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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.

Tuesday
Jun 2 - Aug 4
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This dynamic class will introduce students to illustration materials and techniques, conceptual approaches to image making, and discuss 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 sketches to final illustration critiques.

Wednesday
Jul 1 - Aug 5
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Explore the art of letterpress printing in this hands-on workshop. Basic letterpress skills and terminology will be explored. Students will work in our expansive state-of-the-art printshop with handset type and simple imagery, using pressure and relief-printing methods that are centuries old. Students will learn basic press operation and will create a variety of prints on the Vandercook 219 cylinder press. / Students may work in the printshop outside of class time during regular hours and when other classes are not in session. / Materials fee of $27 in addition to class tuition.

Tuesday
Jun 30 - Aug 4
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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It's one thing to make a message legible–clear to the person reading it–but quite another to make that message speak with emotion and style. The ability to do so is grounded in an understanding of the history of typography and the ability to apply that knowledge. In this class, students will learn how to do just that.

Monday
Jun 1 - Aug 3
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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The 1975 exhibition, New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape, was a watershed moment for landscape photography. The genre, which was largely perceived of as merely office decoration or an antiquated aesthetic, was reintroduced with a vibrant and contemporary voice. Using this exhibition as inspiration and photography as the medium, the class will delve into humanity's effect upon the natural world, and its effect upon those within it.

Monday
Jun 1 - Aug 3
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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A monotype results from a painting or collage done on a surface. Paper is placed over the image and it all passes through a printing press. The results are surprising and fun. The process combines the spontaneity of painting with the structure and deliberation of printmaking. The process is enjoyable and freeing for everyone - from beginners to experienced artists. In this three hour workshop, participants will learn the basics, and then experiment and explore the medium under the guidance of an experienced monotype artist and teacher.

Monday
Jun 29 - Jun 29
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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If you love printmaking, you'll love this class. It offers intermediate and advanced printmakers the chance to work in an open and collaborative learning community with instruction from a skilled printmaker, while using some of the best printmaking facilities in the Midwest. Select demonstrations will be offered along with individual tutorials, as needed. Sessions will also include informal dialogues, large and small group critiques, and studio time. The learning environment is collaborative and relaxed.

Thursday
Jun 4 - Aug 6
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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In every sport, there are moments of power, grace, and transition, many of which go unnoticed by spectators. A successful sports photograph achieves a delicate balance between storytelling and art. Moving beyond basic photo techniques, international sports and Olympic photographer, Paul Phillips will teach students the tools necessary to effectively capture the excitement and drama of any sporting event--from a child's soccer game to a professional baseball game.

Wednesday
Jun 3 - Jul 1
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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During this class, students will explore the world of portrait photography using strobe and studio photographic methods. Used in fashion, art, journalism, and more, the portrait is an incredibly versatile subject.

Tuesday
Jun 2 - Jun 30
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This class will provide an introduction to multiple and varied ways to approach the portrait. Students in this class will learn how to achieve accuracy with regards to proportion; how to document a degree of "likeness" of the sitter, and methods for capturing something of the subject's essence. Working in various types of charcoal, the instructor will teach students how to approach these aspects through gesture, shadow, and structural shapes.

Monday
Jun 15 - Jun 29
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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