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In this course students learn how to abstract functional strategies from nature to apply to the process of innovative design. This project-oriented studio course covers core biological principles, astounds students with the wealth of design solutions available in nature, and provides numerous case studies of innovative designs inspired by natural models. Overall, this course provides powerful metaphors and methods for looking to nature as model, mentor, and measure in our designs. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Online - Asynchronous
Jun 1 - Aug 7
Online - Asynchronous
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Wouldn't it be fun to know how to make your own paper? Have you ever thought about hand binding your own journal or sketchbook? This multi-faceted class will jumpstart the printer, papermaker, and bookbinder within you! Students will make piles of handmade paper to dye, bind into books, and use for printmaking. By the end, each student will have made a half dozen or more book structures (traditional and sculptural).

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jul 6 - Jul 10
9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with an unsupervised 30-minute lunch)
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This class, designed for those interested in modern calligraphy, hand-lettering, and typography in general, will teach students the basics of calligraphy: Writing posture, ink control, and letterform structure.

Knowing calligraphy is an excellent way to become more familiar with letterforms of all types. According to master letterer Jon Contino, "Learning calligraphy will give you a much more intimate sense of each letter and it will help you to learn how to manipulate each one or many together to create a beautiful composition."

Tuesday
Jun 16 - Jun 30
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Photos and videos taken by camera traps not only allow scientists to study rarely seen species, but they can also provide wildlife photographers and videographers with the means to create mesmerizing images of animals.

This class will explore the history of camera trapping, from the early 1900's to present. Lectures will feature still images from the earliest camera trap experiments, as well as photos and videos from more sophisticated camera trap setups that are being used today.

Saturday
Jul 11 - Aug 8
9:30am-12:30pm
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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.

Tuesday
Jun 23 - Jul 28
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This course introduces students to an overview of the interactive world by immersing them in current technologies and trends. Aspects of design, development, and marketing converge to illustrate the workflow process of interactive projects. The project management skills covered in this course guide students from the ideation process to project launch.

Online - Asynchronous
Jun 1 - Aug 7
Online - Asynchronous
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Students in this class will learn various approaches and strategies of comic book writing.

The script is the bridge between writer, artist, editor, and publisher. Students will learn to script for both themselves, and for editors, in a variety of formats and house styles. Creation of scripts for different companies and for online publication will be discussed.

Thursday
Jul 9 - Aug 6
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Remember your favorite pop-up book? This class is going to be a real page-turner! Students will craft their own handmade book while exploring exciting and unusual three-dimensional book forms that seem to come to life–like pop-up, flag, and tunnel books.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Jun 29 - Jul 2
9:00 a.m.-Noon
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What does that creature under your bed look like? You haven't seen it? Good, because in this fun-filled class, students will be able to create their own playful creatures from their imaginations using different art techniques, such as painting, sculpting, sewing, and even marbling.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Aug 3 - Aug 7
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
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Artist Alexander Calder made amazing mobiles–colorful and marvelous moving sculptures that hang from the ceiling. Students in this class will look at some of Calder's incredible creations and learn how to make their own mobiles by twisting and manipulating a variety of fun and unexpected materials.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jul 13 - Jul 17
9:00 a.m.-Noon
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