Griffin Museum of Photography Winter Workshops Dec 2013 -Jan 2014

MichelleRogersPritzl1As the days get shorter, the weather colder, and the holiday season upon us, we encourage you to take a break from it all and join us for our new Winter Photographic Workshops at the Griffin Museum. Arts educator Michelle Rogers Pritzl is back to lead each workshop. These workshops will offer you the unique opportunity to enhance your photographic skills and learn about alternative photographic processes in a fun, creative learning environment. We encourage photographers of all interests and levels to attend.

Michelle is currently an MFA candidate at the Art Institute of Boston (AIB). Prior to attending the AIB, she taught for five years at the University High School in Irvine, CA. She loves getting students excited about photography and has taught several levels of darkroom and digital including alternative processes.

Cyanotype

Date: Sunday, Dec 8th, 2013
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA 01890
Cost: $130 (Griffin Museum Members) $180 (Non-Members)

The cyanotype process was invented by Sir John Herschel in 1842 and yields a blue print that can be toned and manipulated after printing. The day will cover curves, printing a digital negative, as well as toning and manipulation options. Please bring your own digital files. All supplies are included.

Van Dyke Brown
Date: Saturday, Dec 21st, 2013
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA 01890
Cost: $130 (Griffin Museum Members) $180 (Non-Members)

The van dyke brown process creates a sepia print. We will cover history, curves, digital negatives and manipulation, as well as alternative printing substrates. Please bring your own digital files. All supplies are included.

Pinhole
Date: Saturday, January 18th, 2014
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA 01890
Cost: $150 (Griffin Museum Members) $200 (Non-members)

Come build your own pinhole camera out of a simple housing. Course will cover building a working pinhole camera, then we will photograph around the Griffin and print positive images. Everyone will leave with several paper negatives as well as positive prints from the camera they build in class.



Polaroid Transfer

Date: Sunday, January 26th, 2014
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA 01890
Cost: $200 (Griffin Museum Members) $250 (Non-members)

We will be using a Daylab printer and Fuji instant film to create transfers of your images on paper. Participants must bring 35mm slides to use for the transfer process. Course will cover using a Daylab printer, the Fujifilm replacement for Polaroid as well as the Impossible Project. Participants will try 2 different transfer methods as well as discuss manipulation possibilities for their images. Class is limited to 5 students.