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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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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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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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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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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Figure Drawing Workshop with Marko Head
Saturday, October 13, 2018
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
$35 Public; $30 Member
Ages 12 and up
Throughout the history of art, the human figure has remained a persistent subject of intrigue that educates artists on the fundamentals of visual language. Concept, …
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Grab a friend and come get your stitch on in this lively workshop! Led by Denton artist, Kara Herman of Cracker Jack Goods, participants will learn a variety of basic embroidery stitches while creating their own cheeky hoop to take home and display. Participants will also have the opportunity to design & embroider their …
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Jesse Lane Colored Pencil: Super Workshop November 2-5
Learn how to create a dramatic, realistic portrait in this intensive workshop with award-winning artist Jesse Lane.
In this four-day super workshop, Jesse will share his signature portraiture style.
You’ll learn Jesse’s special tips for creating
- nuanced skin tones
- compelling eyes
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Learn how to use & setup a Square reader, and how to create an online store.
Sat, Aug 11 Bay Willow Design
In this class you will learn how to create an online store using Square. You will set up an account, learn how to take payments, create inventory, events, and more. Square …
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Discover the different methods of selling your art & hand made products.
Sat, Aug 18 | Bay Willow Design
In this class we will discuss the different avenues for selling your art & handmade goods. We will cover galleries, festivals, wholesale, online markets, and more. We will discuss what the best methods are …
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Create a brand that is true to you. Sat, Aug 25 | Bay Willow Design https://www.aholmesartstudio.com/workshops In this class we will create a brand that is true to you and work on creating cohesive marketing materials. We will define your your audience, discover your brand voice, and learn how to create a consistent look. Then …
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Save when you register for all four classes! Includes:
Product Photography, Saturday, August, 4th, 9 am – 12 PM
Create an Online Shop, Saturday, August, 11th, 9 am – 12 PM
Selling Your Work, Saturday, August, 18th, 9 am – 12 PM
Branding Workshop, Saturday, August, 25th, 9 am – 12 PM
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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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Every third Saturday of the month the Greater Denton Arts Council offers fun for the whole family! This month we’ll dive deep into the rural landscapes of Texas as we visit Jason Lee’s A Plain View exhibition to investigate the meaning and making of place.
Kids ages 6-12
$5 per kid. Adults …
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Greater Denton Arts Council
400 E Hickory St, Denton TX, 76201
Thursday, June 14, 5PM – 9PM
Catch it while you can! For this weekend only, Dallas-based artist Danielle Georgiou will take over our Craft Studio with her never-before-seen environmental video sculpture, Delta. Combining multimedia components with extensive fabric work, Georgiou creates an entrancing …
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DRAMATIC PORTRAITS IN COLORED PENCIL WITH JESSE LANE:
Learn how to create a dramatic, realistic portrait in this intensive “Super Workshop” with award-winning artist Jesse Lane.
Jesse will share his signature portraiture style, including special tips for creating nuanced skin tones, compelling eyes and realistic hair.
Take your art to the next level as …
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BETTY CARR WORKSHOP
Oil | Watercolor | Acrylic
May 21 – 24, 2018 $395 nonmembers ($375 LGAA members)
National artist Betty Carr, bettycarrfineart.com is coming to Granbury for a four-day oil | watercolor | acrylic workshop May 21 – 24, 2018 at the Shanley House Gallery. Betty is the author of instructional book …
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Saturday, April 1 9:45 am – 1:30 pm
Learn about different markets for visual artists and makers. Guest speakers and panelists will include:
- Courtney Crothers, UT Southwestern Medical Center
- Donald Fowler, The Nasher Store
- Gabriella Guajardo, Wisteria
- Julie McCullough, Make + Made
- Tessa Mugica, Wisteria
- Chris Unruh, Makers Connect
Tickets will be …
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Our 2 days together will include step by step demonstrations, one on one individual easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings.
Workshop Dates: 1/27/2017 – 1/28/2017
Location: The Rec; Grapevine Texas; 9:30a.m.-4p.m.
I use the “Alla Prima” method of painting …
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Photographer Ed Kashi is a member of the highly respected VII Photo Agency and is known for his penetrating and insightful photography on social and political issues both domestic and international. He is equally renowned for his workshops, which challenge photographers at all skill levels to devote their time and talents to create compelling …
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Join Dallas-based photographer Alex Hakimi for a truly unique filmstyle photography workshop focused on creating compelling documentary and street images.
What is filmstyle shooting and how is it different from what you do every day with your digital camera?
Alex has used film as his primary medium for the past several years. He believes …
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COMICS: COMIC STRIP CREATION WORKSHOP
Thursday, November 3rd 6-8pm
$50 ($45 for GDAC members)
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
So you want to make comics? Thursday, November 10th you are invited to join curator and artist Josh Rose for a night of comic creation! Josh will start the night by delving into his …
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BODY FACTORY: PUPPET WORKSHOP
Friday, October 28th, 6-9pm
$50 ($45 for GDAC members)
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
Do you remember those incredible dioramas and puppets that graced the Greater Denton Arts Council during Arts All Night? Friday, October 28th you are invited to spend the evening learning how to make a puppet …
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Author, educator and mentor Mary Virginia Swanson is a leading voice in the photo industry today. She’s known for her compelling lectures, instructional workshops and insightful texts as well as her gift for motivating and inspiring photographers through group and …
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COSPLAY: HEADGEAR WORKSHOP
Thursday, September 29th 6-9pm
$50 ($45 for GDAC members)
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
Are you captivated by intricate cosplay regalia? Thursday, September 29th you are invited to get a glimpse into the amount of detail that goes into creating a cosplay ensemble. Lead by Denton artist, Regina Panzeca-Raifsnider, participants will …
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Beginner Darkroom Classes
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 …
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This unique workshop is for people who blog about food. Dallas Center for Photography has brought together three instructors who are experts in the art and business of blogging and who look forward to sharing their knowledge and insights with you.
Your very busy day will start with introductions followed by a presentation on …
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Dallas Center for Photography is headed to the State Fair of Texas! This is a half photo workshop/half Lightroom workshop led by DCP Director Peter Poulides.
Peter will work with the small group while we’re shooting in the morning at the Fair. He will answer any questions, help with settings and equipment issues, and …
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Dallas Center for Photography’s Natural Light Portraits workshop is for any photographer wanting to learn how to capture stunning portraits of people of any age. Whether you are a parent wanting to take better pictures of your own family and friends, a photographer looking to start your own portrait photography business or if you …
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