The University of the arts

Menu
Summer 2017 Brochure

Continuing Education

Sort By

Course Instructor Dates + Times Location Credits + Fees
Typography
CE 9500C 01
Gregg Robinson
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 07 to Aug 09
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Through a series of applied design projects, this course stresses the importance of typography and design in visual communication. Study basic letterform anatomy, type history, typographic contrast, characteristics of major type families and how to design words, sentences and paragraphs to visually communicate an idea. Develop your ability to create typographic layouts using the dynamics of a grid system as a design tool and to build an effective hierarchy. Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Design, Adobe InDesign or equivalent experience.

View Full Course Details
Visual Creative for Digital Media
CE 1417C 01
Brendan Lowry
  • Summer 2017
  • Jul 11 to Aug 10
  • Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
UArts

Visual Creative for social media covers branding, photography, video, simple graphic tools to create graphs, infographics, along with other graphical elements that are all crucial to your overall social/digital media strategy.

View Full Course Details
Vocal Lab
CE 6140N 01
Mary Desmond
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 06 to Aug 08
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
UArts

This course is a wonderful way to participate in the study of voice in a group setting which will build confidence and technique. Class will deal with basic vocal techniques for beginners, including positive breathing habits, posture, good diction, phrasing, interpretation of song literature, resonation, tone, production and diction. Both group and individual singing of simple vocalises and songs are part of each week's class work. Various singing techniques are covered, including singing with a microphone. This workshop provides a basic foundation into the craft of singing for all participants, regardless of experience, in a fun and welcoming environment.

View Full Course Details
Watercolor Workshop: Observational + Still Life Painting
CE 1602N 01
Leanne Grimes
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 08 to Jul 06
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This workshop shares the tips, tools, and secrets for successful watercolor painting. Gain a familiarity with the properties of the watercolor medium as you explore various approaches to painting still life set ups. A variety of styles and approaches are demonstrated and discussed, including color selection, painting wet into wet, glazing and washes. Get the tools to paint with confidence through this mix of demonstrations, and in-class painting exercises.

View Full Course Details
Web Design II
CE 2223C 01
David Chaplin-Loebell
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 06 to Aug 10
  • Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
UArts

Expand upon your foundations in HTML and CSS by designing and building more complex websites. Coursework builds stronger CSS skills and provides an expanded focus on multi-screen design, UI/UX design, accessibility, site architecture, and the web design process. You will also explore adding interactive elements to your websites using JavaScript and jQuery. Over the course of the class students will create two complete web sites.

View Full Course Details
Website Portfolio Builder for Artists, Photographers and Writers
CE 1438N 01
LeeAnn Kinney
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 06 to Aug 08
  • Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

Design and build an attractive and functional website to serve as a portfolio for your artistic practice. This course offers a detailed overview of the tools and best practices to create a portfolio style website appropriate for a range of artistic mediums including but not limited to performance, visual arts, photographers, and writers. Learn to use a content management system (CMS) to organize and showcase your work. Appropriate for beginners.

View Full Course Details
Writing the Short Story
CE 9026N 01
Michael Aronovitz
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 07 to Jul 05
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
UArts

In this class, write and edit stories designed to intrigue readers. Work on creating dramatic tension and building your narrative voice. Writers of all levels and experience will learn how to develop fictive ideas, moving from idea generation toward exciting and heartfelt climaxes.

View Full Course Details