Applied/Visual Media Non-Credit Courses
SIAST Wascana Campus is pleased to facilitate the GATF Sheetfed Offset
Press Training Program. You will be able to work through the resource
material independently continuing to work at your workplace. Upon
completion of the program, you will be able to write a comprehensive
theory exam, which will be evaluated by GATF (Graphic Arts Technical
Program) in Pittsburgh, PA. Successful participants will be awarded a
certificate directly from GATF, which has international recognition.
For more information, please contact JoAnne at 306-775-7468.
Want to take better pictures with your camera? Want to know what a digital camera can do? Learn how to operate your camera by understanding its modes, menus and creative controls. You will be introduced to the basic principles of exposure, elements of design and creative composition. You can also expand your present skills with photographic assignments and image critique sessions, and have fun, too!
No class Oct 13, Nov 10, Feb 16, Apr 20 and May 18
Learn all about creative composition and photojournalism. This class is a
more comprehensive study of composition and camera-subject relationships in order to create images with impact and WOW! You will
produce a portfolio that can tell a story or convey a message – with
emphasis on people, activities, events or peak moments of action, all with
You will be able to explore lighting systems and equipment used in the
photography studio and on location. You will look at the principles of light
and at creating images using a combination of natural and artificial light for
remarkable effects. Develop your skills in setting up equipment, lights,
backdrops and props for various situations.
This course currently has no offerings.
Learn to light and photograph artwork, original photographs and small
products to best describe their likeness. As well photograph people and
events to capture peak moments of action and expression. Use your
conceptual ideas, creative vision and refined photographic skills to produce
images that tell as story, communicate a message, allure, entice and excite.
No classes Oct 11, Nov 8, Feb 14, Apr 18