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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.

This course combines the foundations of traditional animation with multidisciplinary artist practices. You will be introduced to a wide variety of experimental animation techniques including registration-less animation, under the camera animation, replacement animation, 2-D paper puppets, and rotoscoping. We will cover how to set-up a DIY home animation studio as … Read more

Start Date

01/03

Meeting Day

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays

End Date

01/14

Faculty

Shannon Lee

Time

Tue, Thu, 6:30-10pm; Sat, 10am-1:30pm–

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Rich and expressive, monotype joins the graphic qualities of printmaking with the spontaneity of painting. This hands-on workshop teaches the basics of chine colle, pronto plate, collagraph, as well as other processes, and explores the sequential possibilities of monotype to develop images conceptually and formally. Image-making methods, ink handling, print … Read more

Start Date

01/06

Meeting Day

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

End Date

01/08

Faculty

David Bligh

Time

Fri, 6:30-9:30pm; Sat and Sun, 9:30am-2:30pm–

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In this introductory, course participants will learn how to design and carve wooden utensils. Students will be shown how to safely and efficiently use the bandsaw as well as hand tools such as gouges, rasps, files, scrapers, and a variety of handsaws. Whether it’s spoons, spatulas, forks, knives, or something … Read more

Start Date

01/06

Meeting Day

Friday and Saturday

End Date

01/07

Faculty

Ellen Adams

Time

10am–2pm

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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

01/07

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

01/07

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

9am–4pm

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In this two session workshop students will work from the figure in motion (via screen-shared videos), learning key gesture drawing skills like blocking, finding the center of gravity line, accurate proportions, mark-making rhythm and value through timed drawing exercises. Beginning and intermediate students are welcome to join the class as … Read more

Start Date

01/07

Meeting Day

Saturday & Sunday

End Date

01/08

Faculty

Janet Loren Hill

Time

10am–1pm

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This is a very fun, enriching, and smart way to invest in your future. This class is designed around YOUR needs and respect is given to your workflow. We take a thoughtful approach to solving problems, and learn how to build images in an intelligent way. Adobe Illustrator is the … Read more

Start Date

01/07

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

01/14

Faculty

Andreas Randhahn

Time

10am–1pm

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 In this introduction to lapidary course participants will learn how to transform rough stone into jewelry-ready cabochons. Learn the basics of identifying rocks and develop an understanding of how the mohs hardness scale affects cutting/cabbing an stone work. Students will be carefully shown how to safely operate trim saws, a diamond … Read more

Start Date

01/07

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

01/07

Faculty

Allison Keast

Time

9am–4pm

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Over the course of a six hour day, students will work from a live model learning to draw and understand basic human anatomy. The first half of the day will be dedicated to linear drawing using pencil, the second  half of the day is dedicated to value drawing using charcoal.

Start Date

01/08

Meeting Day

Sunday

End Date

01/08

Faculty

Brett Gamache

Time

10am–4pm

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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

01/09

Meeting Day

Monday and Friday and individually by arrangement during the week

End Date

01/13

Faculty

Irena Roman

Time

Monday and Friday, 9:30am-12:30pm–

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This intensive workshop guides students through the process of creating professional-level print-on-demand books using the Adobe Lightroom Book Module and its seamless integration with Blurb Books digital print-on-demand service. Beginning with a personal collection of digital image files, students design and edit artist books in Adobe Lightroom, and upload for … Read more

Start Date

01/10

Meeting Day

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

End Date

01/14

Faculty

Rebecca Morrison

Time

Tuesday and Thursday, 5-8pm; Saturday, 10am-1pm–

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In this hands-on woodworking class, students will work with white ash to build a Danish cord footstool. Students will start off by building the bench base and learn about mortise and tenon joinery and domino construction. Students will use both machines and hand tools to build the base. From there they will learn about … Read more

Start Date

01/13

Meeting Day

Friday and Saturday

End Date

01/14

Faculty

Ellen Kaspern

Time

9am–4pm

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