Continuing Education Classes

Spring 2018

Adobe Illustrator: Introduction

Thursday, 6:30 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...

Anatomy for Life Drawing

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Drawing
This course is designed to improve your concept and understanding of the human figure by studying the underlying skeletal and muscular structure and how it affects surface appearance. Class ...

Around the Ring: Metal Design

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Metals
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,
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...

Basics of Ceramics

Friday, 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...

Beading Techniques - Workshop

Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Metals
Working mainly with small seed beads, students in this course will learn various off-loom stringing techniques. Beadwork stitches such as netting and herringbone will be taught, as well as a...

Bracelets and Bangles - Workshop

Saturday, Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Metals
Bracelets and bangles are a terrific addition to any outfit. In this course, students of all levels will be able to create their own cuff bracelets and textured bangles working with sheet me...

Ceramics: Wheel Throwing

Saturday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Ceramics
Prepare to get your hands dirty in this introductory wheel-throwing course. We will start by learning the basics of creating a simple vessel and move on to more refined techniques that push ...

Children's Book Illustration

Tuesday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Graphic Arts
As a kid you probably spent happy times with Winnie the Pooh, Dr. De Soto, or Where the Wild Things Are. Now it’s time for YOU to take the plunge, and become author and illustrator! In this ...

Collage and Assemblage - Workshop

Saturday, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, Sculpture & 3D
The paradigm guiding artistic production and the appreciation of collage and assemblage changed radically in the last thirty years. Major changes developed in aesthetic content and narrative...

Color Theory for Artists

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 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...

Digital Photography Post-Production - Workshop

Saturday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Photography
This class is an exploration of basic to advanced principles of digital post-production workflow for photographers. Students will become familiar with color management, file formats, storage...

Digital Photography: Introduction

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 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...

Digital and Experimental Animation: Introduction

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Media Arts
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...

Drawing for Illustration and Figurative Art

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Drawing
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...