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Continuing Education Classes Begin February 4

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Start, or Renew, a New Creative Practice in 2017

Whether picking up a new technique or exploring a new career, there are over 125 classes in multiple disciplines beginning the week of February 4. Continuing Education and Pre-College Programs offers a wide range of night and weekend courses taught by practicing professionals in art and design. The distinctive programs provide real opportunities for learning new skills, trying new challenges, and exercising your creativity.

Introduction to Product Design or Fashion Photography are great choices for the entrepreneurially-minded, while hands-on workshops such as Intro to Letterpress or Watercolor Painting are a great way to explore a new topic or medium. Favorite offerings include Digital Drawing & IllustrationWriting Children's Books, Typography II, as well as Portfolio Preparation classes for students planning to pursue a higher degree in art and design. 

For those looking for a course of study, certificate programs are offered in the areas of art education, digital media arts, fashion design, fine arts, graphic design, interior design, lighting design, photography, product design, and textile/surface design. "These programs are intended to prepare students for a broad range of opportunities in art and design practices and creative industries," says Amy Gantman, Dean of Continuing Education & Pre-College Programs at Otis College of Art and Design.

Spring classes begin on February 4, 2017. To view current course listings, visit