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Fall 2020 Lecture Series
Covid-19 and Art and Design Activities and Events
Todd Art Gallery, 210 Gallery, and Glass Gallery are open for your viewing per in-place campus precautions. Exhibit receptions and other group events are canceled until further notice.
Art and Design Student Works
Saturdays at Todd (S@T) are virtual for the 2020-2021 Academic Year. Watch for a variety of opportunities. Materials for each workshop will be available to you in Todd Hall, Room 212 or by curbside with appointment made through 615-898-5532.
Saturdays at Todd via Zoom
Join Professor Tony Rodriguez,Assistant Professor, MTSU Art and Design for a lecture on breaking into the illustration industry and an Animated Illustration demonstration in Photoshop CC. Rodriguez will cover the following animated illustration basics in Photoshop:
- The Glow
- Rotation and Repaints
- Accessing the Timeline
- Bloat and Pucker Tools
- Liquify and Warp tools
Register: Animated Illustration
Rodriguez Animated Illustration Video: https://vimeo.com/457075121
Mold Making and Casting
Join Associate Professor Mark McLeod as he demonstrates by asynchronous recording an easy, one-part mold-making and casting process using readily available and inexpensive materials. This demo will walk you through the process of selecting reproducible objects, creating a silicone-based mold and then casting the object in plaster. Visit Mark at https://markmcleod.org/
YouTube Video Access:Mold Making and Casting Materials Needed
Fall 2020 Artist / Professor Lecture Series
Next Artist/Professor Lecture
2–2:45 p.m.—Wednesday, November 18: Mark Mcleod & Douglas Dabbs
Now Open For Viewing – Todd Art Gallery
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Saturday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Art Exhibits are available for viewing with applicable Covid-19 precautions in place.
For additional MTSU Covid-19 information: MTSU Coronavirus Updates
A joint exhibition, in Todd Art Gallery, Todd Hall, Room 224A
Curated by Dr. Barbara and Leroy Hodges
MTSU Spring 2021 Course Information
Beginning Illustration | Art 4290
Beginning Illustration always fills up super fast, so this Spring semester, we're offering TWO sections! Learn how to illustrate for children's books, band posters, advertisements, magazines, and more. Contact Professor Dabbs at email@example.com with any questions you have about ART 4290 and register before these two sections are full!
Motion-Based Illustration | ART 4001 002
Illustrators implement movement to elevate visual narratives and enrapture audiences. Through the exploration of time-based illustration techniques, students amplify their knowledge of digital tools and refine their technical skills. Students analyze the illustrator's role in a design-based production environment and employ professional best practices to develop animated illustrations for diverse venues.
Videos Left to Right: Motion-Based Illustration Student Works and Professor Tony Rodriguez's After Effects Tutorials
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