Adult Classes | Digital Art

715 - Beginning Adobe Photoshop Elements 13

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 1,Level 2,Level 3

Non-Member: $179.00

Lab Fee:   $30.00

Instructor: Oestreich, Charles

This 6-week course is an introduction to the skills required to adjust and print photos from Adobe Elements. No prior experience with Elements is required but “basic computer skills are essential”. Students will learn to crop, adjust color, brightness and contrast and remove objects from a photograph. By the end of the course the student will have mastered the use of a Layer, a Layer Mask, and the Adjustment Layer. The coordinated use of these Elements capabilities allows the user to produce truly superior photographs. The class is limited to six students as there are only six computer work stations. If you prefer to work on your own lap top you may bring it to class.

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718 - Intermediate Adobe Photoshop Elements 13

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 2,Level 5

Non-Member: $179.00

Lab Fee:   $30.00

Instructor: Oestreich, Charles

The pre-requisite for this course is access to a omputer with Photoshop Elements and familiarity with the program. The course will explore the concept of work flow, the RAW file format, layer mode, proper way to merge photos, restoring old photos, retouching faces, substituting one or more faces in a group photograph, creating a line drawing from a photo, converting a color photo to a b/w photo or sepia tone photo, colorizing a b/w photo and more. Maximum 6 students.

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730 - Intro to Illustrator CS6

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 1,Level 2,Level 3

Non-Member: $179.00

Lab Fee:   $30.00

Instructor: Roundtree, Blanka

This 6 week course will introduce you to vector based imaging. No prior Illustrator experience is required. A basic computer skill set is essential. The course will explore the following areas: understanding and advantage of vector based art, lines and algorithms for various shapes, Illustrator tools, and their usage; basic and lesser known but powerful tools; keyboard shortcuts, drawing with pen tool and brushes. Using Illustrator does not require special artistic talent or skills. However, it requires having the patience to get acquainted with the program. For a class project, students will create their first vector art, an illustrated self portrait. Any questions can be emailed to Blanka@BlankaCreative.com. Requirement: You will need a USB Flash drive, minimum 4GB to keep your files. Minimum 4 students. You may bring your own laptop.

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731 - Intro to InDesign CS6

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 1,Level 2,Level 3

Non-Member: $179.00

Lab Fee:   $30.00

Instructor: Roundtree, Blanka

This course will introduce you to InDesign while picking up basic principles of good design. No prior InDesign experience is required. A basic computer skill set is essential. This course is for beginnersl and will cover the basic features and tools. You’ll gain an understanding of working with text and fonts to give your work more polish. You’ll learn how images work in InDesign and how you can easily make adjustments to your page layout. For a class project, students will design a multi-page photo essay document that will be exported as a PDF. Requirement: You will need a USB Flash drive, minimum 4GB to keep your files. You may bring your own laptop.

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736 - Introduction to Digital Typography

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: All Levels

Non-Member: $179.00

Lab Fee:   $15.00

Instructor: Wood, David

Whether you're formatting text in a document, setting type in a design, using type as the design or even creating your own font, this all falls under "Typography". Join this fun journey into the world of type, exploring fonts, layouts and formatting, as well as manipulating type to meet our communicative design needs.

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734 - Web Design: Where Do I Start?

Member Tuition: $149.00

Skill Levels: Level 1,Level 2

Non-Member: $179.00

Lab Fee:   $30.00

Instructor: Wood, David

Ready to create your own web site or learn how it works? No prior knowledge required, you’ll be coding from the first day. We’ll cover the basic terminology, web language (HTML), web design fundamentals (handling images, fonts, etc. on the web) and web hosting so you’ll be able to build and publish a site from the bottom up. At the end of the session, students will receive a Certificate of Completion and DVD with information and tutorials covered in class to continue to maintain their website.

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