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Continuing Education at PAFA


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


with RA Friedman

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 2, 2021 at 7 pm, 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 – 8 p.m.  (See materials list for more information)

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

Register by:  February 26

Materials List : Friedman IN 660CP_ON

Zoom Technical Requirements

CE Policy Guide Spring 2021

Image: RA Friedman, "Fairmount Clouds"

Portrait Drawing (ONLINE) DR 609E_ON


with Morgan Dummitt

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 3, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn to draw classical portraits using photographic references. This class will focus on expressing the structure of the head through the language of drawing. Topics covered will include measurement, proportion, tone, line quality, anatomy and gesture. Explore a variety of traditional materials, from chalks to charcoal, ink wash, and a variety of papers. All materials will be suitable for the home studio. Teaching will be conducted through video lectures, demonstrations, and assignments as well as regular critiques. All levels welcome!

Learning Goals

  • Learn the basics of proportional measurement, value, tone, line, and gesture
  • Develop a knowledge of the forms and structural anatomy of the head
  • Learn to use photography as an aid to classical drawing techniques -Master a variety of traditional drawing media -Produce two finished drawings

Register by: February 26

Materials List: Dummit DR 600EP_ON

CE Policy Guide Spring 2021

Zoom Technical Requirements

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