This class serves as an introduction to ceramic shell bronze casting. Studio time will be supplemented by hands-on demonstrations of mold-making (plaster and rubber molds), wax-working and spruing, and gating.
This class, designed for those interested in calligraphy, hand-lettering, and typography in general, will teach students the basics of calligraphy: Writing posture, ink control, and letterform structure.
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.
Set aside your preconceived notions of what a map represents and join us in exploring how information–geographic or otherwise–can be organized. In this class, students will be exposed to non-traditional examples of mapping and mapping techniques while working to develop their own system of data in visual form. Think "map as art".
Studying and drawing a specimen can be an excellent way to research and develop a deeper understanding of flora or fauna. Students in this class will draw from a variety of sources and specimens, including examples similar to those found at the Bell Museum of Natural History and the Como Conservatory.
Fashion Illustration is unlike Fashion Design. It is more about conveying a mood or expression of a garment rather then the actual creation and structure of the piece. In this class, students will begin to learn and understand ways of rendering fashion through the study of various methods of drawing and painting, including drawing from the live model.