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Metal Sculpture - Fabrication + Welding
CE 1619N 01
Paige Miller
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 10
  • 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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Open Edition Printmaking
CE 5087N 01
Susan White
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 07 to Aug 09
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

A printmaker's dream come true, this studio-based course offers intermediate and advanced artists a collaborative learning community, instruction from a skilled printmaker and access to some of the best printmaking facilities in the city. Resources and instruction span screenprint, relief, intaglio, lithography and digital printmaking techniques. Weekly sessions include demonstrations as well as one-on-one guided assistance, informal dialogues and work time. Group critiques are held informally throughout the semester, and formally at the end of the course. Prerequisites: Introduction to Printmaking or equivalent training/experience. You should be proficient in at least one printmaking medium.

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Overview of Social Media Marketing
CE 2230C 01
Jessica Meeder
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Mar 01
  • Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Social media represents one of the most significant changes in consumer media behavior in history, resulting in fundamental shifts in the way marketers communicate and interact with audiences. This course provides practical knowledge to establish objectives and implement strategies towards developing best practices and effective use in your organization. Interactive social media tools are examined, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, mobile apps and blogging. You will develop an understanding of the changing world of social media, considering editorial calendars, appropriate use, social listening, policy and copyright, case studies, website optimization, emerging platforms, resources management and content development. Learn how social media is critical to effective and efficient communication.

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Painting from Observation
CE 6161N 01
Michelle Oosterbaan
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 10
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

This course explores painting materials, technique and concepts with a focus on capturing realistic works from direct observation. Learn the basics of color mixing, application techniques and composition. You may choose to work in acrylic or oil as you paint still life set ups and live models.

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Painting in the Abstract
CE 1600N 01
Michelle Oosterbaan
  • Summer 2018
  • Jul 10 to Aug 07
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Add sophistication to your abstract work in this applied and analytical course, structured to let you work at your own pace in a supportive environment. Honing in exclusively on invented forms, this course focuses on painting materials, techniques and concepts that help students improve their abstract painting style - and their results. Learn the basics of color mixing, color theory, techniques and pictorial composition, with an emphasis on perceptual painting.

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Photojournalism + Documentary Photography
CE 2718C 01
Jordan Baumgarten
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Learn the basics of artistic photographic practice and apply them to documentary photojournalistic content. Using digital photography and a documentary approach, utilize content-driven visual storytelling to investigate subjects in the landscape or community. Class time includes critique, lectures, discussion and studio time. Lectures and readings will cover the work of photographers using the documentary style, and you will create a final portfolio of images. Students must provide their own DSLR cameras with manual control of shutter speed and aperture. Prerequisite: Digital Photography I, Digital Media for Photographers, after Digital Photography II or equivalent experience.

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Poetry Challenge: Write 100 Poems in 10 Weeks
CE 1912N 01
Steven Kleinman
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 06 to Aug 08
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This course will offer inspiration, feedback, and support as participants write approximately ten poems each week. What happens to your writing when you emphasize velocity and variety? How can poetry match the speed and significance of daily experience, so that, as William Carlos Williams says, "nothing that is not green will survive"? Rather than waiting for inspiration, writers in this course will generate and discuss many pages of new material-while also exploring the fundamentals of poetic craft and poetry's place in our world. The course will include guest speakers, individual conferences, and exercises drawn from a dynamic group of contemporary and historical readings, including poems by writers such as Bernadette Mayer, Georges Perec, Harryette Mullen, Adrienne Rich, Frank O'Hara, Bhanu Kapil, Eugenio Montale, Cecilia Vicua, Lisa Robertson, and others. Writers of all backgrounds, styles, and experience levels are welcome; the course may be particularly useful for poets who wish to explore new compositional practices and to experiment with changing what we write by changing how we write.

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Project Management for Creatives
CE 2444C 01
Sloan Miller
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 28 to Jun 28
  • Jun 30 to Jun 30
  • Jul 01 to Jul 01
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Sat 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sun 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • UArts

    Are you freelancing, starting a design services-based business, or looking to become a member of an existing design and development team? This course on digital agency operations, business development and project management offers a comprehensive guide to the potential and pitfalls inherent in web-based projects. All aspects of digital agency operations are examined, from finding the right clients and negotiating the best price for your services, to contract writing basics and effectively scheduling and managing your workflow. Perform the steps an operations industry professional follows in planning, running, tracking and completing projects. By the end of this course you will be able to scope potential web-based work, create project tasks and identify and confirm user requirements, including interviewing techniques, and present solutions to common web-based project problems. Prerequisite: Web Design I or Overview of Social Media or equivalent experience.

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    Responsive Design
    CE 3344C 01
    TBA
    • Spring 2018
    • Jan 24 to Apr 25
    • Wed 1:00 PM - 6:50 PM
    UArts

    This course is an extension and continuation of a course on Typographic Systems. The course addresses the typographic principles of the grid, text typography, text hierarchies, and image integration, as it is applied to varied communication formats, particularly digital venues. Students must have working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, image scanning, and introductory experience in time-based software.

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    Screenwriting - Developing the Script
    CE 1902N 01
    David Greenberg
    • Summer 2018
    • Jun 05 to Jul 10
    • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    UArts

    No matter what stage you're in, this course uses the workshop approach to help you ignite a new screenplay, make significant headway on one already in progress or finish a first-draft script. The overall goal is to make sure you have a strong movie premise, a clear genre, a treatment that tells the story well, an outline built on an exciting scene-by-scene sequence structure and a script that can be produced. Sessions include structural breakdowns of feature films, discussion of assigned readings, application of screenwriting techniques and pertinent exercises. You should be prepared to pitch your screenplay on the first night of class. The course may be repeated until a first-draft screenplay is completed.

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    Screenwriting: Finish Your Next Draft
    CE 2902N 01
    David Greenberg
    • Spring 2018
    • Jan 31 to Apr 11
    • 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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    Special Topics: Java Script
    CE 3343C 01
    TBA
    • Spring 2018
    • Jan 22 to Apr 30
    • Mon 7:00 PM - 9:50 PM
    UArts