Sunday, June 27, 2010

Ghost Ranch Abiquiu Fuji Transfer Collage Workshop

Create beautiful, one-of-a-kind photography-based artworks that reflect the splendor of northern New Mexico while exploring Transfer and Emulsion Lift techniques using Fuji film, which is replacing Polaroid film.
With the creative environment of the Ghost Ranch as the backdrop, you will be inspired to stretch your creative muscles as you compose lasting visuals of your experience. You will learn the exciting transfer techniques and transfer to watercolor paper. With your digital camera, you will have the opportunity to explore, photograph and collect small 3-D natural items and ephemera to be included in your Fuji Transfer Collages.
You will also experiment with several hand-coloring options to enhance your artwork. A handmade book will be created to encase your artworks. You will learn several binding techniques and choose the one you want for your book. For students of all levels. No darkroom experience or equipment needed. Prints will not damaged. Bring digital camera. Optional – bring your favorite 4X6 prints of Ghost Ranch or other favorite photos.