New Horizons Southern California
Digital Arts Program - Certified Fine Art Photographer Classes
A Five-Part Workshop Series
The New Horizons Fine Art Photography program teaches theory, capture, themes, visual voice, and the post production practices necessary in Adobe Photoshop for exceptional work. Over five learning modules, students develop a thematic portfolio, master fine art capture and post production tools, learn to print on art substrates, and acquire the knowledge necessary to develop an audience for sales. The course is interactive and in between the class modules, students work on a theme while instructors provide online reviews to mentor and critique image capture.
This academic level course teaches fine art photography theory, themes, visual voice, and the postproduction practices necessary in Adobe Photoshop postproduction for exceptional thematic work. Over 5 learning modules, students learn to: develop a portfolio of thematic work, master fine art capture and post production tools, learn to print on fine art substrates, and acquire the knowledge necessary to develop an audience for sales. This course grows the student’s creative processes and skills with a working artist as your mentor.
The Five Workshops
The five workshops begin with a portfolio review of your current work and ends with your participation in the widely attended Fine Art Gallery Exhibition for those photographers who successfully complete all modules. Workshops modules vary from two to three days depending upon the subject, and occur 2-3 weeks apart, which gives the photographer space to produce his or her thematic project.
- Fine Art Fundamentals
- Vision Beyond Documentation
- Adobe Fine Art Master Tools
- Adobe Fine Art Output
- Adobe Fine Art Marketing
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Instructor: Bob Killen
Bob Killen has a broad range of photographic experience with commercial advertising, editorial and fine art. He is an Adobe Certified Instructor and an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign and other digital art software. Killen’s fine art is thematic driven and his desert themed projects hang with collectors in twenty countries. His work employs extended emotional range, vision beyond documentation, and complex composites. He is the Artist in Residence for the US National Park Services Mojave Artists in Residence program, and is an Art Guide for the Park Service. At New Horizons Bob teaches digital art applications and a fine art program that has successfully launched the careers of a number of Southern California students. He is active in commercial video and feature film productions, has authored numerous articles on fine art and is the author of the forth coming book, The Fine Art of Making Fine Art.