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Digital Photography - Capstone Project
CE 0005C 01
Andrea Poulsen
  • Spring 2017
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • Tue 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
  • SC 2017
  • Jun 06 to Aug 08
  • Tue 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
  • Spring 2017
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • 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 I
CE 2708C 01
Andrea Poulsen
  • SC 2017
  • Jun 06 to Aug 08
  • 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
Jordan Baumgarten
  • Spring 2017
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • 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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Digital Photography II
CE 2710C 01
Jordan Baumgarten
  • SC 2017
  • Jun 06 to Aug 08
  • 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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Digital Video Production for the Web
CE 2441C 01
TBA
  • SC 2017
  • Jun 07 to Aug 09
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Are you interested in learning how to bring an idea to life through video, and sharing it on the web? Perhaps you've been thinking about creating instructional videos, digital storytelling, or creating short videos for your blog-but don't know where to start? This course will focus on learning all the stages of story development, from pre-production to production and postproduction to create multimedia content for the web. You will learn about the creative and technical considerations to bring your stories to life through the basic concepts and skills of storyboarding, camera operation, composition + lighting, sound recording and editing techniques. You will be encouraged to create several short projects throughout the class.

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Drawing
CE 1001N 01
Adam Lovitz
  • Spring 2017
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 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 - Fossils, Taxidermy + Botanicals Workshop
CE 6162N 01
David Berger
  • SC 2017
  • Jun 06 to Jul 11
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Artists have a long tradition of studying and drawing organic specimens. Each session we will draw from observation using a collection of animal bones, skulls, tortoise shells, model birds, animal hides, starfish and more. Our focus and subjects will also include botanicals and plant specimens such as gourds, and pine cones. We will focus on a range of drawing techniques and concepts as applied to this subject area, considering cross contour, rendering techniques, texture, abstraction and reduction/simplification.

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Drawing Challenge
CE 1114N 01
Adam Lovitz
  • SC 2017
  • Jun 06 to Aug 08
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Each session will be a drawing marathon designed to encourage you to produce many pieces in short bursts with the goal to be fearless when drawing. Each week the instructor will provide different prompts ranging from props, still life, the live figure model or your imagination. Your drawing sessions will be fast paced, and you will be encouraged to bring different media such as ink, graphite, charcoal to experiment in these creative sessions. This class is designed for those with previous drawing experience eager to get into the studio looking for opportunities to practice, for artists looking for new inspiration, or for those new to drawing looking for opportunities to practice their skills in a supportive environment.

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Effective Writing for Digital Content
CE 2232C 01
Adrienne Mauro
  • Spring 2017
  • Mar 14 to Apr 13
  • 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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Glass Sampler Residency
CE 0823N 01
TBA
  • SC 2017
  • Aug 07 to Aug 11
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
UArts

Introduction to basic glass techniques. Hands-on projects include fusing and slumping (bending), flame work and introductory glassblowing. Those new to glass as a material discover the technical aspects of working in both the hot and cold shops and discuss types of glass to use, compatibilities of glass, annealing schedules, and using sheet glass with powdered frit. Content applicable to K-12 classrooms, particularly to expand knowledge of 3-D concepts. Open to all with an interest in glass, no previous experience required. Studio intensive--breakfast is provided on the first day of classes, lunch is provided on Wednesday along with the Keynote Speaker, and a reception takes place on Friday.

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