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Stories shape our culture and define who we are and motion pictures (film and video) are more prevalent today than ever before. Digital video can be an effective medium for delivering, shaping, and sharing stories. This class will provide a hands-on experience with digital storytelling and is perfect for anyone interested in a challenging but fun introduction to video production and editing utilizing Adobe Premiere Pro nonlinear video editing software. Motion picture and sound will be incorporated to produce a digital masterpiece.

Monday
Jun 22 - Jul 6
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Do you love to draw? Would you like to improve your skills and feel more confident in drawing? In this exciting class, students will dive deep into the world of drawing, exploring both Old Master drawings, from the likes of Rembrandt and Seurat to contemporary artists such as Korean artist Il Lee, who uses thousands of ballpoint pens to make his large-scale works.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jul 13 - Jul 17
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
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Students in this class will have fun while learning the challenging skill of drawing from observation. Short drawing exercises will give students the confidence and ability to tackle more finished works of art.

Tuesday, Thursday
Jun 16 - Jul 9
1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Fashion Illustration differs from fashion design in that it is more about conveying a mood or expression of a garment rather than about 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. Students will examine and develop the ability to render the fashion figure as well as the fabrics that adorn.

Monday
Jul 6 - Aug 3
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Complement what you learned about comic book writing in your In a Single Bound: Comic Book Creation I class with this follow-up class! Students will take what they learned and apply it by looking deeper into the diverse world of comics and exciting, alternative formats of storytelling.

Monday, Wednesday
Jul 13 - Aug 5
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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The act of drawing from the live human form can feel intimidating. The key to success lies in a sound understanding of the creative problem-solving process, in combination with an acknowledgment and recognition of one's own "creative DNA."

Thursday
Jun 4 - Aug 6
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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For generations, the transformative and magical powers of traditional folktales and fairytales have defined and shaped identities and character. Indeed, these literary forms have become part of everyday culture. During the semester, students in this course examine why these tales have had such staying power, the controversies that have surrounded them, and how they relate to the historical, political, and social issues of their times.

Online - Asynchronous
Aug 24 - Dec 11
Online - Asynchronous
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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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Through the hands-on use of Photoshop, students will learn the basics of the application - beginning by familiarizing themselves with the tool palette and menus; exploring floating panels; and learning their options in regards to each tool. Students will be introduced to the paths, channels, and layers floating panels. Much of the work will revolve around these features, as a fundamental understanding of these are necessary for any user. Students will also explore retouching and color-correction, two tasks beginning users are usually eager to jump in and try.

Saturday, Sunday
Jun 13 - Jun 14
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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Come play with ideas of identity–different aspects of you–in this fun week of outrageous fashion exploration! Students must be nine years, and not older than thirteen years of age, on the first day of class. View complete policies here.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jul 27 - Jul 31
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
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