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Community Arts at Montgomery College

Spring 2018 Schedule

VISUAL ARTS | PERFORMING ARTS

Welcome to our community of professional and aspiring artists at Montgomery College!  All of our courses are taught by instructors with a devotion to teaching and a lifetime of achievements in their art.  I am excited for you to join them, learn from them, and be a part of our growing community of artists.  


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VISUAL ARTS

Drawing
PaintingDesign
Graphic Design and Digital Arts
Film and Video
Photography
PrintmakingCraft & Sculpture
Art History, Theory, and Appreciation

DRAWING

Cartooning Studio
Comics! Learn to communicate your ideas through cartooning. The best way to learn how to make comics is to make comics. Whether your interests lie in syndicated newspaper style strips or long form comics known as graphic novels, by the end of these ten weeks you will have produced your very own multi-paged work. Doodling during class encouraged! Bring something to take notes on and pencils and your preferred drawing pens/ markers to the first class. 
Instructor: Noguchi
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS379                    25 Hours
$185 + $110 fee = $295; Non-Md. residents add $140

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34689  10 Sessions     M
2/5-4/16           7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/12


Introduction to Drawing
Learn fundamental drawing skills such as gesture, proportion, composition, cross contour, line, and perspective. Working from direct observation with still life, you will learn to translate three-dimensional space to a two-dimensional image. Various techniques will be used, including graphite, pens, and ink.
Instructor: Cournoyer
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS039                    25 Hours
$185 + $110 fee = $295; Non-Md. residents add $140

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34672  10 Sessions     T
2/6-4/17           12-2:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13

 

Drawing I
Beginning students explore methods, materials, and drawing techniques using graphite, charcoal, and ink. Emphasis is placed on gaining confidence in learning to “see” and record experiences on paper. No drawing experience necessary.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART032                     75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT100

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34750  15 Sessions     S
1/27-5/12         9 a.m.-2:40 p.m.
No class 3/17

 

Drawing Workshop Series
Learn new and exciting drawing techniques that enable you to tap into your creativity. You may take the workshops individually or as a full series. All materials provided.
Instructor: Maroufi-Colle

Saturdays        3 Hours           1-4 p.m.
$20 + $15 fee = $35; Non-Md. residents add $30
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

Drawing Workshop 1: Drawing Basics
Learn basic drawing techniques using pencil, graphite, and tortillons. This workshop is geared to learning to optimize use of materials. Theme illustrated: fruit (still life). 
Course: ADS405                    CRN#: 34704                          2/24

Drawing Workshop 2: Inks
Drawing from observation using ink (nibs and/or ballpoint and fountain points) and learning to optimize the use of hatching and cross-hatching. Theme illustrated: books and vase. 
Course: ADS406                    CRN#: 34705                          3/3

Drawing Workshop 3: Color Pencils
Use color pencils and learn to optimize the use of material. Theme illustrated: Landscape. Please bring your own landscape photograph. 
Course: ADS407                    CRN#: 34706                          3/10

Drawing Workshop 4: Watercolor Pencils and Graphite
Learn basic drawing techniques using watercolor pencils and graphite. Theme illustrated: Flowers and fruits (still life). 
Course: ADS408                    CRN#: 34707                          3/24

Drawing Workshop 5: Color Pencils and Pastels
Learn basic drawing techniques using color pencils and pastels. Theme illustrated: portrait (from a printed document). 
Course: ADS409                    CRN#: 34708                          3/31

Drawing Workshop 6: Watercolor
Learn basic watercolor techniques using monochrome tone or inks. Learn to optimize the use of mixed media and wet techniques. Theme illustrated: still life or simple object. 
Course: ADS410                    CRN#: 34709                          4/7

Drawing Workshop 7: Portraiture
Introduction to different tools and techniques for drawing the portrait, including pencil and graphite, color pencil, watercolor, and wet technique pastel.  Theme illustrated: self-portrait from a photographic document (please supply your own photograph).
Course: ADS411                    CRN#: 34710                          4/14

Drawing Workshop 8: Family or Friend Portrait
Introduction to different tools and techniques for drawing portraits: pencil and graphite, color pencil, watercolor, wet techniques and pastel. Theme illustrated: child portrait from a photograph (please supply your own photograph). 
Course: ADS412                    CRN#: 34711                          4/21

 

Drawing - Intermediate
Have you taken an introductory drawing class but want to further develop your drawing skills? This course picks up on the techniques introduced in introductory drawing classes and provides further analysis and exploration of drawing skills, techniques, and concepts. Emphasis is on more complex problem solving in the visual interpretation of natural and fabricated forms. You will utilize a variety of black-and-white and color drawing media.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS418                    25 Hours
$195 + $140 fee = $335; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34713  10 Sessions     F
2/9-4/20           1-3:30 p.m.
No class 3/16


Drawing the Portrait
Portraiture requires a combination of skills: facial anatomy, proportion of the face, ability to use specific media, appreciation of the essence and psychology of the person, and an understanding of the organizing principles of good composition. Learn the skills in order to complete at least one finished major portrait. General art composition principles are addressed. 
Instructor: Hanks
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS344                    25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34682  10 Sessions     W
2/7-4/18           4-6:30 p.m. 
No class 3/14


Special Topics in Drawing: Botanical Drawing
Celebrate the colors of seasonal plants while learning how to realistically depict the natural world around you. Botanical illustration offers great opportunity to join artistic discovery with the observation and appreciation of nature. Learn the traditional art and science of botanical drawing while enjoying the natural world. All ability levels welcome! Students are responsible for their own transportation to off-site locations.
Instructor: Maroufi-Colle
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS421                    25 Hours
$195 + $130 fee = $325; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34715  10 Sessions     T
2/6-4/17           1-3:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13

 

Introduction to Figure Drawing
This introductory course is a study of drawing the human form and is intended for students who have completed an introductory drawing class. Topics include proportion, basic anatomy, and a variety of drawing techniques including gesture, contour, outline, and tonal modeling. Model fees included. Prerequisites: Introduction to Drawing or the equivalent. 
Instructor: Cournoyer
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS214                    20 Hours
$185 + $110 fee = $295; Non-Md. residents add $140

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34675  10 Sessions     M
2/5-4/16           7-9 p.m. 
No class 3/12

 

Figure Drawing I
Explore both representational and abstract visual interpretation of the human figure, both as a separate study and in relation to its environment. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART019                     75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT205

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34742  30 Sessions     M,W
1/22-5/9           12-2:40 p.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14

CRN#: 34743  30 Sessions     T,R
1/23-5/10         6-8:40 p.m.
No class 3/13, 3/15

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PAINTING

Introduction to Acrylic Painting
Explore the amazing medium of acrylic paints in this introductory course designed for new artists and those who have never explored this medium in depth. You'll learn how to use a wide variety of acrylic products, including paint, gels, medium, and grounds. Practice mixing clean colors, controlling drying time, and creating glazes and textures.
Instructor: Brown
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS414                    25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34712  10 Sessions     W
2/7-4/18           7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/14


Introduction to Oil Painting
Learn to paint with oils in this technique-focused class. In this introductory course you will focus on techniques and material: mixing paint, color relationships, composition, brushwork, how to create depth, and close study of perspective. 
Instructor: Maroufi-Colle. 
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS401                    25 Hours
$185 + $110 fee = $295; Non-Md. residents add $140

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34698  10 Sessions     F
2/9-4/20           3:30-6 p.m.
No class 3/16

 

Painting: Beginning Watercolor
Learn the basic tools and techniques of watercolor painting in this introductory class. Emphasis on how to utilize color in creating an effective composition. Demonstration, discussion, and critiques will augment studio work. Bring tubes of red, blue, and yellow watercolor paint, a one-inch flat watercolor brush, and a jar for water to the first class. Subject matter includes still life, landscape, and portrait painting. 
Instructor: Daniels
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS350                    25 Hours
$185 + $110 fee = $295; Non-Md. residents add $140

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34685  10 Sessions     M
2/5-4/16           9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
No class 3/12

CRN#: 34686  10 Sessions     S
2/10-4/21         9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 
No class 3/17

 

Chinese Brush Painting: Flowers, Birds and Landscape
Learn the foundational strokes and principles of composition for Chinese painting while using brushes, sumi-e ink, and Chinese watercolors to paint on rice paper. Complete paintings of morning glories, tulips, rhododendron, and willow tree with birds and insects. You will also be introduced to Chinese landscape painting and Chinese painting wet mount.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS403                    25 Hours
$195 + $130 fee = $325; Non-Md. residents add $160

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34702  10 Sessions     R
2/8-4/19           10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
No class 3/15

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34701  10 Sessions     T
2/6-4/17           10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13

 

Painting I
In this introductory studio course you’ll create representational, abstract, and non-objective paintings and develop technical skills such as the ability to size and prime canvas. Demonstrations, lectures, and class critiques will be employed. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART026                     75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT211

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34748  30 Sessions     T,R
1/23-5/10         11 a.m.-1:40 p.m.
No class 3/13, 3/15

 

Landscape Painting
Explore the landscape as a means of expressing our contemporary world via realism or abstraction. Work outdoors at sites on and off campus, including the rural landscape, cityscape, and other outdoor locations. Develop ideas using source material such as sketches, props, classical documents, and photographs. Work in your preferred color medium/media, such as oil, acrylic, pastel, or watercolor. Students are responsible for their own transportation to off-campus locations. 
Instructor: Maroufi-Colle. 
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS380                    25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34690  10 Sessions     W
2/7-4/18           3:30-6 p.m. 
No class 3/14

 

Painting: Intermediate Watercolor
Learn watercolor painting as a process that begins with design, composition, and thoughtful color selection, and ends with a series of finished paintings that reveal personal stylistic expression. You will select subject matter of individual interest and develop personal style through the process of creative expression. Bring to the first class: 1 full sheet (22” x 30”) of 140 lb or 300 lb cold pressed watercolor paper; scraps of paper for sampling color; palette, tubes of watercolor paint, brushes, and a container for water. 
Instructor: Daniels
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS349                    25 Hours
$210 + $115 fee = $325; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34683  10 Sessions     M
2/5-4/16           1-3:30 p.m. 
No class 3/12

CRN#: 34684  10 Sessions     W
2/7-4/18           1-3:30 p.m. 
No class 3/14


Painting II
A continuation of Painting I, with an emphasis on solutions to advanced problems related to the creation of representational, abstract, and non-objective paintings. Develop technical skills in various media. Demonstrations, lectures, and class critiques will be employed.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART025                     75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT212

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34747  30 Sessions     M,W
1/23-5/10         11-1:40 p.m.
No class 3/13, 3/15

 

Studio Painting: Independent Studies in Oil Painting
From trompe l’oeil techniques to abstract expressionism, develop your own painting style. You will primarily work on paintings and subjects of your own choosing. There will be a limited number of group studies intended to enhance the participants’ own direction. Bring your oil painting supplies including canvas of your choice and your painting concept to the first class. Prerequisite: At least one year of oil painting studies.
Instructor: Maroufi-Colle
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS341                    25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34681  10 Sessions     S
2/10-4/21         9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 
No class 3/17

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DESIGN

Calligraphy
Open to beginners and returning calligraphy students. You will be shown the way to write the Renaissance Humanist scripts with “command of hand” that obtains rhythmic consistency in your calligraphy. Individual creative projects by students are welcomed. Instruction addresses the traditional calligraphy methods for proportional letter strokes, ruling lines, determining letter size by pen nib width, proper letter spacing, word spacing, line spacing, and formal planning of calligraphy compositions. 
Instructor: Wasserman
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS394                    25 Hours
$185 + $110 fee = $295; Non-Md. residents add $140

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34696  10 Sessions     R
2/8-4/19           1-3:30 p.m.
No class 3/15

 

Special Topics in Calligraphy NEW
Explore individual scripts in depth while furthering your calligraphy skills. Prior experience in calligraphy is recommended. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS428                    12.5 Hours
$100 + $90 fee = $190; Non-Md. residents add $120
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

Session 1: Copperplate Forms from Pencil, Pen to Brush
Copperplate letterforms tend to be drawn more than written. With that in mind, this course will examine these forms first with colored pencil renderings. We will then proceed to pointed pens using rapid writing exercises and then progress to pointed brush interpretations. Students will complete projects in each medium.
Instructor: Squires

CRN#: 34721  5 Sessions       R
2/8-3/8                                     9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Session 2: Monumental Roman Inscription Capitals
Delve into the architecture of the Roman capital forms—how they exude intentional meaning through an embodiment of space, line, and dimension. You will select a script version of the Roman majuscules to reproduce with a broad nib pen or flat lettering brush. While the serifs are ornamental, the many incidences of thicks, thins, curves, and gradations are vestigial traces of an edged pen or flat brush. 
Instructor: Wasserman

CRN#: 34722  5 Sessions       R
3/22-4/19         9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

 

Collage and Assemblage
Explore and design collage—the combination of different and surprising materials into a whimsical or serious creation. Learn the history of both collage and assemblage, and put it into practice by constructing artwork built on layers of form, color, and design. Learn about incorporating found objects, texts, images, and other unexpected objects into your art. Find inspiration by learning about the work of Picasso, Gretchen Green, Schwitters, Cornell, Bearden, and many others. 
Instructor: Maroufi-Colle

Course: ADS339                    25 Hours
$165 + $90 fee = $255; Non-Md. residents add $140

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34680  10 Sessions     R
2/8-4/19           4-6:30 p.m.
No class 3/15


Two-Dimensional Design
Study and use elements and principles of art in two-dimensional composition relating to visual organization. Emphasis is placed on analyzing and solving design problems. Line, shape, value, texture, and color are studied through a sequence of supervised, structured, studio projects. Lectures, individual and class critiques, discussions, films, field trip, and readings accompany the hands-on work.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART033                     75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT102

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34751  28 Sessions     M,W
1/29-5/9           6-8:55 p.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14

 

Three-Dimensional Design
This course is about the study and use of the elements and principles of art relating to visual organization in three-dimensional composition. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of design problems and their solutions.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART049                     75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT103

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60              

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34759  30 Sessions     T,R
1/23-5/10         9-11:40 a.m.
No class 3/13, 3/15

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GRAPHIC DESIGN & DIGITAL ARTS

Introduction to Graphic Design Software
Wondering how technology can be used as a tool for making art? Using Adobe CC, explore the professional photo, drawing, and layout programs Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Learn fundamental 2D design skills and investigate how to use these professional programs to meet your creative needs. Prerequisite: Working knowledge of Mac computers is required.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS319                    25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34679  10 Sessions     M
2/5-4/16           7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13

 

Digital Tools for the Visual Arts
An examination of the digital tools used in the visual arts. Students are exposed to the theory and function of the major software packages and basic digital design principles utilized in the visual arts. Topics include operating systems, typography, vector and bitmap imaging, page layout, PDF creation and editing, timeline-based video editing, file transfer, output, web, emerging technologies, and other material relative to the digital visual arts workflow.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART057                     75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT116 and GDES116

$488 + $165.60 fee = $653.60; Non-Md. residents add $1065.60

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34765  30 Sessions     T,R
1/22-5/9           6-8:40 p.m. 
No class 3/13, 3/15

 

Photoshop I
Learn the basic tools of Adobe Photoshop and how to creatively enhance or alter scanned or digital camera images for use in original artwork, graphic design, and web media. Topics include the tool palette, menus, layers, filters and special effects, color palettes, photo color correction, composing photos with text, and file formats. With these tools, you will create effective composition in your images. 
Instructor: Truong
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS198                    25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34674  10 Sessions     W
2/7-4/18           7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/14

 

Illustrator I
Adobe Illustrator CC is a comprehensive vector graphics program that enables artists and designers to create sophisticated illustrations and type effects. In this introductory course, you will start by drawing and manipulating simple shapes that can be used to create logos, advertisements, and other illustrations. Topics will include the tool palette, understanding vector graphics, creating basic shapes, blending shapes and colors, the Bezier pen vector drawing tool, creating custom brushes, creating type, using layers and gradients, and saving files. Prerequisite: Working knowledge of Mac computers is required.
Instructor: Truong
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS197                    25 Hours
$200 + $130 fee = $330; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34673  10 Sessions     T
2/6-4/17           7-9:30 p.m.
No class 3/13

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FILM & VIDEO

Smartphone Video Production
Produce, edit, and share your video stories with your smartphone! In this class, you will learn how to maximize your smartphone’s recording and editing abilities. Topics will include framing and filming interview subjects, basic storytelling techniques, editing, and sharing your videos on social media platforms.
Instructor: Milenkovic
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS424                    12.5 Hours
$100 + $90 fee = $190; Non-Md. residents add $120

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34717  5 Sessions       S
2/10-3/10         10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


Video Editing Part I: Premiere Pro Basics
Introductory course in using Adobe Premier Pro CC to edit digital videos for artistic, commercial, educational, and personal use. Learn basic editing techniques, how to use the title tool, layering videos and mixing sound, moving clips, and how to export your finished product. Experience using Mac computers strongly recommended. 
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS391                    13.5 Hours
$100 + $90 fee = $190; Non-Md. residents add $120

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34693  5 Sessions       T,R,S
1/23-2/1           6:30-8:45 p.m.(T,R)
                        9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.(S – 1/27 only)
Instructor: Arellano

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34692  5 Sessions       S
2/17-3/10         1-4:15 p.m.
Instructor: Milenkovic

 

Video Editing Part II: Incorporating AfterEffects
Learn how to integrate AfterEffects into your digital video editing toolkit. In this intermediate-level course, you’ll learn to use the interface, explore layering in Compositions, and learn special effects like tracking and blurring. Prerequisite: Digital Video Editing Part I or basic knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Experience using Mac computers required. 
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS392                    13.5 Hours
$100 + $90 fee = $190; Non-Md. residents add $120

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34695  5 Sessions       T,R,S
2/13-2/22         6:30-8:45 p.m.(T,R)
                        9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.(S - 2/17 only)
Instructor: Arellano

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34694  4 Sessions       S
3/24-4/14         1-4:15 p.m.
Instructor: Milenkovic

 

Video Editing
An introduction to the equipment and procedures used to manipulate video and audio using professional nonlinear editing software. Hands-on projects allow students to create, mix, and edit video, animations, images, and sounds into presentations suitable for visual arts, educational, and corporate use.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART054                     62.5 Hours
Co-listed with TVRA140

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34760  30 Sessions     M,W
1/22-5/9           1-3:15 p.m. 
No class 3/12, 3/14

CRN#: 34762  15 Sessions     W
1/24-5/9           6-10:20 p.m. 
No class 3/14

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34761  30 Sessions     T,R
1/23-5/10         1-3:15 p.m.
No class 3/13, 3/15

 

Introduction to Film
Get a basic introduction to the study of narrative film. Analysis of film structure and content will be developed. Basic film technique and language are examined. View and discuss examples of historic and contemporary film at the American Film Institute and in class. 
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: FLM001                    37.5 Hours
Co-listed with FILM110

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Germantown Campus
CRN#: 34790  15 Sessions     F
1/26-5/11         12-2:40 p.m.
No class 3/16

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34789  15 Sessions     R
1/25-5/10         2-4:40 p.m.
No class 3/15

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34788  15 Sessions     M
1/22-5/7           11 a.m.-1:40 p.m.
No class 3/12

CRN#: 34787  15 Sessions     W
1/24-5/9           2-4:40 p.m. 
No class 3/14

 

Basic Movie Production
This is a project course in which the student will learn the basics of filmmaking, including script preparation, shooting, and editing. The student will produce two short projects shot and edited on video: a silent short and a dialogue, sound, and music short.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: FLM045                    50 Hours
Co-listed with FLM220/220L

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34817  14 Sessions     W
1/31-5/9           11 a.m.-2:40 p.m. 
No class 3/14

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PHOTOGRAPHY

Black and White Photography
Do you have an old film camera in the back of your closet or maybe even an enlarger in your basement? This class is for students who want a refresher in using a camera with adjustable settings or want learn a new set of skills and techniques in photography. Students will also learn about traditional darkroom photography and how to process film. Topics include lighting, studio portraiture, and photograms, the first photographs. Students will need their own 35mm film camera with adjustable settings.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS426                    25 Hours
$195 + $130 fee = $325; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34719  10 Sessions     S
2/10-4/21         10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 3/17

 

Digital Photography
A practical, hands-on introduction to the fundamental technical and aesthetic principles of digital photography. The class includes demonstrations, lectures, group critiques, and discussion. Learn DSLR (digital single lens reflex) camera operation, shot composition, and digital retouching and manipulation. Required equipment: a DSLR camera with at least 7.0 megapixel resolution, memory card, and flash drive.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS318  15 Hours
$195 + $140 fee = $335; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34678  5 Sessions       S
2/10-3/10         9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Truong

CRN#: 34857  5 Sessions       S
3/24-4/21         9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

 

Mobile Phone Photography
Explore mobile phone photography as a way to communicate ideas emphasizing content, composition, and technique. We’ll look at the camera phone as a photographic tool and examine contemporary and historic artists. With the use of a cell phone, you will learn to create, edit, and critique images (you may also use a point-and-shoot or DSLR for shooting).
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS398                    12.5 Hours
$75 + $80 fee = $155; Non-Md. residents add $120

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34697  5 Sessions       R
2/8-3/8             7-9:30 p.m.


Digital Photography, Introduction
In this introductory course, you will use digital cameras and basic image editing software. Learn print production for making black-and-white and color photographs and studio techniques that include portrait lighting and still life photography. No prior photography experience is required. You will use digital photography for the production of a photographic portfolio.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART059                     66 Hours
Co-listed with PHOT161

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Distance Learning 
CRN#: 34864  15 Sessions     W
1/24-5/9           7-9 p.m.
No class 3/14

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34766  15 Sessions     S
1/27-5/12         8 a.m.-12:40 p.m. 
No class 3/17

 

Photographic Expression I
This course is designed to achieve the basics of black and white still photographic techniques, with additional emphasis on the development of the ability to express and understand ideas and feelings communicated in photographs. Learn the basic principles of picture taking, processing, lighting, and composition.

Course: ART047                     62.5 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT152

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34758  30 Sessions     M,W
1/22-5/9           12-2:40 p.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14

 

Special Topics in Photography: Large Format Photography NEW
Take your traditional photography to the next level with large format photography. You will learn to create black and white images on 4x5 film using a view camera. Large film formats allow exquisite control and image quality that far surpasses 35mm film. 4x5 monorail view cameras and darkroom chemistry will be provided. Students provide their own film and paper. Prior darkroom photography experience is recommended.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS427                    25 Hours
$185 + $110 fee = $295; Non-Md. residents add $140

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34720  10 Sessions     S
2/10-4/21         1:30-4:00 p.m. 
No class 3/17

 

Special Topics in Photography: Exploring Light
Learn the potential of manipulating light using both studio lights and natural light. Explore the different ways in which light determines perception and narrative with subjects like landscape, portraiture, architectural, and abstract photography. Students provide their own cameras. Prerequisite: Digital Photography I or equivalent experience.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS386                    15 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34691  5 Sessions       R
3/22-4/19         6:30-9:30 p.m.

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PRINTMAKING

Intaglio Printing
An introduction to the fine art of metal plate etching. The techniques of drypoint hardground, softground, aquatint, and engraving are explored.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART040                     75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT230

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34754  30 Sessions     M,W
1/22-5/9           1-3:40 p.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34755  30 Sessions     T,R
1/23-5/10         1-3:40 p.m.
No class 3/13, 3/15

 

Printmaking: Lithography
Explore the processes, materials, and techniques of fine art lithography. Emphasis is placed on expressing visual concepts and ideas through drawing and appropriate technical manipulations on stones and/or plates, and printing in both black and white and color.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART056                     75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT227

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34764  30 Sessions     T,R
1/23-5/10         1-3:40 p.m. 
No class 3/13, 3/15

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34749  30 Sessions     T,R
1/23-5/10         9-11:40 a.m.
No class 3/13, 3/15

 

Monotype Workshop
An exploration of the monotype as an experimental printmaking medium. A range of materials, tools, and techniques will be introduced with an emphasis on individual experimentation and expression.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART035                     75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT226

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34753  15 Sessions     F
1/26-5/11         9 a.m.-2:40 p.m.
No class 3/16

 

World Woodcut and Relief Traditions
Students will learn basic woodcut and relief printmaking techniques while studying multicultural influences in imagery, concepts, and the use of materials from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART055   75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT225

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34763  30 Sessions     M,W
1/22-5/9           9:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. 
No class 3/12, 3/14

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CRAFT & SCULPTURE

Book Arts
Learn how to make books into an art form! This class introduces students to the different types of book art and how to create your own. Topics include accordion books, hard cover codex, altered books, and book boxes. Learn how to ind books using techniques such as Japanese binding and marbleizing paper.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS425                    25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34718  10 Sessions     T
2/6-4/17           7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13

 

Doll Design and Construction
Explore three-dimensional mixed-media art and the human form through the step-by-step design and creation of an original concept art doll. Learn construction methods for assembling an original 16” - 18” costumed art doll. Includes editing initial rough design concepts, proportional figure sketching, construction of a wire armature, hard sculpting doll’s head and hands, soft-sculpting doll’s body, and sewing the doll’s costume. Prerequisite: Students should possess basic hand sewing skills.
Instructor: Daniels
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS375                    25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34688  10 Sessions     F
2/9-4/20           10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
No class 3/16

 

The Art Doll: Costumes and Accessories
Bring your one-of-a-kind art doll or original reborn/repainted doll to class and create the special costume and accessories needed to communicate the doll’s personality. This class is hands-on and will begin with sketching and exploring design possibilities. We will design and construct a complete head-to-toe look for your doll. Please bring your doll to the first class. Prerequisite: Students should possess basic hand sewing skills.
Instructor: Daniels
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS404                    25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34703  10 Sessions     F
2/9-4/20           1:30-4 p.m.
No class 3/16


Jewelry and Metalsmithing
In this class you will learn the fundamental techniques of small scale metalsmithing and/or jewelry. Course is great for beginners. Intermediate/advanced students can continue to practice their skills. Specific projects and techniques will vary from session to session based on instructor. Demos will include sawing, surface enrichment, and soldering strategies. See section notes for the focus of each session.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS402                    35 Hours
$200 + $130 fee = $330; Non-Md. residents add $160

Rockville Campus
Session 1: Rings
Learn how to fabricate rings by soldering metal sheet and wire. Add detail and interest to your rings by sawing, piercing, and adding texture. You will also construct hollow formed rings using the H-pattern and scoring/folding techniques.
Instructor: Chung
CRN#: 34700  7 Sessions       S
1/27-3/10         1-6 p.m.

Session 2: Earrings 
Learn how to make earrings by soldering metal sheet and wire. Add detail and interest to your earrings by sawing, piercing, and adding texture. You will also learn how to fabricate bezel settings.
Instructor: Barton
CRN#: 34699  7 Sessions       F
3/23-5/4           10 a.m.-3 p.m.

 

Special Topics in Jewelry, Metalsmithing, and Craft NEW
Dive into focused processes within jewelry, metalsmithing or craft. Class is open to students of all levels, but is the recommended course for students that have some experience. See section notes for the emphasis of each session.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS429                    35 Hours
$200 + $130 fee = $330; Non-Md. residents add $160

Rockville Campus
Session 1: Wire and Chain
 

Learn to create fused, soldered, knitted, linked or woven chains.
CRN#: 34724  7 Sessions       F
1/26-3/9           10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Instructor: Barnes

Session 2: Creative Forming with Metal 

Transform metal into hollow forms using hammer techniques, and create a variety of forms which can be used to create jewelry, vessels or small sculpture.
CRN#: 34723  7 Sessions       S
3/24-5/5           1-6 p.m.
Instructor: Brehl

 

Mixed Media Crafts
Investigate a variety of media such as printmaking, painting, drawing, and sewing while exploring what “mixed media” means.  In this class you’ll work on quilting, portraiture, and bookmaking, while focusing on the essential elements of surface design, materials, methods, and craft.
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS419                    25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34714  10 Sessions     W
2/7-4/18           10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 3/14

 

Weaving and Textiles
Introduction to the fundamental techniques and processes of weaving. Two- and three-dimensional forms in textiles explored. Design and craftsmanship emphasized in both traditional and experimental approaches to fiber.

Course: ART045                     75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT247

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34757  30 Sessions     F
1/22-5/9           9 a.m.-2:40 p.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14

 

Crafts
A general survey of crafts such as metalry, weaving, enameling, ceramics, and textile design. The fundamental techniques and uses of various materials are explored. Design and craftsmanship are emphasized.

Course: ART044                     75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT123

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34756  30 Sessions     M,W
1/23-5/10         12-2:40 p.m.
No class 3/13, 3/15

 

Sculpture I
An introduction to the problems and principles of sculpture, this course covers theory and basic techniques used in sculpture in the round. Projects will use a range of materials such as wood, plaster, mixed media, and metals. Prerequisite: ART049/ARTT103 Three-Dimensional Design or the equivalent by permission of the instructor. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART024                     75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT221

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34744  30 Sessions     M,W
1/22-5/9           1-3:40 p.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14

CRN#: 34746  30 Sessions     T,R
1/23-5/10         9-11:40 a.m.
No class 3/13, 3/15

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34745  30 Sessions     M,W
1/22-5/9           12:30-3:10 p.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14

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ART HISTORY, THEORY, & APPRECIATION

Color Theory
Gain a solid understanding of the foundation of color theory including basic color schemes, values, and neutrals. Learn to use color more intelligently and intuitively. Taught in a studio format with ample demonstrations, followed by hands-on exercises, discussion, and critiquing. The concepts learned in this class can be applied by artists in any medium.

Instructor: Cournoyer
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Course: ADS316                    25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34676  10 Sessions     F
2/9-4/20           1-3:30 p.m.
No class 3/16

 

Mathematics in Art and Design
“Without mathematics, there is no art,” stated Luca Pacioli, Italian mathematician and collaborator with Leonardo DaVinci. In this course, you will learn how math underlies art and design, and examine their inherent connections. We will explore artworks from antiquity through the Renaissance to modern times, as well as examples from graphic design, geometric and optical art, Islamic ornamentation, cartoons and street art. Hands-on classroom exercises and projects will include geometrical constructions and use of golden-ratio-based Fibonacci sequences, symmetry, patterns, tessellations, elementary perspective, and anamorphosis. No background in math or art is required. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Instructor: Colle
Course: ADS423                    25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34716  10 Sessions     S
2/10-4/21         10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 3/17

 

Art History I
An introduction to architecture, painting, sculpture, and artifacts in Western civilization and around the world, from the Paleolithic through the Middle Ages. Learn the history of prehistoric, Near Eastern, Egyptian, Aegean, Greek, Etruscan, Roman Early Christian, Byzantine, Islamic, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Pre-Columbian, Early Medieval, Romanesque, and Gothic art. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART001                     37.5 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT200

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34736  30 Sessions     M,W
1/22-5/9           10-11:15 a.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14

 

Art History II
A survey course in which analysis of major trends in architecture, painting, and sculpture in Western civilization will be presented, including Proto-Renaissance, Renaissance, Mannerist, Baroque, Neoclassic, Romantic, Realist, Impressionist, Expressionist, Cubist, non-objective, and 20th century art. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART002                     37.5 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT201

$372 + $125.40 fee = $497.40; Non-Md. residents add $813.60

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34739  15 Sessions     M
1/22-5/7           3-5:40 p.m.
No class 3/12

CRN#: 34740  15 Sessions     T
1/23-5/8           9-11:40 a.m.
No class 3/13

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