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ONSITE: Stained Glass (Ages 12-14)

October 27, 2020

Embrace your love of color by learning to make stained glass. Select or design stained glass patterns, then cut, grind, clean, foil and solder your stained glass creation using the Tiffany technique. Beginners complete a small window and students with previous experience learn more advanced techniques, completing more challenging projects of their choice.

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ONLINE: Visual + Written Journaling (Ages 12-14)

October 27, 2020

Explore ways of using words and pictures to record your ideas and observations, document your experiences, and discover new avenues for your creative expression. In this class, you’ll fill the pages of a composition notebook with drawings, diagrams, data logs, personal writing, collage, and more. We’ll find inspiration by looking at the creative practices of […]

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ONSITE: Digital Toy Photography Adventure

October 27, 2020

Using digital cameras or a smartphone and the creative process, you’ll produce fun photographs with your own toys as your models. Learn how to convey mood and feelings and photo tips specific to toy photography, which is a professional genre of photography. You’ll also learn basic photo editing techniques using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop.

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ONSITE: Metalworking (Ages 9-11)

October 27, 2020

Get acquainted with metal and learn basic metalworking techniques. Students will create individual projects using traditional jewelry tools. You’ll learn how to cut shapes using a jeweler’s saw and heat your metal to soften and reshape your work. We’ll also drill into metal, then use bolts, screws and rivets to connect it in new ways.

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ONSITE: Comic Strips, Comic Books and Graphic Novels (Ages 15–18)

October 27, 2020

Explore the history and techniques of comic art, a narrative artform that uses a combination of words and pictures. We’ll begin with an overview of the history of comic art, with an emphasis on the compositional methods and challenges that are unique to this artform. We’ll cover the basics of character creation, preliminary sketching, plotting […]

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ONSITE: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator + InDesign for Teens (Ages 15-18)

October 27, 2020

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign are the three most popular programs within the Adobe Creative Cloud. When used together, they allow you to create and manage visual content with amazing results. In this class, which is designed especially for teens, students will learn to create documents for printed or digital platforms using Photoshop, Illustrator and […]

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Introduction to Abstract Drawing (Ages 12-14)

September 22, 2020

Learn blind contour and gesture drawing, as well as different way to transform those quick drawings into final abstract artworks using outlining, hatching, cross-hatching and value. For their final artwork, students will complete a still life drawing, deconstruct and reconstruct that drawing, and complete a final drawing of their reconstructed still life.

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Tell Your Story with Comics (Ages 12-14)

September 22, 2020

This one’s all about you! Learn the basics of comic-making, then design yourself in cartoon form and create a short, autobiographical story to share with the world. We’ll look at other artists who put themselves in their work to get inspiration and learn why they do what they do.

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World-Building + Character Design (Ages 12-14)

September 22, 2020

Look at what it takes to build rich and interesting worlds that are worth getting lost in. You’ll develop characters with complete backstories and interesting goals. This is a great class for those who like to imagine faraway places, whether fantasy, science fiction or based on reality.

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Animation (Ages 9-11)

September 22, 2020

Jump into the world of stop-motion animation. Work with drawings, paper cut-outs and clay. Learn how to produce 2-D and 3-D animation sequences and bring inanimate subjects to life.

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Scientific Illustration (Ages 12-14)

September 22, 2020

Explore scientific illustration! We’ll learn different types of drawing techniques and create scientific illustrations inspired by nature from your own outdoor space at home.

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Drawing Lab (Ages 9-11)

September 22, 2020

Let’s explore the fun parts of drawing: Surprises, creative flow and experimentation. In the process, we’ll build our technical skills. This class includes lots of drawing experiments. Like mad scientists in our lab, we’ll see which new formulations and reactions we can create. It will get a little silly and a little spectacular, and soon […]

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