iPhone Photography workshopS

Teaching Artist: Lisa Jo Rudy
Ages 16+

Finding your Angle
Even the most beautiful views can result in poor photos unless they’re photographed correctly. In this workshop, you will gain confidence and control of the iPhone camera to take high-quality photos that will look like professional shots. Topics will include "how to find a subject," "how to compose a photo," "how to take sunset photos," "how to use lighting,” and tips for quality photos. Once you apply the techniques that pros use, you can photograph dramatic and personal scenes that tell powerful stories and convey emotion. This workshop includes a mini-field trip and “show and tell” of photos taken in class.
Barnstable  |  Saturday, February 2 |  10-12pm  |  Tuition: $38  |  Register

The Amazing Tools in your Pocket
If you own an iPhone, you own a very fine camera along with a whole suite of tools for taking, organizing, and editing your photos. In this workshop, you’ll discover what’s “hidden” in your iPhone camera including tools for focusing, cropping, adjusting, sizing, organizing, sending, saving, and printing photos. You’ll also learn about some hard-to-find but useful iPhone tools for improving your photos and taking impressive action photos, panoramas, and more. At the end of the workshop you’ll be introduced to two FREE apps for improving your selfies and portraits and turning ordinary photos into “works of art.”
For this workshop please download the free apps: Facetune 2 and Prisma
Barnstable  |  Saturday, February 9 |  10-12pm  |  Tuition: $38  |  Register

Creating Artistic iPhone Photos
Easy-to-use, low-cost apps make it easy to turn ordinary iPhone photographs into impressive works of art. Learn to use Enlight, Becasso, and HandyPhoto for simple and complex edits. You’ll discover tools for turning photos into “oil paintings,” melding multiple photos, creating “color pop” images, using an array of filters, and removing unwanted objects from your images.  This workshop is guaranteed to leave you inspired and ready to explore a whole new world of creativity.
For this workshop please download these apps (total cost about $6):

  • Enlight Creative Photo Editing (BLUE version—not purple version)
  • Becasso
  • HandyPhoto

Barnstable  |  Saturday, February 16 |  10-12pm  |  Tuition: $38  |  Register


Teaching Artist: Molly Rowland
A fun and easy-going program for those who wish to tap their creativity in a social setting. We'll explore a variety of art materials and techniques with new projects each week. Prepare to be inspired! 

Falmouth  |  Tuesdays, 6-8pm
FEB 5 - MAR 5  |  $60  |  Register

Barnstable  |  Fridays, 5:30-6:30pm
JAN 4 - JAN 25  |  $60  |  Register
FEB 8 - MAR 8  |  $60  |  Register
MAR 15 - APR 12  |  $75  |  Register
APR 26 - MAY 17  |  $75  |  Register
MAY 24 - JUN 21  |  Register  

Art Appreciation ~ Eaglemania: Japanese Art in guilded age america

The world of Japanese Art in Gilded Age America comes to life in this exciting class taught by esteemed art historian, Susan Pennington. Studies will include various objects and paintings that depict scenes from Japanese life such as Meiji Japanese paintings (1867-1912), woodblock prints, bronze, silver and ivory, sculptures, folding screens, scroll paintings, netsuke, lacquerware, ceramics and textiles. The history of famous collectors and their homes will also be discussed.

Barnstable  |  FEB 7 - MAR 28  |  Thursdays, 1-3pm  |  Tuition $80  |  Register
Falmouth  |  FEB 5 - MAR 26  |  Tuesdays, 1-3pm  |  Tuition $80  |  Register

Cultural Caravan to McMullen Museum at Boston College 

Join the art appreciation class on an optional "cultural caravan" bus trip to view the exhibition, “Eaglemania: Collecting Japanese Art in Gilded Age America” in the McMullen Museum at Boston College. Viewing this exhibit will help put the artwork studied in class into context. After lunch at the BC faculty lounge or the Student Union, students will tour the Chestnut Hill Reservoir Waterworks, a museum which includes the engines that circulated 19th century Boston’s water. 

Wednesday, March 20  |  $50 + cost of lunch  |  Register
Departing from the Falmouth campus, 9am; the Bourne Rotary, 9:15am; and the Sagamore Park & Ride, 9:30am