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Painting, Pop, and Printmaking

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 280 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Andy Warhol used photography and screen printing to create now-iconic works in the 1960s. In later years he produced multiples as well as unique works of art that expanded on this practice. In this five-week class we will learn about Warhol's techniques and source materials, visit a working print studio to better understand these processes, and situate...

Saturday Oct 19th, 1pm - 4pm

  (5 sessions)
$292.50

5 sessions

Portfolio Prep (Early College Program)

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

In this 5-week course specifically designed for high school juniors and seniors, students work to prepare their portfolio for college applications. Emphasis is placed on editing, sequencing, and adjusting an existing body of work to fully represent the artist. In addition, students learn how to properly document their artwork, create high-quality...

Saturday Nov 2nd, 1pm - 4pm

  (5 sessions)
$232.50

5 sessions

Introduction to Digital Photography

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 280 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course focuses on the foundations of photography and the various ways to use a digital camera. Students examine how to choose and shoot subjects that are both personally meaningful in content and contemporary in context. Instruction includes capturing and printing images in both black and white and color, and investigating digital photo editing. ...

Friday Jan 10th, 6pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$685

6 sessions

Introduction to Graphic Design

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course examines the fundamentals of two-dimensional design in the digital age. Students will explore principle elements of design including composition, color, and typography through a series of projects that introduce Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop as primary graphic design tools. The importance of effective visual communication in both commercial...

Friday Jan 10th, 6pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$685

6 sessions

Color Theory

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

In this course, students learn about the variety of ways that color is considered and used as a design element in fashion, graphic, and interior design. Working with current color theory principles and models, students develop color plans and concepts in relationship to individual and group projects. This research is compiled in sketchbook/notebook...

Friday Jan 10th, 6pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$685

6 sessions

Sewing Techniques: Fundamentals

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 36 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Joining fabrics to cover the body and create shelter has been a prized skill in the progress of civilization. Students will build on that tradition by learning fundamental seams and finishes used in modern day garment construction. Industry standards of sewing are emphasized and all techniques are taught and practiced on professional, industrial sewing...

Friday Jan 10th, 6pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$685

6 sessions

Introduction to Drawing

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 280 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course emphasizes the development of observational drawing skills and hand-eye coordination. The learning sequence progresses from simple forms and skill levels toward more complex constructions and compositions. Basic drawing elements such as line, proportion, perspective, composition, texture and the study of light and shade are investigated...

Friday Jan 10th, 6pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$685

6 sessions

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Introduction to Typography

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 112 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This introduction to typography is recommended for those pursuing a career in art and design fields, and those interested in the history and development of analog and digital type. The course functions as a working lab with multiple projects guaranteed to build confidence and knowledge in typographic usage.  Students learn about typographic...

No Upcoming Schedules
$585

10 sessions

Motion Graphics: Type and Image

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 280 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Explore the principles and elements of motion applied to text and image using Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Learn to design with time, becoming familiar with basic principles of character animation and how they apply to motion design. Students are encouraged to realize their own vision, and not just replicate tutorials. This course...

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$585

10 sessions

Lighting Fundamentals

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Learn how to properly light your work for the purposes of photo documentation. By studying a variety of lighting scenarios, students learn to make specific choices with regard to existing or ambient light conditions, as well as light augmented by other sources of illumination.  Learn the rudiments of metering, mixing light sources, using an...

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$585

10 sessions

Digital Illustration

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Intermediate and advanced artists, designers, and illustrators: Develop ideas using traditional media, then translate them digitally in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Emphasis will be placed on concept development as students create original characters and environments. Students will work in analog and digital formats, referencing the work of contemporary...

No Upcoming Schedules
$585

10 sessions

Fashion Illustration

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 36 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course helps students develop illustration skills with an emphasis on the body, gesture, and proportion. Working from a live clothed model, students are taught how to express the mood and texture of a wide variety of clothing fabrics, and how to communicate fashion design concepts with style and expression.  This class is suited for illustration...

No Upcoming Schedules
$585

10 sessions

Digital Drawing: Interior Design

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 112 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This class is for students who want to learn how to use 3D modeling software specifically for a career in Interior Design. Learn how Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, and SketchUp can help you bring your ideas into the digital space for potential clients and colleagues to view. AUTODESK AUTOCAD is the go-to software for drawing floor plans which can...

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$585

10 sessions

Introduction to Illustration

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course is designed to introduce students to the illustration process, from ideation and freehand sketching to the final piece. Students are encouraged to experiment with a variety of materials and styles, from traditional to digital and their hybrid. Classes are supplemented with a series of presentations on contemporary illustrators and a discussion...

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$585

10 sessions

Digital Photography Studio: Advanced Projects

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 280 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course is designed for students with strong skills in photography that want to build upon them by developing an independent project or body of work that explores contemporary photographic practice. Review of camera functions and exposure will be minimal as the class will be heavily focused on critiques, class discussion, and articulating the...

No Upcoming Schedules
$585

10 sessions

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