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Digital Art

  • Ages: 11-14
  • Term: Spring
  • Length: 8 weeks


On this exciting course, young artists aged 11-14 have the chance to unleash their imaginations and master digital creation using digital mediums.

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What you need to know

When does it run?

Spring term 2025

Saturday 1 February – 22 March 2025

How long is the course?

8 Saturdays

What time are the classes?


Who's this course for?

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

Does my young artist need any qualifications or experience?

No. This is an introductory course, so your young artist doesn't need any previous experience using Adobe Photoshop, just buckets of enthusiasm for all things digital and a willingness to develop skills.

I’m not sure if this is suitable for my young artist. Can I speak to someone?

Yes of course! If you'd like to discuss if this course is suitable for your young artist, get in touch with us: email or call +44 (0) 1202 363222.

How much does this course cost?


What's included in this price?

  • All course materials and resources
  • Everything your young artist will need to take part in the course will be provided by us – no hidden costs!

  • Classes are practical, so wear clothes that you don't mind your young artists getting messy
  • Drinks and snacks for break time and duration of class; please ensure snacks do not contain nuts
  • It's strongly advised phones, tablets and other valuables are not brought to class. Any personal possessions are the responsibility of your young artist and AUB will not be liable for any loss or damage

About this course

This brand-new course has been specially developed for young aspiring digital artists aged 11-14 years to unleash their creative expression and learn how to generate unique and distinctive images through the digital medium of Adobe Photoshop.

This course is ideal for young artists who wish to explore future creative options and trends, and those considering future studies incorporating digital imaging and post-production methods.

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. They'll explore AI in Photoshop and how it can offer a revolutionary way of working.

Your young artist will be taught in one of our specialist digital design suites using the latest generation of Apple computers that's equipped with the most up to-date version of Adobe Photoshop software.

They'll learn the fundamental knowledge and skills essential for generating digital art through a series of exciting and stimulating projects designed to both challenge and provide them every opportunity to flourish as young creatives.

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
  • Use of AI in Photoshop
  • Creating and using layers
  • Photomontage and manipulation
  • Fascinating filters
  • Applying special effects
  • Colours and tones
  • Automation and printing
  • Drawing, sketching and idea development

At the end of the course, your young artist will:

  • 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 Photoshop skills
  • Have boosted creativity and imagination
  • Possess the confidence to develop their ideas and succeed
  • Have discovered new approaches and possibilities in producing digital art
  • Be the proud owner of a collection of experimental and finished digital artwork
  • 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
  • You can request a certificate to confirm your young artist's achievements, providing they have 100% attendance record. To request a certificate please get in touch with us at and confirm name of your young artist and the title of course they've completed

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Meet your tutor

Eleni Dimitriou

Eleni Dimitriou is a Graphic Designer based in Bournemouth. She has studied Graphic Arts at UWCN and she has a MA in Interactive Media.

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Why choose Saturday Art School for your young artist?

At Saturday Art School we encourage your young artists to be themselves; there's no right or wrong way to be creative.

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