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3-D Design (Hybrid)— 2021-01-12 through  2021-04-29$499— HybridView Details

15 Tues. and Thurs., Jan. 12-April 29, 3:10-5:10 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 130. 3-D Design is a hybrid/studio course focused on the fundamentals and technical principles of working three dimensionally. Students will utilize a number of construction methods and materials to create, represent, respond to, and reflect on form, space, and volume. Students will be required to attend in-person or virtually at the scheduled class time. Students will be required to schedule studio time. Lectures and demos will be live-streamed via Zoom and recordings will be available on Moodle. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART132.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095657
Digital Graphics Design - Adobe Illustrator (Hybrid)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-04-28$565— HybridView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Jan. 11-April 28, 3:10-5:10 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 204. This course covers the basics of using Adobe Illustrator to create vector objects and layouts for print and interactive environments. Students will learn how to create and manipulate shapes, work with type, color, gradients, fills and strokes. Students will learn how to work with spot and process colors, create die lines for packaging and other basic design principles. You will also learn to prep files for print and choose the correct color space for various applications. The Adobe Certified Associate Exam for Illustrator is included in the cost. Lectures will be simulcast via Zoom. Students must have Adobe Illustrator and adequate computer equipment to attend class remotely. Instructor will be in the lab during scheduled class times. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as VCA150.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095049
Digital Imaging - Adobe Photoshop (Hybrid)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-04-28$565— HybridView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Jan. 11-April 28, 1-3 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 204. Learn Adobe Photoshop, a photo manipulation tool used to create images for print and the web. Learn how to use layers, effects, filters, masks and selection techniques for proper image editing. Incorporate type and vector objects into bitmap layouts. You will learn about color management, using various tools to restore damaged images, automating tasks, and choosing the proper color space for print and Web applications. The basics of using a digital camera and scanner and the rights management of images is also covered. The Adobe Certified Associate Exam for Photoshop is included in the cost for this course. Lectures will be simulcast via Zoom. Students must have Adobe Photoshop and adequate computer equipment to attend class remotely. Instructor will be in the lab during scheduled class times. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as VCA127.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095060
Digital Photography 1 (Hybrid)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-04-28$525— HybridView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Jan. 11-April 28, 3:10-5:10 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 120. Students will gain a strong understanding of manual exposure with a digital camera, working in camera raw, digital workflow, and natural light. Be introduced to the artistic principles of aesthetics, composition, color, and applying those principles to the digital photography medium. You will also work in post processing with lightroom, photoshop, and output to digital prints. Taught live online via Zoom, and lectures are also recorded and posted to Moodle. Fine Arts computer lab will be open during class times for student use, and the instructor will be present. Required texts, Digital Photography: A Basic Manual by Henry Horenstein; (ISBN-13:9780316020749), and Digital Photography Workbook by Kim Mosely; (ISBN-13:9780966321531), available at nmc.edu/bookstore. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. Course may also be taken for academic credit as ART 174.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095066
Drawing (Livestream)— 2021-01-12 through  2021-04-29$499— LivestreamView Details

15 Tues. & Thurs., Jan. 12-April 29, 1-3 p.m. Students will be introduced to basic drawing skills and techniques through the use of line, form, composition, perspective and the use of chiaroscuro. The course emphasis is on using drawing as a vehicle for seeing and communicating. Students will learn to judge proportions, create volume, depict the illusion of space and to analyze their own work as well as others. Black and white dry medium will be used for all assignments. Students are expected to attend virtually via Zoom at the scheduled class time. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART121.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095676
History of Western Art II (Online)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-05-01$565— OnlineView Details

15 weeks, Jan. 11-May 1, Access anytime. This course is designed to introduce major trends in Western Art from the Renaissance through Modernism to the present. Significant works of painting, sculpture and architecture are presented within the social, political and cultural context of each period. Required text, Art History Book Package, Portable Edition, Books 4 and 6, by Marilyn Stokstad, Michael W. Cothren, available at the NMC Bookstore (nmc.edu/bookstore). NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART112.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095088
Life Drawing (Hybrid)— 2021-01-12 through  2021-04-29$509— HybridView Details

15 Tues. and Thurs., Jan. 12-April 29, 3:10-5:10 p.m., Scholars Hall Rm. 30 (lower level). Drawing from a nude model, students learn to analyze form in terms of planes, construction, mass, light and shadow, action, attitude, rhythm and proportion in this hybrid/studio course. Areas covered consist of gesture drawing, quick sketch, long pose, composition and focus on the details of the head, hands and feet. Students will be required to attend in-person to draw from live models, or virtually at the scheduled class time. Students will need to purchase the Life Drawing Kit and required text, Gateways to Drawing, from the NMC Bookstore (nmc.edu/bookstore). Classes with models will be live-streamed via Zoom and recordings will be available on Moodle. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART222.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095696
Painting (Hybrid)— 2021-01-12 through  2021-04-29$499— HybridView Details

15 Tues. and Thurs., Jan. 12-April 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 130. Students will be introduced to the techniques and materials of painting in this hybrid/studio course. Includes use of creative effects, additive and subtractive approaches, and mixing of color to create effective paintings in a step-by-step manner. Students will be required to attend in-person or virtually at the scheduled class time. Lectures and demos will be live-streamed via Zoom and recordings will be available on Moodle. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART162.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095706
Pottery (Hybrid)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-04-28$519— HybridView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Jan. 11-April 28, 3:10-5:10 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 135. This hybrid/studio course welcomes beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. Come and explore hand-building and pottery wheel techniques in this 15-week course. Students will work with a variety of clays and firing techniques. Students will be required to schedule studio time. Lectures and demos will be live-streamed via Zoom and recordings will be available on Moodle. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART152.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095560
Printmaking (Hybrid)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-04-28$519— HybridView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Jan. 11-April 28, 1-3 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 132. Students will be introduced to a wide variety of print media: relief, intaglio, embossing and monotype in this hybrid/studio course. You will gain knowledge of the history, conception, production and presentation of achromatic prints. Students will be required to attend in-person or virtually at the scheduled class time. Students will be required to schedule studio/press time. Lectures and demos will be live-streamed via Zoom and recordings will be available on Moodle. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART182.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095568
Watercolor Painting (Hybrid)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-04-28$499— HybridView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Jan. 11-April 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 130. Students will be introduced to the techniques and materials of watercolor painting in this hybrid/studio course. Includes use of creative effects, additive and subtractive approaches, and mixing of color to create effective paintings in a step-by-step manner. Students will be required to attend in-person or virtually at the scheduled class time. Lectures and demos will be live-streamed via Zoom and recordings will be available on Moodle. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART166.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095624
Pottery (Hybrid)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-04-28$519— HybridView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Jan. 11-April 28, 3:10-5:10 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 135. This hybrid/studio course welcomes beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. Come and explore hand-building and pottery wheel techniques in this 15-week course. Students will work with a variety of clays and firing techniques. Students will be required to schedule studio time. Lectures and demos will be live-streamed via Zoom and recordings will be available on Moodle. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART152.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095560
Watercolor Painting (Hybrid)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-04-28$499— HybridView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Jan. 11-April 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 130. Students will be introduced to the techniques and materials of watercolor painting in this hybrid/studio course. Includes use of creative effects, additive and subtractive approaches, and mixing of color to create effective paintings in a step-by-step manner. Students will be required to attend in-person or virtually at the scheduled class time. Lectures and demos will be live-streamed via Zoom and recordings will be available on Moodle. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART166.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095624
Printmaking (Hybrid)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-04-28$519— HybridView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Jan. 11-April 28, 1-3 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 132. Students will be introduced to a wide variety of print media: relief, intaglio, embossing and monotype in this hybrid/studio course. You will gain knowledge of the history, conception, production and presentation of achromatic prints. Students will be required to attend in-person or virtually at the scheduled class time. Students will be required to schedule studio/press time. Lectures and demos will be live-streamed via Zoom and recordings will be available on Moodle. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART182.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095568
Digital Photography 1 (Hybrid)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-04-28$525— HybridView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Jan. 11-April 28, 3:10-5:10 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 120. Students will gain a strong understanding of manual exposure with a digital camera, working in camera raw, digital workflow, and natural light. Be introduced to the artistic principles of aesthetics, composition, color, and applying those principles to the digital photography medium. You will also work in post processing with lightroom, photoshop, and output to digital prints. Taught live online via Zoom, and lectures are also recorded and posted to Moodle. Fine Arts computer lab will be open during class times for student use, and the instructor will be present. Required texts, Digital Photography: A Basic Manual by Henry Horenstein; (ISBN-13:9780316020749), and Digital Photography Workbook by Kim Mosely; (ISBN-13:9780966321531), available at nmc.edu/bookstore. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. Course may also be taken for academic credit as ART 174.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095066
Digital Imaging - Adobe Photoshop (Hybrid)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-04-28$565— HybridView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Jan. 11-April 28, 1-3 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 204. Learn Adobe Photoshop, a photo manipulation tool used to create images for print and the web. Learn how to use layers, effects, filters, masks and selection techniques for proper image editing. Incorporate type and vector objects into bitmap layouts. You will learn about color management, using various tools to restore damaged images, automating tasks, and choosing the proper color space for print and Web applications. The basics of using a digital camera and scanner and the rights management of images is also covered. The Adobe Certified Associate Exam for Photoshop is included in the cost for this course. Lectures will be simulcast via Zoom. Students must have Adobe Photoshop and adequate computer equipment to attend class remotely. Instructor will be in the lab during scheduled class times. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as VCA127.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095060
Digital Graphics Design - Adobe Illustrator (Hybrid)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-04-28$565— HybridView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Jan. 11-April 28, 3:10-5:10 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 204. This course covers the basics of using Adobe Illustrator to create vector objects and layouts for print and interactive environments. Students will learn how to create and manipulate shapes, work with type, color, gradients, fills and strokes. Students will learn how to work with spot and process colors, create die lines for packaging and other basic design principles. You will also learn to prep files for print and choose the correct color space for various applications. The Adobe Certified Associate Exam for Illustrator is included in the cost. Lectures will be simulcast via Zoom. Students must have Adobe Illustrator and adequate computer equipment to attend class remotely. Instructor will be in the lab during scheduled class times. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as VCA150.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095049
History of Western Art II (Online)— 2021-01-11 through  2021-05-01$565— OnlineView Details

15 weeks, Jan. 11-May 1, Access anytime. This course is designed to introduce major trends in Western Art from the Renaissance through Modernism to the present. Significant works of painting, sculpture and architecture are presented within the social, political and cultural context of each period. Required text, Art History Book Package, Portable Edition, Books 4 and 6, by Marilyn Stokstad, Michael W. Cothren, available at the NMC Bookstore (nmc.edu/bookstore). NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART112.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095088
Drawing (Livestream)— 2021-01-12 through  2021-04-29$499— LivestreamView Details

15 Tues. & Thurs., Jan. 12-April 29, 1-3 p.m. Students will be introduced to basic drawing skills and techniques through the use of line, form, composition, perspective and the use of chiaroscuro. The course emphasis is on using drawing as a vehicle for seeing and communicating. Students will learn to judge proportions, create volume, depict the illusion of space and to analyze their own work as well as others. Black and white dry medium will be used for all assignments. Students are expected to attend virtually via Zoom at the scheduled class time. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART121.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095676
Painting (Hybrid)— 2021-01-12 through  2021-04-29$499— HybridView Details

15 Tues. and Thurs., Jan. 12-April 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 130. Students will be introduced to the techniques and materials of painting in this hybrid/studio course. Includes use of creative effects, additive and subtractive approaches, and mixing of color to create effective paintings in a step-by-step manner. Students will be required to attend in-person or virtually at the scheduled class time. Lectures and demos will be live-streamed via Zoom and recordings will be available on Moodle. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART162.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095706
3-D Design (Hybrid)— 2021-01-12 through  2021-04-29$499— HybridView Details

15 Tues. and Thurs., Jan. 12-April 29, 3:10-5:10 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 130. 3-D Design is a hybrid/studio course focused on the fundamentals and technical principles of working three dimensionally. Students will utilize a number of construction methods and materials to create, represent, respond to, and reflect on form, space, and volume. Students will be required to attend in-person or virtually at the scheduled class time. Students will be required to schedule studio time. Lectures and demos will be live-streamed via Zoom and recordings will be available on Moodle. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART132.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095657
Life Drawing (Hybrid)— 2021-01-12 through  2021-04-29$509— HybridView Details

15 Tues. and Thurs., Jan. 12-April 29, 3:10-5:10 p.m., Scholars Hall Rm. 30 (lower level). Drawing from a nude model, students learn to analyze form in terms of planes, construction, mass, light and shadow, action, attitude, rhythm and proportion in this hybrid/studio course. Areas covered consist of gesture drawing, quick sketch, long pose, composition and focus on the details of the head, hands and feet. Students will be required to attend in-person to draw from live models, or virtually at the scheduled class time. Students will need to purchase the Life Drawing Kit and required text, Gateways to Drawing, from the NMC Bookstore (nmc.edu/bookstore). Classes with models will be live-streamed via Zoom and recordings will be available on Moodle. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. May also be taken for academic credit as ART222.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 401095696