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Beginner Photography 1 (Online Class)

$80

with Thom Williams

Calendar May 5, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

 Wednesdays, May 5, 12, 19 & 26, 6:00-7:30pm EST

This 4 session class will help beginners learn the basic functions of their camera as well as the basis of ALL photography: the exposure triangle. Students will, through class instruction and a series of homework assignments, begin to master the use of shutter speed, aperture and ISO to take complete control of image creation.

(Please note: This class is being offered in conjunction with other Art Centers in the state. Participants will be from around New York State and not limited to local LPCA students.)

Intro to Still Life/Product Photography (Online Class)

$80

with Thom Williams

Calendar May 6, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Thursdays, May 6, 13, 20 & 27, 4:00-5:30pm EST

We will explore the differences and similarities between still life and product photography allowing students to have the experience of shooting both. We will cover professional equipment as well as tips, techniques and tricks to help you create wonderful images from what you have to work with. There will be demos to help students see the topics discussed in the real world.

(Please note: This class is being offered in conjunction with other Art Centers in the state. Participants will be from around New York State and not limited to local LPCA students.)

 

Beginner's Acrylic Painting Workshop (Online Class)

$20

with Georgeanne Gaffney

Calendar May 6, 2021 at 5 pm

Thursday, May 6, 5:00-7:00pm EST

Join landscape and portrait artist, Georgeanne Gaffney, and learn how to use acrylic paints. You will create your own color wheel, using primary and secondary colors along with white. No black paint is needed as you will learn how to make your own black. Georgeanne will teach you a variety of blending techniques, layering techniques. You will also learn how to use different sized and shaped brushes for a wide range of effects.

Materials:

Acrylic paints, solid body preferred. As everyone has different paints available to them, I recommend having your preferred primary and secondary colors: Red, Blue, Yellow, Green, Orange, Purple and White. NO BLACK. We will make our own “black”.

I used different colors depending on my mood and desired palette. For instance, sometimes I want my red to be Alizarin Crimson. Sometimes I prefer my red to be Cadmium Red. And so on……

  • A premade paint set can be used
  • Surface/Substrate: Pre-Primed or Gessoed Wood or Masonite
  • Jar for water
  • Water
  • Palette, can be glass, plastic or palette paper
  • Clean cloth or paper towels
  • Hairdryer
  • Brushes- Round tip and flat, small to medium

Advanced Photo Editing 8 Week Course (Online Class)

$160

with Thom Williams

Calendar May 6, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Thursdays, May 6, 13, 20 & 27, June 10, 17, 24 & July 1, 6:00-7:30pm EST

Curves, Layers, Blending Modes, Masking… All things you must master in today's photographic world to bring your images to the next level. We will discuss these common tools available in software and apps to allow you to pull the most out of your images. Why’ll most of the class will be covering Lightroom and Photoshop we will venture into other apps and alternatives to these popular packages.

(Please note: This class is being offered in conjunction with other Art Centers in the state. Participants will be from around New York State and not limited to local LPCA students.)

Impress Me

Free

with Brooke Noble

Calendar May 7, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Ages: 8-14

Using stamps and natural elements from the backyard, students will make small functional dishes with designs created by impressing the soft clay slabs.

Full Course

Funky Flowers

Free

with Jennifer Everritt

Calendar May 7, 2021 at 4:15 pm

Craft some funky flowers and a funky vase that you can use to decorate around the house or give as a gift. (Just in time for Mother's Day!)

Full Course

Dance with Me ages 2-3 Drop In (May 10)

$10

with Emily Brown

Calendar May 10, 2021 at 3 pm

For Ages 2-3 with Parent, Guardian or Adult Family Member

 This registration is for May 10 class only.

Join the fun as you and your toddler move along to energetic songs and perform exercises designed to work with the developing motor skills of your toddler for a safe and enjoyable experience! Not only will your child have a blast in our toddler dance class, but they will also learn important physical and personal skills, including balance, coordination, rhythm, socialization, and self-expression, just to name a few. Perhaps one of the greatest benefits is that all of this development is happening with you by their side, sharing in treasured memories that will last a lifetime!

Sweatin' to the '80s - Adult Cardio Class (May 10)

$10

with EMD Instructor

Calendar May 10, 2021 at 7:30 pm

This registration is for the May 10th class only.

There is a class limit of 6 so pre-registration is encouraged.

Get ready to move, shake, smile, and work it 80’s style! We're channeling a whole lot of '80s with this 45-minute workout of nonstop dancing, mixing cardio with strength-based toning. The only equipment needed is a sweatband since this much cardio will leave you dripping! Lace up your sneakers, grab your scrunchie and leg warmers for this fitness dance class that is an epic-workout-disguised-as-a-dance-party! By the end of this class, you’ll be sure to feel a total body engagement and come out feeling stronger than ever! The best part? No professional dance experience or training required! “Sweat Into the 80’s” is a dance fitness class for every level!





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