All posts tagged: workshops

MidWeek Update: Photography Workshops…

11.13.19 Hello again…another midweek update to share with you courtesy of Atlanta School of Photography. Credit source: Atlanta School of Photography Business of Photography EXPRESS 175.00   Sunday, Dec 15th, 10 AM – 3 PM with Sara Keith Ready to take the next step in your photography career? Learn from the experiences of professional photographers from all different types of industries. We’ll cover not only how to start a business, but personal experiences from each instructor on the things they think you should know and how they run their business. This workshop also includes the widely utilized textbook, An Essential Guide to the Business of Photography by acclaimed photography professor, Judith Pishnery. What we’ll cover… How to price your work Researching other photographers in your area Finding your audience Estimating your cost of doing business Forming a DBA/LLC Answering questions from last week Social media exposure Proposals and invoicing, estimating cost of doing business Licensing, Insurance, Contracts Websites and SEO Finding your niche Budgeting for new equipment What’s required for the job     Photo 1 EXPRESS …

Weekend Updates: Art Workshops

11.9.19 Hey! This is to the art folks who would love or like to attend a workshop. Courtesy of Art Show or artshow.com, I found a few workshops that you might be interesting to you. Credit source: artshow.com   Art and Spirit Retreats- Ireland, Taos, and Woodstock NY Melissa Harris, internationally published artist, author (99 Keys to a Creative Life) is known for her loose, expressive style. She holds an MFA in Painting and a Fulbright Grant in Painting. With over 30 years of teaching experience, Melissa helps you to bring soul into your art. She will help you build a solid foundation including color, composition and paint handling – or help you refine existing skills. Daily demos individual instruction. No previous experience necessary. Experience the beauty of emerald green Ireland or the majestic mesas with their beautiful reds and golds in their best seasons. Meditate and paint Plein air at sacred sites to connect with the spirit of the land and encourage your creative visions to emerge. To learn more, go to mharris.faso.com.    …

MidWeek Update: Aspen Words Workshops

2.6.19 Hello! It’s Wednesday and time to pass along some great creative stuff. You can never get tired of workshops and the Aspen Words is holding several later this year. Here are a few things to know about Aspen Words. The rest you have to look at their website… Credit source: Aspen Words ABOUT “Aspen Words was founded in 1976 as a literary center based in Aspen, CO. A program of the Aspen Institute, our mission is to encourage writers, inspire readers, and connect people through the power of stories. AW’s year-round programs include Summer Words, a writing conference and literary festival; Winter Words, a speaker series presenting the best of contemporary literature; the Aspen Words Literary Prize, a $35,000 annual award for fiction with social impact; as well as a writers-in-the schools program and writing residencies.” OUR PROGRAMS Literary Prize: a $35,000 annual award for an influential work of fiction focused on vital contemporary issuesSummer Words: one of the top writing conferences and literary festivals in the nationWinter Words: bringing the most respected contemporary writers to read and speak …

Wknd Update: Photography…Beginners, Classes, & Workshops

12.22.18 Hello everyone! The weekend is here and this post is to all the photographers. If you live in the Atlanta, Georgia area, Atlanta School of Photography is the place to seek. I have featured this photography school before, but I’m featuring it again. If you go to their website, they have classes, workshops, tutorials. I’ll put one class, just to give you a peek at what they have for you, plus a video about ASOP. Credit source: Atlanta School of Photography   Here is a class for beginners, I did emit out the not so important things so you can focus on the really important stuff! FOR BEGINNERS… Photo 1 $165.00   Can’t fit four weeks? Check out Photo 1 Express Get off AUTO and become a better photographer in four weeks! Learn how to freeze motion for sports photography, have the perfect aperture for a portrait, and an immaculate ISO for landscapes.    Learn how to take your camera off the AUTO setting and learn the best technique to match your vision. Master the mechanics …

MidWeek Update: Photography Workshops from Atlanta School of Photography

8. 8. 18 Hello, and let’s celebrate Hump Day Wednesday, shall we? The Atlanta School of Photography has some upcoming workshops in the works. They just had their August Session Monday. Take a look at what they have in store… Credit source: Atlanta School of Photography   Photo 1 EXPRESS $125.00 Tuesday, August 14th / 10 – 3 with Julie Yarbrough Sunday, Sept 23rd / 10 – 3 with Allison Jarek Everything you need to know in one day! We get you off of AUTO in by the afternoon. Learn how to freeze motion for sports photography, have the perfect aperture for a portrait, and an immaculate ISO for landscapes. Know your camera better in this one day class. This ONE-DAY experience introduces you step-by-step to an understanding of  • Essential parts of your camera including lenses, focus & zoom, diopter, mirror, shutter, and sensor • Basic Camera functions including ISO, shutter, aperture, white balance • How your camera reads light (exposure) • Using the playback, delete functions • Memory and Raw vs Jpeg • …

MidWeek Update: Workshops & Retreats

7.25.18 Happy Hump Wednesday! Today’s update is workshops and retreats. Thanks to artshow.com, I found six of these that might interest you. Credit source: artshow.com   Stan Kurth-Freedom in Watermedia by Franciscan Life Process Center Kathleen Bechtel, Art Director $15 – $325 Actions and Detail Panel DATE AND TIME Thu, Sep 6, 2018, 9:00 AM – Sat, Sep 8, 2018, 3:00 PM EDT Add to Calendar LOCATION Franciscan Life Process Center 11650 Downes Street Northeast Lowell, MI 49331 View Map DESCRIPTION This workshop is designed to help students (beginning, intermediate or advanced) paint in an intuitive manner starting with no preconceived notion or outcome. There will be no preliminary planning or drawing. Emotions and feelings will dictate direction as students use a variety of techniques to implement color, texture, line, shape, and value. Instruction will start with arbitrary mark making and color application, working transparently to opaque building layers using a variety of mark making tools, watercolor, acrylic and gesso. The intuitive process relies on feeling and seeing so there will be ongoing evaluation of …

MidWeek Updates: Emojis, Conference, Exhibition, A Writing Contest, & Photography Workshop

6. 11. 18 Hi! Hope everyone enjoyed their 4th of July vacation. Of course, for me it really wasn’t a vacation…anyway I’m packing a lot of things into this post today. Here are a few things I found…you might want to mark these on your calendar… Credit source: emails For more information click here.       From the Frieze Academy… Designing spaces to show, make and live with art We’re delighted to announce the return of the Frieze Academy Art & Architecture Conference on Tuesday 2 October, from 11am-4.30pm, at The Royal Institution in London. This year, we welcome leading international architects, artists and critics including Shigeru Ban, Jamie Fobert, Ellen van Loon (OMA), Richard Rogers, Christopher Kulendran Thomas, Kulapat Yantrasast (wHY) and Andrea Zittel (A-Z West) to consider how the form and function of cultural institutions are evolving and reassess how and where we live. It is a must-attend event for anyone looking to commission architecture, or anyone curious about how artists and curators envision architecture for art. Take advantage now of our early bird tickets and save £100! Offer ends on 22 July. Early Bird Tickets | Read More​ Image: Mt Fuji World …

Weekend Scene: Art Business Bootcamp

February 24 / 18 Afternoon everyone! It’s been awhile since I’ve checked out Arts Business Institute. They now have an Art Business Bootcamp coming in April. Credit source: Arts Business Institute     This two-day intensive professional development program presents practical strategies and information on specific markets, with a focus on ways that artists and makers can build sustainable small businesses. Many of the most common challenges artists face will be discussed at length, in an interactive format that invites Q&A within every presentation. The boot camp schedule will include the following topics: The New Marketplace Creative Marketing for Artists Building Gallery Relationships Selling Art Online Pricing for Profit Booth Design Creating an Effective Art Website The Corporate Art Market Personalized consultation appointments are also available at this event for an additional $30 charge. Artists who plan to attend should book their consultation at the time of registration to avoid disappointment. The boot camp will be held at Naples Art Association, 585 Park Street, Naples, Florida on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21, lasting …