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How do we design real products for real companies, benefiting customers, the companies themselves, and the rest of the world? And how do we know they are better? This studio class provides tools for sustainable design innovation and metrics to measure success.

Online - Asynchronous
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Online - Asynchronous
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Bringing back one of our most popular classes, this week we’ll explore the powerful women who lived in the Old West, from Native Americans to European pioneers, to artists like Georgia O’Keefe, all while having a blast sculpting and painting our own wildly imaginative faux (spoof) western wear outfits. 

What will your honky-tonk fashion statement be? A pair of bright red cowgirl boots adorned with a self-portrait? A purple polka-dotted 10 gallon hat? A western-inspired skirt with the world’s longest fringe?

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Aug 4 - Aug 8
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (with a half-hour lunch)
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What child isn’t fascinated by the imaginary world inhabiting an intricate dollhouse? Or, by miniature space environments populated by superhero figurines? 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jul 28 - Aug 1
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Since its introduction in 2006, jQuery has become the JavaScript library of choice for web developers around the world. Used on sites like amazon.com, microsoft.com, and tumblr.com, jQuery makes web development simpler, more dynamic, and more flexible. This class will give students the ability to use jQuery within their own web development practices, opening up to them a new world of design and technological opportunities.

Tuesday
Jul 15 - Aug 12
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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How do market forces shape the way we live, work, and even play? Students will look at business through a designer's eye to understand the interplay between producers and consumers, governments and people, stockholders and stakeholders, man and the environment, and how all of these factors interconnect and ultimately direct how our products, processes, and systems are created.

Online - Asynchronous
Jun 9 - Aug 15
Online - Asynchronous
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What’s that, you say? Artwork that pops out of the wall? Yes! This week, we’ll explore painting, drawing, and relief sculpture techniques in an exciting class focused on making three-dimensional art pieces.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jul 28 - Aug 1
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (with a half-hour lunch)
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This class focuses on the Fine Arts division, highlighting the majors of drawing and painting. Students will work in MCAD's professional and expansive drawing and painting classrooms to hone their skills and define their creative vision.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jul 21 - Jul 25
9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with a half-hour unsupervised lunch)
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In this week-long Intensive, high school students will explore the majors of graphic design and illustration.

Graphic design and illustration are used in tandem to convey concepts and communicate ideas. Students who excel in both areas of study are some of the most sought-after in the design world. Using traditional methods along with the latest software, teens will get the chance to work on real-world projects similar to those given to designers and illustrators today.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jul 28 - Aug 1
9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with a half-hour unsupervised lunch)
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