Advance your printmaking in this intensive 2-day workshop

Students who have made the leap into digital printmaking may have learned the basics, but if you are striving to advance yourself, this workshop is for you. Students are exposed to use and evaluate the latest Epson printers, ink, papers, and profiles. An integrated approach to using Adobe products like Photoshop and Lightroom will all be detailed and practiced. This intense 2-day workshop goes deeper into fine-art printmaking and explains the tools needed to understand how it differs from making a basic print. Through direct classroom demonstration, critiques, and lectures, students learn a variety of techniques and tools that will help improve and refine both their digital files and print output. Participants leave with finished prints and the knowledge needed to get the results they are looking for. Also, students leave with a vastly expanded set of possibilities for making images.

What you need for this workshop:

Students will be required to bring a small body of digital work for this workshop. File size must be at least 1680x1200 for practical printing use. File formats of .jpg, .psd, or .tiff are required. This workshop will be in one of our digital labs outfitted with Macintosh computers. Knowledge of the Macintosh operating system is encouraged.

Lunch is included, other meals are on your own. Lodging is available on campus, private room & bath.  $75/night

Instructors

Jim Nickelson

Jim Nickelson is a photographer specializing in landscape, nature, abstract and night photography in the square format. His interest in the beauty and complexity of the natural world drives his work and he often explores the edges found in nature --- the edge between land and sea, sea and sky, day and night, and between one season and the next. His work also examines the passage of time as well as the shapes and forms of the natural world.

Jim works full time as a fine art photographer and custom digital printer (as Nickelson Editions) and  teaches workshops on photography and digital printing both privately and through Maine Media Workshops. Before committing himself to the photographic life, he pursued the classic artistic career path of NASA engineer and corporate lawyer. Jim makes his home in Camden, Maine, with his amazing wife and daughter.

Jim has received numerous awards and exhibited widely, including in museums or galleries such as the Photo Resource Center at Boston University (Boston, MA), Danforth Museum of Art (Framingham, MA), Center for Maine Contemporary Art (Rockport, ME), University of Maine Museum of Art (Bangor, ME), Bates College Museum of Art (Lewiston, ME), Three Columns Gallery at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA), VoxPhotographs (Portland, ME), Davis Orton Gallery (Hudson, NY), Center for Photographic Art (Carmel, CA), Preston Contemporary Art Center (Mesilla, NM), Ten High Street Gallery (Camden, ME), Jonathan Frost Gallery (Rockland, ME), Gallery Photographica (San Francisco), and Silvermine Guild Galleries (New Canaan, CT).

Jim's work resides in corporate, public, and private collections across the United States.

Websites:

http://jimnickelson.com
http://nickelsoneditions.com

Course Dates

Apr 11 to Apr 12
May 16 to May 17

Tuition

$475

Class Size

15