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This class, designed for those interested in hand-lettering, will teach students the basics of modern calligraphy: writing posture, ink control, and composition. 

Tuesday
Feb 23 - Mar 8
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Economic, environmental, and ethical crises present leaders with new and complex challenges. Effective, resilient, and agile leaders employ a diversity of skills, experience, and resources to respond to humanity's greatest challenges with creative, innovative, and humane solutions. Students build their capacities to become creative leaders and to work constructively as part of dynamic and collaborative teams through the integration of an ecological perspective for their work, organizations, communities, and the planet. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Online - Asynchronous
Jan 19 - May 10
Online - Asynchronous
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This course covers the entire process of coloring a comic book, from color design to print, using a computer. The goal of the course is to gain a working knowledge of a variety of techniques in order to complete a project from ideation to the final state. Topics covered include: scanning artwork, use of color as a storytelling tool, CMYK vs.

Online - Asynchronous
Jan 19 - May 10
Online - Asynchronous
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In this course, students learn the fundamentals of marketing and how it relates to the design and development process. Students connect the marketing concepts learned in previous courses to the larger concepts of marketing and advertising as a whole. Interactive channels open a new world of connecting with a target market. Marketing concepts of ROI, the marketing mix, and business objectives are blended with new ways of connecting with engaging target markets. In their final project, students apply skills learned throughout the course by building an interactive marketing plan.

Online - Asynchronous
Jan 19 - May 10
Online - Asynchronous
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Drawing from the Collection is a way to explore and develop your research-based drawing practice, which will inform and inspire the creative process no matter your profession or experience level. The class will help refine how you see and will allow you to explore, learn from, and inspire your practice. Students in this class will explore unique collections in the Twin Cities through observational drawing on location. Beyond the still life, students will have the opportunity to create studies of a variety of objects and ephemera.

Tuesday
Feb 9 - Mar 15
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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In this course students investigate the most essential aspects of human anatomy pertinent to the artist. The course progresses from examining anatomical artworks in art history to researching current anatomical references as a basis for image exploration. The importance of accurately depicting the human form is stressed through technical studies of skeletal and muscular structures in a sketchbook format.

Online - Asynchronous
Jan 19 - May 10
Online - Asynchronous
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Build your website to work with multiple devices and screen sizes: laptops, tablets, and smartphones. In Responsive Design, students learn the principles of Mobile First design and progressive enhancement, ultimately building their own quality multiplatform experience regardless of screen size. Topics include: CSS3 media queries, flexible grids and elements, touchscreen versus cursor, and jQuery Mobile. / Open to students ages 18 and above. 

Online - Asynchronous
Jan 19 - May 10
Online - Asynchronous
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For photographers, light is the active medium; every adjustment to aperture, shutter speed, or sensitivity modifies how the camera interprets light. It is this that informs, obscures, and molds the creative qualities of photographs. In this class, students will explore the principles and practices of controlling natural and artificial light. Through lectures, demonstrations, and creative and challenging assignments, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of lighting for digital photography and will learn how to effectively use tungsten, strobe, and natural lighting in their work.

Monday
Feb 8 - Mar 28
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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We are transitioning from the age of design for the part to the age of design for the whole. Systems thinking, languages of design, and product life cycles are integrated and they form the solid foundation for innovative products. This course provides students with the tools required to succeed in today's dynamic market and a world of uncertainty. Actionable theory is absorbed through market-¬specific projects. /  Open to students ages 18 and above.

Online - Asynchronous
Jan 19 - May 10
Online - Asynchronous
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This course covers research, ideation, and application related to branding, publications, systems, signage, mapping, and other information architecture. By the end of the course, students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the handling, use, and application of typography. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Online - Asynchronous
Jan 19 - May 10
Online - Asynchronous
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