SPRING SEMESTER 2021

Adult Digital Media Classes

4044/4045 Personal Digital Projects
Instructor: Donald Polzo
4044 Mondays, 9:30 AM–12 PM
4045 Wednesdays, 9:30 AM–12 PM
Begin, continue, or complete your personal digital projects in this highly individualized class. Students have the hands-on opportunity to develop new image-editing skills, create printed professional portfolios, or create their own personal digital expression. Scanners are also available to bring film and paper images into the digital medium. Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom Classic CC are the primary editing platforms. The instructor will discuss goals and materials in a welcome letter and during the first class.
4044 10 sessions: 4/5–6/14 (no class on 5/31)
4045 10 sessions: 4/7–6/9
Tuition: member $450, non-member $480
Materials fee: $65

4055 Introduction to Photoshop
Instructor: Bill Blanchard
Thursdays, 9:30 AM–12 PM
This class covers the basic concepts and tools used in Photoshop. Through demonstrations, instructional handouts, and hands-on computer use, learn the fundamentals of digital color, retouching, colorizing, and inkjet printing. The use of adjustment layers, layer masks, and filters will also be explored to emphasize image enhancement and creative freedom. This class is intended to prepare the student for the next level of Photoshop skills. Materials will be discussed the first day of class; please bring a USB drive and digital card reader.
10 sessions: 4/8–6/10
Tuition: member $355, non-member $385
Materials fee: $40

4092 Technology & Vision: Developing Your Photographic Voice
Instructor: Bill Blanchard
Thursdays, 12:30–3 PM
This comprehensive class will help photographers develop their technical skills and individual artistic voices. Through hands-on practice, students will undertake an in-depth exploration of Photoshop’s potential to transform images to their specific vision. Students will work independently to manipulate the same image in Photoshop, allowing them to see different interpretations of the original image based on each artistic voice. Critiques and discussion will help students identify what concepts and elements they are interested in developing further in their own photographic vision.
10 sessions: 4/8–6/10
Tuition: member $355, non-member $385
Materials fee: $40

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