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0 to 360: Computer Aided Design

Course No. YAID 100 00
Cost $345 Register Now
Sessions 9
Grades 9-12
Instructor Scott Goss
Dates June 5 - June 15 (Monday-Friday) – 14pm

Grades 9-12. In this course students will be given instruction on computer-aided design, or CAD, using the Fusion 360 program. Lessons will include how to measure and design models from scratch, create 2D drawings, renderings, animations, and how to set up files for printing. The class will culminate with a 3D printed object using CWRU's think[box]. This is a great course for any budding maker, engineering enthusiast, product designer or any creative student interested in learning CAD. Knowledge of basic math skills, including geometry, is helpful. Students should be prepared to take notes and utilize ideation sketching that their designs will be based upon. Software and computers provided by CIA.

Art Explorations

Course No. YAFD 120 00
Cost $255 Register Now
Sessions 10
Grades 5-8
Location Cleveland Institute of Art
Dates June 4 - June 15 (Monday-Friday) – 9:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Cleveland Institute of Art

Enjoy exploring endless possibilities for self-expression in many two- and three-dimensional media including drawing, painting, printmaking, handmade books, and more. We will visit the Cleveland Museum of Art where we will derive inspiration from various historical and contemporary cultural influences. We'll have fun doing different things every day.

About the instructor:

Stephanie Miller-Davis recently retired after teaching art for 35 years in public schools. In 2001, she was recognized as an Outstanding Art Teacher by the Ohio Art Education Association. Her preferred medium is clay. Stephanie’s work has recently been featured at Tri-C Eastern Campus Gallery, Heights Arts, and the River Gallery in Rocky River. She is currently working in a new warehouse studio location producing mainly functional ceramics.

Cartooning 101

Course No. YAIL 100 00
Cost $255 Register Now
Sessions 10
Grades 5-8
Location Cleveland Institute of Art
Instructor Josh Usmani
Dates June 4 - June 15 (Monday-Friday) – 14pm
Location: Cleveland Institute of Art

Cartooning 101 is a studio course for young, aspiring cartoonists, designed to introduce and develop a diverse set of skills around this eclectic medium. Students will work individually and collaboratively to develop their own characters and stories. We will explore a variety of media – including colored pencil, watercolor, markers, pen and ink and scratchboard. While the class is primarily a studio course, lectures will introduce students to the nature and history of cartooning – with a specific focus on Cleveland’s influential cartooning professionals.

About the instructor:

Josh Usmani graduated with a BA in Painting from Cleveland State University in 2013. Before graduation, his work had already been featured in over 100 local and regional exhibitions. He is the Visual Arts Editor at Cleveland Scene Magazine, as well as co-director of Popeye Gallery at Survival Kit at 78th Street Studios. He also teaches cartooning classes for an after-school program at Campus International School. His artwork is represented by Tregoning & Company in Cleveland. View his work at http://joshusmani.com.

Create Unique Fabric

Course No. YAFM 135 00
Cost $255 Register Now
Sessions 10
Grades 5-8
Instructor Mary Urbas
Dates June 4 - June 15 (Monday-Friday) – 1:00-4:00pm

This class will give students hands-on experience in the different methods and techniques of applying image, color and other surface embellishments to fabric. The finished cloth can be incorporated into fashion accessories, your favorite new wardrobe piece, or a unique piece of art to hang in your room. Explore a wide range of ways to create pattern on fabric, using dye, paint and a mixture of printing processes. Use the silkscreen as a drawing and printing tool. Experiment with hand-cut stencils, and learn how to transfer your ideas and designs onto a t-shirt, tote bag, bandana and paper. Please bring a blank t-shirt that you'd like to turn into a unique piece of art!

Creative Clay Studio

Course No. YACR 350 00
Cost $310 Register Now
Sessions 10
Grades 6-10
Location Cleveland Institute of Art
Instructor Stephanie Miller-Davis
Dates June 4 - June 15 (Monday-Friday) – 14pm
Location: Cleveland Institute of Art

Young artists are welcome in the clay studio at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Explore your imagination by creating sculpture and pottery through the use of this tactile material. You will learn the skills of hand-building and working on the potter's wheel as you develop and translate your ideas into three-dimensional works of art. You will finish off your creations with high temperature (2350° F) glazes that will be fired off in our professional level kilns. High school students have the opportunity to develop their portfolios for high school or college admission. Be prepared to get messy! Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear (old t-shirts and sneakers are best; no open-toed shoes). All skill levels are welcome.

About the instructor:

Eleni DiMaio is a ceramic artist living and working in Cleveland Ohio. Originally from Rhode Island, DiMaio graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art and fell in love with Cleveland and has lived here eleven years now. During her time at CIA she received a Viktor Schreckengost award for excellence in ceramics. She is a member of the Northern Ohio Clay Guild as well as Brick Ceramics in Collinwood. Her current work is attempting to draw attention to the beauty of ceramic materials by creating jewelry and housewares that are simple, graceful, and strong.

Digital Cartooning

Course No. YAIL 350 00
Cost $365 Register Now
Sessions 10
Grades 9-12
Instructor Josh Usmani
Dates June 4 - June 15 (Monday-Friday) – 9:30am - 12:30pm

Grades 9-12. Looking to develop your digital art and cartooning skills in a fun, supportive and collaborative environment? Digital Cartooning is a studio course designed to introduce young, aspiring cartoonists to professional digital tools, such as: iMacs, Adobe Creative Cloud and Wacom drawing tablets. Students will create and develop an original comic book or strip from start-to-finish entirely on a computer. This unique class offers students the opportunity to improve both narrative storytelling and digital art and design skills. Digital Cartooning is designed to build upon the lessons of Cartooning 101 and Advanced Cartooning, but there is no prerequisite to this course. However, students should have a strong foundation of drawing skills. Software and computers provided by CIA.

Digital Cartooning

Course No. YAIL 350 00
Cost $365 Register Now
Sessions 10
Dates June 4 - June 15 (Monday-Friday) – 9:30am - 12:30pm

Grades 9-12. Looking to develop your digital art and cartooning skills in a fun, supportive and collaborative environment? Digital Cartooning is a studio course designed to introduce young, aspiring cartoonists to professional digital tools, such as: iMacs, Adobe Creative Cloud and Wacom drawing tablets. Students will create and develop an original comic book or strip from start-to-finish entirely on a computer. This unique class offers students the opportunity to improve both narrative storytelling and digital art and design skills. Digital Cartooning is designed to build upon the lessons of Cartooning 101 and Advanced Cartooning, but there is no prerequisite to this course. However, students should have a strong foundation of drawing skills. Software and computers provided by CIA.

Digital Photography and Adobe Photoshop

Course No. YAPH 100 00
Cost $185 Register Now
Sessions 5
Grades 5-8
Instructor Nicole Bozickovich
Dates June 11 - June 15 (Monday-Friday) – 9:30am - 12:30pm

Grades 5-8. This class will encourage creativity through photography. You will be introduced to key elements of photography including composition, portraits, landscapes, and more. Through experimentation and demonstrations you will create images and begin to understand the medium as an art form. Students will then take their images to the computer lab and learn to alter them using Photoshop: cropping, light balance, color editing, and more. Emphasis will be placed on enjoyment, fun, and creativity. Please bring your own camera – any point-and-shoot model will do.

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