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Creating a Large-Scale Paper Collage
CE 0402N 01
TBA
  • Summer 2018
  • Jul 10 to Aug 07
  • Tue 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.

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Drawing Challenge
CE 1114N 01
Adam Lovitz
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 05 to Aug 07
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

Each session will be a drawing marathon designed to encourage you to produce many pieces in short bursts with the goal to be fearless when drawing. Each week the instructor will provide different prompts ranging from props, still life, the live figure model or your imagination. Your drawing sessions will be fast paced, and you will be encouraged to bring different media such as ink, graphite, charcoal to experiment in these creative sessions. This class is designed for those with previous drawing experience eager to get into the studio looking for opportunities to practice, for artists looking for new inspiration, or for those new to drawing looking for opportunities to practice their skills in a supportive environment.

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Filmmaking: Introduction to Video
CE 1900N 01
Ellen Reynolds
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 14 to Aug 09
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

A hands-on introduction to the principles and techniques of digital-video production. Learn to light, compose, and shoot video; and explore the logic of editing. The course engages students in an analytic consideration of basic cinematic syntax and will provide you with an opportunity for individual experimentation and practice.

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Game Design Lab
CE 1658N 01
Thomas Panico
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 07 to Jul 05
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Designed for individuals who are interested in learning how to design their own games, the Game Design Lab will introduce students to the core concepts of Game Design. Over the course of 5 weeks, you will learn about game mechanics, prototyping, playtesting, analyzing feedback, and iterating on their game based on that feedback. You will be encouraged to explore multiple concepts and will be challenged to improve upon the first iteration of those concepts. By the end of the course, you will have developed their own tabletop (board) game.

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Illustration: Character Development
CE 2306N 01
Christian Patchell
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 06 to Aug 08
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

Learn how to bring imaginative characters to life through compelling visual description and design. In this course, students will create original illustrated characters. Working from imagination, students will develop characters through thumbnail sketches that evolve into highly-rendered images. The characters developed for this class can be used in children's books, animation, comic books, cartoons, or graphic novels.

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Introduction to Bookbinding
CE 5100N 01
Beth Sheehan
  • Summer 2018
  • Jul 12 to Aug 09
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

In this course, students will learn the basics of making books by hand. From cutting and folding to sewing and gluing, we will explore accordion books, pamphlets, Japanese stab bindings, and Coptic stitch. Starting with one-page books and working our way up to multi-section books that make excellent journals/sketchbooks, our discussion will focus on best practices and materials as well as tricks and techniques for modifying the book structures to suit projects and solve problems. This class is excellent for beginners with no book experience or anyone looking to expand their skill set.

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Letterpress Printmaking
CE 5079N 01
Marisha Simons
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 05 to Aug 07
  • 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 - Fabrication + Welding
CE 1619N 01
Paige Miller
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 05 to Aug 07
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Appropriate for the beginning or advanced student, this course focuses on developing or improving metal fabrication techniques through practice for your sculptural and/or functional pieces. You are encouraged to bring ideas to the class, which could be sketches, moquettes or even 3D CAD drawings. Techniques covered include: MIG, TIG and oxyacetylene welding; plasma cutting, hot + cold bending and forming; drilling + grinding; and patinas. You will get demonstrations on all these techniques adn encouraged to explore a number of them in depth while creating your own work.

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Open Edition Printmaking
CE 5087N 01
Susan White
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 07 to Aug 09
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

A printmaker's dream come true, this studio-based course offers intermediate and advanced artists a collaborative learning community, instruction from a skilled printmaker and access to some of the best printmaking facilities in the city. Resources and instruction span screenprint, relief, intaglio, lithography and digital printmaking techniques. Weekly sessions include demonstrations as well as one-on-one guided assistance, informal dialogues and work time. Group critiques are held informally throughout the semester, and formally at the end of the course. Prerequisites: Introduction to Printmaking or equivalent training/experience. You should be proficient in at least one printmaking medium.

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Painting in the Abstract
CE 1600N 01
Michelle Oosterbaan
  • Summer 2018
  • Jul 10 to Aug 07
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Add sophistication to your abstract work in this applied and analytical course, structured to let you work at your own pace in a supportive environment. Honing in exclusively on invented forms, this course focuses on painting materials, techniques and concepts that help students improve their abstract painting style - and their results. Learn the basics of color mixing, color theory, techniques and pictorial composition, with an emphasis on perceptual painting.

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Victorian Hairwork
CE 1558N 01
Nicole Barrick
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 07 to Aug 09
  • Jul 30 to Jul 30
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • UArts

    In this course, students will learn two Victorian Hair Art techniques- the art of making hair wreaths and palette work. Hair wreaths are made by twisting and weaving hair into flowers, leaves and loops. Palette work is a technique where the hair is used to draw a two dimensional image on a flat surface. You will also learn some of the history of Victorian mourning hair art, as well as the significance of hair in other cultures. We will make connections to contemporary artists who use hair, as well as how the concepts behind Victorian hair work are relevant today.

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