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Digital Photography - Capstone Project
CE 0005C 01
Andrea Poulsen
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 26 to Dec 07
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This course is designed to provide you the opportunity to demonstrate the skills and knowledge you have learned in the Digital Photography Certificate program. Explore and analyze topics within the discipline of photography to meet your individually defined goals in coordination with and approved by the instructor. Assemble and present your body of work in a portfolio of images appropriate to your professional, educational or personal goals. The course concludes with an exhibition. Prerequisite: For Digital Photography Certificate enrollees only; successful completion of all prerequisite classes is mandatory.

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Digital Photography I
CE 2708C 01
Andrea Poulsen
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 26 to Oct 24
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Explore the fundamental principles of digital camera- based image making, with an emphasis on creative applications of technical concepts. Learn how aperture, shutter, and ISO work together to achieve proper exposure and desired artistic effects. This course employs a mixture of lectures, demonstrations, readings, shooting assignments, critiques, and on-location practice. Students must bring their own digital camera with fully manual capabilities; a DSLR is recommended.

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Drawing
CE 1001N 01
Adam Lovitz
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 27 to Dec 06
  • 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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Food Writing
CE 1917N 01
Andrea Calabretta
  • Fall 2017
  • Nov 07 to Dec 12
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

The art of food writing requires not only a keen interest in and knowledge about food but also an ability to translate your experiences and bring them alive for the reader-through evocative language that appeals to the five senses. Whether you write about producing, preparing, or partaking of food, this course will show you how to make mouths water as you inform, educate, or persuade. We will discuss the full spectrum of food writing-restaurant reviews, food blogs, magazine articles, personal essays, recipe-centered pieces, social and cultural commentary, food history, destination pieces-and try your hand at a variety of forms. Creative brainstorming, hands-on writing exercises, group writing critiques, and close analysis of readings by some of America's best food writers will comprise the main activities of the workshop. Mixed into this experience will be visits from food industry professionals, culminating in an exclusive tasting dinner at a local establishment.

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Graphic Design Introduction
CE 1635C 01
Gregg Robinson
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 30 to Sep 30
  • Sat 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
UArts

This introduction to graphic design will provide a foundation for design thinking and will support your future design projects. Faculty will introduce you to design principles, strategies and processes. This workshop will be broken into three experiences and will include: a designer presentation, a studio workshop and a field trip.

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Hot Glass Workshop
CE 1517N 01
Wesley Valdez
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 26 to Oct 24
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

In this class you will delve into glass as an experimental and artistic material. Emphasis will be on learning the basics in hot, warm, and cold glass manipulation through demonstration and experimentation. We will cover a wide range of traditional processes at the beginning of each class that you will then be able to explore individually with assistance from the instructor. Some traditional methods we will expand upon are hot sculpting, kiln working, torch working, illustration, and cold construction. Working with these techniques, you will create personal artistic interpretations in glass.

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Jewelry Design + Metalsmithing
CE 1502N 01
Kaitlin Kerr
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 28 to Dec 07
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

In this course, acquire working knowledge of jewelry artistry and fabrication skills. Techniques commonly used in jewelry and metalsmithing: sawing, piercing, soldering, basic stone setting, forming and finishing are explored through the creation of individual projects. Design and fabricate pieces in the studio and examine contemporary trends in jewelry and metalsmithing. You should anticipate additional costs for materials based on the scope of individual projects.

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Jewelry Workshop - Introduction to Precious Metal Clay
CE 5127N 01
Christopher Darway
  • Fall 2017
  • Oct 31 to Dec 05
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Join us in this 5-week workshop and learn how to make fine silver jewelry using Precious Metal Clay. PMC is a nontoxic putty-like clay made from powdered fine metals which is worked with the simplest of tools. It can be worked wet or dry. When dry it is filed, drilled, carved or sanded. Dried work is fired in a kiln to fuse the metal particles producing a solid metal object. Fused PMC can be soldered, filed, colored with patinas or enameled on. We will be using PMC+ clay, PMC+ paper sheet and PMC3 slip. You will learn how to fire CZ stone in place. We will also make an RTV silicone rubber mold.

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Letterpress Printmaking
CE 5079N 01
Marisha Simons
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 26 to Dec 05
  • 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
CE 8006N 01
Ian Sampson
  • Fall 2017
  • Nov 01 to Dec 06
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 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
CE 1619N 01
Paige Miller
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 26 to Dec 05
  • 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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Modern Drama
CE 6085N 01
Toby Zinman
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 25 to Nov 27
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

The mysterious Woyzeck by Buchner plus the brilliant film by Werner Herzog; the passionate Blood Wedding by Lorca, with two exciting interpretations, including the flamenco adaptation by Carlos Saura and the new production at the Wilma (discount tickets arranged); the still-controversial A Doll's House by Ibsen with screening of multiple interpretations of one famous scene; the American icon, Death of a Salesman by Miller plus the definitive screen version, plus a photo/lecture of Miller's production in Beijing.

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