Participants will create multilayered, collage-like prints inspired by the natural world around them. Students will use digital cameras to collect source imagery and patterns to turn into negatives using Adobe Photoshop. These can then be used to make cyanotypes, photograms, and silkscreens that, when combined, will create a mixed-media masterpiece.
Audry Deal-McEver has been a resident artist at the University of Alaska and Hot Springs National Park. She currently teaches photography at Vanderbilt University’s Sarratt Art Studios and Ensworth High School.
During this workshop, students will create topographical portraits out of layers of recycled cardboard from photographs of loved ones, favorite celebs, or rock’n’roll heros. They will then translate the image into a topographical relief. Next they will make a mold of the relief, and finally, cast it in both aluminum and bronze. Come join in the fun and flames of this hot workshop!
Cam Choy is native of Hawaii. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he earned a MFA degree in sculpture. He holds a BFA from the University of Notre Dame. Currently, Choy is a professor at Kenai Peninsula College.
Skill Level: All skill levels!
Participants will experiment with series, sequencing, timing, and motion by making simple stop motion animations from photographs and/or drawings imported into Adobe Photoshop. They will explore the creative potential of the humble animated GIF as a medium with which to create short, but interesting, serious, playful, and poetic works of art, as well as a tool to make moving sketches.
Given is an artist and educator living and working in Indianapolis. She received her MFA from Indiana University. Her photographs, video, and installation work have been shown throughout the U.S., as well as internationally.
Skill Level: Intermediate
The class will explore model making for slip casting while looking to the world around us for forms to use. The forms found will be the starting point of model making for slip casting. These techniques lend themselves to low volume production of similar forms. Assemblage techniques with simple slip cast forms will also be covered.
Anna Calluori Holcombe is a professor of ceramics at the University of Florida. She has exhibit edher work in national and international venues and is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics and a Fellow of NCECA.
Skill Level: Beginning
Embrace new and exciting technology during this 3-D printing workshop. Participants will learn the basics by exploring everything from set-up to troubleshooting to the software needed for operation. New things can be intimidating, but they don’t have to be ... not when you have this workshop!
Joe Evins is the nephew of the ACC namesake Joe L. Evins. He is a technology teacher at Wilson Central High School in Lebanon, Tenn., where he has built 3-D printers from the ground up with his students.
Skill Level: Beginning
Participants in this workshop will become better photographers by learning the amazing functions on their digital camera. De-mystify those unknown symbols and really get to know your camera while experiencing different types of picture-taking opportunities, such as candid shots, extreme close-ups, landscapes, night scenes, etc. Participants will also learn some basic Photoshop skills.
Ty Kernea is an award-winning photojournalist and fine art photographer with more than 20 years of experience in the field. He has a BA in photography and has been published in nearly every major newspaper across the country.