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This class is designed to offer a comprehensive introduction to research and writing techniques for artists. Through lecture, discussion, collaboration, and sharing, students will explore creative ways to advance and promote their art practice–from residency opportunities to using social media for promotional purposes.

Saturday
Feb 28 - Feb 28
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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Students in this class will have fun while learning the challenging skill of drawing from observation.

Short drawing exercises will give students the confidence and ability to tackle more finished works of art. Lessons will incorporate a variety of materials and genres such as still life and portraiture.

Saturday
Mar 21 - Apr 18
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Developing and creating compelling, unique characters that stand out from the crowd is key to success in the comic arts, animation, and graphic design fields. In this class, students will learn the techniques used to design characters, participate in character development exercises, and complete assignments leading to the creation of original characters, both major and incidental.

Saturday
Feb 14 - Mar 14
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Black and white, or silver gelatin, printing is only one of the many processes artists use to create photographic images. There are many other methods used today, and some have been used for hundreds of years. Students in this class will experiment with alternative techniques such as cyanotypes, photo-montage, transfers, and photograms.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 23 - Jun 27
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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This class will focus on the creative possibilities within digital photography. For most teachers, updating skill sets can be a challenge, both technically and creatively, with the evolving state of hardware, software, and students' growing abilities. In this workshop, students will explore the advances made within the two main digital imaging programs: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom, as well as develop creative and engaging assignments for a wide range of high school classrooms.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 22 - Jun 26
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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This class is geared towards adventurous individuals eager to explore new creative terrain and the art educator 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.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 15 - Jun 19
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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This workshop will focus on the mechanical operations of a Digital SLR (Single Lens Reflex) camera, and with those skills, learn how to best formulate projects and assignments for high school students.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 15 - Jun 19
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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Produce your own prints in MCAD's beautiful and expansive printmaking studio and spend a week of your own studio time on technical investigation and personal exploration. This week-long workshop for art educators will include demonstrations of intaglio, embossing, collagraph, and monotype printmaking techniques.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 22 - Jun 26
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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This class serves as an introduction to ceramic shell bronze casting. Studio time will be supplemented by hands-on demonstrations of mold-making (plaster and rubber molds), wax-working and spruing, and gating.

Wednesday
Feb 11 - Apr 15
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This class is designed to offer a comprehensive introduction to the tools, techniques, vocabulary, and the creative possibilities of drawing.

Tuesday
Feb 10 - Apr 14
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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