The University of the arts

Menu
Fall 2017 Brochure

Continuing Education

Sort By

Course Instructor Dates + Times Location Credits + Fees
Adobe Creative Suite Overview
CE 1403C 01
Christine Bailey
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 07 to Aug 09
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Designed for individuals with no or little exposure to Adobe 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 introduction to vectors. Basic typography and design will be addressed. You can expect to gain a better understanding of how these three programs work together to create products for print and web. After this course you will be prepared to explore these programs at a deeper level and have the basic skills to expedite your creative ideas.

View Full Course Details
Adobe Illustrator
CE 024C 01
James Olstein
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 07 to Jul 05
  • 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.

View Full Course Details
Adobe InDesign
CE 025C 01
Gina Kernan
  • Summer 2017
  • Jul 12 to Aug 09
  • 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.

View Full Course Details
Adobe Photoshop
CE 2423C 01
Christine Bailey
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 06 to Aug 08
  • Tue 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.

View Full Course Details
Book Structures Residency
CE 0809N 01
Denise Carbone
  • Summer 2017
  • Aug 07 to Aug 11
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
UArts

Investigate a variety of contemporary book structures like accordian variations, sewn books, flexagons and pop-ups. Discuss the relationship between text and image to convey meaning. You will also have the opportunity to engage in collaborative and individual book projects.

View Full Course Details
Capstone Project - Communication + Web Design Certificate
CE 0007C 01
David Chaplin-Loebell
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 05 to Aug 07
  • 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.

View Full Course Details
Capstone Project - Web Design Professional Certificate
CE 0002C 01
David Chaplin-Loebell
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 05 to Aug 07
  • 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.

View Full Course Details
Capstone Thesis Project - Teaching Artist Certificate
CE TA07 01
Teresa Jaynes
  • Summer 2017
  • Jul 10 to Aug 11
CS Online Course

Demonstrate application of theory into practice. Through field placements, you will observe and assist master artists in a residency setting.Then, design and implement a 15-session arts-integrated project under the supervision of a residency mentor in a school or community site. Walk away with experience and a model lesson plan that can be used in a future residency. Prerequisite:This class is forTeaching Artist Certificate students only; successful completion of all required certificate classes is mandatory.

View Full Course Details
Ceramics Residency - Glazing
CE 0811N 01
Kelcy Folsom
  • Summer 2017
  • Aug 07 to Aug 11
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
UArts

In this one-week course, investigate ceramics materials and processes, focusing on glaze chemistry and glaze application in relation to clay body, oxidation and firing. You will obtain technical experience in glazes and discuss the visual and physical characteristics of fired glaze in relation to the integration of form, surface, color, structure, function and expression. Content is designed for those with previous throwing or hand-building experience who seek to explore the technical aspects of glazing. Studio time, critiques and lectures will provide you with opportunities for personal exploration.

View Full Course Details
Classical Tap
CE 6107N 01
Corinne Karon
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 08 to Aug 10
  • 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.

View Full Course Details
Creating a Large-Scale Paper Collage
CE 0402N 01
Henry Bermudez
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 08 to Jul 06
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Unleash your imagination to create a one-of-a-kind large-scale assemblage from an array of traditional and non-traditional materials. Your instructor will guide you through a series of techniques to create large cut paper elements. You may also choose to incorporate photographs, scanned images, and exotic papers, which fuse to become a work of art suitable for display. This course merges the playfulness of expressive art with history and theory that support memorable assemblage.

View Full Course Details
Creative Writing
CE 1913N 01
Kenneth Bingham
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 08 to Aug 10
  • Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
UArts

This course is taught in a workshop format to allow both fiction and non-fiction writers to share, critique and improve their craft through lively discussions, conferences, written critiques, personal feedback and more, led by a professional writer. Participants examine plot structure, character developement, effective dialogue, voice and point of view. The goal is to guide students to refine a piece of work in prepareation to publish, while honoring the ongoing creative process of writing, editing and critiquing. This course is intended for writers with some work in various stages of development that they are eager to improve and expand.

View Full Course Details