January 24, 2011

Emily Carr University of Art + Design | Continuing Studies

Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Emily Carr University of Art + DesignIllustration Workshop | March 12 + 19

Digital Video Workshop | April 9 + 16
Held in Emily Carr’s cutting-edge media labs, the Digital Video Workshop students will explore the possibilities of creating appropriation-based video works using found footage, YouTube and Final Cut Pro. Students will think through choices based on form, rhythm, and content, and learn technical skills relating to importing/exporting, transitions, sequencing, and sound. This workshop will culminate with a screening and critique of students’ projects.

Portfolio Workshop| April 10 + 17
This intensive weekend workshop focuses on developing skills in documentation, writing, and the production of digital and physical portfolios. Students will have the opportunity to bring in their current portfolios for review by leading faculty. Issues surrounding selection of work, photo documentation and practical approaches to building a strong portfolio will be discussed. This workshop is ideal for students looking to study art and design at a post-secondary level.

Spring Break Design Camp | March 21 – 26
Are you interested in designing the future? Are you excited about using design to visualize and implement better bike routes, recycling systems, or sustainable food networks? If you’re keen to learn design skills, collaborate with like-minded youth and get creative around some of today’s biggest sustainability challenges, this camp is for you. Focused on designing for positive change, this multi-disciplinary camp will guide young designers as they address some of urban Vancouver’s most pressing issues. Get ready for a six-day hands-on think tank, with instruction in thinking like a designer, idea generation, sketching, prototyping, communication design, and more!

Summer Institute for Teens | July 4 – July 29
Ready to spend the summer in Vancouver, immersed in the pre-college experience? The Summer Institute for Teens is an intensive four-week program in art and design studies during the month of July. Hands-on studio practice is complemented by discussion, in-class critique, visits to Vancouver art galleries and participation in a public exhibition. Students will develop both a portfolio and a set of core skills in preparation for post-secondary training in art or design. Studio Options: 3D Design Studio, Ceramics Studio (NEW), Digital Photography Studio, Drawing Studio (Focus on Illustration or Focus on Creative Process), Graphic Design Studio, Graphic Novel Studio, Painting Studio, Textile Form Studio (NEW), or Aboriginal Arts Studio (not open for general registration – contact us for application package).

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