Digital Photo Art and Editing (Essential Skills) - Wednesdays 18:30 - 20:30
You can only book this course if you have been referred by a member of the Lifelong Learning Team, if you would like to book one of our mainstream courses please use the following link: Lifelong Learning courses
With Michelle James. Create exciting art with your digital photographs.
A course suitable for beginners. Learners will need to have a basic knowledge of IT.
This course will use various free image editing software. You will learn the basic principles of photography and how to edit photos in a creative way.
Using your edited images, together with a word processor or publishing package (Google, Microsoft or equivalent) you will create posters for events, presentations of your photographic work, calendars, cards, abstracts and other artworks. Through the use of various art materials, you will learn how to manipulate your photos in the styles of famous photographers.
Sessions will cover:
- Exploring the works of other photographers. Students will be given a selection of photographers to research, based on different photography styles.
- Creating your own artwork in the styles of selected photographers, you will use various photo editing apps, to apply the researched styles to your own images.
- Your created artwork will be used in your own publications (for example, posters, calendars etc.)
The course will look at a number of photography styles and will have short assignments included.
Duration - 10 weeks.
Learning format - Face-to-face.
Course code - A092137.MJ.