Courses

Our all-new course will provide an introduction to the fundamental principles and elements of interior design. Students will explore the creative and technical aspects of interior design, gaining the basic concepts necessary to create functional and aesthetically pleasing interior space. Throughout the course, students will learn about color theory, lighting design, furniture selection, material selection, and decorative elements. Emphasis will be placed on understanding how these elements work together to create cohesive and harmonious interiors.


October 2-23, 2024, Online Course
Students will practice felting, both wet and needle-based, embroidery, fabric collage, and hand weaving.

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Participants will learn to create works of art using watercolor paints and collage techniques.

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This class will focus on making various pottery forms intended to be fired in our NEW hybrid wood/soda kiln as well as other kilns. Participants will learn how to glaze and prepare pottery for wood/soda firings, as well as learn how to load and fire the kiln.


August 20, 2024 to September 24, 2024, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 114
Learning to decorate pottery in new and innovative ways will be the focus of this class. Decorating techniques such as stamping, texturizing, piercing, and others will be demonstrated. Participants will have an opportunity to make pottery forms, try out new decorating techniques, and glaze fire their work to completion.

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If you are looking for an opportunity to learn how make tea bowls and tumblers and improve your wheel throwing skills, this is the class for you! The course will focus on wheel throwing and trimming drinking vessels.


November 19, 2024 to December 19, 2024, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 114
If you are looking for an opportunity to learn how to put a handle on a mug or improve your pottery skills, this is the class for you! The workshop will focus on wheel-throwing cups and learning various methods of handle-making.

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If you are learning to make pottery for the first time, or you are looking to improve your skills, this is the class for you! Introductory, intermediate, and advanced techniques will be demonstrated and one-on-one instruction will be included to meet each participant at their level.

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Learn how to take better photos, regardless of the type of camera. Topics such as composition, lighting, and exposure will be discussed in order to gain a better understanding of photography.


September 26, 2024 to October 24, 2024, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 209
In this course we will examine the use of photography as an art form and participants will be encouraged to create images that are suitable for display as an artistic expression of ideas and themes.

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Portrait photography is an excellent skill to cultivate. Whether you just want to take better photos of your family or want to build on your portrait portfolio, learn how to create exceptional portraits using poses and lighting that emphasize your subjects' character and features.

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Learn techniques and ideas that will enable you to grow as a creative photographer and visual storyteller. Prerequisite: Students should have a basic understanding of photography fundamentals before taking this course.

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Learn to edit your own photographs to get rid of dust and scratches, fix the color, correct image exposure, colorize parts of an image, and how to create simple digital paintings.


May 15, 2024 to June 19, 2024, Online Course
Learn the powerful tools of Adobe Illustrator® CC, the industry standard vector drawing and illustration program. From creating line art and logos to graphic layouts and finished illustrations, this course will cover the fundamental tools needed to use this program productively.


June 17, 2024 to July 22, 2024, Online Course
Learn how to use Adobe InDesign® CC software to create professional-quality letterhead, brochures, forms, eBooks, business materials and more. This course uses hands-on exercises and expert instruction to help you discover how the program features relate to producing actual usable documents.


July 17, 2024 to August 6, 2024, Online Course