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Photographing the Florida Landscape

Photographing the Florida Landscape

  • Saturday, December 9, 2017
  • 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Instructor: Milton Heiberg

Explore how to look at a landscape, capture the best light, and what to include and leave out. Learn how to see and control forms of composition, and using HDR in your landscapes. Students to meet prior to the workshop and then afterward to share photographs taken during the workshop.

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Welding Workshop 12/9-10

Welding Workshop 12/9-10

  • Saturday, December 9, 2017
  • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: David Cumbie

Join this veteran welder in designing small sculptures over a weekend. Practice cutting and basic welding techniques, while creating artwork from found objects. No experience needed.

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Heads Up Workshop 12/15

Heads Up Workshop 12/15

  • Friday, December 15, 2017
  • 01:30 pm - 03:30 pm
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Here’s a chance to sit around the table and play. Learn to use the pinch forming method to make small heads. Manipulate the clay from inside the form to enhance facial features before closing it up. Design a base for the head when you make it. The last hour will be used to show ways of decorating and glazing.

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Landscape Painting with Alcohol Inks

Landscape Painting with Alcohol Inks

  • Saturday, January 6, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: Noreen Coup
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore color mixing, application techniques, texturing, and brushwork to create vibrant and colorful original landscape paintings using alcohol inks.

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Welding Workshop 1/6-7

Welding Workshop 1/6-7

  • Saturday, January 6, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: David Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

Join this veteran welder in designing small sculptures over a weekend. Practice cutting and basic welding techniques, while creating artwork from found objects. No experience needed.

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Understanding Portrait Lighting

Understanding Portrait Lighting

  • Saturday, January 6, 2018
  • 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Instructor: Patrick Vandusen
  • Location: Main Campus

Photographing a portrait on location or in the studio can be a challenging experience. Learn techniques to properly light your subject using both natural and studio lights. Explore light, shadow, and posing using a female model. There will be a break provided for lunch.

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Bird Photography at Lake Apopka North Shore

Bird Photography at Lake Apopka North Shore

  • Saturday, January 13, 2018
  • 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Instructor: Milton Heiberg
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

Spend a full day photographing the birds of Lake Apopka with lifelong bird photography instructor Milton Heiberg. Wander the new Lake Apopka Loop Trail, expanding over the north shore of Lake Apopka with more than 10 miles of 360-degree vistas, including ponds, canal waterways and the shores of the lake itself. Ever since the Lake Apopka North Shore restoration, this area has become a birder’s paradise. We will have continuous photo-ops of many species, including wading birds, passerines, gallinules, raptors and especially osprey carrying or eating a fish.

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It’s an Inside Job: Painting Interior Spaces with Oils

It’s an Inside Job: Painting Interior Spaces with Oils

  • Saturday, January 13, 2018
  • 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: Robert Ross
  • Location: Main Campus

In this two-day workshop, Robert Ross will give instruction on how to create a convincing interior space with oils. Interiors have traditionally involved domestic spaces, such as kitchens, living rooms, studios and bedrooms associated with privacy and intimacy, emotion and memory. Participants will learn to draw and paint both from direct observation and from their imagination. They will learn to capture a room’s shapes, light and dark areas, as well as depict the human living that takes place in a room. The workshop is about perceptual painting, not architectural accuracy.

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Cold Connections & Riveting

Cold Connections & Riveting

  • Sunday, January 14, 2018
  • 03:30 pm - 08:30 pm
  • Instructor: Stefan Alexandres
  • Location: Main Campus

Cold connections and riveting can be creatively applied to metalsmithing, mixed media, found objects and jewelry. It’s an easy way to marry different kinds of materials together, like wood to metal or plastic. No soldering or gluing is required with this method.

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Metal Folding & Forming

Metal Folding & Forming

  • Sunday, January 14, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Instructor: Stefan Alexandres
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore metal folding and forming as a unique process for jewelry-making. Participants will learn to design and the precision techniques necessary to make a series of small-scale samples for sculptural jewelry. This course will include equipment safety, design, material preparation, design execution. Create dimensional forms out of flat copper sheets without molds or stamps. All supplies included

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