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Construction Documentation
This course provides an overview of construction processes and related project documents. Emphasis is placed on both the legal aspect of construction-related documents and the roles played by design professionals, contractors, owners, and others involved in the industry. You learn about construction documents, project manuals, bid proposals, specifications, contracts, submittals, and project closeout. You also examin...
Jan 28 - Mar 11
On Campus
Monday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Prof Practices: Fashion
This course introduces you to working in the fashion industry, whether your focus is fashion design, illustration, textile design, buying or merchandising. Through lectures, research, presentations by visiting professionals, and field trips, you are familiarized with current models of practice and study the various roles involved in shaping a contemporary fashion business. Whether you intend to freelance or intern, e...
Jan 24 - Feb 28
On Campus
Thursday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Prof Practices: Interior Des
This course offers you an overview of the legal, ethical, and financial aspects of the interior design field. You are introduced to current models of practice and study the role of economics, contracts, liability, licensure, and standards of practice in shaping contemporary interior design practice. What kind of marketing and promotion is effective for your particular work? Whether you intend to freelance, create a s...
Jan 23 - Feb 27
On Campus
Wednesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Fabric Selection/Design Style
Explore fabric research and color theory before drawing your own design. Develop color swatch boards like those used by designers to present their season collections. Discuss inspiration and personal style while selecting fabric swatches. As a final step, create an original finished design, sure to be a colorful addition to your portfolio. Three sessions of this course meet during daytime hours at fiber shows and mil...
Jan 22 - Feb 26
On Campus
Tuesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Fashion Portfolio
A strong portfolio is essential to success in a competitive industry like fashion. Learn to communicate your skills to potential employers, whether your focus is fashion design, illustration, textile design, merchandising, or buying. In this course, you are guided to edit your work—whether it is done for school assignments or for your job—to build a portfolio that accurately tells the story of your talent. You resear...
Mar 05 - Apr 16
On Campus
Tuesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Mixed Media:Contemp. Fusion
This mixed media studio course is geared to students interested in experimenting with a variety of art materials and combining photo imagery with the transparent textures of paint and layering techniques. A variety of media and processes will be used: water-soluble pencils and crayons, acrylic paints, inks, collage layering of textured papers from vintage magazines and books, photo transfers, and digital prints. Stud...
Mar 09 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Spring 2019
Centering Your Brand
This workshop, targeted to students and working professionals who intend to establish or have an existing business or brand in a creative industry, pairs design and brand strategy. Students, who seek to achieve their goals and refine their voice and expression, explore their unique vision through our interactive, hands-on workshop-style course. Prerequisites: none.
Apr 13 - Apr 27
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 5:00 PM
Spring 2019
Collage
Collage is the integration of painting, handmade surfaces, found objects, digital prints, and photographs to create multiple layers of visual meaning in an artwork or design. Collage offers an ideal medium for autobiographical work, storytelling, and visual narratives. Students develop their creative ideas and technical skills in a variety of compositions combining and juxtaposing diverse materials: digital inkjet/la...
Jan 26 - Mar 02
On Campus
Saturday
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Spring 2019
Basic Interior Space Planning
This is an introduction to planning interior spaces for students without drafting skills. Learn what it means to be an interior designer and apply conceptual approaches to interior design problems. Through sessions on color, scale and proportion, lighting, furniture arrangement, floor and wall treatments, and client psychology, learn to conceptualize and plan creative solutions for interior spaces. Master freehand dr...
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:30 PM
Spring 2019
Basic Interior Space Planning
This is an introduction to planning interior spaces for students without drafting skills. Learn what it means to be an interior designer and apply conceptual approaches to interior design problems. Through sessions on color, scale and proportion, lighting, furniture arrangement, floor and wall treatments, and client psychology, learn to conceptualize and plan creative solutions for interior spaces. Master freehand dr...
Jan 23 - Apr 17
On Campus
Wednesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Films of Douglas Sirk CT Lab
Jan 22 - Feb 24
Online
Spring 2019
Films of Douglas Sirk
This five-week class explores the celebrated work of Classic Hollywood director Douglas Sirk, as part of the one-credit auteur series of courses exploring race, class, gender and sexuality in the Melodrama genre. This auteur series seeks to investigate how the Melodrama – a film genre typically associated with Classic Hollywood – has historically and contemporarily been utilized to simultaneously reinforce and subver...
Jan 22 - Feb 24
Online
Spring 2019
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