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Digital Printing 101
January 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 12, 2019
Printing high-quality digital images on technical printers requires a unique skill set. In this introduction to the “digital darkroom,” we’ll learn about the variables an artist can manipulate to get the results their looking for: printer calibration, color saturation & hue, setting the printer to insure consistent output, image sizing, and paper selection – to name a few. We’ll learn the basics of printing professional quality images in this 6-day class. Students must have some basic proficiency with image & file manipulation and a laptop computer installed with Photoshop or Adobe Elements. Please enter through 5th Street door.
Dates: January 8, 15, 22, 29, February 5 & 12 from 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Teaching Artist: Steve Antell
Cost: $120 Member / $140 Non-member
Teaching Artist Bio: Steve’s passion is to create pictures using photography emanating from his outdoor experiences. He began taking images as a 12 year old while camping, hiking and canoeing in remote areas. Soon thereafter he built a darkroom and started a lifelong apprenticeship for making his own prints. Over the next two decades Steve finished college and graduate schools in biology, while photographing, climbing, guiding and teaching in the American West. Moving to Oregon, he operated his own portraiture and commercial studio for sixteen years, refining proficiency in design, illustration and printing. Since then Steve has returned to exclusively making his own work, often characterized by compressed detailed compositions. His current prints utilize digital pigmented ink, frequently have overlays of pencil, charcoal, acrylic or pastel and are owned by university, commercial and private entities. He resides in La Grande, rural Eastern Oregon with his wife Karen.
- Mac or PC laptop or desktop & monitor
- Software: preloaded and operable copy of Photoshop CS2 or higher
- Software: Adobe Elements with new adjustment layer capability can be substituted, but is not optimum.
Free trial downloads of Photoshop/Elements can be obtained from Adobe if you need software to use for this class.
- Mouse and pad
- File of picture(s) you want to learn how to print
Registration cancellations & transfers must be made through Art Center East at (541) 624-2800 48 hours or more before the class start time. We cannot issue refunds or transfers for cancellations received after the 48-hour cutoff. Exceptions will be considered for medical or family emergencies. ACE will honor a refund, minus a $10 administration fee when the cancellation is made 48 hours or more before class start date. When a class is canceled due to low enrollment, we will issue a refund for all registration fees. ACE will contact you in the event of a cancellation.