Transform your favorite pet photographs into lively digital paintings. Students will be guided step-by-step through the process while learning Photoshop painting and illustration techniques. Class size is limited to allow for personalized instruction. Constance Christensen, instructor
Prerequisites: Basic computer skills and Photoshop experience. Students will use their own laptop with Photoshop installed (Adobe offers a free 30-day trial of PhotoshopCC). A Wacom drawing tablet is recommended. Once registered, students will receive an outline explaining how to choose the best photos for a successful pet portrait.
James Corwin Johnson’s Photo Experience and Gallery offers instruction in all phases of digital photography. Owner James Corwin Johnson has specialized in professional photography for more than 35 years and has spent much of that time teaching students how to improve their skills. www.APhotoExperience.com
Your instructor, Constance Christensen, graduated with honors from Ringling College of Art and Design, majoring in fine arts. Upon graduation, Constance received a scholarship to pursue additional studies in painting at the South Florida Art Institute. She began painting digitally over 15 years ago, combining modern software with centuries-old painting techniques. She enjoys sharing the limitless creative possibilities of Photoshop with her students. To see samples of her internationally published digital illustrations, visit her portfolio website at: www.ChristensenArt.
Saturday, August 30, 2014
10:00am - 4:00pm (lunch on your own, 12:30 - 1:30)