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Community Arts at Montgomery College

Spring 2019 Schedule

VISUAL ARTS   PERFORMING ARTS   ROCKVILLE   GERMANTOWN

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

ART HISTORY, THEORY, & APPRECIATION
DRAWING 
 PAINTING GRAPHIC DESIGN & DIGITAL ART
 INTERIOR DESIGN
 PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO
 PRINTMAKING SCULPTURE & CERAMICS
 CRAFTS 


ART HISTORY, THEORY, & APPRECIATION

Art in DC
Get out of the classroom and experience art in DC! Gain a deeper understanding of DC’s contemporary art scene by visiting a range of museums and galleries, from established institutions to up-and-coming ones. To gain a behind-the-scenes perspective, we will speak firsthand with staff in leadership roles at every venue—directors, curators, etc.—learning about their goals, collections, and business models. Bring your enthusiasm, curiosity, and critical-thinking to this dynamic, interactive course. 

Each day we will meet at a different location, accessible by public transportation. Students are responsible for their own travel and may be required to pay entrance fees at select museums. All artists and art lovers are welcome. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Alice Cisternino

Course: ADS442                  24 Hours
$185 + $115 fee = $300; Non-MD residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34549           8 Sessions    R
2/21-4/18       1-4 p.m. 
No class 3/14

 

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: Ronald Collé

Course: ADS423                  25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34537           10 Sessions W
2/6-4/17         7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34536                       10 Sessions S
2/9-4/20         10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 3/16

   

NEW! Media Appreciation (co-listed)
Mass media drenches our daily lives, yet few people understand its impact. Discover how media is used as a powerful tool for information, persuasion, and social effect. Discuss the messaging delivered by mass-media outlets through the windows of aesthetics, economics, and sociology. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART066                  37.5 Hours
Co-listed with TVRA134

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34601           30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         9:30-10:45 a.m. 
No class 3/12, 3/14

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34602                       30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 
No class 3/12, 3/14

 

Color Theory and Application (co-listed)
The expressive, symbolic, decorative, and aesthetic aspects of color will be introduced. Investigate color theories and solutions to a variety of problems using color as a tool. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART027                  75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT125

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34579           29 Sessions M,W
1/28-5/13       12-2:55 p.m. 
No class 3/11, 3/13

 

Art History I (co-listed)
Discover the architecture, painting, sculpture, and artifacts of 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

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34563           30 Sessions M,W
1/23-5/13       10-11:15 a.m.
No class 3/11, 3/13

 

Art History II (co-listed)
Analyze major trends in architecture, painting, and sculpture in Western civilization. Explore art movements from the Renaissance through the 20th century, 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 

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34570           30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         12-1:15 p.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14

CRN#: 34569                       30 Sessions M,W
1/23-5/13       3-4:15 p.m. 
No class 3/11, 3/13

 

Survey of African Art (co-listed)
Discover the art and culture of major African regions. This course emphasizes architecture, sculpture, painting, crafts, and performance. Explore cross-cultural and outside influences, religion, philosophy, and everyday life as they relate to the art of various African peoples. This course includes field trips to museums and galleries. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART013                  37.5 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT270

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34571           15 Sessions F
1/25-5/10       11 a.m.-1:40 p.m.
No class 3/15

 

History of Renaissance Art (co-listed)
A survey and analysis of painting, sculpture, and architecture in Italy from the 14th through the 16th centuries. This course encompasses the origin of the Renaissance and the specific contributions of the great Italian cities of Florence, Padua, Pisa, Rome, Siena, and Venice, and emphasizes the achievements of its finest artists, including Alberti, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Giotto, Masaccio, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, and Leonardo da Vinci. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART036                  37.5 hours
Co-listed with ARTT275

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

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

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DRAWING

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: Peter Halsey (Germantown), Kaltoum Maroufi Colle (Takoma)

Each workshop is 3 hours
Cost per workshop: $22 + $18 fee = $40; NMR add $30

Drawing Workshop 1: Drawing Basics
Learn basic drawing techniques using pencil, graphite, and tortillons. This workshop is geared toward optimizing use of materials. Theme illustrated: fruit (still life). 
Course: ADS405

Germantown Campus
CRN#: 34517           1 Session      T
2/19                6:30-9:30 p.m.

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34516                       1 Session      S
2/16                1-4 p.m.

Drawing Workshop 2: Inks
Draw from observation using ink (nibs and/or ballpoint and fountain pens) and learn to optimize the use of hatching and cross-hatching. Theme illustrated: books and vase. 
Course: ADS406

Germantown Campus
CRN#: 34519           1 Session      T
2/26                6:30-9:30 p.m.

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34518                       1 Session      S
2/23                1-4 p.m.

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

Germantown Campus
CRN#: 34521           1 Session      T
3/5                  6:30-9:30 p.m.

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34520                       1 Session      S
3/2                  1-4 p.m.

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

Germantown Campus
CRN#: 34523           1 Session      T
3/19                6:30-9:30 p.m.

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34522                       1 Session      S
3/9                  1-4 p.m.

Drawing Workshop 5: Color Pencils and Pastels
Learn basic drawing techniques using colored pencils and pastels. Theme illustrated: portrait (from a printed document). 
Course: ADS409

Germantown Campus
CRN#: 34525           1 Session      T
3/26                6:30-9:30 p.m.

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34524                       1 Session      S
3/23                1-4 p.m.

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

Germantown Campus
CRN#: 34527           1 Session      T
4/2                  6:30-9:30 p.m.

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34526                       1 Session      S
3/30                1-4 p.m.

Drawing Workshop 7: Portraiture
Discover 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

Germantown Campus
CRN#: 34529           1 Session      T
4/9                  6:30-9:30 p.m.

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34528                       1 Session      S
4/6                  1-4 p.m.

Drawing Workshop 8: Family or Friend Portrait
Discover or revisit the 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

Germantown Campus
CRN#: 34531           1 Session      T
4/16                6:30-9:30 p.m.

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34530                       1 Session      S
4/13                1-4 p.m.

 

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. Explore various techniques, including graphite, pens, and ink. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS039                  25 Hours
$182 + $123 fee = $305; Non-MD residents add $160

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34481           10 Sessions F
2/8-4/19         5-7:30 p.m. 
No class 3/15
Instructor: Holly Trout

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34480                       10 Sessions M
2/4-4/15         7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/11
Instructor: Peter Halsey

 

Drawing I (co-listed)
Explore methods, materials, and drawing techniques using graphite, charcoal, and ink. Gain confidence in learning to “see” and record experiences on paper. No prior drawing experience necessary. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART032                  75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT100

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34580           15 Sessions S
1/26-5/11       9 a.m.-2:40 p.m. 
No class 3/16

 

NEW! Composition in Alternative Media
Break the barriers of traditional media! Learn to think outside the box of pencils, and delve into mark making with everyday materials that make their home in hardware stores, kitchens, or nature. Using these non-traditional tools, explore composition from the ground up. Develop the narrative of your image using design elements like rhythm and abstraction, and learn to work large-scale! Open to all experience levels. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Peter Halsey

Course: ADS455                  25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34557           10 Sessions W
2/6-4/17         7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13

 

Cartooning Studio
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. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Jamie Noguchi

Course: ADS379                  25 Hours
$187 + $118 fee = $305; Non-MD residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34502           10 Sessions R
2/7-4/18         10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 3/14

 

Children's Book Illustration
Have you ever wondered what it takes to illustrate a children’s book? Learn about visual storytelling, the layout and design of children’s books, and the process of conceptualizing a picture book from start to finish. Choose a story to work with, create a storyboard, and work on a book "dummy." We will look at examples and discuss composition, drawing and painting methods, and how to pitch to publishers or self-publish. Note: though you will be drawing, this is not a drawing class. The focus is on illustrating a story, as opposed to drawing an illustration. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Rebecca Solow

Course: ADS449                  25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34553           10 Sessions W
2/6-4/17         7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13

 

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. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Holly Trout

Course: ADS339                  25 Hours
$180 + $105 fee = $285; Non-MD residents add $140

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34493           10 Sessions R
2/7-4/18         4-6:30 p.m. 
No class 3/14

 

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. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Peter Halsey

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34495           10 Sessions M
2/4-4/15         3-5:30 p.m. 
No class 3/11

 

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. No model fees. Prerequisite: ADS039 Intro to Drawing, ART032 Drawing I, or equivalent experience. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Timothy Magenta

Course: ADS214                  20 Hours
$187 + $118 fee = $305; Non-MD residents add $160

Germantown Campus
CRN#: 34659           8 Sessions    M
2/18-4/15       7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/11

 

Figure Drawing I (co-listed)
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

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34573           30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         6-8:40 p.m. 
No class 3/12, 3/14

CRN#: 34572                       30 Sessions M,W
1/23-5/13       12-2:40 p.m. 
No class 3/11, 3/13

 

Two-Dimensional Design (co-listed)
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

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34581           30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         11 a.m.-1:40 p.m. 
No class 3/12, 3/14

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PAINTING

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

Course: ADS401                  25 Hours
$187 + $118 fee = $305; Non-MD residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34510                       10 Sessions F
2/8-4/19         3:30-6 p.m.
No class 3/15

 

Acrylic Painting: Introduction
Explore the amazing medium of acrylic paints! Acrylic is the dominant painting medium of the 20th century, used by artists like Rothko, Warhol, and Hockney. 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. This course is designed for new artists and those who have never explored acrylics in depth. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Rozeal Brown

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34532           10 Sessions W
2/6-4/17         9-11:30 a.m.
No class 3/13

 

Acrylic Painting: Intermediate
Further your exploration of acrylic painting, the dominant painting medium of the 20th century and today. Advance your technical and conceptual skills by creating representational, abstract, and non-objective paintings. Explore the use of a variety of acrylic media as well as mixing, surface preparation, and application strategies. Prerequisite: ADS414 Intro to acrylic painting or equivalent experience. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Rozeal Brown

Course: ADS457                  25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34735           10 Sessions R
2/7-4/18         12-2:30 p.m.
No class 3/14

 

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. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS350                  25 Hours
$187 + $118 fee = $305; Non-MD residents add $160

Germantown Campus
CRN#: 34500           10 Sessions W
2/6-4/17         10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13
Instructor: Hyunsuk Erickson

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34498                       10 Sessions M
2/4-4/15         9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 
No class 3/11
Instructor: Wendelin Daniels

CRN#: 34499                       10 Sessions S
2/9-4/20         9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 
No class 3/16
Instructor: Wendelin Daniels

 

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; a palette; tubes of watercolor paint; brushes; and a container for water. Prerequisite: ADS350 Beginning Watercolor or equivalent experience. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Wendelin Daniels

Course: ADS349                  25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34496           10 Sessions M
2/4-4/15         1-3:30 p.m. 
No class 3/11

CRN#: 34497                       10 Sessions W
2/6-4/17         1-3:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13

 

Aqueous Media and Collage
Learn to create collages using aqueous media (watercolor) as a unifying tool. Conceptualize and assemble compositions related to mythology, symbolism, fantasy, personal iconography, whimsical, and/or spiritual themes. Gain experience using design principles and elements of art to create a unified piece. There is no limit on the combined use of aqueous media: we will incorporate found objects, pen and ink, magazine clippings, colored and watercolor pencils; acrylic paints, pastel, pencil, and discarded paintings. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Wendelin Daniels

Course: ADS431                  12.5 Hours
$95 + $65 fee = $160; Non-MD residents add $120

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34542           5 Sessions    W
2/6-3/6           9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

CRN#: 34543                       5 Sessions    W
3/20-4/17       9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

 

Chinese Brush Painting: Flowers, Birds and Landscape
Learn the foundational strokes and principles of composition for Chinese painting using brushes, sumi-e ink, and Chinese watercolors to paint on rice paper. Subjects include the classical "Four Gentlemen" (bamboo, orchid, plum, and chrysanthemums), daffodil with bees, cherry blossom with bird, and iris with chick and other insects and birds. Upon completion of this course, students will complete a painting for each subject. Chinese painting wet mount will be taught at the end of class. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Amy Quach

Course: ADS403                  25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160

Germantown Campus
CRN#: 34513           10 Sessions M
2/4-4/15         10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 3/11

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34514                       10 Sessions W
2/6-4/17         10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34512                       10 Sessions T
2/5-4/16         10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 3/12

 

Painting Workshop: Chinese Po-Mo Painting
Po-Mo painting is a freestyle Chinese painting technique. Play with colors and learn Po-Mo techniques, which involve working wet-on-wet with watercolor and ink. Students will create two paintings by the end of class. Open to all levels. Tuition includes all supplies to complete two paintings. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Amy Quach

Course: ADS432                  5 Hours
$37 + $28 fee = $65; Non-MD residents add $50

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34544           1 Session      S
4/20                1-6 p.m.

 

NEW! Figure Painting
Learn to paint the human figure from live models! Using oil paints, discover the process of building up the canvas to accurately and evocatively depict the human body on canvas. Explore alla prima oil painting, the process of painting wet over wet paint and its application in figurative painting. Prerequisite: ADS401 Intro to Oil Painting or equivalent experience. Basic drawing skills recommended. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: David Ibata

Course: ADS458                  25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34736           10 Sessions S
2/9-4/20         1-3:30 p.m. 
No class 3/16

 

Landscape Painting
Explore the landscape as a means of expressing our contemporary world via realism and 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. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Kaltoum Maroufi-Colle

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34503           10 Sessions W
2/6-4/17         4-6:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13

 

Plein Air Urban Painting
Explore the vibrant downtown areas of DC and learn to paint the urban landscape. You are encouraged to work in the painting medium of your choice. Expand your critical thinking through the challenge of painting in outdoor urban environments where people are walking, light is shifting, and focus is of the utmost importance in conveying a representational scene. Prerequisite: ADS401 Intro to Oil Painting, ADS414 Intro to Acrylic Painting, or equivalent. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: David Ibata

Course: ADS453                  15 Hours
$110 + $85 fee = $195; Non-MD residents add $120

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34661           5 Sessions    R
3/21-4/18       12-3 p.m.

 

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. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Kaltoum Maroufi-Colle

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34494           10 Sessions S
2/9-4/20         9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 
No class 3/16

 

Painting I (co-listed)
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

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34578           30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         12-2:40 p.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14

   

Painting II (co-listed)
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

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34577           30 Sessions M,W
1/23-5/13       12-2:40 p.m. 
No class 3/11, 3/13

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GRAPHIC DESIGN & DIGITAL ARTS

Free Mac OSX Crash Course
Take this free class if you are unfamiliar with Mac computers or need to brush up on your skills. All of our graphic design and digital arts classes are taught on Macintosh computers with the OSX operating system. This class is open to anyone at any skill level. Take it to prepare for another course or by itself. It's free and has no restrictions! 
Instructor: Christina Arellano

Course: ADS430                  3 Hours
$0 + $0 fee = $0; Non-MD residents add $0

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34540           1 Session      S
1/26                2:30-5:30 p.m.

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34541                       1 Session      S
1/26                9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

 

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. No prior knowledge of computer applications is required to take this course. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

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

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34492           10 Sessions M
2/4-4/15         3:30-6 p.m. 
No class 3/11
Instructor: Anne Chandra

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34491                       10 Sessions M
2/4-4/15         7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/11
Instructor: Karin Rodney-Haapala

 

Introduction to Graphic Design Concepts
Learn to create a graphic design project from start to finish. In this topic-driven class, you will research, generate ideas and content, and come up with a strategy and visual concepts to make your message meaningful. Projects will incorporate typographic treatments, layouts, color theory, and generation of digital imagery using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Prerequisite: ADS319: Introduction to Graphic Design Software or a basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

Topic: Design for Social Justice
Design a campaign based on a social, human rights, or environmental issue of your choice. Campaign will include elements such as a poster, advertisement, web banner, and branding. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Anne Chandra

Course: ADS435                  25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34547           10 Sessions M
2/4-4/15         7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/11

 

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: ADS430 Free Mac OSX Crash Course, ADS 319 Intro to Graphic Design Software, or experience using Mac computers. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Jerry Truong

Course: ADS197                  25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34483           8 Sessions    M
2/18-4/15       6:30-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/11

 

NEW! InDesign
Discover InDesign, Adobe’s powerful layout program that compliments Photoshop and Illustrator. Learn to create layouts for magazines, books, and more! Work with your own and supplied photos, graphics, and text. By the end of the class, you will be able to create your own page layouts and export them as printer-ready documents. Bring a flash drive (at least 4GB) to the first class. Prerequisite: ADS430 Mac OSX Crash Course, ADS319 Intro to Graphic Design Software, or experience using Mac computers. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Anne Chandra

Course: ADS210                  25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34487           10 Sessions R
2/7-4/18         7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/14

 

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. Prerequisite: ADS430 Free Mac OSX Crash Course, ADS 319 Intro to Graphic Design Software, or experience using Mac computers. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

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

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34484           10 Sessions R
2/7-4/18         3-5:30 p.m. 
No class 3/14
Instructor: Sean McCormick

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34485                       8 Sessions    T
2/19-4/16       6:30-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/12
Instructor: Jerry Truong

 

NEW! Photoshop II
Continue your exploration of Adobe Photoshop CC with a focus on the development of intriguing visual solutions to real-world creative projects. Investigate creative photo techniques, layer and text management, digital photography, transferring electronic media to print, preparation of web images, and image archiving and management. Prerequisite: ADS198 Photoshop I or equivalent experience. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Sean McCormick

Course: ADS199                  25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34486           10 Sessions R
2/7-4/18         7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/14

 

Infographics and Data Visualization
Tell the story of your data with infographics, dynamic visual interpretations of data. Learn when to use infographics, what makes a good infographic effective, and how to design an infographic for maximum impact. Explore data visualization and practice creating visualizations like maps, charts, flow charts, and simple drawings. In this project-centered course you’ll learn how to choose fonts and color, create a background image, and best display different kinds of data. Your finished infographics will reflect your command of design elements such as typography, color, and structure. Prerequisite: ADS319 Intro to Graphic Design Software, ADS197 Illustrator I, or experience with Adobe Illustrator. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Anne Chandra

Course: ADS420                  25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34534           10 Sessions W
2/6-4/17         7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13

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INTERIOR DESIGN

NEW!  Interior Design I (co-listed)
Discover the relationship of people to their environment! Explore the design process necessary to create functional, aesthetic interior spaces, then use drafting instruments to translate design concepts into completed projects. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART063                  75 Hours
Co-listed with IDES100 & IDES100L

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34777           30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         9-11:40 a.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14

 

NEW!  Interiors: Design Principles (co-listed)
Learn to apply art theory to interior design. Explore design elements like color, space, texture, line, lighting, sound, and form in two- and three-dimensional spaces. Use these tools to create elevations, plans, and interior models. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART064                  75 Hours
Co-listed with IDES101 & IDES101L

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34778           30 Sessions M, W
1/21-5/8         9-11:40 a.m.
No class 3/11, 3/13

 

NEW!  Interiors: Technical Drawing and Drafting (co-listed)
Drawing is the foundation for communication in interior design. Learn basic drawing and drafting techniques, and discover how they can be used to accurately communicate design concepts. Use drafting tools to complete two- and three-dimensional drawings, as well as freehand sketches. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART065                  75 Hours
Co-listed with IDES110  IDES110L

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34779           30 Sessions M, W
1/21-5/8         6:30-9:10 p.m. 
No class 3/11, 3/13

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PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO

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.
Instructor: Jerry Truong

Course: ADS318                  15 Hours
$150 + $100 fee = $250; Non-MD residents add $140

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34489           5 Sessions    W
2/6-3/6           6:30-9:30 p.m.

CRN#: 34488                       5 Sessions    S
3/23-4/20       9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

   

Digital Photography, Introduction (co-listed)
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 & PHOT161L

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Distance Learning
CRN#: 35333           15 Sessions W
1/23-5/13       7-9 p.m
No class 3/13

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34598           15 Sessions S
1/26-5/11       8 a.m.-12:40 p.m
No class 3/16

 

Digital Photography: Intermediate
Continue building your digital photography skills with further explorations of subject matter, lighting, and photo manipulation. Delve into new tools and techniques like RAW file processing, file management systems, and studio lighting techniques. Student will work both in the studio and on location. Prerequisite: ADS318 Digital Photography or equivalent experience. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Jerry Truong

Course: ADS441                  15 Hours
$150 + $100 fee = $250; Non-MD residents add $140

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34548           5 Sessions    W
3/20-4/17       6:30-9:30 p.m.

 

Mobile Phone Photography
Unlock the power of your smartphone's camera. Learn the apps, settings, composition techniques, and content that work best with smartphones. We’ll look at the smartphone as a photographic tool and examine contemporary and historic artists. Learn to create, edit, and critique high-quality images taken with your phone (you may also use a point-and-shoot or DSLR for shooting). Students of all levels welcome. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Jerry Truong

Course: ADS398                  12.5 Hours
$97 + $63 fee = $160; Non-MD residents add $120

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34509           5 Sessions    S
2/9-3/9           9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

 

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

Course: ADS424                  12.5 Hours
$97 + $63 fee = $160; Non-MD residents add $120

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34538           5 Sessions    S
2/9-3/9           1-3:30 p.m.

 

Smartphone Audio Production
In the world of video production, sound comes first. A viewer will forgive a shaky camera, but will immediately turn off a video if the sound is bad. In this course, you will learn to use equipment, procedures, and techniques to create quality audio for your smartphone videos. Topics include how to mic for an interview; simple audio sweetening in Adobe Audition; and creating, mixing, and editing audio files. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Biljana Milenkovic

Course: ADS451                  12.5 Hours
$95 + $65 fee = $160; Non-MD residents add $120

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34555           5 Sessions    S
3/23-4/20       1-3:30 p.m.

 

Video Editing (co-listed)
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 & TVRA140L

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34592           15 Sessions W
1/23-5/8         6:15-10:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34593                       30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         1-3:15 p.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14

   

Video Editing Part I: Premiere Pro Basics
Use Adobe Premiere Pro CC to edit digital videos for artistic, commercial, educational, and personal use. Learn basic editing techniques, use of the title tool, layering videos, mixing sound, moving clips, and exporting your finished product. Please bring a 500GB+ USB3.0 external hard drive, headphones with a 3.5 mm jack, and your MyMC login to the first class. Prerequisite: ADS430 Free Mac OSX Crash Course, ADS 319 Intro to Graphic Design Software, or experience using Mac computers. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS391                  13.5 Hours
$102 + $68 fee = $170; Non-MD residents add $120

Germantown
CRN#: 35332           5 Sessions    W
3/20-4/17       5-7:45 p.m.
Instructor: Sowbhagyalakshmi Areke

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34505           5 Sessions    M,W,S
2/4-2/13         6:30-9:15 p.m.(M,W)
                      9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.(S - 2/9 only)
Instructor: Christina Arellano

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34506                       5 Sessions    S
2/9-3/9           9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Instructor: Biljana Milenkovic

 

Video Editing Part II: Incorporating AfterEffects
Learn how to integrate Adobe AfterEffects into your digital video editing toolkit. In this intermediate-level course, you will use the interface, explore layering in Compositions, and learn special effects like tracking and blurring. Please bring a 500GB+ USB3.0 external hard drive, headphones with a 3.5 mm jack, and your MyMC login to the first class. Prerequisite: ADS391 Video Editing Part I or basic knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro CC; and ADS430 Free Mac OSX Crash Course, ADS 319 Intro to Graphic Design Software, or experience using Mac computers. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS392                  13.5 Hours
$102 + $68 fee = $170; Non-MD residents add $120

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34507           5 Sessions    M,W,S
2/18-2/27       6:30-9:15 p.m.(M,W)
                      9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.(S - 2/23 only)
Instructor: Christina Arellano

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34508                       5 Sessions    S
3/23-4/20       9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Instructor: Biljana Milenkovic

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PRINTMAKING

Linocut Printmaking
Learn to create prints using the technique of linoleum cutting. You will begin by creating a design, then transfer it to a sheet of linoleum, carve it, roll it with ink, and print it. Students will learn the tools and techniques of the process, including printing with and without a press. By the end of class, you will create an edition of prints. No prior experience necessary. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Jun Lee

Course: ADS448                  15 Hours
$75 + $80 fee = $155; Non-MD residents add $120

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34552           6 Sessions    M
3/18-4/22       7-9:30 p.m.

 

NEW! Serigraphy (co-listed)
Explore the dynamic art of screenprinting! From posters to t-shirts, serigraphy is the most ubiquitous printmaking process in use today. Learn the materials and techniques of screenprinting, including various type of stencils and resists. Complete multiple projects, including multicolor prints using multiple screens. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART050                  75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT233

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34591           15 Sessions F
1/25-5/10       9 a.m.-2:40 p.m.
No class 3/15

 

Intaglio Printing (co-listed)
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
$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34583           30 Sessions M,W
1/23-5/13       1-3:40 p.m. 
No class 3/11, 3/13

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34582                       30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         1-3:40 p.m. 
No class 3/12, 3/14

 

Printmaking: Lithography (co-listed)
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

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34595           30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         1-3:40 p.m. 
No class 3/12, 3/14

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34597                       30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         9-11:40 a.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14

 

World Woodcut and Relief Traditions (co-listed)
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

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34594           30 Sessions M,W
1/23-5/13       9:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. 
No class 3/11, 3/13

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SCULPTURE & CERAMICS

NEW! Performance Art
Create your own performances in the tradition of artists like Marina Abramović, Yoko Ono, and Matthew Barney. Performance art uses the human body as a medium, often creating works that critique or interpret cultural phenomena. Through daily performance exercises, videos, and lectures, learn what it takes to build a dynamic and compelling performance. By the end of the course, you will complete your own final performance. All experience levels welcome!
Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Artist in Residence Julia Betts

Course: ADS454                  12.5 Hours
$97 + $63 fee = $160; Non-MD residents add $120

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34556           5 Sessions    M
3/18-4/15       4-6:30 p.m.

 

Ceramic Tile Design
Explore the traditions of ceramic tile design, beginning with pattern design strategies from a variety of cultural traditions. We will create multiple patterning projects, leading us to the on-glaze ceramic painting process of maiolica, a brightly colorful, low-fire glaze process. We will also explore other low-fire methods such as fired-on ceramic decals, building up a rich layered surface. Working with six-inch bisque tiles and plate forms, use ceramic painting methods to create a variety of tile- and plate-based projects which may be integrated into formats including trivets, framed tile paintings, and table-tops. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Robert Devers

Course: ADS434                  25 Hours
$187 + $118 fee = $305; Non-MD residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34546           10 Sessions W
2/6-4/17         10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 3/13

 

Three-Dimensional Design (co-listed)
Study and use 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

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34590           30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         9-11:40 a.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14

 

Sculpture I (co-listed)
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

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34576           30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         9-11:40 a.m
No class 3/12, 3/14

CRN#: 34575                       30 Sessions M,W
1/23-5/13       1-3:40 p.m. 
No class 3/11, 3/13

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34574                       30 Sessions M,W
1/23-5/13       1-3:40 p.m
No class 3/11, 3/13

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CRAFTS

Mixed Media Crafts
Explore the fundamentals of crafts such as weaving, basketmaking, papermaking, and bookmaking by creating your own craft projects. Learn the essentials of surface design, materials, methods, and craft. Discover the cultural origins and modern applications of traditional crafts. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Wanjin Kim

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34533           10 Sessions    T
2/5-4/16         4-6:30 p.m. 
No class 3/12

 

NEW! Sewing: Introduction
Are you interested in sewing but don’t know how to get started? Learn foundational sewing skills that will aid you in future projects. Practice the basics of hand sewing and the essentials of using a sewing machine. Learn to read and follow a pattern in order to create a final product such as a bag, hat, apron, or stuffed animal. This course is ideal for beginners with no formal sewing experience. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Bridget Egan

Course: ADS456                  12.5 Hours
$95 + $65 fee = $160; Non-MD residents add $120

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34662           5 Sessions    R
3/21-4/18       7-9:30 p.m.

 

NEW! Costuming: From Concept to Pattern
Explore the process of costume design! Through projects, lectures, independent research, and group critiques, develop your understanding of character design, psychology of clothing, and pattern. Learn to create costumes based on written descriptions, characters, and narratives. Create finished costume drawings by applying color theory, principles of design, and your own creativity! Then discover how to turn those drawings into sewing patterns ready for manufacture. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Timothy Magenta

Course: PFA045                  25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34639           10 Sessions W
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 design and creation of an original art doll. Learn construction methods for assembling an original 16–18” costumed doll. Begin with rough design concepts and proportional figure sketching, continuing to the construction of a wire armature, hard sculpting doll’s head and hands, soft-sculpting doll’s body, and sewing the doll’s costume. Prerequisite: ADS456 Sewing: Introduction or basic hand sewing skills. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Wendelin Daniels

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34501           10 Sessions F
2/8-4/19         10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
No class 3/15

 

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 dolls' 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 original doll. Please bring your doll to the first class. Prerequisite: ADS456 Sewing: Introduction or basic hand sewing skills. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only. 
Instructor: Wendelin Daniels

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34515           10 Sessions F
2/8-4/19         1:30-4 p.m. 
No class 3/15

 

Paper Crafts
Explore a variety of paper crafts projects that build upon one another into creative expressions of 2-D and 3-D design. We will begin with cut-paper traditions looking at a variety of cultures as examples. Explore processes such as mixed media collage, pop-up cards, paper banners of papel picado, origami techniques, paper lanterns and lamps, and hanging sculptures and mobiles. Students may also select individual paper projects to create as we share our ideas and sources of inspiration. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Robert Devers

Course: ADS433                  25 Hours
$187 + $118 fee = $305; Non-MD residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34545           10 Sessions M
2/4-4/15         10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 3/11

 

Papermaking and Bookmaking
Experience the traditional papermaking process from plant to sheet to book. Learn to gather, cook, and beat a variety of plant fibers from the garden. Then go on to create a selection of samples, sheets, and books showcasing the fibers' unique colors and textures. Open to all skill levels. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Wanjin Kim

Course: ADS450                  25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-MD residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34554           10 Sessions R
2/7-4/18         1-3:30 p.m. 
No class 3/14

 

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. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Holly Trout

Course: ADS339                  25 Hours
$180 + $105 fee = $285; Non-MD residents add $140

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34493           10 Sessions R
2/7-4/18         4-6:30 p.m. 
No class 3/14

 

Stained Glass: Introduction
Create your own stained glass panel using the Tiffany method! Learn how to design your pattern, choose colors, cut and grind glass, and solder glass together. By the end of the class, you will complete one stained glass panel. No prior experience needed. Students must bring a pencil and ruler to the first class; any other drawing tools optional. Instructor: David Baxter. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: David Baxter

Course: ADS446                  12.5 Hours
$75 + $80 fee = $155; Non-MD residents add $120

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34550           5 Sessions    W
2/6-3/6           7-9:30 p.m.

CRN#: 34551                       5 Sessions    W
3/20-4/17       7-9:30 p.m.

 

Jewelry and Metalsmithing
Learn the fundamental techniques of small-scale metalsmithing and/or jewelry. This course is great for beginners and intermediate/advanced students to practice their skills. Specific projects and techniques vary from session to session based on instructor. Learn skills like sawing, surface enrichment, and soldering.

Topic: Containers
Learn to create containers with functioning lids. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS402                  35 Hours
$202 + $133 fee = $335; Non-MD residents add $160

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34511           7 Sessions    S
1/26-3/9         1-6 p.m.

 

Jewelry and Metalsmithing (co-listed)
This course provides a foundation in fabrication with sheet metals such as copper, brass, and silver. Students analyze historical, social and ethical aspects within jewelry and metalsmithing as they develop technical competency and explore material as an art form. Creative design and technical craftsmanship are emphasized. Techniques include: sawing, piercing, riveting, tabs, soldering, sleeved rings, hollow rings, and bezels. No prior experience required. If seats are full, enroll in ARTT245 for credit or audit. Sections are identical and co-listed. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART060                  75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT245

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34599           30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         1-3:40 p.m. 
No class 3/12, 3/14

 

Special Topics in Jewelry, Metalsmithing, and Craft
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.

Topic: Closures
Learn to fabricate a variety of clasps and closures. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ADS429                  35 Hours
$202 + $133 fee = $335; Non-MD residents add $160

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34539           7 Sessions    S
3/23-5/4         1-6 p.m.

 

Jewelry and Metalsmithing Practicum (co-listed)
This course is designed for students at the intermediate level. Students will continue to develop metalsmithing skills while engaging in concepts and critical inquiry within the field. Topics rotate each semester. See section notes. 
Prerequisite:  ARTT245, ARTT123 with metal emphasis, ADS402, or equivalent experience. If seats are full, enroll in ARTT255g for credit or audit. Sections are co-listed. 

Topic: Emphasis on Mechanisms and Movable parts
Students will learn to fabricate clasps, movable joints, die forms, hinges and lockets. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART067                  75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT256G

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34780           15 Sessions F
1/25-5/13       10 a.m.-3:40 p.m. 
No class 3/15

 

Crafts (co-listed)
Explore crafts such as metalry, weaving, enameling, ceramics, and textile design (see section notes for the topic of each class). Learn the fundamental techniques and uses of various materials, with an emphasis on design and craftsmanship. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART044                  75 Hours
Co-listed with ARTT123

$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 34588                       30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         9-11:40 a.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14
Topic: Metal forms and functional objects

CRN#: 34584                       30 Sessions M,W
1/23-5/13       9-11:40 a.m. 
No class 3/11, 3/13 
Topic: Laser cutting, 3D printing, and metal fabrication

CRN#: 34586                       30 Sessions M,W
1/23-5/13       1-3:40 p.m. 
No class 3/11, 3/13
Topic: Metal forms and functional objects

CRN#: 34587                       30 Sessions M,W
1/23-5/13       6:30-9:10 p.m. 
No class 3/11, 3/13
Topic: Metal surfacing and enameling

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34585                       30 Sessions T,R
1/22-5/9         9-11:40 a.m.
No class 3/12, 3/14
Topic: Multi-cultural exploration of craft traditions

 

Weaving and Textiles (co-listed)
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. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.

Course: ART045                  75 Hours
$384 + $133.80 fee = $517.80; Non-MD residents add $842.40

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 34589           15 Sessions F
1/25-5/10       9 a.m.-2:40 p.m.
No class 3/15

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