PHOTO + DIGITAL: Let the Art Center bring an understanding of both Digital and Film photography into focus. Experience one of the few remaining community darkrooms and grow alongside talented peers of all skill levels.

FALL 2021 REGISTRATION:
JULY 19 - MEMBER REGISTRATION
AUGUST 2 - REGISTRATION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Class Levels By Color

Beginning

Intermediate

Advanced

All Levels

 

 

Fall 2021 CLASSES

 

IN-STUDIO CLASSES


MONDAY

 

 

Digital Composition for Painters

 

Calling all painters! This is the class you need to get a leg up on your compositions. Learn to gather source materials, arrange, crop, and experiment with color choices on our computers and ipads. You’ll leave this class with a wealth of visual information and compositions for future paintings!

 

Monday • 7 Weeks • August 23, 2021—October 11, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $329.00 • All Levels • Dan Cooper

 

Learn Your Camera

 

Learn about your digital camera in a language you can understand. We’ll translate photographic concepts into plain language for easy application with your camera. No prior experience is necessary and all cameras are welcome! Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Monday • 7 Weeks • August 23, 2021—October 11, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $329.00 • Beginning • Anna Schink

 

Photoshop Made Easy

The Adobe Creative Cloud can be pretty challenging at first, but with a little practice and know-how this suite of apps can be fun and visually exciting! Students will learn the difference between the various programs and how they work together to create beautiful works of art. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Monday • 7 Weeks • October 25, 2021—December 6, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $329.00 • Beginning • Dan Cooper

 

Lighting Fundamentals

 

Create stunning still-lifes and portraits by learning to control light. Learn to use strobes, light-kits, and light modifiers to take your photographing skills to the next level. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Monday • 7 Weeks • October 25, 2021—December 6, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $329.00 • All Levels • Anna Schink

 

 

TUESDAY

 

 

Intro to Procreate

 

Want to make art on the go? This is the class for you! Explore the app used by professional artists while creating digital art of your own! Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Tuesday • 4 Weeks • August 24, 2021—September 14, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $229.00 • Beginning • Aren Straiger

 

Black + White Film Photography 1

 

Discover the beauty of capturing the world in film! Learn traditional techniques for shooting and developing black and white film. Join us in for a complete darkroom experience as you learn to create brilliant photographic prints! Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Tuesday • 7 Weeks • August 24, 2021—October 5, 2021 • 6:30 PM—9:30 PM • $339.00 • Beginning • Victoria Ridgway

 

Black + White Film Photography 2

 

Fine-tune your black and white photography skills as you strengthen your compositions, content, and technical skills in this dynamic darkroom experience! Our supportive photo community will keep you motivated and challenged. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Tuesday • 7 Weeks • October 19, 2021—November 30, 2021 • 6:30 PM—9:30 PM • $339.00 • Intermediate • Victoria Ridgway

 

Digital Scrapbooking

 

Add some pizazz and tell a story with your library of digital photos! Learn to arrange and combine photos, add text and graphics, then publish your very own digital scrapbook. This is a great opportunity to use all those photos you’ve taken throughout the years- it’s time to make them into a masterpiece!

 

Tuesday • 4 Weeks • November 2, 2021—November 23, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $229.00 • All Levels • Aren Straiger

 

WEDNESDAY

 

 

Intro to Digital Photography

 

Get an introduction to digital cameras and learn a variety of editing techniques! Join this supportive photo studio as you explore camera features and photographic creativity. This class will also explore the digital studio as you learn to edit and enhance your images!

 

Wednesday • 4 Weeks • September 1, 2021—September 22, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $229.00 • Beginning • Anna Schink

 

 

Editing in Lightroom

 

Learn how to use Adobe Lightroom to import, organize, and quickly edit images in your photo library. This class serves as a quick introduction to editing your photos for a more artful and expressive appearance! Take your digital photography to the next level in this supportive studio environment. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Wednesday • 4 Weeks • September 29, 2021—October 20, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $229.00 • Beginning • Jedediah Johnson

 

 

Photography of Interior Spaces

 

Take your camera on an adventure! With support from fellow students and a talented instructor, you will visit a variety of Indianapolis locations to take pictures and express your creativity. This class provides individualized attention to each photographer’s level of experience and personal goals. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Wednesday • 4 Weeks • November 3, 2021—November 24, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $229.00 • All Levels • Anna Schink

 

THURSDAY

 

 

Intro to Digital Art

 

Explore different software and find processes that work best for you! Learn about pixels, vectors, and different digital color spaces while practicing techniques to make stunning digital art. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Thursday • 7 Weeks • August 26, 2021—October 7, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $329.00 • Beginning • Dan Cooper

 

 

Digital Photography 1

 

Gain confidence with the digital camera and learn a variety of editing techniques! Join this supportive photo studio as you improve your shot and explore camera features. This class will also explore the digital studio as you learn to edit and enhance your images for the perfect photo! Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Thursday • 7 Weeks • August 26, 2021—October 7, 2021 • 4:00 PM—6:00 PM • $329.00 • Beginning • Jedediah Johnson

 

 

Digital Photography 2

 

Expand upon your use of the digital camera as you strengthen your composition, content, and skills. Learn ways to make your shot unique and expressive. Guidance from the instructor and inspiration from your peers will have you on your way to shooting and editing the photos of your dreams! Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Thursday • 7 Weeks • October 21, 2021—December 9, 2021 • 4:00 PM—6:00 PM • $329.00 • Intermediate • Jedediah Johnson

 

 

Intro to Animation

 

Ready, set, animate! Begin your animating adventure and learn the basics of creating digital animations from the web to the big screen while using professional Adobe software. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Thursday • 7 Weeks • October 21, 2021—December 9, 2021 • 6:30 PM—8:30 PM • $329.00 • Beginning • Dan Cooper

 

FRIDAY

 

 

Black + White Film Photography 1

 

Discover the beauty of capturing the world in film! Learn traditional techniques for shooting and developing black and white film. Join us in for a complete darkroom experience as you learn to create brilliant photographic prints! Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Friday • 7 Weeks • August 27, 2021—October 8, 2021 • 4:00 PM—7:00 PM • $339.00 • Beginning • Victoria Ridgway

 

 

Digital Photography 1

 

Gain confidence with the digital camera and learn a variety of editing techniques! Join this supportive photo studio as you improve your shot and explore camera features. This class will also explore the digital studio as you learn to edit and enhance your images for the perfect photo! Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Friday • 7 Weeks • August 27, 2021—October 8, 2021 • 1:00 PM—3:00 PM • $329.00 • Beginning • Jedediah Johnson

 

 

Digital Photography 2

 

Expand upon your use of the digital camera as you strengthen your composition, content, and skills. Learn ways to make your shot unique and expressive. Guidance from the instructor and inspiration from your peers will have you on your way to shooting and editing the photos of your dreams! Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Friday • 7 Weeks • October 22, 2021—December 10, 2021 • 1:00 PM—3:00 PM • $329.00 • Intermediate • Jedediah Johnson

 

 

Black + White Film Photography 2

 

Fine-tune your black and white photography skills as you strengthen your compositions, content, and technical skills in this dynamic darkroom experience! Our supportive photo community will keep you motivated and challenged. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Friday • 7 Weeks • October 22, 2021—December 10, 2021 • 4:00 PM—7:00 PM • $339.00 • Intermediate • Victoria Ridgway

 

SATURDAY

 

 

Photography in the Great Outdoors

 

Grab your camera and get outside! Great for anyone wanting to get more practice with their camera, students will learn the basic principles of exposure, composition, and lighting. Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Saturday • 7 Weeks • August 28, 2021—October 16, 2021 • 1:00 PM—3:00 PM • $329.00 • All Levels • Victoria Ridgway

 

 

Digital Photography 1

 

Gain confidence with the digital camera and learn a variety of editing techniques! Join this supportive photo studio as you improve your shot and explore camera features. This class will also explore the digital studio as you learn to edit and enhance your images for the perfect photo! Please click here to see the class preview and supply list.

 

Saturday • 7 Weeks • October 30, 2021—December 18, 2021 • 1:00 PM—3:00 PM • $329.00 • Beginning • Victoria Ridgway

 


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