Creative Outlets

Challenge your creative side by registering for one of these classes today! Have questions? Contact us 501.450.3118 or outreach@uca.edu.

Introduction to Mixed Media Art Journaling

Learn all about different types of art paper and journals, how to prep your pages for mixed media, the different types of mediums and materials available, layering mixed media style, guided art journal layouts and play in your journals time. Suitable for students with little or no art experience and those who just want to learn how to art journal. Supplies include everything you need for class and basic materials to take home with you, as well as online resources for free mini courses and mixed media artists. Lunch break is included.

Regular Fee: $59

Sat, September 7 - September 7

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Material Fee: $15

Location: UCA Downtown

Instructor: Jessica Lane

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Smartphone Photography for Kids

It has been said that "a picture is worth a thousand words." For kids living in this present age of social media, pictures are practically EVERY word. Let Tommy Wallace show your kid (5th grade or above) how to best use their smartphone to best use their smartphone to make a strong foundational photo and how to apply quality editing techniques. This two-session course promises to take your child's picture-taking quality to a higher level allowing your child's online photos to jump off the screen and speak proudly and boldly to their followers.

Regular Fee: $40

Mon, September 30 - October 7

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center

Instructor: Tommy Wallace | Tommy Wallace Photography

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Editing Your Smartphone Photos

Go from good to great with your smartphone photography by editing that photo with an app you can download to your phone. From minor adjustments to artistic tweaks, you will have your photo looking just like you pictured it. Beginning with some tips for making a great foundational photo, we will quickly move toward developing skills that will produce wonderful photos through the process of editing.

Regular Fee: $50

Thurs, October 3 - October 10

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursdays

Location: UCA Downtown

Instructor: Tommy Wallace | Tommy Wallace Photography

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How to Paint in a Series

In this workshop you will be creating art with a single focus determined by you. Your instructor will guide you to make choices on materials, color, and theme. We will focus on exploration rather than on a perfect painting while keeping it small, simple, and familiar. You will make a series of 5 mixed media paintings in class. You will learn about different mediums, materials, composition, color theory and much more. Supplies include everything you need for class and basic materials to take home with you as well as free online resources. Lunch break is included.

Regular Fee: $59

Sat, October 5 - October 5

8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Material fee: $25

Location: UCA Downtown

Instructor: Jessica Lane

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Camera Crash Course

You've just bought a new camera, and you have no idea how to use it. SO many buttons, settings and accessories - where do you start? Professional photographer Mike Kemp is here to help in this one-day course to get photography enthusiasts familiar with the cameras. It will touch on camera settings, composition and making the most of situations that might arise while taking photos.

Regular Fee: $80

Sat, October 12 - October 12

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Art Journaling with Acrylics, Pastels, and Charcoals

Join Jessica Lane for her popular art journaling workshop again, but this time, with a twist! Bring your trusty journal and come prepared to learn the basics of using acrylic, charcoal and pastel mediums to expand your artistic skill-set and add depth to your creations. The course is suitable for beginners and includes all materials needed for class, including your journal, though you can feel free to bring your own if you already have one. A lunch break is included.

Regular Fee: $59

Sat, November 16 - November 16

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Material fee: $20

Location: UCA Downtown

Instructor: Jessica Lane

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