WINTER 2019 Class Catalog

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Adobe Photoshop - DES 152, Tuesday, January 29- April 2 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

DES 152, Tuesday, January 29- April 2 

6pm-9pm, $475

Instructor: Yixuan Pan

Adobe Photoshop has long been the world-standard image-editing, photo-retouching and web graphics software program. This course presents a complete survey of the Photoshop interface – its features, capabilities and uses.  Learn to create and manipulate bitmapped, grayscale, and color images through a series of hands-on-exercises. You will also learn how to create sophisticated images for both print and the web.

 

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Intro to Social Media Marketing - SM 101 , Monday/Wednesday, January 28- February 27 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

SM 101, Monday/Wednesday, January 28-February 27

6pm-9pm, $475, 1 credit

Instructor: Ken Mueller

Bring your business into the 21st century. Learn how social media is changing how businesses market and advertise. Develop a successful social media plan by thoroughly knowing answers to these questions: Why do we communicate? What do we want to say? What are the best tools (channels) for communicating? Who is our target audience: What media do our audiences use? In this course you will learn to use Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms to promote your products and services. You will learn how blogging connects you to a larger audience and improves your search engine rankings. Design a successful social media plan by developing a strategy, identifying your goals and objectives, and creating a time line for the fulfillment of your strategy. NOTE: A basic familiarity with social media is recommended.

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Supplies: no supplies needed

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Advanced Social Media - SM 102, Monday/Wednesday, March 11-April 10 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

SM 102, Monday/Wednesday, March 11- April 10

6 p.m. - 9 p.m., 1 credit, $475

Instructor: Ken Mueller

Is your digital presence really connecting with your target audience?  Search engine optimization (SEO) is critical for driving traffic to your posts. Measuring the results of your social media efforts is key to the success of your comprehensive marketing plan. In this class you will learn what tools are available and how to use them. You will learn how to create a social media policy for your company or organization and how to integrate online and offline marketing. Prerequisite: Completion of Introduction to Social Media Marketing & Communications (SM 101) or equivalent experience.

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 Supplies: no supplies required

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UX/UI Responsive Design - DES 165, Wednesday, January 30- April 3 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

DES 165, Wednesday, January 30- April 5
6 p.m. - 9 p.m., 1 credit, $475
Instructor: Matt Hollenbach

 

This course will introduce the concepts around the idea that UX and UI refer to the visual components , interactions, and experience when using a product. UX refers to the overall experience of the product and how it makes the user feel. UI design includes the components that bring the website to life, such as colors and typography, buttons, sliders and actions like clicks, swipes and pulls that move user from one page to another. This course will also explore how the methods and attributes that guide UX/UI design decisions across the increasingly broad landscape of mobile devices.

Put simply, it's about user experience and designing with the users needs as top priority.

This class counts towards the Digital Design: Web certificate.

 


 

 

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Tri-Fold Brochure Design - CE 243, Tuesday, March 19- April 2 [fa icon="chevron-down"]


CE 243, Tuesday, March 19- April 2
6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $144
Instructor: Steve Becker

Adobe InDesign is a page layout program used to create everything from restaurant menus to catalogs and magazines. An integral part of any designer’s Adobe toolkit – along with Photoshop and Illustrator – this program allows you to produce pages quickly and output them reliably – combining images and text for compelling results.  In addition to learning to manage the Adobe InDesign program, you will also complete your own design projects, in preparation for a variety of real-world design challenges.

In this class you'll learn how to use InDesign to produce a Tri-Fold Brochure, perfect for your business or non-profit.

 

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Supply List:

  • Flash drive 
  • Notebook or small sketchbook 
  • Pen, pencil, or fine tip marker

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Business Card Design - CE 244, Tuesday, January 29- February 12 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

CE 244, Tuesday, January 29- February 12
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.,  $144
Instructor: Steve Becker

 

Adobe InDesign is a page layout program used to create everything from restaurant menus to catalogs and magazines. An integral part of any designer’s Adobe toolkit – along with Photoshop and Illustrator – this program allows you to produce pages quickly and output them reliably – combining images and text for compelling results.  In addition to learning to manage the Adobe InDesign program, you will also complete your own design projects, in preparation for a variety of real-world design challenges.

 

In this class you'll learn how to use InDesign to create your own business card.

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Supply List:

  • flash drive
  • notebook
  • business card inspiration
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Newsletter Design - CE 245, Tuesday, February 19- March 12 [fa icon="chevron-down"]


CE 245, Tuesdays , February 19- March 12
6 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.,  $195
Instructor: Steve Becker

Adobe InDesign is a page layout program used to create everything from restaurant menus to catalogs and magazines. An integral part of any designer’s Adobe toolkit – along with Photoshop and Illustrator – this program allows you to produce pages quickly and output them reliably – combining images and text for compelling results.  In addition to learning to manage the Adobe InDesign program, you will also complete your own design projects, in preparation for a variety of real-world design challenges.

In this project based class you'll learn how to design and create a Newsletter.

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Supplies:

  • flash drive
  • notebook
  • newsletter inspiration

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Intro to Creating a Documentary Video - DES 204, Thursday, February 1- April 5 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

DES 204, Thursdays, February 1- April 5
6 p.m. - 9 p.m., 1 credit, $475
Instructor:

This course is an introduction to producing documentary videos. You will cover theories about story, production, editing, and subject matter, while also learning the technical side of shooting and editing video. You will learn how to effectively tell real life stories on video. You will produce their own short documentary from pitch to shoot to final edit.

 

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Supply List: Digital Camera (DSRL) that has video capabilites

 

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DAYTIME, EVENING & SATURDAY CLASSES FOR ADULTS (SOME 16 & UP)

Book Binding Workshop - CE 224, Saturday , December 15 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

CE 224, Saturday , December 15
10 a.m. - 4 p.m., $75
Instructor: Ali Nabinger

This class is open to ages 14 & up

You will explore several book binding methods including Japanese Stab Stitch binding, Basic pamphlet stitch binding, Coptic stitch and case bound binding,and then you can choose which method you wish to use to bind your book.

 Bring your own supplies to learn to bind a book of your choice.


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Intro to Yearly Planner Design - CE 242, Wednesday, November 7- December 12 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

CE 242, Wednesday, November 7- December 12
6: 30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., $180
Instructor: Jocelyn Park

This class is open to ages 16 & up.

Every year the search is on: How to find the perfect planner. Some pages are too large, some pages are too small, some pages are just not right. Do you need pages of task lists? Do you need daily inspiration? Or do you just need a few pages to organize your life? Then this class is for you!
 
During this 6 week course, you'll learn some InDesign basics, explore the components that make your perfect planner, and get to work alongside fellow perfect-planner-seekers.
 
Don't know where to start? No worries, we'll provide templates to get started, and you'll add your finishing touches.
 
 

Workshop Highlights

  • Explore a variety of planners to decide what you want to include in your design.
  • Start with a template and use InDesign tools to bring your own personal touch.
  • Design and create the perfect planner for your lifestyle

Course Breakdown:

Week 1: Explore planner options that are already out there
Week 2: Concept your perfect Planner
Week 3: Learn how to bring your perfect planner to existence
Week 4: Open Studio to craft your planner. Your instructor will be there the guide you and/or cheer you on.
Week 5: Review our perfect planners and add any remaining bells and whistles
Week 6: Prep for print and where to get it done
 
 
 
You can take it a step further and sign up for the Book Binding workshop on Sat Dec 15. During this one day workshop, you'll learn how to bind your own book.

 

This class is no longer accepting registrations.

 

Intro to Podcasting- CE 246, Wednesday, January 30- March 20 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

 CE 246, Wednesday, January 30- March 20,

6 pm- 9pm, $245

Instructor: Jay Springs

This class is for 18 & up

Do you have dreams of starting your own podcast? It can be hard to figure out all of the steps needed to produce a quality podcast. In this class you're learn what the best equipment is to purchase to record your podcast at home.

Uncover how to tell a story, edit and publish your podcast.

If you've always wanted to start a podcast, but just haven't gotten started, this is the perfect class for you.

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Intro to Watercolor - CE 176, Tuesday, January 29- March 5 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

CE 176, Tuesday, January 29- March 5
6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $195

Instructor: Justin Phillips

This class is open to 16 & up.

 In this introduction to watercolor course, you'll be able to uncover the beauty of watercolor and have the confidence to create your own paintings.

During each studio course, you'll learn from demonstrations and exercises. Enjoy time during the class to create paintings, receiving feedback and help along the way.

Course Highlights

  • Understand what color theory is and how to apply it to your watercolor paintings.
  • Explore a variety of watercolor techniques and effects

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Sketching in Coffee Shops- CE 102, Wednesday, January 30- February 27 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

Sketching in Coffee Shops- CE 102

Wednesday, January 30- February 27, 6pm-9pm

Instructor: Matt Chapman

 

Do you want to spend more time working your sketchbook? Are you looking for new inspiration and ways to develop ideas? Sketching in Coffee Shops is the perfect class for you.

Spend time as a class observing your surroundings as you visit coffee shop throughout Lancaster City. Your instructor will guide you with prompts and ideas throughout the evening.

The cost of the class includes a $5.00 gift card to each of your locations.

Supplies:

- sketchbook

-favorite drawing supplies

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Intro to Animation - CE 152, Wednesday, January 30- March 6 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

CE 152, Wednesdays, January 30- March 6
6 pm- 9pm., $245
Instructor: Steve Jennings
This class is open to 16& up


Take the first step to realizing your dream of working in the computer animation field by gaining an introduction to the 3D animation software, Autodesk Maya. Learn the basics of animation aesthetics, concepts, and history through a series of exercises, discussions and screenings. Complete a variety of short guided projects designed to teach you the main principles of animation that combine character performance, and storytelling. The skills you gain will become an essential foundation for future work in either traditional or computer animation.

 

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SUPPLIES:

  • Sketch book with pencils

  • Flash drive/ hard drive for file transfers

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Intro to Game Development - HS 75, Monday, January 28- March 4 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

HS 75, Mondays, January 28- March 4
6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $245
Instructor: Steve Jennings

This class is open to 16 & up

Have you always wanted to go into the video game industry? This course introduces you to the principles of game design and game art production. After a brief history of games, the class will practice exercises on designing rules and mechanics that are practical for any type of game. You will then work independently and in small groups to explore the concept of fun, design art for your games, and manage the projects from start to finish. Through the use of freeware called UE4, you will also learn what software and techniques are used with different games and the concepts of how to apply those techniques in the current video game industry.


 

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Supplies:

  • Sketch book with pencils

  • Flash drive/ hard drive for file transfers


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* NEW * Hand Lettering - CE 303, Tuesday,January 29- April 2 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

CE 303, Tuesdays, January 29- April 2
6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $430
Instructor: Jeremy Friend

 

 

olia-gozha-683765-unsplashLetterforms express more than information, they can also convey sensibilities, ideas, and emotions. You'll learn the language of letterform. This course is designed to provide informative initiation into the discipline of hand-lettering. You'll learn information on the history of hand-lettering, and instruction and demonstration of traditional and digital techniques. You'll learn to be adept at a variety of media and styles, become a problem solver, symbol-maker, and social/cultural reporter.

 

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You will demonstrate an expanded knowledge of hand-lettering. For some students, this will mean learning the difference between creating
art for him/herself and for a client. Along with learning how to balance self-expression and individuality with marketable work, it is also a goal for the students to become more aware of past and present typographers and lettering designers, as well as the current goings on and trends of the type and
lettering world.
You will demonstrate improved craftsmanship skills. This will be achieved through experimentation with new mediums, styles and techniques as well as learning the fundamentals of type and lettering composition, line quality, and mood and how all of these elements impact a hand-lettered
piece.
You will master good work habits. These habits include organization skills, problem-solving skills, achieving focus, following the directions given
for assignments, and meeting deadlines.
You will show a mastery of forming constructive personal opinions about hand-lettering. He/ she will learn to think about his/her own work and the work of their peers and how to state these opinions effectively, constructively, and concisely during critique
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SUPPLIES:

  • Pencils & Erasers Staedtler Lead Holder - 2mm graphite - hard and soft graphite 
  • Hi-Polymer Eraser (2) - 
  • Pentel Artists’ tape 
  • Ruler
  • Paper: Smooth white printer paper (fine tooth) 11x17 
  • Ultra Smooth Bristol board (for long project assignments) Strathmore Series 400 Smooth 14”x17” 
  • Tracing paper (prefer the roll kind, but the pad works too)
  • Pens:
    • Tombow Dual Brush Pens - Black (10)
    • Tombow Dual Brush Pens - Blue (2)
    • Tombow Dual Brush Pens - Orange (2)
    • Pentel Color Brush - Black - medium soft - (5)
    • Pigma Micron Pens - Black - 005-05 and Graphic 1, 2
    • Pilot,Pentel Pocket Brush pens - Black (1) soft (1) hard
    • Kuretake Disposable Pocket Brush Pens - Black - Super fine, Fine, Medium
    • Copic Marker - Black - (1)

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YOUTH ART CLASSES FOR GRADES 1-9

Youth Studio I for Grades 1-3 - YS 11, Saturday, January 26-March 16 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

YS 11, Saturday, January 26- March 16 , 10 a.m.-12 p.m., $175

Instructor: Lisa Wilson

_DSC0059 (1)A class for the budding artist to experience a range of art making techniques and materials. Art instructors will guide your child through a variety of materials and techniques, such as drawing, painting, and at least one 3D project. During this once per week class, students will experience their imagination coming to life.  Assignments vary for each semester and section, so there is always something new to learn!

NOTE: Supplies are provided for Youth Studio courses.

 

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Youth Studio II for Grades 4-5 - YS 12 , Saturday, January 26- March 16 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

YS 12, Saturdays, January 26- March 16
10 a.m. - 12 p.m., $175

Instructor: Nichole Madonna

Youth_Studio_Art_with_Lyndsay_Hoke-115823-edited.jpgA class for the budding artist to experience a range of art making techniques and materials.  Instructors will guide your child through a variety of materials and techniques, such as drawing, painting, and at least one 3D project. During this once per week class students will experience their imagination coming to life.  Assignments vary for each semester and section, so there is always something new to learn!

NOTE: Supplies are provided for Youth Studio courses.


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Young Artist Academy - YS 13, Saturday, January 26- March 16 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

YS 13, Saturdays, January 26- March 16
10a.m. - 12 p.m., $200
Instructor: Carol Aument

141_102415_PCAD-464960-edited.jpgYour child has a creative spark; let’s nurture their curiosity and artistic ability in a supportive weekly class that encourages exploration. Using the principles of design and art history as a foundation, your pre-teen / teen will learn the significance of thinking like an artist as they learn a mix of different art-making techniques, including drawing, painting, sculpting, and more. Lessons will help inform and enhance their personal development as a young artist. This program is open to all skill levels, and provides an atmosphere for self-discovery, camaraderie, and small group learning. At the end of the session, each student will have a mini-exhibition during the larger Youth Exhibition & Reception to celebrate their artistic journey. All materials and supplies included in the cost of the class.

NOTE: Supplies are provided for Young Artist Academy classes.


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Intro to Caricature - YS 35, Saturday, January 26- February 23 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

YS 35, Saturday, January 26- February 16
10am - 12 noon.,  $95

Instructor: James Brook

12182894_173093793035429_1208576509724880076_o Does your child love to draw? Do they enjoy looking at cartoons and telling stories? In Intro to Caricature students will learn from artist James Brook. They'll work through a series of exercises, exploring techniques in both drawing and storytelling. No experience is needed for this course.

 

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Supplies are provided


Intro to Caricature - YS 35-02, Saturday, March 2- March 23 [fa icon="chevron-down"]


YS 35-02, Saturday, Feb 23- March 16
10am- 12 noon, $95

Instructor: James Brook

 12182894_173093793035429_1208576509724880076_oDoes your child love to draw? Do they enjoy looking at cartoons and telling stories? In Intro to Caricature students will learn from artist James Brook. They'll work through a series of exercises, exploring techniques in both drawing and storytelling. No experience is needed for this course.

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Supplies are provided

 


Homeschool Art Studio for Ages 6-13 - YS 40, Tuesday, January 29-March 19 [fa icon="chevron-down"]

YS 40, Tuesdays, January 29- March 19
10:30a.m. - 11:30 a.m., $95
Instructor: Kristi Barto

Let your child explore their inner artist, practice creative problem solving and have fun!

Through this 8-week class, students will explore a variety of art making practices and techniques. By learning about the history behind various artists and their work, students will not only learn artistic techniques, but develop a deeper knowledge for art and its place in history. Because class size is limited, each child will be met at their skill level with lessons flexible to their abilities. 

All materials and supplies are provided for this class. 

Open to ages 6-13. 

 

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Supplies are provided

The college is conveniently located in downtown Lancaster within a short walk from many coffee shops, bakeries, Central Market (open on Tuesday), public library, galleries, and more for parents and younger siblings to explore. 

 

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