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Get a taste of the topics you have been curious about with workshops in design, business, photography, wood, metals, printmaking, drawing, painting and more.

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Working from personally selected still life objects, students will learn techniques to capture the object’s form, value structure, and temperature shifts using built up layers of conte crayon. Students will complete two still lifes, the first using naturalistic colors. For the second still life students will choose to either exaggerate … Read more

Start Date

05/21

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

06/11

Faculty

Janet Loren Hill

Time

10am–12pm

Credits

0

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Students will learn how to construct a basic pair of pants from measurements to muslin. We will also build sampler file with seam techniques, pockets, fly finishes, and a style library. Prerequisite: Completion of a basic sewing course or equivalent.

Start Date

05/25

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

07/06

Faculty

David J. Bermingham

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

1.5

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Public Art: Ideas to Action Lecture/discussions and Practicum to offer students the tools to bring public art ideas to life. Course description: this series of workshops will explore the processes of creating public artwork. Students will learn the basics of concept development, art administration and logistical considerations, community engagement, funding, … Read more

Start Date

05/26

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

07/14

Faculty

Carolyn Lewenberg

Time

1:30pm–5pm

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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One of the most emotive forms of intaglio printmaking is drypoint, which allows for direct and uniquely personal markmaking. This course is designed for beginners looking to explore this technique but don’t have access to a studio, press or expensive materials. We will focus on methods that can be safely … Read more

Start Date

06/06

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

06/20

Faculty

Damon Campagna

Time

6pm–10pm

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

Discover the possibilities of working with dry and water-based materials. Dry media includes pencil, colored pencils, China marker. For wet media we use:  watercolor, gouache, acrylics, etc. as well as interesting mediums such as Pe masking fluid and gesso. Gain skills in a variety of techniques, then experiment with mixing mediums in non-traditional … Read more

Start Date

06/21

Meeting Day

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

End Date

06/23

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

9:30am–2:30pm

Credits

0

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In this workshop students learn to build handmade books from pages to cover, experimenting with a variety of book structures. No experience is required; we will start off with simpler structures and work up to ones that are more complex. Students will learn about books based on the fold, starting … Read more

Start Date

06/25

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

06/26

Faculty

Alice Stanne

Time

10am–5pm

Credits

0

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Explore several traditional and non-traditional, dye-resist techniques including Japanese Shibori stitch resist, folding and clamping, as well as pole wrapping etc. Students use basic procedures involved in low immersion dyeing, direct application and over-dyeing on cotton, and play with several of these techniques to achieve various exciting visual textures on … Read more

Start Date

06/25

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

06/26

Faculty

Susan McNeil

Time

9am–7pm

Credits

0

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This course explores the multifaceted nature of working with moving images beyond the Hollywood understanding of a ‘movie’. Students will be encouraged to take an experimental approach to recording their own videos, animating short sequences, capturing audio, and editing it all together as they create unique time-based artwork. This course … Read more

Start Date

06/28

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

08/16

Faculty

Camilo Cardenas

Time

6:30pm–9pm

Credits

0

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Explore the art of personal expression through landscape photography. Tsar Fedorsky, a fine arts photographer whose own work draws on images found near home, will encourage students to discover their own visual voice by choosing to take landscape photographs close to home. Nature is all around us. You don’t need … Read more

Start Date

07/06

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

08/10

Faculty

Tsar Fedorsky

Time

6pm–8pm

Credits

0

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An intensive workshop in Adobe Lightroom and digital photography post-production that introduces a streamlined, professional workflow for taking images from camera to finished product. Learn the basics and beyond of this powerful, industry standard software, from file management to creative editing techniques. Topics covered include navigating the Lightroom interface, creating … Read more

Start Date

07/09

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

07/16

Faculty

Rebecca Morrison

Time

10am–2pm

Credits

0

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Thinking about a career in graphic design? Do you currently “dabble” in graphic design for personal projects? Have you found yourself designing flyers, webpages, brochures or other graphic design work professionally without any design training? This one-day workshop is specifically targeted for those with no graphic design background, to understand what makes a design “work” visually … Read more

Start Date

07/16

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

07/16

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

9am–5pm

Credits

0

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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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In this class, you’ll be introduced to the basics of an industry-standard user experience (UI) design tool from the ground up. We’ll work on a web-site and/or Ap, from concept through wireframes, prototype and presentation. Learn how to work smart and be savvy. Our focus here will be on understanding … Read more

Start Date

07/30

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

08/06

Faculty

Andreas Randhahn

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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This course is designed to de-mystify abstract art through a series of exercises and projects that focus on line, shape, color, and texture. Abstract drawing and painting represent a shift from recording the visible to expressing our impressions of what we see. The possibilities of finding inspiration for abstract works … Read more

Start Date

08/01

Meeting Day

Monday through Thursday

End Date

08/04

Faculty

Santiago Hernandez

Time

9am–2pm

Credits

0

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In this 3-hour workshop students will learn the basics of latch hook, draw out their own 20 in x 20 in designs and begin filling their grids with yarn. Students may choose to depict a representational image or work more abstractly, learning basic color techniques along the way including optical … Read more

Start Date

08/06

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

08/06

Faculty

Janet Loren Hill

Time

2pm–5pm

Credits

0

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Learn how to use hand tools to uncover form in wood. Begin with texture and low-relief carvings before moving on to small in-the-round sculptures. Safe and comfortable practices, tool selection, and tool care will be emphasized throughout to establish sustainable woodworking practices. All levels welcome.

Start Date

08/12

Meeting Day

Fridays

End Date

08/19

Faculty

Annie Meyer

Time

9am–4pm

Credits

0

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