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Letterpress Printmaking
CE 5079N 01
Marisha Simons
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 10
  • 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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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
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 10
  • 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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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 from Observation
CE 6161N 01
Michelle Oosterbaan
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 10
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

This course explores painting materials, technique and concepts with a focus on capturing realistic works from direct observation. Learn the basics of color mixing, application techniques and composition. You may choose to work in acrylic or oil as you paint still life set ups and live models.

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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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Stop Motion Animation
CE 1723N 01
Jennifer Levonian
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 07 to Aug 09
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Introduction to medium: flip book, cut paper, hand drawn and puppet animation.

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Taxidermy as Wearable Art
CE 5054N 01
Beth Beverly
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 06 to Jul 11
  • 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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Taxidermy: Charivari - Wearable Trophies
CE 0012N 01
Beth Beverly
  • Spring 2018
  • Apr 04 to Apr 18
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Learn about the history and lore of the charivari, the wearable hunter's trophy, and how to create one of your own. Work with a range of small, preserved and thoughtfully sourced specimen components, to design your own wearable trophy. Students are encouraged to incorporate any special totems of their own, as well as those provided in class, such as teeth, locks of hair, claws or whiskers shed from pets or objects found in nature. These treasures will be set into prefabricated jewelry hardware and incorporated into bracelets, necklaces, key chains, etc, for you to take out into the world!

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Victorian Hairwork
CE 1558N 01
Nicole Barrick
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 07 to Aug 09
  • Thu 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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