Intensive Workshops for Artists & Designers

Columbus College of Art & Design's Continuing & Professional Studies department is launching a series of new intensive workshops for practicing artists and designers looking for a deeper dive into new techniques, from bookbinding and metal coloring to collage and textile design.

In a nutshell

Intensive Workshops for Artists & Designers

Registration: April 1 through 7 days before classes begin.

Classes: Drawing and Design Development for Textile and Surface Pattern | Textile Design: Design, Carve and Print, using the Lino Print Technique | Adventures in Bookbinding | Color on Metal | Dismantle: Reconstructing the Idea of Practice of Collage through Exploration, Fragmentation, and Performance

Dates: June 26–28 and July 24–26

Schedule: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Program cost: $395

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Refund and withdrawal policy

By registering for classes, you accept responsibility for paying for the entire session regardless of the method of payment and/or attendance in class. CCAD does not have an automatic withdrawal policy. Nonattendance does not constitute official withdrawal from one or more classes. To withdraw from a course and /or request a refund, you must submit your request in writing. Tuition and fees are non-transferable.

  • One full week prior to start of class 100% less $75 administration fee
  • After first class but before second class 60%
  • After second class but before third class 40%
  • No refunds thereafter


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Drawing and Design Development for Textile and Surface Pattern

June 26–28
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $395, including registration, materials, and lunch
Registration: April 1–June 19

Veteran artist and fashion illustrator Kim Foster will lead the first in a new series of Intensive Workshops for Artists & Designers at Columbus College of Art & Design. The workshop is geared toward professional artists looking to explore a variety of textile and surface pattern development techniques, including experimental drawing and mark-making. Participants will learn how to explore a range of drawing techniques and media and develop design ideas for a surface pattern or an original composition.


 

Textile Design: Design, Carve and Print, using the Lino Print Technique

July 24–26
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $395, including registration, materials, and lunch
Registration: April 1–July 17

Veteran artist and fashion illustrator Kim Foster will lead this textile-focused class in a new series of Intensive Workshops for Artists & Designers at Columbus College of Art & Design. The workshop is geared toward professional artists looking to learn the method of hand block printing, using the lino printing technique. Participants will learn the technique of block printing onto fabric and paper, using a variety of ways that a single motif can be repeated to create a range of pattern designs. And participants will learn how to transfer their designs and carve their lino blocks, using a linoleum cutter.


 

Adventures in Bookbinding

July 24–26
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $395, including registration, materials, and lunch
Registration: April 1–July 17

Artist, photographer, and bookbinder Claudia Retter will lead this bookbinding class in a new series of Intensive Workshops for Artists & Designers at Columbus College of Art & Design. The workshop is geared toward professional artists looking to learn bookbinding techniques. Participants will learn a number of different processes, including single sheet mini-books, accordion, pamphlet stitch binding, Japanese stab binding, and wrapped board cover binding. And participants will leave the workshop with a finished project.

 

Color on Metal

July 24–26
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $395, including registration, materials, and lunch
Registration: April 1–July 17

Veteran metalsmith and educator Kelly Nye will lead this metal coloring class in a new series of Intensive Workshops for Artists & Designers at Columbus College of Art & Design. The workshop is geared toward professional artists looking to learn metal coloring techniques. Participants will learn a number of different processes, from enameling and Prismacolor Pencils to patina and Powder Coating. Participants will learn how to cut copper into desired silhouettes and then use color as an allover application or an accent to create a unique piece of jewelry or finished work of art. Participants must have a general familiarity with workshops and power tools.


 

Dismantle: Reconstructing the Idea of Practice of Collage through Exploration, Fragmentation, and Performance

July 24–26
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $395, including registration, materials, and lunch
Registration: April 1–July 17

Artist and CCAD Adjunct Instructor ¡Katie B. Funk! will lead this collage class in a new series of Intensive Workshops for Artists & Designers at Columbus College of Art & Design. The workshop is geared toward professional artists looking to take a deep dive into the world of collage. The workshop will focus on the concept of "construction via deconstruction" and how to reuse and recycle existing materials to create new work.