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Acting Lab
CE 6102N 01
Rosey Hay
  • Fall 2016
  • Sep 28 to Dec 07
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 7:30 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
Christine Bailey
  • Fall 2016
  • Sep 27 to Dec 06
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Have little to no experience with Adobe design software? This course outlines the fundamentals of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Learn the basics of image resolution, scanning, image import/export, print setup, photo adjustments and vectors, as well as introductory typography and design. You'll gain a better understanding of how these three software programs work together and independently to create products for print and web. This course offers navigational and introductory essentials, as well as a solid foundation for ongoing design exploration.

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Adobe Illustrator
CE 024C 01
Erin Malkowski
  • Fall 2016
  • Sep 28 to Oct 26
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Illustrator is a powerful tool that lets artists, illustrators and designers create infinitely scalable vector graphics. Learn how to use the application to create logos and icons, and how to convert drawings to an editable digital format. This course offers a practical overview of Adobe Illustrator's interface, workspace, tools and techniques. You will practice building with shapes, colors, gradients and lines while integrating good use of typography. Skills acquired can be used to design page layouts, website mock-ups or wireframes that add distinction and professionalism to any business or personal project.

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Adobe InDesign
CE 025C 01
Christine Seabo
  • Fall 2016
  • Nov 02 to Dec 07
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Adobe InDesign is the go-to software for print-oriented products ranging from brochures and ads to billboards, product packaging, annual reports, magazines and books. Make the most of this versatile design program with an in-depth look at everything from fundamentals and navigation to organization of project components including style sheets, master pages, tables and columns. Explore the program's web and interactive uses as well as its compatibility with Photoshop and Illustrator. Finish this course armed with a basic working knowledge of InDesign that spans all of your desktop and digital publishing needs.

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Adobe Photoshop
CE 2423C 01
Christine Bailey
  • Fall 2016
  • Sep 29 to Dec 08
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard for editing raster graphics. This course kicks off with an introduction to its interface, tools and potential application to both web and print. Learn basic techniques for cropping and retouching images as well as for correcting exposure, color and lighting - skills applicable to everything from restoring old photos to manipulating the shot you snapped today. Students also explore more sophisticated features like text, layer and blur effects. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to edit and manipulate photos to create the perfect image or combine multiple images to create an entirely new scene. Aspiring photographers, graphic designers and web designers all benefit from these Photoshop image editing basics. This class satisfies prerequisites for Advanced Adobe Photoshop CC.

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Art of the Sell: Pitching your Movie or Scene
CE 1920N 01
David Greenberg, Diane Walsh
  • Fall 2016
  • Nov 19 to Nov 19
  • Sat 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
UArts

Ever wonder why there are so many bad movies out there? Answer: bad pitching! Don't let this happen to you! In this workshop you will spend the morning learning how to best SELL your material's 'hook' to producers and pitchfests, have a working lunch to develop your pitch, and then get a chance to practice your pitch one-on-one with feedback and critique in the afternoon. To enhance your workshop experience, students are encouraged to attend Lesley Arfin's (wrote for GIRLS) talk about how she sold her new Netflix comedy, LOVE, with Co-Producer Judd Apatow [November 17th @6:30 in UArts Connelly Auditorium].

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Assessing, Analyzing + Monitoring Social Media
CE 2234C 01
Justin Lehmann
  • Fall 2016
  • Sep 26 to Nov 28
  • 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 and resources. 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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Calligraphy
CE 1622N 01
TBA
  • Fall 2016
  • Oct 03 to Oct 31
  • Mon 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

This beginner's course in the beautiful italic hand will emphasize the correct making of all lower case letters (called miniscules in the calligraphic world) and numerals as determined by its principal tool: the broad-edge pen. The course will stress traditional techniques as well as developing good work habits. No artistic background or ability is required, only a sincere interest to learn and to practice.

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Capstone Project - Communication + Web Design Certificate
CE 0007C 01
Edward Hertzog
  • Fall 2016
  • Sep 26 to Nov 28
  • 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
  • Fall 2016
  • Sep 26 to Nov 28
  • 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
Adam Gustavson
  • Fall 2016
  • Nov 02 to Dec 07
  • Wed 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 2016
  • Sep 29 to Dec 08
  • 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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