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  • A temporary gallery store featuring alumni artists and designers, curated by Robert Apodaca, Owner, Fifth Floor Gallery.

     

    Reception for Alumni and Friends of Otis
    July 25, 3-5pm
    RSVP Required

  • Trials and Troubles

    Jul 25| Special Event
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    Rachel Kushner, Benjamin Weissman, Tom Brosseau; Marcel Dzama, Welcome to the Land of the Bat, 2008 (detail)

    Saturday July 25, 7pm, Free
    Trials and Troubles: A Night of Songs and Stories with Tom Brosseau, Rachel Kushner, and Benjamin Weissman

  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 41


Drafting I


An introduction to the drafting methods and techniques used to create floor plans and elevation views for interior design. In this course students learn to use the basic tools and procedures of drafting to develop effective interior design plans. Course covers tools and applications; practical use of architectural measurement and scale; use of dimensioning methods; and the development of legends. Explores how to incorporate design ideas into a practical plan format to fully realize the interior concept. Students design a unique 800 square foot Minimalist micro mountain retreat, as a vehicle to learn critical drafting methods and techniques. Emphasis is on developing design concepts.

Prerequisite: None

First Class Materials: One each of the following – 14” 30-60 STD triangle, 8” 45 Degree STD triangle, 12” triangle (Arch Hand Scale), H Mars-Lumograph pencil, 2H Mars-Luograph pencil, Sanford Tuff Stuff eraser, Sanford Tuff Stuff Eraser Refill (2-Pak), erasing shield, Ames Lettering Guide, Pocket Pal Template, 8 sheets of 24”x 36”, 16lb. plain clearprt Vellum, 1 roll of Drafting Dots.

Course Details
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Interior Design
Instructor: Staff
Meeting Day(s): Tuesday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): June 09, 2015  -  August 11, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note:
Class Size: 16
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 25207 $395  
Certificate 25208 $430  
Credit 25209 $1250  
9 of 16 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on courses $395 or more (ends at Open House).
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