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Animation
CE 1710N 01
Lowell Boston
  • Fall 2018
  • Oct 03 to Dec 12
  • 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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Collage: Color + Materials
CE 1628N 01
Coy Gu
  • Fall 2018
  • Oct 29 to Nov 26
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

In this course students will explore the world of collage by examining shapes, textures, colors, and an assortment of materials. Using traditional collage papers as well as materials such as packaging, advertisements, magazine cut-outs, and found internet imagery, students will learn to "draw/paint" with scissors. The origins and history of collage will be examined, as well as its contemporary uses in the arts. Some additional materials such as painting and drawing may also be incorporated for added effect. This course will complement students of all levels interested in design, media, and the fine arts.

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Color Theory
CE 1002N 01
Coy Gu
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 24 to Oct 22
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

In this course students will explore color relationships, systems, harmonies, and contrasts. Through hands-on application using acrylic and/or gouache paint students will investigate strategies for working effectively with color. Students will learn to use color to reinforce the principles and elements of design; how color relates to the worlds of fine arts, design, and media; define and implement the vocabulary of color; and complement color knowledge with its involvement in art history. This course is suitable for all skill levels.

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Drawing
CE 1001N 01
Adam Lovitz
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 26 to Dec 05
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

This course is for individuals of all skill levels who aim to develop an understanding and sensitivity towards the process of drawing. With the formal investigation of line, value, shape, texture and space, students will study compositional methods to render, and learn to draw through mark-making. Classroom exercises will be grounded in direct observation, and we will spend time analyzing the structure of still life objects as well as the human form, while also approaching certain techniques of abstraction.

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Filmmaking - Editing Witih Adobe Premiere
CE 2414N 01
Ellen Reynolds
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 25 to Nov 27
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This course teaches the fundamentals of shooting and editing digital video. Focusing on the creation of original work in video format and introducing students to the basics of digital video production, this course also examines examples of video art and internet-based video. Topics covered include film language and sound design, camera basics and video-production workflow, cinematography and lighting, non-linear video editing and post-production techniques. Within this framework students discover the video format that best suits their needs. Students must have their own video camera for use outside of the classroom.

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Graphic Storytelling
CE 5150N 01
Christian Patchell
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 25 to Nov 27
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

Graphic Storytelling allows students to create original works of fiction and nonfiction as they pertain to the sequential format. Combining the use of imagination, observation and reference while utilizing a variety of media, writing develops through a series of exercises and assignments and evolves into finished and more polished work. Exercises/assignments focus on: character/world-building, story structure, and utilizing one-panel, four-panel and multi-panel/page formats. Skills learned in this class may be applied to comics and graphic novels, as well as other similar genres such as animation and video games.

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Letterpress Printmaking
CE 5079N 01
Marisha Simons
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 25 to Nov 27
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

The traditional art of printing from engraved plates and metal type is explored using the University's collection of metal and wood typefaces. Create several printed works via typesetting and the Vandercook Proof Press, allowing for prints up to 22 inches by 24 inches. Design custom polymer plates and perform multicolor printing. Students should anticipate additional costs for materials based on the scope of their individual projects.

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Metal Sculpture - Foundry
CE 1609N 01
Paige Miller
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 27 to Dec 06
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

An introduction to world of fine art bronze casting. Create your own bronze sculptures with two processes: sand casting and lost wax casting. You will learn the techniques to create two types of moulds, and in the foundry--techniques to ladle and hand pour molten bronze into sand impressions and with lost wax, ceramic shells. In the metal shop you will refine your castings and prepare them for patina and finishing. You will fabricate one to two complete bronze sculptures by utilizing various foundry and metal working techniques.

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Photo Etching
CE 5086N 01
Rebecca Gilbert
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 24 to Nov 26
  • Sep 24 to Nov 26
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Mon 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • UArts

    This course will merge non-toxic photosensitive technology with traditional methods for making printed works of art by hand. In addition to utilizing time-honored etching methods for making prints on paper, we'll explore two different processes used to create photo-based etchings. The first process will cover how to use a light sensitive film called ImageOn to create an intaglio plate. The second process will explore exposing images onto a photopolymer plate. Options for creating hand-drawn and digital negatives for exposing plates, inking, paper preparation, and printing will be covered in the class as well as safe use of exposure equipment, etchants, and printing presses.

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    Taxidermy as Wearable Art
    CE 5054N 01
    Beth Beverly
    • Fall 2018
    • Sep 26 to Oct 24
    • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    UArts

    Creatively repurpose, design and fabricate animal specimens in this introduction to one of the world's oldets and most alluring crafts. Learn the essentials of basic taxidermy to gain visual and hands-on knowledge of animal anatomy and an understanding of natural fibers, ultimately completing an accessory or wearable embellishment of your choice. Specimens for class are sourced humanely and are safe to handle. Additional costs may be incurred for materials depending on the scope of the individual project selected.

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