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Digital Media

Increasingly all artists -- even the most 'hands-ons' ones, such as weavers -- find that digital computing is a powerful tool to help express their creative vision. For many exhibiting artists, art produced digitally has opened new vistas for innovative expression

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5001 | Introduction to Computer Graphic Programs
This studio course will help students develop a strong understanding of the creative possibilities available through the use of Adobe Creative Suite for artistic purposes. Topics include computer graphics hardware, electronic images, electronic publishing, and vector-based graphics. Hands-on training with basic drawing/painting, word processing, and desktop publishing applications will be covered. Assigned projects will explore how to apply art, design, and computer knowledge in solving visual and conceptual problems. Using computers, students will use Adobe Creative Suite , which includes Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Requirements: A working knowledge of computers is essential. A materials list will be provided upon enrollment. (No class Nov 24)

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Todd Fichter
Dates: Thurs, 9/22/2016 to 12/1/2016 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Studio: Digital Imaging Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $270 | Member/Senior 65+: $255
Irregular classes scheduled starting 9/22/2016 and ending 12/1/2016 at 9:00AM
Attendees: 1 $ 270.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 255.00 ea.

9823 | Stop Motion Animation - Date Change
Ever wanted to explore animation? This class will introduce stop motion animation and cover all aspects of the process, including animation of objects through photography, building flexible armatures and sets, lighting and shadow, shooting with a green screen, editing stop motion sequences in Adobe Premiere Pro, and using video filters and extended animation techniques in AdobeĀ® After Effects. Create stop motion videos and post them on the internet. Contemporary and historical examples will also be discussed to help give a personal voice within the medium. Prerequisite: Some basic experience with digital cameras is necessary (this can include smart phone cameras as well) and basic computer skills. A materials list will be discussed the first class. *Students ages 14 and above may register for this class.

Level: New | All Levels
Instructor: Jared Theis
Dates: Mon, 9/26/2016 to 11/28/2016 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Studio: Digital Imaging Studio & Sculpture Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $235 | Member/Senior 65+: $220
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 9/26/2016 and ending 11/28/2016 at 6:30PM
Attendees: 1 $ 235.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 220.00 ea.