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Those registering for one class must pay in full before the semester start. To inquire about a payment plan for additioanl classes, call 908.757.7171 to schedule an appointment to make payment arrangements. 


MONDAY      9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


PAINTING and RENDERING [FD-135-1B]/ $496.48
[15 WK Class] 
w/Peter Caras
Monday / 9 AM - 12 PM
Jan 29 - May 14, 2018

[Foundation] For beginners to intermediate, get the proper techniques in oil painting down tight, right from the start. Harnessing foundation skills and techniques paves the way for a prolific and most satisfactory painting experience. Study the basic principles and techniques in oil painting, including the use and care of materials and equipment. The realistic representation of textures, tones, color and surface qualities of a variety of objects are also covered in class. Choose your subject matter and work toward the completion of a polished fine art painting.

 

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR [GD-212-1B]/ $548.48
[15 WK Class]w/Kevin Sadler
Monday / 9 AM - 12 PM
Jan 29 - May 14, 2018

Learn to use the computer as your creative canvas for business or pleasure. Create logos, layouts,  illustrations, headlines with special effects, posters, banners and ‘prototype’ product renderings. Bring your own creativity and talents into this amazing and almost limitless vector program. Under professional guidance, create portfolio pieces based on intended career goals.

 
Piece by: duCret Student Nancy Reyes

Piece by: duCret Student Nancy Reyes

STAINED GLASS [FS-252-1A] / $548.48
[15 WK Class]w/Dolores Brink
Monday / 9 AM - 12 PM
Jan 29 - May 14, 2018

This introductory course can give you the insight and experience you need to create small pieces for enjoyment or to gain a sense what what a career in stained glass would be like. Design, draw, cut, tape and solder stained glass in the Tiffany technique. Work with varied glass types. Intermediate to advanced students will be guided to design and create more intricate and complex 2-D and 3-D projects, which can include 3D lamps, jewelry boxes and hanging glass terrariums.

 
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Fantasy Art/Comics [FP-271-1A] / $496.48
[15 WK Class]w/Mark romanoski
Monday / 9 AM - 12 PM
Jan 29 - May 14, 2018

Explore the world of those who earn a living at creating fantasy art and sci-fi images for graphic novels, motion pictures and the fine art field. Learn to draw anatomically correct figures in exaggerated poses while adding your own unique style and master the skill of properly mixing several reference images into one final painting in the medium of your choice. This class gives you ample time to explore the fantasy images you see in your mind's eye and gives you skills to manifest them onto paper or canvas in a realistic and compelling manner.

 

MONDAY      1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


ADOBE PHOTOSHOP [GD-214-1B] /$548.48
[15 WK Class]w/KEVIN SADLER
Monday / 1 PM - 4 PM
Jan 29 - May 14, 2018

These days all artists should know and feel confident using Adobe Photoshop! This class will focus on the tools and their varied applications in a commercial-based environment. Cloning, color correcting, scanning, photo stitching, text and some special effects will be covered using in-class projects. The projects selected are based on jobs and assignments from the work place. Each project is intended to be used in a general Graphic Design portfolio, based on one's career goals.

 
Piece by: duCret Student Taylor Ficke

Piece by: duCret Student Taylor Ficke

JEWELRY DESIGN [FS-205-1A] /$564.08
[15 WK Class]W/LARRY GOVE
MONDAY / 1 PM - 4 PM
Jan 29 - May 14, 2018

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. Beginners are encouraged.

 
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IMAGE MAKING [FP-281-1A] / $496.48
[15 WK CLASS]W/MARK ROMANOSKI
MONDAY
/ 1 PM - 4 PM
JAN 29 - MAY 14, 2018

Take multiple ideas from your imagination and learn how to get them realistically down to paper or canvas, while skillfully incorporating perspective, depth, figure in environment and composition. Start with thumbnail sketches and master aspects of color and image development, while discovering your own unique style of painting in any medium of your choice. Start a cohesive collection of your own unique pieces, one painting at a time.

 
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ADVANCED ILLUSTRATION [IL-246-1A] / $496.48
[15 WK CLASS]W/PETER CARAS
MONDAY
/ 1 PM - 4 PM
JAN 29 - MAY 14, 2018

Want to advance your art to the next level? Does your art lack something but you're not sure what that is or how to improve it? Take your illustrations to the next level by mastering the skill of artistic refinement. Learn to render high quality, tightly polished and long lasting images, to meet standards reflective of the high end art industry. Focus will be on depth, value, light and shadow applications designed to enhance your work and make images pop. Students must have some drawing & painting experience.


MONDAY      6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


Piece by: duCret student Angel Soto

Piece by: duCret student Angel Soto

ADV. JEWELRY DESIGN [FS-305-1A] /$564.08
[15 WK Class]W/LARRY GOVE
MONDAY / 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Jan 29 - May 14, 2018

This is an advanced design and fabrication of jewelry in sterling silver and other metals, with or without using semi-precious stones. Students must have intermediate skills in jewelry design. This course covers hand tools, sawing, filing, soldering, drilling, polishing, assembling rings and pendants with bezels and professional level prong settings. Shop safety and the advanced use of torches, polishing machines, ultrasonic and steam cleaning applications are covered.

 

DIGITAL PAINTING [IL-293-1B] /$548.48
[15 WK Class]W/KEVIN SADLER
MONDAY / 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Jan 29 - May 14, 2018

[For Fine Art & Illustration]  Take Photoshop into a more Fine Art direction! Study various Oil Painting, Watercolor and Pastel techniques and emulate them using familiar Photoshop tools. Must have a working knowledge of Photoshop. Create customized brushes and swatches to digitally paint in any Photoshop version available. Learn to combine digital and traditional artwork to create impressive and commercially competitive visual images for marketing, business applications or website purposes.

 

EVENING WORKSHOPS


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DIGITAL PAINT WORKSHOP [GW-217-1A] CHOICE OF WORKSHOPS
W/KEVIN SADLER
MONDAY / 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
JAN 29 - MAR 19, 2018 [8 WKS] /$286.00
APR 2 - MAY 21, 2018 [8 WKS] / 
$286.00

Take a fun and shorter workshop series in Photoshop and discover a creative kingdom! Utilize Oil Painting, Watercolor and Pastel techniques and emulate them using familiar Photoshop tools. Great for beginners stumbling through Photoshop. Create customized brushes and swatches to digitally paint in any Photoshop version available. Get a feel for combining digital and traditional artwork to create impressive and commercially competitive visual images for marketing, business applications or website purposes.

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STAINED GLASS [FW-262-1A] / CHOICE OF WORKSHOPS
W/EVA SIENKIEWICZ
MONDAY / 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
JAN 29 - MAR 19, 2018 [8 WKS] /$286.00
APR 2 - MAY 21, 2018 [8 WKS] / 
$286.00

The application of creativity through stained glass is a unique career choice that in time, can harbor tremendous professional and personal rewards.  This introductory to intermediate workshop series in glass design can give you the insight and experience you need to create small pieces for enjoyment or to gain a sense what what a career in stained glass would be like. Design, draw, cut, tape and solder stained glass in the Tiffany technique. Work with varied glass types. Advanced students will be encouraged to design and create more intricate and complex 2-D and 3-D projects.

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