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Sharpen your mind and hone your creativity through several diverse offerings of art and music courses.
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From Puccini's "Girl of the Golden West" and "Ballad  of Baby Doe" to "Oklahoma" and "Big Country," we will enjoy hearing some examples of music that was written due to the influence of the culture and expansive landscape of our great American West.  This course will include a tour of the Booth Western Art Museum. 

184SFNA2307A

Start date: 06/07/18

End date: 06/28/18

Fee: $69.00

4 sessions.

Location : Booth Western Art Musuem Location : 
  Booth Western Art Musuem.

Room :  Booth Museum



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Have you ever watched a cartoon and wondered: How did they make this? How do they make the characters move? This class is designed to enhance understanding of the art of animation! This course will introduce how animated film has evolved from its beginnings, the history and work behind some of the world's greatest animated classics, as well as view films and animated shorts from various time periods.

191SFNA2268A

Start date: 07/12/18

End date: 09/06/18

Fee: $119.00

8 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room : Multiple  Room : 
  123. 
  215.



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While most studies of temples, mosques, churches and synagogues concentrate on the "what", "when", and "where", this mini-course will deive into the lesser explored "why". Through interactive discussions and hands on activities, we will discover that this "why", in particular, has served as an esoteric glue uniting all architecture deemed sacred, regardless of location and religious beliefs. 

191SFNA2277A

Start date: 07/18/18

End date: 08/08/18

Fee: $99.00

4 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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This beginning watercolor class will teach the basics: supplies, preparing the paper, creating value studies, painting washes, painting on wet and dry paper, mixing colors and techniques for saving the white of the paper. Instructor will complete class demonstrations and students will complete the exercises the first 6 weeks. In remaining classes, students will paint their own watercolors from a class still life or their own reference photographs. Returning students will build on the skills learned in previous session.

191SFNA2210A

Start date: 07/25/18

End date: 09/12/18

Fee: $139.00

8 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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Give the touch of elegance to your personalized invitations, posters and greetings  -  great for beginners, students, teachers, draftsmen and production technicians.   Focus is on uppercase, lowercase and basic italic lettering using the broad pen. The last class will be devoted to executing an original calligraphic design. Course fee includes all the materials you will need.

184SFNA2261A

Start date: 05/07/18

End date: 06/04/18

Fee: $99.00

4 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room : Multiple  Room : 
  105. 
  203.



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This second part of the classic film western course will pick up the history of the western in 1962 with John Ford's "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" and conclude with James Mangold's 2007 remake of the original 1950's classic "3:10 To Yuma." Included in the course will be films by Sam Peckinpah ("The Wild Bunch"), Marlon Brando ("One Eyed Jacks"), Sergio Leone ("The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly"), and Clint Eastwood ("The Unforgiven").  The course will examine how the western genre film has changed from the early work of John Ford and Howard Hawks to the more recent work of Clint Eastwood and Quentin Tarantino.  Part 1 is not a prerequisite for Part 2. 

191SFNA2350A

Start date: 07/09/18

End date: 08/27/18

Fee: $119.00

8 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  213



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This course introduces the basics of palette mixing, as well as how colors interact with one another to either make or break a work of art with various techniques. Students will be introduced to the color theory, particularly, the color theory of James Gurney and a couple of other artists.  This course would be very helpful for students who have taken or are planning to take, a watercolor/oil/acrylic course. 

184SFNA2288A

Start date: 05/09/18

End date: 05/16/18

Fee: $49.00

2 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  211



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Learn how to recognize and use the controls of the camera to capture images that you will want to share with your friends and family. Learn how to set your camera to take better photographs. Learn how to retrieve the photos from the camera, upload them to your computer, manipulate the size and quality and output them to email and/or your printer. Bring your camera, storage media card (e.g., CompactFlash, SD card, etc.) and camera instruction manual to class.

191SFNA2327A

Start date: 08/15/18

End date: 09/19/18

Fee: $149.00

6 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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This course covers a comprehensive procedure for drawing a portrait.  During the course, students will study the features and structures that make up the human face, the importance of proportion, and learn how to effectively and accurately depict them on paper.  Some drawing experience is preferred but not required. 

191SFNA2272A

Start date: 07/11/18

End date: 09/12/18

Fee: $169.00

10 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room : Multiple  Room : 
  123. 
  215.



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This course will cover the basic fundamentals of drawing in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. We will cover line drawing, composition, proportion, perspective, value and other basics. By the end of the course, students should be able to see and accurately replicate shapes and forms, use light and shadow for effect, and depict simple drawings suitable for display.

191SFNA2204A

Start date: 07/10/18

End date: 08/28/18

Fee: $119.00

8 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room : Multiple  Room : 
  123. 
  215.



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Gouache is a painting method which is centuries old, yet the history and knowledge of its relatively unknown to many people today.  With characteristics of both watercolor and acrylic paint, this art form can be used to create a wide variety of style, form and detail. In this course, students will be introduced to gouache painting methods and technique, as well as, some of the history behind this ancient art form. 

184SFNA2287A

Start date: 05/02/18

End date: 05/23/18

Fee: $99.00

4 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  211



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