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Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-PHO-0625
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

Still life—a work of art that depicts ordinary inanimate objects either natural or man-made—as subject matter has origins in oil painting. The genre has also become a powerful means of telling compelling visual narratives through photography. This course is not a technical studio course: emphasis is on developing imagery with the power to tell both simple and sophisticated stories of a more personal and narrative nature. Work is focused on developing a conceptual approach to choosing, composing, illuminating and photographing set-ups. An introduction to the still life genre will consist of looking at current and historical practitioners, along with discussion about the technical aspects of lighting and settings. Students are given various exercises to execute, using things they have at home, working toward individual narratives. Each week there will be a new assignment and then students will share what they did with the group the following session. Each student in this class will create their own blog; the blog will serve as the means to look at everyone’s work as well as a repository for capturing each individual approach to photographing still life.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- A camera with manual controls that can be mounted on a tripod is recommended.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: PG-E


Instructor
  • Name: Sally Bozzuto (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-DFOU-1467
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

A continuation of Digital Design Techniques, Part A (1466), this course continues with a more in-depth exploration of Adobe software by focusing on more detailed and challenging design projects. Starting with producing animated graphics in Photoshop, and then comparing that workflow and output to video production in Premiere, the need for separation of software tasks becomes apparent. Drawing precise graphics in Illustrator rounds out the Adobe workflow as students then organize their projects into a dynamic JavaScript-based website. Ultimately this course serves as a powerful introduction to common but important tasks in the digital design field for freelancers and members of art production teams alike. Note: Successful completion of "Digital Design Techniques, Part A" (1466) and "Digital Design Techniques, Part B" (1467) satisfies the certificate requirement for "Digital Design Techniques" (3542).

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- This course requires access to Adobe Creative Cloud, or some of its creative tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Monthly subscriptions can be purchased from a variety of pricing plans directly from Adobe. Please visit the Adobe website for cost and downloading instructions. Be sure to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before purchasing.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: AN-R, GR-R, ID-R, IT-R, JM-R, NS-R, PG-R, PM-R, PS-R

Prerequisite: Digital Design Techniques, Part A


Instructor
  • Name: Bryan Rodrigues (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-DFOU-1467-02
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

A continuation of Digital Design Techniques, Part A (1466), this course continues with a more in-depth exploration of Adobe software by focusing on more detailed and challenging design projects. Starting with producing animated graphics in Photoshop, and then comparing that workflow and output to video production in Premiere, the need for separation of software tasks becomes apparent. Drawing precise graphics in Illustrator rounds out the Adobe workflow as students then organize their projects into a dynamic JavaScript-based website. Ultimately this course serves as a powerful introduction to common but important tasks in the digital design field for freelancers and members of art production teams alike. Note: Successful completion of "Digital Design Techniques, Part A" (1466) and "Digital Design Techniques, Part B" (1467) satisfies the certificate requirement for "Digital Design Techniques" (3542).

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- This course requires access to Adobe Creative Cloud, or some of its creative tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Monthly subscriptions can be purchased from a variety of pricing plans directly from Adobe. Please visit the Adobe website for cost and downloading instructions. Be sure to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before purchasing.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: AN-R, GR-R, ID-R, IT-R, JM-R, NS-R, PG-R, PM-R, PS-R

Prerequisite: Digital Design Techniques, Part A


Instructor
  • Name: Bryan Rodrigues (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-DFOU-2535
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

Building on the Adobe Photoshop I course, this course focuses on more advanced aspects of this industry-standard image editing software through projects that explore vector-based clipping masks for crisp edged transparency for print, gradient masks for smooth layer transitions utilized in all sophisticated editing techniques, and "Actions" for building automated processes. These multilayered subtractive processes serve to separate the Photoshop professionals from the hobbyists, and give the user pixel-perfect control of their image-editing environment.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- This course requires access to Adobe Creative Cloud, or some of its creative tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Monthly subscriptions can be purchased from a variety of pricing plans directly from Adobe. Please visit the Adobe website for cost and downloading instructions. Be sure to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before purchasing.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: GR-E, IT-E, NS-E, PG-E, PM-E, PS-E

Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop I


Instructor
  • Name: Douglas Breault (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 7 - Dec 12 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/28
ages 13-17 | Online | 2020/CF-TEEN-0636
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $315


Description

In this online course, you will learn how to create compelling photographs to tell what can often seem like simple stories. In A Day in the Life you’ll learn about documentary portraiture, still life, and landscape to chronicle a day in the life of a person, place or object (or all three). In our frequently changing lives, creating photographic essays can contribute to the documentation of history: Let's tell those stories through the lenses of our cameras. You'll learn how to set your camera to read light, and learn how to use Adobe Lightroom for editing and catalogue management.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- This course requires access to Adobe Creative Cloud, or some of its creative tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Monthly subscriptions can be purchased from a variety of pricing plans directly from Adobe. Please visit the Adobe website for cost and downloading instructions. Be sure to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before purchasing.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: AT, YD


Instructor
  • Name: Cheryl Adams Johnson (Bio)
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