The following workshops will be offered at the South County Center of Berkshire Community College (BCC) in Great Barrington this fall. The workshops are taught by Jane McWhorter, Graphic Designer/Photographer.
"Beginning Adobe Photoshop CS5" (WKS-236) teaches students to modify photos using an amazing assortment of painting, drawing and retouching tools to create original artistic images. Classes meet Tuesdays, Oct. 16 through Oct. 30, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Cost for registration is $155.
"Intermediate Adobe Photoshop CS5" (WKS-239) is a continuation of Beginning Photoshop. Students learn advanced techniques and procedures using Channels, Masks and Paths, type manipulation, coloring black & white photos and drawings, and more. Classes meet Tuesdays, Nov. 13 through Nov. 27, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Cost for registration is $155.
"InDesign CS5 for Beginners" (WKS-240) teaches participants to create visual communication such as newsletters, brochures, posters, and other printed documents that contain both text and images. The workshop explores essentials of this state-of-the-art layout program. Classes meet Wednesdays, Oct. 17 through Oct. 31, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Cost for registration is $155.
"Intermediate InDesign CS5" (WKS 241) is a continuation of Beginning InDesign CS5 and covers advanced functions while emphasizing design theories and production techniques. The course covers the creation of single and multi-page documents, type and paragraph controls, transparency and drop shadows, layers, drawing tools, imported graphics and links, master pages, palettes, and more. Classes meet Wednesdays, Nov. 14 through Nov. 28, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Cost for registration is $155.
"Digital Photography" (FAS-115) an introduction to photographic processes that uses computer-based technologies. Students learn the basics of image capture with digital cameras and from there explore the world of digital image processing, utilizing Adobe Photoshop to prepare and modify images. The course will examine digital photography as a creative process, focusing on its aesthetic power and use in contemporary society. Classes meet Thursdays, Sept. 4 through Dec. 22, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Cost for registration is $576 plus a $25 semester fee.
For more information, or to register, call BCC's South County Center in Great Barrington, 413-528-4521 or long distance 800-816-1233 (in Mass only), ext. 5201 or 5202.