Adult Workshops

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Registration Policy

Advance registration is required. Registration is not secured until payment is received. There are no refunds on classes, but we will happily give you credit for a class if there is proper notice, should you need to cancel your registration for any reason.

– Full credit up to one week before the class.
– Half credit if you cancel the week before class begins.
– No credit if you cancel day of the first class or after.

Intro to Stop Motion Animation:
Form and Process

When: Mondays / November 6, 13, 20, and 27
6:00 – 8:00PM
Where: ONE Columbia, 1219 Taylor St.
Instructor: Lillian Burke
Cost: Member $90 / Non-Member $120
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 23

This class will explore the fundamentals of stop motion animation. Each week students will learn a new stop motion animation technique through screenings, discussions and hands-on activities. Over the course of the workshop we will cover paper cut-out, claymation, pixilation, and object-based animation. Students will gain the foundational skills necessary to plan, shoot, and edit a short stop motion animation and will create a short animation of their own using the techniques learned in class.

Materials:

Bringing a digital camera is encouraged, but not required.

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Intro to DSLR Filmmaking

REGISTRATION  CLOSED

When: Wednesdays / Oct 11, 18, 25 and Nov 1
6:00 – 8:00pm
Where: ONE Columbia, 1219 Taylor St.
Instructor: Josh Rainwater
Cost: Member $90 / Non-Member $120

This course is designed to introduce you to the basics of DSLR filmmaking. You will learn all stages of the filmmaking process from the manual settings of your camera to the final export of a short film produced in class. Students will also become familiar with DSLR language and methods. This workshop is presented in four parts: Basic Settings / Lighting / Shooting and Sound / Editing and Exporting.

Materials:

Students who own a DSLR (Panasonic, Canon, Nikon, or Sony) are encouraged to bring it. If you do not own a DSLR, a limited number of cameras will be available for use during the workshop on a first come, first served basis.

Intro to Graphic Design:
The Movie Poster

When: Wednesdays / November 1, 8, 15, and 22
6:00 – 8:00PM
Where: The Nickelodeon Theatre, 1607 Main St.
Instructor: Savannah Taylor
Cost: Member $90 / Non-Member $120
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 23

Have you ever wanted to create a poster for your favorite film? Using Adobe Photoshop, participants will learn essential skills and the fundamentals of design including color, composition, visual hierarchy, typography, image editing, and print preparation. This workshop is perfect for anyone interested in graphic design or creating a movie poster of their own. At the end of the class, students will send their full-size posters to print and see their hard work come to fruition.

Materials:

Laptop required. Students will receive a 30-day trial of Adobe Photoshop, which should be installed prior to the first day of class.

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Intro to Portrait Photography

REGISTRATION CLOSED

When: Mondays / October 9, 16, 23, and 30
6:00 – 8:00pm
Where: ONE Columbia, 1219 Taylor St.
Instructor: Bree Burchfield
Cost: Member $90 / Non-Member $120

This class will cover the techniques and strategies needed to create a quality portrait. We’ll explore both studio and natural lighting techniques, what to do with shadows, and how to contrast backgrounds. Learn what camera techniques and lenses are best suited for portraiture. This class will help you discover how to create stunning portraits of all kinds, whether your interest is in bridal, fashion, or family photography. A basic understanding of your DSLR is recommended but isn’t required.

Materials:

DSLR or compact camera with manual setting required.