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  • Design Week 2016

    Otis will host international talent, for its 5th annual Design Week, a series of week-long intensive design workshops with students, faculty, and visiting artists and designers.

    Theme: “GAME ON!”

    June 12 – 17, 2016.
    Public Lecture:

    June 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm.
    Goldsmith Campus

    9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
    Free Admission and Parking

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  • Campus Closed for the Holiday.

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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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Continuing Education Course



Color Pencil Techniques with D.J. Hall


In this special course, artist D.J. Hall introduces students to her unique style of layering colored pencils to achieve hyper-realistic watercolor-like results. Emphasis is on representational style and subjects including figure, still life, and landscape. This studio course includes hands-on exercises, class discussion, and critique. Also includes demonstrations illustrating instructor's special techniques and secrets for creating realistic and plein aire studies. Students are encouraged to work from personal photographic sources however instructor also provides photographs and/or still-life set-up.

Pre-requisite: Drawing or painting experience

First class materials: Berol Verithin Color Pencils (specific colors TBA); Paper (TBA)


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XDWG1609
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
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