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Creating a Large-Scale Paper Collage
ADSN 0402N 01
Henry Bermudez
  • Spring 2019
  • Mar 19 to Apr 09
  • 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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Filmmaking: Introduction to Video
ADSN 1900N 01
Ellen Reynolds
  • Spring 2019
  • Jan 29 to Apr 09
  • Tue 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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Letterpress Printmaking
ADSN 5079N 01
Marisha Simons
  • Spring 2019
  • Jan 29 to Apr 09
  • 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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Making Comics
ADSN 8006N 01
Christian Patchell
  • Spring 2019
  • Jan 29 to Apr 09
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

Fans and aspiring comic book artists alike improve drawing and writing skills in a workshop-style course, designed to expand knowledge and execution of this vibrant storytelling medium. Focusing on observation, structure and daily practice, students use their drawings to find and express narrative vision. Each session gives you the tools to turn your cartooning practice and experimentation into finished works. This course is a fit for artists and writers looking to learn more about comics and comic-making, as well as cartoonists looking for a creative jolt.

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Metal Sculpture - Fabrication + Welding
ADSN 1619N 01
Paige Miller
  • Spring 2019
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • Thu 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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Screen Printing
ADSN 5080C 01
Ian Sampson
  • Spring 2019
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

This course approaches screen printing as a mode of expression and concentrates on techniques and experimentation in a fine art context. A range of techniques are covered, from image generation issues and screen preparation, to the use of screen printing as a creative medium. Develop a portfolio of prints that emphasizes personal content. The course consists of studio production, lectures, demonstrations and critiques. You are encouraged to bring photographic, computer-generated, hand-drawn or appropriated images to the first class session. Students should anticipate additional costs for materials based on the scope of their individual projects.

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Taxidermy as Wearable Art
ADSN 5054N 01
Beth Beverly
  • Spring 2019
  • Mar 13 to Apr 10
  • 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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