Photographic Technique and Critique

Date/Time: 3 Tuesdays, June 18, July 9, August 13, 7:00-9:00 PM
Tuition: FREE with registration ($5 suggested donation)
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

This course will be an open discussion and critique of photographic skills and technology. Join Robert and David, along with an invited professional photographer, for a session of critique and review of their compositions. Time permitting, there will be an opportunity to do a photo walkabout at the art center and a critique of those images. Be prepared to complete assignments for following sessions. You are encouraged to bring a selection of up to 3 images (digital or prints), which will be reviewed by the instructors and class members in an open critique. Please email questions and/or requests to the instructors at and

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Beginning iPhone/ iPad Photographic Safari Plus Editing

Date/Time: Thursday, August 22, 1:00-4:00 PM
Tuition: $32 Member/ $41 Non-Member
Material Fee: $10 Payable to Instructor
Age/Level: Ages 13-18, All Levels

Let’s go on a fun Photographic Safari around town and learn to use your iPhone/iPad camera . In this class you will learn tips and tricks of using your camera, better composition, tuning an image, cropping, filters, frames, the most useful photography apps and more. We will take photos either outside or in the studio with Still Life setups, and then use the editing app, Snapseed. This is the “go to app” for most photographers and it is free. Bring your device with Snapseed downloaded on to it from the App Store. Come ready to play with your images. IOS Apple only. Sorry no Android, Galaxy etc.

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Smartphone Video Making

Date/Time: 4 Mondays, June 24-July 15, 6:00-8:30 PM
Tuition: $105 Member/$135 Non-Member
Material Fee: Instructor may recommend some apps that have fees
Age/Level: Adults & Teens 14+, All Levels

The technical aspects of video making can be intimidating: how to adjust the exposure? What is the right resolution? How do you create a narrative from clips? No worries! This class is designed for all the aspiring directors, video makers, community organizers, artists, and the curious who want to be introduced to video and editing techniques starting with the most accessible camera: a smartphone! You will learn how to shoot, edit and share high-quality short video by using exclusively mobile devices and free apps. Topics include: video+sound recording and editing, titles, storytelling, interview techniques, greenscreen and more.

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App SamplerBeginning Painterly Photography

Date/Time: Monday, July 29, 6:00-8:00 PM
Tuition: $21 Member/$27 Non-Member
Material Fee: $5 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults & Teens 16+, All Levels

Get ready to unlock your creativity with painterly apps on your iPhone or iPad. In this beginning class, we will use 4 apps that paint your photos digitally. Very easy, mostly automatically with filters, and your fingers or stylus. No painting experience needed! Transform your photographs into stunning painterly pictures before your eyes. Watercolor, oil, impressionistic and wild modern looks too. Bring your Apple device with these apps downloaded from the App Store: Brushstroke, Paint can, AquarellaHD, and Prisma. IOS (Apple) only. Sorry No Android, Galaxy etc.

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iPad/iPhone Painting: Big Abstract Flowers on Canvas

Date/Time: Monday, June 24, 6:00-9:00 PM
Tuition: $32 Member/$41 Non-Member
Material Fee: $5 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Beginner and Beyond

Join us to create this O’Keefe-like, digital flower painting. We will first photograph some flowers in the classroom. Then use 3-4 apps to create beautiful flower paintings. No experience needed. Some general knowledge of your device is helpful. Debra will also show you how to print onto a stretched and framed canvas. You will receive an email before class with the apps to download before class. Fun and colorful!

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Photo Editing and Organization Using iPhone or iPad

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 1, 6:30-8:30 PM
Tuition: $21 Member/$27 Non-Member
Age/Level: All Ages, All Levels

Are the number of photos on your iPhone. IPad getting overwhelming? Do you have trouble finding the one photo you wanted to print? In this class we will dive into “Photos”, your iPhone’s app that stores all photos taken by your iPhone. We will look at using folders to organize photos into categories of your choosing, making favorites and tips and tricks for making your photo collection to be more streamlined and less confusing. For iPad or iPhone only.

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Camera Club

Class ID: 7Z5B 
Date/Time: Monday, July 22, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 
Tuition: $10 Member/Non-Member 
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Join us for a new photography club at WBCA. Whether you are using digital or analog digital camera equipment, all are encouraged to join.

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Open Studio: Artist to Artist

Date/Time: 13 Fridays, March 1 – May 31, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
*No Class May 24

No Instructor
Get to know other artists. Grow in knowledge, support, and community by creating together in any medium.  Artists work on their own projects with their own supplies. No instruction will be provided; this is an opportunity for open studio with like-minded artists. Bringing snacks is encouraged. Registration is required to attend this class.

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