Continuing Education Classes

Spring 2018

Graphic Design: Beginner - Section 1

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: Beginner - Section 2

Tuesday, 9:00 am - 12:00 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...

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...

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, Painting
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, ...

Mixed Media Drawing: Works on Paper

Monday, 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...

Painting: Intermediate to Advanced

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

Photoshop: Introduction

Friday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Graphic Design
This course begins with basic Adobe Photoshop techniques such as selecting objects, color correction, photo retouching, collage and more. We move on to incorporate advanced features using la...

Portfolio Preparation for Illustrators & Designers

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design, Illustration
Do you have design and/or illustration pieces and skills plus a desire to put these to work for you? Have you completed or almost completed one of our certificate programs? In this seminar-s...

Portrait Drawing - Workshop

Saturday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Drawing
The portrait is essential to virtually every form of fine art, from painting and sculpture to video and photography. Portraiture tells us about a particular individual while revealing someth...

Portrait Painting and Drawing

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Drawing, Painting
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...