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Art Institute SF Hosts Summer Studio Workshops for High School Students

The Art Institute of California - San Francisco is hosting special Summer Studio Workshops, June 22-25, giving high school seniors the opportunity to explore the creative arts, meet fellow young creative people and learn about new design technologies. The hands-on workshops will be held for students interested in learning more about videogame development, computer animation, graphic design, fashion design, interior design and Web design. Students can choose one of five different workshops. Depending on their interests, they will explore graphic design basics and create digital publications, learn the fundamentals and technologies of videogame production using 3D animation software, create an interactive Website using video and authoring tools, learn the basics of 3D modeling and texture mapping for computer animation, draw and create a wearable fashion, or sketch and plan interior design spaces. In addition to classes taught by faculty members, students will attend special events and sightseeing in San Francisco. Chaperoned housing will be available.

To register, students should call (888) 493-3261 or (415) 865-0198, e-mail or visit for more information about the school. The workshops are open to high school students graduating in 2004-2005. The cost is $275. Interested students are invited to apply by the May 31 registration deadline, however applications will be accepted after that on a space-available basis.

The Art Institute of California - San Francisco, located at 1170 Market Street in San Francisco's Civic Center. The school offers career-focused degree programs in Advertising, Graphic Design, Media Arts & Animation, Game Art & Design, Visual & Game Programming, Multimedia & Web Design, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Marketing & Management and Interior Design. The Art Institute of California - San Francisco is one of The Art Institutes (, with 30 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary professionals.

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