Workshops

2018 AAWA WORKSHOPS:

 

iPhone Photography Workshop – Advanced with Some of the Basics

iPhone Photography

iPhone Photography

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 @ 6:30 – 8 pm

Location: Ann Arbor Women Artists 4844 Jackson Road Suite 100 Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Instructor: Anne Savage, Photographer

Fee: $25 members and $30 non-members

Anne Savage

Anne Savage

This workshop will help you to use advanced techniques with your iPhone to create beautiful, professional-looking photographs. Starting with the settings and options in the iPhone camera app, including a few that most people don’t even know about, you will learn tips to help you take the best possible images. You will be equipped with the skills to take control of the iPhone, rather than relying on its auto functions.

We will cover lighting techniques with alternatives to flash photography while taking practice photos during the workshop. Also covered in this workshop are easy ways to connect to a computer for sharing and archiving your photos. Many of the techniques can be used on any phone with the emphasis on iPhones.

Important:  This class has been cancelled due to illness.  It will be rescheduled for a future time.


“Capturing The Essence of Your Subject” Still Life workshop

Silver by Joe Gyurcsak

Silver by Joe Gyurcsak

March 18, 2018, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Ann Arbor Women Artists 4844 Jackson Road Suite 100 Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Instructor:  Joe Gyurcsak

Fee:  $85 for members, $95 for non members (Check, Paypal, Credit Card)

Mediums include: Oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel

Joe Gyurcsak, Resident Artist, Blick / Utrecht Materials and nationally recognized artist with award winning paintings in multiple mediums will discuss composition/design, drawing vs. volume, value, color, edge control and paint manipulation in this class.

There will be a few alla prima demos so students can see and hear explanations in regards to how to establish successful starts and finishes in one session. Personal and group discussion along with critiques will be provided throughout the workshop.


Other Workshop Information Coming Soon:

Scribble Drawing with John Smolko

Sculpting the Figure with Liz Wilson


ONGOING CREATIVE OFFERINGS:

Life Drawing (uninstructed) at the AAWA Studio –  4844 Jackson Rd., Ann Arbor:

Thursdays: January 25 – March 1
$70 for six 4 hour sessions – 10 am – 2:30 pm (half hour lunch break at noon)
$35 for six 2 hour sessions – 10 am – noon or 12:30 to 2:30pm
Drop-in rates:  $15 for 4 hours, $8 for 2 hours 
Sign up: please contact Melora Goosey (see Member Directory)

Non-Instructed Life Drawing/Painting – Life drawing is an exercise that benefits all creative mediums, and this group hires a model for non-instructed sessions each week. There’s a $5 drop-in fee, and the group meets every Saturday from 10am – 1pm at Eastern Michigan University in the Sherzer Building, Room 201.

Plein Air Painting Sessions– AAWA artists meet monthly to paint/draw outdoors in various local beauty spots. Sessions normally begin at 10am and end when you’re done. Bring lunch, art materials, and whatever the weather calls for. Come paint/draw, have lunch, have fun, and follow this great art tradition. Consult our blog, newsletters, and emailed announcements for upcoming sites. For more information, or to to be added to the Plein Air email list, contact Nancy Murray or Sue Craig (see member directory for contact info).

Portrait Studio Sessions – Portraiture presents the greatest challenge to the artist… and offers the most satisfaction. This group meets weekly at the Northfield Senior Center on Main Street in Whitmore Lake on Mondays from 1:00pm to 3:30pm for clothed figure drawing/painting. $6 fee. You are cordially invited to join us. For more details, contact Peggy Brewer (see member directory for contact info).