COURSES / MASTER CLASSES / WORKSHOPS

Guide to Photography with Vladimir Kevorkov (Intermediate)

Dates: 22 Jul 2017 - 19 Aug 2017

GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY
INTERMEDIATE - $375.

Start Date: July 22, 2017
Class Schedule: July 22, 29, and August 5, 12, 19 | 11am to 1pm (5classes x 2 hours).


COURSE OUTLINE

This course enables students to develop their knowledge and skills in digital photography. Through studio work, students will use the creative process to explore a wide range of themes which may include natural light, studio and portrait photography; as well as the study of motion, composition, and attention to detail. Students will use the critical analysis process when evaluating their own work and the work of others. Throughout the course, students will learn to use their judgment and develop their skill for creating memorable, powerful and meaningful photographs.

DAY 1:

NATURAL(AMBIENT) LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY:

Students will learn proper positions, angles, and controls that best manipulate the lighting while shooting outdoors. This unit will have an emphasis on natural shadows, silhouettes, and practical sunlight study.

DAY 2 & DAY 3:

STUDIO LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY:

Students will learn the basic skills required for photographing indoors. They will learn various lighting techniques and explore the use of flash, reflection, and dimming to create desired effects.

DAY 4 & DAY 5:

PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY:

This unit will focus on the instructor’s specialty: photographing the human face. Students will learn about proper use of lighting and controls to highlight unique features of different model’s faces. They will get a chance to try different styles of portrait photography with a focus on developing their own personal style.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

1. DSLR Camera with minimum 8 Gb memory card
2. Fully charged camera batteries
3. Notepad

*The Early Bird price is CA$375 plus tax.
Two weeks before the course begins, the regular price of CA$425 plus tax will take effect.

 

Cost: $ 375.00 (plus tax)
Spots available: 20 of 20

Guide to Photography with Vladimir Kevorkov

Dates: 17 Jun 2017 - 15 Jul 2017

GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY
BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE - $280.

Start Date: June 17, 2017
Class Schedule: June 17, 24 and July 8, 15, 11 am to 1 pm (4 classes x 2 hours).


COURSE OUTLINE

This course enables students to develop their knowledge and skills in digital photography. Through studio work, students will use the creative process to explore a wide range of themes which may include natural light, studio and portrait photography; as well as the study of motion, composition, and attention to detail. Students will use the critical analysis process when evaluating their own work and the work of others. Throughout the course, students will learn to use their judgment and develop their skill for creating memorable, powerful and meaningful photographs.

DAY 1 & DAY 2:

CREATIVE CONTROLS:

Students will learn the fundamentals of a camera’s creative controls with a focus on ISO, shutter speed and motion, aperture and depth of field, exposure, white balance and manual shooting.

 

DAY 3 & DAY 4:

COMPOSITION: BASICS OF CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY

Students will learn the basics of photography including the golden section framing, contrast, composition and focus on theme, isolation and story telling. Close up and motion photography will be developed. Students will develop a theme using composition fundamentals.

 

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

1. DSLR Camera with minimum 8 Gb memory card
2. Fully charged camera batteries
3. Notepad

*The Early Bird price is CA$280 plus tax.
Two weeks before the course begins, the regular price of CA$335 plus tax will take effect.

 

Cost: $ 280.00 (plus tax)
Spots available: 20 of 20

Life Drawing Course (Nude Model)

Dates: 16 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017

PART ONE OF THREE - BEGINNER - $250.

Start Date: June 16, 2017
Class Schedule: June 16, 23, 30, July 7 and 14, 2:30pm to 5:30pm (3 hours).

COURSE OUTLINE

The course will cover both gestural and extended life drawing techniques. Students will learn to use compressed charcoal or sanguine on newsprint as they examine and analyze the human body. The coursework covers gestural drawing (30 seconds - 5 minutes/pose), extended pose exploration including rendering (1 hour/pose) and a final extended study (5 hours/pose).

DAY 1:

3 hours of timed-pose figure sketching – 30sec, 1min, 5min.

DAY 2:

1st hour: timed-pose figure sketching - 30sec, 1min, 5min (charcoal or sanguine on newsprint).
2nd hour: portrait drawing (charcoal or sanguine on newsprint).
3rd hour: portrait drawing (charcoal or sanguine on newsprint).

DAY 3:

1st hour: timed-pose figure sketching - 30sec, 1min, 5min (charcoal or sanguine on newsprint).
2nd hour: 60 minutes figure drawing (charcoal or sanguine on newsprint).
3rd hour: 60 minutes figure drawing (charcoal or sanguine on newsprint).

DAY 4:

1st hour: timed-pose figure sketching - 30sec, 1min, 5min (charcoal or sanguine on newsprint).
2nd hour: extended figure drawing (pencil on 114g drawing paper).
3rd hour: extended figure drawing (pencil on 114g drawing paper).

DAY 5:

3 hours of extended figure drawing – continued from day 4 (pencil on 114g drawing paper).

LIST OF MATERIALS

1. 6 Newsprint pads, 18”x24”.
2. 114g drawing pad, 18”x24”.
3. Compressed charcoal – 2B, 3B or sanguine
4. Pack of willow charcoal
4. Graphite pencils – HB, 2B, 3B.
5. Kneaded and regular erasers.
6. Sandpaper sharpening pad.
7. A portfolio case to carry your artwork.

Note: Materials are not provided, but all necessary supplies are available for purchase from our art supply store (on site) prior the class.

*The Early Bird price is CA$250 plus tax.
Two weeks before the course begins, the regular price of CA$320 plus tax will take effect.



Cost: $ 250.00 (plus tax)
Spots available: 10 of 10

Life Drawing Course (Nude Model)

Dates: 2 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017

PART ONE OF THREE - BEGINNER - $320.

Start Date: June 2, 2017
Class Schedule: June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 6pm to 9pm (3 hours).


COURSE OUTLINE

The course will cover both gestural and extended life drawing techniques. Students will learn to use compressed charcoal or sanguine on newsprint as they examine and analyze the human body. The coursework covers gestural drawing (30 seconds - 5 minutes/pose), extended pose exploration including rendering (1 hour/pose) and a final extended study (5 hours/pose).

DAY 1:

3 hours of timed-pose figure sketching – 30sec, 1min, 5min.

DAY 2:

1st hour: timed-pose figure sketching - 30sec, 1min, 5min (charcoal or sanguine on newsprint).
2nd hour: portrait drawing (charcoal or sanguine on newsprint).
3rd hour: portrait drawing (charcoal or sanguine on newsprint).

DAY 3:

1st hour: timed-pose figure sketching - 30sec, 1min, 5min (charcoal or sanguine on newsprint).
2nd hour: 60 minutes figure drawing (charcoal or sanguine on newsprint).
3rd hour: 60 minutes figure drawing (charcoal or sanguine on newsprint).

DAY 4:

1st hour: timed-pose figure sketching - 30sec, 1min, 5min (charcoal or sanguine on newsprint).
2nd hour: extended figure drawing (pencil on 114g drawing paper).
3rd hour: extended figure drawing (pencil on 114g drawing paper).

DAY 5:

3 hours of extended figure drawing – continued from day 4 (pencil on 114g drawing paper).

LIST OF MATERIALS

1. 6 Newsprint pads, 18”x24”.
2. 114g drawing pad, 18”x24”.
3. Compressed charcoal – 2B, 3B or sanguine
4. Pack of willow charcoal
4. Graphite pencils – HB, 2B, 3B.
5. Kneaded and regular erasers.
6. Sandpaper sharpening pad.
7. A portfolio case to carry your artwork.

Note: Materials are not provided, but all necessary supplies are available for purchase from our art supply store (on site) prior the class.

Cost: $ 320.00 (plus tax)
Spots available: 6 of 10