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Acting Lab
CE 6102N 01
Rosey Hay
  • Spring 2017
  • Feb 01 to Apr 12
  • 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
  • Spring 2017
  • Feb 01 to Apr 12
  • Wed 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
  • Spring 2017
  • Jan 31 to Feb 28
  • Tue 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
TBA
  • Spring 2017
  • Mar 14 to Apr 11
  • Tue 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
Natasha Warshawsky
  • Spring 2017
  • Feb 01 to Apr 12
  • 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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Advanced Camera Techniques
CE 2744C 01
Addison Geary
  • Spring 2017
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • 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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Artist Book Structures
CE 9050N 01
Denise Carbone
  • Spring 2017
  • Feb 02 to Apr 13
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This course approaches the book as a form of art. You will get an introduction to a fundamental set of materials, processes and concepts involved in making books by hand. Craft and concept are strengthened as you learn new and innovative structures each week. In-class demonstrations and examples help familiarize you with the processes and product of a variety of different book structures.

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Business of Photography
CE 5050C 01
Addison Geary
  • Spring 2017
  • Mar 15 to Apr 12
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 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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Calligraphy
CE 1622N 01
TBA
  • Spring 2017
  • Feb 01 to Apr 12
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 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
David Chaplin-Loebell
  • Spring 2017
  • Feb 02 to Apr 13
  • Thu 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
David Chaplin-Loebell
  • Spring 2017
  • Feb 02 to Apr 13
  • Thu 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
  • Spring 2017
  • Feb 02 to Apr 13
  • Thu 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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