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Community Arts at Montgomery College

Summer 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

Art History, Theory, & Appreciation
Graphic Design & Digital Arts
Sculpture & Ceramics
Drawing
Film & Video
Crafts
Painting
Photography
 
Calligraphy
Printmaking 

ART HISTORY, THEORY, & APPRECIATION

Art in DC NEW
Let’s 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: Cisternino

Course: ADS442                    24 Hours
$185 + $110 fee = $295; Non-Md. residents add $140

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 44011  8 Sessions       R
5/31-7/26         1-4 p.m. 
No class 7/5

 

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#: 13679  15 Sessions     T,W,R
7/10-8/9           9-11:30 a.m.

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DRAWING

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.
Instructor: Halsey

Course: ADS039                    25 Hours
$185 + $115 fee = $300; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13637  10 Sessions     T
5/29-8/7           7-9:30 p.m. 
No class 7/3


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#: 44025  19 Sessions     M,T,W,R
5/29-6/28         5:30-9:30 p.m.

CRN#: 44024  19 Sessions     M,T,W,R
5/29-6/28         9 a.m.-1:05 p.m.

CRN#: 13681  20 Sessions     M,T,W,R
7/9-8/9             5:30-9:30 p.m.

CRN#: 13680  20 Sessions     M,T,W,R
7/9-8/9             9 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

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; NMR 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#: 43999                          6/9

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#: 44000                          6/16

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#: 44001                          6/23

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#: 44002                          6/30

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#: 13653                          7/7

Drawing Workshop 6: Watercolor
Learn basic watercolor techniques using monchrome tone or inks.  Learn to optimize the use of mixed media and wet techniques.  Theme illustrated: still life or simple object. 
Course: ADS410                    CRN#: 13654                          7/14

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#: 13656                          7/21

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#: 13657                          7/28

 

Cartooning Workshop: Extreme Expressions! NEW
From a sly wink to a sizzling glare, learn how to make your characters emote with such passion that your readers will be awestruck. Participants will learn how to effectively use the animation principle of squash and stretch to pull the most expression out of the faces of their characters without breaking them. And then break them. Open to all experience levels.
Instructor:Noguchi

Course: ADS440                    3 Hours
$20 + $15 fee = $35; Non-Md. residents add $30

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13667  1 Session         S
8/4                   1-4 p.m.

 

Cartooning Workshop: Action Anatomy NEW
Learn how to throw punches and land kicks that will leave a lasting impression on your audience. Topics covered will include choosing the best moment in an action to draw, emphasizing action without breaking your character, and where to find inspiration for dynamic action. Open to all experience levels.
Instructor:Noguchi

Course: ADS439                    3 Hours
$20 + $15 fee = $35; Non-Md. residents add $30

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13666  1 Session         S
8/11                 1-4 p.m.

 

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 + $115 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13659  10 Sessions     R
5/31-8/9           9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 
No class 7/5

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PAINTING

Painting Workshop: Chinese Po-Mo Painting NEW
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:Quach

Course: ADS432                    5 Hours
$35 + $25 fee = $60; Non-Md. residents add $50

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13663  1 Session         S
8/18                 1-6 p.m.

 

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#: 13658  10 Sessions     M
6/4-8/13           10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 7/2

 

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 + $115 fee = $300; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13649  10 Sessions     T
5/29-8/7           10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 7/3


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#: 44023  19 Sessions     M,T,W,R
5/29-6/28         9 a.m.-1:05 p.m.

 

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.
Instructor: Daniels

Course: ADS350                    25 Hours
$185 + $115 fee = $300; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13644  10 Sessions     S
6/2-8/11           9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 
No class 7/7

 

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. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Daniels

Course: ADS349                    25 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13643  10 Sessions     M
6/4-8/13           1-3:30 p.m. 
No class 7/2

 

Aqueous Media and Collage NEW
Learn to create collages using aqueous media (watercolor) as a unifying tool. Students will 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: Daniels

Course: ADS431                    12.5 Hours
$90 + $65 fee = $155; Non-Md. residents add $120

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 44006  4 Sessions       M
6/4-7/9             9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
No class 7/2

CRN#: 13662  5 Sessions       M
7/16-8/13         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 flowers, birds, animals and landscapes. 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: Quach

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13651  10 Sessions     T
5/29-8/7           10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 7/3

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 13650  10 Sessions     R
5/31-8/9           10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
No class 7/5

 

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 ma.terial 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: Maroufi-Colle.

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13647  10 Sessions     W
5/30-8/8           10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
No class 7/4

 

Painting: From Realism to Abstraction
Have you wanted to create an abstract painting, but didn’t know where to start? This course will provide you with the skills to do just that! You will learn how to abstract a realistic image using concepts such as contrast, shape modification, changeover lines, and geometric form. From there, you will create an abstracted image from a drawing, a photo, or a painting of your choice. Emphasis will be on composition, balance, use of line, distortion, simplification, color, and the expressive and emotional nature of the image. The supply list will be available at the first class. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Chandra

Course: ADS360                    25 Hours
$195 + $115 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13645  10 Sessions     F
6/1-8/10           10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
No class 7/6

 

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: Brown

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13642  10 Sessions     T
5/29-8/7           1:30-4 p.m. 
No class 7/3

 

Immersion Workshops: Painting Topics NEW
Immerse yourself! In this one-week intensive, local star David Ibata teaches alla prima (wet-on-wet) oil painting. Learn this technique while painting directly from life on LARGE canvases. This class is geared toward professionals and highly experienced amateurs. Prerequisite: at least three college-level classes in painting.

Course: ADS437                    30 Hours
$300 + $100 fee = $400; Non-Md. residents add $225

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13665  5 Sessions       M,T,W,R,F
7/9-7/13           10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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CALLIGRAPHY

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

Course: ADS428                    12.5 Hours
$95 + $60 fee = $155; Non-Md. residents add $120
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

Session 1: Picture-Writing: Hieroglyphics, Cuneiform, Word Art
Mankind’s prehistoric invention of writing was a long struggle. Grammar in speech was influenced by attempts to document ideas, wishes, and dreams: a culture’s writing affected how they spoke and thought. Explore pictures, word signs, and letter forms from ancient civilizations of Middle Eastern Mesopotamia and Egypt. Draw and paint using pictures that spell words—the oldest syllabaries and alphabet signs in the world. No prior experience necessary.

CRN#: 44004  5 Sessions       W
5/30-6/27         9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Session 2: Modern Illumination Capitals
Come and create a story within a fanciful and lively handmade alphabet! Students are guided in developing their own concise, visually dynamic illuminated letters. Beginning with a story, you will sketch out pictures and elements, combining and coloring them to create text that also serves as an illustration.

CRN#: 13660  5 Sessions       W
7/11-8/8           9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

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GRAPHIC DESIGN & DIGITAL ARTS

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

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 44005  1 Session         S
5/26                 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.
Instructor: Chandra

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13640  10 Sessions     W
5/30-8/8           7-9:30 p.m.
No class 7/4

 

Introduction to Graphic Design Concepts NEW
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.
Instructor: Chandra

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.

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 44009  10 Sessions     T,R
5/29-6/28         7-9:30 p.m.

 

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. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Truong

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

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 43993  5 Sessions       W
5/30-6/27         1-6 p.m.

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13638  9 Sessions       M
6/11-8/6           6:30-9:30 p.m. 
No class 7/2

 

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
$496 + $167.20 fee = $663.20; Non-Md. residents add $1084.80

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13683  20 Sessions     M,T,W,R
7/9-8/9 1-5:10 p.m.

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FILM & VIDEO

Video Editing Part I: Premiere Pro Basics
Introductory course in using Adobe Premiere 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. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Arellano

Course: ADS391                    13.5 Hours
$100 + $65 fee = $165; Non-Md. residents add $120

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 43996  5 Sessions       T,R,S
5/29-6/7           6:30-8:45 p.m.(T,R)
                        9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.(S)

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13648  5 Sessions       W
7/11-8/8           6:30-9:45 p.m. 
No class 8/8

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

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 44093  19 Sessions     M,T,W,R
5/29-6/28         1:30-3:30 p.m.

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 44094  19 Sessions     M,T,W,R
5/29-6/28         10 a.m.-12 p.m.

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PHOTOGRAPHY

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
$150 + $100 fee = $250; Non-Md. residents add $140

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 43995  5 Sessions       W
5/30-6/27         6:30-9:30 p.m.
Instructor: McCormick

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 43994  5 Sessions       T
5/29-6/26         6:30-9:30 p.m.
Instructor: Truong

CRN#: 13639  5 Sessions       R
7/12-8/9           6:30-9:30 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

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 44027  15 Sessions     T,R
5/29-7/17         6-10:55 p.m.

CRN#: 44026  15 Sessions     T,R
5/29-7/17         12-4:55 p.m.

 

Digital Photography: Intermediate NEW
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: Truong

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13668  5 Sessions       T
7/10-8/7           6:30-9:30 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.
Instructor: Truong

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 43997  5 Sessions       W
5/30-6/27         7-9:30 p.m.

 

Special Topics in Photography: Darkroom Photography I
Are you ready to develop your own black-and-white film? Have a camera, but don’t know what to do with the film once you’re done shooting? Or maybe it’s been a while since you were in a darkroom and you need a refresher? This is the class for you. Black-and-white film and the darkroom are at the heart of many of 20th-century photographers’ most enduring works. This is your opportunity to rediscover and reclaim these time-honored skills for your own and learn how black-and-white film and darkroom skills can enhance the work you create digitally. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: McCormick

Course: ADS422                    15 Hours
$185 + $125 fee = $310; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 44003  5 Sessions       R
5/31-6/28         6:30-9:30 p.m.

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PRINTMAKING

Immersion Workshops: Printmaking Topics NEW
Immerse yourself! These one-week intensive workshops allow you to focus entirely on learning a new skill. Each workshop is led by a well-known professional in her or his field. This class is geared toward professionals and highly experienced amateurs. Prerequisite: at least three college-level classes in printmaking. Note: Dates subject to change. Check back here for updates.

Course: ADS436                    30 Hours
$300 + $100 fee = $400; Non-Md. residents add $225

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13664  5 Sessions       M,T,W,R,F
8/6-8/10         10 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

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#: 13682  20 Sessions     M,T,W,R
7/9-8/9             1:15-5 p.m.

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SCULPTURE & CERAMICS

Ceramic Tile Design NEW
Explore the traditions of ceramic tile designs, beginning with pattern design strategies from a variety of cultural traditions. We will create a variety of 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, students will 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: Devers

Course: ADS434                    25 Hours
$185 + $115 fee = $300; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 44008  10 Sessions     T,R
5/29-6/28         1:30-4 p.m.


Immersion Workshops: Ceramics Topics NEW
Immerse yourself! These one-week intensive workshops allow you to focus entirely on learning a new skill. Each workshop is led by a well-known professional in her or his field. This class is geared toward professionals and highly experienced amateurs. Prerequisite: at least three college-level classes in ceramics. Note: Dates subject to change. Check back here for updates.

Course: ADS438                    30 Hours
$300 + $100 fee = $400; Non-Md. residents add $225

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 44010  5 Sessions       M,T,W,R,F
Dates TBA             10 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

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#: 44022  14 Sessions     M,T,W
5/29-6/27         9 a.m.-2:25 p.m.

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CRAFTS

Paper Crafts NEW
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 cultural traditions as examples. Projects may include mixed media collage, pop-up cards, paper banners of papel picado, origami techniques, paper lanterns and lamps, as well as 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: Devers

Course: ADS433                    25 Hours
$185 + $115 fee = $300; Non-Md. residents add $160

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 44007  10 Sessions     T,R
5/29-6/28         10 a.m.-12:30 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
$170 + $95 fee = $265; Non-Md. residents add $140

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13641  10 Sessions     W
5/30-8/8           1:30-4 p.m.
No class 7/4

 

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. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Daniels

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13646  10 Sessions     F
6/1-8/10           10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
No class 7/6

 

The Art Doll: Costumes and Accessories
Bring your one-of-a-kind art doll 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 one-of-a-kind art doll or original reborn/repainted doll to the very first class. Basic hand sewing is a prerequisite for this class. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Daniels

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

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13652  10 Sessions     F
6/1-8/10           1:30-4 p.m. 
No class 7/6

 

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. Learn to how pierce, saw, texture and fabricate metal sheet or wire by soldering. Projects will be focused on brooches including pin mechanisms such as posts, fibula, and various styles of tension pins. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Toporski

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

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 43998  6 Sessions       F
6/1-7/6             10 a.m.-3:50 p.m.

 

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. This course will focus on the Hydraulic Press tool. Students will learn how to create 2 sided dies to create matching forms, steel dies for punching out multiples, and learn what else this tool can do. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor: Romano

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

Rockville Campus
CRN#: 13661  6 Sessions       F
7/13-8/17         10 a.m.-3:50 p.m.

 

Renn Fest Costume Workshop NEW
Create a Renaissance costume in time for Renn Fest! The Renaissance spanned four centuries and kicked off a cultural revolution that included art, music, science, and religion. But most importantly it kicked off a time in history when the clothing finally got interesting! Learn how to create a customized Renaissance costume by researching costumes, practicing different sewing techniques, following sewing patterns, and putting it all together to create a look perfect for the Renn Fest. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Instructor:Egan

Course: PFA036                     12.5 Hours
$95 + $60 fee = $155; Non-Md. residents add $120

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
CRN#: 13804  5 Sessions       M
7/9-8/6 7-9:30 p.m.

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