Visual Graphics & Creative Arts

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Courses

Did your introduction to Adobe Animate leave you wanting to practice more? This free-form lab time will provide instructor assistance with a new or current project to enhance your skills.


March 21, 2022 to April 4, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Digital Media/Web Tech Classroom (F253)
Develop 2D animated cartoons using Adobe Animate, starting with the principles of animation. Export and post your videos on YouTube as you enhance your skills.


August 30, 2022 to September 29, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Digital Media/Web Tech Classroom (F253)
Explore drawing realistic portraits using charcoal, ink, or colored pencils. Nationally recognized artist, Dayne Dudley, will provide you with all the tips and tricks. You provide some class materials; others are provided.


June 8, 2022 to August 10, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Classroom (G202)
Discover powerful techniques for editing digital audio. Improve the clarity, quality, and impact of your music productions with these essential skills.


April 18, 2022 to June 13, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Broadcast Sound Engineering Tech Classroom (E120)
Still trying to figure out how to master your Cricut machine? Explore the tools, functions, and features necessary to create projects. You are welcome to bring your machine.


April 5-14, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Meeting Room (F-044)
Your photography doesn't have to be limited to snapshots and happy accidents. Discover the many features on your camera as well as how to use them. Includes an introduction to Adobe Lightroom, and similar programs, to help you organize and improve your photography. Class includes a field trip. Digital SLR camera required.


January 20, 2022 to March 10, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Photography 1 Classroom (2134)
March 29, 2022 to May 17, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Photography 1 Classroom (2134)
July 14, 2022 to September 1, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Photography 1 Classroom (2134)
Build on your photography skills as you employ specialized photographic techniques, such as studio lighting, flash portrait posing, and on-camera flash.


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Have you ever wanted to learn how to create a Digital Scrapbook, aka DigiScrap? It's just as fun as traditional scrapbooking but cheaper, cleaner, and so many more options! You can bring your laptop to class if you wish.


April 19, 2022 to May 3, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Photography 2 Classroom (2114)
August 10-24, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Photography 2 Classroom (2114)
Are you interested in learning the essential skills necessary to take great photographs with any camera? Explore your camera's settings and learn what composition, exposure, and the art of seeing light will do for your photographs. Watch your photos go from bland to grand.


January 20, 2022 to February 1, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Photography Lab (2118)
May 17-26, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Photography 2 Classroom (2114)
Take the guesswork out of posing and preparing people to look amazing in a group photo. Arrange people of all sizes and ages for stunning results to capture those golden moments.


February 8-10, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Photography 2 Classroom (2114)
July 25-27, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Photography 2 Classroom (2114)
This introductory course will provide those "Film Curious" or "Seeking a Film Career" with real-world, knowledge of the expectations and rigor of careers in the film and television industry. Experience real-world instruction in vocabulary, basic equipment, description of department crew roles, crucial soft skills, the art of networking, and the foundational knowledge to select a viable career path in the film industry. Blended weekly online and on-campus instruction.


January 26, 2022 to March 2, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm
Discover which settings to use and where to place your flash for more dynamic imagery. Effectively navigate using an external flash to regulate light and get creative by adding color. Shoot with the flash on and off for variations. Digital SLR camera required.


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Anyone can learn to draw, no artistic ability required! Create realistic illustrations and cartoons using Prismacolor pencils. You supply some class materials; other materials provided in class.


January 11, 2022 to February 1, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Classroom (G202)
May 10-31, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Classroom (G202)
Want a steady workflow to edit multiple images at once? Lightroom works for importing, organizing, renaming, and exporting images. Correct color, enhance, and crop your images and develop a slideshow. Explore real-time editing while in the middle of a shoot by using tethered capture.


February 22, 2022 to March 10, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Photography 2 Classroom (2114)
June 28, 2022 to July 14, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Photography 2 Classroom (2114)
Immerse yourself in the world of live sound production! Learn about microphones, acoustics, stage management, and gain experience setting up, operating, and tearing down sound systems. This class blends in-person learning with hands-on training at venues both indoor and outdoor.


July 11, 2022 to September 19, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Broadcast Sound Engineering Tech Classroom (E120)
Do you own a business or provide a service and want to create a marketing video to support your business? Discover how the film production process works to create a video to promote or advertise your business. Experience the creative process and begin developing videos.


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Do you want to mix your music productions like a pro? Master the art of compression, equalization effects, automation, and more.


June 27, 2022 to August 22, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Broadcast Sound Engineering Tech Classroom (E120)
Explore a variety of recording and mixing techniques focused primarily around Pro Tools recording software. Through lecture, demonstration, and hands-on studio time, you will learn every step of the album-making process.


January 10, 2022 to April 4, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Broadcast Sound Engineering Tech Classroom (E120)
Are you a budding artist wanting to expand your mediums or explore a new technique? Are you interested in learning painting techniques, drawing principles, color, light, value, and edges? Beginning and intermediate level artists welcome. Come ready to paint from photos and life.


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Explore various drawing techniques while creating a pen and ink illustration. Taught by nationally recognized artist Dayne Dudley.


March 23, 2022 to May 25, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Classroom (G202)
Learn how to use your digital camera to take stunning nature photos, including landscapes, flowers, animals, and even macro shots.

Class is provided through Ed2Go. Please visit the Ed2Go Website for more information.


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Import images into Photoshop using Adobe Bridge, which allows image organization, renaming, and metadata, which boosts your workflow. Explore the Photoshop interface and tools, including color-correcting, object removal, layering, and blending. You will create dynamic imagery for print or website use.


March 29, 2022 to April 14, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Photography 2 Classroom (2114)
June 7-23, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Photography 1 Classroom (2134)
Save money while learning to matte and frame your favorite pictures in this fun class. Demonstrations will include single and double mats, appropriate backing boards, hinging, measurements, and how-to tips for correcting mistakes or flaws in your mats. Bring one flat image up to 8x10 to work on (it does not have to be a photograph).


March 28, 2022 to April 11, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Classroom (G202)
Is it your dream to manage, operate and work within a music recording studio? Discover steps to apply for internships, set up your recording studio for optimal results, conduct proper maintenance, record keeping, and general operations of a recording studio.


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Shoot indoor or outdoor sporting events and get a feel for what equipment works best for the type of sport you're shooting. Freeze the action without blurring the subject and compose the best shots to tell a story about your image. Digital SLR camera required.


June 6-15, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Photography 2 Classroom (2114)
Are you looking for fresh and unique ideas to save money and have your wedding still look like you hired a professional? Discover tools, tips, and tricks to plan the wedding of your dreams. Acquire money-saving techniques, décor on a budget, vendor and venue tips, simple ways to personalize your special day, and many more cost-saving ideas.


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Use your smartphone to take creative photos and improve photos on your social media sites. Explore depth of field, best use of phone flash, and which direction to turn your phone for impressive results.


Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Photography 2 Classroom (2114)
Thursday, April 28, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Photography 2 Classroom (2114)
Monday, August 8, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Photography 2 Classroom (2114)