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Developing and creating compelling, unique characters that stand out from the crowd is key to success in the comic arts, animation, and graphic design fields. In this class, students will learn the techniques used to design characters, participate in character development exercises, and complete assignments leading to the creation of original characters, both major and incidental.

Saturday
Nov 1 - Nov 15
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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The portfolio is the single most important component of an art school application, and colleges across the nation are stepping up their requirements for admission. Most require several observational drawings, or drawings made from what we see, rather than from our imagination or a photograph.

Online - Asynchronous
Nov 10 - Dec 19
Online - Asynchronous
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This intensive drawing workshop is designed to help motivated high school students, adults, and transfer visual arts students develop exemplary drawings for their portfolios.

Thursday
Oct 23 - Oct 30
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Register immediately. Only 2 spots remain.

Let’s look at the world from a different viewpoint—bigger or smaller than usual; stretched out or squished; upside down, from an angle, or even backwards! During this offbeat class, we’ll learn new drawing, painting, and sculpting techniques before the real fun begins when we experiment with those techniques to depict people, objects, and animals—but with a zany and creative twist!

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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Throughout the year, Continuing Education sponsors the Figure Drawing Co-op, an open session for anyone interested in drawing from the live nude model.

Monday, Sunday
Sep 7 - Dec 15
1:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday / 7:00-9:00 p.m. Monday
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This class introduces individuals with little or no design background to the graphic design practice. Students work both on and off the computer to complete assignments that explore basic 2D communication principles integrating color, shape, texture, typography, and photography to build a visual language.

Online - Asynchronous
Oct 6 - Dec 19
Online - Asynchronous
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Register soon. Only 8 spots remain.

Create mysterious and magical suspended and standing forms inspired by animals and plants of the natural world.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Aug 4 - Aug 8
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Are you interested in familiarizing yourself with modern printing methods to create the best high-quality prints for your artistic practice? During this class, students will explore the procedures involved in transferring photographic images from the camera and computer to print. The class is not limited to photographers, as graphic designers, illustrators, comic artists, or any artist interested in producing high-quality digital prints are encouraged to partake.

Monday
Oct 20 - Nov 10
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Cultures all over the world make art and visual culture, though the West has given itself the historical role of defining what is art versus "cultural artifact". In this class, students will learn about the art traditions of non-Western cultures through objects, concepts, and media.

Online - Asynchronous
Oct 6 - Nov 7
Online - Asynchronous
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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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