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Maine - Acadia / Fall Foliage
Location: Acadia, Maine
Date: Oct 11-15, 2021 - Register Now!
Class Size: Space is Limited!Policies
Make your vision drive exposure, composition, and processing, not the other way around.
Grow your visual voice by developing a personal project.
Do it your way.
Space Is Limited
Breathtaking is the word for the destinations visited during this week. This is a tour of jewels along the dramatic Maine seacoast while it is flooded with autumnal color. Harvest season finds the air exhilaratingly crisp setting forest canopies and blueberry fields afire with stunning reds, oranges, and yellows.
We begin this adventure visiting the highlights of Acadia National Park, one of the oldest, largest, and most beloved National Parks. A few days later, we move south through more intimate byways (some spots only the locals know about), discovering the many tucked away treasures around the Union lakes region, along the St. George River Valley, and by the dramatic coastline surrounding Pemaquid Point. We conclude with group reviews and a wine and cheese celebration in my private studio/gallery.
You may want to take extra time before or after the workshop to visit nearby islands (Monhegan, Vinalhaven, or Isleboro) or continue on to the White Mountains in New Hampshire.
"I expected pretty much just a tour with guidance available and was blown away by how much it was about creativity from the inside out, rather than the typical workshop. It was really about us and our process of seeing, looking and creating against a backdrop of fall colors. The exercises were well thought out and built on each other. This is a workshop that is really head and shoulders above all the others I've been to."
Limited class size offers individual guidance while stimulating an active dialog amid a diverse group of participants.
My workshops offer an unparalleled opportunity to develop your personal vision at exotic locations in a supportive community. Demonstrations, exercises, and feedback will help you grow your existing skills and talents revealing new ways of seeing and thinking that will energize and strengthen your authentic creative voice. You'll leave more versatile, focused, and inspired.
Explore multi-shot techniques to overcome technical limitations and expand possibilities.
Learn image selection and sequencing strategies.
Deepen your understanding of composition.
Learn post-processing tools that will enhance your distinctive style.
Find your story and tell it in your way.
The many resources I provide will help you prepare to make the most of your workshop experience and continue developing long afterward.
I encourage and practice experimentation and play.
Studies reveal an artist's concerns and sensibilities before they become finished works.
View my Maine Cairns Studies here.
Sometimes with extended development studies become finished works.