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Adobe Creative Suite Overview
CE 1403C 01
Christina Hess
  • Spring 2015
  • Feb 02 to Apr 13
  • Feb 02 to Apr 13
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Mon 7:00 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
    Lorraine Le Storti
    • 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
    Christine Bailey
    • 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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    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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    Building Terrariums Workshop - Closed Vessel
    CE 3106N 01
    Kevin Kernan
    • Spring 2015
    • May 02 to May 02
    • 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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    Business of Photography
    CE 5050C 01
    Addison Geary
    • Spring 2015
    • Mar 21 to Apr 11
    • Sat 10:00 AM - 3:30 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 - Digital Photography
    CE 0005C 01
    Lindsay Sparagana
    • Spring 2015
    • Feb 03 to Apr 14
    • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    UArts

    This course is designed to provide you the opportunity to demonstrate the skills and knowledge you have learned in the Digital Photography Certificate program. Explore and analyze topics within the discipline of photography to meet your individually defined goals in coordination with and approved by the instructor. Assemble and present your body of work in a portfolio of images appropriate to your professional, educational or personal goals. The course concludes with an exhibition. Prerequisite: For Digital Photography Certificate enrollees only; successful completion of all prerequisite classes is mandatory.

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    Capstone Project - Web Design Professional Certificate
    CE 0002C 01
    Edward Hertzog
    • Spring 2015
    • Feb 02 to Apr 13
    • 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
    Greg Pizzoli
    • Spring 2015
    • Mar 16 to Apr 13
    • Mon 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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    Contemporary Art in Philadelphia
    CE 3101N 01
    TBA
    • Spring 2015
    • Mar 21 to Apr 18
    • Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    UArts

    Are you intrigued by contemporary art, but feel less than knowledgable about current artists and their works? In this class, you'll visit contemporary art museums and galleries in Philadelphia, including the Fabric Workshop and Museum and the Insitute of Contemporary Art. Engage in discussions to enlighten the experience and provide context to bring meaning and understanding to these works.

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