and gestalt.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 28December 13Monday, Wednesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Sarah Wieben
Price: $403.00

This class is an introduction to the key techniques and objectives of portraiture. Many beginning painters start out learning the fundamentals of painting through working from the still life, but soon have a desire to move onto more challenging subjects, such as painting people. The first step in a successful figure painting is the ability to paint a portrait.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 5November 7Tuesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Design and Digital Media

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Neal Peterson
Price: $403.00

Graphic design is everywhere. From t-shirts to posters and logos to websites, graphic design is used to visually communicate an idea, a message, or a statement. Students in this class will explore graphic design theory and learn to put into practice the concepts and principles of design.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 5November 7Tuesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Michael Gaughan
Price: $403.00

People are drawn to watercolors due to their vibrant, delicate, and luminous qualities. Students in this class will work from observation, photographs, and their imaginations to create translucent works using this versatile medium. Students will learn traditional and non-traditional approaches to watercolor painting, including how to transfer an existing drawing into the base for a painting, and how to execute washes and blends.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 5November 7Tuesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Photography and Filmmaking

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Anna Eveslage
Price: $403.00

The photographic essay has long been a rich and diverse medium. From W. Eugene Smith’s portrait of a Country Doctor in Life Magazine to the fantastic worlds fabricated in Kahn and Selesnick’s City of Salt, the works are as varied as the artists who create them. This course will delve into the narrative potential of combining photographic imagery with text or sound through sequence or time.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 5November 7Tuesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Susan Shields
Price: $403.00

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." To aid in these endeavors, this class balances studio exercises with supplemental discussions, presentations, readings, and a field trip to the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 5November 7Tuesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Cameron Browne
Price: $403.00

Drawing is a skill that anyone can learn! Developing the ability to draw from observation trains the eye and hand and opens a world of creative possibilities. This class is designed to offer a comprehensive introduction to the techniques, tools, and vocabulary associated with drawing as a medium. Students will learn the basic elements of drawing, such as line, value, texture, and shape, while also being conscious of the overall composition of the piece. Perspective and a multitude of visual measuring techniques will be explored as strategies for seeing and drawing.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 5November 7Tuesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Sarah Wieben
Price: $403.00

Learning from the Masters II: The Second Most Influential Painters of the 20th Century is a class designed to take your painting skills to the next level by studying the work of some of the greatest, and most influential, painters of the 20th century. Learning by imitation is a well-established tradition in art education and challenges the student to think outside their own box and painter's skill set. Classroom painting practice will be enriched by art history lessons aimed at deepening our understanding of the artists, their methods, techniques and concepts.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 6November 8Wednesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Photography and Filmmaking, Brand New Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Jason Pearson
Price: $403.00

This course is an introduction to black and white photography as a creative medium. The emphasis is on aesthetic, technical, conceptual and historical concerns in photography. Instruction will include, media presentations, basic camera operations, and image processing skills. The assignments will direct students toward the development of personal expression and seeing photographically. / Facilities fee of $50 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 6November 8Wednesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts, Brand New Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Michael Gaughan
Price: $403.00

This 10-week class is designed to function as a continuation of the beginning level watercolor class, Watercolor Blast. Students will expand upon the skills and experiences previously gained and the class will engage the dedicated watercolor student with a rigorous curriculum with one-on-one guidance. On a weekly basis this class pushes each artist to achieve their own personal next level. By providing a balance between technical sequences and individualized demos, this class cares for the watercolor artist as holistic healthy being.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 6November 8Wednesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Shannon Brunette
Price: $101.00

Drawing from the Collection is a class that will teach students to develop a research-based drawing practice, which will inform and inspire the creative process no matter the student’s profession or experience level. This 5-week course is a way to see and practice drawing from specimens of botanical studies to small animals. The class will visit locations to study specimens and have specimen brought into class to refine observational drawing skills. This course will connect you with your own hand and your own ability to observe and study details of a given subject.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 6October 4Wednesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Design and Digital Media, Illustration and Comic Art, Brand New Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Dana Cheit
Price: $242.00

Designs for T-shirts, home decor items, or party and paper goods are all opportunities for artists and designers to apply illustration to products within the consumer world. This class will highlight methods for designing and illustrating for specific audiences, products, and lifestyles through real-world practices of product designers.Topics covered will include: spot illustrations, repeating patterns, basic typography and design principles, and ideation techniques for simple product design.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 7October 12Thursday6:30–9:30 p.m

Photography and Filmmaking

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Anna Eveslage
Price: $403.00

Used by contemporary artists as a means to explore identity, the photographic portrait has moved away from its commercial roots. People make portraits of their friends and family members not just as a historical record of the individual, but also to push the boundaries of what a photograph can say about its subject. During this class, students will explore the world of contemporary portrait photography. They will be encouraged to practice formulating ideas prior to photographing, while also learning how to constructively critique one another's work.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 7November 9Thursday6:30–9:30 p.m

Illustration and Comic Art, Brand New Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Price: $403.00

Comic book intellectual property (IP) is a creation of the mind, but if you want to be a working artist, then creation is only the beginning. This is a comics course, but this is not about making comics. This class is about what to do with your comic. Students will identify their section of the market and collect data on potential publishers to develop a pitch package. This class will also cover the DIY route of comic production including researching information on printing resources and funding.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 7November 9Thursday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Susan Shields
Price: $161.00

Intended for the studio artist, this class will introduce students to the fundamental principles of color perception and manipulation. As a class, students will discuss the history and science of color and pigment; strategies for approaching color objectively; and its emotive nature and how this can affect comprehension, aesthetic appreciation, and the production of works of art and design. The class will engage in various exercises which will address successful color matching, as well as awareness of inherent interaction between colors.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 7September 28Thursday6:30–9:30 p.m

Illustration and Comic Art

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Alison Nowak
Price: $403.00

This dynamic class will introduce students to illustration materials and techniques, conceptual approaches to image making, and will address practices relating to the business of illustration. Illustration is essential to the success of the editorial, advertising, publishing, and product packaging industries. The creative process will be discussed, from creating initial sketches to undergoing final illustration critiques.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 7November 9Thursday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Mary Leikvold
Price: $403.00

This class is designed for printmakers interested in exploring and refining their creative and technical skills. No beginning instruction will be offered; the class is intended for intermediate and advanced students only. Students may work in any of the following processes, but must be proficient in at least one: screenprinting, relief, intaglio, lithography and/or digital printmaking. Selected demos will be offered, along with individual tutorials as needed. Sessions will also include informal dialogues, large and small group critiques, and studio time.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 7November 9Thursday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Meagan Miller
Price: $403.00

Students in this self-driven class will explore the basics of contemporary furniture design and fabrication. Each student will be able to design and construct a piece of furniture using MCAD’s wood shop. Class discussions will focus on materials, tools, design, and techniques that will aid in the conceptualization and completion of a one-of-a-kind piece of furniture. The 3D shop will be open for students to work on their projects when other classes are not in session.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 9November 11Saturday9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Fine Arts, Brand New Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Price: $202.00

Process and inspiration become one, as students in this class will use physical elements from the landscape to create compelling works on paper. The landscape is not only the muse but also the material as students experiment with a range of techniques such as decalcomania, collage, rubbings and found mark making tools. Students will produce a series of works on paper both in the studio and on location. Sites will range from the Mississippi River’s edge to the urban backyard of lake Calhoun and the pastoral savannah of Theodore Wirth Park.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 9October 7Saturday9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Price: $322.00

Polymergravure is non-toxic, faster, and environmentally friendlier alternative to the traditional copperplate photogravure process. Students will create a black-and-white etched image generated from a photographic transparency and printed on an etching press. Create prints that have the gravity and feel of a 19th century photogravure with the ease of 21st century printing technology!

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 11October 30Monday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Sarah Wieben
Price: $403.00

This introductory class is tailored to those who have never painted and who are ready to take the plunge. Students will use oil paint to learn basic techniques of this expansive medium. The fundamental elements of color, color theory, design, form, and content will be explored through studio work, demonstrations, and slide lectures. This is a welcoming and engaging studio-based class; come ready to paint on the first night! / Materials fee of $5 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 11November 13Monday6:30–9:30 p.m

Pre-College Portfolio Preparation Ages 15-18

Open to students ages 15 and above.
Instructor: Susan Shields
Price: $403.00

_The portfolio is the single most important component of an art school application, and colleges across the nation are stepping up their requirements for admission. Most require several observational drawings, or drawings made from what we see, rather than from our imagination or a photograph. This studio drawing class is designed to help motivated visual arts students develop exemplary observational drawings for their portfolios.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 11November 13Monday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Michelle Lee Lagerroos
Price: $242.00

As computer programs like Adobe Photoshop continue to evolve, the ways to create screens 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. Layers in Photoshop correspond so perfectly with layers in screenprinting! The last four weeks will be in the printmaking studio, where students will turn their digitally-created positives into screenprints.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 12October 17Tuesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Illustration and Comic Art

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Carrie Hartman
Price: $322.00

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. Students will learn what makes a children's book unique; how to communicate through illustration; and how to conceptualize and storyboard ideas. The instructor will also demonstrate a variety of materials that can be used to illustrate a book.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 12November 7Tuesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Design and Digital Media

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Joshua Namdev Hardisty
Price: $30.00

Starting a new creative project is scary. There is no shortage of excuses (many quite reasonable) as to why you shouldn’t start something today—not enough free time; you haven’t researched it thoroughly, you don’t have time, the new season of Game of Thrones finally came in; you don’t have the right tools, or you can’t afford the right tools. Or, maybe, you don’t have a good enough idea yet. For those brave enough to start there’s another problem: you’re terrible. You might be having fun but you’re frustrated by the fact that you’re not as good as you’d like to be.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 14September 14Thursday6:30–9:30 p.m

Design and Digital Media, Photography and Filmmaking

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Erik Johnson
Price: $240.00

Stories shape our culture and define who we are and motion pictures (film and video) are more prevalent today than ever before. Digital video can be an effective medium for delivering, shaping, and sharing stories. This class will provide a hands-on experience with digital storytelling and is perfect for anyone interested in a challenging but fun introduction to video production and editing utilizing Adobe Premiere Pro nonlinear video editing software. Motion picture and sound will be incorporated to produce a digital masterpiece.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 16September 17Saturday, Sunday9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Design and Digital Media

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Debra Lawton
Price: $121.00

In this Design Thinking workshop, participants will explore this creative way of thinking through a hands-on approach. Design thinking is a form of creative and critical action. In order to find the best response to a problem designers go through a series of steps, questioning, brainstorming, researching, prototyping, and refining. This process is a little different than the typical problem-solving process because it is not linear and it encourages trial and error.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 18October 2Monday6:30–9:30 p.m

Design and Digital Media

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Neal Peterson
Price: $161.00

This bootcamp is open to students pursuing graphic design, professionals looking to fine-tune their skills, or hobbyists with a passion for type. In this course, we will explore how typography is used to communicate effectively within the field of graphic design. While building a basic vocabulary of terms and processes, students will exercise different topics ranging from formal usage to typography as art. The primary focus of the course will be creating individual projects through both experimental, analog materials and computer-based typesetting.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 20October 11Wednesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts, Brand New Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Bridget O'Malley
Price: $121.00

This workshop will focus on hand paper making and relief printmaking. The goal is to make paper that is unique in color, texture and shape to each project. The images will be carved on linoleum blocks and printed onto the handmade paper. / Materials fee of $20 and facilities fee of $30 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 23October 7Saturday9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Illustration and Comic Art, Brand New Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Lafe Smith
Price: $242.00

Characters are essential to making a successful story. In this six-week course, students will observe and discuss ways in which creators establish characters in visual media, including film, animation, comics, and games. The course will feature some lecture, discussion of character development examples, writing, reference and drawing exercises, and sharing student work. Production of a final character portfolio will include a brief written narrative and illustrations. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 27November 1Wednesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Design and Digital Media

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: David Farr
Price: $240.00

Through the hands-on use of Photoshop, students will learn the basics of the application: using the tool palette and menus, exploring floating panels and their options in relationship to each tool.

Students will be introduced to the Paths, Channels, and Layers floating panels. Much of the work done in Photoshop will revolve around these features, and a fundamental understanding of these concepts are necessary for any user.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
September 30October 1Saturday, Sunday9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Design and Digital Media Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Erika Hutchings
Price: $806.00

This class introduces individuals with little or no design background to the graphic design practice. Students work both on and off the computer to complete assignments that explore basic 2D communication principles integrating color, shape, texture, typography, and photography to build a visual language. Essential skills in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator that support the task of each assignment will be taught through weekly tutorials.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 2December 15Online - AsynchronousOnline

Pre-College Portfolio Preparation Ages 15-18, Creativity and the Humanities Online

Open to students 16 and over
Instructor: Michaela Chorn
Price: $280.00

The portfolio is the single most important component of an art school application, and colleges across the nation are stepping up their requirements for admission. Most require several observational drawings, or drawings made from what we see, rather than from our imagination or a photograph. This online drawing class is designed to help motivated visual arts students develop exemplary observational drawings for their portfolios.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 2November 5Online - AsynchronousOnline

Interactive Design and Marketing Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: James Johnson
Price: $403.00

This is the second course in the Web Development Basics series. In this course, students build on their understanding of HTML, and use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to create well crafted web pages. Topics include: CSS selectors and properties, fonts and typographic treatment, colors, divs and spans, floats, layout, and positioning. This five week online course is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer; students are assumed to have a strong fluency with HTML.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 2November 5Online - AsynchronousOnline

Design and Digital Media

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Dana Cheit
Price: $242.00

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. Students will learn to use the pen tools, brushes, and apply effects, in addition to how to work with and edit color.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 2November 6Monday6:30–9:30 p.m

Pre-College Portfolio Preparation Ages 15-18

Open to students ages 15 and above.
Instructor: Scott Hochhalter
Price: $81.00

This intensive workshop will provide you with an individualized road map to create a successful art school application portfolio and the experience of creating one portfolio-quality drawing while in a nurturing classroom setting. The portfolio is the single most important component of an art school application, and colleges across the nation are stepping up their requirements for admission. Most require several observational drawings, or drawings made from what we see, rather than from our imagination or a photograph.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 3October 10Tuesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Illustration and Comic Art

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Melodee Strong
Price: $242.00

Fashion Illustration differs from fashion design in that it is more about conveying a mood or expression of a garment rather than about the actual creation and structure of the piece. In this class, students will begin to learn and understand ways of rendering fashion through the study of various methods of drawing and painting, including drawing from the live model. Students will examine and develop the ability to render the figure as well as the fabrics that adorn.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 4November 8Wednesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts, Brand New Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Susan Shields
Price: $242.00

This course pushes the envelope of painting in oils, through the introduction of immediacy to the process. Students will complete a variety of quick exercises or studies, some of which may result in finished work. Experimentation through quick studies is a markedly different process than working over extended periods of time. This course will help students to hone their process, sharpen their skills, and utilize intuition and expressive voice. During the course, students will explore varied subject matter, as well as experiment with color and lighting conditions- all within limited time.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 5November 9Thursday6:30–9:30 p.m

Design and Digital Media

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Joshua Namdev Hardisty
Price: $202.00

It's time to make something new. Photocopy, scan, photograph, trace, light, cut, layer, make prints with car tires, freeze a sculpture in a container of milk. This class will give students a chance to create whatever they can dream up.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 10November 7Tuesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Shannon Brunette
Price: $242.00

This class is geared towards adventurous individuals eager to explore new creative terrain and the art maker who wants to expand their thinking of drawing. The class will consider the criteria for successful experimental work and look at contemporary artists using experimental drawing as their primary artistic practice. Drawing will be considered as a mode of discovery and creativity. Experimentation will be key to exploring the parameters of drawing.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 11November 8Wednesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Design and Digital Media, Brand New Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Cameron Browne
Price: $202.00

Illustration made for a screen has never been more pervasive, especially when combined with animation. This course will involve learning how to make engaging illustration combining traditional and digital techniques to make dynamic, looping images. Students will combine familiar 2D techniques with the basic tenets and techniques of animation. Instructor lead demos will provide the tools necessary for students to make engaging illustrative assets, plan out animatics, and complete quality movement. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 11November 8Wednesday6:30–9:30 p.m

Design and Digital Media

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Joshua Namdev Hardisty
Price: $30.00

Learn a foolproof method for generating ideas—the Bedno Matrix—and put it into action through the creation of hand-made design concepts.

In this fast and fun workshop, you’ll work through a real project, getting research and ideation tips, learning how to combine ideas for unexpected results, and create working prototypes with your bare hands.

By the end you’ll have new ways of working and developing ideas that can be easily translated into traditional design workflows. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 12October 12Thursday6:30–9:30 p.m

Fine Arts, Brand New Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Bridget O'Malley
Price: $121.00

This workshop will focus on designing and binding books with images printed from linoleum blocks. There are so many ways to create books, some very simple styles involve just folding the paper. Some more complex designs require stitching and joining pages together with thread, screws or wire. This class will explore the processes of combining prints into books and portfolios. / Materials fee of $20 and facilities fee of $30 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 14October 28Saturday9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Fine Arts

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Mary Leikvold
Price: $121.00

Making monotypes is work that’s so engaging it feels like play. In this class students learn how to combine printmaking processes with the spontaneity of collage, painting and drawing to create surprisingly vivid and inventive imagery.  Participants create images on plexiglass using ink, stencils, found objects and whatever comes to hand. Using the printing presses the students transfer their images onto paper, modify the original images and print them again.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 14October 28Saturday9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Design and Digital Media

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Price: $202.00

This introductory-level workshop teaches the basic techniques of motion graphics through the use of software utilized by design and animation companies worldwide: Adobe After Effects. Motion graphics is a storytelling platform, a problem-solving tool, as well as playful medium meant to reach a target audience. It is one of the fastest growing fields under the graphic design umbrella and is a successful, cost-effective, and popular communication tool that will enhance any designer's skill set.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 21November 11Saturday9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Interactive Design and Marketing Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: James Johnson
Price: $403.00

This is the third course in the Web Development Basics series. In this course, students expand on their understanding of HTML and CSS, laying a foundation for more advanced development work. Students will build towards professional-grade front-end web development. Topics include: advanced layout and positioning, source control using Git and Github, modular CSS, and basic interactivity with JavaScript. Students complete a large development project for their portfolio. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
November 6December 5Online - AsynchronousOnline