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Digital Media for Photographers - Lightroom
CE 1416C 01
Phaedra Call-Himwich
  • Fall 2017
  • Nov 07 to Dec 05
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This course provides an overview of Adobe Lightroom, a complete end-to-end software solution for both amateur and professional photographers. Providing a critical set of tools for digital imaging tasks, Lightroom helps photographers work faster and more efficiently with one image, a set of images or a large image library. Lightroom allows you to organize images and quickly make adjustments. In this course, learn how to productively work with Lightroom, import images and sort them for organization and efficiency. Also spend time with advanced developing techniques to adjust exposure, contrast and color of images. You'll learn to edit photos and discover advanced features to enhance workflow.

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