Continuing Education Classes

Spring 2018

Experimental Figure Drawing

Thursday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Drawing
This course is open to individuals at any level and will focus on figure drawing as an experimental medium. By using the figure as a focus and a point of departure, we will explore various a...

Figure Drawing: Beginner

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Drawing
Contemporary and traditional approaches to the figure are the focus and inspiration of this course. We will explore composition, light, gesture, contour and space through the juxtaposition o...

Fundamentals of 2D Design

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
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...

Graphic Design: Beginner

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

Graphic Design: Intermediate

Tuesday, 6:30 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...

Guitar and Dulcimer: Design and Construction

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Sculpture & 3D
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...

Illustrating for Design Projects

Friday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Illustration
This course focuses on the relationship between illustration and design, and how it can generate meaningful content. By exploring symbols, typography, and picture-making we will begin to und...

Illustration: Beginner

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Illustration
In this course, you will explore the partnership between the art of illustration and the written word. We begin with a warm-up drawing exercise followed by weekly assignments in logical prog...

Illustration: Intermediate

Thursday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Illustration
This course continues your exploration of illustration by simulating the experience of a professional freelance illustrator. Through homework assignments, students will learn the importance ...

Lithography: Nuts & Bolts

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Print & Paper
This course focuses on using lithography as a starting point for editioned images as well as series and monoprints. Structured for both beginning and advanced students, the course tailors te...

Mapping: Painting and Drawing

Monday, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Drawing
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, ...

Metal Techniques: Pattern, Texture and Etch - Workshop

Saturday, Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Metals
In this course, students of all levels will learn methods for adding texture and pattern to metal so that it can be used for a variety of applications such as jewelry, sculpture, and art and...

Mixed Media Drawing: Works on Paper

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Drawing
This high-energy class explores drawing using a variety of materials and approaches: wet and dry, collage, text, artists’ books and more. We will investigate and work from the observational,...

Mixed Media Watercolor

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Painting
In this course, students will learn the tools to tackle personal projects with a variety of media. We will discuss ways to effectively use and combine media such as ink, watercolor, gouache,...

Monoprint

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Print & Paper
A monoprint is an individual, one-of-a-kind print that can be made from traditional plates such as metal, wood, cardboard, plexiglass or other nontraditional surfaces that are found or manip...