Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Jim Keefe
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $220.00

Have you thought about making your own comic, but weren't sure how to begin? In this class, students will examine the skills and concepts necessary to become successful comic artists. Students will look at how comics have changed over the years and discover how truly diverse comic genres can be. Whether superheroes or real-life stories, students will be introduced to the tools and foundations of storytelling that will help them develop their own personal mini-comic to share with your classmates. / Basic drawing skills are strongly recommended. / There will be no class on 7/2 and 7/4.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 18July 11Monday, Wednesday1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15

Open to students ages 12–15
Instructor: Sam Hoolihan
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $180.00

Photography is an ever expanding and multi-faceted medium. Some early methods have been used for over one hundred years, and are still used today! In this class, students will experiment with alternative techniques such as cyanotypes, photograms, and photomontage. These processes only require the right mix of chemistry, sunlight, and objects to work! This hands-on class will focus on experimentation, creative thinking, and one's own development of photographic expression. / Materials fee of $30 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 12–15.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 18June 22Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday1:00–4:00 p.m.

Pre-College Portfolio Preparation Ages 15-18

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Michael Gaughan
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $220.00

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. This studio drawing class is designed to help motivated visual arts students develop exemplary observational drawings for their portfolios.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 18July 11Monday, Wednesday1:00–4:00 p.m.

Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15

Open to students ages 12–15
Instructor: Jim Keefe
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $220.00

Students in this class will learn about the expansive and diverse world of comic book stories and drawing styles while learning the fundamental aspects of comic book creation and design. They will create original characters and storylines and be introduced to the techniques, materials, and disciplines used to create professional comic art. Students will also learn the following skills: Page layout; penciling; lettering; and inking. / There will be no class on 7/2 and 7/4. / Open to students ages 12–15.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 18July 11Monday, Wednesday9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15

Open to students ages 12–15
Instructor: Jonathan Herrera
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $220.00

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. Lessons will incorporate a variety of materials and genres such as still life, portraiture, and landscape. For inspiration, students will view and discuss drawings by well-known artists through in-class discussions and mini-field trips next door to the Minneapolis Institute of Art to see firsthand the works of artists covered in the lessons.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 19July 12Tuesday, Thursday9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Debra Lawton
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $220.00

You may love funky t-shirts, posters, magazines, and other graphic materials, but may not quite understand how they are made. This class is the perfect introduction for teens interested in learning more about graphic design. Students will explore image-making, basic typography, and the integration of the two through a series of fun and fast-paced assignments and exercises. All projects will address form, composition, hierarchy, and creativity. Students will develop a design process and a critical visual vocabulary through experimentation, exploration, and group critiques.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 19July 12Tuesday, Thursday1:00–4:00 p.m.

Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Preston Drum
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $220.00

This beginning painting class is designed to give the motivated visual arts student an overview of painting fundamentals. Students in this course will learn basic color theory and applications; a variety of painting approaches and techniques; and gain exposure to artists from past to present. Instruction will include painting demonstrations, in-class discussions, and one-on-one assistance and encouragement. Students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of subject matter and painting methods, giving them a solid foundation from which to build on.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 19July 12Tuesday, Thursday9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 6-9

Open to students ages 6–9
Instructor: Jane Meyer
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

The art of puppetry will guide our work and play this week. Students will develop characters and then create hand puppets, rod puppets, and finger puppets using paper, fabric, papier mache, paint, and assorted other materials. We will look at the work of Jim Henson and traditional rod and shadow puppets from India and Indonesia. We'll take a walk over to the Minneapolis Institute of Art to look at artwork in their collection for ideas for puppet personalities and details. In addition to developing visual art skills, students will also practice performing art skills.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 25June 29Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12

Open to students ages 9–12
Instructor: Anne Sugnet
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

Why do artists so often use food as a subject for their artwork? Let's find out! In this class we will create a delicious banquet of sculpted food and expressive food-based paintings! We will be inspired by pop-artist Claes Oldenburg, who with his wife Coosje van Bruggen, created the Spoonbridge and Cherry sculpture, as well as contemporary painters Wayne Thiebaud and Joel Penkman, who are known for their mouth-watering paintings of pies, cakes, ice cream, and more.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 25June 29Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15

Open to students ages 12–15
Instructor: Bridget O'Malley
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $360.00

Students in this class will enjoy learning how to make their own paper and hand bind their own journals and sketchbooks. This multifaceted class will jump-start budding printers, papermakers, and bookbinders! Students will make piles of handmade paper to dye, bind into books, and use for printmaking. By the end of the class, each student will have made a half dozen or more book structures, both traditional and sculptural.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 25June 29Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15

Open to students ages 12–15
Instructor: Dana LeMoine
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $180.00

This class will introduce teens to the expansive world of printmaking. MCAD's professional printshop will be open for exploration this summer, where students will discover how printmaking techniques and methods can be utilized to express their individual artistic visions. Students will be inspired and informed while learning screenprinting, relief, monoprinting, and etching techniques. They will also have the opportunity to develop and execute their own prints.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 25June 29Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15

Open to students ages 12–15
Instructor: Erik Johnson
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $180.00

Since the days of MTV and now via channels like Youtube and Vimeo, music videos have grown into short films that bridge together the energy of music with visual narratives. In this dynamic and engaging class, students will learn and practice the three aspects of music video production: pre-production with visual storyboarding; production with cinematography; lighting and directing; and post-production using Adobe Premiere Pro editing software. Each of these three steps will provide students with hands-on experience covering the roles of a music video production team.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 9July 13Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Pre-College Studio Intensive

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Carey Dean, Instructor: Susan Shields
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $700.00

This class focuses on 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. Using traditional drawing and painting media, teens will get the chance to explore the wide range of techniques used by fine artists today. Participants will work from observation to add advanced work to their portfolios. / Professional nude models will be used in this class. / Students will have a 30 minute campus-based unsupervised lunch.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 9July 13Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Katie Nelson
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $180.00

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. 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.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 9July 13Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 6-9

Open to students ages 6–9
Instructor: Jane Meyer
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

This week, students will learn about and make magnificent mosaics! We'll look at ancient Greek and Roman tiled floors and walls as well as contemporary two-dimensional and three-dimensional mosaics for inspiration. Students will make their own paper mosaics, button and bead mosaics, and glass tile mosaic planters and wall hangings. Students will build their understanding of art concepts such as warm and cool colors, contrast, and radial symmetry. We'll also take a trip to the Minneapolis Institute of Art to look at examples of mosaics in their collection.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 16July 20Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Pre-College Portfolio Preparation Ages 15-18

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Preston Drum
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $290.00

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. This studio drawing class is designed to help motivated visual arts students develop exemplary observational drawings for their portfolios.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 16August 8Monday, Wednesday1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15

Open to students ages 12–15
Instructor: Caitlin Skaalrud
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $290.00

Build on the skills learned in the Comic Book Creation 1 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. By working through speed sketching exercises and relevant assignments, students will learn how to produce comics at a faster pace, allowing them to create even more original characters and storylines to match their quick imaginations.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 16August 8Monday, Wednesday1:00–4:00 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12

Open to students ages 9–12
Instructor: Jonathan Maki
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

Zoom away into depths unknown and explore what it might be like in outer space. We will use our imaginations to think about the different ways that people can fly into outer space; how to create artwork that feels cosmic inspired; and what it would be like to move around in zero gravity. In this star-studded class, students will create space-inspired artworks while learning different painting techniques, and sculpting with wood and found objects.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 16July 20Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15

Open to students ages 12–15
Instructor: Erin Sandsmark
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $290.00

This class is designed as a fun and exciting path to lead younger artists toward a better understanding of the basic concepts, techniques, and materials used in contemporary painting. Formal elements such as composition, measuring, and color theory will be introduced. In addition to studio work, students will be exposed to various painting styles and histories through lectures and a visit to the Minneapolis Institute of Art. The class will be introduced to terms commonly used to discuss art, and will learn the value of group critique. / This class will use water-based paint.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 17August 9Tuesday, Thursday9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Pre-College Studio Intensive

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Cameron Browne, Instructor: Alison Nowak
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $700.00

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. Participants will also work hands-on to create work that will add depth and variety to their portfolios.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 23July 27Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 6-9

Open to students ages 6–9
Instructor: Mary Henry
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

Students will take to the great outdoors to study plants and animals in this camp! During this fun, outdoorsy class, we will use line, shape, color, and observation to create plant and animal inspired watercolor paintings and block prints. We'll also use sunlight and water to create light sensitive images based on a super old type of photography called cyanotypes. We'll study artists that use flora and fauna in their artwork and visit the Minneapolis Institute of Art to see some nature-inspired art in person.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 23July 27Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12

Open to students ages 9–12
Instructor: Jonathan Maki
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

Come fly away with us in this class that will certainly get you soaring. Explore all things that fly and flutter, from birds to biplanes. We will study artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Rene Magritte, and others, then paint and draw amazing worlds that play with the illusion of movement. Students will learn assemblage techniques to sculpt and experiment with art that can float in the air using cardboard and found objects. We will take a trip to the Minneapolis Institute of Art to see where artists go to get their high-flying inspiration.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 23July 27Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 6-9

Open to students ages 6–9
Instructor: Mary Henry
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

Let the wild rumpus begin! In this class, young artists will learn about the basics of character development, such as personality, motivation, and backstory, and use their creativity and storytelling abilities to come up with ideas for silly and goofy monsters. We will focus on color, shape, textures, and proportions, and experiment with a variety of different art making materials as we create mixed media creatures. We'll also turn ourselves into a kooky monster by making our own monster masks!

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 30August 3Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Pre-College Studio Intensive

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Erik Johnson, Instructor: Chelsea Reeck
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $700.00

This intensive focuses on the Media Arts division, highlighting the majors of Photography and Filmmaking. Students will work in MCAD studios and labs to hone their technical skills and define their point of view. Participants will create advanced projects in both digital photography and filmmaking and build their media arts portfolios using the same state-of-the-art equipment and facilities that MCAD degree-seeking students use. / Students will have a 30 minute campus-based unsupervised lunch. / Materials fee of $5 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 15–18.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 30August 3Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Carey Dean
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $180.00

This course is an introduction to color theory and application for teens interested in pursuing art or design in college or perhaps as a career. Students will gain an understanding of the elements of color through acrylic painting exercises, presentations, discussions, and a field trip to the Minneapolis Institute of Art. This course will include color mixing and identification; fundamental and experimental applications; color harmonies and schemes; as well as the emotional impact and illusionistic qualities of color.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 6August 10Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Carey Dean
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $180.00

Many painting experts believe that learning the techniques of watercolor as a foundation to painting can give a student much deeper understanding, versatility, and ultimately success later on when dealing with opaque mediums such as oil or acrylic. This high school level watercolor class is specifically tailored to meet the needs of teen artists, with the mindset that watercolor can be both an extension of drawing and a foundation for other painting mediums.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 6August 10Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday1:00–4:00 p.m.

Summer Pre-College Classes Ages 15-18, Pre-College Studio Intensive

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Katie Nelson, Instructor: Caitlin Skaalrud
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $700.00

In this weeklong intensive, high school students will explore the majors of Comic Art and Animation. Comic art and animation share a common language and some techniques, but each offer unique artistic opportunities and challenges. In this class students will engage in hands-on demonstrations and assignments, and participate in class discussions designed to hone their skills, ideas, and critical thinking abilities.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 6August 10Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12

Open to students ages 9–12
Instructor: Anne Sugnet
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

Improve your drawing skills in order to express yourself and bring your ideas to life! Throughout the week, we will dive deeply into the world of drawing, exploring the work of artists from classical to contemporary, including Rembrandt, Mary Cassatt, and more with a field trip to the nearby Minneapolis Institute of Art. Students will learn and practice the essentials of drawing; line, shape, value, proportion, and composition to make exciting drawing projects large and small.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 18June 22Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 6-9

Open to students ages 6–9
Instructor: Jane Meyer
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

Step right up for a carnival of captivating color. This class offers students a broad spectrum of creative possibilities while teaching them the science of color mixing and composition. We'll look at expressive paintings by Georgia O'Keeffe, Wassily Kandinsky, and Pablo Picasso. Students will explore concepts such as primary and secondary colors, complementary colors, warm and cool colors, tints and shades, and expressive colors while they draw and paint a variety of frame-worthy masterpieces including a painting on canvas.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 18June 22Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 6-9

Open to students ages 6–9
Instructor: Edie McDonald
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

If your child loves to draw or has expressed a desire to draw things the way they really look, this will be the perfect class! Students will spend time drawing both inside and outside this week, with a focus on the natural world and drawing from direct observation. We will experiment with a variety of fun art materials, like graphite, pens, paint, and some unexpected ones to achieve some exciting results. Each day a special guest bird from The Raptor Center will stop by for a live-drawing session and a brief Q&A.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 9July 13Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12

Open to students ages 9-12
Instructor: Anne Sugnet
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

Studio Kids is very excited to be collaborating with the University of Minnesota's The Raptor Center! Each morning an Interpretive naturalist will bring a live eagle, owl, hawk, falcon, or vulture to MCAD for students to observe, learn about, and draw. In addition, we will examine, study, and sketch raptor bones, feathers, and eggs and play some fun raptor-related games. Throughout the week, we will take inspiration from historical and contemporary drawings of animals, especially birds, including the work of John James Audubon.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 9July 13Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15

Open to students ages 12–15
Instructor: Neal Peterson
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $180.00

Graphic Design has long been used to visualize music. From album covers to gig posters to concert t-shirts, these works of art are more than just marketing pieces for musicians; they represent the sound and emotion of a recording or concert. Students in this introductory-level course will explore typography and image-making with Adobe Photoshop to create an album cover based on their favorite band or musician. The class will also include a history of album cover design, a sampling of gig posters, and creative activities intended to link the audible and visual.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 23July 27Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12

Open to students ages 9–12
Instructor: Jonathan Maki
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

Celebrate the wonderful world of pets and the joy they bring to our lives! During this class, we will spend the week learning and making art about the animals we love; cats, dogs, fish, gerbils, and more. Students will explore different art media to celebrate, imagine and create pets and their homes using cardboard, acrylic paint and oil pastels. We will study artists such as Paul Klee, Sandy Skoglund, and Oaxacan art (animal wood carvings). We will take a field trip to the Minneapolis Institute of Art for a glimpse into animal-themed art in the galleries.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 30August 3Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12

Open to students ages 9–12
Instructor: Anne Sugnet
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

Join us for a super fun week celebrating what it means to be a girl and exploring ideas of self-expression. We will discuss and journal about issues, joys, and concerns specific to girls. During the week, everyone will construct a wood toolbox for treasures, collections, art supplies, or anything you like. Each student will have a blast safely using hammers and other tools needed for construction and adding embellishments and designs.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 6August 10Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 6-9

Open to students ages 6–9
Instructor: Mary Henry
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

Students in this class will learn the fundamentals of drawing: line, color, and shape to create funky and playful patterns. Students will repeat those patterns on paper and fabric through the exploration of printmaking. Learn the basics of relief printmaking and screenprinting with scratch foam boards, screens and found objects (egg cartons, string and leaves). Students will study artists like Andy Warhol, MC Escher, and other contemporary artists, as well as take a trip to the Minneapolis Institute of Art to hunt for patterns.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 6August 10Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.-–3:00 p.m.

Summer Studio Kids Camps Ages 9-12

Open to students ages 9–12
Instructor: Jonathan Maki
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $295.00

What would your ideal house look like? How would you design your dream bedroom or other rooms? This class will have young artists planning, designing, and constructing imaginative maps, miniature models and dream houses. Students will strengthen their illustrative and imaginative abilities as they work with paint, cardboard and found objects. A field trip to the Minneapolis Institute of Art during the week will give extra inspiration while studying artists David Stabley, Marc Chagall, and architecture and interior design.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 6August 10Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15

Open to students ages 12–15
Instructor: Alissa McCourt
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $180.00

This class will focus on the expressive side of drawing in its many forms. Using charcoal, graphite, and ink, students will work on collaborative projects and abstract drawing exercises as they learn scale, value, mark making, shape, and composition's role in the perception of a piece of art. The instructor will also address how drawing can be used to tell stories through discussions, demonstrations, and assignments. Students will view and discuss work by artists who have used drawing as a means to express emotions and ideas.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 6August 10Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:30 a.m.–12:30 a.m.

Illustration and Comic Art, Online Classes, Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 18 and above
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $1,209.00

The visual journal can be a place of exploration that is portable, economical, and inter/cross-disciplinary. In this course, students create daily journal entries that can include, but are not limited to, drawings, paintings, collages, digital renderings and photography, paper engineering, and written observations. Each journal's overall form can be conventional or that of an artist's book, website, or blog.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4August 10Online - Asynchronousasynchronous

Game Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Colin O'Neill
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $403.00

Students in this class apply the fundamentals of game development to an original concept of their own creation. More creative than technical, this course considers approaches to character development, game challenges and strategy integration, and player engagement. Students build a game pitch document through discussion, analysis, and play. This course is geared for the aspiring designer or casual enthusiast whether console, card, or table top, and will include interviews with professional game writers, designers, and tournament players. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4July 8Online - Asynchronousasynchronous

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $1,209.00

This course introduces users to design options outside of the web space. As interactive concepts move beyond the computer and into everyday experiences, technology allows us to engage and interact with users in ways never imagined. Possibilities include data visualization, native applications, generative art, and 3D. Students learn how to weave interactivity with visualization through a variety of media.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4August 10Online - Asynchronousasynchronous

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Ashby Utting
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $403.00

This course introduces the fundamental language of the web: HyperText Markup Language (HTML). We explore how the web works, tags, links, images, lists, tables, forms, web standards (old, new, and evolving), directory structure, wireframing, web development best practices, and lay the foundation for further web development in the next course, Web Development Basics: CSS. This five week online course is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4July 6Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Matthew Luken
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $242.00

Introduction to User Experience (UX) Design will focus on the process of creating designs that take into consideration the user's needs along with content and a client's wants in order to create a product that is successful. This instructor will lead discussions on the importance of preliminary research, testing during the process of developing a design, and how to test and analyze existing designs. Students will conduct testing sessions to help grasp the idea and simplicity of thinking about the end user first.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4July 16Monday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Erika Hutchings
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $806.00

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. Essential skills in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator that support the task of each assignment will be taught through weekly tutorials.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4August 10Online - Asynchronousasynchronous

Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Sarah Wieben
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

This introductory class is tailored to those who have never painted and who are ready to take the plunge. Students will use oil paint to learn basic techniques of this expansive medium. The fundamental elements of color, color theory, design, form, and content will be explored through studio work, demonstrations, and slide lectures. This is a welcoming and engaging studio-based class; come ready to paint on the first night! / There will be no class July 2. / Materials fee of $5 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4August 6Monday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, New Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Robert Algeo
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $161.00

Wordpress Website Setup and Design will acclimate students to developing, designing, and prepping content within the Wordpress content management system. Using contemporary development techniques and workflows, students will create professional-caliber Wordpress themes and be exposed to a comprehensive, version-controlled iterative development pipeline. Students will leverage technologies like PHP, MySQl, SFTP, and Docker to create robust, secure, and scalable Wordpress sites, while also learning how to express themselves and their ideas through both design and content.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4June 25Monday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Joshua Namdev Hardisty
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $202.00

Even though social media dominates modern communication, posters are still everywhere. They can inform, persuade, promote, or provoke but first they have to be attention grabbing. Effective poster design is the art of breaking through the noise with a bold visual and following up with a relevant and compelling message. In this class, students learn how to create dynamic typography, combine words and images for maximum effect, and craft copy that leads to action. / No class July 2. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4July 9Monday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Cameron Browne
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

Graphic design is everywhere. From t-shirts to posters and logos to websites, graphic design is used to visually communicate an idea, a message, or a statement. Students in this class will explore graphic design theory and learn to put into practice the concepts and principles of design. Hands-on, in-class exercises, and real world, structured assignments will immerse students in the elements of graphic design including typography, layout, color, and graphic form.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4August 6Monday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Sculpture and Furniture

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Samantha Russell
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

This class is designed for students of all sculpting levels. Students will be working from a live nude model for 7 of the 9 weeks. The class will cover how to measure a live model, the equation for scale change, and lessons about anatomy that will lead students to sculpt what they see. Each student will complete a sculpture of the model out of clay. The first class is a lecture on tools and anatomy and the final class is to share and discuss the finished sculptures. / No class July 2. / Materials fee of $40 in addition to course tuition. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4August 6Monday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Professional Development and Liberal Arts, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Jessica M. Dandona
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $1,209.00

In this course students critically examine the cultural meanings of representations of the body in art and visual culture. Organized in roughly chronological order, the course comprises a series of case studies in the history of representation of the body in art, science, and popular culture. Topics that may be addressed include the classical nude in Greek sculpture, female saints, mystical visions of the body, aesthetic dismemberment of the body in modern and contemporary art, the transgender body, and cyber bodies. This course is taught as a seminar with some lecture.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4August 10Online - Asynchronousasynchronous

Professional Development and Liberal Arts

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Shannon Brunette
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $30.00

This workshop will begin to build your professional materials for applying to grants and other art-related opportunities. The course will look at the specifics of requests for proposals; including how to review all aspects of a given application process and guidelines provided by the organization leading the call for proposals. The individual artist's voice is critical to this process; participants will be expected to make initial project narratives, artist statements, and proposal drafts intended for a particular opportunity.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 5June 5Tuesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Illustration and Comic Art

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Carrie Hartman
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $322.00

Capture a child's imagination with original artwork while learning the tricks of the illustration trade. During this class, students will explore a wide range of children's book illustration, from traditional to contemporary. Students will learn what makes a children's book unique; how to communicate through illustration; and how to conceptualize and storyboard ideas. The instructor will also demonstrate a variety of materials that can be used to illustrate a book.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 5July 31Tuesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Matthew Luken
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

In this course students, will utilize User Experience (UX) Design practices to conceptualize a mobile app. Students will work through testing; designing an app via wireframes; and both paper and clickable prototyping. The outcome of this class will be a case study on a mobile app suitable for a portfolio. This course is ideally suited to those who have taken the Introduction to User Experience Design class or already have a basic understanding of UX concepts. Class periods will include lecture, discussions, and studio time fitting to the projects throughout the course.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 5August 7Tuesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Sarah Wieben
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

Students in this class will collectively examine the concept of abstraction in art while they work through a variety of approaches to abstract painting in oils. Instructor-led demonstrations will be geared toward providing the students with both a jumping off point-meant to address how one begins making abstract work, as well as encouraging the student's further development toward creating their own, unique artistic style of painting and visual language.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 5August 7Tuesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Debra Lawton
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

In this introductory-level course, students will explore how typography is used to communicate effectively within the field of graphic design. While building a basic vocabulary of terms and processes, students will complete exercises covering topics ranging from formal usage to typography as art. Class periods will include studio time, discussions, and critiques appropriate to the projects throughout the course. The primary focus of the course will be increasing student knowledge of how to work with typography relating to communication, type pairing, hierarchy, and layout.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 5August 7Tuesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Sculpture and Furniture

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Meagan Miller
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

Students in this self-driven class will explore the basics of contemporary furniture design and fabrication. Each student will be able to design and construct a piece of furniture using MCAD's wood shop. Class discussions will focus on materials, tools, design, and techniques that will aid in the conceptualization and completion of a one-of-a-kind piece of furniture. The 3D shop will be open for students to work on their projects when other classes are not in session. The shop is open for use Monday - Friday 9:00, a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 5August 7Tuesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Preston Drum
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $161.00

Don't be misguided, collage is not just about cutting up magazines and newspapers, it is a century old method of exploring complex visual problems. This class will champion the "cut" in lieu of the "line", as students delve into a series of experiments using a combination of self-produced and found collage material. Class will consist of brief lectures, demonstrations, discussions, and abundant studio time, where students will create 2D based compositions with addition and subtraction. Some work outside of class will be necessary to complete projects.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 6June 27Wednesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Photography and Filmmaking

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Caroline Solomon
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

This course is an introduction to black and white photography as a creative medium. The emphasis is on aesthetic, technical, conceptual, and historical concerns in photography. Instruction will include presentations covering basic camera operations and image processing skills in the darkroom. The assignments will direct students toward the development of personal expression and seeing photographically. / No class July 4. / Materials fee of $10 and Facilities fee of $50 in addition to course tuition. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 6August 8Wednesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Illustration and Comic Art

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Dana Cheit
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

This dynamic class will introduce students to illustration materials and techniques, and strengthen conceptual approaches to image making. The creative process will be discussed, from creating initial sketches to final illustration critiques. Lectures on contemporary illustrators and trends will help broaden students' understanding of the field and its role in editorial, advertising, publishing, and packaging industries.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 6August 8Wednesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: David Farr
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $30.00

Knowing how to correctly use style sheets and master pages within Adobe InDesign saves time, reduces errors, and is a must when creating long documents. This three-hour class will concentrate on these advanced features in demonstrating how to create a multiple page book or magazine layout. The features taught in this class are some of the most important and least understood within Adobe InDesign. Knowing how to correctly utilize these features will benefit the user in their current job or job transition. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 6June 6Wednesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Susan Shields
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

In this class, students will be introduced to basic elements of drawing, such as line, value, texture, and shape. Students will study perspective and build skills for the successful transference of three-dimensional observation to a two-dimensional picture plane. Emphasis will be placed on observational drawing of large still lifes, live models, and small organic specimens and objects. Students will engage in multiple experimental drawing techniques using a variety of drawing media. / There will be no class July 4. / Materials fee of $5 in addition to tuition.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 6August 8Wednesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Print, Paper, Bookmaking

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Michelle Lee Lagerroos
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $282.00

Screenprinting is a direct printmaking technique that builds images from layers of color and can be used to create everything from custom silkscreened T-shirts to one-of-a-kind posters and fine art prints. And did we mention that it's FUN?! This course will focus on the basics of screenprinting, and students will explore a combination of stencil, hand-drawn, painted, photographic, and computer-generated techniques in order to complete multiple screenprints.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 6July 18Wednesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Michael Gaughan
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

This class is designed to function as a continuation of an entry level watercolor class such as Introduction to Watercolor. Advanced Watercolor: Mastering the Medium will expand students' beginner level watercolor skills through a rigorous curriculum and one-on-one guidance. Each weekly meeting will include both technical demonstrations of a variety of watercolor techniques, as well as individual critique and instruction. In addition to advanced techniques, there will be a heavy focus on useful and thorough critiques to help students develop their own individual watercolor style.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 6August 8Wednesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Illustration and Comic Art, New Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Joshua Namdev Hardisty
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $202.00

The zine has become a dynamic part of contemporary artistic practice. Globally, the explosion of art book fairs is driven by young creators and designers embracing them, but even established artists like Richard Prince have begun producing small editions of cheaply produced artist books. The raw simplicity of the format makes them a perfect channel for exploring new ideas or reframing existing work, while the limited print-runs still give them a covetable vibe. Over the course of five weeks students will develop, edit, design, edit and publish their own artist zine.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 6July 11Wednesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Professional Development and Liberal Arts

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: William G. Franklin
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

This course combines art criticism, art history, aesthetic theories, and philosophy to try to answer what art is. Students will put to the test the universal validity and success of different artistic works by discussing and challenging past and modern concepts of art appreciation. Students will work in groups to practice critical language in class, and produce short written responses as assignments weekly. Concepts to be examined include mimesis, the sublime, aesthetic and non-aesthetic perceptions, emotional saturation, realist and anti-realist views, and modern institutional theories.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 7August 9Thursday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Photography and Filmmaking, New Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Anna Eveslage
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

The streets we walk on are rich with imagery that can tell us much about the lives we lead and our relationships to the people and places we pass by every day. From Eugene Atget's images of Paris at the turn of the century to Boogie on the streets of New York today, there is a vast and varied tradition of the street photographer capturing those images to share stories of daily life with the world.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 7August 9Thursday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, New Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Joshua Namdev Hardisty
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $161.00

The biggest obstacle to creative work is starting. The second biggest? Continuing. This four week course will give students the tools to overcome those obstacles. Building on the one-night START: A Course in Sparking Productive Creativity workshop, this four-week course turns theory into action. Students will learn how to work with-not against-he conditions that keep them from creating. Problems like lack of budget, space, or time are transformed into opportunities for a more productive creative life.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 7June 28Thursday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Susan Shields
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

This class focuses on experimentation with a range of materials; charcoal, conté, graphite, pastels, printmaking, clay, ink, watercolor, and oils will be used, as we work from live models. In addition to this broad range of studio experience, the class will also address figurative art history and recent research done on the creative workings of the human mind.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 7August 9Thursday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Neal Peterson
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $161.00

This bootcamp is open to students pursuing graphic design, professionals looking to fine-tune their skills, or hobbyists with a passion for type. In this course, students will explore how typography is used to communicate effectively within the field of graphic design. While building a basic vocabulary of terms and processes, students will exercise different topics ranging from formal usage to typography as art.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 7June 28Thursday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Animation

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Michelle Brost
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $161.00

This class will offer an introduction to the basics of digital hand-drawn animation. 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. They will bring a ball to life by making it bounce and, by the end of class, will have filmed and edited a short animation in a small group with other students, complete with a title sequence. Students will have an opportunity to watch all the animations together at the end of class and take home copies of finished work.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 9June 30Saturday9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Sarah Wieben
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $269.00

Painting outdoors is a great way for artists to get out of the studio and reconnect with the natural environment. In this on-location class, students will learn the essentials of landscape painting while enjoying all that summer has to offer. Students will begin by considering how to best approach the landscape as a subject in order to identify a compelling composition. Next, they will learn how to mix a color palette suitable for expressing the fugitive elements of the landscape, such as light and movement.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 9June 30Saturday9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Lucinda Naylor
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $161.00

This fun, on-location class offers beginning to intermediate-level students an opportunity to sketch together outdoors, in parks, gardens, and other unique urban locales in Minneapolis, while learning the techniques to capture the people, environment, architecture, and nuances of the visual landscape. Classes meet on location (including first class). Class only meets at MCAD in case of rain (active raining, not threat of rain, or damp ground). / Open to students ages 16 and above. / View complete policies here.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 9June 30Saturday9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: David Farr
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $30.00

Retouching and color-correcting images are two tasks beginning users are always anxious to learn as soon as possible. This class will present the most-used tools and techniques to do these tasks quickly with a high degree of ease and precision. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Prerequisites: Working knowledge of Mac OS X. Experience in Adobe Photoshop is helpful but not required.

What to Bring: Pen or pencil; notebook or sketchbook; USB drive or cloud storage option for saving work.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 13June 13Wednesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Sculpture and Furniture, New Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

Learn the foundations of metalworking and welding! From dreaming about creating custom wrought iron gates and sleek modern furniture bases to creating mixed contemporary sculpture, this class will help students realize their goals. This class will focus on the basics of metal forming and welding by utilizing a project-based approach incorporating a variety of techniques spanning several processes, culminating in a final, student-driven project. This class aims to synthesize and apply each technique used towards an intended goal using mild steel, TIG, MIG, and stick-welding.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 14August 9Thursday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Art Educator Workshops, Photography and Filmmaking

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: David Farr
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $250.00

This class will focus on learning the mechanical operations of a Digital SLR (Single Lens Reflex) camera. Educators will apply their new photography skills and formulate projects and assignments for high school students. The photographic medium is seemingly redefined every year and digital photography has become an inescapable reality in terms of artistic practice and personal documentation. Though the endless streams of technical jargon can be intimidating, the medium remains, at its core, the manipulation of light.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 18June 22Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 16 and above
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $50.00

Throughout the year, Continuing Education sponsors the Figure Drawing Co-op, open drawing sessions for anyone interested in drawing from the live nude model. While an MCAD staff member is present to facilitate, there is no instruction provided. / No discounts or coupon codes may be applied to the purchase of a Co-op pass. / View complete policies here.

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Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 18August 12Monday, Sundayvaried

Art Educator Workshops, Print, Paper, Bookmaking

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Bridget O'Malley
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $250.00

Produce your own prints in MCAD's beautiful and expansive printmaking studio and spend a week of your own studio time on technical investigation and personal exploration. This week-long workshop for art educators will include demonstrations of intaglio, embossing, relief printing, and monotype printmaking techniques. Learn intaglio processes on copper and plexiglass plates, including drypoint and etching; experiment with embossing, chine-collé, and experimental plate printing; and discover the monotype process, including how to print by hand and with a press.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 18June 22Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Sustainable Design

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Curt McNamara
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $242.00

Buckminster Fuller was an architect, systems theorist, author, and designer. He is known for inventing the geodesic dome, the Dymaxion car, and many other designs inspired by nature.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 21August 2Thursday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Art Educator Workshops, Animation

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Michelle Brost
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $250.00

Bring your imagination to life in Animation for Art Educators! This course is designed to get art teachers back into the studio and provide some ideas for new lessons to take back into the classroom. Multiple forms of animation will be explored, including no-tech, low-tech, and high-technology options. Students will create their own finished animations that include flip-books, zoetropes, stop motion animation, and even some computer generated animation.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 25June 29Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Illustration and Comic Art

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Jaime Anderson
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $202.00

During this class, students will learn how to navigate the illustration industry, develop a compelling portfolio, and prepare themselves for professional careers in the exciting field of illustration. This class will focus the business side of illustration, covering portfolio development to promotional strategies that will prepare students for their professional careers. This class serves as a complement to our Introduction to Illustration class.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 25July 30Monday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Art Educator Workshops, Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Shannon Brunette
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $250.00

This class is geared towards adventurous individuals eager to explore new creative terrain and the art educator who wants to expand the way they think about drawing. The class will consider the criteria for successful experimental work and look at contemporary artists using experimental drawing as their primary artistic practice. Drawing will be considered as a mode of discovery and creativity. Experimentation will be key to exploring the parameters of drawing.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 25June 29Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Illustration and Comic Art

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Jaime Anderson
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $202.00

This course will provide students with an introduction into the exciting world of digital illustration utilizing the powerful industry standards – Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Students in this class will explore a wide range of techniques which include creating vector illustrations, integrating traditional line art, and developing digital painting skills in Photoshop. Students will learn how to take an idea from sketch to screen, using digital tools and techniques to produce professional and dynamic digital illustrations.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 27August 1Wednesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Game Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Colin O'Neill
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $403.00

In this course, students build a working video game in the Unity game engine. Much more than a step-by-step tutorial, learners will be able to develop their own mechanics, assets, and aesthetic. The class will work through existing projects and heavily modify them to create original work. Computer experience is important, but no previous game engine experience is necessary. Through video walkthroughs, playtesting, and structured workflow, students bring their ideas to life in a finished, playable product. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 9August 10Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Sustainable Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Wendy Jedlička
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $300.00

The demand for skilled sustainability practitioners has grown exponentially in the past three decades. As businesses, nonprofits, and governments worldwide have adopted sustainability-focused practices, the need for professionals with the expertise to guide them has never been greater. To build sustainability professionals' credibility in the eyes of clients, colleagues, employers, and the public, the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) developed standards of practice for sustainability professionals.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 9August 10Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Ashby Utting
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $403.00

This is the second course in the Web Development Basics series. In this course, students build on their understanding of HTML, and use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to create well crafted web pages. Topics include: CSS selectors and properties, fonts and typographic treatment, colors, divs and spans, floats, layout, and positioning. This five week online course is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 9August 10Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Photography and Filmmaking

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Sam Hoolihan
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $202.00

In this class, students will introduce and experiment with new forms of intimacy, narrative, and physicality in photography work through the unique form of the photobook. Students will learn about image capture, editing, sequencing, and the text/image relationship. Printing and binding options, as well as distribution possibilities, will be discussed. Each participant will work through the steps in the process of bringing a series of their photographs into the book form.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 9August 6Monday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Susan Shields
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $202.00

Students in this class will focus on drawing the portrait through a traditional, classical lens. The class is structured loosely following traditional Atelier methods, in combination with equally successful approaches to observational drawing, students will begin by copying a Charles Barques drawing in charcoal, will then move on to drawing planar 3D head models and realistic head casts, and finally graduate to working from a live model.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 10August 7Tuesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Illustration and Comic Art

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Alison Nowak
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $202.00

Editorial Illustration is an exciting market for illustrators, offering the opportunity to create visual imagery for a variety of newspapers and magazines. The illustrator's ideas are the driving force in this work, engaging the viewer and propelling them into the world of the story. Through lectures on contemporary editorial illustrators and demonstrations of mediums, students will learn about contemporary illustration, experiment with materials and techniques, and practice developing illustrations from thumbnail sketch to final project.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 10August 7Tuesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Illustration and Comic Art

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Diana Green
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $202.00

The graphic memoir is a specific type of graphic novel. Students will learn to structure and script a story detailing one aspect of the student's life. An ability to draw and an understanding of the comic form are helpful but not required. This course is more about writing than it is about art. The course will be taught through discussion, lecture, shared readings of student work, and explorations of existing graphic memoirs. While there is no required textbook, handouts will be given including a recommended reading list. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 10August 7Tuesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Erin Sandsmark
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $202.00

In this course, students will dive into the world of art history, utilizing the Minneapolis Institute of Art as a point of inspiration. The focus of the work created in this course will be both drawing and painting, with an option for oil and/or acrylic paints. There is amazing work to discover and explore from the incredible resources in our back yard. A curated list of works and artists from the American Modernism collection at Mia will aid students in finding influences for their work.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 12August 9Thursday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Illustration and Comic Art

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Andi Fink
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $81.00

This class, designed for those interested in hand-lettering, will teach students the basics of modern calligraphy: writing posture, ink control, and composition. This relaxed studio class will focus on modern calligraphy, meaning that students will experiment with ways to embellish and compose their natural handwriting rather than striving for traditional uniform standards. Students will learn to control the ink so that they gain the ability to write in whichever style feels most natural and appeals to their aesthetic sensibility.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 12July 19Thursday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Print, Paper, Bookmaking

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Mary Leikvold
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $269.00

Learn the basics of the time honored medium of intaglio etching, or hone your printmaking skills and explore new possibilities in intaglio. The class begins with basic line etching, after which students will explore techniques for introducing color and texture into line etchings. There is a wealth of intriguing techniques for students to experiment with in this class: aquatint provides soft tones; sugar lift etching can afford the etcher a flowing line; chine-collé is a delightful collage technique. Students may take on multiple plate etching for full color etched prints.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 14August 11Saturday12:30-4:30 p.m.

Drawing and Painting

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Shannon Brunette
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $161.00

Students in this course will develop and refine their observational drawing practice through close examination and drawing of a variety of plant specimens. During four Saturday visits to the University of Minnesota's College of Biological Sciences Conservatory and Como Park Conservatory, the class will have the opportunity to create studies varying from timed observational contour drawings to fully formed experimentations. This course will provide an excellent opportunity for students to develop and enhance their ability to observe and study the details of a given object.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 14August 4Saturday10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Heidi Miller
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $161.00

Visual branding is a critical area of competence for any designer, and a useful area of knowledge for entrepreneurs, marketers, and other professionals. Students in this class will create a cohesive identity system for a real or fictional company, including a logo, brand assets, and mockups. Through sketching the realization of ideas using the Adobe Creative Cloud products, and structured critiques, the course will explore conceptual literacy, unifying factors in systems design, and the golden rules of logo design.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 18August 8Wednesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Photography and Filmmaking

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Sam Hoolihan
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $175.00

In this workshop, participants will learn the art and craft of hand-making 16mm films on black and white reversal film. The course will cover camera options, film stock choices, exposure, lenses, and how to process the film by hand. Students will also learn how to load, focus, run, maintain and operate the H16 Bolex Reflex camera. Participants will spend the first day shooting several rolls of film in collaboration. The second day will cover hand-processing in the darkroom, along with editing options and presentation.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 21July 22Saturday, Sunday10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Print, Paper, Bookmaking

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Bridget O'Malley
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $121.00

This workshop will focus on designing and binding books with images printed from linoleum blocks. There are so many ways to create books; some very simple styles involve just folding the paper. Some more complex designs require stitching and joining pages together with thread, screws or wire. This class will explore the processes of combining prints into books and portfolios. / Materials fee of $20 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 21August 11Saturday9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Illustration and Comic Art, Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Andi Fink
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $81.00

During this course, students will learn how to scan high resolution images of hand lettering and will then use Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to edit out any imperfections and digitize their work. Students will learn easy techniques for removing background textures, editing out blemishes, and re-composing individual words and letters while preserving the texture of ink on paper to add versatility to their compositions. / Open to students ages 16 and above. / View complete policies here.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 2August 9Thursday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Photography and Filmmaking

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: David Farr
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $30.00

If you are new to Adobe Lightroom, you will find that 75% of your time is probably spent in the Develop Module. Learn how process and develop photos using the panels, brush tools, film strip, presets, and snapshots within this most important module of Lightroom in one evening. / Open to students ages 16 and above. / View complete policies here.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 8August 8Wednesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Sustainable Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Curt McNamara
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $1,209.00

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. / View complete policies here.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 27December 14Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Heidi Miller
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $1,209.00

Because the outlines of the profession continually change, the graphic designer must know how to integrate an understanding of visual literacy with broad-based cultural knowledge. This seminar examines the theoretical basis of graphic design, defining basic concepts and vocabulary used within the profession, such as information architecture, pattern-recognition, grids, proportion, rhythm, sequence, and gestalt.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 27December 14Monday, Wednesday6:30–9:00 p.m.

Sustainable Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Deann Garcia
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $1,209.00

We are increasingly surrounded by data, and information is collected and categorized in the smallest of increments. Data on sustainability is no exception. How do we use and present data in a way that is relevant for consumers? In this course, students learn about the growing field of information design and critically evaluate how it relates to communicating sustainability. Customized project-based assignments take students deeper into real-life situations. / Open to students ages 18 and above. / View complete policies here.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 27December 14Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Erika Hutchings
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $1,209.00

In this course, students will apply both traditional and web-specific concepts, best practices, and strategies as they learn advanced concepts and skills in web design. Topics covered include: advanced techniques for page layouts; building responsive web pages; and universal design concepts. From concept to delivery, students will work to develop a fully developed website through each step of the design process including ideation and wireframing, using advanced design tools and techniques, and preparing and presenting a design for client review.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 27December 14Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $403.00

This course introduces the fundamental language of the web: HyperText Markup Language (HTML). Students will explore how the web works, tags, links, images, lists, tables, forms, web standards (old, new, and evolving), directory structure, wireframing, web development best practices, and lay the foundation for further web development in the next course, Web Development Basics: CSS. This five week online course is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 27September 30Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Game Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Colin O'Neill
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $403.00

Students apply the fundamentals of game development to an original concept of their own creation. More creative than technical, this course considers approaches to character development, game challenges and strategy integration, and player engagement. Student build a game pitch document through discussion, analysis, and play. This course is geared for the aspiring designer or casual enthusiast whether console, card, or table top, and will include interviews with professional game writers, designers, and tournament players. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 27September 30Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Amy Sands
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $1,209.00

See. Examine. Draw. Explore the microscopic world of plants and insects from direct observation through a lens and from rich, scientific, online databases of digitally captured magnifications. In this class, students explore the relationship between art and science through the close examination of botanical and insect life. The observed information is transformed into large- and small-scale drawings in a variety of media. Topics include natural formations of pattern, metamorphosis, artists who integrate science and art, and building a series of related works.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 27December 14Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Erika Hutchings
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $806.00

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. Essential skills in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator that support the task of each assignment will be taught through weekly tutorials.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 1December 14Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Robert Algeo
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $403.00

Web Development: PHP and MySQL will take students beyond the what is visible in their web browser's front end displays by exploring and experimenting with the back-end, server-side technologies of PHP and MySQL. Student will learn how to develop dynamic, programmatic web sites using PHP, discover how to access, display, and work with data contained within MySQL databases, and develop form-focused user experiences that allow them to read and write information into their database.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 1November 4Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $403.00

This is the second course in the Web Development Basics series. In this course, students build on their understanding of HTML, and use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to create well crafted web pages. Topics include: CSS selectors and properties, fonts and typographic treatment, colors, divs and spans, floats, layout, and positioning. This five week online course is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 1November 4Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Game Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Colin O'Neill
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $403.00

Mechanics are the working parts of a game system. Whether on a screen or on a table, all games have rules and logic that make the game fun and challenging. In this course, students analyze and implement a wide range of the interactive components of game design. This course takes an in-depth look at what makes a game a game, and how to best approach player interaction for any given concept. Through demonstrations and discussion, students explore the vast possibilities to consider as they construct their own game structure.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 1November 4Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Sustainable Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Taryn Mead
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $403.00

Nature offers boundless inspiration for sustainable design, but how do we access the wealth of biological information available and apply it effectively to design? This project-oriented course provides an introduction to the tools and concepts of biomimicry, a new discipline that emulates nature's best ideas and blueprints in order to solve human design challenges. The course will cover core biological principles, astound you with the wealth of design solutions available in nature, and provide numerous examples of innovative designs inspired by natural models.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 1November 4Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $403.00

This is the third course in the Web Development Basics series. In this course, students expand on their understanding of HTML and CSS, laying a foundation for more advanced development work. Students will build towards professional-grade front-end web development. Topics include: advanced layout and positioning, source control using Git and Github, modular CSS, and basic interactivity with JavaScript. Students complete a large development project for their portfolio. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
November 5December 14Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Game Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Colin O'Neill
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $403.00

In this course, students build a working video game in the Unity game engine. Much more than a step-by-step tutorial, learners will be able to develop their own mechanics, assets, and aesthetic. We will work through existing projects and heavily modify them to create original work. Computer experience is important, but no previous game engine experience is necessary. Through video walkthroughs, playtesting, and structured workflow, students bring their ideas to life in a finished, playable product.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
November 5December 14Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Sustainable Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Wendy Jedlička
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $300.00
The demand for skilled sustainability practitioners has grown exponentially in the past three decades. As businesses, nonprofits, and governments worldwide have adopted sustainability-focused practices, the need for professionals with the expertise to guide them has never been greater. To build sustainability professionals' credibility in the eyes of clients, colleagues, employers, and the public, the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) developed standards of practice for sustainability professionals. This course will help prepare professionals applying sustainability to their industries for the ISSP-SA (Sustainability Associate) exam. / Open to students ages 18 and above. / View complete policies here.
Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
November 5December 9Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Robert Algeo
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $403.00

Web Development: WordPress will acclimate students to developing and designing within the Wordpress content management system. Using contemporary development techniques and workflows, students will create professional-caliber Wordpress themes. Students will leverage technologies like PHP, MySQL, SFTP, Docker, and Git to create robust, secure, and scalable Wordpress sites, while also learning how to express themselves and their ideas through both design and content.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
November 5December 14Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Print, Paper, Bookmaking

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Keith Taylor
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $202.00

Polymergravure is a non-toxic, faster, and environmentally friendlier alternative to the traditional copperplate photogravure process. Students will create a black-and-white etched image generated from a photographic transparency and printed on an etching press. Create prints that have the gravity and feel of a 19th century photogravure with the ease of 21st century printing technology! This introductory workshop will guide participants through each state of the process from the original image file to the final print.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 4July 9Monday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Print, Paper, Bookmaking

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Mary Leikvold
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

This class is designed for experienced printmakers interested in exploring and refining their creative and technical skills. No beginning instruction will be offered; the class is intended for intermediate and advanced students only. Selected demos will be offered, along with individual tutorials as needed. Sessions will also include informal dialogues, large and small group critiques, and studio time. The learning environment is collaborative and relaxed. Students may work independently of class in the studio during printshop hours when other classes are not in session.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 7August 9Thursday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Professional Development and Liberal Arts, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Jen Caruso
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $1,209.00

Can a particular form or set of stimuli always or reliably bring about a particular result? While there is still divided opinion as to how far an understanding of neurological functions can go in explaining how art "works" on the viewer or reader, scientists and artists alike have turned to neuroaesthetics to explain the aesthetic experience through a science of the mind.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 27December 14Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Professional Development and Liberal Arts

Open to students ages 18 and above
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $1,209.00

This course investigates the aesthetic issues at the heart of writing as an art in itself. Course topics illuminate the kind of thinking that guides and inspires and require students to develop presentations and to explore creatively. Students engage in deep investigations into the nature of communication and inquiries about the role of language. The class may include trips to and possibly participation in local events to enhance the classroom experience and students' understanding of the creative writing process.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 27December 14Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Ramon Tejada
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $1,209.00

Because the outlines of the profession continually change, the graphic designer must know how to integrate an understanding of visual literacy with broad-based cultural knowledge. This seminar examines the theoretical basis of graphic design, defining basic concepts and vocabulary used within the profession, such as information architecture, pattern-recognition, grids, proportion, rhythm, sequence, and gestalt.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 27December 14Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Professional Development and Liberal Arts, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Dawn Pankonien
Term: Fall 2018
Price: $1,209.00

By examining myth/ritual and its symbolization process, this course explores the significance of myth spanning from the ancient Greek stories to modern comics. Anthropological and psychological theories on the origins of mythology are emphasized. Class material utilizes cross-cultural as well as comparative examples from contemporary fine arts and popular culture. Class sessions are a mix of lecture and discussion. This course fulfills the Science and Economic Systems requirement for Humanities and Sciences. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 27December 14Online - AsynchronousAsynchronous

Drawing and Painting, School Year Classes, Pre-College Studio Intensive

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Preston Drum
Term: Spring 2018
Price: $205.00

Experience an MCAD studio class in a two-day, hands-on intensive. Over one weekend, students will work on drawing and painting projects based on historical art movements or the work of famous artists. Projects may include still life or experimental assignments with assistance from instructors. Additional activities will include: technical demonstrations; guest artist discussions about studio practice and careers; and an information session with admissions counselors about portfolio development and the college application process.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
March 17March 18Saturday, Sunday9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Photography and Filmmaking, School Year Classes, Pre-College Studio Intensive

Open to students ages 15–18
Instructor: Galen Fletcher
Term: Spring 2018
Price: $205.00

Experience an MCAD studio class in a two-day, hands-on intensive. Over one weekend, students will work on a photography project with assistance from instructors, along with technical demonstrations, guest artist discussions about studio practice and careers, and an information session with admissions counselors about portfolio development. This class is an opportunity for young artists to learn and work in an immersive studio class environment. / Open to students ages 15–18.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
March 17March 18Saturday, Sunday9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Sculpture and Furniture

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Tim Bruckner
Term: Summer 2018
Price: $363.00

In this class, students will explore character design and expression in three dimensions. Each student will design their own character and develop a physical form, half-life size, in oil based clay over a supplied armature. Students will learn modeling and finishing techniques. Additionally, the class will review what makes for a compelling 3D interpretation and work toward building a fully realized sculpture. Whether a novice or experienced, there is something for everybody in this class.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 6August 8Wednesday6:30-9:30 p.m.