Environmental Portraiture

  • Work with Tri-Community Photography Instructor, John King, to explore portraiture creation in outside and environmental conditions. Class will meet in a variety of locations and will include several editing labs using Lightroom and Photoshop to edit and complete images. This class will challenge you to work with natural and strobe lighting in a variety of locations and settings while gaining valuable experience working with and posing people as your subjects. Class will meet on Monday evenings and will include some Sunday afternoon outings. Requirements – solid knowledge of your camera and the ability to create images by understanding and adjusting settings in manual mode.

Portrait Practice

  • On the second Saturday of each month, Tri-Community photography instructor John King will offer a guided portraiture practice session at the Trade Tech campus in Covina or on location.

Photoshop and Lightroom for Photographers

  • For beginner to intermediate students. Learn the basics of using Lightroom and Photoshop together. Lightroom and Photoshop are both resources that can help to improve your photography in many ways, but when they are used together, they truly become a dynamic force in your photography. This class can help you understand when best to use the two programs together to expedite and optimize your workflows and of course achieve the best digital photo processing.

Scanning and Restoring Photos, Negatives and Slides

  • For beginner to intermediate students. In this class you will learn how to scan photos, negatives, slides and oversized photos in multiple passes and stitch the results together in Photoshop. Learn Photoshop techniques for re-coloring and repairing stains, replacing missing pieces and damaged photos.

Ceramics

  • This course covers the use of the potter’s wheel, hand building and other facets of ceramic art. Raku firing is also included.

Jewelry Making/Lapidary

  • A combined class of jewelry making by the lost wax technique and basic lapidary skills of cutting and polishing rocks.

Glass - Stained and Fusing

  • Stained glass? Fused glass? Learn about both and then combine them in exciting new ways on your own projects. You will spend the first few weeks learning how to cut glass, how to copper foil, lead and solder. Then we'll learn all about fusing (melting) glass in a kiln including painting, etching and sandblasting techniques. Make jewelry, platters, windows or panels - the possibilities are endless! New Students: Please bring safety glasses, a black sharpie marker and wear closed-toes shoes to the first class. Tools will be available for classroom use but expect to spend $12-$20 per week on materials depending on which projects you select.

Quilting

Clock Maker/Repairer

Parent Education

  • An enriched nursery school program is offered where both parent and child attend. Parents participate in group discussions concerned with early childhood development. Group activities for the children stimulate emotional and social growth as well as foster preparation for school readiness. Adult enrollment limited.

    NOTE: Before a child can attend a Parent Education class, proof of the following immunizations is required: DPT or DT, POLIO, RUBELLA, RUBEOLA, MUMPS, HEPATITIS B, HIB MENINGITIS and VARICELLA.