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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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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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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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People are drawn to watercolors due to their vibrant, delicate, and luminous qualities. Students in this class will work from observation, photographs, and their imaginations to create translucent works using this versatile medium. Students will learn traditional and non-traditional approaches to watercolor painting, including how to transfer an existing drawing into the base for a painting, and how to execute washes and blends.

Tuesday
Jun 30 - Aug 4
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This introductory class is tailored to those who have never painted and who are ready to take the plunge. Students will use oil paint to learn basic techniques of this expansive medium. The fundamental elements of color, color theory, design, form, and content will be explored through studio work and slide lectures. This is a welcoming and engaging studio-based class; come ready to paint on the first night! / Materials fee of $5 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Monday
Jun 1 - Aug 3
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This class will offer an introduction to stop-motion animation, covering frame by frame techniques and basic concepts of this traditional and very hands-on style of animation. The instructor will share behind the scenes videos of animations that use stop-motion animation techniques and will provide an overview of DragonFrame, the stop motion capture program. Students will dig into the fundamentals of animation by learning about frame rate and basic animation principles, such as squash and stretch, ease-in/ease-out, anticipation, and more.

Monday
Jun 1 - Jun 15
6:30-9:30 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.

Tuesday
Jun 2 - Aug 4
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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