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Acting Lab
CE 6102N 01
TBA
  • Fall 2015
  • Sep 30 to Dec 09
  • 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 any 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
  • Fall 2015
  • Oct 05 to Dec 07
  • 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 Photoshop
CE 2423C 01
TBA
  • Fall 2015
  • Oct 01 to Dec 10
  • 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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Artist Statement Workshop
CE 3100N 01
TBA
  • Fall 2015
  • Oct 20 to Oct 20
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Is your artist statement stale, rushed or errs on the side of formal? Align your wording with your work in this course that helps translate visuals into powerfully-written statements suitable for first impressions, presentations, exhibits and opportunity.

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Assessing, Analyzing + Monitoring Social Media
CE 2234C 01
Megan Morris
  • Fall 2015
  • Oct 05 to Dec 07
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

In a rush to stay current in today's fast-paced digital marketing world? Many companies deploy a social media strategy without a plan to measure success. If you're not analyzing your strategy's effectiveness with the right markers, you could be wasting money anf resoucres. Deploying a social media analysis and monitoring strategy will provide tangible benefits that ensure your social media strategy is a success. Monitoring social media channels can also help you manage your brand image and allow you to not only react effectively, but be proactive. Learn how to create analysis and monitoring strategies, make the appropriate adjustments to your overall strategy, work with industry influencers to promote your brand and manage a social media crisis.

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Building Terrariums Workshop - Closed Vessel
CE 3106N 01
Kevin Kernan
  • Fall 2015
  • Oct 21 to Oct 21
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
UArts

In this one-day workshop, learn about the proper plants that will thrive in a terrarium, with the focus here on closed-glass containers. We'll look at selecting and caring for plants in the enviornments you create. You will build a complete terrrarium, explore your design and decoration, and further your skills to leave with a finished design. All materials provided.

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Building Terrariums Workshop - Open Vessel
CE 3104N 01
Kevin Kernan
  • Fall 2015
  • Oct 28 to Oct 28
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
UArts

Similar to the closed-vessel workshop, learn about selecting the proper plans that will thrive in various open glass containers and the proper supplies needed to ensure their success. All materials provided.

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Children's Book Illustration
CE 2303N 01
Sandra Petrie
  • Fall 2015
  • Oct 01 to Oct 29
  • 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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Classical Tap
CE 6107N 01
Corinne Karon
  • Fall 2015
  • Oct 01 to Dec 10
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
UArts

Tap dance is a uniquely American dance form evolved from African-American and Irish-American folk dances. This course focuses on teaching classical tap steps, rhythm and technique. Class consists of warm-up and building a vocabulary of steps and combinations. This course is appropriate for all levels of experience, including beginners. Tap shoes are required.

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Creative Writing
CE 1913N 01
Kenneth Bingham
  • Fall 2015
  • Oct 01 to Dec 10
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 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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Design Workshop - Greeting Cards
CE 3103N 01
TBA
  • Fall 2015
  • Oct 06 to Oct 20
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Mass-produced greeting cards can't say it like you can. In this workshop, learn to create handmade, personalized cards for any occassion - including those times when you just want to say "hi." From DIY techniques to tips for writing and designing, learn to create unforgettable cards that look as homemade or sophisticated as you'd like.

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Design Workshop - Wrapping Paper
CE 3102N 01
TBA
  • Fall 2015
  • Oct 22 to Nov 05
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Add the perfect personalized though to gift-giving with homemade, custom-designed wrapping paper. Learn to design and create your own look using various stamping and printing techniques, and get tips for repeating patterns on large rolls. Walk away from this class with your own mini roll of one-of-a-kind gift wrap.

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