Continuing Education Classes

Graphic Design: Beginner (Section 2)

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
Fall 2018
With a focus on the integration of design elements and how they are created, chosen, and organized, this intensive course explores the potential of graphic design. For each project, students...

Fundamentals of 2D Design

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
Fall 2018
Design Fundamentals is an investigation into the core elements of art and design. The class will provide a solid foundation for your work as a designer or illustrator. You will learn to reco...

Adobe Illustrator: Introduction

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
Fall 2018
This course is a comprehensive introduction to the wide-ranging qualities of Adobe Illustrator. The class will take you through many of the program’s tools and effects, and will include cont...

Wheel Throwing and Saggar Firing: Advanced Beginner

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Ceramics
Fall 2018
For students who have had an introductory experience working on the potter's wheel and now want to strengthen and refine their technical skills, as well as develop one's voice in creating cl...

Painting: Intermediate to Advanced

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Painting
Fall 2018
This course is for students who have achieved basic painting skills and want to further their abilities, interests and projects on the intermediate or advanced level. You will begin by shari...

Digital Type Founding: An Introduction to Making Fonts

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
Fall 2018
Fonts. We see them everywhere, use them daily, and seldom pause to ask where they come from. This introductory course surveys concepts and processes involved in creating typefaces from initi...

Drawing for Illustration and Figurative Art

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Drawing
Fall 2018
This course combines frequent drawing sessions at the Museum of Fine Arts, in-class workshop assignments and at-home drawing exercises. Students will learn the fundamentals of traditional fi...

Guitar and Dulcimer: Design and Construction

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Sculpture & 3D
Fall 2018
In this course, students learn to make their own stringed instruments and develop fine woodworking skills. The course begins with designing and building a uniquely American instrument: the A...

Digital and Experimental Animation: Introduction

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Media Arts
Fall 2018
This introductory course focuses on bringing still and moving images to life through a wide variety of applications including Photoshop, After Effects, Dragonframe and Premiere Pro. By becom...

Creative Geographies: Mixed Media and Mapping

Monday, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Drawing
Fall 2018
Mapping has a central place in contemporary art as well as a universal graphic appeal and fascination. Maps conjure up journeys and unexplored places. In this course students will use maps, ...

Portrait Painting and Drawing

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Painting
Fall 2018
Portraiture is specific and general, timely and timeless. It informs us about a particular individual while revealing something about us all. The portrait, whether a painting or drawing, inv...

Color Theory for Artists and Designers

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Painting
Fall 2018
What is color, and how has it been used historically, symbolically, and culturally across many disciplines and virtually all areas of art? Whether you are interested in fashion, design, fine...

Digital Approaches to Illustration

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
Fall 2018
This course is equally intended for students interested in a pure digital approach, and those who want to learn how the power of the computer can enhance and streamline a traditional workflo...

Around the Ring: Metal Design

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Metals
Fall 2018
Rings are one of the most popular forms of jewelry: symbols of commitment, indicators of status or expressions of personal taste. In this class we will explore both history and contemporary ...

Art as Process

Thursday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Drawing
Fall 2018
This course is for individuals who want to transform and develop their artistic practice and visual awareness. Art as Process is an intensive studio class focusing on experimentation and cre...