Welcome to A3’s Media Arts Department

A3 Students are trained in several disciplines that connect media arts, with digital photography, publishing and video production.

A3 students are featured in film festivals all over Lane County and A3 digital photography is hung throughout the building.

Course Descriptions:

Beginning Tech Media

An introduction course to the basics of Photoshop, animation and presentation software.

Basic Digital Photography

An introduction course. Students will learn basic and advanced features of their cameras as well as how to manipulate photos in Photoshop.

Advanced Digital Photography

Students will learn camera & photographic techniques for portraits & still life photography, as well as landscapes. Groups will tour the Oregon Coast and other environments for a shooting assignment. Class culminates in a portfolio presentation of the student’s best work.

Basic Video

An introduction course. Students will learn basic and advanced features of their cameras as well as how to create simple movies in iMovie and an introduction to Final Cut Pro.

DIY Video

Independent Projects. Students will work exclusively in professional grade software & project planning. DIY – Do It Yourself – encourages students to create their own video projects, market, produce them in competitions or as stand-alone products.

Publications

A multi-level course where students will use basic to advanced animation software to create projects.

3D Digital Animation

A multi-level course where students will use basic to advanced animation software to create projects.

Photoshop/Illustrator

A intermediate/advanced class where students will continue work in basic tech media and expand using more sophisticated software and projects.

Web Design

A multi-level class where students will learn the basics and explore advanced web design techniques.

Tech Media

Beginning Tech Media. An introduction course to the basics of Photoshop, animation, and presentation software.

Advanced Studio

Senior majors may take as many as four Advanced Studio classes as part of their major work. Students will meet with their major advisors to work out projects and due dates, come up with implementation and evaluation plans, and then productions or demonstrations. Studio time can include off campus college classes as well as independent study or internships.