Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Creative Arts Classes

Creative Arts

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Art

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Watercolor
Covers brush handling, color mixing, composition and perspective, with step-by-step demonstrations in transparent watercolor for beginners and experienced painters. Supplies provided by the student. Bring sketching materials to the first class.

CAR 2513 / Length: 21 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $159; Non-Sponsoring $199

CRN 2227 Thursdays
January 23-March 5
6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple


 

Anyone Can Draw
Study contours, space, composition and shading, using a variety of media that may include graphite, pen and ink, charcoal and pastels. Includes still life, landscapes and portraits. Supplies provided by the student; to be determined at first class.

LSP 5577 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $139; Non-Sponsoring $169

CRN 2661 Fridays
March 20-May 8
6-8 p.m. Marple

Acrylic Painting
Learn the basics of acrylics in a studio setting, including care and use of materials, underpainting, light and shadow, color mixing, and paint application. Supplies provided by the student to be determined at first class. Bring sketching materials.

CAR 3615 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $139; Non-Sponsoring $169

CRN 2662 Mondays
March 16-May 4
6-8 p.m. Marple

Dance

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No classes scheduled at this time

Writing

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Creative Writing
Learn to make your fiction or non-fiction writing come alive with creative techniques. Learn to see in new ways, use your senses more accurately, set a mood, use people more effectively, handle conversation and create a point  of view. Does not teach writing basics or English. 

CAR 3080 / Length: 16 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $129; Non-Sponsoring: $159

CRN 570 Tuesdays
February 4-March 31
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple


 


Photography & Design

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Introduction to Photoshop
Learn this image-editing program used by the pros. Course topics include: cropping and resizing images, selecting image areas, layers, compositing, adjusting color and lighting, retouching photos, adding text, and preparing images for print and the web. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills

COM 1653 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 256 Mon & Wed
Feb. 10, 12 & 19
6-8:40 p.m. Marple
CRN 528 Thursday
March 19
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Exton

Adobe Illustrator
Learn Adobe Illustrator, the professional app for vector drawing. Master paths - the foundation of all vector art. Start your illustrations with placed images and create with the shape, pen and transform tools. Explore Illustrator’s type and color options to unleash your creativity.

Prerequisite: COM 1653 or equivalent skills
COM 1670 / Length 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 2655 Mon & Wed
May 4-13
6-8 p.m. Marple
Photoshop Advanced

Learn advanced techniques of this professional image editing program. Course topics include: masking, advanced use of layers, vector shapes and paths, special effects with text layers and blending modes. Prerequisite: COM 1653 or equivalent skills

COM 1657 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 2654 Mon & Wed
April 20-29
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple
Lightroom

Learn how professionals and hobbyists use Lightroom to manage digital photos, while saving time and giving that professional look. In this hands-on class, you will learn how to correct common lighting and color problems, reduce noise, crop, and print. Whether pictures from your point-and-shoot camera or RAW files from your professional DSLR, this class will have you creating professional images.

COM 1667/ Length: 8 hrs
Cost: Sponsoring $160; Non-Sponsoring $195

CRN 2801 Tuesdays
February 4-25
6-8 p.m. Marple