Class times: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Acceptance: The Ryman Arts application process is competitive, with an acceptance rate around 50%. A committee reviews all applications, scoring them on multiple criteria (primarily evidence of skill and motivation). Ryman Arts strives to create a diverse class of students from schools throughout Southern California.
The deadline for the Spring 2019 semester is Nov 30, 2018.
With the start of the second semester, ROP Multimedia
transitioned from designing in Adobe Illustrator to Photoshop and photography.
While the students are learning the basics of Photoshop, they are
simultaneously learning rule of composition for photography.
Every week the students are given two “Rules of Photography”
assignments. The students have to take their own photos to illustrator each of
these rules: Rule of Thirds, Rule of Odds, Pattern & Textures, Viewpoint,
Frame Within A Frame, and Leading Lines.At the end of the week, they turn in the ‘best’ two photos.I will be sharing these photos in the near
One of the most powerful editing techniques in Photoshop is
masking.Masking is akin to making a
stencil so that you can manipulate selected portion(s) of your image.That alone makes it powerful.But, the best part is that it is
non-destructive.Thus, you can modify it
without destroying your image.I’ve
included some examples of different masking techniques that we have …