Manchester Craftsmen's Guild

Art After Dark - Art classes for adults


Promo Dojo
Mondays, Mar 23 – May 18 (8 classes*)
*No class on Mar 30, May 25
Teaching Artist: K. Shabazz and Jeff Guerrero
Open To: All Experience Levels
If a tree falls in the woods and nobody hears it, does it still make a sound? What if you’re totally awesome, and nobody knows it, are you still totally awesome? Let us help you stand out and show the world your greatness using Adobe Creative Suite software. Create posters, stickers, keychains, logos, 3D printed lace locks, magnets, social media graphics and more!

Rebel Muzak All Stars
Tuesdays, Mar 24 – May 26 (9 classes*)
*No class on Mar 31
Teaching Artist: K.Shabazz
Open To: All Experience Levels
Follow the beat to the digital studio and explore the world of music. Participate in beat competitions, music challenges, meet new people and just have fun. In this course we will learn about new techniques and tools to create beats that will blow you away! Impress the most critical musical elitists with original tracks that you have created. Come learn about beat production using Sony Acid Studio. Learn how to trigger sounds with the push of a button using midi controllers.

Anime Appreciation
Wednesdays, Mar 25 – May 27 (8 classes*)
*No class on Apr 1, May 6
Teaching Artist: Jeff Guerrero
Open To: All Experience Levels
Are you ready to go Super Saiyan with your artwork? We’re talking large-format, full-color posters. Not ready for that? You can hone your skills by sketching in your own hardbound sketchbook. When you’re ready, you can scan your art and use Photoshop to make it evolve into a whole new species. Then unlock the magic Wacom tablet to defeat the mighty Ganon… Err, to unlock your hidden potential.

From Zero to 3D
Thursdays, Mar 26 – May 28 (9 classes*)
*No class on Apr 2
Teaching Artist: Jill Wiggins
Open To: All Experience Levels
The future has arrived. 3D modeling and printing is now used for everything from art to jewelry to animation to prosthetic limbs. No matter your interests this class will enable you to take an idea from your head and turn it into a 3d reality. You’ll learn programs like 123D Design that uses solids to model geometric designs and Sculptris for organic designs like animals or people. You’ll even get to do a 3D selfie!

We Offer:

• An environment that is a safe, nurturing sanctuary for creative expression;
• A climate that instills pride, personal value and hope;
• Student strengths are used to determine direction and goals;
• Relationships are the heart of the process;
• Successes are celebrated.

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Our varied studio courses and workshops offer great opportunities for:
• skill development;
• critical thinking;
• experiential learning;
• preparation for careers and higher education;
• individualized mentoring;
• portfolio development;
• educational travel;
• service learning;
• scholarship help.

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