Classes & Lessons - Contents and schedules for 2023

Note: If you wish to enquire about our planned classes or request more information, please click the above button and you will be taken to our enquiries form.

 

Hospitality: 

Coffee/tea/softdrinks & light bites are available during the sessions.

 

Equipment and Materials: We ask that you bring your own photo and art equipment to the courses. It matters not if you possess superior or basic kit. Everyone will be given a chance to experiment using different media.  Should you be on the lookout for photo or art equipment. Richard will be able to offer good advice for saving money.

 

We reserve the right to change dates, class courses should circumstances beyond our control dictate such changes. eg inclement weather or illness. Whatever the circumstances, we shall always do our best to work towards giving full value for money and an enjoyable relaxing and fun experience.

Sessions start from January 1st 2023

All you need to do is register your interest, preferred day of the week and start time by either ringing or messaging on 07850 105239 or emailing rickcreative46@gmail.com. Sessions will start at 10.30 am or 2.30pm. Please make sure you state your preferences when registering.

 

Payment  is expected during the first session and can be by cash, cheque or bankers draft. We do not accept credit/debit cards at the moment.

 

Please contact me if you require further details or to enquire about concessions for OAPs and anyone registered disabled. We can accommodate one wheelchair.

Important Note: When heavy outbreaks of Covid or Influenza are identified, please wear a mask. We would also respectfully ask that you inform us should you become infected or have been in touch with an infected person.

TYPICAL CLASS AGENDA

 

Photography - Beginners/Enthusiasts

(2x2 hr sessions over 2 weeks - £60.00

  • Getting to grips with your camera and equipment. How to remain stable. Landscape or portrait format. Using the viewfinder. Exposure & focus controls. Basic Flash photography

  • Understanding the camera's knobs and dials - program, aperture, shutter and manual modes. 

  • ​How to see beyond simply looking; composition and balance; rule of thirds.

  • Depth of field using wide open apertures with standard and telephoto lenses.

  • Wide, standard and telephoto lenses.

  • Shutter speed control for fast-moving objects.

  • Using digital images on a computer. ​Basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop & Elements

  • Time out in the locality - landscapes, villages, forest etc (depending on weather). 

  • Critiques and Computer work for looking at the day's results and homework.

  • Producing and printing greeting cards. 

Creative Art sessions

(2x2 hr sessions over 2 weeks - £60.00

  • Understanding the subject and selecting composition...What do I look for and how to choose the important elements? 

  • Subject balance and how to bring together those elements that define the final work.

  • ​Using the right media...oils, acrylics, watercolours or mixed media etc.

  • Application techniques that bring out the best possible final work, using various tools or fingers

  • Choosing and preparing the right base (canvas, board, paper, wood, walls etc

  • Sketching with pencil, crayons, pens etc to capture ideas and plan for a desired project.

  • Looking at well known artists and their work

  • Homework and projects.

  • Critiques; Looking at the day's results and homework.

Email: rickcreative46@gmail.com   Tel: 07850 105239

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