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Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-PRINT-0629
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

In this online course, participants will learn, through demos and tutorials, how to create one-of-a-kind silkscreen prints. The process involves using water-based silkscreen techniques that are easy to use in a non-studio context, including drawing directly onto screens and transferring the images using clear ink and a squeegee. Water-soluble pastels and watercolor will be used, as well as water-based printing ink, for a nontoxic and easy-to-clean-up practice. This course will include how to modify the practice for home studios and an introduction to plein-air (working outside directly from nature) work, basic silkscreen registration and stencil methods while working from staged still lifes. No prior experience with printmaking is required.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: NS-E, PS-E


Instructor
  • Name: Lois Harada (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-NATUR-0627
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

Building on skills developed in "Painting from Nature, Part A" (0626), students in this asynchronous online course take on more complex challenges while honing their technical skills, including learning to work with water media and acrylic paint. The structure of the course involves following step-by-step instructions, viewing demonstrations and doing hands-on exercises to provide the framework to explore the principles of color and rendering techniques in acrylic paint. Lighting is emphasized as a means of enhancing the volume and form of a specimen. Plants, leaves, shells, and other natural objects are the subjects for observation and study. Objectives may include creating realistic visuals as fine art, illustration, for children’s books and scientific publication. Students will need to supply their own natural subjects and specimens, similar to what are shown in demonstrations. Note: Successful completion of "Painting from Nature, Part A" (0626) and "Painting from Nature, Part B" (0627) satisfies the "Painting from Nature" (2286) requirement for the Natural Science Illustration certificate.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: NS-R

Prerequisites: Drawing II, Drawing from Nature, and Painting from Nature Part A


Instructor
  • Name: Amy Bartlett Wright (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Oct 19 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-JEWEL-0630
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $465


Description

This comprehensive introduction to wax working for jewelry focuses on the design and creation of wax models for lost wax casting. Wax's malleability provides the designer with a unique way to create rich textures and fine details. Additionally, wax is highly reworkable and encourages experimentation. Class begins by exploring both additive and subtractive processes explained through worksheets, video tutorials and demos. Throughout the course, students strengthen their designs through research and sketches, and are encouraged to challenge themselves in their use of form, surface texture, and contrast. Finished waxes will be sent to a professional caster to be realized in whichever metal the student chooses (sterling silver, bronze, etc.). Ultimately, pieces are finished by sanding and filing, resulting in fine works of art. Note: This course, in combination with "The Home Jewelry Studio" (course 0840) can be substituted for "Final Studio: Jewelry and Light Metals" (course 0498).

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: JM-R

Prerequisites: Jewelry + Light Metals: Materials and Techniques (1132) and Jewelry + Light Metals: Process and Practices (1109)


Instructor
  • Name: MJ Tyson (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-FOUND-0624-02 ( Class is Full )
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

Building on skills acquired in "Design, Part A" (0623), this course establishes a broader framework for the application of design elements and principles, building toward more complex and informed work. The design element of value is investigated further, and color and space are introduced. Value is considered in terms of light and dark and ways of creating a sense of space. Color is explored in terms of value, hue and intensity and contextual influence. Spatial concepts of figure/ground, perspective, overlap, placement, projection, value and color are devices to suggest depth and create the illusion of space. A variety of compositional structures such as linear, clustered, radial, central, grid and lattice systems are explored. Upon completing the course, students will have a proficiency in design fundamentals, a new understanding for how these concepts influence a broad range of disciplines and the larger world of design, and fluency in identification of design elements and principles. It is recommended that "Design, Part A" (0623) and "Design, Part B" (0624) be taken sequentially. Note: Successful completion of "Design, Part A" (0623) and "Design, Part B" (0624) satisfies the certificate requirement for "Design" (1815).

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: AN-R, GR-R, ID-R, IT-R, JM-R, NS-R, PG-R, PM-R, PS-R

Prerequisite: Design, Part A (0623)


Instructor
  • Name: Taleen Batalian (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-INDES-0856
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

What is the experience of presenting work in freehand vs. digital format, and how can engaging images be produced by blending the best of both? In this course we will compare digital and freehand rendering techniques used in architecture and interior design. We will visit setup techniques and explore the main tools for rendering using primarily Adobe Photoshop and SketchBook Pro. We will explore outcomes by analyzing different starting points on floor plans, elevations and perspective views, and will review how to add textural notes, landscape features, entourage, reflections and light sources. The course will culminate with a final project that showcases all the learning outcomes.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- This course requires access to Adobe Creative Cloud, or some of its creative tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Monthly subscriptions can be purchased from a variety of pricing plans directly from Adobe. Please visit the Adobe website for cost and downloading instructions. Be sure to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before purchasing.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: ID-E, PM-E

Prerequisite: Drawing I or equivalent


Instructor
  • Name: Liz Thompson (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-INDES-1015
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

Lighting has a significant impact on human well-being. It is a crucial component in creating atmosphere and enabling function of an interior space, and can be used to define architectural space, enhance texture in surface materials, and reveal form in furnishings. This course introduces students to the equipment, techniques and concepts of lighting design. With a focus on new technologies and sustainable lighting solutions, students learn about sources, fixtures and systems as they develop creative, functional lighting plans for a variety of spaces. Note: It is recommended that students complete the prerequisite and/or have prior knowledge of interior design principles.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- Students must be prepared to communicate their design solutions either digitally (AutoCAD or equivalent) or through scanned hand rendering. If you plan to use AutoCAD, please check minimum system requirements to make sure your computer will run the software before downloading.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: ID-R

Prerequisite: Drafting + Rendering for Interiors


Instructor
  • Name: Deborah Dunlap (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-INDES-1058
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

This course continues the overview of historical trends that have shaped both exterior and interior Western architecture. It covers major figures and movements in architectural and interior design from the early 19th Century to the present. Slide-illustrated lectures and discussions explore the aesthetic and ideological concerns of the Arts and Crafts, Art Deco, Art Nouveau and Modern movements. As in Styles in the Decorative Arts I: Ancient Egypt to 1800, the influence of cultural and sociological factors on architecture and design is addressed throughout, as is the impact of historic styles on contemporary design. Students use this knowledge to identify major historical styles, theorize about current and future design trends, and research a specific theory or style. A written report is required.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: ID-E


Instructor
  • Name: John Tschirch (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-DFOU-1467
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

A continuation of Digital Design Techniques, Part A (1466), this course continues with a more in-depth exploration of Adobe software by focusing on more detailed and challenging design projects. Starting with producing animated graphics in Photoshop, and then comparing that workflow and output to video production in Premiere, the need for separation of software tasks becomes apparent. Drawing precise graphics in Illustrator rounds out the Adobe workflow as students then organize their projects into a dynamic JavaScript-based website. Ultimately this course serves as a powerful introduction to common but important tasks in the digital design field for freelancers and members of art production teams alike. Note: Successful completion of "Digital Design Techniques, Part A" (1466) and "Digital Design Techniques, Part B" (1467) satisfies the certificate requirement for "Digital Design Techniques" (3542).

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- This course requires access to Adobe Creative Cloud, or some of its creative tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Monthly subscriptions can be purchased from a variety of pricing plans directly from Adobe. Please visit the Adobe website for cost and downloading instructions. Be sure to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before purchasing.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: AN-R, GR-R, ID-R, IT-R, JM-R, NS-R, PG-R, PM-R, PS-R

Prerequisite: Digital Design Techniques, Part A


Instructor
  • Name: Bryan Rodrigues (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-DFOU-1467-02
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

A continuation of Digital Design Techniques, Part A (1466), this course continues with a more in-depth exploration of Adobe software by focusing on more detailed and challenging design projects. Starting with producing animated graphics in Photoshop, and then comparing that workflow and output to video production in Premiere, the need for separation of software tasks becomes apparent. Drawing precise graphics in Illustrator rounds out the Adobe workflow as students then organize their projects into a dynamic JavaScript-based website. Ultimately this course serves as a powerful introduction to common but important tasks in the digital design field for freelancers and members of art production teams alike. Note: Successful completion of "Digital Design Techniques, Part A" (1466) and "Digital Design Techniques, Part B" (1467) satisfies the certificate requirement for "Digital Design Techniques" (3542).

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- This course requires access to Adobe Creative Cloud, or some of its creative tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Monthly subscriptions can be purchased from a variety of pricing plans directly from Adobe. Please visit the Adobe website for cost and downloading instructions. Be sure to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before purchasing.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: AN-R, GR-R, ID-R, IT-R, JM-R, NS-R, PG-R, PM-R, PS-R

Prerequisite: Digital Design Techniques, Part A


Instructor
  • Name: Bryan Rodrigues (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-ANIM-1721 ( Class is Full )
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

Animation is a unique art form combining static images (usually drawings) and storytelling. These sequential images are put together to create the illusion of motion, much like a flipbook. This course introduces students to the core principles of cycles, levels, and squash and stretch as they start to turn their inanimate drawings into moving, dancing, fighting and flying animations. The use of analog and digital tools will be covered, as well as workflow implementation, including the mechanics of sequencing distinct drawings so that they flow together. Exercises and homework allow students to investigate and experiment with principles outside of class. By the end of the course students will complete a short movie, built frame by frame, and gain artistic confidence.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- This course requires access to Adobe Creative Cloud, or some of its creative tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Monthly subscriptions can be purchased from a variety of pricing plans directly from Adobe. Please visit the Adobe website for cost and downloading instructions. Be sure to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before purchasing.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: AN-R, GR-E, IT-E, PG-E


Instructor
  • Name: James Frio (Bio)