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Course # Course Title Credits Instructor Cost
NCDR 110 Open Studio Model Sessions 0 credits - TBA $95

Section A Meets 2/18/2014 to 4/29/2014 on Tuesday from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
Section B Meets 2/9/2014 to 4/27/2014 on Sunday from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Note: cost is $95 per section. Open studio model sessions are offered for those who want to draw or paint from the live figure. Each section includes two models- one for quick poses for sketching and one for sustained drawing or painting. A class coordinator will ensure the quality of each session. No formal instruction is offered and there are no prerequisites. Open to undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, and continuing studies students. Note: At least 25 students must enroll in each section for it to run. Section A will not meet on March 18, and Section B will not meet on March 16 and 23.
NCGD 166 InDesign: Illustrating with InDesign 0 credits Patricia Moore $310

Section A Meets 3/29/2014 to 4/5/2014 on Saturday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

This weekend seminar will concentrate on using InDesign for creating illustration. The course will cover creating imagery for logo concepts and as well as spot illustration for print and web. Learn how to utilize this popular layout centric publishing tool in a new way. (Prerequisite: basic InDesign experience). Students should bring a portable zip drive to class.
NCGD 169 InDesign: Creating Interactive Documents 0 credits Patricia Moore $310

Section A Meets 4/19/2014 to 4/26/2014 on Saturday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

This weekend seminar will focus on using InDesign to specifically create interactive documents. Creation of documents such as PDFs, emails and forms will be explored. This course is perfect for those who are familiar with using InDesign for print and would like to further explore it’s capabilities for the digital space. This seminar is great way for designers to quickly enhance their online marketing skills. (Prerequisite basic InDesign experience). Students should bring a portable zip drive to class.
NCGD 240 Photoshop: Designing Web Graphics 0 credits Kenneth Morgan $310

Section A Meets 2/8/2014 to 2/15/2014 on Saturday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

This weekend seminar will focus on using Photoshop to create art, graphics and interface elements for the Web. Learn basic animation techniques to create animated GIFs. This class will also cover Web centric features new in Photoshop CC. (Prerequisite: basic Photoshop experience) Students should bring a portable zip drive to class.
NCGD 244 Photoshop: Painting Techniques 0 credits Kenneth Morgan $310

Section A Meets 3/1/2014 to 3/8/2014 on Saturday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

This weekend seminar will explore painting techniques within Photoshop. Brushes, color usage and other creative techniques will be explored. (Prerequisite: basic Photoshop experience) Students should bring a portable zip drive to class.
NCGD 248 Photoshop: Retouching Techniques 0 credits Kenneth Morgan $310

Section A Meets 4/26/2014 to 5/3/2014 on Saturday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

This weekend seminar will explore several areas of Photoshop’s digital retouching capabilities. Basics of digital color correction, adding and removing people from photos, portrait and beauty retouching among others will be covered. (Prerequisite: basic Photoshop experience) Students should bring a portable zip drive to class.
NCJE 215 One-Two Punch: Water Etching and Champleve Enamels with Arthur Hash 0 credits - TBA $320

Section A Meets 4/22/2014 to 4/23/2014 on Tuesday,Wednesday from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

In this two day workshop students will learn to combine a low tech salt water etching process with traditional enameling to make one-of-a-kind jewelry. We will cover salt-water etching, environmentally-friendly studio habits, along with the enameling technique of champleve. All levels welcome, but basic metalworking skills will be helpful. Arthur Hash is an Instructor and technician in the metals program at State University of New York-New Paltz; two Virginia Museum of Fine Arts fellowships, American Craft Council Searchlight Artist; exhibitions: Quirk Gallery (VA), Facere Gallery (Seattle), Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston), Velvet da Vinci (San Francisco), Oregon College of Arts and Crafts.