The Joy of Self Expression Using Your Smartphone

October 24 - October 25, 2020

The Joy of Self Expression Using Your Smartphone

$200.00

Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $200

Dates & Times:
Saturday, October 24th ~ 10am-12pm & 3pm-5pm EST
Sunday, October 25th ~ 10am-12pm & 3pm-5pm EST

Listen closely, can you hear your art is speaking to you? It may begin as a whisper. This is the poetry of your heart. How do you gain a fresh perceptive during these changing times of unrest and insecurity? Come play with Laurie Klein and learn how to tap into your creative juices! Everyone has a smartphone these days – one of the most accessible creative tools we have at our fingertips. Through a series of fun exercises, you will realize how making photographs can be transformative, healing, and fun. Morning sessions will include discussions about your smart phone, different apps, accessories and then assignments to photograph on your own. Afternoon sessions will see everyone coming back together to talk about their experiences and work with post-production apps. The workshop will culminate with a final critique.

What you need: Smart Phone, make sure it is fully charged.
Download: Download the free app Snapseed from the app store, or we can do that together.

This class will be conducted live on Zoom. Participants will receive an email from Peters Valley at least 48 hours prior that includes a link and a password. Only registered participants will be admitted.

By clicking the ‘Add to Cart’ button, you are agreeing to our Video Conferencing Guidelines.
1. Remember that any audio/video communication may involve two-way camera and audio usage. This means that the instructor will need to see participants’ work and speak with them about it and may also be able to see and hear what is occurring in their home.
2. Do not make audio or video recordings of lessons. Without the permission of the instructor, Peters Valley School of Craft and other lesson participants, this may be illegal.
3. Do not provide access to the lesson to anyone other than the registered participant.
4. Maintain the confidentiality of other students if you are participating in a group lesson. All individuals participating may be able to see and hear what is occurring in your home.

Level: Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Laurie Klein

Laurie Klein is recognized worldwide for her infrared photography. She began as a Bio-Medical Photographer in undergraduate school where she used infrared film for research and diagnostic purposes. What solidified her love and passion for infrared was when she began photographing with infrared film under the tutelage of Ansel Adams when she was a young woman and has never looked back. Laurie gained acclaim and recognition as an infrared portrait photographer photographing the female form in the environment. She has her BFA from RIT and her MFA from OU. She has been teaching for more than 30 years, and her work has appeared in hundreds of publications and numerous gallery exhibitions She is author of two infrared photography books: Photographing the Female Form with Digital Infrared and Infrared Photography and Artistic Techniques for Brilliant Images (co-authored with her son Kyle Klein.) She also authored Hand Coloring Black and White Photography. Laurie and her son, Dr. Bryce Perler, work together teaching on Expressive Arts for Transformation and Wellness.

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