Have you ever wanted to try your hand at Digital Art, but don’t know where to start? Have you started on your journey, but are you looking for free resources to expand your skills? EPL has resources available for budding and experienced digital artists alike. With digital and physical resources, EPL has something for everyone! Come on a journey of digital art exploration with EPL.
As Library users we know that books can be a great place to start a learning journey. Check out these books to get your creative juices flowing.
For Younger Artists
Digital Art History
Going beyond books to digital resources and courses will elevate your learning journey and expand the scope of digital art topics to include all the latest technological advancements.
Gale Courses and Digital Photography
Gale Courses is an amazing free resource for EPL card holders. Through Gale courses, you can access an unlimited number of six-week courses on a large variety of topics. For Digital Artists there are many classes on the topic of digital photography including, “Mastering Your Digital SLR or Mirrorless Camera,” “Photographing People with Your Digital Camera,” “Photoshop CC for the Digital Photographer” and many more.
Check out Gale Courses and start learning about digital photography today!
LinkedIn Learning is a collection of courses and videos that can be accessed for free anytime by library users. LinkedIn Learning has a broad range of topics including Animation and Illustration, Photography, Graphic Design and more. Courses can be completed for certificates and users can also access specific topics in a course for quick learning.
For Digital Artists, LinkedIn Learning is a go-to resource for software learning and skill development. Course topics range from software learning (“Illustrator 2023 Essential Training”) to colour theory (“Color and Cultural Connections”). There is so much to explore in LinkedIn Learning, we encourage you to find your new passion today!
Access to learning about digital art software and topics is great, however, access to these resources and technologies can be expensive and sometimes you want a little extra support. EPL has many classes on the topics of Computers, Technology, Making and Creating. These classes are held in branches across EPL and are a great opportunity to build community and learn from other digital artists and technology learners.
EPL not only has amazing digital resources and classes to access but also has iMac creative computers at select branches with software for any Digital Artist need.
Software available at EPL iMacs
|Adobe Creative Cloud||
3D Modeling, CAD
and Graphics Editing
|Video Editing||Audio and Music Editing|
|After Effects||Blender||Final Cut Pro||Ableton Live 10|
|Illustrator||Cricut Design Space||HandBrake||Audacity|
|InDesign||Fusion 360||iMovie||FL Studio|
|Photoshop||Prusa Slicer||DaVinci||Garage Band|
|Premiere Pro||Resolve||Logic Pro|
Branches with iMacs
|Jasper Place||Lois Hole||Londonderry||Meadows|
|Millwoods||Stanley A. Milner||Whitemud Crossing|
EPL has many resources for Digital Artists at all levels. Go to epl.ca or come to your local branch to check out your options today!