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Drawing with Color

Drawing with Color

ACT-035 / ACT-042W
Maria Morioka

Learn the fundamentals of color relationships and their use in composition. Explore the nature of various mediums— markers, colored pencils, ink and wash, acrylic paint and mixed media—and learn how best to use them. You will have the opportunity to work on observational as well as imaginative projects. This course is a great starting point for anyone interested in painting or illustration. Estimated cost of materials: $100

Fashion Sketching

Fashion Sketching

ACT-076W
Yelen Aye

Create stylized fashion sketches that are bold and expressive, yet loose and casual. Learn anatomical exaggerations and explore various methods and mediums to develop your own unique style and vision for fashion. This is an intense, fun and creative sketching workshop. Estimated cost of materials: $75 

Fundamentals of Photography

Fundamentals of Photography

ACT-008
David Sotelo

Photography is one of the most compelling forms of all visual mediums. Learn about both the technical aspects of the craft and the process of making creative imagery. This class includes a review of basic 35mm camera techniques and lighting as well as an introduction to contemporary art and modern approaches in photography. Requirements: access to and working knowledge of a film and/or DSLR camera. Estimated cost of materials: $15-18 weekly for film and processing.

Professional Car Design: The Basics Workshop - Intro to Sketching (Self-Paced; Online)

Professional Car Design: The Basics Workshop - Intro to Sketching (Self-Paced; Online)

Professional Car Design: The Basics Workshop - Intro to Sketching
(Self-Paced; Online) Cost: $49

In this introductory sketching workshop, you’ll learn the basics of sketching, shading, perspective, and geometric forms. Experiment with various sketching tools including Prismacolor pencils and Copic markers. This 4-week online course is completely self-paced, meaning you set your own schedule and work at your own speed. Click 
here for more information.

COVID-19 update 3/17/22:
Effective December 23, ArtCenter now requires that every individual who seeks access to any of the College's facilities, and who is fully vaccinated, must also obtain a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

At ArtCenter, the safety and wellbeing of our students, faculty and staff is our top priority. Due to the fluidity of the COVID-19 situation—and in step with the most recent state and local guidelines—we are limiting our in-person courses at the College at this time. As a result, all Summer term 2022 ACX Teens courses and workshops will be taught remotely. We know this news may be disappointing, but these restrictions are for the safety of everyone. Click here for online course technical requirements and more information.

Summer 2022 registration begins March 28


*Course List does not include classes canceled due to low enrollment. To view all courses offered during the year, please visit the catalog page.

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ACT-004
0 Units $300
Figure Drawing
Drawing the human figure is important training for all artists. By working with a costumed model, you will develop an understanding of form by sharpening your observation skills. In-class discussions will explore how artists from the past and present have depicted the human figure. Estimated cost of materials: $40

Meeting Times:
SA 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022

SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022

SA 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-008
0 Units $300
Fundamentals of Photography
Photography is one of the most compelling forms of all visual mediums. Learn about both the technical aspects of the craft and the process of making creative imagery. This class includes a review of basic 35mm camera techniques and lighting as well as an introduction to contemporary art and modern approaches in photography. Requirements: access to and working knowledge of a film and/or DSLR camera. Estimated cost of materials: $15-18 weekly for film and processing.

Meeting Times:
SA 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-009
0 Units $300
Environmental Design
Designing an environment means drawing from several disciplines, including architecture, interior design, landscape design, furniture design, lighting design and branding to create a comprehensive experience. In this class, you will learn conceptual thinking skills as well as fundamentals like drafting and model making. Projects may include designing a house, restaurant or retail store. Estimated cost of materials: $35

Meeting Times:
SA 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-011
0 Units $300
Illustration
Apply your drawing and painting skills to create album covers, ads, magazine articles and more. Learn the basics of color theory using acrylic paint and other mediums. This class also includes a survey of contemporary problem-solvers and the history of illustration. Prerequisite: some previous drawing experience recommended. Estimated cost of materials: $70

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-013
0 Units $300
Dynamic Drawing
Explore rapid visualization techniques using ink, pens, markers and other related mediums. Learn to control your lines and line weights while drawing with line economy in a quick visual descriptive style. Develop your observation and perspective skills and strengthen your ability to communicate ideas and thoughts through drawings. Assignments will range from simple consumer products and complex industrial items to environmental settings and fantasy expressions. If you're interested in product design, transportation design, illustration, fine art or entertainment design, this class is for you. Estimated cost: $40 for materials and $45 for textbook

Meeting Times:
SA 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-014W
0 Units $400
Head Drawing
Learn how to draw portraits by working from models and improve your ability to achieve a likeness of your subject. This introductory class will teach you about proportion, structure, facial features, likeness and how to visualize the head from every angle. Shadow and light will also be emphasized. You will observe and work from cast sculptures, copy master artists and draw portraits of your choice. Estimated cost of materials: $50

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
7/11/2022 - 7/15/2022

M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
7/18/2022 - 7/22/2022
ACT-016
0 Units $300
Exploring Photography
Enhance your photographic skills and personal vision through assignments that include portraiture, fashion, narrative and photojournalism. Learn to construct powerful images that convey your intention and create a body of work that reflects your individual style. The class also includes an examination of contemporary photography. Bring samples of your photographic work to the first class meeting. Requirements: access to and working knowledge of a film and/or DSLR camera. Estimated cost of materials: $10 weekly for film and processing

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-017
0 Units $350
Design 360
Do you have an interest in art or design but not sure which field suits you best? Then this lecture/studio class is for you. Design 360º explores many of the majors in ArtCenter's degree programs, including: Advertising, Entertainment Design, Environmental Design, Film, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography and Imaging, Product Design and Transportation Design. Through individual projects, you will get the chance to explore the principles of each of these art and design disciplines. Drawing skills are emphasized as an essential way to communicate your ideas. This class is a perfect introduction for students new to Teens. Estimated cost of materials: $20

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-018W
0 Units $800
Design 360
This intensive two-week workshop offers an introduction to many of the exciting art and design majors offered in ArtCenter's degree program. Extended class times will provide you with an in-depth look at the following programs: Advertising, Entertainment Design, Environmental Design, Film, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography and Imaging, Product Design and Transportation Design. We will focus on communicating ideas through effective creative solutions, and you will complete individual and group projects around a central theme, with the aim of expanding your knowledge of each of the disciplines. Estimated cost of materials: $30

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
7/11/2022 - 7/22/2022
ACT-020W
0 Units $400
Illustration Workshop
Apply your drawing and painting skills to produce a variety of projects, including album covers, ads and magazine articles. Learn the basics of color theory using acrylic paint and other media. The class also includes a survey of contemporary problem solvers and the history of illustration. Some previous study of drawing recommended. Estimated cost of materials: $70

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
6/27/2022 - 7/1/2022

M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
8/8/2022 - 8/12/2022
ACT-021W
0 Units $400
Creative Sketchbooks, Journals
Artists' sketchbooks, journals and altered books are a uniquely creative form of self-expression. Explore the relationship between image and text as you work on several books at once and experiment with a wide variety of mixed-media techniques, including drawing, painting, simple printmaking and collage. During this class, you will have the opportunity to build up a deeply intuitive and powerful body of work. The books you develop may contain the seeds for future projects or become fascinating works of art in themselves. The emphasis will be on the creative process. Supplies needed for the first day: sketchbook, an old book in which to draw and paint, acrylic paints, sponge brush, paint brushes, scissors, glue stick, old magazines, collage papers, photos, pencils and pens. Estimated cost of materials: $50

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
7/11/2022 - 7/15/2022
ACT-024W
0 Units $400
Collage
Explore the beauty and richness of a wide variety of materials as you create large and small mixed-media works of art. Learn to see and think about your work like a designer, using composition, shape, color and texture to express your unique personal vision. The work you create can range from abstract to representational, and can include photographs, drawings, found objects and papers. Enjoy the creative fun of turning ordinary materials into something unique. Supplies needed for first day: illustration or craft board, Lineco adhesive glue, scissors and materials like old magazines, decorative papers, photos, black and white photocopies, old maps and books. Estimated cost of materials: $30

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
7/25/2022 - 7/29/2022
ACT-026W
0 Units $200
Beginning Figure Drawing
Drawing the human figure is important training for all artists. By working with a live model, you will develop an understanding of form through increased observation skills. This class offers a strong foundation in the basics for beginners as well as for more experienced artists. In-class discussions focus on how artists from the past and present have depicted the human figure. Estimated cost of materials: $40

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7/18/2022 - 7/22/2022
ACT-027W
0 Units $200
Children's Book Illustration
Learn how to create dynamic illustrations through character creations and storyboarding for children's book creation. This includes character design, page composition, penciling, watercolors, acrylics, inking and lettering. Polish your narrative skills and explore various approaches from full-page design to book cover construction. Estimated cost of materials: $40

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
7/18/2022 - 7/22/2022

M/T/W/TH/F 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
8/1/2022 - 8/5/2022
ACT-028
0 Units $300
Architecture
Explore basic architectural concepts by focusing on balance, proportion and composition. Learn how to define your ideas spatially and develop the skills necessary to communicate them through drawings and models. Jumpstart the creative process with class exercises that will inspire and stimulate your imagination. Estimated cost of materials: $50

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-029W
0 Units $400
Comic Book Illustration & Stor
Learn the skills needed to develop your own five-page comic book. From the establishing shot to the splash page, this class covers character design, figure invention, page layout, story structure, basic rules of perspective and classic comic book storytelling. Familiarize yourself with the comic artist's process, from thumbnails and roughs to a beautifully finished and inked page. Estimated cost of materials: $35

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
6/27/2022 - 7/1/2022

M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
8/1/2022 - 8/5/2022
ACT-031W
0 Units $400
Creature Design
Learn the different methods used to develop believable creatures and monsters for the entertainment industry such as film, video games, TV, and animation. Working from photographic reference of animals and nature, learn how to combine the fundamentals of design, anatomy, form, storytelling, costume, and character development to create original sketches and renderings of beastly quadrupeds, bloodthirsty bipeds, and large-scale leviathans. With an introductory level of drawing and painting techniques, this is an ideal class for aspiring concept designers, illustrators, animators or students

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
8/8/2022 - 8/12/2022
ACT-032W
0 Units $200
Figure Painting
Study the processes and materials used in painting, beginning with light and shadow, and working towards complete paintings in a full-color palette. This class will cover basic painting techniques, from preparatory drawing to color mixing. Estimated cost of materials: $90

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/27/2022 - 7/1/2022

M/T/W/TH/F 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
7/18/2022 - 7/22/2022

M/T/W/TH/F 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
8/8/2022 - 8/12/2022
ACT-033W
0 Units $250
Game Production
What makes a game? In this workshop, we'll take a look at different factors that make up games, such as rules, goals, and conflict.  You'll have a chance to build your own simple 3D game in Unity (a free platform), learning about assets, rigging, and controls.  No previous experience needed, but access to a Mac or PC with the ability to install and run Unity is required. Estimated cost of materials is $10.

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
7/11/2022 - 7/15/2022
ACT-034
0 Units $300
Concept Design Basics
Bring your characters, environments, props and storyboards to life. Explore light and shade, perspective, color theory and basic design techniques. Learn how to take 2D line drawings and process them into tones for a lifelike result. Also, explore arranging shapes, values, colors and edges in interesting and intriguing ways to create images that hold the viewer's attention. Not only will your characters look more dimensional, but the environments and objects will also be more believable. Estimated cost of materials: $40

Meeting Times:
SA 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-035
0 Units $300
Drawing with Color
Learn the fundamentals of color relationships and their use in composition. Explore the nature of various mediums- markers, colored pencils, ink and wash, acrylic paint and mixed media-and learn how best to use them. You will have the opportunity to work on observational as well as imaginative projects. This course is a great starting point for anyone interested in painting or illustration. Estimated cost of materials: $100

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-036W
0 Units $200
Remix Media
How can you use media to make a message? In this course, we will deconstruct today's mass media, remixing images, sounds and video to create new meaning. Through in-class screenings and discussions, we will take a critical look at how these elements are combined in purposeful ways. Projects will include print advertisements, songs and sound bites, and video commercials. No computer skills necessary. Students will learn and practice basic image manipulation, sound remixing and video editing techniques in Adobe Photoshop, Audition and Premiere. Estimated cost of materials: $20

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/27/2022 - 7/1/2022
ACT-037
0 Units $300
Comic Book Illustration
Learn the skills needed to develop your own five-page comic book. From the establishing shot to the splash page, this class covers character design, figure invention, page layout, story structure, basic rules of perspective and classic comic book storytelling. Familiarize yourself with the comic artist's process, from thumbnails and roughs to a beautifully finished and inked page. Estimated cost of materials: $35

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-038W
0 Units $400
Film Production Workshop
How do you make a movie? This two-week workshop focuses on storytelling and taking your idea from the page to the screen. Learn about the filmmaking process and shoot several in-class exercises. Discover the different elements needed to successfully shoot a film, culminating in a three-day shoot. The first week is dedicated to understanding the different jobs on a set and conceptualizing the idea for the final shoot. The second week is dedicated to shooting and editing the final project, resulting in a class screening on the last day of class. Open to all skill levels. Estimated cost of materials: $40

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
7/18/2022 - 7/29/2022
ACT-042W
0 Units $400
Drawing with Color
Explore drawing with colored media, including colored pencil, ink and wash, acrylic paint and mixed-media techniques. We will go over the nature of each material and how to use it. In doing so, you'll learn the fundamentals of color relationships and their use in composition and have the opportunity to work on observational as well as imaginative projects. This class is a great starting point for anyone interested in painting or illustration. Estimated cost of materials: $65

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
6/27/2022 - 7/1/2022

M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
7/25/2022 - 7/29/2022
ACT-045
0 Units $375
Animation
Learn how to bring drawings to life through movement in Adobe Flash. Create a storyboard and transform your story into an animation. Discover the importance of "meaningful movement"-not just moving an object from one side of the page to the other but also deciding how it should move. Explore your imagination to create an emotional and organic experience. Estimated cost of materials: $20

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-056W
0 Units $200
Exploring Figure Drawing
Work from live models, Old Master drawings and your imagination in this Renaissance-style workshop. In this class, we will concentrate on dynamic gesture drawing, anatomical studies and mythological creatures. Portfolio building, learning new techniques, exploring materials, critiques and concept development will also be emphasized. No previous figure drawing experience required. Bring a drawing board with rough newsprint (18'' x 24''), sketchbook, charcoal pencil, watercolor set, brushes and a ballpoint pen to the first class. Estimated cost of materials: $30

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6/27/2022 - 7/1/2022
ACT-060
0 Units $300
Introduction to Product Design
Product designers work on a range of projects, from consumer electronics to furniture to footwear. In this hands-on class, you will explore product design as a profession and discover marketing and production processes-all while learning industrial drawing techniques, concept development and visualization skills. Estimated cost of materials: $75

Meeting Times:
SA 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-061
0 Units $300
Introduction to Transportation
Do you love cars? This hands-on class will introduce you to industrial drawing skills and techniques that transportation design professionals use. Learn the fundamental design principles and procedures that will make your design the best it can be. This class includes an introduction to transportation design as a profession, and an exploration and discussion of the trends and global forces impacting the present and future of transportation. Estimated cost: $75

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-070
0 Units $300
Character Design
This class is for anyone who loves to draw characters, regardless of skill level. Create and develop characters for video games, animated films and illustrations through fun and exciting exercises that strengthen your conceptual ability and skills. Learn how to develop a character layout sheet, a model sheet and a turnaround. This class will emphasize brainstorming, along with conceptualization of a story and ideas. Estimated cost of materials: $50

Meeting Times:
SA 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-071
0 Units $300
Entertainment Design: Characte
Discover the fundamentals of entertainment design from an illustrator's perspective and complete a finished presentation for your portfolio. Storyboard, conceptualize and design environments, develop characters and study the processes that the entertainment industry uses to create dramatic worlds for video games, animation, TV shows and movies. Open to all levels. Estimated cost of materials: $40

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-076W
0 Units $400
Fashion Sketching
Create stylized fashion sketches that are bold and expressive, yet loose and casual. Learn anatomical exaggerations and explore various methods and mediums to develop your own unique style and vision for fashion. This is an intense, fun and creative sketching workshop. Estimated cost of materials: $75

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
6/27/2022 - 7/1/2022

M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
8/1/2022 - 8/5/2022
ACT-082W
0 Units $400
Character Design
Create and develop characters for video games, animated films and illustrations through fun and exciting exercises. Strengthen your brainstorming and conceptualization skills. Learn to develop a character layout sheet, model sheet and a turn-around. This class is for anyone who loves to draw characters, regardless of skill level. Estimated cost of materials: $50

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
6/27/2022 - 7/1/2022

M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
8/8/2022 - 8/12/2022
ACT-091W
0 Units $400
Concept Sketching
Learn how to simplify and depict reality using lines and tones. In this class, which covers intermediate perspective and how to apply it in compositions (e.g. showing scale and casting shadows in sketches of structures and different forms), you will learn how to design, set and render a chessboard using perspective and proper values as well as create organic and non-organic compositions using correct proportions and tones. Materials used: Copic markers, marker paper, pens, pencils. The full material list will be announced on the first day of class. Estimated cost of materials: $75

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
7/18/2022 - 7/22/2022
ACT-092W
0 Units $435
Life Sculpture
Investigate sculptural form and creativity through the study of the human figure. Sculpt a 1:2 scale clay sculpture bust based on a live model. This class will include frequent demonstrations, class discussions and critiques-all in a supportive and creative environment. Estimated cost of materials: $45

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
7/11/2022 - 7/15/2022
ACT-095
0 Units $335
Sculpture
In this introductory course, you will explore various methods and processes of contemporary sculpture. Learn the basics of working with traditional and nontraditional materials in a 3D space. While working on individual projects, you will become familiar with a comprehensive range of materials and techniques, including wire, plaster and mold making. The cost of materials is included in class tuition.

Meeting Times:
SA 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-096
0 Units $300
Head Painting
In this class, perfect for beginners and seasoned students alike, you will start by learning about early painting techniques and expressing the planes of the human head with only two colors. Later, you will move on to utilizing the full-color palette as you study the structure of the individual features of the face. The class will conclude with an exploration of dramatic lighting situations, capturing likeness and developing your own personal expression. The estimated cost of materials: $90

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-105W
0 Units $400
Character Costume Figure Drawi
Do you love drawing characters from your imagination, but feel they lack life and energy? Would you like to take your characters to a more believable level? Learn the basics of anatomy and structure of the human body and how to draw costumed models in dynamic poses. These models will pose in several positions for a variety of lengths so that you can learn to work fast and slow. You will also study other artists who work from live models to improve their own imaginative characters drawn from life. Estimated cost of materials: $60

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
7/11/2022 - 7/15/2022

M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
7/25/2022 - 7/29/2022
ACT-106
0 Units $300
Character Costume Figure Dra
Do you love drawing characters from your imagination, but feel your characters lack life and energy? Would you like to take your characters to a more believable level? Learn the basics of anatomy and structure of the human body while also learning how to draw costumed models in dynamic poses. Students will work from a variety of poses and lengths so you can learn to work fast and slow. You will also study other artists.

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-108
0 Units $300
Filmmaking from A-Z
Follow the journey of a film-from the birth of a concept to the marketing of the final product. Explore the various stages of putting a film together, including storyboarding, production design, working on a set, and the post-production process. Learn about different jobs in the film industry and complete several in-class projects, gaining hands-on experiences with different roles. Estimated cost of materials: $30

Meeting Times:
SA 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-112
0 Units $300
Graphic Design
Ideas and inspiration are the basis of great design. In this class, you'll discover fundamentals that help organize your ideas and creativity on paper while learning what gives graphic design its structure and meaning. You'll be challenged to utilize traditional tools, modern resources and clever solutions, while also exploring how these methods relate to digital methods. You'll set the limits for your four creative assignments: a poster, a logo, a media application and the design of your "big idea." Created to complement Graphic Design 2, this class will show you how structure and meaning help shape ideas. Note: This is not a computer course. This class can be taken in tandem with Graphic Design 2. Estimated cost of materials: $40

Meeting Times:
SA 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-114
0 Units $300
Branding Basics
What is a brand? Learn the basics of branding-and the integral role that design plays in creating brands-by studying the work of successful (and unsuccessful) influencers, celebrities, products and companies. In this class, you will work on identifying and describing brands as well as conceptualizing and designing your own brands from the ground up. All media platforms will be studied- from social media outlets to guerrilla advertising to traditional print formats. Estimated cost of materials: $40

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-116
0 Units $300
Drawing with Ink
For the ink enthusiast! Learn how to work with a variety of ink- and water-based mediums, including pen and ink, alcohol-based markers (Copic, Prismacolor), and watercolor and acrylic ink. You'll develop your compositional drawing skills while exploring still life, figure/portraiture, and narrative illustration. Estimated cost: $50

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-117W
0 Units $400
Drawing with Ink
For the ink enthusiast! Learn how to work with a variety of ink and water-based mediums including pen and ink, alcohol-based markers (Copic/Prismacolor/etc.), and watercolor and acrylic ink. You'll develop your compositional drawing skills while exploring still life, figure/portraiture, and narrative illustration. All students will have the chance to develop several portfolio pieces throughout the class. Estimated cost: $50

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
8/1/2022 - 8/5/2022
ACT-119
0 Units $300
Fashion Sketching
Create stylized fashion sketches that are bold and expressive, yet loose and casual. Learn anatomical exaggerations and explore various methods and mediums to develop your own unique style and vision for fashion. This is an intense, fun and creative sketching workshop. Estimated cost of materials: $75

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-127W
0 Units $435
Intro to Rhino 3D
Learn how to use Rhino 3D, one of the most versatile 3D NURBS modeling software programs in the industry. The course will cover Rhino's robust toolset that allows you to create and edit curves and surfaces. Starting with a sketch, a drawing, a physical model, or only an idea, discover how to simplify and go through the texturing process step-by-step so it's easy to model your designs. As a bonus feature, you will also learn Keyshot, one of the industry's best rendering tools, to make your 3D models look realistic and ready for presentation. The Rhino platform is free. There are no materials costs for this class.

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
7/25/2022 - 7/29/2022
ACT-128
0 Units $300
Creature Design
Learn the different methods used to develop believable creatures and monsters for the entertainment industry such as film, video games, TV, and animation. Working from photographic reference of animals and nature, learn how to combine the fundamentals of design, anatomy, form, storytelling, costume, and character development to create original sketches and renderings of beastly quadrupeds, bloodthirsty bipeds, and large-scale leviathans. With an introductory level of drawing and painting techniques, this is an ideal class for aspiring concept designers, illustrators, animators or students considering ArtCenter's undergraduate Entertainment Design as a major. Estimated cost of materials: $45

Meeting Times:
SA 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
6/4/2022 - 8/13/2022
ACT-301W
0 Units $1800
Entertainment Design
Whether you're producing a movie, a video game or a theme park, entertainment concept design serves an integral role in the creative process. Concept designers intrigue audiences by bringing immersive, impactful and never-before-seen visuals to life. They require not only great imagination, but also an understanding of how things are built and the ability to communicate these concepts to the people who will construct these new worlds. In this four-week intensive, you will be introduced to entertainment design by learning all aspects of the design process, including designing and illustrating original characters, environments, vehicles and props. Learn how to communicate through compelling drawings and expand your understanding of how things are built in 3D. Presentation skills will be emphasized. Adobe Photoshop and drawing tablet are recommended.

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
7/11/2022 - 8/5/2022

M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
7/11/2022 - 8/5/2022
ACT-302W
0 Units $1800
Industrial Design Product/Tran
Nearly everything we touch and use-smartphones, interfaces, glasses, cars-has been designed by an industrial designer or, more specifically, a product or transportation designer. In this four-week intensive, you will dive into the world of industrial design and immerse yourself in every aspect of the design process, including sketching, model making and critique sessions. Interdisciplinary activities will simulate working in a design consultancy and presentation skills will be emphasized. Guest designers will give you insider knowledge on a variety of industrial design career paths. Your portfolio-worthy final projects will be shown in a gallery setting at the end of the program to visiting ArtCenter faculty, working professionals, family and friends. Hardware required: A high quality smartphone camera for documentation and composition exercises; and a sketchbook or blog-based equivalent.

Meeting Times:
M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
7/11/2022 - 8/5/2022

M/T/W/TH/F 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
7/11/2022 - 8/5/2022