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Student work from an Illustration class

Illustration

ACK-005
Sun 1:00PM–4:00PM
Michael Horowitz
$400

ACK-029W
M-F 9am-12pm
Jeannie Winston Nogai
$300

Turn your drawings into fun and engaging images that communicate a mood, a feeling or an idea. Explore drawing and image making through short- and long-term projects; experiment with different problem-solving methods; and work with media ranging from crayons and pencils to watercolors and acrylics. 

Student work from ACX Kids Illustration class taught by Michael Horowitz

Student work from Fundamentals of Drawing

Fundamentals of Drawing

ACK-025
Sun 1:00PM–4:00PM
Vanya Horvath
$400

Explore drawing fundamentals; become familiar with techniques in graphite, charcoal, Conté crayons, pastel and ink; and develop your understanding of line, shape, proportion, value and composition through technical exercises and abstract thinking.

Student work from Fundamentals of Drawing

Fun with Fashion

ACK-046
Sun 1:00PM–4:00PM
Yelen Aye
$400

Take your interest in fashion to a whole new level! Have fun while learning to draw croquis (elongated quick sketches), creating 3D projects like paper dresses, and exploring accessory design. Learn basic fashion vocabulary and how to present your work.

 

Student work from Fun with Fashion

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ACK-004
0 Units $400
Animation
Explore your imagination and learn how to bring drawings to life through movement using Adobe Flash. Create a storyboard and explore the importance of "meaningful movement"-deciding how an object should move-to create an emotional and organic experience. Additional Lab Fee - $5

Meeting Times:

Kouo, Howard
SU 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/23/2024 - 8/11/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

ACK-005
0 Units $400
Illustration
Turn your drawings into fun and engaging images that communicate a mood, a feeling or an idea. Explore drawing and image making through short- and long-term projects; experiment with different problem-solving methods; and work with media ranging from crayons and pencils to watercolors and acrylics.

Meeting Times:

Horowitz, Michael
SU 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/23/2024 - 8/11/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

ACK-008
0 Units $400
Inventors' Workshop
Product designers invent and design the things you buy: watches, bicycles, shoes and even toothbrushes. Learn how to come up with original ideas, create real products and then bring them to life. You'll learn industrial drawing techniques, concept development and visualization skills.

Meeting Times:

Oh, Nas
SU 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/23/2024 - 8/11/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

ACK-021
0 Units $400
Designing Cars
Create exciting car designs using a variety of sketching, illustration and presentation techniques. Learn how to develop and visually communicate your ideas.

Meeting Times:

Yang, Paul
SU 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/23/2024 - 8/11/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

ACK-025
0 Units $400
Fundamentals of Drawing
Explore drawing fundamentals; become familiar with techniques in graphite, charcoal, Conté crayons, pastel and ink; and develop your understanding of line, shape, proportion, value and composition through technical exercises and abstract thinking.

Meeting Times:

Horwath, Vanya
SU 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/23/2024 - 8/11/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

ACK-026W
0 Units $300
Drawing the Clothed Figure
Drawing the human figure is important training for all artists. Learn about form, proportion, shape, composition, the human skeleton and simplification. To inspire your drawing, we will explore how artists from the past and present have depicted the human figure.

Meeting Times:

Hanesyan, Ruzanna
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7/8/2024 - 7/12/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

Hanesyan, Ruzanna
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7/15/2024 - 7/19/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

ACK-027W
0 Units $300
Architecture
Investigate personal and shared space, especially in relation to yourself and your friends. Use cardboard, glue and paint to construct a project that reflects your world from three different perspectives: the near (things we touch), the middle (spaces that hold us) and the far (settings we live in).

Meeting Times:

Shahbaz, Delbar
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7/29/2024 - 8/2/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

ACK-029W
0 Units $300
Illustration
Turn your drawings into fun, engaging images that communicate a mood, a feeling or an idea. Explore visual communication through short- and long-term projects; experiment with different problem-solving methods; and work with media ranging from crayons to acrylics.

Meeting Times:

Winston Nogai, Jeannie
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7/8/2024 - 7/12/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

Winston Nogai, Jeannie
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7/15/2024 - 7/19/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

ACK-030W
0 Units $300
Still Life Drawing
Uncover topics of artistic abstract thinking that emphasize fundamental still-life drawing principles such as proportion, positive/negative space and shape. Explore still-life ideas as they relate to ensemble, vignettes and objects.

Meeting Times:

Horwath, Vanya
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7/8/2024 - 7/12/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

ACK-032W
0 Units $300
Imagination Workshop
Create fantastic characters and places and learn new ways to brainstorm in this drawing and painting workshop. Work from clothed models, special theme setups and Old Master works. Our emphasis will be on creativity, technique and building confidence.

Meeting Times:

Horowitz, Michael
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7/29/2024 - 8/2/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

ACK-038W
0 Units $300
Cartooning Technique
Learn the nuts and bolts of comic book creation: character design, storytelling, page composition, penciling, inking and lettering. Tackle single-panel gags, multi-paneled strips and the longer narratives popular in manga and western comic forms. Discuss favorite comics and cartoonists from the past and present. Workshop culminates with the production of a digital class comic-a keepsake collecting all student work.

Meeting Times:

Weissman, Steven
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7/15/2024 - 7/19/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

Weissman, Steven
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7/22/2024 - 7/26/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

ACK-043
0 Units $400
Diy Printmaking + Textile
Design and create your own product line-custom stationery, furoshiki gift wrap, notebooks, patterned fabric- using screen printing, stamping and stencil techniques. Learn basic design principles and be inspired by artists like Sister Corita and textile houses like Marimekko.

Meeting Times:

Bley, Jessica
SU 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/23/2024 - 8/11/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

ACK-046
0 Units $400
Fun with Fashion
Take your interest in fashion to a different level. Have fun while learning how to draw fashion croquis (elongated quick sketches), creating 3D projects like paper dresses, and exploring accessory design. Learn basic fashion vocabulary and how to present your work.

Meeting Times:

Aye, Yelen
SU 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/23/2024 - 8/11/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

ACK-048W
0 Units $300
Watercolor Illustration
Develop techniques in contour drawing and watercolor application in this drawing and painting class. Explore landscapes, portraits and narrative scenes through a variety of mediums-watercolor pencils, ink and wash - and painterly presentations.

Meeting Times:

Horowitz, Michael
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7/22/2024 - 7/26/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS

ACK-106W
0 Units $300
Plaster Sculpture
Learn how to work with a variety of mediums including plaster, wire, aluminum foil and foam to create 3D objects. Discover how to build structures, manipulate materials and use sculpting tools. You will be encouraged to set up your own artistic problems and to explore your own creative ideas.

Meeting Times:

Shahbaz, Delbar
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7/22/2024 - 7/26/2024
SOUTH CAMPUS