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  • Campus offices and facilities are closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Ahamnson Hall and Galef Center are open Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 9-6.

    Graduate Studios are open to those students who have approved access.

  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    Design Week June 21-27, 2015

    I AM THE CITY

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC

    www.field-experiments.com

     

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 41


Color Theory & Design


An essential course for anyone pursuing or currently working in any art or design field who must communicate effectively with color. Confidence and skill are developed through weekly color-mixing exercises and homework projects using gouache.

Through lecture, demonstration, critique, and practical experience, students investigate color theory, historical color comparison, color in nature, and analyze masterpiece color. Lectures include the phenomena of color and light and the use of color as a marketing tool.

Prerequisite: None (may be taken concurrently with XGRD5012 2-Dimensional Design)

First class materials for Caroline Blake: Notebook, 2" x 18" clear plastic grid ruler, 19" x 23" layout bond 16 pound (lb) weight, 2H pencil, eraser, illustration board (15" x 20" Crescent cold press medium weight), 2 tapes: 1/2" drafting or graphic arts tape (low-tack), 1 inch masking tape (high tack), one large size tube of permanent white gouache (Windsor Newton), #6 Windsor Newton Sceptre gold round brush, 2 plastic water containers, large palette, compass (opens to 5" radius), eyedropper

First class materials for Cole Case: Materials will be sold in a kit at the following retail company:

Blick
Address: 2602 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310-450-7015, Heather
Store Hours:
• Mo-Fr: 9-8
• Sa: 9-7
• Su: 11-6

Course Details
Course Code: XGRD1101
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Foundation Course
Instructor: Caroline Blake
Meeting Day(s): Saturday
Meeting Time(s): 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): May 30, 2015  -  August 08, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: July 4, 2015
Class Size: 16
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 25172 $395 Add to Cart
Certificate 25173 $430 Add to Cart
Credit 25174 $1250 Add to Cart
7 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).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
Section 2 Foundation Course
Instructor: Cole Case
Meeting Day(s): Monday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): June 01, 2015  -  August 03, 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 25175 $395 Add to Cart
Certificate 25176 $430 Add to Cart
Credit 25177 $1250 Add to Cart
-1 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).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
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