The Constructed Image (CEPH 221)

The photographic image, once considered a record of the real, has become increasingly manipulated and edited offering challenging new narratives and creative expressions. This course explores the history of manipulated images and photographic collages, from early analogue techniques to contemporary digital processes. Create unique photo-based images using digital manipulation, collage, drawing and painting to create a new visual experience. Learn advanced Adobe Photoshop tools and techniques to make work that is cleverly constructed and conceptually compelling. This course does not involve darkroom techniques. Basic knowledge of computers required.

Course Formats

Course offerings are available online (synchronous) and on campus. View schedule for current and upcoming formats.

Instructional Hours: 24 hours (8 classes, 3 hours per class)

Additional Hours: 24 hours for independent study and practice, assignment completion and homework.

Terms Offered

This course is typically offered during the following terms:

(Subject to change)

Fall | September to December


Programs this course applies to

Tuition + Materials

Tuition is $507.45. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.


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