CLASSES

PLANTS & PEOPLE - PORTRIATIS/SELF PORTRAITS WITH PLANTS - APRIL 23-27 2018 - San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico

I am teaming up again with Holly Wilmeth to offer a fun, creative workshop photographing and combining pictures of people with pictures of plants. Class will offer specific points of technical and artistic guidance, yet will have a fluid structure for exploration. We will collect and explore our relationship to flowers, trees, whatever plant life inspires you. Class will include both technical and artistic guidance, straight photography and photoshop manipulation.

The class will include:
- Self-portraiture and portraiture using digital cameras, phones, scanners and other image making devices
- Photographing and scanning plants
- Photoshop techniques
- Photographing, scanning, manipulating ourselves and gathered imagery
- More to be determined by group

Required:
- A computer with photoshop
(If you don't have photoshop we can arrange to have it installed on your laptop for an additional fee.
- A desire to have fun and create!

DATES: April 23-27
TIMES: 3-6 pm
PRICE: $350 usd

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WHAT BIRD ARE YOU? - SELF PORTRAITS AS BIRDS - November 20,21,22,24 2017 - San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico

This course is intended to be playful and fun! We will be exploring our own physical characteristics and imagine what we might look like if we were birds. Or conversely, what bird attracts you? Class will offer specific points of technical and artistic guidance, yet will have a fluid structure for exploration.
Instructors Ri Anderson and Holly Wilmeth have lived and worked in San Miguel for over 12 years. They have created individual bodies of works based on self-portraiture and the natural environment and have exhibited and taught internationally in Mexico, US, Canada, Africa, and China.

The class will include:
- Self-portraiture using digital cameras, phones, scanners and other image making devices
- Photographing and scanning birds, nests, etc.
- Photoshop techniques
- Photographing, scanning, manipulating ourselves and gathered imagery
- More to be determined by group

Required:
- A computer with photoshop
(If you don't have photoshop we can arrange to have it installed on your laptop for an additional fee.
- A desire to have fun and create!

DATES: November 20, 21, 22, 24 (No class Nov. 23 Thanksgiving)
TIMES: 3-6:30 pm
PRICE: $400 usd

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WHAT INSECT ARE YOU? - SELF PORTRAITS AS BUGS - October 11-13, 16-17 2017 - San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico

This course is intended to be playful and fun! We will be exploring our own physical characteristics and imagine what we might look like if we were bugs. Or conversely, what bug attracts you? (Hopefully not a stink bug...) Class will offer specific points of technical and artistic guidance, yet will have a fluid structure for exploration.
Instructors Ri Anderson and Holly Wilmeth have lived and worked in San Miguel for over 12 years. They have created individual bodies of works based on self-portraiture and the natural environment and have exhibited and taught internationally in Mexico, US, Canada, Africa, and China.

The class will include:
- Self-portraiture using digital cameras, phones, scanners and other image making devices
- Photographing and scanning bugs
- Photoshop techniques
- Photographing, scanning, manipulating ourselves and gathered imagery
- More to be determined by group

Required:
- A computer with photoshop
(If you don't have photoshop we can arrange to have it installed on your laptop for an additional fee.
- A desire to have fun and create!

DATES: October 11-13, 16-17
TIMES: 10am-2 pm
PRICE: $500 usd

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MANIFESTING YOUR INNER VISION THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY- October 10-14 2016 - San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico

This week long workshop is co-taught by San Miguel photographers Ri Anderson and Holly Wilmeth. It offers a structure for creative lens based explorations. The objective of this workshop is to rethink, collaborate, and discover new methods of creating. We will guide you to experiment in new ways. While we will offer technical support with cameras, computers and our scanner, the focus of this workshop is on visualization.

The class will include:
- flower mandala making
- portraiture and self-portraiture
- transformative body painting
- collaging in front of and behind the camera
- slide shows of innovative image makers
- collaborative stage setting
- more to be determined by group.

What you need:
- a computer with photoshop
(If you don't have photoshop we can arrange to have it installed on your laptop for an additional fee.
- Any type of camera from phone camera to point and shoot to professional SLR. No analogue film.

DATES: October 10-14
TIMES: 10am-2 pm
PRICE: $500 usd

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