Spring Enrichment Classes
Traditional Chinese Calligraphy (606)Dr. Chengjun Yin, Studio 2
Saturday, May 12
1-4 pm/One day
Calligraphy is one of China s greatest high art forms and a cornerstone of Chinese culture. Participants will receive an introduction to the history of Chinese calligraphy; learn about the main schools of the art form, and how to paint Chinese calligraphy. All materials are included.
Dr. Yin is a visiting scholar at the Confucius Institute at WMU.
Filmmaking: Scriptwriting (832)Todd Bannon, Multipurpose Classroom
Tuesdays, April 10 - May 15
6:30 - 9 pm / 6 weeks
Learn to write stories for stage and screen. Students will learn correct script formatting, story structure, character development, and the secrets of good dialog. Get tips and exercises for finding inspiration, developing ideas, and finishing with feedback and revision. Find our how the pros protect and shop their scripts, and how and where to connect with local producers.
Filmmaking: Script to Camera (831)TBA, Computer Lab
Thursdays, April 12 - May 17
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
Whether you're a solo filmmaker or directing a crew for a substantial project, following a well-defined filmmaking process is crucial. Learn the secrets of movie magic from the beginning. This course will cover production planning, script breakdown, story boarding, resource development, call sheets, shot lists, and all the other bits of movie-making that set you up for a successful film project.
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Art for the Non-Art Teacher (600)Karen Matson, Studio 4
Thursdays, April 12 - May 10
6:30 - 9 pm/5 weeks
Discover practical tips, resources and lessons to help bring art into your classroom or children s group. You ll create a variety of easy, entertaining, and educational hands-on projects that are not only fun, but integrate creative activities into other subjects. All supplies will be provided. No prior art experience necessary! A limited number of scholarships are available for the tuition. Please contact Barb Scott in the Art School Office.