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The Packinghouse Gallery & Photography Studio

Jay MarinoDigital Imaging Classes

Photoshop Techniques $75.00
Introduction to Adobe Elements and Photoshop $75.00 Saturday morning
LEARN ABOUT YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA
Getting The Most Out Of Your Digital Camera $75.00
How To Improve Your Images $75.00
These classes will help you understand the many choices you have with digital photography. Bring your camera and camera instruction manual.
See class schedule at bottom for dates, times and additional details

6166 9th Ave North Saint Petersburg Florida 727-596-7822

To register for classes call the gallery or email the gallery

Classes in Art & Photography

If you are interested in a class we will pass your information to the artist for the location nearest you until we are setup and ready.

Click on the "Underlined Links" below to view the details of the classes

Michael Hancock PortraitLandscape Photography - Capturing the Essence of Place

Instructor: Michael Hancock
The realm of landscape photography ranges from the grand to the intimate, focusing on place rather than thing. Join Tampa Bay area photographer Michael Hancock for a morning of exploring the art of landscape photography in its many forms. Michael will focus on the creative aspects of landscape photography, but will also cover many technical tools that will help you capture your ideas. Bring 5 slides of your own for discussion.

Cost: $55

If you are interested please call the gallery. The class will be scheduled when we have enough students.

Additional information about our speaker and sample of his work
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Basic Drawing (Perspective) with Bill Underwood

Creating the illusion of depth in your drawings by using one point, two point, and atmospheric perspective.

The foundation of all good paintings & drawings, no matter how beautifully shaded and colored, is the correctness of perspective in the drawing of the form and the depth of the objects portrayed.

Basic Drawing (learning to see)

Improve your drawing skills. Utilizing the classic still life, you will learn proportion and

shading techniques to make your drawings more lifelike.

No drawing experience is required!

Beginning Drawing

Start at the very beginning and learn the shape and form of objects. In the 4-week session you? ?!"ll learn structure, composition, movement and value distribution. Work at your own pace using pencil and charcoa

Beginning Painting

For the very beginner. Learn in the classical form about mixing colors, composition, shading and blending. Subject matter will begin with simple still life and landscape compositions. You will have the opportunity to follow your preference in style from realism to abstraction

Intermediate to Advanced Painting ( Both Oil and Acrylic)

Additional Information and samples of Toni's Work can be found on Toni's Artist Page
Additional Information and samples of her work can be found on Casandra's Artist Page
PAINTED SILKS 101

Creating art on silk as your canvas.You will leave with a finished work of wearable art. We Will work with wax or gutta. Come with an idea and Toni will help you put it on silk.

PAPERMAKING

Paper making students will experience the process of molding paper using a deckle frame. We will be recycling to make a slurry as well as using several types of materials as additives to enhance the finished paper. Wear old clothes an be prepared to get into the pulp of it

KEEPSAKE ARTWORK
(FAMILY MEMORIES
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Communicate your personal History into art work,with the use of image transfers, paint and family items. Toni's enthusiasm will spark your creativity

samples of Bill's work and additional info can be found

at Bills Artist page

Mixed Media Arts with Toni young

Introduction to Basic Photography Techniques

Portrait of Kevin Peterswith Kevin Peters $75.00
Learn to use your camera's manual functions to your creative advantage. This is a short course on manual camera basics with a professional twist. Learn how to get the most out of your camera. This course is taught in a step-by-step format that walks you through the basics but leads you to a whole new world of creative possibilities. The course is a must for the beginning photographer or rusty enthusiast. A fun, educational time is guaranteed for all. Camera cleaning and general maintenance, understanding shutter speeds, understanding aperture controls, metering, film speed and sensivity, flash and available light photography compostion and a whole lot more.

Digital Photography for Kids

with Jay Marino

Digital photography for kids will be an after school class for kids from 10-15 interested in learning about photography. It will be a series of three week classes based on Thoroughly Basic Digital Photography
classes are limited to 10 students. We will be holding classes after school on Wednesday's
Class will be starting as soon as we have enough students registered. Call the gallery or email us to register
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Painting And Drawing Classes with Casandra Gordon-Harris

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Jay MarinoPhotographing People

with Jay Marino $75.00
How to get great images of Children, Friends and Family
These classes will help you improve your skills, understand the fundamentals of people photography and how to be a better photographer.
Date, Times and additional details
If you are interested please call the gallery. The class will be scheduled when we have enough students

Rob MoormanAutomatic Isn't Automatically Correct

with Rob Moorman $75.00
Learn to use your camera's manual functions to your creative advantage. This is a short course on manual camera basics with a professional twist. Learn from a full-time professional how to get the most out of your camera. This course is taught in a step-by-step format that walks you through the basics but leads you to a whole new world of creative possibilities. The course is a must for the beginning photographer or rusty enthusiast. A fun, educational time is guaranteed for all
If you are interested please call the gallery. The class will be scheduled when we have enough students
Date, Times and additional details

Studio Lighting and Basic Portraiture

With Jim Swallow

5 weeks long $125.00

This class is a basic studio lighting class covering all types of lighting for people and products. We will also cover basic portrait posing technique in the studio and outdoors using a variety of light sources.