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Photo & Film

Beyond Blue: Cyanotype Toning

$50

with Megan Ratliff

Calendar Oct 5, 2019 at 1 pm

Cyanotype is a fun and easy way to get involved in photography. If you've ever wondered how to do a sun print or what a blueprint really is, this class is for you. Students will learn to tone cyanotypes using eco-friendly household materials and leave with their very own collection of nature-inspired photograms.

MEGAN RATLIFF taught art through Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership before moving to Seoul to teach art at an international high school. After finishing their masters' degree they ran a private academy's darkroom and taught photography courses in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Darkroom 101

$80

with Maggie Flanigan

Calendar Oct 6, 2019 at 10 am

Learn to make silver gelatin prints from start to finish! From in-camera to on paper students will learn basic camera functions, how to properly expose an image, film processing, and enlargements. Bring a roll of film to shoot for this one-day intensive course.

MAGGIE FLANIGAN is a newcomer to Richmond having recently completed grad school at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. She specializes in teaching art and photography at all levels as well as working with alternative photographic process, printmaking, and mixed media fiber arts.

Darkroom 102

$80

with Maggie Flanigan

Calendar Nov 17, 2019 at 10 am

From the basics of split-filtering to the beginnings of paper negatives and large format cameras, this course focuses on enhancing the students understanding of the darkroom. Students will learn 4x5 camera functions, the difference between contrast filters and split filtering, RC vs fiber paper, as well as beginning to explore medium and large format film. Bring your darkroom questions and get ready to go beyond the basics.

MAGGIE FLANIGAN is a newcomer to Richmond having recently completed grad school at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. She specializes in teaching art and photography at all levels as well as working with alternative photographic process, printmaking, and mixed media fiber arts.

Pinhole Photography

$80

with Tom Moore

Calendar Sep 22, 2019 at 10 am

Build your own pinhole camera and discover the magic of this ancient form of photography! You'll learn about how pinholes function, then build your own and shoot images on paper. 

TOM MOORE was senior curator of photography and photography archivist at The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News for 23 years. His work has been shown in exhibitions locally and nationally and he has taught workshops throughout the Tidewater area. He likes using a variety of photographic materials and processes from medium format to digital cameras, toy cameras, and pinhole cameras, constantly improvising to capture the most fleeting gestures and events in everyday life.





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