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Continuing Education at PAFA



Photography

Introduction To Digital Photography IN 660PH_ON

$350

with RA Friedman

Calendar Current session started Sep 21, 2020 , runs for 10 weeks

Achieve the technical knowledge and creative camera skills needed to make powerful, professional-quality photographs using a DSLR or mirrorless camera, from initial capture to final print.  Learn the functions, modes, and menus of your camera; how they affect picture-taking; and how to select the appropriate settings for a given environment.  Instruction will address shooting in RAW format, employing expressive natural and artificial light, creating setups for portraiture, photo-editing, and post-processing in Adobe Lightroom.  Develop a unified body of work ready for exhibition, publication, or a portfolio.  Demonstrations, discussions, reviews and short weekly projects are designed to get you up, out and behind the camera!  Prior photography experience is helpful, but not necessary.  A fully adjustable (pro, “prosumer”) DSLR or mirrorless camera, as well as Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop or Gimp software, required.  A weekly live Zoom session will be held every Wednesday, 7 – 8 p.m. 

Note: This course is available for 1.0 undergraduate credit for $525

Materials List : Friedman IN660PH_ON

Zoom Technical Requirements

CE Policy Guide_Fall 2020

Creative Photography: Find Your Voice (ONLINE) IN 660CP_ON

$195

with RA Friedman

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 26, 2020 , runs for 5 weeks

Explore who you are as a photographer and where you want to take your work in this intermediate-level project-focused course.  Learn how to best combine your abilities and available resources toward creating a new body of work with message and impact, and presenting it to the viewer.  Weekly assignments will include photo shoots, idea generation, proposal writing, and critiques. Ability with a digital or film camera and photo workflow is a prerequisite. Some technical issues will be addressed, but the core of the class is strengthening your creative outlook and practice.  This is an asynchronous Canvas course with a weekly live Zoom session every Tuesday, 7 – 9 p.m.  (See materials list for more information)

Note: This course is also available for 1.0 undergraduate credit for $525.

Register by:  October 23

Materials List : Friedman IN 660CP_ON

Zoom Technical Requirements

CE Policy Guide_Fall 2020

Image: RA Friedman, "Fairmount Clouds"

Drawing from Photographs (ONLINE) DR 600EP_ON

$195

with Morgan Dummitt

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 26, 2020 , runs for 5 weeks

Photographs allow us to expand our subject matter to family members, historical figures, nudes, landscapes, animals, and more.  Artists have been using photographs as references for as long as the medium has existed.  Learn to apply the fundamentals of classical drawing – measurement, proportion, tone, line quality, and gesture – to drawings made from photographs.  Explore traditional materials such as chalks, charcoal, ink wash, and a variety of papers. All materials will be suitable for the home studio. Instruction will be conducted through Canvas via video lectures, demonstrations, and assignments as well as regular critiques.  All levels welcome!

A weekly, live Zoom meeting will be held every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.  

Learning Goals

  • Learn the basics of proportional measurement, value, tone, line, and gesture
  • Learn to use photography as an aid to classical drawing techniques
  • Learn to impose a knowledge of structural anatomy on photographs to produce the illusion of volume
  • Master the use of materials used in traditional drawing
  • Produce two finished drawings

Note: This course is available for 1.0 undergraduate credit for $525

Register by:  October 23

Materials List : Dummit DR 600EP_ON

Zoom Technical Requirements

CE Policy Guide_Fall 2020

Image: Michael Kowbuz, "Blur," ink, watercolor and gouache on Arches 6 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.





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