Digital iPad Painting (Without the Mess!)

Date/Time: Thursday, November 2, 10:00AM – 1:00PM

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. Paint anywhere. No muss no fuss. We will begin with a photograph that you paint over with different tools and mediums, you can later paint free form originals. Included in the app are 7 brush sizes, oil paint, oil pastel sticks, colored pencil crayons, marker, conte crayon, 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 the ability to mix color. There are 27 papers and canvases to choose from. Some painting is experience helpful, but not needed. Come and try a new way of painting. This class is best on the iPad for its size. Come with the Art Set Pro app loaded – available from the App Store for $6.99.

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Learning to Draw

Date/Time: 4 Thursdays: October 5-26, 9:30AM – 12:00PM

Doug Garder
Beginning with simple geometric forms and maturing to more complex forms, such as the human figure and linear perspective, learn how to see and feel what you are drawing in a variety of drawing media, such as charcoal, graphite, black India ink, black & white conte chalk, and even pastels on various kinds of paper. You will study such basic drawing concepts as contour line, cross contour, negative space, gesture, value (cross-hatch, ink and wash, chiaroscuro), and one- and two-point linear perspective.

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Create a Website

Date/Time: Monday, October 23, 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Elise d’Entremont
Learn about domain names, website hosting, and website builder programs to create a website in less than an hour. We will use a free website builder. An email address is required. Please know your email’s password in case you need to check email.

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Very Simply Painterly Photography

Date/Time: Thursday, October 26, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Debra Dresler
Let the apps paint your photos digitally! Do some very easy painting from your iPhone or iPad using apps that mostly paint automatically with texture filters and your finger. No painting experience needed! Transfer your photographs into stunning painterly pictures before your eyes. Watercolor, Oil, Impressionistic, and wild modern looks too. We will use these apps: Brushstroke, Paint Can, Glaze, Aquarella, and Prisma.

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iPad Drawing & Painting: Your Digital Sketchbook

Date/Time: 3 Thursdays: November 9 – December 7, 3:00PM – 5:00PM

James Nutt
This iPad drawing class is designed for those that want to learn to draw on the iPad, and are also interested in exploring some of the more detailed programs for drawing on the iPad. Using the program Procreate, the learning curve is short and possibilities endless. You can undo mistakes, try multiple options, cut and paste, and even paint in the dark. This class is intended to be three quarters drawing class and one quarter learning the technology. Learn to use the iPad as a new and exciting medium and finally have an art studio with you everywhere you go. This class can be used standalone to get you drawing and painting anywhere. We will discuss accessible digital art platforms and get comfortable with the program through a series of drawing exercises, and also explore subjects such as line quality, color, scale, and proportion.

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Intro to Photo Editing using Snapseed

Date/Time: Monday, November 13, 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Lars Samuelsson
In today’s digital world with convenient access to a camera, making a photograph has become easier than ever. Despite this, a lot of images could go from being good to great by applying some basic image editing. In this class we will take a closer look at a free application called Snapseed, one of the most popular and effective imaging apps available today. Whether you want to preform basic image enhancement or become more creative with your editing, Snapseed is a great tool to improve your photography. After this class you will be able to use adjustment tools such as crop, white balance, contrast and saturation to greatly enhance you images, and image editing will be a natural part of taking pictures.

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Digital Photo Editing with Photoshop Elements

Date/Time: Monday, November 20, 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Elise d’Entremont
Introductory Adobe Photoshop principles will be taught in this class. Participants will be introduced to the image editing capabilities of this software and will learn how to use the paintbrush, airbrush, stamp, and pencil tools. Bring your iPad, tablet, or laptop.

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Private Technology Instruction Session

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Elise d’Entremont
Bring your own laptop, netbook, tablets or iPad for a private, customized instruction session one-on-one with a very knowledgeable and patient technology instructor. No geek talk, just straight, everyday language to help you succeed with your technology, software, and business-related technology needs. Here are only a few of the many software programs (PC or Mac) Elise can help you with: QuickBooks, Quicken, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PhotoShop, Photoshop Elements, Google Drive/Docs/Slides/Sheets/Forms/Calendar, Skype, Creating Websites, Photo Editing, Social Media, Cloud storage, keyboarding (typing), or computer basics. Please inquire for any other software help.

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