Rider Prof to Teach Photoshop at Hunterdon Polytech

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Hunterdon County area residents can learn to use Photoshop, the world’s most popular imaging and photo editing software at a 5-week course titled “Intro to Adobe Photoshop” at the Hunterdon County Vocational School Adult & Continuing Education’s Bartles Campus in Flemington. Taught by Rider University Professor Robert Burger, who is also an award-winning designer/illustrator, the course runs on Thursdays from 6 – 9:00 p.m. from March 23, 2017 – April 20, 2017.  

The Adobe Photoshop class will teach participants how to eliminate unwanted objects, improve portraits, replace colors, and assemble and restore images through a series of interesting, enjoyable and informative weekly projects. Professor Burger will share the tools, techniques and effects for creating professional-level digital imagery for use on the web and in print.

A resident of Stockton, NJ, Professor Burger has been teaching digital imaging, art, design, illustration, and animation on the university level since 2002. He is on the faculty at Rider University, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online, and Middlesex County College. During his award-winning career as a designer/illustrator, Burger created the logo for the movie Conan The Barbarian, book covers for the biographies of Buddy Holly and of Hank Williams, and cover and editorial art for many magazines, including Guitar Player, Heavy Metal, and Bloomberg.  He earned his BFA degree in Communications Design/Illustration from Pratt Institute and an MFA in Computer Animation from Miami International University of Art and Design. 

The cost for the course is $150 and the class is limited to 10 participants. To register for “Intro to Adobe Photoshop”, goonline or call 908-788-1119, x2009. You can view digital samples of Professor Burger’s work on Behance.

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