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Graphic Design I (Pre-College)
Graphic design is the visual language of everyday life, used in everything from magazine ads to film titles to product packaging. In this course, students are introduced to the fundamentals of visual research, composition, typography, and the organization of information. A key goal for all students is learning to develop powerful concepts. Students address a series of design problems through concept-driven solutions ...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Explorations in Drawing (Pre-College)
This course combines the fundamental practice of observational drawing with conceptual strategies for constructing the drawn image. Emphasis is placed on drawing as an integral component of the design process. Students gain analytical skills through direct observation of studio setups as well as visits to museums and outdoor spaces throughout New York City. These skills are used to approach drawing as a way of thinki...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Design and Management (Pre-College)
This course provides an overview of topics and issues central to the Strategic Design and Management program, with an emphasis on the relationships between design, experience and social and economic change. An intensive three-week course, it exposes students to the enormous variety of ways that design functions in business contexts and helps them understand the roles designers play in creative industries through crit...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Illustration: Beyond the Page (Pre-College)
This class explores the ever-expanding territory where illustration meets design. The hybrid designer-illustrator is head and shoulders above the pack, possessing drawing skills; a keen sense of color, typography, and layout; and an interest in doing it all. Today's new breed is poised for long and varied careers. Guest speakers who exemplify these qualities present case studies; slide show lectures provide inspirati...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Graphic Design I (Pre-College)
Graphic design is the visual language of everyday life, used in everything from magazine ads to film titles to product packaging. In this course, students are introduced to the fundamentals of visual research, composition, typography, and the organization of information. A key goal for all students is learning to develop powerful concepts. Students address a series of design problems through concept-driven solutions ...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Introduction to Printmaking (Pre-College)
This course introduces students to a range of printmaking processes. Students explore graphics, color theory, drawing, design, and composition. They create portfolio-quality prints using professional techniques in a range of assignments, both representational and conceptual. The class covers etching, drypoint, and monotype as well as less conventional techniques.
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Interactive Web Development (Pre-College)
Learn interaction design principles using front-end development. Exploring how the Internet functions, students develop a critical design and technology practice and learn how to create expressive digital interactions. By the end of the course, students will set up their own website programming in HTML, CSS, and some Javascript. Students must bring a laptop.
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Fashion: Sewing & Construction (Pre-College)
Learn about the process of designing and making, particularly the creation of objects using soft materials. A variety of construction methods are explored, from hand and machine sewing to knitting, crocheting, draping, and patternmaking. Drawing and sketching are introduced as an integral part of the design process, allowing students to develop concepts in two dimensions before they begin making. Transposing visual i...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Fashion: Visual Presentation (Pre-College)
This course introduces students to various presentation methods that enable them to clearly communicate their ideas through 2D media and the development of a collection. Students will focus on the communicative power of images through visual media using a variety of drawing and digital techniques with the goal of evolving their own individual aesthetic. Engagement with observational drawing from the live fashion mode...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Fashion: Visual Presentation (Pre-College)
This course introduces students to various presentation methods that enable them to clearly communicate their ideas through 2D media and the development of a collection. Students will focus on the communicative power of images through visual media using a variety of drawing and digital techniques with the goal of evolving their own individual aesthetic. Engagement with observational drawing from the live fashion mode...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Fashion: Visual Presentation (Pre-College)
This course introduces students to various presentation methods that enable them to clearly communicate their ideas through 2D media and the development of a collection. Students will focus on the communicative power of images through visual media using a variety of drawing and digital techniques with the goal of evolving their own individual aesthetic. Engagement with observational drawing from the live fashion mode...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Fashion: Sewing & Construction (Pre-College)
Learn about the process of designing and making, particularly the creation of objects using soft materials. A variety of construction methods are explored, from hand and machine sewing to knitting, crocheting, draping, and patternmaking. Drawing and sketching are introduced as an integral part of the design process, allowing students to develop concepts in two dimensions before they begin making. Transposing visual i...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
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