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    Explore the urban environment in and around downtown Austin and embark on a shooting adventure to a different destination each day. Students edit their images outside of class from each day’s shoot and choose their best pictures for the final day’s portfolio exhibit. Cover mechanics of the digital camera, learn to control for different lighting situations and scenes, and discuss how to capture interesting and creative images. Learn the importance of being able to speak about your work with others and the order in which art is displayed. Class meets at the Jones Center, 700 Congress Avenue.

    Instructor : Shelley Wood 

    Start date: 07/17/17

    5 sessions.

    Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (7/17/2017-7/21/2017)

    Tuition: $175.00

    Supply/Model Fee: $20.00

    Location : Jones Center Location : 
      Jones Center.



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    Explore the urban environment in and around downtown Austin and embark on a shooting adventure to a different destination each day. Students edit their images outside of class from each day’s shoot and choose their best pictures for the final day’s portfolio exhibit. Cover mechanics of the digital camera, learn to control for different lighting situations and scenes, and discuss how to capture interesting and creative images. Learn the importance of being able to speak about your work with others and the order in which art is displayed. Class meets at the Jones Center, 700 Congress Avenue.

    Instructor : Shelley Wood 

    Start date: 07/24/17

    5 sessions.

    Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (7/24/2017-7/28/2017)

    Tuition: $175.00

    Supply/Model Fee: $20.00

    Location : Jones Center Location : 
      Jones Center.



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    Advance your skills drawing the human form. Create drawings that incorporate movement, large structural relationships, proportions, and line. Increase your chances at top-rated art schools by including more life-drawing samples in your portfolio. The more practice, the better! Model fee is included in the supply fee.

    Instructor : Valerie Fowler 

    Start date: 07/10/17

    5 sessions.

    Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:45 AM - 11:45 AM (7/10/2017-7/14/2017)

    Tuition: $175.00

    Supply/Model Fee: $47.00

    Location : Studio 3 Location : 
      Studio 3.



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    Become familiar with acrylic painting materials, techniques, and terminology. Experiment with landscape, portrait, and figure painting using a foundation of basic drawing techniques. Gain inspiration by looking at and discussing the work of a variety of famous painters. The more practice, the better!

    Instructor : Meagan Green 

    Start date: 08/14/17

    5 sessions.

    Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:45 AM - 11:45 AM (8/14/2017-8/18/2017)

    Tuition: $175.00

    Supply/Model Fee: $25.00

    Location : Studio 3 Location : 
      Studio 3.



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    Learn the basics of both hand building and wheel throwing with projects adjusted to your interests and skill level. Using earthenware clays, gain a working knowledge of techniques such as press molding, slab and coil construction, and throwing cylinder and bowl forms.

    Instructor : Izobeau Loureiro 

    Start date: 07/31/17

    5 sessions.

    Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (7/31/2017-8/4/2017)

    Tuition: $175.00

    Supply/Model Fee: $25.00

    Location : Studio 4 Location : 
      Studio 4.



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    Work in our new sculpture studio to fabricate a cedar and steel counter stool as you familiarize yourself with material attributes, proper tool usage, and shop safety. Learn the basics of welding and woodworking in this exciting new class. If your interest is to work with wood or metal or you just want to get comfortable using power tools, this course is for you!

    Instructor : Sebastian Stoddart 

    Start date: 06/26/17

    8 sessions.

    Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (6/26/2017-7/7/2017)

    Tuition: $280.00

    Supply/Model Fee: $50.00

    Location : Studio 7 Location : 
      Studio 7.



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    Work in our new sculpture studio to fabricate a cedar and steel counter stool as you familiarize yourself with material attributes, proper tool usage, and shop safety. Learn the basics of welding and woodworking in this exciting new class. If your interest is to work with wood or metal or you just want to get comfortable using power tools, this course is for you!

    Instructor : Sebastian Stoddart 

    Start date: 08/07/17

    5 sessions.

    Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (8/7/2017-8/11/2017)

    Tuition: $175.00

    Supply/Model Fee: $35.00

    Location : Studio 7 Location : 
      Studio 7.



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    Learn the basics of the photo silk screen (screen printing) process and the ins and outs of multicolor printing, and gain the knowledge needed to experiment on your own. Design demos include film preparation using Photoshop and Illustrator, hand-drawn images, photocopies, and hand-cut stencils. Printing demos include registration techniques and printing tips for paper, fabric, and apparel. Students create an edition of prints and may participate in a group print exchange.

    Instructor : Nick Francel 

    Start date: 07/17/17

    5 sessions.

    Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:45 PM - 3:45 PM (7/17/2017-7/21/2017)

    Tuition: $175.00

    Supply/Model Fee: $25.00

    Location : Studio 1 Location : 
      Studio 1.



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    Using the long-held tradition of plein air painting as a point of departure, this one-of-a-kind course provides daily opportunities to create works of art in direct response to the urban environment of downtown Austin. Working beneath the open-air, covered canopy of The Contemporary Austin’s Jones Center, students will use the immediacy of drawing to render views of the city, learning the ins and outs of line, value, composition, and perspective.

    Instructor : Seth Schwaiger 

    Start date: 07/05/17

    3 sessions.

    Weekly - Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (7/5/2017-7/7/2017)

    Tuition: $99.00

    Supply/Model Fee: $15.00

    Location : Jones Center Location : 
      Jones Center.



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    Learn the basics of welding and explore the possibilities of steel as more than an industrial material. Develop a foundation of forming and joining techniques as well as achieving expressive surfaces and finishing. Students will examine how linear materials may be manipulated to construct volume in projects ranging from functional objects to abstract sculpture.

    Instructor : Sebastian Stoddart 

    Start date: 08/07/17

    5 sessions.

    Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (8/7/2017-8/11/2017)

    Tuition: $175.00

    Supply/Model Fee: $35.00

    Location : Studio 7 Location : 
      Studio 7.



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