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Adobe Creative Suite Overview
CE 1403C 01
Christina Hess
  • Spring 2015
  • Feb 02 to Apr 13
  • 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 Workshop
CE 024C 01
Erik Summa
  • Spring 2015
  • Feb 04 to Mar 04
  • Wed 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 workshop 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 Workshop
CE 025C 01
Erik Summa
  • Spring 2015
  • Mar 18 to Apr 15
  • 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
Brian Butler
  • Spring 2015
  • Feb 03 to Apr 14
  • Tue 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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Adobe Photoshop Advanced
CE 5421C 01
Jason Chen
  • Spring 2015
  • Feb 03 to Apr 14
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Explore advanced techniques while focusing on the design process and professional production techniques. Ideal for those eager to continue exploring Photoshop, working with advanced layer techniques, gaining an understanding of how to use curves for image enhancement and learning to sharpen images for output. Explore several advanced Photoshop techniques, including seamless compositing and advanced layering techniques, tool and palette customization and creative special effects for print, screen and the web. Print output is the student's responsibility; the University's Imaging Lab is available for output. Note: Please bring digital files and projects to work on during the first session. Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop or equivalent experience.

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Adobe Photoshop Workshop
CE 023C 01
TBA
  • Spring 2015
  • Feb 03 to Mar 03
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Get acquainted with Adobe Photoshop, the must-have software for work with web graphics. Explore Photoshop through hands- on exercises focused on its use as a tool for web design. The workshop starts with an introduction to the Photoshop interface and tools and the types of files that are used for web graphics.

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Advanced Camera Techniques
CE 2744C 01
Addison Geary
  • Spring 2015
  • Feb 04 to Apr 15
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This course provides a more advanced study of the complex technical and practical techniques of photography in relation to camera formats, photographic techniques and advanced image manipulation. As students develop these higher-level camera skills and apply them to their work, consideration is given to such topics as advanced exposure, low-light situations, off-camera flash, camera raw capture and raw file editing techniques. Prerequisite: Digital Photography II, Digital Media for Photographers - Lightroom or equivalent experience.

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Advanced Digital Editing - Photoshop
CE 2751C 01
TBA
  • Spring 2015
  • Feb 05 to Apr 16
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Learn how to further optimize the possibilities of Adobe Photoshop for image editing. In this course, harness the power of this software program specifically as it relates to photographers. Prerequisite: Digital Photography I, Digital Media for Photographers Photoshop and Creative Digital Editing for Photographers or equivalent experience.

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Artist Statement Workshop
CE 3100N 01
TBA
  • Spring 2015
  • Feb 17 to Feb 17
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Was your artist statement written in a rush to meet an application deadline and hasn't been updated since? Or is it something you settled on after agnonizing over the keyboard and a thesaurus, but still needs work to better represent your art? Your website, CV and countless applications all require you to translate your visual statements into words in order to make a powerful first impression. In this workshop, learn how to better present your work through a clear and individual artist statement.

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Broadway Jazz
CE 6118N 01
Christine Fisler
  • Spring 2015
  • Feb 04 to Apr 15
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
UArts

This course teaches different styles of jazz dance from popular Broadway musicals. Class begins with a warm-up, body isolations and stretches and proceeds to across-the-floor work. Learn dances from famous choreographers such as Bob Fosse and Jerome Robbins. In a pressure-free environment, you not only learn basic dance vocabulary, steps and stage presence, but also the choreography from popular Broadway musicals. This course is appropriate for all levels, no previous experience is required.

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Building Terrariums Workshop - Closed Vessel
CE 3106N 01
Kevin Kernan
  • Spring 2015
  • Apr 18 to Apr 18
  • Sat 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
UArts

Similar to the open-vessel 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
  • Spring 2015
  • Apr 11 to Apr 11
  • Sat 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
UArts

In this one-day workshop, learn about selecting the proper plants that will thrive in various glass containers and the proper supplies needed to ensure their success. The class will also cover how to care for and maintain the environments you've made. You will build a complete terrrarium, explore your design and decoration, and further your skills to leave with a finished open-vessel design. All materials provided.

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