May 16, 2013
Scholarships Fund CIA Grads' Travel Dreams
May 03, 2013 @ Arts Collinwood in Cleveland, OH
Biomedical Art Exhibition
May 16, 2013
Plain Dealer Reports on the Groundbreaking of the New Gund Building
May 20, 2013
2013 Student Summer Show
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May 09, 2013
Four High School Students Awarded in CIA's National 2D3D Art + Design Contest
May 31, 2013
Cinematheque to Present Two Parallel Comedy Film Series
May 02, 2013
Performance Art at MOCA Cleveland
Character Design & Development
Exploration of tools, techniques, and hands-on skills required in the creation of professional illustrations, graphics, type, and visuals, integrating Illustrator and basic Photoshop imaging techniques in a lecture/ studio environment. Offered spring. 3 credits.expand collapse
Course No. ILL390/490 Credits: 3
Faculty Larry O'Neal
Students will illustrate and provide art and production services for individual clients as well as for organizations in a professional studio setting. The course emphasizes the student's development of problem-solving, meeting client demands, communication skills, organization and effective time management, proper preparation of artwork for reproduction, teamwork and collaboration - all specific to the marketplace as an introduction to real-life challenges. Offered fall and spring. 3 credits.
This is an advanced video course, investigating the scope of symbolic and improvisatory cinematic storytelling. Students will explore unconventional methods of video acquisition, manipulation, processing, editing and display. Students will be able to delve into media hybrids, and rather than established narrative forms, underscoring metaphorical poetic styles that inform the structure of the work. Emphasize will be towards development of acute observational skills and innovative visualization techniques, encourage divergent thinking and cognitive flexibility. This course is for students who have a sustained interest in using video technology as part of their art-making. Note: Experimental Video (or Motion Graphics) is a required course for all Video majors and Animation majors. Required materials: A 7200 rpm hard drive, a set of headphones and a notebook.
Experimentation in Electronic Arts II
Course No. TIM416.2 Credits: 3
Faculty Nicholas Economos
This is a seminar class that guides students in the development and realization of a semester long research project in electronic arts. Projects can be in a wide range of areas, hybrid thinking and intermedia approaches are strongly encouraged. Topics in the theory and history of contemporary art related to current and emerging practices will also be discussed. The class is designed to allow for synthesis of content from earlier studies into significant finished work that will be shown in an exhibition planned, managed and coordinated by the students under the direction of the instructor. Offered spring. 3 credits.expand collapse
Fundamentals of Illustration
Introduction to illustration, covering past and current influences. Emphasis on development of concepts and design, including use of materials and techniques. Offered fall. 3 credits.expand collapse
Graphic Novels & Sequential Art
Course No. ILL367.2 Credits: 3
Faculty John Chuldenko
This course covers the areas of sequencing and storyboard development. This is a growing field within the traditional print illustration discipline. New techniques, ideas and concepts will be threads throughout the class as students explore character development, lighting and perspective and background concepts development. Offered spring. 3 credits.expand collapse
Illustration for Publication
This course will focus on applications of digital and tactile processes, materials, and techniques from concept development through final reproduction. Offered fall. 3 credits.expand collapse
This course will prepare illustration students to become working professionals within the marketing communications community. It will motivate the student's visual awareness, teaching the student to conceptualize, design and execute on a professional level. Students learn to produce quality illustrations and to be responsible for the conceptual aspects of a project whenever necessary. This course encourages students to develop a confident knowledge of design in illustration, the thinking process, and production techniques necessary to compete in the field of applied arts.expand collapse
John's love of art began at his high school in Midland Pennsylvania. By the age of seventeen he had already wo...more
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