Laguna College of Art + Design

Pre-College Program

PRE - COLLEGE PROGRAM | SUMMER 2019

GET A HEAD START ON YOUR ART + DESIGN EDUCATION

Laguna College of Art + Design (LCAD) offers summer courses that enable prospective students to explore the foundations of our curriculum, build fundamental skills valuable in the development of your admissions portfolio, and even earn transferable college credits at a fraction of the cost of standard tuition.

 

Note: On-Campus Residence Hall housing is not available during the summer. 

*Final Day to Drop a course with 100% refund: June 30, 2019

5-WEEK SUMMER PROGRAM

July 1- 29, 2019 (No classes Wednesday, July 3rd – Friday, July 5th)

Monday–Thursday, 8:00am – 12:00pm

Tuition: $750

Animation Portfolio Development (Not for credit)

This course is for students interested in studying animation. Students will study the core principles and techniques of animation and learn how to apply fundamental observational drawing, life drawing, and visual storytelling skills toward Animation specific projects geared toward portfolio submission to Animation BFA programs

Note: LCAD’s Animation BFA program is highly competitive with specific portfolio requirements.

In addition to this course, It is advised that students applying to LCAD’s Animation BFA program also maintain an active observational and life drawing practice outside of class.

*FD111 is also highly recommended for competitive animation applicants.

 

FD008 Fantasy Sculpture (Not for credit)

This class allows students to learn techniques and processes of creating maquettes and fantasy sculpture in clay. Working from their own multi-view drawings and reference materials, students will design and build armatures, learn to mix clay, and go through steps required to create interesting and detailed sculptures. With demonstrations and personalized critiques, students will explore dynamic sculpture design concepts, small-scale tool making, and texture/detail application.

This course has an additional Lab Fee $65

 

FD 110 Drawing Fundamentals (2 Studio Credits)

A two-unit foundation course that serves as an introduction to drawing with an emphasis on convincing representation of form in space. Students will study and practice elements of line, proportion, spatial relationships, value, and texture.

Recommended for: Fine Art, Illustration, Entertainment Design, Animation and Game Art applicants.

 

FD 111 Fundamentals of Figure Drawing (2 Studio Credits)

A two-unit class that serves as an introduction to the human form. Students will work from the draped and undraped model. Emphasis is on accurate representation of the figure. Students will study and practice elements of anatomy, perception, gesture, contour, line, form, structure, and proportion.

Recommended for: Fine Art, Illustration, Entertainment Design, Animation and Game Art applicants.

This class will meet from 1:00pm–5:00pm

 

FD 123 Fundamentals of Graphic Design (2 Studio Credits)

A two-unit class that explores basic graphic design methods, processes, techniques, and

formats. Assignments will introduce elements, media, and principles of graphic design from historical and contemporary perspectives and will emphasize visual representation aimed to communicate ideas and non-visual content.

Recommended for: Graphic Design + Digital Media Applicants. This class will meet from 10:00am–2:00pm.

 

2-WEEK SUMMER PROGRAM

July 8–11, 2019 & July 15–18, 2019

Monday–Thursday, 9:00am–3:00pm

Tuition: $500

FD007 Game Camp (1 Studio Credit)

A one-unit course designed for students interested in gaining exposure to the many aspects of video game development through hands-on development of a playable game.

 

For more information, please contact:

Laguna College of Art + Design

Office of Admissions

2222 Laguna Canyon Rd.

Laguna Beach, CA 92651

949.376.6000 ext.248

admissions@lcad.edu

SUMMER TUITION SCHOLARSHIP

To Apply for a Summer Tuition Scholarship, please submit the following information in addition to the online Enrollment Form:

- Letter of recommendation from an art instructor

- 5 digital images of your recent artwork

No scholarship application will be considered after May 1, 2019.

APPLYING TO LCAD?

Students are encouraged to be proactive in seeking guidance and preliminary portfolio feedback from their admissions counselors to ensure they are developing skills in accordance with major specific portfolio guidelines and maximizing their chances of Acceptance and Scholarship.

Contact LCAD’s Office of Admissions with any/all questions:

 

 

Laguna College of Art + Design

Office of Admissions

2222 Laguna Canyon Rd.

Laguna Beach, CA 92651

949.376.6000 ext.248

admissions@lcad.edu

 

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