This workshop is designed to be engaging, informative and fun. Participates will see examples of creative work from some of the best artists of the past and present. Through the unique assignments that Harry has developed over the years, students will be challenged to see differently; to make rather than just take pictures.
Creative techniques will be explained in great detail. Exercises are designed to help each person find their own style. Weekly classes will include presentations on topics ranging from; seeing outside the box, breaking the rules of composition and using the camera’s basic controls creatively. Students will photograph on location each week and return to the workshop to discuss their experiences, ask questions and share each other’s work. This is a small workshop limited to only 10 participates. Beginners to advanced are welcomed.
When | Saturdays | February 22 through March 21 ( Five Weeks)
Time | 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost | $175 Non-members | $150 Art Center Members (includes 5 days – limited to 10 students)
About Harry Boyd
Forty years as a photo illustrator and art educator, Harry
returned to his Texas roots and the Coastal Bend. Known for
his unique, creative approach to his professional work, he
combined a classical art education with a compassionate
eye and strong sense of design. Whether photographing a
civil war or creating magazine covers, he pushed himself to
find the most creative way to present his subjects. He was a
regular contributor to Texas Monthly, with contributions to
CNN, Newsweek, Denver Magazine and corporations such
as IBM and AT&T. He began full time teaching 20 years ago.
Developing engaging programs based on his book, ”A
Creative Approach To Controlling Photography”. Harry,
has been selected twice for “Who’s Who In American
Education”. He is presently photographing the people and
wildlife along the Texas Coast.