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

Saturday
Oct 10 - Nov 14
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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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. / Open to students ages 12-15.

Prerequisites: Previous drawing experience helpful, but not required.

Saturday
Sep 19 - Oct 17
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 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. Hands-on, in-class exercises, and real world, structured assignments will immerse students in the elements of graphic design, including typography, layout, color, and graphic form.

Wednesday
Sep 9 - Nov 11
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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Students will explore image-making, basic typography, and the integration of the two through a series of fun and fast-paced assignments and exercises. Projects will address form, composition, hierarchy, and creativity. Students will develop a design process and a more critical visual vocabulary through experimentation, exploration, and group critiques. Teens enrolled in this class should expect to work in the MCAD computer labs and to have sketchbook assignments at home. It is not necessary to have Adobe Creative Cloud access outside of class.

Saturday
Oct 17 - Nov 14
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Enter the world of infographics. Learn what kind of graph to use in which scenario and how to present information in a way that is relevant for consumers. Students will learn about the growing field of information design. By the end of the course, you will have created your own infographic on a topic of your choice. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Online - Asynchronous
Nov 2 - Dec 11
Online - Asynchronous
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In this introductory-level course, students 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. Class periods will include studio time, discussions, and critiques appropriate to the projects throughout the course. The primary focus of the course will be creating individual projects through both experimental, analog materials and computer-based typesetting.

Thursday
Sep 10 - Nov 12
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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September 25–27, 2015
Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Sep 25 - Sep 27
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September 25–27, 2015
Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Sep 25 - Sep 27
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September 25–27, 2015
Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Sep 25 - Sep 27
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Indigo blue has been used for thousands of years and still is fully intact on archaeological textiles. The bonding of the pigment onto fiber is incredibly strong and has caught the eyes of many cultures due to its complex and captivating chemistry. This two night workshop will go over indigo dying history and the processes involved with creating, maintaining and utilizing a naturally fermenting indigo vat. Students will dye cotton and silk swatch samples and learn resist mark making techniques such as shibori, itajime, and painting/printing designs.

Tuesday, Thursday
Sep 15 - Sep 17
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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