Bring your art into the 21st century in this bright new major. Wire LED lights behind the scenes of your canvas to add twinkle to the stars in your sky, light candles on your birthday cake or make your dragon’s eyes glow. Explore different painting techniques to pair with your lights. Mix acrylic paints and experiment with elements of composition. Generate patterns, lines and shapes with various brush strokes. Invite guests to the dazzling opening of your brilliant gallery show.
Get ready to call the shots as part of your own short film production. Learn about movie genres and filming techniques. Take on the role of screenwriter, cinematographer, actor or director on a production team of your peers. Write a winning screenplay, capture images with digital video cameras and edit your work with iMovie. Once you’ve wrapped, premiere your movie masterpiece at an end-of-session screening.
Explore and share your vision from behind the lens. Use DSLR cameras and Adobe Photoshop Elements to produce pictures like a pro. Study innovative photography practices. Experiment with artistic and technical tricks of the trade. Learn to mount and display your collection. Host an end-of-session gallery opening to highlight your favorite pieces. Take home a digital portfolio full of high-impact images.
Turn your personal vision into a runway reality. Learn about the leading innovators of the fashion world. Work on sewing machines and practice hand-sewing techniques. Paint your own detailed designs to create unique fabrics. Button up your sketching, hemming and alteration skills. Design a mini-collection featuring your own machine-sewn, hand-painted garments, bags and accessories. Make a bold fashion statement in your runway debut.