From the country to suburbia to the New Jersey Shore, this exhibition is a survey of domestic domiciles that offer comforts of home, even in the most questionable settings. PDNB Gallery artists, and some artists new to the gallery, will be featured. The photo essay, Last House Standing, by German born artist, Ben Marcin, is …
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This course is for the budget minded individual that wants to photograph small to medium size product. If you need product images for Amazon, Etsy or your own website, this course will walk you through all the basics. We will review camera equipment and how to get by with what you have. We will go over settings that …
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Digital photography is only part photography. The rest is all digital which means time spent in front of a computer importing, sorting, selecting, tweaking, tagging, finishing, printing, sharing, uploading and showing your images. Lightroom is the premiere software program that handles all of those tasks with relative ease and quite a bit of elegance. It …
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The cyanotype, or blueprint, is a beautiful way to interpret and print many photographic images. Even a digital image from a smartphone can be source material for this unique printing process. Cyanotypes are one of the least expensive traditional printing processes and something you can continue on your own at home.
In this workshop …
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There is a whole world of beauty and discovery just out of reach of your regular camera lens. The macro world reveals textures, structures, colors and patterns that delight the eye and can be used to create stunning and satisfying photos.
Many people think that macro work requires specialized and expensive lenses and lighting. …
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Photography can be so much more magical than pixels trapped behind a glass screen. Liberate your images into the real world! You’ll learn to process your own black and white film, make contact sheets, select the best frame for printing and work with an enlarger. Using chemistry and light you’ll create unique prints, completely …
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February 24, 2019
Capturing the essence of our beloved furry companions goes beyond technique and gear. Truly meaningful pet photography conveys emotion, feeling and reveals the soul of your animal subjects. Connecting with your subject, your subject’s people and making them feel at ease with your gear and presence is key to getting an …
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By popular request this class has been expanded to 4 hours! In this class we’ll cover a wide spectrum of questions, issues and photographic techniques that apply to traveling and shooting.
Beyond being able to share your experiences with friends and family, travel photography gives you the ability to record your unique view of the …
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Photoshop is now a verb and a mandatory skill for any photographer who wants total control of the creative and editing process. This powerful software is the recognized professional standard in raster graphics editing that incorporates the tools and structure to create, enhance, salvage and export your images.
Each series consists of four classes. The …
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In the beginning, before digital and before film, there was wet plate. It was a challenging process that merged optics and chemistry into the new art form of photography. The wet plate process is being re-discovered by visual artists at all levels of accomplishment as a way to reconnect with photography at the elemental level, …
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If you’re an artist you know how important it is to get excellent, accurate photos of your finished pieces before they leave your studio. At the least, you want a record of your work and a way to include sold pieces in your portfolio. Or maybe you’d like to print cards or reproductions of some …
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Grackle Art Gallery – “Group 14” , featuring Heather Bird, Michelle Ben Shalom, Ann Gilloon, Aaron Hutchinson, Jarrel Sustaita, JoeArt LaBerge, Eddie Brassart, Rachel Eastman, Steve Ben Shalom, Adam Werner, Rachel Parnell, Urban Castro and Danny Haslett. Live music by A Michael E, Gabriel Davis, Big Heaven.
Sat Nov 17th 7-11pm. Grackle Art …
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For one day the studio space at DCP will be stuffed full of photo gear for you to buy or trade. Expect to find the usual and the very unusual on over 30 tables of cameras, lenses, lighting, bags, doodads. . . we’re not sure what will show up! If you’ve never been to …
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Join us for the showing of In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter, a fascinating documentary on one of the 20th century’s most beloved street photographers. Intimate and beautifully rendered, In No Great Hurry follows Leiter as he deals with the triple burden of clearing a houseful of memories, becoming …
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This is for beginners who have a Digital Single Lens Reflex camera (or similar) and want to learn how to shoot with more confidence and creative control. This is a hands-on workshop with a small group, live shooting demonstrations and time for your questions. We keep the class size small so there’s time for …
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Come see over 35 of Dallas’s best emerging artists display and sell their latest works! We will have painters, photographers, sculptors, and more, including live music.
Conception Dallas Art Show – November 1st 2018 5:00 pm -9:00 pm.
Community Beer Company, 1530 Inspiration Drive
https://conceptionarts.com/ Submit your work: https://conceptionarts.com/register Conception Exhibits are now …
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Saturday, November 3, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Demonstrations and Artwork for For Sale by
Members of Cleburne Friends of the Cultural Arts in the Gym.
Watch painters, carvers and more in a fun atmosphere.
Bring the kids, grandparents and friends.
Purchase unique Christmas gifts or artwork …
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Photos of the people in our lives are often among our most prized and meaningful possessions. Portrait photography is a true art that memorializes the essence of a person in a moment of time.
This portrait workshop is for any photographer wanting to learn how to capture stunning portraits of people of any age. …
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In our Beginner Darkroom workshop you learned the basics of black and white photography, processed film and made basic prints on RC paper. Now you’re ready to move on to more advanced processing and printing techniques.
You’ll learn about different developers, how they affect sharpness and contrast range and how to change the effective …
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In this workshop we’ll dig deeper into the equipment and get further into the creative choices and challenges of consistently taking good photos, even in challenging lighting conditions.
This is a small group, hands-on workshop. In the afternoon we’ll shoot professional models under a variety of lighting conditions, some of them challenging, so you …
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This is our most popular series of classes. It’s the perfect place to start if you are new to DSLR photography and want to learn your way around your camera and dig into the fundamentals of photography. The classes are also ideal if you’ve been shooting for a while but still find yourself stumped over …
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The aroma of cookies baking in the oven is that familiar scent that conjures memories of your childhood, waiting for that first cookie from the batch your mom was baking.
Paul Sokal has been collecting old relics from his childhood, and not too recent past. These objects are his subject matter for this series, …
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A recent exhibition at MOMA’s PS1, Body Armor, featured four women artists that conveyed certain expressions of power and identity, through their garments, or objects worn, to define femininity. This exhibition coincided with the current #MeToo movement, which will be one of many in the future to address this cultural phenomenon.
Delilah Montoya’s photographs …
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In conduction with PDNB Gallery’s current solo exhibition, ELLIOTT ERWITT, Co-Director, Missy Finger will give a gallery talk on Saturday, October 27th at 2 pm. She will discuss Elliott Erwitt’s career as one of the most recognized and celebrated photographers of the 20th Century.
This enlightening gallery talk will be followed by the film …
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Tuesdays – Saturdays, October 5 – November 9, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
JN Long Cultural Arts Complex presents
the 2018 Interpretative Art Show
Featuring Photos by Cleburne Camera Club
With Artistic Interpretation by Johnson County Art Guild
Accompanied by Poems and …
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Tignon pronounced [tēyôN] in French means cloth or handkerchief and is used to reference the headwraps of Creole women.
The Tignon Exhibition is presented by Dallas based artist Chesley Antoinette, together through fashion photograph and wearable sculptural turbans a historical period of the 18th century is explored through women of African descendant.
This exhibition …
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Learn to photograph, edit, and create a room mock-up all with your iPhone and Photoshop.
Sat, Aug 04 | Bay Willow Design
In this class you will learn how to use your iPhone to take clear, crisp photos of your artwork & products. We will also cover flat lays, styled photo shoots, and mockups. …
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PDNB Gallery is proud to announce its second solo exhibition for Elliott Erwitt (b. Paris, France, 1928). The exhibition will cover iconic works from his Magnum years, including his humorous personal work.
There will be memorable images of dogs and funny “Decisive” moments. In addition to these, the exhibition will include important images of …
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On Saturday, June 30th, PDNB Gallery will stay open late to launch a very special book sale. Collectible monographs, some signed, will be pulled form Burt and Missy Finger’s private book collection. Some of the prized offerings: Roy DeCarava: A Retrospective, Time of Change, Bruce Davidson: Civil Rights Photographs 1961-1965, Andreas Gursky: Photographs from 1984 to the Present, Wolfgang …
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Texas Showcase is open to artists and craftsman in all genres. Submissions must exemplify “TEXAS.” Show opens August 7th and runs through September 21st.
Turn-in dates for entry to the show are Tuesday, July 31 – Saturday, August 4th.
No charge to enter pieces.
Participants need not be a member of CFCA or …
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July 6 – July 27, 2018
Reception: July 6, 2018; 6 – 9pm
Fort Worth Community Arts Center
Summary: “Simpatia sin Compasión” by Colombian-American mix media sculptor and installation artist Bernardo Vallarino is a brand new body of work of stamped words, symbols and phrases exploring formal qualities of multiplicity paired-up with …
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McKinney Art Studio Tour (MAST)
November 10-11, 2018
Saturday Nov 10, 10:00 – 6:00
Sunday Nov 11, 12:00 – 5:00
Once a year McKinney artists invite YOU into their creative spaces!
MAST is a rare opportunity to see an artist at work, to better understand the creative process.
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Juried national art competition open to artists 18 and older anywhere in the U.S.. Work may be in any medium as long as we can mount it on the wall.
More than $8,500 in prize money including three $1,000 Awards of Excellence and several $500 Special Merit Awards. Entry fee is $35. Our judge this …
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Only TAC members with active accounts may submit up to 3 artworks open to all disciplines with no theme. All mediums accepted including oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, prints, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, video, installation, photography, and digital art with no size restriction. This year is juried by Lauren Childs, and the grand prize winner …
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Cleburne Friends of the Cultural Arts
People’s Choice Arts, Photography and Artisans
Show and Sale
Invitation to Participate
Cleburne Friends of the Cultural Arts is hosting its fifth People’s Choice Arts, Photography and Artisans Show and Sale that is open to …
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