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Digital Photography I
CE 2708C 01
Andrea Poulsen
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 25 to Oct 23
  • Oct 28 to Oct 28
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Sun 4:30 PM - 6:30 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 2018
    • Sep 26 to Dec 05
    • 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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    Filmmaking - Editing Witih Adobe Premiere
    CE 2414N 01
    Ellen Reynolds
    • Fall 2018
    • Sep 25 to Nov 27
    • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    UArts

    This course teaches the fundamentals of shooting and editing digital video. Focusing on the creation of original work in video format and introducing students to the basics of digital video production, this course also examines examples of video art and internet-based video. Topics covered include film language and sound design, camera basics and video-production workflow, cinematography and lighting, non-linear video editing and post-production techniques. Within this framework students discover the video format that best suits their needs. Students must have their own video camera for use outside of the classroom.

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    Graphic Storytelling
    CE 5150N 01
    Christian Patchell
    • Fall 2018
    • Sep 25 to Nov 27
    • 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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    Introduction to Design Thinking
    CE 3003C 01
    Michael Estok
    • Fall 2018
    • Sep 29 to Sep 29
    • Sat 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    UArts

    An orientation and introduction to design thinking. This one day workshop will include presentation on history of design thinking, workshop exercises and guest presenters.

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    Letterpress Printmaking
    CE 5079N 01
    Marisha Simons
    • Fall 2018
    • Sep 25 to Nov 27
    • 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 - Foundry
    CE 1609N 01
    Paige Miller
    • Fall 2018
    • Sep 27 to Dec 06
    • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    UArts

    An introduction to world of fine art bronze casting. Create your own bronze sculptures with two processes: sand casting and lost wax casting. You will learn the techniques to create two types of moulds, and in the foundry--techniques to ladle and hand pour molten bronze into sand impressions and with lost wax, ceramic shells. In the metal shop you will refine your castings and prepare them for patina and finishing. You will fabricate one to two complete bronze sculptures by utilizing various foundry and metal working techniques.

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    Photo Etching
    CE 5086N 01
    Rebecca Gilbert
    • Fall 2018
    • Sep 24 to Nov 26
    • Sep 24 to Nov 26
    • Mon 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Mon 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • UArts

    This course will merge non-toxic photosensitive technology with traditional methods for making printed works of art by hand. In addition to utilizing time-honored etching methods for making prints on paper, we'll explore two different processes used to create photo-based etchings. The first process will cover how to use a light sensitive film called ImageOn to create an intaglio plate. The second process will explore exposing images onto a photopolymer plate. Options for creating hand-drawn and digital negatives for exposing plates, inking, paper preparation, and printing will be covered in the class as well as safe use of exposure equipment, etchants, and printing presses.

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    Restorative Yoga
    CE 6131N 01
    Tara Culp
    • Fall 2018
    • Oct 04 to Dec 13
    • Thu 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    UArts

    This course is rooted in the practices of Hatha Yoga, the connecting of mind and body, and Vinyasa Yoga, the linking of movement with breath. Learn the essentials of yoga through varied levels of poses, breathing, meditative techniques and philosophy. Appropriate for students with any level of yoga experience who would like to develop clear and safe alignment, as well as strength and focus, while engaging in playful expressions of balance and flexibility.

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    Screenwriting: Finish Your Next Draft
    CE 2902N 01
    David Greenberg
    • Fall 2018
    • Sep 26 to Dec 05
    • Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    UArts

    Designed specifically for intermediate and advanced writers who have completed at least one draft of a screenplay, this course uses the workshop approach to help you troubleshoot, make significant headway on another draft and receive feedback from other writers. The class will be reading/workshopping intensive with possible mini-lectures from the instructor. The overall goal is to either complete a work in progress or start a new draft based on fresh input. The course may be repeated as desired.

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    Screenwriting: the Art of Dialogue
    CE 1901N 01
    David Greenberg
    • Fall 2018
    • Oct 29 to Nov 26
    • Mon 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    UArts

    Interested in striking up a juicy conversation between your characters? You may have a strong story premise, but the ability to write character-based dialogue is the key that will separate excellent screenwriting from the mediocre. This workshop will help you develop the voice of your characters and improve your dramatic scenes. Intended for both beginning and more experienced screenwriters, this workshop will strengthen your skills in scene work, dialogue and "voice." Participants will receive feedback on their work in a supportive environment, and learn to address dialog-centric scene problems.

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    Songwriting Workshop
    CE 9420N 01
    Kevin Hanson
    • Fall 2018
    • Sep 27 to Oct 25
    • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    UArts

    Explore the fundamentals of songwriting - and try your hand at it yourself - in this course designed for both aspiring and experienced songwriters. Learn, analyze, and apply the foundational and structural elements of songwriting through this collaborative, growth-oriented experience. The ground rules of songwriting are outlined, then applied toward your own composition - bringing out your inner songwriter! No previous music training is required.

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