Mar
23
to Mar 24

Encaustic Wax

Phoenix

Phoenix

Come get messy with encaustic wax for two days of creative energy making photographic art beyond the ordinary. This workshop will guide you through the steps to create “one of a kind” art pieces blending photography and the art of encaustic painting. Joyce will guide you through the steps to prepare commercial beeswax for encaustic and learn different techniques of working with thin and heavy layers of wax. You will experiment with painting techniques to add subtle touches of color to the photographic image, and then working in a painterly manner, adding collage elements to turn the photograph into a painting whereby the original photograph becomes merely a reference.

Dates:
Sat,  March 23, 2019      9am - 5pm
Sun, March 24, 2019      9am -  5pm

Cost: $395 includes lunch, Class limit 6 participants

Location: Joyce Wilson Studio, Santa Barbara, CA

Equipment: Please bring at least 5-10 images on laptop, external hard drive, or Jump drive. Laptop loaded with Photoshop. If you do not have a laptop, please advise.

Registration: Please send payment through Paypal to jw@joycewilson.com and include your name and email address in the "Note" section. If you prefer to pay by check, please contact Joyce at jw@joycewilson.com

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Feb
23
to Feb 24

Photogravure

Eternal Echoes

Eternal Echoes

Come get creative with solar plates and ink for a two-day photographic art workshop and a bit of artistic insanity.  This extensive workshop will guide you through the steps to create prints using the photogravure solar plate process.  During the first day, you will be working in Photoshop to adjust your images properly, print digital negatives and create solar plates.  On day two you will be inking plates and using the etching press to create your one of a kind photogravures. *Basic knowledge of Photoshop is required. 

Dates:
Sat,  Feb 23, 2019      9am - 5pm
Sun, Feb 24, 2019      9am -  5pm

Cost: $395 includes lunch, Class limit 6 participants

Location: Joyce Wilson Studio, Santa Barbara, CA

Equipment: Please bring at least 5-10 images and a laptop with Photoshop (30-day free trial available on Adobe’s website)

Registration: Please send payment through Paypal to jw@joycewilson.com and include your name and email address in the "Note" section. If you prefer to pay by check, please contact Joyce at jw@joycewilson.com

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Jan
25
to Jan 27

Figurative, Photoshop Compositing & Collage

Pligth Thee My Troth

Pligth Thee My Troth

Rebirth

Rebirth

Portraiture and figurative imagery continue to be a fascinating and daunting challenge for photographers. Learn lighting patterns used by painters and master photographers through the ages for portraiture and artistic figurative work. Joyce will guide you with demonstrations and each participant will work with models to create unique images. You will learn to think and work like an artist… adding texture layers, and compositing elements with Photoshop and NIK software to alter and enhance the original image to a subtler art form. Your finished composite will be printed on luscious art papers, collage elements added along with pastel or paint techniques applied to create one of a kind art pieces.
Basic knowledge of Photoshop is not required, but extremely helpful. We will be able to guide you, if you are new to PS.

Dates:
Fri, Jan 25       1pm -5pm
Sat, Jan 26      9am -5pm     
Sun, Jan 27     9am –5pm

Cost: $425 includes lunch, Class limit 6 participants

Location: Joyce Wilson Studio, Santa Barbara, CA

Equipment:

  • Digital camera with lenses and accessories you use.

  • Cell phone is permissible.

  • A card reader to download files.

  • Laptop with Photoshop (30-day trial available on Adobe’s website).

Registration: Please send payment through Paypal to jw@joycewilson.com and include your name and email address in the "Note" section. If you prefer to pay by check, please contact Joyce at jw@joycewilson.com

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Aug
11
to Aug 12

Photogravure

Come get creative with solar plates and ink for a two-day photographic art workshop and a bit of artistic insanity. Photogravure printmaking is among the earliest, most beautiful and labor-intensive of traditional photographic processes dating back to the mid-1800’s.

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Jul
28
to Jul 29

Photogravure

Come get creative with solar plates and ink for a two-day photographic art workshop and a bit of artistic insanity. Photogravure printmaking is among the earliest, most beautiful and labor-intensive of traditional photographic processes dating back to the mid-1800’s.

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Oct
1
to Oct 2

Creative Photographic Processes

Are you ready to jump off the cliff and create art with your photographs?  Two days of exploration, and getting messy with wax, gesso, varnish, solvents, paint and inkjet printing on unique and luscious substrates.  We will select images from your archives to create unique art pieces...adding texture layers, working with Photoshop and NIK software to alter and enhance the original image.  The next step is all about PROCESS!  Joyce is the Queen of Alternative Processes, and she will guide you on this magical journey of experimentation.  

*Basic knowledge of Photoshop is not required but will be extremely helpful*

DISCLAIMER: This class is dangerous…you can become addicted to ART and never look at photography in the same light again!

Dates: October 1-2, 2016 - 9am - 5pm

Cost: $395 includes lunch

Equipment: Please bring at least 5-10 images; a laptop with Photoshop (30-day free trial available on Adobe's website)

Location: Joyce Wilson Studio, Santa Barbara, CA (address will be provided upon registration)

Registration: Please send payment through Paypal to jw@joycewilson.com and include your name and email address in the "Note" section. If you prefer to pay by check, please contact Joyce at jw@joycewilson.com

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May
21
to May 22

Handmade Albums and Mini-Books

Books of beautiful images are always cherished, and there is nothing more precious and personal than handmade books.  Come share a weekend creating one of a kind jewels to be used as gifts, promotional portfolios or merely a delightful display of your favorite work.  We will select and edit images from your archives to create a 14-16 page handmade print book.  Images can be selected to create a series of your personal work, a travel trip, or memories for a loved one.  You will leave class on Sunday evening with a beautiful, unique handmade book.

May 21, 2016 - 9am - 5pm
May 22, 2016 - 9am - 5pm


Cost: $395 includes lunch

Location: Joyce Wilson Studio

More information: workshops.brooks.edu

Contact Cyndi DiMicco to register, 805-275-5356

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Feb
7
to Feb 8

MAGIC OF PORTRAITURE

Photography has become “the other great American sport”…everyone is a photographer, but without an understanding and knowledge of LIGHT, the portrait image can be an accident looking for a place to happen.  Joyce will share her years of experience and knowledge as a portrait and fine art photographer and show how she works with light in any situation to create magical images.  READ MORE

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