Continuing Education Classes

Summer 2018

3D Modeling: Digital Techniques

Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, Sculpture & 3D
Throughout history, ornament has served to convey meaning as well as offer decoration on objects. Using ornamentation as a starting point, this class explores laser cutting and 3D printing t...

Adobe Illustrator in a Day: Section 1

Monday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Graphic Design
A comprehensive review of the potential of Adobe Illustrator. The class will take you through many of the tools and effects, and brief demonstrations will allow you to visualize new directio...

Adobe Illustrator in a Day: Section 2

Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Graphic Design
A comprehensive review of the potential of Adobe Illustrator. The class will take you through many of the tools and effects, and brief demonstrations will allow you to visualize new directio...

Adobe Illustrator: Introduction

Monday, Wednesday, 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
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...

Basic Wood Construction

Tuesday, Thursday, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Sculpture & 3D
Whether you are an artist who wants to carve wood or needs to make a stretcher for your painting, or someone who wants a cabinet or shelves for their apartment, you need to know basic wood c...

Basics of Ceramics

Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Ceramics
An introduction to creating basic ceramic vessels and sculptures. Through demonstrations and hands-on learning, students will learn both wheel and hand- building techniques and participate i...

Color Theory for Artists and Designers: One-Week Intensive Course

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, Painting
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...

Drawing: Introduction

Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Drawing
This course is designed to improve your powers of perception, expose you to a wide range of techniques and methods of drawing and to help you find your personal voice in the medium. We will ...

Expressive Figure Drawing

Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Drawing
Would you like to take a new approach to your figure drawings? Are you curious about combining wet and dry media? Have you wanted to experiment with figure sources and to explore the human f...

Fundamentals of 2D Design

Tuesday, Thursday, 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
This class 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 recognize iss...

Graphic Design: Beginner

Tuesday, Thursday, 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
With a focus on the integration of design elements and how they are created, chosen, and organized, this course explores the potential of graphic design. For each project, students will expl...

Graphic Design: Intermediate

Tuesday, Thursday, 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
This course is for students who have taken Beginning Graphic Design or an equivalent and are looking to take their skills to the next level. Emphasizing hands-on studio work with minimal lec...

Intaglio and Etching: Introduction

Saturday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Print & Paper
Intaglio printing means printing ink from the incised marks in a plate or matrix. Etching means that acid is used to corrode these marks into the plate. This is a course for beginning studen...

Introduction to Analog Photography

Tuesday, Thursday, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Photography
This is a hands-on course that will introduce students to analog photography. Students will learn how to make pinhole cameras, use 35mm SLR film cameras, process film, and create black and w...

Introduction to Digital Photography

Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Photography
Digital Photo 1 is an introduction to the world of digital photography. Students will learn to operate a digital camera, to enhance their images in post-production using Photoshop and to mak...