iPhone Painting: Photography Safari

Friday, June 23, 12:00-4:00 PM
OR
Tuesday, July 18, 5:00-9:00 PM
Debra Dresler

Take your photos from around town or still lifes in the studio and transform them into artful paintings using apps for your iPhone or iPad. We’re going on a photo safari in town. We will then return to the studio to learn how to make beautiful art paintings from your safari photos with the apps, ready for you to take home or to a print shop to print. Finishing options will be discussed. Bring your iPhone or iPad with the following apps loaded on to it from the App Store: Snapseed (free), Glaze ($2.99), and Aquarelle HD ($2.99). Sorry, not available for Android devices. No experience needed.

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iPad Painting

Thursday, July 6, 5:30-9:00 PM
OR
Thursday, August 10, 10:00 AM-1:30 PM
Debra Dresler

If you have ever wanted to try digital painting, this is the class for you. The Art Set Pro app is like having a portable painting set-up. No muss, no fuss. We will begin with a photograph that you paint over with different tools and mediums. Included in the app are 7 brush sizes, oil paint, oil pastel sticks, colored pencil, crayons, marker, conte crayon, paint markers, charcoal, eraser, and a variety of pencils. Also included are blending tools like sponge, fabric, thinner, sandpaper, and pastel blenders. The color palette includes 55 colors in different opacities, and 27 papers and canvas to choose from. No experience needed. Come and try some fun painting. This class is best on an iPad for its size. Come with the app loaded, available in the App Store for $6.99.

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Digital Illustration

Saturday, July 8 or Monday, July 31, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Debra Dresler

Try this easy way to sketch, trace, and color illustrations for that children’s book you want to write, greeting cards, or…? No experience needed. Come with the free app Paper 53 loaded onto your iPad. We will use copyright-free images to render a completed illustration. An iPad is easier to use, but you can manage with an iPhone also. I recommend a fine stylus for tracing and sketching. This is fun for cards, invitations, or framed prints. You can print your finished work at home. Try this digital art app, it’s fun and easy.

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