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G67518 Lightroom Fundamentals II, Tuesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Alan Shefland
Skill Level: AB, I

This course is the next step to understanding Lightroom in a more professional way. You will further explore the capabilities of Lightroom and think more in-depth about the changes you make and why you make them. Each student will need to bring a laptop computer running the current operating system for that computer along with Adobe Lightroom CC15 or LR6 installed and a jump drive with images to work on. Prerequisite Lightroom Fundamentals I or a basic understanding of how Lightroom operates.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 7/31/2018 and ending 8/21/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 140.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 156.00 ea.

G61018 Making Photographs, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Carl Beihl
Skill level: I, AD

This class will help serious amateur and professional photographers find more passion in their work by exploring the narrative, aesthetic and emotional aspects of image making, with an emphasis on simplicity and the use of natural light. Through practical demonstrations, field trips, individual portfolio reviews and studying the work of other photographers, we will refine our views on producing work and balancing the various aspects of a busy life.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 7/25/2018 and ending 8/22/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 176.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 195.00 ea.

G61118 Abstract Digital Photography, Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Carl Beihl
Skill level: ALL

Abstract photography creates mood and/or feeling without portraying recognizable objects or scenes. In this class you will experiment with ways to carry photography beyond realism by playing with scale, removing contextual information and photographing through water or other clear materials. You will explore shadow, blurring techniques and exposure times in order to find your own personal expression and design aesthetic. Color, contrast and composition will be examined through weekly assignments and in-class reviews. Bring a digital camera and examples of your work to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 7/25/2018 and ending 8/22/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 176.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 195.00 ea.

G66418 Advanced Beginner Digital Photography, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Alan Shefland
Skill Level: AB

This class is designed for the photographer who has taken Beginning Digital Photography or acquired beginning level skills elsewhere, and is ready to move ahead but is not quite ready for the Intermediate Digital Photography class. If you have not taken Beginning Digital Photography at the Art Center, instructor approval is required before registering. Please contact the Registrar for more information.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 8/2/2018 and ending 8/23/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 140.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 156.00 ea.

A61418 Photography: Composition and Design, Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Anne Groton
Skill level: ALL

Develop your photographer’s eye in this class where everything in the photograph is viewed as an active element of design. Learn how to see and use the elements and principles of design to create stronger images--you will be surprised by how much we have to work with as we compose our images! Through discussion, practice, review, and study, together we will ask questions and invite learning. To get the most from this class, know your camera’s settings and be familiar with aperture/depth of field and shutter speed prior to class. Bring your camera, your camera manual, and a flash drive to class.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 9/10/2018 and ending 10/15/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 211.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 234.00 ea.

A61518 Intermediate Digital Photography, Tuesdays, 9 a.m. - Noon
Instructor: Carl Beihl
Skill level: I, AD

This class provides greater focus on individual work as you continue to gain competency with your digital camera. Shooting assignments will be given each week, and your digital photos will be reviewed in class. Bring a digital camera (with charged or fresh batteries), memory card and your camera's manual. You will need a home computer that allows you to download images from your camera and save them to a jump drive (USB memory stick) for class viewing.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 9/4/2018 and ending 10/23/2018 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.

A67418 Lightroom Fundamentals, Tuesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Alan Shefland
Skill level: B, AB

Learn the basics of Adobe Lightroom, a valuable tool for organizing, editing and sharing your photography. Start by learning how to set up Lightroom, including importing and exporting images. Then explore the seven modules with an emphasis on the Develop module. By the end of the session, you will have the skills to explore the vast potential of Lightroom and make your images come alive. Each student will need to bring a laptop computer running the current operating system along with Adobe Lightroom CC15 or LR6 installed. Students also need to bring a jump drive with exactly 15 images on it (nothing else, please) for importing and exporting.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 9/4/2018 and ending 10/23/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.

A61018 Making Photographs, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Carl Beihl
Skill level: I, AD

This class will help serious amateur and professional photographers find more passion in their work by exploring the narrative, aesthetic and emotional aspects of image making, with an emphasis on simplicity and the use of natural light. Through practical demonstrations, field trips, individual portfolio reviews and studying the work of other photographers, we will refine our views on producing work and balancing the various aspects of a busy life.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/5/2018 and ending 10/24/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.

A61118 Abstract Digital Photography, Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Carl Beihl
Skill level: ALL

Abstract photography creates mood and/or feeling without portraying recognizable objects or scenes. In this class, you will experiment with ways to carry photography beyond realism by playing with scale, removing contextual information and photographing through water or other clear materials. You will explore shadow, blurring techniques and exposure times in order to find your own personal expression and design aesthetic. Color, contrast and composition will be examined through weekly assignments and in-class reviews. Bring a digital camera and examples of your work to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/5/2018 and ending 10/24/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.

A66418 Advanced Beginner Digital Photography, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Alan Shefland
Skill level: AB

If you've taken Beginning Digital Photography and you're ready to take your craft to the next level but don't feel quite ready for the Intermediate Digital Photography class, this is where you belong. This is where it starts to get serious-and fun. You'll become more technically competent while honing your artistic chops. Students who have acquired beginning level digital photography skills elsewhere are welcome, but need instructor approval. Please contact the Registrar for more information.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 9/6/2018 and ending 10/25/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.

A66218 Beginning Digital Photography, Thursdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Alan Shefland
Skill level: B, AB

If you're a beginning photographer and a bit mystified by your digital camera, this class is for you. You'll start by learning camera basics like aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings. You'll move on to learning how to make pictures and to develop your compositional skills. We'll also discuss lenses and other equipment and how to care for your gear. By the end of the course you'll be more excited than ever about photography and you'll own a collection of images that demonstrate your techical and creative growth. Please bring your camera (fully charged) and its manual. The class workbook, Understanding Photography Field Guide by Brian Peterson, is optional but strongly recommended.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 9/6/2018 and ending 10/25/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.

A60318 Introduction to Digital Art Making [NEW!], Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.
Instructor: William Reynolds
Skill level: ALL

Learn to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create graphic art. You will explore digital image editing, manipulation and enhancement as well as digital drawing and painting with the drawing tools, brushes and coloring systems available in these graphic design programs. Expect assignments and an emphasis on artistic design over learning the program. Students will need to bring their own laptop computer with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator installed, a thumb drive (for saving digital files), several of your own photographs (in digital format), and a sketchbook. Students should be comfortable using their computer.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 9/6/2018 and ending 10/25/2018 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 234.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 260.00 ea.

B61418 Photography: Composition and Design, Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Anne Groton
Skill Level: ALL

Develop your photographer’s eye in this class where everything in the photograph is viewed as an active element of design. Learn how to see and use the elements and principles of design to create stronger images--you will be surprised by how much we have to work with when we compose our images! Through discussion, practice, review, and study, together we will ask questions and invite learning. To get the most from this class, know your camera’s settings and be familiar with aperture/depth of field and shutter speed prior to class. Bring your camera, your camera manual, and a flash drive to class.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 10/29/2018 and ending 12/10/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 211.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 234.00 ea.

B67918 Advanced Creative iPhone Photography [NEW!], Mondays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Eric Mueller
Skill Level: I, AD

Learn and explore advanced techniques for shooting and editing amazing photos with your iPhone. You'll experiment with a variety of apps for shooting and editing images to express your unique vision as a photographer. Each week will have shooting assignments reviewed the following week in a positive, open environment. Prerequisite: Creative iPhone Photography. You'll need an iPhone for shooting, editing and sharing. Expect to spend an additional $15-$20 on iPhone apps.

Enrollment limited to 12; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 10/29/2018 and ending 12/10/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.

B60318 Introduction to Digital Art Making [NEW!], Thursday, 6 - 9 p.m.
Instructor: William Reynolds
Skill level: ALL

Learn to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create art. You will explore digital image editing, manipulation and enhancement as well as digital drawing and painting with the drawing tools, brushes and coloring systems available in these graphic design programs. Expect assignments and an emphasis on artistic design over learning the program. Students will need to bring their own laptop computer with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator installed, a thumb drive (for saving digital files), several of your own photographs (in digital format), and a sketchbook. Students should be comfortable using their computer.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/1/2018 and ending 12/20/2018 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 227.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 204.00 ea.

B61518 Intermediate Digital Photography, Tuesdays, 9 a.m. - Noon
Instructor: Carl Beihl
Skill Level: I, AD

This class provides greater focus on individual work as you continue to gain competency with your digital camera. Shooting assignments will be given each week, and your digital photos will be reviewed in class. Bring a digital camera (with charged or fresh batteries), memory card and your camera's manual. You will need a home computer that allows you to download images from your camera and save them to a jump drive (USB memory stick) for class viewing.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 10/30/2018 and ending 12/18/2018 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

B61018 Making Photographs, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Carl Beihl
Skill Level: I, AD

This class will help serious amateur and professional photographers find more passion in their work by exploring the narrative, aesthetic and emotional aspects of image making, with an emphasis on simplicity and the use of natural light. Through practical demonstrations, field trips, individual portfolio reviews and studying the work of other photographers, we will refine our views on producing work and balancing the various aspects of a busy life.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 10/31/2018 and ending 12/19/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.

B61118 Abstract Digital Photography, Wednesdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: Carl Beihl
Skill Level: ALL

Abstract photography creates mood and/or feeling without portraying recognizable objects or scenes. In this class, you will experiment with ways to carry photography beyond realism by playing with scale, removing contextual information and photographing through water or other clear materials. You will explore shadow, blurring techniques and exposure times in order to find your own personal expression and design aesthetic. Color, contrast and composition will be examined through weekly assignments and in-class reviews. Bring a digital camera and examples of your work to the first class.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 10/31/2018 and ending 12/19/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 312.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 281.00 ea.

B66418 Advanced Beginner Digital Photography, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: David Coats
Skill Level: AB

If you've taken Beginning Digital Photography and you're ready to take your craft to the next level but don't feel quite ready for the Intermediate Digital Photography class, this is where you belong. This is where it starts to get serious-and fun! You'll become more technically competent while honing your artistic chops. Students who have acquired beginning level digital photography skills elsewhere are welcome, but need instructor approval. Please contact the Registrar for more information.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/1/2018 and ending 12/20/2018 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

B66218 Beginning Digital Photography, Thursdays, 1 - 4 p.m.
Instructor: David Coats
Skill Level: B, AB

If you're a beginning photographer and a bit mystified by your digital camera, this class is for you. You'll start by learning camera basics like aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings. You'll move on to learning how to make pictures and to develop your compositional skills. We'll also discuss lenses and other equipment and how to care for your gear. By the end of the course you'll be more excited than ever about photography and you'll own a collection of images that demonstrate your techical and creative growth. Please bring your camera (fully charged) and its manual. The class workbook, Understanding Photography Field Guide by Brian Peterson, is optional but strongly recommended.

Enrollment limited to 10; ages 16 and up
Irregular classes scheduled starting 11/1/2018 and ending 12/20/2018 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 246.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 273.00 ea.

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Hours
Monday          9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday         9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday        9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday             9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday        9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
   (mid-June through August, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Sunday closed


Building is closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve through New Year's Day*, Memorial Day and the last week in August through Labor Day.* There is no open studio when the building is closed. 

* Phone lines will be open M-F, excluding holidays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to take class registrations.  

 
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