Digital Arts

Interested in exploring digital media or learning how to create your own animation, videos or short films? CSMA offers a variety of opportunities for teens and adults to learn digital art and media!

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Students of all experience levels are welcome in CSMA’s digital arts classes. Digital arts students learn to use advanced applications and Wacom tablets to create digital illustrations and animation.

Skills taught in Digital Arts classes include:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud programs including Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and Animate
  • Digital painting and illustration using Wacom tablets or mobile devices such as iPads
  • Video editing and creating short films
  • Animation, including 2D hand-drawn, stop-motion, and digital Photoshop or Flash animation

Our Digital Lab is now equipped with brand new Apple iMacs!

What We Offer

  • 2D Animation I: Beginner
  • Digital Painting I: Beginner
  • Digital Painting II: Intermediate
  • iPad Art Studio I: Beginner (Bring a mobile device such as an iPhone or iPad)
  • iPad Art Studio II: Intermediate (Adult only. Bring a mobile device such as an iPhone or iPad)

New Digital Art classes for the Summer 2018 semester include:

  • Digital Photography I
  • Digital Photography II
  • Digital Gesture Drawing
  • Digital Design for Print I

For a full list of our current digital art classes, visit our online registration site or browse our catalog.

Digital Classes Information

  • All skill levels welcome.
  • Class Size: Maximum of 12 students per class (unless otherwise noted).
  • Materials: All materials provided with registration fee. Students must bring a flash drive or external drive to save their work.