Creative Writing Workshop
Aug
14
9:00 AM09:00

Creative Writing Workshop

1-DAY WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: TONY ROBINSON
AUGUST 10, 2018

This Creative Writing Workshop led by published author, illustrator, and sequential artist Tony Robinson, focuses on the basic themes of creative writing and techinical perspective as well as delves into the deeper development of ideas, individuality, and information in the creative writing process. Exercises encouragind self reflection and sharing are utilized and discussions on making one's writing more self-directed and sustainable on personal and public levels are addressed. [For Teens & Adults]

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER:
www.ducret.edu/creative-writing-wksp

 

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Figure it Out - August
Aug
10
12:00 PM12:00

Figure it Out - August

1 DAY WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: FRANK FALOTICO

Avoid the most common mistakes in drawing the human head. This workshop introduces you to the basic muscles and bones of the torso and body. Work from casts, photos, skeleton, and overlays of the muscular system as anatomical information is applied to artistic use. Improve your figure drawing skills through the study of anatomy, proportions, structure and the study of surface form. Can be combined with the Fix Your Face workshop or taken on its own.

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www.ducret.edu/fix-face-wksp

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Fix Your Face - August
Aug
10
9:00 AM09:00

Fix Your Face - August

1 DAY WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: FRANK FALOTICO

Learn how to draw faces and portraits. This workshop introduces you to the basic muscles and bones of the face. Black and white and color mediums will be used.Work from casts, photos, skeleton, and overlays of the muscular system as anatomical information is applied to artistic use. Understand the planes of the face in order to achieve realistic features.

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www.ducret.edu/fix-face-wksp

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Pastel Workshop
Jul
25
to Jul 27

Pastel Workshop

3-DAY WORKSHOP
JULY 25, 26, & 27
INSTRUCTOR: FRANK FALOTICO


Explore the versatility and variety of pastels as a painting medium. This workshop will explore the many different surfaces, pastel materials and techniques of painting in pastels. Deciding on a format, composition and color Themes when working from either observation or photo references. 

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www.ducret.edu/pastel-wksp

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Jewelry Design
Jul
23
to Jul 26

Jewelry Design

6 WEEK WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: LARRY GOVE
6:30 - 9:30

JULY 23 - AUGUST 27

[Foundation. For beginners to advanced.] Whether you're considering a career in jewelry or just looking to take your skills to the next level, learn basic design and fabrication of professional gem and silver crafting, using semi-precious stones. This course will cover the use of hand tools, sawing, filing, soldering, drilling, polishing, assembling rings and pendants with bezel and prong settings. Design one-of-a-kind signature pieces or learn how to cast molds for mass production purposes. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
www.ducret.edu/jewelry-sum-wksp

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Jewelry Design
Jul
23
to Jul 26

Jewelry Design

6 WEEK WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: LARRY GOVE
1:00 - 4:00 PM

JULY 23 - AUGUST 27

[Foundation. For beginners to advanced.] Whether you're considering a career in jewelry or just looking to take your skills to the next level, learn basic design and fabrication of professional gem and silver crafting, using semi-precious stones. This course will cover the use of hand tools, sawing, filing, soldering, drilling, polishing, assembling rings and pendants with bezel and prong settings. Design one-of-a-kind signature pieces or learn how to cast molds for mass production purposes. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
www.ducret.edu/jewelry-sum-wksp

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TURNING MUD INTO SOMETHING
Jul
21
9:00 AM09:00

TURNING MUD INTO SOMETHING

KIDS - 1 DAY WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: SIMON KELLER

This workshop will introduce the basics of wheel thrown pottery. It provides a glimpse into the  techniques of this 6000 years old profound craft. At the end of it you will have made one or more pots and an idea what it is all about turning mud into something. We draw inspiration from the “less is more” approach. Rather than relying on an abundance of ready-made materials, we focus on a few, simple materials: stoneware clay, slip, ceramic pigments and natural wood-ash glaze.

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www.ducret.edu/ceramics-sum-wksp

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Intro to Animation
Jul
18
to Jul 26

Intro to Animation

6 Week Workshop
INSTRUCTOR: Jim Baldassari
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
July 18 - August 22

[Intermediate. For intermediate to advanced students.] From Japanese Anime to Disney, this course will teach you the basic skills needed to begin creating your own 2-D hand-drawn animated works, as well as teaching you the history attached to this popular visual art form. By the course end, you will have completed your own, unique pieces of animation suitable for transference to 3-D digital rendering.

CLICK TO REGISTER:
www.ducret.edu/animation

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A History of Abstract
Jul
16
to Jul 19

A History of Abstract

6 WEEK WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: Frank May
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

JULY 16 - August 27

Ever walk into an art museum or gallery and have been entirely confused by the abstract  paintings? Learn the history of abstraction and develop this special visual vocabulary. Explore color, surface, form, and scale through a wide variety of painting techniques and methods. 

CLICK TO REGISTER:
www.ducret.edu/abstract-wksp

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Torn Paper Collage
Jul
16
9:00 AM09:00

Torn Paper Collage

1 DAY WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: KAT BLOCK
July 17, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn collage techniques including interpreting their reference material into a format that can be executed in ripped paper collage. Techniques such as simplifying the details of the image, integrating various materials, layering small shapes over larger shapes and working from back plane to front plane will also be covered.

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www.ducret.edu/collage

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Turning Mud into Something
Jul
14
9:00 AM09:00

Turning Mud into Something

KIDS - 1 DAY WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: Simon Keller

This workshop will introduce the basics of wheel thrown pottery. It provides a glimpse into the  techniques of this 6000 years old profound craft. At the end of it you will have made one or more pots and an idea what it is all about turning mud into something. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER:
www.ducret.edu/ceramics-sum-wksp

 

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Figure it Out - July
Jul
13
1:00 PM13:00

Figure it Out - July

1 DAY WORKSHOP
July 13, 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
INSTRUCTOR: FRANK FALOTICO

This workshop introduces you to the basic muscles and bones of the torso and body. Work from casts, photos, skeleton, and overlays of the muscular system as anatomical information is applied to artistic use. Improve your figure drawing skills through the study of anatomy, proportions, structure and the study of surface form. Can be combined with the Fix Your Face workshop or taken on its own.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
www.ducret.edu/fix-face-wksp

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Fix Your Face - July
Jul
13
9:00 AM09:00

Fix Your Face - July

1 DAY WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: FRANK FALOTICO

Learn how to draw faces and portraits. This workshop introduces you to the basic muscles and bones of the face. Black and white and color mediums will be used.Work from casts, photos, skeleton, and overlays of the muscular system as anatomical information is applied to artistic use. Understand the planes of the face in order to achieve realistic features.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
www.ducret.edu/fix-face-wksp

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Adult Summer Ceramics
Jun
21
to Jul 23

Adult Summer Ceramics

6-WEEK WORKSHOP
June 21 - August 2
6:30 - 9:30 PM
INSTRUCTOR: Simon Keller

Students will work on individual and group projects making functional and non-functional objects using wheel throwing methods. Learn to conceptualize, build and design unique, one of a kind pieces in clay. Hand building and working with glazes, with emphasis on a wide variety of organic decorating techniques will be introduced. Hand build or learn the wheel.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER:
www.ducret.edu/ceramics-sum-wksp

 

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Fix Your Face
Jun
15
9:00 AM09:00

Fix Your Face

1 DAY WORKSHOP
June 15, 2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

INSTRUCTOR: FRANK FALOTICO

Learn how to draw faces and portraits. This workshop introduces you to the basic muscles and bones of the face. Black and white and color mediums will be used.Work from casts, photos, skeleton, and overlays of the muscular system as anatomical information is applied to artistic use. Understand the planes of the face in order to achieve realistic features.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
www.ducret.edu/fix-face-wksp

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Watercolor Workshop
Jun
12
6:30 PM18:30

Watercolor Workshop

8-WEEK WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: DEAN FIELD
JUNE 12 - AUGUST 7

Get acquainted with watercolor starting with washes, working the brush, understanding composition and rendering. Move on to fundamentals of perspective, building forward with lighting and angles, painting in tones, developing form and depth, adding people, faces, objects and final detailing. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
http://www.ducret.edu/watercolor-sum-wksp

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Torn Paper Collage
Jun
7
9:00 AM09:00

Torn Paper Collage

1 DAY WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: KAT BLOCK
June 7, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn collage techniques including interpreting their reference material into a format that can be executed in ripped paper collage. Techniques such as simplifying the details of the image, integrating various materials, layering small shapes over larger shapes and working from back plane to front plane will also be covered.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER:
www.ducret.edu/collage

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Jewelry Design
Jun
4
to Jun 18

Jewelry Design

6 WEEK WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: LARRY GOVE
6:30 - 9:30

JUNE 4 -  JULY 9

[Foundation. For beginners to advanced.] Whether you're considering a career in jewelry or just looking to take your skills to the next level, learn basic design and fabrication of professional gem and silver crafting, using semi-precious stones. This course will cover the use of hand tools, sawing, filing, soldering, drilling, polishing, assembling rings and pendants with bezel and prong settings. Design one-of-a-kind signature pieces or learn how to cast molds for mass production purposes. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
www.ducret.edu/jewelry-sum-wksp

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Graphic Design Workshop
Jun
4
to Jun 27

Graphic Design Workshop

8 SESSION / 4 WEEK WORKSHOP
MONDAY & WEDNESDAY EVENING
JUNE 4 -  JUNE 27

This workshop is designed to give an intense insight into the overall path of a graphic designer, using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver and more! Through the 8-week sessions, students will take a simple project from start to finish.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER:
www.ducret.edu/graphic-design-wksp

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Jewelry Design
Jun
4
to Jun 18

Jewelry Design

6 WEEK WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: LARRY GOVE
1:00 - 4:00 PM

JUNE 4 -  JULY 9

[Foundation. For beginners to advanced.] Whether you're considering a career in jewelry or just looking to take your skills to the next level, learn basic design and fabrication of professional gem and silver crafting, using semi-precious stones. This course will cover the use of hand tools, sawing, filing, soldering, drilling, polishing, assembling rings and pendants with bezel and prong settings. Design one-of-a-kind signature pieces or learn how to cast molds for mass production purposes. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
www.ducret.edu/jewelry-sum-wksp

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Sketch Workshop
May
31
to Jun 13

Sketch Workshop

6-WEEK WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: RUCHIKA ARORA
MAY 31 - JULY 12

Learn to use pointillism, cross hatching, pencil shading, color pencil shading, and shadows to create a realism in the picture. Refine shape and value structure in your drawings by sketching your way through simple object exercises. 
 

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Intro to Animation
May
30
to Jun 13

Intro to Animation

6 Week Workshop
INSTRUCTOR: Jim Baldassari
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
May 30 -  July 11

[Intermediate. For intermediate to advanced students.] From Japanese Anime to Disney, this course will teach you the basic skills needed to begin creating your own 2-D hand-drawn animated works, as well as teaching you the history attached to this popular visual art form. By the course end, you will have completed your own, unique pieces of animation suitable for transference to 3-D digital rendering.

CLICK TO REGISTER:
www.ducret.edu/animation

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Structural Drawing and Painting
May
29
to Jun 11

Structural Drawing and Painting

6 WEEK WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: NANCI FRANCE-VAZ
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

MAY 29 -  JULY 10

Continue your oil education with this intermediate workshop. Through the use of anatomical landmarks and structure of the head, students will build a strong drawing foundation for oil painting. Use the Reilly method to focus on the planes for the head and figure and incorporate anatomical drawings. Walk away with an understanding of proportion and anatomy as well as a realistic portrait.

CLICK TO REGISTER:
www.ducret.edu/structural-drawing-wksp

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A History of Abstract
May
29
to Jun 11

A History of Abstract

6 WEEK WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: Frank May
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

MAY 29 -  JULY 10

Ever walk into an art museum or gallery and have been entirely confused by the abstract  paintings? Learn the history of abstraction and develop this special visual vocabulary. Explore color, surface, form, and scale through a wide variety of painting techniques and methods. 

CLICK TO REGISTER:
www.ducret.edu/abstract-wksp

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Oil Painting
May
29
to Jun 11

Oil Painting

6 Week Workshop
INSTRUCTOR: Nanci France-Vaz
9AM - 12PM
May 29 -  July 10

New to oil painting? This workshop is for you! Learn properties of oil paint, Color theory and observation, color mixing, how to see value, rendering and drawing with oil paint, wet in wet techniques, layering paint, scumbling, and glazing. Brands of paints, brushes, surfaces, and mediums will be covered in the first class. Weekly demo and dedicated private instruction will be given to all students.

CLICK TO REGISTER:
www.ducret.edu/oil-painting-wksp

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