Learn the basics of good photography and refine your results with Digital Darkroom special fx to streamline the artistic processes of traditional color and b/w darkrooms. Create contemporary versions of classic photographic effects with Adobe Photoshop techniques.
Visual imagery is today's most powerful method of communication. A single image can tell a story, evoke an emotion, advertise an event or sell a product. During this two-week class, you will learn how to harness the power of Photoshop to create your own works of art through a combination of photography, type, color and texture. You will learn the basic elements of design and composition, along with Photoshop techniques, that will help you take your ideas and images to the next level of Wow! You will choose a final project to create which will be printed out or put on a CD, depending on the nature of your project. The skills you will learn will help you create standout images for both print and the web, including websites, blogs, posters, invitations, CD covers, T-shirts... or just about anything else you can dream up.