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CIA Exhibition: Aug 28, 2014

2014 Faculty Exhibition Opening Reception

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Story: Aug 18, 2014

CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list

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CIA Exhibition: Aug 28, 2014

2014 Faculty Exhibition

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Enjoy a free summer concert series, The Beat Uptown, happening tonight from 6-9pm at the corner of Mayfield Road and Euclid Avenue. Stop by and sample all tha...

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Biomedical grad wins award for animation on stuttering

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Filmmaker and author John Waters to present one-man show

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Student-designed app teaches embryology, improves scores

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Fall 2014 Open House

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8/21-24: Harold Lloyd in The Freshman, Filth, Dormant Beauty & more!

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The Importance of the Figure

11/26/13  |  Posted by Jordan Charlton  |  Posted in Digital Creativity

Being able to understand and draw the human figure is a valuable thing to know. You want the people you draw to be anatomically correct, even if you're going to stylize the drawing. There are...

3D modeling: Blender Vs. Maya

11/12/13  |  Posted by Jordan Charlton  |  Posted in Digital Creativity

3D Modeling is a very useful tool that is used by all different kinds of artists. Calculate how a sculpture will fit into a space before building by making mini models, or use it as...

OS X Mavericks: The Newest Operating System is a Free Upgrade!

11/12/13  |  Posted by Jordan Charlton  |  Posted in Digital Canvas - Tips & Tricks

Apple released the latest version of OS X operating system called Mavericks! This new operating system offers a lot of new changes such as improvements to the Calendar app and Safari web browser. There is...

Garageband is Free with iOS 7!

11/04/13  |  Posted by Jordan Charlton  |  Posted in Digital Canvas - Apps & Accessories

With the new iOS 7 comes a new look and design. You can arrange more tracks than you previously could, and you can use airdrop to drop sounds right into the composition! Recording This app comes with...

Monster Manipulation

10/22/13  |  Posted by Jordan Charlton  |  Posted in Digital Creativity

As an artist, and more specifically as an illustrator, I sometimes want to be able to see my work move. One tool that I find very helpful for that would be After Effects. I find...

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