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Every illustrator is a storyteller at heart. Learn about character development and narrative techniques, research and develop ideas, characters, stories, and settings to create imagery. Explore illustration on paper or digitally.

We're sorry, this class has been canceled.

Digital Illustration is an introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator with a focus on building digital images. We will explore useful techniques in these software programs specifically geared to visual communication in the form of illustration. Through the use of scanners, drawing tablets, digital cameras and traditional mediums, we will … Read more

Start Date

05/24

Meeting Day

Tuesdays and Thursdays

End Date

07/07

Faculty

Lisa Kennedy

Time

9am–1pm

Credits

3

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This course includes an introduction to the laws of linear perspective, an exploration of how three-dimensional reality is depicted on a two-dimensional surface. Additional course content includes tools of the trade, various techniques for producing technical illustrations, informational art and instructional illustrations in sequential series.

Start Date

06/01

Meeting Day

Mondays and Wednesdays

End Date

07/20

Faculty

John Roman

Time

9am–1pm

Credits

3

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Through a series of collaborative and individual exercises, students explore the entire process of making a book, including inspiration for initial ideas, writing effective stories, character development, sequential flow, constructing the book, and researching potential markets. All course lectures and exercises apply to children’s books, graphic novels, animations and other … Read more

Start Date

06/01

Meeting Day

Monday and Wednesday

End Date

07/20

Faculty

John Rego

Time

6pm–10pm

Credits

3

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This class is fully enrolled.

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Are you tired of a long winter and staying indoors? Let’s get outside and see our beautiful city with fresh eyes! Let’s sketch whatever catches our eyes: buildings, intricate architectural details, trees, flowers, street lamps, road signs, bus stops, trains, people walking, running, having a good time in the cafes, … Read more

Start Date

06/04

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

06/18

Faculty

Katia Wish

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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Which media are you using in your own work? Have you ever wondered how to combine different media to better express your style? In this workshop let’s experiment with watercolor, acrylics, gouache, cut paper, ink and colored pencils to find the best solution for your work!   Please bring media … Read more

Start Date

06/06

Meeting Day

Mondays and Wednesdays

End Date

06/27

Faculty

Katia Wish

Time

5pm–7:30pm

Credits

0

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Traditionally, watercolor is a light-to-dark medium. Light washes are built up gradually in order to achieve rich tones. The focus of this course is to explain that when beginning a painting with the application of pre-mixed, middle value, transparent wet-on-wet watercolor washes, artists can create images that exude “instant” atmosphere, … Read more

Start Date

06/13

Meeting Day

Monday and Friday and additional time during the week

End Date

06/17

Faculty

Irena Roman

Time

9:30am–12:30pm

Credits

0

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watercolor painting of pans

This workshop takes a close look into artists’ working processes in the realm of sketch booking. We’ll look at examples of contemporary artists sketchbooks and traditional books, and analyze styles and working methods. Each week, we’ll have a new topic that will inform and inspire your sketchbook skills, to help … Read more

Start Date

07/23

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

08/27

Faculty

Diane Bigda

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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