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  • Fall 2014 Brochure
  • This semester offers diverse courses in art + design, digital technology, education, movement + dance, music and writing.

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Adobe Creative Suite Overview
CE 1403C 01
Christina Hess
  • Fall 2014
  • Sep 29 to Dec 01
  • 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
  • Fall 2014
  • Oct 01 to Oct 29
  • 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
  • Fall 2014
  • Nov 05 to Dec 10
  • 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
  • Fall 2014
  • Oct 02 to Dec 11
  • 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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Adobe Photoshop Advanced
CE 5421C 01
TBA
  • Fall 2014
  • Sep 30 to Dec 02
  • 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
Gregg Robinson
  • Fall 2014
  • Oct 02 to Oct 30
  • Thu 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 Digital Editing - Photoshop
CE 2751C 01
TBA
  • Fall 2014
  • Sep 30 to Dec 02
  • Tue 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
  • Fall 2014
  • Nov 01 to Nov 01
  • Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 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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Assessing, Analyzing + Monitoring Social Media
CE 2234C 01
TBA
  • Fall 2014
  • Oct 01 to Dec 10
  • Wed 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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Black + White Film Photography
CE 1701C 01
Sandra Davis
  • Fall 2014
  • Sep 29 to Dec 01
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Embrace the fundamentals of film photography and explore the expressive qualities of black and white fine art photography. Using black and white film, experiment with and master the Holga 120N, a favorite of art photographers worldwide. Coursework includes lectures, assignments and critiques, as well as developing and printing film in the chemical darkroom. Prerequisite: Digital Photography I or equivalent experience.

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Bookmaking + Enclosure Design
CE 9499N 01
Rosae Reeder
  • Fall 2014
  • Sep 29 to Dec 01
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Learn techniques of crafting handmade books and the creation of enclosure designs and artist boxes to house your work.

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Botanical Illustration
CE 1066N 01
TBA
  • Fall 2014
  • Sep 30 to Oct 28
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Learn how to use plants as the artistic subject of drawings of the natural world while developing basic techniques. Designed for artists of all experiences, this course will advance your understanding of botanical works through practice, assignments and critiques.

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