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Stop Motion Animation
CE 1723N 01
Jennifer Levonian
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 07 to Aug 09
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Introduction to medium: flip book, cut paper, hand drawn and puppet animation.

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Tap Repertory
CE 7081N 01
Corinne Karon
  • Spring 2018
  • Feb 01 to Apr 12
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
UArts

In this unique tap class, you'll not only expand your tap technique but also get the opportunity to perform what you learn. Begin choreography lessons on the first night of class and perform toward the end of the semester(exact date TBA). The choreography in this class encompasses all levels of experience. Note: This course is only offered during the spring semester. Tap shoes required.

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Taxidermy as Wearable Art
CE 5054N 01
Beth Beverly
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 06 to Jul 11
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Creatively repurpose, design and fabricate animal specimens in this introduction to one of the world's oldets and most alluring crafts. Learn the essentials of basic taxidermy to gain visual and hands-on knowledge of animal anatomy and an understanding of natural fibers, ultimately completing an accessory or wearable embellishment of your choice. Specimens for class are sourced humanely and are safe to handle. Additional costs may be incurred for materials depending on the scope of the individual project selected.

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Taxidermy: Charivari - Wearable Trophies
CE 0012N 01
Beth Beverly
  • Spring 2018
  • Apr 04 to Apr 18
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Learn about the history and lore of the charivari, the wearable hunter's trophy, and how to create one of your own. Work with a range of small, preserved and thoughtfully sourced specimen components, to design your own wearable trophy. Students are encouraged to incorporate any special totems of their own, as well as those provided in class, such as teeth, locks of hair, claws or whiskers shed from pets or objects found in nature. These treasures will be set into prefabricated jewelry hardware and incorporated into bracelets, necklaces, key chains, etc, for you to take out into the world!

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Travel Writing
CE 1995N 01
Andrea Calabretta
  • Spring 2018
  • Mar 13 to Apr 10
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Learn to convey your impression of places near and far memorably, vividly and effectively in this travel writing course, which covers pitching and selling practices for writers hoping to share and sell their work. Discover how to improve storytelling, develop tone, voice and mood, consider images, and submit work for publication. This workshop-style course welcomes students at any level, and is a fit for writers as well as photographers aiming to effectively complement their imagery with text. Expect to share and receive feedback on your writing while exploring the many publishing avenues that exist in this genre.

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Typography
CE 9500C 01
Gregg Robinson
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 06 to Aug 08
  • 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.

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Victorian Hairwork
CE 1558N 01
Nicole Barrick
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 07 to Aug 09
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

In this course, students will learn two Victorian Hair Art techniques- the art of making hair wreaths and palette work. Hair wreaths are made by twisting and weaving hair into flowers, leaves and loops. Palette work is a technique where the hair is used to draw a two dimensional image on a flat surface. You will also learn some of the history of Victorian mourning hair art, as well as the significance of hair in other cultures. We will make connections to contemporary artists who use hair, as well as how the concepts behind Victorian hair work are relevant today.

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Visual Creative for Digital Media
CE 1417C 01
Melissa Alam
  • Summer 2018
  • Jul 10 to Aug 09
  • Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 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.

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Vocal Lab
CE 6140N 01
Mary Desmond
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 10
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 7:30 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.

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Vocal Lab
CE 6140N 01
Mary Desmond
  • Summer 2018
  • Jun 05 to Aug 07
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 7:30 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.

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Web Design I
CE 2222C 01
Jonathan Davis
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 30 to Apr 12
  • Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
UArts

This course offers a high-level overview of the web as a design medium, an introduction to web graphics, and an introduction to HTML and CSS. Students will begin to explore the web as a design medium through discussions, readings, explanations and a hands-on approach. Begin to build skills in the tools and languages used on the web; process images for use on the web; learn the roles of HTML, CSS and Javascript. Explore the importance of a multi-platform, multi-screen approach to web design, learn current development best practices, and develop thoughtful user interface, user experience and information architecture for a website.

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Web Design II
CE 2223C 01
David Chaplin-Loebell, Jonathan Davis
  • Summer 2018
  • May 29 to Aug 02
  • 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.

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