WORKSHOPS

 

 

 

SECRETS OF AMAZING iPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join artist and photographer, Tracey Grumbach, for this peek inside how to take amazing iPhone images. Tracey will teach you all the ins and outs of 4 iPhone apps that will help you improve the quality and "wow-factor" of your iPhone photography.

Instructor: Tracey Grumbach

Fee: $35

Apps required for class:

*Native iPhone Camera App- all iPhones come with this app already loaded

*Camera + (LateNite Apps) $2.99 on the App Store (possible in-app purchases)

*Hipstamatic (Hipstamatic, LLC) $2.99 on App Store (possible in-app purchases)

*Snapseed (Google, Inc.) FREE on App. Store

We will discuss tips for taking better landscape images (including how to capture dreamy waterfall images and lightning images), tips on better portraits, tips on taking actions shots, and tips on amazing close-up shots! Learn which camera app to use for each of those situations, learn the settings and controls for each scenario, and learn how to edit your photos right on your phone. 

How to Register: Online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/secrets-of-amazing-iphone-photography-tickets-47147235651  

Class size: Must have 5 registered to run; limit 15 people

Age: 14+

Notes: For iPhone only! Please bring: your iPhone to class fully charged, your iPhone charger, all 4 apps above already installed! Doors will open at 5:45PM, class starts promptly at 6:00PM. MUST REGISTER AHEAD OF TIME. NO WALK-INS!

 


 

PIERCED METAL RESIN INLAY

Session 1:

Thursday, July 19, 2018  10:00am - 1:00pm

Friday, July 20, 2018  10:00am - 12:00pm

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Session 2:

Wednesday, August 15, 2018  10:00am - 1:00pm

Thursday, August 16, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm

 

Make custom jewelry with this technique during this 2 part workshop. No previous experience required.  In the first session you will learn to cut/pierce metal in a choice of copper, bronze or sterling silver. Second session will put the finishing touches on your creation. All materials and tools are included, but feel free to bring your own magnifying glass if needed.


Instructor: Charlotte Lindgren

Fee: Copper or Bronze $92, Sterling Silver $100

How to Register: Visit Arts by the Bay Gallery, or call us at (410) 939-1818

Contact the instructor with any questions at (410) 776-5653

 


PAST WORKSHOPS


 

PHOTOSHOP BASICS

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join photographer and digital artist, Tracey Grumbach, for an introduction to Photoshop! Leave this hands-on workshop with an understanding of how to make your photos even more beautiful using the magic of Photoshop. Tracey will use her years of teaching and Photoshop experience to take the mystery out of this photo editing program.

 

You will leave with an understanding of, and hands-on practice with the following tools and adjustments:

1. Crop Tool- Learn how to use Photoshop's crop tool to crop your photos. Aspect ratio will be discussed as well as the advantages and disadvantages of cropping an image.

2. Exposure Adjustments- Learn to use the Levels and Curves Adjustments in Photoshop to create better exposure in your photos.

3. Color Management- Learn how to use the Hue/Saturation and Color Balance Adjustments to give your photos better overall color.

4. Black and White Adjustment- Learn how to use this tool to change your color photographs into unforgettable black and white photos.

5. Saving Your Photos- Learn how to best use the Save As command to keep a permanent record of the changes to your photos. File management will be discussed as well as what all the different image formats (.jpg, .png, .tif, .psd) mean.

 

Instructor: Tracey Grumbach

Location: Arts by the Bay Gallery, 307 St. John St., Havre de Grace, MD

Fee: $40 (plus Eventbrite online ticketing fee)

How to Register: Online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/photoshop-basics-tickets-46220564954

Class Size: Minimum 5, Maximum 10

Questions: Contact Tracey Grumbach at nineacresdesigns@gmail.com

Requirements: Students must bring their own laptop with Photoshop installed! Computers WILL NOT BE PROVIDED! Instructor will be teaching using a Mac computer with Photoshop CC installed. Other types of computers and Photoshop software (ie: Photoshop Elements, Photoshop CS6, etc.) is welcome but please understand there may be subtle differences. ***Please have 5 of your own photos on your computer that you'd like to work on!*** Students must be 14 years old or older.

 


 

FUNDAMENTALS OF PHOTOGRAPHY

(Taking the mystery out of shooting in manual)

Saturday, June 16, 2018

9:00am - 3:00pm

Join instructor Tracey Grumbach, photographer and artist, as she takes the mystery out of shooting in manual mode! Bring your own DSLR camera for a day long hands-on workshop on how to understand the science and art behind having complete control of the exposure of your photographs. Leave feeling confident in understanding the photography exposure triangle including ISO, Shutter Speed, and Aperture. Don't understand what these words mean? It is OK...Tracey will use her years of teaching experience to make these concepts easy to understand! Intended for beginning photographers or those who need to brush up on understanding exposure.

 

Instructor: Tracey Grumbach

Location: Arts by the Bay Gallery, 307 St. John St., Havre de Grace, MD

Fee: $70 (plus Eventbrite online ticketing fee)

How to Register: Online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fundamentals-of-photography-tickets-45629941383

Class Size: Minimum 5, Maximum 20 (*ages 14 and older, please)

Questions: Contact Tracey Grumbach at nineacresdesigns@gmail.com

Instructions: Doors open at 8:45AM. Please be on time as instruction starts immediately at 9:00AM. We will break for lunch between 12:00PM and 1:00PM. Bring your lunch or visit one of the local restaurants. Must bring your own DSLR camera with the instruction manual (if you don't have one, it is probably available online).

 


 

INTRODUCTION TO MOBILE ARTISTRY

Saturday, January 27, 2018

9:00am - 12:00pm

Enhance and transform your mobile photography into art pieces as artist Tracey Grumbach leads you step-by-step in creating beautiful mobile art projects using your iOS device! (iPhone or iPad ONLY)

Instructor: Tracey Grumbach

Fee: $50

Class Size: Minimum 5, Maximum 15

How to Register: Online at http://nineacresdesigns.zenfolio.com/mobile_artistry_workshop

Questions: Contact Tracey Grumbach at nineacresdesigns@gmail.com

IMPORTANT NOTESTHIS CLASS IS FOR iOS USERS ONLY! YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN iPHONE OR iPAD WITH THE PROPER APPS INSTALLED! COST OF APPS ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PARTICIPANT AND ARE IN ADDITION TO THE COST OF THE CLASS. SOME APPS REQUIRE IN-APP PURCHASE TO HAVE THE PROPER MATERIALS NEEDED FOR THESE PROJECTS. THEY ARE LISTED BELOW. PRICES OF APPS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND ARE NOT GUARANTEED. BY REGISTERING YOU ARE AGREEING TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

REQUIRED APPS:
1. Brushstroke (Code Organa) $3.99
2. Fragment (Pixite) $1.99
3. Distressed FX (We Are Here) $0.99
IN APP PURCHASE-Sky Beauty Pack $0.99
IN APP PURCHASE- The Neutral Texture Pack $0.99
4. Snapseed (Google, Inc.)- FREE!
5. Image Blender (JHND i Sverige AB) $3.99
6. iColorama (Katerina Alieksieienko) $2.99 (iPhone) $3.99 (iPad)
7. Mextures (Merek Davis Com, LLC) $1.99
Possible in App Purchase (these packs may or may not come standard): LEAKS PACK 2 and GRUNGE PACK

Optional: Stylus or Apple Pen (just using your finger is fine too)

 


WIRE WRAPPED BRACELET

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Saturday, August 26, 2017

10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn wire wrapping techniques using 20 gauge square and round wires with bead ornaments!

Instructor: Charlotte Lindgren

Fee: $50, includes all materials

How to Register: Visit Arts by the Bay Gallery, or call us at (410) 939-1818

Contact the instructor with any questions at (410) 776-5653

 


PASTEL PAINTING & DRAWING

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn the secrets of creating beautiful pastel paintings!

Instructor: Ellie Tryon of Arts d'Tryon Studio

Fee: $65

Class Size: Minimum of 5, Maximum of 10

How to Register: Visit Arts by the Bay Gallery, or call us at (410) 939-1818

Contact the instructor with any questions at (410) 776-3882 or ellie@artsdtryon.com

 


PAINTING ON SLATE

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Learn the techniques used for painting on slate using a butterfly motif as the topic!

Instructor: Susan Dougherty

Fee: $35, includes all materials

Class Size: Minimum of 3

How to Register: Visit Arts by the Bay Gallery, or call us at (410) 939-1818

Contact the instructor with any questions at sdougherty30@gmail.com or (410)652-5336

 


WIRE WRAPPED PENDANT

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Saturday, July 15, 2017

10:00am - 12:00pm

Create your own wearable art!

Instructor: Charlotte Lindgren

Fee: $60, includes all materials

How to Register: Visit Arts by the Bay Gallery, or call us at (410) 939-1818

Contact the instructor with any questions at (410) 776-5653

 


MINIATURE PAINTING ON RED GROUND

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Students will complete a miniature painting beginning with a red covered canvas.  Returning students may choose an individual project where they will receive personalized advanced instruction upon first obtaining approval from the instructor.

Instructor: Catherine Valle

Fee: $45, includes all materials

Class Size: Minimum of 4

How to Register: Visit Arts by the Bay Gallery, or call us at (410) 939-1818

Contact the instructor at FairieValle@yahoo.com or 410-557-8007

 


PHOTOGRAPHY WALK

Saturday, May 20, 2017

8:30am - 11:00am

Want to take your snapshots from amateur to awesome? Join photographer/digital artist Tracey Grumbach for a fun and informational day learning composition techniques and testing your new skills around town in scenic Havre de Grace!  Bring your camera!  Visit the Photo Walk Workshop facebook event page.

Fee: $35  

Class size is limited, register now!

How to register:

In person- Visit the gallery during normal business hours

By phone- Call the gallery at (410) 939-1818

Online- Visit http://nineacresdesigns.com (click on WORKSHOPS)