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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 collecting, delivering, and sharing stories. This class will provide a hands-on experience with digital storytelling and video production that will include pre-production, interviewing techniques, voice-over narration, lighting, sound, and editing resulting in a personal short video story. No prior experience with video production is required but it is helpful to be familiar with Mac OS X.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 20 - Jun 24
9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with an unsupervised 30-minute lunch)
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Have you always wanted to learn to screenprint? Would you love to make apparel with your unique designs? Print your own shirts? You can! Learn the basics of screenprinting in this 3-hour workshop. You'll leave with a basic understanding of screenprinting and a unique print or two of your own. / Materials fee of $6 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students 11-14 years old.

What to bring: Pen or pencil; notebook or sketchbook. Ideas for both a simple stencil design and a simple design that you can draw by hand.

Sunday
Mar 13 - Mar 13
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
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Students in this class will enjoy learning how to make their own paper and hand bind their own journals and sketchbooks. This multi-faceted class will jumpstart budding printers, papermakers, and bookbinders! 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). The class will also experiment with several simple printmaking techniques (relief printing, stencil printing, and more) designed to quickly get text and images onto the pages.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 27 - Jul 1
9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
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Photographs 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 the present. Lectures will feature still images from the earliest camera trap experiments, as well as photographs and videos from more sophisticated camera trap setups that are being used today.

Saturday
Mar 19 - Apr 16
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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In this silly, goofy class, we will learn techniques and tricks for making our own funny cartoons. We will explore drawing techniques for creating cartoon facial features, as well as techniques for drawing cartoon characters in motion. We will create larger-than-life cartoon characters and make our own comic strips. Throughout the week, we will explore different materials and play with different drawing techniques and styles. We will learn about a variety of comic artists, from Dr. Seuss to Walt Disney.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 27 - Jul 1
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
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Students in this class will learn about the expansive and diverse world of comic book stories and drawing styles, while learning the fundamental aspects of comic book creation and design. They will create original characters and story-lines and be introduced to the techniques, materials, and disciplines used to create professional comic art. Students will also learn the following skills: Page layout; penciling; lettering; and inking. / There will be no class on 7/4. View complete policies here.

Monday, Wednesday
Jun 13 - Jul 6
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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Build on the Comic Book Creation I class with this follow-up class! Students will take what they learned and apply it by looking deeper into the diverse world of comics and exciting, alternative formats of storytelling. By working through speed sketching exercises and relevant assignments, students will learn how to produce comics at a faster pace, allowing them to create even more original characters and storylines to match their quick imaginations. Throughout the class, the techniques, materials, and disciplines used to create professional comic art will guide instruction.

Monday, Wednesday
Jul 11 - Aug 3
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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Do you like Comic Books, the Sunday comics, or books like Diary of a Wimpy Kid? In this camp you'll get to make your very own comic book! We will learn about character development, illustration, and text while creating our own literary masterpiece. We will mainly use ink and watercolor paint to create our comics. We will look at a variety of comic book examples to help inspire us and even visit the Minneapolis Institute of Art to look at Roy Lichtenstein's comic book inspired art.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Aug 1 - Aug 5
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Do you like Comic Books, the Sunday comics, or books like Diary of a Wimpy Kid? In this camp you'll get to make your very own comic book! We will learn about character development, illustration, and text while creating our own literary masterpiece. We will mainly use ink and watercolor paint to create our comics. We will look at a variety of comic book examples to help inspire us and even visit the Minneapolis Institute of Art to look at Roy Lichtenstein's comic book inspired art.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Aug 1 - Aug 5
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
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Students in this class will learn various approaches to, 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.

Monday
Feb 22 - Mar 21
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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