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Continuing Education at PAFA



Illustration

Editorial Illustration (ONLINE) IL 600EE_ON

$350

with James Heimer

Calendar Current session started Jan 20, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Explore image making as a means of communication. This is an intermediate class geared toward artists who wish to express narrative themes in their work as well as graphic designers interested in a pictorial approach to visual communication.

Students will learn to analyze current news and opinion writing to create imagery with a message. Concept development methods including written brainstorming, thumbnails, and preliminary sketches will be introduced. Techniques combining traditional and digital media will be explored. This is an ideal opportunity for newcomers to digital media and will bridge the gap between the page and screen.

The course will utilize the online learning platform Canvas, and includes video demonstrations, lectures, and assignments. Weekly group discussions and individual critiques will be conducted via Zoom. Access to a scanner and Adobe Photoshop or other raster graphics software is required for the completion of assignments.

Note: This course is available for 1.0 undergraduate credit for $525

Registration Still Available

Materials List : Heimer IL 600EE_ON

Zoom Technical Requirements

CE Policy Guide Spring 2021

 

Tranforming the Familiar: The Process of Creating a Story (ONLINE) IL 600ES_ON

$350

with Kate Samworth

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 25, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Under the positive guidance of illustrator Kate Samworth and children's author Molly B. Burnham, develop a mock-up book based on a familiar folk or fairy tale. Examine the role of voice, tone, audience, and plot while developing illustrations through guided experiments in mixed media. Classic and contemporary treasures written for adults and children will serve as examples and inspiration. This serious and yet playful class uses inquiry and investigation to build students' skills and confidence.

Registration Still Available

Materials List: Samworth & Burnham IL 600ES_ON

CE Policy Guide Spring 2021

Zoom Technical Requirements

Mixed Media Drawing & Painting (ONLINE) PT 630EM_ON

$350

with Kate Samworth

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 26, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Working in mixed media allows artists to develop unique and personal combinations of drawing and painting materials. Learn how to combine materials in an archivally sound manner while being guided through exercises in layering colors, lines, and textures. Work in dry and water-based media on a variety of assorted papers, mylars, and boards to discover the effects and possibilities of each support. In-class exercises will be based on observational drawing, imagination, and exercises in pattern design.

Registration Still Available

Materials List: Samworth PT 630EM_ON

CE Policy Guide Spring 2021

Zoom Technical Requirements

Botanical Drawing & Painting (ONLINE) DR 615EP_ON

$225

with Linda Gist

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 3, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Explore flowers and other natural forms, beginning with line and value drawing and progressing to full-color rendering in watercolor and mixed media.  Topics will include sighting techniques, line quality, tone and value, creation of depth, composition, texture, and basic color. All levels welcome. 

This Canvas course will include a weekly live Zoom session every Wednesday, 10 am – 12 p.m. (See materials list for more information)

Register by:  February 19

Materials List : Gist DR 615EP_ON

Zoom Technical Requirements

CE Policy Guide Spring 2021

 





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