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Photoshop Art

In this exciting summer edition of Saturday Art School, young artists aged 11-14 have the chance to unleash their imaginations and master digital creation using Photoshop.

To book your young artist's place today, simply click the 'Book Now' button to be taken to AUB's secure online store, where you can complete your booking.

What you need to know

When does it run?

Saturday 15 April – 3 June 2023, 09.30-12.30

Where does it take place?

Classes will take place on AUB's campus

Your young artist will learn in one of AUB's specialist digital design suites using the latest generation of Apple Macs kitted out with professional software, to simulate working in the creative industries.

Who's this course for?

This course has been developed for budding digital artists aged 11-14.

This is an introductory course, so your young artist doesn't need any previous experience, just buckets of enthusiasm to develop their digital skills!

This course is ideal if your young artist wishes to explore future creative options and trends, or if they're thinking about future studies that incorporate digital imaging and post-production methods.

If you'd like to discuss if this course is suitable for your young artist, get in touch with us: saturdayartschool@aub.ac.uk or +44 (0) 1202 363222.

Why should you choose this course?

This course is designed for budding creatives to be curious, playful, and eager to learn more about and immerse themselves in the world of digital creation.

Your young artist will learn alongside up to 16 other like-minded youngsters, make friends, and have fun along the way.

At the end of the course, your young artist will leave with an increased confidence in their abilities, have a wealth of new skills that they can apply to their everyday life and beyond, and an excitement for future art and design studies.

How much does this course cost?

£209

What's included in this price?

  • All course materials and resources
  • Sketchbooks

What should you bring to class?

  • Everything your young artist will need to take part in the course will be provided by us – no hidden costs!
  • Optional and not essential: any images or photographs (in digital format) that your young artist wishes to use during the course

About this course

This special summer edition of Saturday Art School gives young artists aged 11-14 the chance to broaden their creative horizons by exploring the world of digital creation using Adobe Photoshop.

Photoshop is an image creation, graphic design and photo editing software that's the industry-standard go-to image manipulation programme for professional creatives.

On this course your young artist will learn to master the tools of Photoshop to enable them to experiment and create unique and distinctive digital images.

On this fun, inspiring, and imaginative course, your young artist will be introduced to essential editing skills and techniques using a wide variety of digital Photoshop tools. This'll allow them to edit and create their own individual digital art and also develop their unique visual voice along the way.

Your young artist will learn the fundamental knowledge and skills that are essential for generating digital art through a series of exciting and stimulating projects, designed to both challenge and provide them with every opportunity to showcase their talents.

Through a series of stimulating interlinked talks, demonstrations, and fun hands-on mini-projects, they'll be encouraged to develop ideas, think creatively, and build their very own collection of digital art that demonstrates essential art elements with flair and imagination.

  • All the essential Photoshop tools, including fundamental digital-based art skills and processes
  • Creating and using layers
  • Photomontage and manipulation
  • Fascinating filters
  • Applying special effects
  • Colours and tones
  • Automation and printing
  • Drawing, sketching and idea development

  • Possess improved drawing and artistic techniques
  • Understand how Photoshop can be used to bring their ideas to life digitally and possess the skills needed to develop their designs
  • Be provided with methods and specialist techniques to advance post-production
  • Have increased confidence in their own skills
  • Have boosted creativity and imagination
  • Untap their potential and talent
  • Appreciate teamwork and team building ethics
  • Be encouraged to experiment and explore their ideas
  • Feel inspired by the new skills they've learnt and from sharing ideas with new friends
  • Have the foundations to continue creating beyond this course

All students with 100% course attendance will be issued with an official AUB Short Course certificate of attendance.

After this course, your young artist could:

  • Continue to harness their creativity; explore our full range of Saturday Art School courses to see where their creative journey will take them next
  • Look forward to the future and the next step(s) in their creative journey by exploring AUB's Foundation Diploma in Art, Design and Media
  • Continue to develop their skills at home as a hobby

  • Your young artist will study at a leading specialist university – we know what we're doing when it comes to providing unparalleled courses
  • Our tutors are industry professionals, so they'll learn from the best
  • We cater for all abilities and have no formal entry requirements for this course, so there's nothing holding you back
  • Your young artist will learn in a safe and encouraging environment where there's no right or wrong way to be creative
  • They'll learn 'by doing' and always feel fully included and supported
  • You'll benefit from our incredible campus and its industry-standard studios, plus use state-of-the-art equipment and software to unleash their creativity
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Book your young artist's place today

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Your young artist will develop a range of new art and design skills and techniques connected to digital drawing and design. They'll master the fundamental skills of using Photoshop to enable them to edit, manipulate and create exciting and unique digital designs. All projects will unleash your young artist's imagination and allow their voice to shine through.