CREATIVE PROCESS WORKSHOP
Artist/Educator David Hoptman
Saturdays 3pm-5pm Ongoing
4 Two-hour Classes=$200
Single two-hour Class $65
Classes include a portfolio review
Weekly assignments with critiques
Location: Tesuque-My inspirational Ridge-top house
DEMONSTRATIONS-LECTURES-DISCUSSIONS-SLIDE PRESENTATIONS-GROUP CRITIQUES-PORTFOLIO REVIEWS-PHOTO-COMPOSITIONAL EXERCISES-PRINTING-SOFTWARE-APPS ETC.
WORKSHOP GOALS AND ITINERARY 6-2108
1. Intuit, process, and activate your creative resources
2. Enjoy and benefit from the creative journey
3. Initiating the Creative Journey
4. Be open to chance encounters during the creative process
5. Compositional Dynamics, Visual Cues
6. Integrate point of view to interpret and maintain focus within composition.
7. Compositional awareness shapes, borders, tangencies
8. Understand color as a symbolic messenger
9. Light values-Chiaroscuro, Negative and Positive space
10. Integrate contrast and saturation; communicate mood.
11. Visual Cues, Following creative intuition
12. Works in Series as a story-telling dynamic
13. Intuit, process, and activate creative resources
14. Breaking down the borders, Crossing pollenating media and techniques
15. Experiment with Mixing Media to push the creative envelope
16. Size and Scale juxtaposition, lens choices
17. Being clear with communicating your intentions
18. Never lose touch with your Creative Muse
19. Remain plastic while involved with creativity
20. Dissolve attachment to final outcome
21. Discussion forum; articles written on Creative Process by David Hoptman
4 PART WRKSHP WITH DAVID HOPTMAN
Portfolio review included
Improve Compositional Skills, learn new techniques, expand your envelope.
Workshop Objectives: learn how to better navigate the creative path while integrating new ideas and techniques into your workflow. Greatly improve your Compositional skills with a dedicated workflow. Learn to better express yourself using visual Cues and light values.
Refine your compositional skills /the foundation of all Art.
CREATIVITY IS THE SOURCE OF LIFE.
Creative Source is the dynamic energy for all that is. Creativity is inherent in ALL LIFE. Art is rooted in Creative Source. Art is life.