Classes

Intro to Digital Photography

Intro to Wheel Thrown Ceramics

Intro to Wheel Thrown Ceramics

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So you finally got that awesome DSLR but you probably haven’t moved the dial from AUTO and all of
your photos look the same. Maybe it hasn’t even made it out of the box yet. Maybe you’re still
wondering was DSLR actually stands for. Regardless of whether you’re just starting out,
wanting a refresher, or wanting to take the next step to really make your images pop, this four
week intro class has you covered.


During this intro to digital photography class we will cover:


●What is a DSLR
● The basics of shooting in Manual
● F-Stop, Shutter Speed, ISO, Aperture and Depth of Field, Priority Shooting
● Field of View, Focal Length, Sensor Types, Cropping
● The importance of understanding light and how to manipulate it:
-Light Modifiers
-Lighting Temperature
-Lighting Angles
-Direct vs Diffused
● White Balancing
● Reading your histogram
● RAW vs. JPEG
● Composition, Rule of Thirds, Golden Ratio, Posing
● Focal Length and Distortion
● Studio and Location Shooting
● Photoshop Basics:
  – Adjusting RAW images
  – Image Resolution
  –Working in layers
  –Touching-up images

Intro to Wheel Thrown Ceramics

Intro to Wheel Thrown Ceramics

Intro to Wheel Thrown Ceramics

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 During this 6 week course students will learn the basics of wheel thrown ceramics and
pottery including techniques for wedging clay, creating forms and glazing. The focus of
the class will be primarily for students to learn the basics of throwing on the wheel
including properly centering the clay, throwing off the mound, and throwing off the bat.
Students will begin the class learning to throw small bowls and progress in size and
form to finish the class out with an introductory knowledge of closed forms. Students
will be able to receive personalized and comprehensive instruction in a relaxed and fun
environment.