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ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! 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
BEFORE AND AFTER ENRICHMENT
Before and After Enrichment is taught by art educators and allows students to come as early as 8am and/or stay as late as 6pm.
July 22-26, 2024, W*107 and W*108
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*107 and W*108
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.
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*008
BEGINNING ANIMATION
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAILTLIST! 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.
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*006
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 8-26, 2024, T*1011
CARTOONING AND CHARACTER DESIGN
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! 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
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! 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
CHARACTERS AND ANIMATION
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! 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
CONCEPT ART
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! 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
DESIGN AND MAKE YOUR OWN SNEAKERS
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST! 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
DESIGNING CARS
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! 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 ILLUSTRATION
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! 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
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST! 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
DRAWING
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST! Students will work from images of people, places and things to develop and improve drawing skills.
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*211 and W*213
DRAWING PORTRAITS
ONE SPOT LEFT! 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
FASHION DESIGN
ONE SPOT NOW AVAILABLE! 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
GAME DESIGN
ONE SPOT LEFT! 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, 2024 to August 2, 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
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
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 8-27, 2024, T*610
PHOTOGRAPHY
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! 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 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
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.
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*013
STOP MOTION ANIMATION: LEGOS AND CLAY
NEW SECTION ADDED! JULY 29-AUGUST 2!! Bring your minifigs and have them star in your own movies. Students will work with LegosŪ, modeling clay and everyday objects to create animated video shorts. This will be a mixed-age course for all students ages 8-13.
July 22-26, 2024, W*013
July 22-26, 2024, W*207
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*013