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Acting Lab
CE 6102N 01
Rosey Hay
  • Summer 1 2016
  • May 25 to Aug 03
  • 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
TBA, Natasha Warshawsky
  • Summer 1 2016
  • May 25 to Aug 03
  • Wed 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
Lorraine Le Storti
  • Summer 1 2016
  • May 31 to Jun 28
  • 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
  • Summer 2 2016
  • Jul 05 to Aug 09
  • Tue 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 Bailey
  • Summer 1 2016
  • May 26 to Aug 04
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Explore Adobe Photoshop through hands-on design-based exercises. The course starts with an introduction to the Photoshop interface, its tools and the types of files that are used for graphic application for web and print. 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 a range of images from altered photographs to website templates and elements such as content boxes and buttons, and rich graphics.

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Advanced Camera Techniques
CE 2744C 01
Addison Geary
  • Summer 1 2016
  • May 24 to Aug 02
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Elevate your photography to new heights with proficiency in complex technical and practical techniques.Learn to apply camera formats and advanced image manipulation to your work, giving consideration to factors including advanced exposure, low-light situations, off-camera flash, camera raw capture, and raw file editing techniques; in addition, learn how to capture video with your Digital SLR camera. Prerequisites: Digital Photography II, Digital Media for Photographers - Lightroom, or equivalent experience.

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Book Arts + Language Arts Intensive
CE 0821N 01
TBA
  • Summer 2 2016
  • Aug 08 to Aug 12
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
UArts

Integrate text, image and structure through hands-on projects and exercises. Explore a variety of book structures as well as simple writing exercises to consider text and meaning. You will learn several book structures, such as accordion variations, sewn books, flexagons and pop-ups, to which writing is added, as well as simple methods to generate images.

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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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Building Terrariums Workshop
CE 3106N 01
Kevin Kernan
  • Summer 1 2016
  • Jun 15 to Jun 15
  • Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 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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Capstone Project - Communication + Web Design Certificate
CE 0007C 01
Edward Hertzog
  • Summer 1 2016
  • May 23 to Aug 08
  • 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
Edward Hertzog
  • Summer 1 2016
  • May 23 to Aug 08
  • 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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Ceramics - Dishware
CE 1599N 01
Hope Rovelto
  • Summer 1 2016
  • May 26 to Aug 04
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Produce handmade, usable ceramic dishware in this class designed for beginners and experienced ceramicists alike. Create plates, cups and other functional objects using three techniques: Hand-building, wheel throwing and molding and casting. Seasoned potters can advance their practice with added processes including coil, slab and pinch hand. All students take part in weekly demonstrations, including discussions on surface embellishing, altering forms, firing processes and various clays, slips, glazes and kiln firing procedures.

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