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Sponsor // Division of Continuing Education at the School of Visual Arts

Embrace your creativity and realize your artistic potential. From one-day workshops to semester-long courses, take the opportunity to immerse yourself and be inspired.

Whether you’re embarking on a new career path or honing your creative center, you will have the attention of New York’s creative elite, and access to the same computer labs, studios, editing facilities and equipment used by successful talents worldwide.

Courses are available in Advertising, Animation, Computer Art, Computer Animation and Visual Effects, Design, Film and Video, Fine Arts, Illustration and Cartooning, Interior Design, Photography, Professional Development, and Visual and Critical Studies

For more information visit us at sva.edu/ce.

Sponsor // A’Design Awards Present their 2014 World Design Rankings in Arts, Architecture and Design

The A’Design Awards have published their annual World Design Rankings for 2014. The U.S. takes the top spot, followed by Turkey, Hong Kong, Italy, and Great Britain.

The World Design Rankings (WDR) aims to provide additional data and insights to economists and journalists regarding the state-of-art in the design industry. The WDR ranks all the countries based on the number of designers that have been granted the A’ Design Award. The rankings aim to provide a snapshot of the design potentials of countries worldwide by highlighting their creative strengths, design weaknesses, and available opportunities.

To discover the complete list of countries included in the World Design Rankings, and to see in-depth design business insights for each country, browse the World Design Rankings at WorldDesignRankings.com.

Sponsor // Get 50% Off the Craftsy Online Class ‘Sketchbooks: Drawing the Everyday’

Masterpieces are born in the artist’s sketchbook, but are your drawing skills up to the challenge? Luckily, Craftsy is here to help. For a limited time, get 50% off the online Craftsy class Sketchbooks: Drawing the Everyday — a special offer for Colossal readers — with guidance from internationally renowned artist Paul Heaston.

In these video lessons, you’ll learn how to draw the world around you, how to think of your sketchbook as a versatile companion, and how to use pencil, ink, and watercolor in your on-the-go “studio.” First, Paul will walk you through realistically depicting your subject in dimensional space. Then, build texture using ink and infuse your work with color as you add smooth watercolor washes. Finally, you’ll learn how to combine what you’ve learned to create finished works that your audience will connect with in a meaningful way.

Visit Craftsy.com to get 50% off the online class, Sketchbooks: Drawing the Everyday, and start creating more compelling compositions today. Offer expires Jan 9th, 2015 at 11:59pm MST.

Sponsor // Learn to Paint a Floral Still Life With a Free Class From Craftsy

Paint flowers with all the vibrant color and eye-catching texture they possess in nature. Learn how to bring composition and technique together to create an acrylic work of art in Craftsy’s free, online mini-class, Painting Flowers in Acrylic, with expert guidance from renowned artist Micah Ganske.

Throughout your HD video lessons, Micah shows you how to successfully work from a beautifully photographed bouquet. First, create a monochromatic sketch as a strong base. Then, bring each flower to life by blocking in petal shapes, refining areas of the composition, and mixing and layering colors to create a stunning finished piece. With Craftsy, you enjoy the advantages of an in-person seminar with the freedom and flexibility of learning at home. Plus, with lifetime access to your class, you can watch your video lessons again and again.

Visit Craftsy.com to get the free mini-class, Painting Flowers in Acrylic, and discover the techniques you need to paint a fantastic floral still life.

Sponsor // Take WiFi Everywhere with Karma Go

Frustrated by the constant struggle of finding reliable WiFi during frequent travels to the US, a rogue Dutch designer built Karma, a tiny box that allows you to bring WiFi with you wherever you go. It has no contract or monthly fees. You simply buy the data you need and only add more when you need it, just like you’d refill your car when it’s low on gas. Even better, your data never expires.

With Karma there’s no more hunting for an accommodating coffee shop to complete and upload a project, or working out of a dingy hotel room with expensive and flaky internet. Karma works where you work. It’s designed to get out of the way so you can get stuff done.

Pre-order your Karma Go now and receive special holiday pricing of $99 ($50 off the
normal price of $149). Offer ends soon, so grab it while you can!

Sponsor // Get a Free Guide on Drawing Realistic Animals from Craftsy

Drawing animals with lifelike detail is both challenging and extremely rewarding. Whether sketching a beloved pet or completing a commissioned piece, this free guide, Learn How to Draw Animals, created exclusively for Craftsy by renowned artist Antonella Avogadro, has something for you.

Download this 25 page PDF guide for free, and get instant access to Antonella’s tips and techniques for drawing cats, dogs, horses, and even birds. You’ll enjoy step-by-step photo tutorials as you master drawing seven different animals with striking realism. Plus, your guide includes an exclusive discount off your next Craftsy class. Savor the advantages of an in-person seminar with the freedom and flexibility to learn at your own pace, and watch your video lessons again and again, with lifetime access to your online class.

To download the free guide, Learn How to Draw Animals, visit Craftsy.com.

Sponsor // Learn to Draw the Human Body with a Free Guide From Craftsy

Since antiquity, capturing the complexities of human anatomy has been a core ambition for artists. Boost your ability to depict the human form with the Craftsy’s free guide, Drawing the Human Body: A Primer.

In this exclusive, 23-page guide, professional artists Sandrine Pelissier and Paul Heaston offer tutorials and tips that will help you draw people with clarity and accuracy. Discover foundational techniques, before you move on to tutorials for drawing the feet, torso, and hands, with realistic anatomy and proportions. You’ll also get advice for making the most out of life drawing sessions, as well as for finding and working with models.

Download the free guide, Drawing the Human Body: A Primer, and start drawing more impactful portraits.

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