Adult Workshops | Digital Arts Workshops

Photoshop Elements 18 Part I: Basic tools W-DA111

Instructor: Oestreich, Charles

Day of Week: Mon 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: Beginner

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $50.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Photoshop Elements is a great tool for organizing your photos, editing and refining your images and preparing them for applications in print and on-line. In this first course, you'll learn about the Organizer feature. Then we'll learn about the editor functions, including layers and the basic Elements tools. Because you will have exercises you can practice at home, you will need Elements on your computer. You can download a 30 day free trial from www.adobe.com/products/photoshop-elements/download-trial/try.html
Students must have basic computer skills for this course.

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Photoshop Elements II: Refining Your Photos W-DA112

Instructor: Oestreich, Charles

Day of Week: Mon 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $50.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Learn how to select a portion of a source photograph, place it on a layer and move that layer into the master photo. These simple skills open up a whole world of ways to improve your photos.
Students must have basic computer skills for this course.

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Photoshop Elements III: Create Custom Illustrations W-DA113

Instructor: Oestreich, Charles

Day of Week: Mon 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $50.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Learn how layers in Photoshop Elements can be used to create custom illustrations. Also, learn how to create your own text and place it into your image. Now you're able to put together professional publications using new found skills!
Students must have basic computer skills for this course.

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Creating Your Own Website DA734

Instructor: Wood, David

Day of Week: Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $159.00

Non-Member: $189.00

Lab Fee:   $30.00

Ready to create your own website? This class will start with basic definitions and terminology. Students will then be introduced to HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and begin creating web pages. Next, they will learn about cascading style sheets (CSS) to start styling their content. The course will cover web design fundamentals (images and fonts on the web) and page layout. Finally, there will be an overview on web hosting from setting up an account to uploading files to the web. Students will be given resources to continue to maintain their website. Basic computer skills required.

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Optimized Images for Websites and Social Media W-DA103

Instructor: Wood, David

Day of Week: Thur 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $50.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Prepare images for your web site or social media pages. Learn the differences between image types (GIF, JPEG, PNG, etc.) and when to use them. You’ll also learn how to make your images load faster (optimization) and look brighter and sharper. We will also cover the differences between web and print and how to set up your images appropriately. Resize images for banners, thumbnails and cover photos. Basic computer skills are required for this course.

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Photoshop 1: Basic Tools W-DA101

Instructor: Wood, David

Day of Week: Tues 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Levels: Beginner

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $50.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Photoshop is an amazing program for working with digital images. In this beginner course, you’ll discover how it works and what you need to know to get started using it. You will see an overview of its uses with demonstrations of features like image cropping, color adjustment and brushes. Basic computer skills are required for this course.

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Photoshop 2: Photo Editing W-DA102

Instructor: Wood, David

Day of Week: Tues 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $50.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Learn to scan your artwork into the computer and clean up pictures of your artwork or products for print or the web. Use Photoshop to “repair” your old photos, make collages with your images and more. Basic computer skills are required for this course.

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Photoshop 3: Photo Manipulation W-DA104

Instructor: Wood, David

Day of Week: Tues 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Levels: Intermediate,Advanced

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $50.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Lab Fee:   $10.00

Get more creative with Photoshop. Learn how to modify and distort parts of images. Use filters to create interesting effects well suited for book covers or slick posters and ads. We’ll also cover how you can import and edit your artwork from Adobe Illustrator. Basic computer skills are required for this course.

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Professional Marketing Documents with InDesign W-DA106

Instructor: Wood, David

Day of Week: Wed 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Levels: Beginner,Intermediate

Location: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Member Tuition: $50.00

Non-Member: $60.00

Lab Fee:   $10.00

How many times have we settled for documents as they are because trying to fix them or edit them is just too time-consuming and frustrating? In this workshop, we will learn how to set text using the appropriate tools so the content on our pages behaves more predictably. We will cover ways to make text “flow” better (formatting). Building on this knowledge, we will then create our own custom documents with confidence. Basic computer skills are required for this course.

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