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Acting Lab
CE 6102N 01
Rosey Hay
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 27 to Dec 06
  • 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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Acting: Audition Techniques
CE 8002N 01
Rosey Hay
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
UArts

This course focuses on the skills necessary to audition successfully for theater, film, and television. Topics include cold readings, monologues, commercials, and will cover working with agents and casting directors.

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Adobe Creative Suite Overview
CE 1403C 01
Christine Bailey
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 28 to Dec 07
  • Thu 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.

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Adobe Creative Suite Overview
CE 1403C 01
Christine Bailey
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 29 to Apr 09
  • Mon 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.

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Adobe Illustrator
CE 024C 01
TBA
  • Spring 2018
  • Feb 01 to Apr 12
  • Thu 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 Workshop
CE 025C 01
Gina Kernan
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 27 to Dec 06
  • 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
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • Wed 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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Animation
CE 1710N 01
Lowell Boston
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 27 to Dec 06
  • Wed 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
UArts

Animation encompasses nearly all the other arts, from drawing, painting and sculpture to design, writing, acting and music. We will explore the mediums and techniques possible in the art of animation. Beginning with the fundamentals of hand drawn animation, students will then apply them to numerous animated mediums, from stop-motion, clay and sand, to digital approaches and tools. Various platforms will be discussed and demonstrated to showcase your work.

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Animation
CE 1710N 01
Lowell Boston
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • Wed 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
UArts

Animation encompasses nearly all the other arts, from drawing, painting and sculpture to design, writing, acting and music. We will explore the mediums and techniques possible in the art of animation. Beginning with the fundamentals of hand drawn animation, students will then apply them to numerous animated mediums, from stop-motion, clay and sand, to digital approaches and tools. Various platforms will be discussed and demonstrated to showcase your work.

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Assessing, Analyzing + Monitoring Social Media
CE 2234C 01
Justin Lehmann
  • Fall 2017
  • Oct 31 to Dec 07
  • Tue, Thu 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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Building Character: Sculpting for Animators, Comic Books + Toy Concepting
CE 6101N 01
TBA
  • Spring 2018
  • Feb 01 to Apr 12
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

You will start with making the simple monsters using basic techniques. In each class session the instructor will demonstrate a new technique and material, which you can incorporate into a new and different character each week. Demonstrations will include character development, sculpting, and surface embellishing. You will also learn mixing techniques to create realistic elements from nature. By the end of ten weeks you will be creating characters and monsters that use all of the techniques to create a miniature environment.

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Calligraphy
CE 1622N 01
Ron Little
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • Wed 6:00 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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