Arts, Jewelry, Photography & Textiles
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|SilversmithingLearn to create jewelry using this process. Topics include safety, design, cutting, shaping, soldering, piercing, bezel setting of stones and how to set up your own home studio. Work with copper, brass,silver and cobochon stones. Be sure to ask for a supply list at firstname.lastname@example.org!
|Advanced Silversmithing - Part 1
Students will be able to learn techniques that require the basic skills learned in Silversmithing. Emphasis will be on dimensional work, advanced soldering, stone setting and construction.
|Advanced Silversmithing - Part 2
Students will learn techniques to enhance and expand on the skills learned in Advanced Silversmithing Part 1. Emphasis is on surface decoration and alteration of non-ferrous metal.
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|Fundamentals of Photography
Learn to control exposures through use of shutter-speeds, aperture, controls and ISO settings. Topics covered include: light, flash, depth of field and action. Bring your camera, instruction manual and samples of your work. Single-lens-reflex (SLR) digital and 35mm cameras only.
Continuation of Beginning Photography class and designed for 35mm and SLR cameras where the photographer can control exposures through the use of shutter-speed and aperture controls. Topics include: cameras, films/ISO, exposure,
|Photoshop - Level 1
This image editing software offers an impressive array of tools for correcting and altering digital images. Create and save files, correct images, create and manipulate layers and fix or retouch photos.
|Photoshop - Level 2
Learn to add and manipulate text, add color and use spot altering.
|Photoshop - Level 3
Look through an array of filters and use Photoshop as an art tool.
|Photoshop Elements 9 for the Digital Photographer
Bring out the best in your images! Whether youíre making quick fixes or detailed enhancements, Adobe's Photoshop Elements 9 provides the tools you need to achieve high-quality results. If youíre a novice with no photo-editing experience or you want to upgrade skills you learned in an earlier version of Elements, this course is for you.
As you master this popular software, you'll learn to edit images on your computer, correct flaws, enhance your final product, create simple art projects, prepare images for email and the Web, and organize your images so you can keep track of them. Itís fun and easy, and you'll see how Photoshop Elements 9 gives you room to grow while letting you achieve high-quality results right away.
So bring your photography skills into the digital age and get ready to unlock the mysteries of Photoshop Elements 9. The hands-on, easy-to-follow exercises in this course will help you turn your photos into masterpieces and leave you with a great feeling of accomplishment!
This is an online class. Classes start monthly; go to www.ed2go.com/otc for more information!