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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. 


TUESDAY      9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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COLOR [FD-120-1B] /$496.48
[15 WK Class]w/FRANK MAY
TUESDAY / 9 AM - 12 PM
JAN 30 - MAY 15, 2018

[Foundation] Study color with all of its characteristics and interactions. Learn basic properties of color identification, creation and modification of hue, value and strength, while mastering color mixing. Emphasis is placed on the study and application of color theory and systems to achieve desired effects in any form of visual communication. 

 

ADOBE INDESIGN [GD-215-1B] /$548.48
[15 WK Class]w/PHIL LASKOWSKI
TUESDAY / 9 AM - 12 PM
JAN 30 - MAY 15, 2018

Adobe InDesign is the essential page layout program for the commercial and career graphic designer. Learn how to create and format new documents, make modifications, import text, graphics and photos, create style sheets and prepare documents for print, all while working on projects that will enhance options for work in the arts industry.

 
Piece by: duCret Student Ali Washington

Piece by: duCret Student Ali Washington

ANIMATION [AN-100-1B] /$496.48
[15 WK Class]w/JAMES BALDASARRE
TUESDAY / 9 AM - 12 PM
JAN 30 - MAY 15, 2018

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.

 
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CHILDREN’S BOOK ILLUSTRATION [IL-122-1A] / $496.48
[15 WK CLASS]W/MICHAEL DONATO
TUESDAY / 9 AM - 12 PM
JAN 30 - MAY 15, 2018

Learn all aspects of children's book illustration, from start to finish. Technique, style, design and compatibility of an illustration to the story is stressed, using stories written by the student, existing materials, and project assignments.

 

TUESDAY      1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


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ART HISTORY [AH-160-1B] /$496.48
[15 WK Class]w/MICHAEL DONATO
TUESDAY / 1 PM - 4 PM
JAN 30 - MAY 15, 2018

[Foundation] MODERN ART. This art appreciation course provides the student with an overview of today’s field of art and the range of possibilities existing in the commercial and fine art areas. It will introduce the student to the major art and design movements, and the artists and ideas associated with them. Spring Semester - Modern Art. [Fall Semester- Renaissance History].

 
Piece by: duCret Student Rene Carr

Piece by: duCret Student Rene Carr

MODELING THE FIGURE IN CLAY [FS-226-1A] /$564.08
[15 WK Class]w/FRANK FALOTICO
TUESDAY / 1 PM - 4 PM
JAN 30 - MAY 15, 2018

Explore the human form via modeling in clay. Gain the ability to accomplish a stylized representation of the figure through the application of anatomy, form concepts, proportions, structure, composition & design. Instruction includes mold making and casting. Gain insight into a career in sculpting, or just take a class for enjoyment.

 
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PORTRAITS FROM LIFE [FP-296-1A] / $564.08
[15 WK CLASS]W/ NANCI FRANCE-VAZ
TUESDAY / 1 PM - 4 PM
JAN 30 - MAY 15, 2018

Beginner to Intermediate. Learn to paint a live model. Explore how to set up the model, block in mosaic color shapes of dark to light while fusing classical methods and contemporary painting. Create a narrative while capturing the character of the model to evoke human presence. Structural landmarks and anatomical points of the skull with strong value design, color and edges are stressed. Textures will be demonstrated in palette knife, drip, splatter and soft rubber bray rollers. 

 
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ABSTRACT PAINTING [FP-261-1A] / $496.48
[15 WK Class] w/FRANK MAY

TUESDAY / 1 PM - 4 PM
JAN 30 - MAY 15, 2018

Ever walk into an art museum or gallery and have been entirely confused by the abstract  paintings? Explore two core types of painting: representational and abstract. True abstract painting is painting that deals solely with color, surface, form, and scale. Explore a wide variety of painting techniques and methods to making an abstract image by creating it yourself. Learn the history of abstraction and develop this special visual vocabulary. By the end of this class you will be able to walk into that same art museum or gallery, and have better way to observe and digest each image. 

 

TUESDAY      6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


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STRUCTURAL FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING [FP-251-1A] / $496.48
[15 WK CLASS] W/ NANCI FRANCE-VAZ
TUESDAY /
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
JAN 30 - MAY 15, 2018

[FOUNDATION] A great beginners to intermediates workshop for fine art figure painting! Fine tune and develop your proportions, gestures, structure and values to create a three dimensional form of the figure. Various anatomical landmarks and structural methods of masters Robert Beverly Hale and Anthony Ryder will be demonstrated and practiced. Learn how to mix proper colors for a variety of complexions and how to create a true illusion of 3D depth - taking the flatness out of your painting. 

 

EVENING WORKSHOPS


CLASSIC WATERCOLOR [FW-232-1A] / CHOICE OF WORKSHOPS
W/ DEAN FIELD
TUESDAY / 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
JAN 30 - MAR 20, 2018 [8 WKS] /$260.00
APR 3 - MAY 22, 2018 [8 WKS] / 
$260.00
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.  Materials needed: 1" wash brush, # 7 & #10 watercolor brush, Pro series watercolor paint: Payne's Gray, Burn Sienna, Sepia, Vandyke brown, palette tray, jar, paper towels, cosmetic sponge, fine point sharpie, 2B pencil & eraser, #80 Bainbridge board (6 sheets) 15 x 20 and heavy watercolor paper pad (16 x 20).

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ABSTRACT PAINTING [FW-301-1A] / CHOICE OF WORKSHOPS
w/ FRANK MAY
TUESDAY / 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
JAN 30 - MAR 20, 2018 [8 WKS] /$260.00
APR 3 - MAY 22, 2018 [8 WKS] / $260.00

Ever walk into an art museum or gallery and have been entirely confused by the abstract  paintings? Explore two core types of painting: representational and abstract. True abstract painting is painting that deals solely with color, surface, form, and scale. Explore a wide variety of painting techniques and methods to making an abstract image. Learn the history of abstraction and develop this special visual vocabulary. By the end of this class you will be able to walk into that same art museum or gallery, and have better way to observe and digest each image. 

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FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING [FW-251-1A] / CHOICE OF WORKSHOPS
w/ NANCY FRANCE-VAZ
TUESDAY / 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
JAN 30 - MAR 20, 2018 [8 WKS] /$260.00
APR 3 - MAY 22, 2018 [8 WKS] / $260.00

If you never thought you could draw a human being, guess again! This workshop is great for beginners to intermediates. Learn from a top notch fine art pro and start from the ground up.  Gain confidence by developing an artist's eye while sketching a realistic human figure in a variety of poses. Fine tune and develop your proportions, gestures, structure and values to create a three dimensional form of the figure. Various anatomical landmarks and structural methods of masters Robert Beverly Hale and Anthony Ryder will be demonstrated and practiced. 

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