Instructor: Teaching Assistant

No image available No biographical information available

Classes by this instructor


2D HAND DRAWN ANIMATION
Develop and enhance your hand-drawing and digital-drawing techniques, and apply your skills using computer animation software. Learn how to develop animation through ideation, storyboarding and character development.
July 7-27, 2024, W*006 and W*008
ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN
Tour some of Detroit's most beautiful buildings and learn about Detroit's architectural history. Students will create interior and exterior drawings and models based on their inspiration. LOCATION: TAUBMAN CENTER
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, T*908
BE A YOUTUBE STAR!
Get ready to star on your own YouTube® channel. Students will create their own YouTube® concept and learn the basics of shooting video, utilizing green screen and editing.
June 17-21, 2024, W*015 and W*017
BE A YOUTUBE STAR!
Get ready to star on your own YouTube channel. Students will create their own YouTube® concept and learn the basics of shooting video, utilizing green screen and editing.
June 24-28, 2024, W*015 and W*017
BEGINNING ANIMATION
Create your own animated cartoon! Make hand drawn images move to produce a short animation. Students can work with hand drawn or computer drawn images.
June 17-21, 2024, W*008
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*008
BEGINNING ANIMATION
Create your own animated cartoon! Make hand drawn images move to produce a short animation. Students can work with hand drawn or computer drawn images.
June 24-28, 2024, W*006
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*006
BLENDER 3D CHARACTER MODELING
Create your own character for a game or animation in three dimensions. Learn the basics of Blender, a powerful 3D design tool that is used by the gaming, animation and film industries.
June 24-28, 2024, W*003
BLENDER 3D MODELING
Create 3D digital characters or environments using the software tool set which is quickly becoming the industry leader for the animation, visual effects, motion graphics, product design, automotive design, and video game industries. Investigate the latest industry software and tools to bring your ideas to life.
July 7-27, 2024, T*1011
CARTOONING AND CHARACTER DESIGN
Bring your funny bone and create your own cartoon and comic book characters. Learn how to draw your characters with dynamic facial expressions and gestures that reveal their humorous personalities.
July 8-12, 2024, W*206 and W*015
CARTOONING AND CHARACTER DESIGN
Bring your funny bone and create your own cartoon and comic book characters. Learn how to draw your characters with dynamic facial expressions and gestures that reveal their humorous personalities.
July 22-26, 2024, W*207
CERAMICS
Learn the basics of wheel throwing and hand building to create your own functional and decorative ceramics. Students will create multiple pieces and explore different glazing techniques.
July 22-26, 2024, C*110
CERAMICS AND SCULPTURE
Get messy and try new things. Spend half of the day working with clay in the ceramics studio and the other half in the sculpture studio exploring the world in three dimensions. New projects every day.
June 17-21, 2024, C*110 AND W*205
June 24-28, 2024, C*110 AND W*205
CERAMICS AND SCULPTURE
Get messy and try new things. Spend half of the day working with clay in the ceramics studio and the other half in the sculpture studio exploring the world in three dimensions. New projects every day.
June 17-21, 2024, C*110 AND W*205
June 24-28, 2024, C*110 AND W*205
CHARACTER CONCEPT ART AND VISUAL DEVELOPMENT
Second Section Added! Generate characters for a movie, video game or an animated series with complete back stories. Students will create visual representations of these characters and the world that they live in.
July 7-27, 2024, T*606
July 7-27, 2024
CHARACTERS AND ANIMATION
Imagine a character. Is it a monster? An aardvark? Does it jump and dance? Draw your character by hand and then make it move using computer animation software, wacom tablets and pens.
July 22-26, 2024, W*001
CHARACTERS AND ANIMATION
Imagine a character. Is it a monster? An aardvark? Does it jump and dance? Draw your character by hand and then make it move using computer animation software, wacom tablets and pens.
July 15-19, 2024, W*206 and W*001
CHARACTERS AND CREATURES
Imagine a character. Does it walk on two legs or four? Invent your character's backstory, sketch your ideas, draw them in full color and sculpt them out of clay or plush fabrics.
July 8-12, 2024, W*205
CHARACTERS AND THEIR SPACE
Invent a character and the space that they live in. Students will create a mood board, a small character and 3D scale model of their character's living space.
July 15-19, 2024, W*307
CONCEPT ART
Bring a screenplay, video game concept or animated series idea to life by envisioning sets, props, characters and/or special effects. Create artwork that demonstrates your vision in two dimensions.
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*206 and W*013
COSTUME DESIGN
Visualize, create and wear the most amazing costume ever! Sketch out a design from imagination or reference an existing costume or character. Create a personalized wearable costume without a sewing machine. Show off your costume during a live fashion show at the end of the day on Friday.
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*217
COSTUME DESIGN
Visualize, create and wear the most amazing costume ever! Sketch out a design from imagination or reference an existing costume or character. Create a personalized wearable costume without a sewing machine. Show off your costume during a live fashion show at the end of the day on Friday.
July 15-19, 2024, W*305
DESIGN AND MAKE YOUR OWN SNEAKERS
Design, sew and walk away wearing your own handcrafted leather sneakers. Students will learn basic shoe making skills including construction, lasting and industrial sewing. No previous experience necessary. LOCATION: TAUBMAN CENTER
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, T*913A
DESIGN YOUR SPACE
SOLD OUT! WAITLIST AVAILABLE! Picture the perfect bedroom, game room or coffee shop. Students will create a mood board and scale model of their interior design that reflects their personal style.
July 8-12, 2024, W*307
DESIGNING CARS
Design the next Bugatti, Ferrari, or Lamborghini! Learn the tricks to drawing vehicles in perspective with correct proportions and accuracy of shape.
July 22-26, 2024, W*206
DIGITAL CHARACTER DESIGN
Create your own cartoon characters and the world they live in. Draw your characters with a variety of moods, facial expressions and dynamic gestures using a digital tablet and pen.
July 15-19, 2024
DIGITAL DESIGN: RISOGRAPH
Experiment with "digital screen printing" to create works on paper that incorporate both hand-drawn and digital elements into perfectly imperfect layers of color and texture. LOCATION: TAUBMAN CENTER
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, T*606
DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION
Create images that tell a story! Using Wacom tablets and pens, create a series of digital paintings of your chosen subject matter to include in your portfolio.
June 24-28, 2024, W*009
DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION
Create pictures that tell a story using computers and/or tablets. Develop strong drawings by using composition, color and other illustration fundamentals using the latest software and technology.
July 22-26, 2024, W*009
DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION
Create pictures that tell a story using computers and/or tablets. Develop strong drawings by using composition, color and other illustration fundamentals using the latest software and technology.
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*009
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*009
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND PHOTOSHOP
Learn tricks to taking better pictures in and around CCS and the Detroit Institute of Arts. Take your photos and learn basic editing skills in Photoshop®.
July 15-19, 2024, W*015 and W*017
DRAWING
Students will work from images of people, places and things to develop and improve drawing skills.
June 24-28, 2024, W*211 and W*213
July 15-19, 2024, W*211
DRAWING
Students will work from images of people, places and things to develop and improve drawing skills.
June 17-21, 2024, W*211 and W*213
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*211 and W*213
DRAWING PORTRAITS
Focus on the essential skills needed to create more realistic portraits such as proportions, line, and lighting. Students will work from a live, clothed model during parts of the course and visit the Detroit Institute of Arts.
July 22-26, 2024, W*213
DRAWING STUDIO
Solid foundational drawing skills are key to every discipline of art and design. Learn the basic concepts of observational drawing and develop a more volumetric approach. Students will work from live clothed models, still life and reference material.
July 7-27, 2024, T*1014
EXPERIMENTS IN ART AND SCIENCE
Have a blast with hands-on experiments. Make your own paints from minerals and play with light and color. Then enter the world of virtual reality and create in 3D and explore green screen special effects.
July 8-12, 2024, W*015 and W*305
EXPERIMENTS IN ART AND SCIENCE
Have a blast with hands-on experiments. Make your own paints from minerals and play with light and color. Then enter the world of virtual reality and create in 3D and explore green screen special effects.
July 8-12, 2024, W*015 and W*305
FASHION DESIGN
Design your own simple garment. Learn how to draft a flat pattern using your measurements and properly cut fabric. LOCATION: TAUBMAN CENTER
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, T*913B
FASHION DESIGN
Create your own brand and design apparel and accessories that captures your aesthetic.
July 7-27, 2024, T*913A
FIBERS AND FABRICS
Block printing, shibori, soft sculpture, weaving and more! Try your hand at fiber art with multiple fabric-based art projects everyday.
July 15-19, 2024, B*307 and B*308
FIGURE DRAWING
Working from clothed models, students will learn the fundamental techniques to draw the human figure more realistically. This class will also sketch at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
July 15-19, 2024, W*213
FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Capture the vibrant people and places that make Detroit unique in still images and video. Experiment with lighting and fashion models in the studio. Work with digital tools, music and sound effects to enhance your projects.
July 7-27, 2024, T*608
FUN WITH GRAPHIC DESIGN
Create digital designs using color and shape, character drawings or even your own personal logo. Take those designs and learn how to make buttons, stickers, posters and more!
July 15-19, 2024, W*015
FUN WITH GRAPHIC DESIGN
Create digital designs using color, shape, character drawings, text, or even your own personal logo. Take those designs and learn how to make buttons, stickers, posters and more!
July 8-12, 2024, W*009
GAME DESIGN
Create the next Fortnite® using CCS' state-of-the-art facilities. Explore the process of making role-playing video games, from ideation and story development to creating a basic map using Unreal Engine®.
July 29-30, 2024, W*010
GAME DESIGN
Create your own video game map using CCS's state-of-the-art facilities. Explore the game design process from ideation to creating a basic game using Scratch®, Unity®, or Unreal Engine®.
July 22-26, 2024, W*010
GAME DESIGN
Create your own video game map using CCS's state-of-the-art facilities. Explore the game design process from ideation to creating a basic game using Scratch®, Unity®, or Unreal Engine®.
June 17-21, 2024, W*010
GRAPHIC DESIGN AND BRANDING
Learn the basics of graphic design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign for both print and web design applications.
July 22-26, 2024, W*015
GRAPHIC NOVEL AND WEB COMICS
Learn the various elements that make up a graphic novel and web comic such as story, framing, movement, image content, and text. Traditional and digital tools will be used to create various layouts.
June 17-21, 2024, W*206
HAND DRAWN ANIMATION
Learn animation fundamentals. Develop and enhance your hand-drawing techniques and apply your skills to computer animation software.
June 24-28, 2024, W*008
ILLUSTRATION
Use both digital and hand-drawing techniques to express yourself visually and tell a story. Experimentation is strongly encouraged as students develop their own style using Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, chalk pastels and more.
July 7-27, 2024, T*610
JEWELRY MAKING
Learn essential metalsmithing techniques to create wearable works of art. Explore casting and etching as well as develop patinas for your unique jewelry pieces. Basic metals and supplies will be provided.
July 15-19, 2024, B*211
LEARN TO SEW!
Learn how to use a sewing machine while making simple, fun projects.
June 17-21, 2024, W*217
PAINTING
Paint a picture using fundamental painting techniques and non-toxic materials. Students may select their own subject matter or work from a still life that is provided. Students will visit the Detroit Institute of Arts to find inspiration for their own work.
June 17-21, 2024, B*304
PAINTING, CERAMICS, AND METALS
Express yourself freely through various media in a supportive environment. Stretch your own canvas and paint with acrylics. Experiment with wheel throwing and hand building ceramics. Design and create your own jewelry.
July 7-27, 2024, C*110, B*304, B*211
PHOTOGRAPHY
Go on a photo safari in and around CCS and the Detroit Institute of Arts. Learn tricks for taking better photos and techniques for basic photo editing with easy-to- use computer software. DSLR cameras provided.
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*015 and W*017
PLAYING WITH PAINTING
Explore the color wheel and mix your own colors. Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts for inspiration and experiment with watercolors, acrylics and handmade brushes.
July 8-12, 2024, W*207
PLAYING WITH PAINTING
Explore the color wheel and mix your own colors. Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts for inspiration and experiment with watercolors, acrylics and handmade brushes.
July 15-19, 2024, W*205
PLAYING WITH PRINTMAKING
Try new and innovative ways of making art! Create and reproduce your design through the processes of screen printing, monotypes, cyanotypes, block printing and more. Students will visit the Detroit Institute of Arts for inspiration.
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*205
PLAYING WITH PRINTMAKING
Try new and innovative ways of making art! Create and reproduce your design through the processes of screen printing, monotypes, cyanotypes, block printing and more. Students will visit the Detroit Institute of Arts for inspiration.
July 22-26, 2024, W*205
PORTFOLIO PREP
Present your best portfolio for college admissions to maximize your scholarship potential. Select a drawing piece to focus on throughout this class with coaching from a professional instructor. Students may bring their portfolio to the first and last day of class to receive professional guidance.
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*211 and W*213
SCREENPRINTING: T-SHIRTS AND FINE ART
Learn the art of screen printing and use your own design to create multiple prints! Create a series of works on paper for your portfolio and a hand printed t-shirt!
July 8-12, 2024, B*208
STOP MOTION ANIMATION: LEGOS AND CLAY
Bring your minifigs and have them star in your own movies. Students will work with Legos®, modeling clay and everyday objects to create animated video shorts.
June 24-28, 2024, W*013
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*013
STOP MOTION ANIMATION: LEGOS AND CLAY
Bring your minifigs and have them star in your own movies. Students will work with Legos®, modeling clay and everyday objects to create animated video shorts.
June 17-21, 2024, W*013
July 22-26, 2024, W*305
STREET AND STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY
Capture the vibrant people and places of Detroit such as Eastern Market and the Dequindre Cut. Experiment in CCS state of the art photo studios. Learn to enhance your images in the digital dark room using Adobe Photoshop®.
July 8-12, 2024, W*013
UPCYCLED FASHION
Join the latest fashion trend. Create new garments and accessories from thrifted clothing and recycled materials without a sewing machine.
June 24-28, 2024, W*217
WATERCOLORS ON THE GO
Hit the road with a set of watercolors and paint the town. Learn the basics of watercolor painting while visiting some of the coolest places in Detroit and around campus.
July 8-12, 2024, W*313A and W*313B
WRITING FOR CARTOONS AND ANIMATION
Invent your own characters and put them in hilarious situations with action and dialogue. Draw your character and/ or scenes from your story to make your script complete.
June 24-28, 2024, W*200
WRITING FOR CARTOONS AND ANIMATION
Invent your own characters and put them in hilarious situations with action and dialogue. Draw your character and/ or scenes from your story to make your script complete.
July 8-12, 2024, W*200