PHOTOGRAPHY: 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.

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Intermediate

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All Levels

 

 

FALL 2020 CLASSES

 

IN-STUDIO CLASSES


MONDAY


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.


7 Weeks • October 26-December 7 • 6:30-9:30 pm • $329.00 • Beginning • Aren Straiger

 

TUESDAY

 

Black + White Film Photography


Discover the beauty of capturing the world through film photography! Learn traditional techniques for shooting and developing film, along with processing brilliant prints in the darkroom. Returning students will be encouraged to try advanced techniques to develop their portfolio.


7 Weeks • October 20-December 1 • 6:30-9:30 pm • $329.00 • All Levels • Jedediah Johnson

 

WEDNESDAY

 

Adobe Made Easy


While the Adobe Creative Cloud can seem pretty challenging at first, this class will teach you that 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.


4 Weeks • August 26-September 16 • 10 am-Noon • $329.00 • Beginning • Aren Straiger

 

Apps for Art


Want to make art on the go? Explore apps used by professional artists while making your own photographs, paintings, or animations.


4 Weeks • September 30-October 21 • 10 am-Noon • $329.00 • Beginning • Aren Straiger

 

Smart Phone Videos


Capture beautiful videos wherever you are with the camera you already have! Learn about all of your smartphone camera’s capabilities, explore elements of composition, and improve your photo-taking skills in this comprehensive course.


4 Weeks • November 4-November 25 • 10 am-Noon • $229.00 • All Levels • Daniel Cooper

 

Movie Making


Explore the work that goes into creating movie magic, from writing and acting to directing and editing! Learn the Tinseltown lingo and try your hand at realizing your own cinematic vision.


7 Weeks • October 21-December 2 • 6:30-9:30 pm • $329.00 • All Levels • Daniel Cooper

 

THURSDAY

 

Intro to Photography


Explore basic principles of photography while experiencing both darkroom and digital photography! Don’t worry if you’ve been stuck on auto, we will be getting comfortable using the manual controls of your camera.


7 Weeks • August 27-October 8 • 9 am-Noon • $329.00 • Beginning • Teaching Artist TBD

 

Independent Study: Photography


Continue developing your skills in a supportive environment with other passionate photographers! In this Independent Study, you will have access to the Art Center’s photo lighting equipment, computers, cameras, and darkroom. All levels are welcome, but knowledge of D/SLR style camera and/or darkroom procedures is required.


15 Weeks • August 27-December 3 • 6:30-9:30 pm • $489.00 • Intermediate-Advanced • Jedediah Johnson • No Class November 27

 

Intro to Animation


Begin your animating adventure and learn the basics of creating digital animations from the web to the big screen. Develop your own one-of-a-kind digital creations while using professional Adobe software. Ready, set, animate!


7 Weeks • October 22-December 10 • 6:30-9:30 pm • $329.00 • Beginning • Jim Clinger • No Class November 26

 

FRIDAY

 

Exploring Photography


Explore lighting techniques, advanced camera features, and inspiration from masters of the craft! Through shooting activities students will learn to manipulate light and camera settings to improve their photographs.


7 Weeks • October 23-December 11 • 9 am-Noon • $329.00 • Beginning • Jedediah Johnson • No Class November 27

 

SATURDAY

 

Nature Photography


Explore the great outdoors with your trusty camera! This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to learn the basic principles of exposure, composition, and lighting.


4 Weeks • September 26-October 17 • 1-4 pm • $229.00 • All Levels • Jedediah Johnson

 

Intro to Photography


Explore basic principles of photography while experiencing both darkroom and digital photography! Don’t worry if you’ve been stuck on auto, we will be getting comfortable using the manual controls of your camera.


7 Weeks • October 24-December 12 • 1-4 pm • $329.00 • Beginning • Jedediah Johnson • No Class November 28

 


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