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Digital Audio Workshop
CE 2508N 01
Jacob Folk
  • Spring 2018
  • Mar 14 to Apr 11
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Interested in making music on your computer, but not sure where to start? Gain a basic understanding of digital audio so you can finally start composing and creating! Students become familiar with the fundamentals of digital recording and audio manipulation over the course of five sessions. The first three classes are held in a lab setting, allowing hands-on experience converting audio to a digital format and manipulating it within a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW). Get acquainted with audio editing software including GarageBand, Logic Pro, Ableton Live, and Pro Tools, and learn to create MIDI-based compositions - compositions where instruments interface with your computer. The final two sessions are held in a recording studio, granting exposure to a mixing console and different types of microphones. Basic mixing techniques are covered in this course, including equalization, compression and panning audio within the stereo spectrum.

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Digital Media for Photographers - Photoshop
CE 2750C 01
TBA
  • Spring 2018
  • Feb 01 to Apr 12
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Using photoshop - will cover advanced image preparation, multiple layers, green screen, adjusting portraits.

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Digital Photography - Capstone Project
CE 0005C 01
Andrea Poulsen
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 29 to Apr 13
  • 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 II
CE 2710C 01
TBA
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 10
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

If you have completed Digital Photography I or are comfortable with the use of a digital SLR camera (in manual mode), this course will allow you to expand your photographic competency and aesthetic sensibility while learning techniques to improve your work and build a greater understanding of advanced functions of the digital camera. The course stresses the development of a cohesive body of work, and the final goal is a series of project-based photographs. Prerequisite: Digital Photography I or equivalent experience.

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Drawing Workshop - Figure Drawing + Anatomy
CE 1606N 01
Coy Gu
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

This course enables you to explore the human form as an art practice in relation to the study of human anatomy. Consider the structure, form and movement of the human body. You will have access to models, as well as skeletons, casts and diagrams used to teach anatomy. This course emphasizes a process-based approach focusing on the analysis of form, construction and perspective.

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Effective Writing for Digital Content
CE 2232C 01
TBA
  • Spring 2018
  • Mar 13 to Apr 12
  • Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Writing solid copy is essential to any digital marketing strategy. However, traditional copywriting does not always translate effectively to the digital landscape. New marketing channels created by evolving digital technology require new ways of communication. Learn the techniques to develop and create copy for marketing emails, websites, online advertising, social media, blogs and mobile technologies. By the end of the course you'll have completed several pieces of a digital marketing campaign to start building a portfolio.

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Filmmaking: Introduction to Video
CE 1900N 01
TBA
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 10
  • 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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Front-End Web Development with Intermediate Javascript Programming
CE 5440C 01
TBA
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 10
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Learn the fundamentals of programming with the web browser scripting language. This course also provides an in-depth tour of the JavaScript programming language. Programming is a difficult subject to master, but the underlying concepts and techniques are easy to learn. The course will introduce basic programming terminology, concepts and best practices. No direct programming experience is required; however, some previous familiarity with JavaScript may be useful. Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3 is required. Prerequisite: Usability + User Experience or equivalent experience.

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Graphic Storytelling
CE 5150N 01
Christian Patchell
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 10
  • 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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Hot Glass Workshop
CE 1517N 01
Wesley Valdez
  • Spring 2018
  • Mar 13 to Apr 10
  • 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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Introduction to Woodcut + Etching
CE 8888N 01
Rebecca Gilbert
  • Spring 2018
  • Feb 01 to Apr 12
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

This course introduces two traditional printmaking processes: woodcut + etching. Woodcut is a relief process that involves carving an image into a plank of wood, rolling ink across the carved surface of the block, and using it to print your image onto paper. Etching is an intaglio process that involves printing from a metal plate which is etched with an image. Instructor will guide you through all of the steps necessary to translate your ideas using these graphic processes. You will start by working in black and white and later you will learn methods for incorporating color into your artwork. Students will become familiar with the tools, language, methods, and materials used for making unique prints as well as limited editions in a safe, clean, and friendly print shop environment.

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Jewelry Design + Metalsmithing
CE 1502N 01
Kaitlin Kerr
  • Spring 2018
  • Feb 01 to Apr 12
  • 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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