Summer ART 2014  - our non-residential program for the community - has now concluded.
Summer ART 2014 Program Details [pdf to download] - for reference purposes only.

Click here or information about PreCollege Perspective 2015 - our residentail program for HS students.

STUDIO WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS AND TEENS


LANDSCAPE PAINTING (OILS or ACRYLICS)
PT129: May 16-18
3 Sessions, 12 hours, F-SU, 9 AM-1 PM
$195
Lucy Barber
In this course students will learn how to create and construct a successful landscape painting started on-site and developed through use of color and compositional structure techniques. The workshop will explore the importance of shape & space, light and color, and will use these elements along with effective color harmonies.  These, combined with simple, compositional techniques will help students to create a convincing “sense of place” in their plein-air landscape paintings. We will look at other examples of landscape painting,  and there will be one-on-one demonstrations, as well as group discussions about the class paintings as a way to build upon students’ strengths. Beginner through advanced skill levels welcome. (Teen Certificate: TFA, TPH. Adult Certificate: FE.)
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DRAWING: BREAKING THE RULES
DR210: May 19-22
THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

FIGURE COLLAGE: A BLACK & WHITE WORKSHOP
DRF250: June 10-13
4 Sessions, 16 hours, Tu-F, 9 AM-1 PM
$245
Lucy Barber
This figure workshop class will focus on creativity and freeing yourself to experiment, and to be spontaneous in your approach to drawing from the model.  In addition to working directly from the model in a traditional way and drawing to simplify the form, we’ll then explore cut or torn paper collage to apply to the work, and we’ll go from there. Experimentation will be encouraged, using a variety of media and approaches. The workshop will be fast paced, and will outfit us with many ways to push our figurative work, with or without a live model, once back in our own studios. Some drawing experience is desirable. Beginner through advanced skill levels welcome. (Teen Certificate: TFA, TPH. Adult Certificate: FE.)
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METAL ORIGAMI
SC295: June 16-20
5 Sessions, 15 hours, M-F, 9 AM-12 Noon
$235
Morgan Janssen
This pilot introduction to metal will give students a chance to explore and familiarize themselves in the medium. Designing templates in paper, transforming them into folded patterns, and producing a full 3 dimensional piece is the bedrock of the class. Students will learn heating and forming techniques with provided tools along with learning and implementing basic design into their products. This class is designed for teens and adults at an introductory level. (Teen Certificate: TFA, TPH. Adult Certificate: FE.)
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ABSTRACT ART: BEYOND REALITY
PT224-1: June 16-20, 9 AM-12 Noon - THIS SESSION IS CANCELLED.
PT224-2: July 14-18, 1-4 PM - THIS SESSION WILL RUN AS SCHEDULED.
5 Sessions, 15 hours, M-F
$235
Marcia Johnson
 Bring your passion for adventure and creativity together to explore and visually communicate your ideas in a unique abstract way. Playing with color, line and form, abstract painting can be whatever you want it to be.  Working through a series of hands-on exercises using practical tools that will inspire and enhance your artistic abilities, we will blend design and composition to visually express your imaginative concepts and lead to a freer, more expressive style. Come expecting to learn, be inspired, and have fun! Students may work in watercolors or acrylic or water-soluble oil paint.  Some painting experience is desirable.  Beginner through advanced skill levels welcome.  (Teen Certificate: TFA, TPH. Adult Certificate: FE.)
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DIGITAL DRAWING, PAINTING AND SCULPTING for Adults and Teens


INTRO TO THE MACINTOSH
CG101: June 7
1 Session, 3 hours, SA,  9 AM-12 Noon
$50
Marcia Johnson
Master the fundamental skills necessary to use the Mac comfortably while fulfilling the prerequisite for other digital courses. Basic skills such as logging into home and web spaces, and understanding the differences and similarities between Mac and PC window and file management will be covered. PC users can learn on the Mac during class, and transfer their knowledge to practice on their PC at home.
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INTRODUCTION TO 3DS MAX
CG240: June 23-27
5 Sessions: 30 hours, M-F, 9 AM-4 PM
$385
Martin Murphy
Learn how to create an environmental setting and a basic character, and how to apply the general workflows and production processes of creating 3D content in this software widely used in the industry for game, film and video content. Basic Photoshop and PC experience is required. (Teen Certificate: TDA, TGA, TIL. Adult Certificate: FE, PE, GR.)
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DIGITAL SCULPTING WITH ZBRUSH
CGW373: June 16-20
$385
Martin Murphy
Digital sculpture is easier than you think. Students learn digital sculpting techniques using form development methods combined with 3D modeling to create intensely detailed digital models and sculptures. Plan, create and develop models for gaming, the movies, and comic books. Basic Mac skills required. (Teen Certificate: TDA, TGA, TIL. Adult Certificate: FE, PE, IE, GE, GR.)
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DIGITAL PAINTING IN PHOTOSHOP
CGW386: July 14-25
10 Sessions (a 2-week course), 30 hours, M-F, 9 AM-12 Noon
$385
Octavio Perez
Learn to create artistic images with Photoshop brushes along with the mixer brush and other features.  Whether you prefer pastels and oils, or watercolor, this workshop will show you how to use Photoshop tools and techniques to digitally reproduce real world art media and techniques to begin to bring your vision to life. Prior Photoshop experience is desirable. (Teen Certificate: TDAm TGA. Adult Certificate: GR, PR, FE.)
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DRAWING AND PAINTING W/ THE iPAD
CGW378: July 14-25
10 Sessions (a 2-week course), 30 hours, M-F, 1 PM-4 PM
$385
Octavio Perez
Some technological tools are game-changers – such is the case with the iPad.  Participants in this workshop will be introduced to various drawing and painting approaches using touch screen technology, inexpensive apps, and fingers and/or styluses to create.  Work can be exported and modified as picture files and then printed and further manipulated, or uploaded to websites, blogs and other digital locations. With a focus on drawing and painting from observation, this course is designed for the artist who wishes to develop or improve their observational skills and, at the same time, learn a new technology that revolutionizes drawing and painting approaches. Prior drawing experience is required. Beginner through advanced iPad skill levels welcome. (Teen Certificate: TDA, TGA. Adult Certificate: GR, PR, FE.)
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DRAWING AND ILLUSTRATING IN ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR
CG120-1: June 16-27
CG120-2: July 14-25
10 Sessions (a 2-week course): 30 hours, M-F, 9 AM-12 Noon
$385
Bonnie Hammer
Learn Adobe Illustrator, the industry standard, through projects ranging from basic tracing of personal drawings to fully finished vector illustrations. Students are directed step-by-step on how to use the many components of Illustrator. By the end of this course students use the software as comfortably as they would a pencil. Basic drawing skills required. Basic Macintosh computer skills required. (Teen Certificate: TDA, TGA, TIL. Adult Certificate: FE, PE, IE, GE, GR.)
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DIGITAL FILM and PHOTOGRAPHY for Adults and Teens


DIGITAL FILM SEMINAR
VCGF201: June 16-27
10 Sessions (a 2-week course): 60 hours, M-F, 9 AM–4 PM
Film Screening: June 27, 6:30 PM
$695
Mark Parry
This seminar covers digital video camera operation, basic lighting, scripting, and storyboarding as well as Premier Pro editing, titles, effects and Montage theory.  Students work in their own direction from narrative, abstract or experimental, to more journalistic or documentary genres, and should walk away with a professionally edited project with potential for use in a portfolio or film festival screening. The course culminates with a screening of final student projects with the public invited. Beginner through advanced skills levels welcome.  Membership benefits and tuition remission policies are not applicable. (Teen Certificate: TDA, TPH. Adult Certificate: FE, PE, IE, GE.)
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DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY FOR THE NOVICE
5 Sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 9 AM-12 Noon
PH400: June 9-13
$235
Omar Otero
THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY: PAINTING WITH LIGHT
PH255: July 7-11
5 Sessions, 15 hours, M-F, 9 AM-12 Noon
$235
Omar Otero
Discover the impact of light. In this fun, hands-on workshop, the focus will be on capturing the essence of your subject shooting in natural and artificial light. Through demonstrations of low- light photography including ISO, shutter speed, and aperture, the use of ambient light will be emphasized. Students will learn about lighting, posing, depth of field, composition, impact, and how to use Photoshop as an enhancement tool in photography. Students must bring a digital SLR camera and instruction booklet and must have read the booklet before coming to class. Basic computer skills required. (Teen Certificate: TPH. Adult Certificate: FE, GE, PE.)
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DIGITAL DESIGN for Adults and Teens


WEB DESIGN & MOBILE APPS: DREAMWEAVER
CG270-1: June 16-27
CG270-2: July 14-25
10 Sessions (a 2-week course): 30 hours, M-F, 1-4 PM
$385
Bonnie Hammer
Using the Adobe Dreamweaver HTML editor, follow step-by-step instructions to build your own dynamic multi-page website and create mobile apps that will link to your sites. This course is indispensable to visual artists and designers in today’s marketplace. Learn how to professionally present your digital portfolio and your business for maximum impact with these essential web design tools. Some Photoshop or Illustrator experience is helpful. Basic Macintosh skills required. (Teen Certificate: TDA. Adult Certificate: GR, PR, FE, IE.)
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PHOTOSHOP WORKSHOP
CG727-1: June 16-20, 1 PM-4 PM
CG727-2: July 14-18, 9 AM–12 Noon
5 sessions: 15 hours, M-F
$245
Marcia Johnson
This intensive workshop introduces Adobe Photoshop software as a tool for manipulating images electronically to create digital art. This is also a useful tool for building some components of a website. Demos and lectures cover the features of the program. Basic Macintosh computer skills required (see CG101.) Beginning through advanced skills levels welcome. (Teen Certificate: TDA, TPH.  Adult Certificate: GE, FE, PE, IE.)
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DIGITAL DESIGN: VISUAL COMMUNICATION
CG115-1: June 23-27
CG115-2: July 21-25 - this section is CANCELLED
5 Sessions: 30 hours, M-F, 9 AM-4 PM
$385
Marcia Johnson
Learn the basic principles and elements of design to combine text and graphics to communicate an effective message through design, typography, composition, digital paint, and illustration techniques to create logos, graphics, brochures, newsletters, posters, signs and other types of visual communication. Emphasis is placed on the development of ideas, the process of creative problem solving, and the integration of image and message to create meaningful dialog through design. Basic Macintosh computer skills required (see CG101). Some Photoshop or Illustrator experience is desirable. (Teen Certificate: TDA. Adult Certificate: GR, PR, FE, IE.)
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TEEN STUDIOS: STUDIO ARTS for students entering 9th-12th grades


(See also Studios Open to Adults and Teens)

INTERDISCIPLNARY STUDIES: PORTFOLIO PREP
HPP200D: July 14-25
10 Sessions (a 2-week course), 30 hours, M-F, 1-4 PM
$345
Jeffery Cornwell
Students in this course work in the media of their choice (drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media, etc.) with an emphasis on collaboration and interdisciplinary practice. With faculty guidance students explore a range of creative approaches used by contemporary, working artists to expand their own personal methods and styles to create strong, portfolio-quality work. Students develop individual projects, learn to articulate their ideas verbally and in writing, and develop strategies to make portfolios that fully represent them as artists. This course is intended for students that have previous experience, a passionate interest in the visual arts, want to add new work to their portfolio, and are comfortable working independently from specific assignments. (Teen Certificate: TFA, TPH)    
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DRAWING I 
HDR101A: June 16-20
HDR101C: July 7-11
5 Sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 9 AM-12 Noon
$195
Jeffery Cornwell
Exploring a variety of drawing media students learn fundamental drawing techniques and gain a working knowledge of the basic elements and principles of design such as line, shape, perspective, proportion, volume, and composition. (Teen Certificate: TFA, TDR, TPH.)
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DRAWING II 
HDR250B: June 23-27
HDR250D: July 14-18
5 Sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 9 AM-12 Noon
$195
Jeffery Cornwell
Strengthen your drawing skills and build your visual vocabulary with a focus on mark making, composition, form and space. Using graphite, pen & ink, and charcoal, practice applying the principles of design functions through the organization of the elements of design. Production and presentation will be discussed. Prerequisite: Drawing I. (Teen Certificate: TFA, TDR, TPH.)
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DRAWING III 
HDR300E: July 21-25
5 Sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 9 AM-12 Noon
$195
Kevin Costello
Learn through practice and build your understanding of fine art drawing as a preparatory tool for painting, sculpture and printmaking as well as character and environment development for animated digital applications. Using skills learned in Drawing I and II, you will work on drawings with flexible guidelines and be encouraged to think critically in relation to the spontaneous form and substance drawing offers to describing objective observation and your thought and emotion. Prerequisites: Drawing I and II. (Teen Certificate: TFA, TDR, TPH.)
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EXPLORING FIGURE DRAWING 
HDRF203B: June 23-27
HDRF203E: July 21-25
5 Sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 1-4 PM
$210
Kevin Costello
This classical drawing course develops the student’s figure drawing skills through the study of proportion, anatomy, gesture, figure/space relationship, value and line quality. Students will explore various techniques and materials drawing from the live (clothed) model. Experiment with different drawing materials and creative approaches in this high-energy class. A must have for future animators! Prerequisite: Drawing I or Concept Sketching, or equivalent. (Teen Certificate: TFA, TDR, TPH.)
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VISUAL DEVELOPMENT: CONCEPT SKETCHING 
HIL101A: June 16-20
HIL101C: July 7-11
5 sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 9 AM-12 Noon
$195
Michael White
Concept sketching is a form of illustration used to express an idea to be used in (but not limited to) video games, animation, or comic books as the ideas for a final product are in the development.  Concept art is also referred to as visual development and/or concept design and can also be used in developing retail design, set design, car design, fashion design, architectural design and industrial design.
We'll learn what concept sketching is and where it fits into a creative “pipeline” (process).  We’ll explore how we can use concept sketching on a number of different types of projects from a logo to a layout and even a character or environment design. We will wrap this course up by learning a few things that you can do to be a more successful concept sketcher. This is a fun class with an easy-to-follow pace making sure you understand terms and basic techniques.  This course is helpful to those interested in Character Design, Illustration and Design, The Art of the Graphic Novel, and Experimental Animation.  (Teen Certificate: TIL, TGA, TPH.)
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ILLUSTRATION AND DESIGN 
HIL115A: June 16-20
HIL115C: July 7-11  this session is CANCELLED
5 sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 1-4 PM
$195
Michael White
Design is everywhere around you – on posters, websites, T-shirts, and even candy wrappers! Illustrate what’s in your imagination, and make your work visually POP.  This hands-on course will be held in a traditional studio, where students focus on learning creative problem solving techniques while building the basics of rendering with line to discover how composition, form and proportion work together to illustrate and design successful logos, tattoo designs, music posters, and more.  (Teen Certificate: TIL, TGA.)
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VISUAL DEVELOPMENT: CHARACTER DESIGN 
HIL120B: June 23-27
HIL120D: July 14-18
HIL120E: July 21-25
5 sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 9 AM-12 Noon
$195
Michael White
This class is for anyone who loves to draw characters, regardless of skill level. Through fun exercises that strengthen your conceptual ability and skills, create and develop many characters: humans, animals, super heroes, and characters for video games, illustrations, and more. Begin to develop a character layout sheet or comic strip.  This class is very helpful in preparing for The Art of Graphic Novel.  Brainstorming of story and ideas will be emphasized.  (Teen Certificate: TIL, TGA, TPH.)
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THE ART OF THE GRAPHIC NOVEL 
HIL225B: June 23-27 - this session is CANCELLED.
HIL225D: July 14-18
HIL225E: July 21-25 - this session is CANCELLED.
5 sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 1-4 PM
$195
Michael White
Learn to illustrate your original stories through techniques combining pictures and words. Fiction, Fantasy, Humor, Biography, Horror, Fairy Tales or Legends; the way we understand and tell stories today is evolving. Do you possess the mind and hand to create ideas and stories that change the future of storytelling? (Teen Certificate: TIL, TGA, TPH.)
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MIXED MEDIA: EXPERIMENTAL DRAWING + COLLAGE
HMM154B: June 23-27
5 Sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 1-4 PM
$195
Steven Strenk
The art of collage is defined as creating an artistic composition utilizing various materials (such as paper, cloth, or wood) which are affixed to a surface and sometimes embellished with ink or paint. 
Through hands-on exercises using traditional drawing and mixed media, students will explore materials and methods in new ways to inspire new ideas and help develop an individually unique style, while gaining practical experience with the use of graphite, ink, markers, watercolor, charcoal, colored pencils and oil pastels. This is a fast paced, FUN, and exciting studio for teens of all skill levels. (Teen Certificate: TFA, TPH.) 
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ACRYLIC PAINTING 
HPT105C: July 7-11, 1-4 PM
HPT105E: July 21-25, 9 AM-12 Noon
5 Sessions: 15 hours, M-F
$195
Jeffery Cornwell
Through a series of projects learn basic painting techniques and tools you need to develop your perceptual skills through the world of color theory, pictorial composition, figure/ground relationships, visual perception, spatial concepts, and critical thinking skills. Prerequisite:  Drawing I or Concept Sketching, or equivalent. (Teen Certificate: TFA, TPH.)
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LANDSCAPE PAINTING AND DRAWING
HPT129D: JULY 14-18
5 Sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 9 AM-12 Noon
$195
Kevin Costello
Keep your natural curiosity alive by developing an understanding of the interrelated elements of organic and architectural (geometric) form and color in the world of nature. Working on site in the landscape, you will learn simple techniques using water-soluble colored pencil, graphite pencil, watercolor and ink on paper. Attention will be given to the individual interests and emerging style of each student. Through this course you will grow and renew your appreciation of how art can inspire and improve how we express who we are.  Beginner through advanced skill levels welcome.  Note: Students enrolling in this course will be working outdoors and must be capable of independently traversing the landscape on foot with their supplies. (Teen Certificate: TFA, TPH.) 
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PRINTMAKING 
HPR130A: June 16-20 - this session is cancelled.
HPR130B: June 23-27 - this session is cancelled.
5 Sessions: 30 hours, M-F, 1-4 PM
$235
Jeffery Cornwell
 Many artists use printmaking to explore because they like the options they have with multiple prints on the same image. In this introductory course students explore printmaking media that includes monotype, etching, and drypoint.  This course encourages students to develop their own personal vision while offering instruction in conventional print techniques and introducing new ways of working. This class promises a fun and adventurous approach to creativity while still focusing on the fundamental principles of art.  Drawing experience desirable. (Teen Certificate: TFA, TPH.)
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3D: FOUND OBJECT SCULPTURE
HSC215D: July 14-18
5 Sessions, 15 hours, M-F, 1-4 PM
$195
Steven Strenk
Find it. Imagine it. Create it. This course encourages the playful exploration with found objects. Give 3-Dimensional form to your ideas. Focus will be on hands on experimentation, low impact building, and composition driven by concept. Art history discussion will look at assemblage influences for artists past and present. (Teen Certificate: TFA, TPH.)
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TEEN STUDIOS: DIGITAL ART AND ANIMATION for students entering 9th-12th grades


(See also Digital Classes Open to Adults and Teens)

EXPERIMENTAL ANIMATION (Teens and Tweens)
AN101D: July 14-25
10 Sessions (a 2-week course), 30 hours, M-F, 1-4 PM
$385
Jill Taffet
Experimental Animation is a fascinating blend of imagination, artistry and technology offering limitless possibilities for expression with moving images. Students will develop an understanding of animating with digital tools with structured exercises and demonstrations. During the course they will create short creative animated movies and innovative GIFS.  No previous animation experience is required to take this course. (Teen Certificate: TGA.)

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PHOTO I + PHOTOSHOP
HPH215A: June 16-20
HPH215D: July 14-18
5 Sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 9 AM-12 Noon
$235
Omar Otero
Photography is one of the most compelling of visual media.  This class emphasizes both the technical aspects of the craft as well as creative imagery. Students learn how to use lenses, filters and light, and how to compose and bracket exposures. In addition to memory cards, megabytes, optical and digital viewfinders and zoom, menu options, mega pixels, and how to save, move and organize images; the course covers aperture and shutter speeds, transferring photos to your computer and editing. A digital camera with manual setting options that is in working condition is required. (Teen Certificate: TPH, TDA.)
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PHOTO II + PHOTOSHOP
HPH225B: June 23-27
HPH225E: July 21-25 - this session is CANCELLED.
5 Sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 9 AM-12 Noon
$235
Omar Otero
Continue to develop your photographic skills and personal vision through assignments that include portraiture, fashion, narrative and photojournalism.  Learn to construct powerful images and a body of work that reflects your individual style.  Proper formatting and correct sizing for printing from Adobe Photoshop or any digital program will aid to build your technical savvy. Prerequisite: Photo I + Photoshop or equivalent.  (Teen Certificate: TPH, TDA.)
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TWEEN STUDIOS (for students entering 6th-9th grades)

EXPERIMENTAL ANIMATION (Teens and Tweens)
AN101D: July 14-25
10 Sessions (a 2-week course), 30 hours, M-F, 1-4 PM
$385
Jill Taffet
Experimental Animation is a fascinating blend of imagination, artistry and technology offering limitless possibilities for expression with moving images. Students will develop an understanding of animating with digital tools with structured exercises and demonstrations. During the course they will create short creative animated movies and innovative GIFS.  No previous animation experience is required to take this course. (Teen Foundation Certificate: TFN.)
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FOUNDATION STUDIO
HFN100A: June 16-27
HFN100C: July 7-18
10 Sessions (a 2-week course), 30 hours, M-F, 9 AM-12 Noon
$345
Nick Wozniak
Learn about observational drawing and the design process by working on two- and three-dimensional projects in which you examine and interpret everyday objects and places in new ways.  Students are introduced to traditional and non-traditional methods and media, and approach drawing as a means for storytelling and representation. This is an energetic two-week workshop that will challenge students creatively and aid in developing critical thinking and problem solving skills.  (Teen Foundation Certificate: TFN.)
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THE NEXT BIG IDEA
HFN110A: June 16-20
HFN110C: July 7-11
5 Sessions: 15 hours M-F, 1-4 PM
$195
Nick Wozniak
Imagine being given a big idea and asked to make your own unique artistic response. Work with the art materials you choose, whether 2D or 3D, individually or as a group, realistically or abstract...the choice is yours. Some of the big ideas we will explore are: humans and nature, self and identity, survival, relationships, alienation/loneliness, and human emotions. Each creation will be unique and one of a kind allowing you, the student, to tap into your inner creativity and explore your passion and individual art making style. (Teen Foundation Certificate: TFN.)
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3D: FOUND OBJECT SCULPTURE
HFSC215D: July 14-18
5 Sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 1-4 PM
$195
Nick Wozniak
Find it. Play with it. Imagine it. Create it. Give 3-dimensional form to your ideas. Stretch your imagination with the expressive art of assemblage sculpture. This creative course encourages playful exploration with found objects through hands-on experimentation, low impact building, and composition driven by your ideas. (Teen Foundation Certificate: TFN.)
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MIXED MEDIA: EXPERIMENTAL DRAWING + COLLAGE
HFMM154E: July 21-25
5 Sessions: 15 hours, M-F, 1-4 PM
$195
Nick Wozniak
The art of collage is defined as creating an artistic composition utilizing various materials (such as paper,cloth, or wood) which are affixed to a surface and sometimes embellished with ink or paint.
Through hands-on exercises using traditional drawing and mixed media, students will explore materials and methods in new ways to inspire idea generation and to help develop a unique style while gaining practical experience with the use of graphite, ink, markers, watercolor, charcoal, colored pencils and oil pastels. This is a fast paced, exciting studio for all skill levels. (Teen Foundation Certificate: TFN.)
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PHOTO EXPLORATION
HFPH180B: June 23-27, 1-4 PM
HFPH190E: July 21-25, 9 AM-12 Noon
5 Sessions: 15 hours, M-F
$195
Nick Wozniak
Get a basic understanding of creating photographic imagery. Learn and apply the elements and principles of design and the rules of composition as they relate to photography. This class will also help you understand the features of your digital camera and when to use them. Find out about lenses, filters and light, aperture and shutter speeds, and editing and printing options. (Teen Foundation Certificate: TFN.)
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JULY 7 STARTS

MORNINGS:
For Adults and Teens:
PH255: Digital Photography: Painting with Light
For Teens (entering 9th-12th grades):
HDR101C: Drawing Studio I
HIL101C: Visual Development: Concept Sketching
For Tweens (entering 6th-9th grades):
HFN100C: Foundation Studio (2-wk class)

AFTERNOONS:
For Teens (entering 9th-12th grades):
HPT105C: Acrylic Painting
HIL115C: Illustration and Design
For Tweens (entering 6th-9th grades):
HFN110C: The Next Big Idea

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JULY 21 STARTS

MORNINGS:
For Adults and Teens:
CG115-2: Digital Design: Visual Communication
For Teens (entering 9th-12th grades):
HPT105E: Acrylic Painting
HDR300C: Drawing Studio III
HPH225E: Photo II + Photoshop
HIL120E: Visual Development: Character Design
For Tweens (entering 6th-9th grades):
HFPH180E: Photography Exploration

AFTERNOONS:
For Teens (entering 9th-12th grades):
HDRF203E: Exploring Figure Drawing
HIL225E: The Art of the Graphic Novel
For Tweens (entering 6th-9th grades):
HFMM154E: Mixed Media: Experimental Drawing + Collage

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TEEN STUDIO CERTIFICATES
Take a series of courses for comprehensive studio-based learning to build your artistic skills.   This is a great option if you are dedicated to developing your creative style.

Certificate Title                     Certificate Code
Fine Arts                                  TFA
Drawing                                   TDR
Illustration                               TIL
Digital Arts                               TDA
Photography                             TPH
Media/Game Art Development   TGA

SAMPLE 2014 Teen Studio Certificate Packages [pdf to download]

Code: TDR
3 courses required, 1 from each level:
Drawing I or II
Drawing II or III or Exploring Figure Drawing or Figure Collage: A Black & White Workshop
Drawing III or Exploring Figure Drawing or Figure Collage: A Black & White Workshop

Teen Certificate in Fine Art
Code: TFA
1 drawing course and 2 additional TFA eligible courses:
Drawing I, II or III, Exploring Figure Drawing, Figure Collage: A Black & White Workshop. Acrylic Painting, Printmaking, 3D Found Art Sculpture, Metal Origami, Mixed Media or Landscape Painting + Drawing

Teen Certificate in Illustration
Code: TIL
Any 3 HIL courses, or any 2 HIL courses and CG120

Teen Certificate in Digital Arts
Code: TDA
Any 2 or more Digital Arts courses (CG) or Digital Arts courses plus one Photography course (PH or HPH) that together total no less than 60 hours combined.

Teen Certificate in Photography
Code: TPH
Both Photography with Photoshop I and II, and any 1 other course.

Teen Certificate in Media/Game Art Development
Code: TGA
Any 2 of the following: AN101, CG201, CG240, CGW378, CGW386, or CGW373; OR any 2 HIL course plus one of the above workshops.

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TWEEN FOUNDATION STUDIES CERTIFICATE 
This is a wonderful option to develop fundamental artistic skills while having fun!

Code: TFN
HFN100 plus any 1 other course based on eligibility.

Students requesting advancement to a Teen level course must meet the age and/or grade level requirements, or supply a letter of recommendation from a teacher confirming they have the prerequisite skills and ability to be considered for a Teen level course.

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FACULTY BIOGRAPHIES

Lucy Barber has a BFA from Pratt Institute in Photography and an MFA from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in Painting. She has taught at Pratt Institute, The College of William & Mary, Maine College of Art, Ringling College of Art and Design, Bowdoin College, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, State University of New York at Farmingdale, Riverdale Country School, Bronx, NY, and International School of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture, Montecastello, diVibio, Italy. Lucy is a member of Zeuxis, a collaborative of artists practicing still-life painting. She has exhibited nationally in numerous solo and group exhibitions, and also has exhibited in Italy and Greece. Barber’s work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and Art New England, among others. Her works are part of corporate and private collections, including the United States Department of State, General Electric Corporation, Lenox, Inc., and Pfizer Inc.  www.lucybarber.com  

Jeffery Cornwell studied fine art at Ringling College of Art and Design. He is an exhibiting painter whose work is represented by galleries in Florida, Texas, and on the west coast of the United States. He has been teaching Teen Studios at Ringling College for fifteen years and is the coordinator of the College’s Summer Teen Studio program. www.jefferycornwell.com

Kevin Costello holds BA and MA degrees. He attended Chelsea School of Art/Goldsmiths College [Sculpture], Goldsmiths College, University of London [Art History]. Kevin is an adjunct faculty member for Ringling College of Art and Design and has previously taught at Stetson University, Eckerd College. He is a writer and reviewer of Sculpture, Painting and Architecture for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and has also worked for the Bradenton Herald, West Coast Woman Magazine, Artshows International, and Sarasota Art Review. www.kevincostelloart.com

Bonnie Hammer holds an MFA in Computer Art from the School of Visual Arts, NY, and a BFA in Graphic Design from Rochester Institute of Technology, NY. Hammer has been a professional designer, director and production manager for over 20 years, and she has been teaching design for the past 12 years. She was the VSA Arts of Florida, Arts and Disabilities Teaching Artist Observer and the Teaching Artist in Residence in 2010. www.hammerized.com

Morgan Leigh Janssen received her BFA (Fine Arts/Sculpture) from Ringling College of Art and Design.  She specializes in metal fabrication and metal casting, as well as clay sculpting and woodworking.  Her work was included in the “Best of Ringling” student shows in each of her four years at the College, and her work was included at Miami Basel 2013.  www.morganjanssen.azurewebsites.net   

Marcia Johnson is a working teacher and artist. She is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Art, the Art Institute of Boston, and Cambridge College. She holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts and a Masters Degree in Education. Marcia is an advocate of whole brain learning, and in her book, Painting from Both Sides of the Brain, she presents her paintings in oils and watercolor, both abstract and realism, glowing with a distinctive luminescence and a vibrant sense of light. Her work has been exhibited in juried shows, one-woman shows and private collections in Boston, Los Angeles, Milan and Bali. Marcia has taught at universities for ten years, and at Ringling College for six years.

Martin Murphya Ringling College alumnus, has sixteen years of experience in the entertainment industry. He has contributed his talents to feature films, numerous broadcast design packages and commercials, and to creation of more than twenty games ranging from the arcade and SEGA Genesis era to the current console systems. He was Senior Producer at Midway Games, where he assisted in the development of an original, multiplatform game concept to a playable prototype ready for production. Prior to that, he was Midway’s companywide Director of Art, shepherding the transition of almost three hundred artists to current generation technologies and fostering collaboration across five development studios to improve product quality and reduce development costs. He was an adjunct professor at Columbia College in Chicago where he taught computer animation and portfolio development. He currently teaches curricula for game design at Ringling College.

Omar Otero holds a BFA in Photography and Digital Imaging from Ringling College of Art and Design. Otero has worked with actors and New York television crew on the daytime dramas All My Children, One Life to Live, Guiding Light, and As the World Turns. In 2006, he established his company, Omarr Photography specializing in weddings, individual and family portraits, and fine art. He has photographed Food Network’s own Paula Dean, and has worked nationally and internationally across Europe, Russia and Guatemala. He is a member of the Professional Photographers of America and the local chapter of the Professional Photographer’s Guild, and has received national honors, winning the Ava Video Award. Omar has an incomparable passion for teaching, photography, art, and travel and enjoys sharing this with everyone he meets. www.omarrphotography.com

Mark Parry B.A., M.F.A. Chapman University (Art & Communications); University of Southern California (Film Production). Mark’s career in the motion picture industry spans 20 years and includes work in nearly every position critical to the creation of a film. As a cinematographer, Mark has shot over a dozen features and scores of other projects including commercials, music videos and shorts. His cinematography has won several awards including the Nissan FOCUS Award. He is a member of the Directors Guild of America, and as second unit director, he directed the “Flying Elvises” and the Hawaii aerial sequences in Honeymoon in Vegas, a 1993 Golden Globe nominee for Comedy. Previously, Mark is a member the Ringling College of Art and Design Digital Filmmaking faculty, and has previously taught at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film & Media Arts. In 2006, he mentored the director of the Coca-Cola Refreshing Filmmaker Award winning film The Reel Monkey. In addition, Mark served as the cinematographer on the project. Mark has also guest-lectured at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

Octavio Perez holds a BFA in from Ringling College of Art and Design (Illustration). He worked at Hallmark Cards, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri for three years as a greeting card designer and illustrator. Currently Perez works on concept design and execution of editorial illustrations and news graphics for the St. Petersburg Times. Numerous national clients including Hallmark Cards Inc., GEAR Inc., Cabela's, and Humanities Magazine.  Octavio is a member of the Ringling College of Art and Design Illustration faculty.

Steven Strenk holds an M.F.A. in Studio Art from the University of South Florida in Tampa, and a BFA in Studio Art from Ringling College of Art and Design, and is a graduate from the Alternative Certification for Florida Teachers Program at Eckerd College earning a Professional Education Certificate. Strenk is a member of the faculty at Ringling College where he has taught courses in drawing, painting and three-dimensional art. He also teaches in the Visual Performance Arts Magnet Program at Booker High School in Sarasota where he is Head of the Foundation Program and teaches Advanced Placement Painting. He is responsible for all aspects of course development for freshmen and sophomore classes and he coordinates and supervises all auditions for placement into the Art Program. He is also responsible for all aspects of course development for college-bound seniors. Steve’s work is as diverse as the materials he works with, ranging from graphite to clay, and has been exhibited throughout Florida, as well as in Pennsylvania. www.strenk.wordpress.com

Jill Taffet received her BFA (Fine Arts) from The Cooper Union in New Work.  She is an EMMY® Award-winning Creative Director who has worked broadly in the motion design industry and as an educator in the profession She has been recognized with a number of design awards from BDA, AIG, The Art Directors Club, The Type Directors Club, Graphis and The Academy of Arts and Sciences for her work with E!, ESPN, MSNBC, Discovery Networks, Oxygen, and TV Land.  She has served as professor and chair of Motion Design, Media Arts and Animation at San Francisco Art Institute, Savannah College of Art and Design, and Otis College of Art and Design.  Now as a ember of the faculty at Ringling College of Art and Design, she teaches classes in Motion Design, Experimental Animation, Visualization and Concept, Network Design and Branding, and Main Title Design.  Ms. Taffet is in progress towards a MFA in Design and Technology from the San Francisco Art Institute.

Michael White graduated in 1985 from the first Illustration class at Ringling College of Art and Design. He started drawing at age 2 and was published by age 11. At 14, he completed his original comic book series, and was painting murals for churches and creating courtroom sketches for newspapers. Since then, his clients included Marvel Comics, Coca-Cola, Amoco Oil, Delta Airlines, Hyatt Hotel, The Ritz-Carlton, and Atlantis Resort. He has created art for Sarasota Opera House, Tropicana, Child Protection Agency, Circus Sarasota, Sarasota Magazine, and the Humane Society and drew caricatures at the 2010 Super Bowl. One of his most visible pieces is the illustrated map used by Ringling Museum of Art. He has taught at Ringling College for 20 years, and says, “growing up, I was always the teacher’s helper. Now that I’ve become a teacher I try to teach art the way I wish I had been taught.”  www.michaelwhiteart.biz  

Nicholas Wozniak holds a MA in Art Education from Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD and a BFA in fine art and documentary photography from Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, and he has attended graduate studies in photography at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.  Wozniak is a devoted educator with over 15 years teaching experience at the elementary and middle school levels. In addition he has created and conducted studio art curriculum for the Orlando Museum of Art and is also teaching at the undergraduate level for Valencia College in Orlando, FL.  Bringing a wealth of and experience to his students in 2D, 3D and digital photography studies, artistic challenges often combine multiple elements to bring collaboration and teamwork into the creative process.  Wozniak is a frequent presenter and contributor to the Florida Art Educators Conference as well as the National Art Educators Conference, and at the Florida Alliance for Art Educators.  He has exhibited in both Florida and Georgia and is a contributing photographer and writer in numerous student and arts centered publications.

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SUMMER ART 2014 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

STUDENT CONDUCT
Students are to be respectful of the rights of all members of the Ringling community. Failure to comply with the Student Code of Conduct or the No Smoking Policy may result in dismissal without refund. 

OnCAMPUS DINING SERVICES
Students enrolling in an all-day courses or in both a morning and afternoon class should bring a bag lunch. Picnic tables are available at the Ulla Searing Student Center, the Brickman Café and on the deck at the Academic Center, as well as in front of the library. Vending machines are located in the Goldstein Student Residence Hall. On campus Hammond Commons cafeteria services resume June 23, where cafeteria lunches can be purchased with cash. 

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT DETAILS
Registrations are ongoing from April 1-July 18. Please register 2-weeks or more before class start to assure minimum enrollment will be met.

Ringling College accepts payment by VISA, MasterCard or Discover credit cards, personal check (payable to Ringling College of Art and Design) or cash (in person only).

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
Ringling College of Art and Design graduates, current Vernon Kimbrough Library Association members, and arts teachers in Sarasota and Manatees counties receive 10% tuition savings on many CSSP courses and workshops.  Membership benefits are not applicable to family members or to special classes with the "V" designation at the beginning of their course code.

CANCELLATIONS AND SCHEDULE CHANGES
CSSP instructors are working professionals.  Unforeseen circumstances may deem it necessary to postpone, cancel, or reassign a course. The College reserves the right to assign a substitute instructor without notice. Cancellation and schedule change notifications are posted at www.ringling.edu/CSSP.  Please visit the website for updates preceding your course start.

LIABILITY
In the event a course or workshop is cancelled, the College’s liability is limited to the return of fees paid for that course. Applications and payments are acknowledgement of the terms and conditions as outlined in this brochure. The College assumes no liability for travel expenses or nonrefundable airline tickets that cannot be used due to any course or workshop cancellation, schedule changes, or any misprint herein. All students accept full responsibility for personal injury and/or personal losses during the period of the course.

REFUND POLICY
Course withdrawal refunds minus a $25 administration fee are issued only when written notification is received no later than 5 (five) business days prior to first class session. Cancellation notices may be submitted by mail or email to cssp@ringling.edu. No refunds are issued after this time. Refunds are issued in the original payment method and take up to 15 business days to process.

Ringling College will not refund the cost of any unused portion of a class.

Ringling College reserves the right to require persons not complying with College policies to leave the program with no refund.

CAMPUS CONTACTS
General Information: 941.351.5100
Campus Store: 941.359.756
Kimbrough Library: 941.359.7587
Selby Gallery: 941.359.7563
Special Events: 941.359-7589

Public Safety: 941/359-7500 for emergency
Your Right to Know:  Your personal safety and the security of the campus community are of vital concern to   College of Art and Design.  A copy of the school’s annual security report, which contains statistics for the most recent three-year period concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, is available upon request. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Director of Public Safety, Ringling College of Art and Design, 2700 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL   34234.  You may request a copy by phone by calling the Office of Public Safety at 941/351-5100 or 941/351-4742.  The annual security report is also available on line at the following web address: www.ringling.edu/lifeatringling/safety.shtml

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Ringling College of Art and Design
Continuing Studies and Special Programs
2700 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234-5895
email: cssp@ringling.edu
phone: 941.955.8866
fax: 941.955.8801