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Acting Lab
CE 6102N 01
Rosey Hay
  • Spring 2016
  • Feb 03 to Apr 13
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
UArts

This course provides a basic foundation into the craft of acting to all participants, regardless of experience. Through investigating techniques in script analysis, movement, voice, ensemble, and collective collaboration, students gain skills widely useful in social, business or public speaking situations. Participants are assigned scene-work and/or monologues as a means of personal exploration, and they work closely with the instructor to discover their strengths and challenges as an actor.

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Adobe Creative Suite Overview
CE 1403C 01
Christine Bailey
  • Spring 2016
  • Feb 01 to Apr 11
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Designed for individuals with some exposure to the Adobe suite of design software, this course provides an overview of the fundamentals of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Topics include image resolution, scanning, importing and exporting images, print setup, photo adjustments and vector usage. Basic typography and design will also be addressed. You can expect to gain a better understanding of how the three programs work together to create products for print or the web.

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Adobe Illustrator
CE 024C 01
Christine Seabo
  • Spring 2016
  • Feb 02 to Mar 01
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

When it comes to designing web layouts, Adobe Illustrator allows you to move and resize elements quickly and intuitively. Illustrator is the industry standard for creating vector-based graphics such as logos and typography. It is also a rich supporting tool in creating page layouts prior to starting design. This course focuses on a practical overview of Adobe Illustrator's interface, workspace, tools and techniques. It will provide the skills to create website layouts, graphics, icons and typographical graphics that add distinction and professionalism to any website or user interface.

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Adobe Indesign
CE 025C 01
Christine Bailey
  • Spring 2016
  • Feb 03 to Mar 02
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Adobe's page layout program lets you put together every kind of print-oriented product imaginable: brochures, ads, posters, billboards and more using text, images and illustrations. InDesign allows the creation of multipage documents, and it works seamlessly with images from Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat. Learn how to integrate and use these tools more effectively. Print output is the student's responsibility.

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Adobe Photoshop
CE 2423C 01
Christine Seabo
  • Spring 2016
  • Feb 04 to Apr 14
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Explore Photoshop through hands-on web-design exercises. The course starts with an introduction to the Photoshop interface and tools and the types of files that are used for web graphics. The course continues as you learn how to use layers, effects, text, filters and image optimization tools for the web. Once you gain familiarity with the tools of Photoshop, you will be able to use those skills to create website templates, rich graphics and web page elements such as content boxes and buttons.

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Building Terrariums Workshop
CE 3106N 01
Kevin Kernan
  • Spring 2016
  • Mar 30 to Mar 30
  • Wed 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

In this one-day workshop, learn how to select the proper plants that will thrive in terrarium, glass containers and the supplies needed to ensure their success. Consider plant and object selection to design unique and decorative ecosysytems. All materials provided.

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Business of Photography
CE 5050C 01
Addison Geary
  • Spring 2016
  • Feb 04 to Mar 03
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This course serves as an introduction to the business and marketing practices common to photography and emphasizes developing professional objectives based upon careful consideration of the financial, legal, organizational, promotional, interpersonal and ethical practices of photography. Prerequisite: Digital Photography II or equivalent experience. This course is required for Digital Photography students preparing to enter the Capstone.

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Capstone Project - Communication + Web Design Certificate
CE 0007C 01
David Chaplin-Loebell
  • Spring 2016
  • Feb 01 to Apr 11
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Focus on expanding your design skills and refining your problem-solving abilities through advanced application of the design process. Work on a project, producing graphics and a website for a real-world client of your selection. Manage print design pieces from concept to completion, creating a logo, brochure and package design. Develop and build a website that complements and enhances your print media. You are expected to possess the necessary skills and knowledge required to successfully complete the Capstone Project, and you must arrive at the first class session having identified a client for your project. This course concludes with a formal presentation to a panel of instructors and students. Prerequisite: This class is for Communication Design + Web Certificate enrollees only; successful completion of all prerequisite classes is mandatory.

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Capstone Project - Web Design Professional Certificate
CE 0002C 01
David Chaplin-Loebell
  • Spring 2016
  • Feb 01 to Apr 11
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate the skills and knowledge you have learned in the Web Design Certificate program. At its core, this course focuses on project management skills, planning and the creation of a successful website that meets the needs and expectations of a real-world client. You must arrive at the first class session having identified a client for your project. This course concludes with a formal presentation to a panel of instructors and students. Prerequisite: This class is for Web Design Certificate enrollees only; successful completion of all prerequisite classes is mandatory.

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Children's Book Illustration
CE 2303N 01
Sandra Petrie
  • Spring 2016
  • Feb 04 to Mar 03
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This class is designed for illustrators looking to tailor their portfolio to target children's book agents and publishers. You will develop new portfolio pieces with a focus on narrative and promotional materials. Examine the works of contemporary illustrators and discuss techniques, materials and style. You should come to the first class session with examples of your work and a sketchbook.

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Creative Digital Editing for Photographers - Photoshop
CE 2750C 01
Addison Geary
  • Spring 2016
  • Feb 03 to Apr 13
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Learn how to optimize the full possibilities of Adobe Photoshop for image editing. In this course, harness the power of this incredible software program and understand its use, specifically as it relates to photographers. Step-by-step instruction will hone your skills. Additionally, learn the right way to scan film, prints and negatives for editing in Photoshop. Prerequisite: Digital Photography I and Digital Media for Photographers - Lightroom or equivalent experience.

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Creative Writing
CE 1913N 01
Kenneth Bingham
  • Spring 2016
  • Feb 04 to Apr 14
  • Thu 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This course is taught in a workshop format to allow both fiction and non-fiction writers to share, critique and improve their craft through lively discussions, conferences, written critiques, personal feedback and more, led by a professional writer. Participants examine plot structure, character developement, effective dialogue, voice and point of view. The goal is to guide students to refine a piece of work in prepareation to publish, while honoring the ongoing creative process of writing, editing and critiquing. This course is intended for writers with some work in various stages of development that they are eager to improve and expand.

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