Tuesday, May 22, 2012

BUSY END-OF-MAY & JUNE FOR EVERYONE @ CA!

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SUMMER WORKSHOPS! 11 Great workshops starting soon, plus drop your art off the for THE BIG SHOW, Sunday June 17th!

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KIDS Arte en Estambre Workshop
WHEN: 2 Thursdays: May 24, 31, 3:30-6 PM
WHERE:
Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore
TUITION: FREE!
Registration required, call 410.276.1651.
Ages 8 and up

Back by popular demand! CA resident and internationally known Mexican artist Francisco "Paco" Loza teaches an indigenous Huíchol Indian art form, arte en estambre, drawing with brightly colored yarn on boards coated with resin and beeswax. En español and English.

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Beginners Stained Glass
with Joe Burk 
WHEN: Saturday, May 26, 10 AM-3 PM w/ lunch break
TUITION:
Adv reg $35, $30 mbrs. Walk-in $40, $35 mbrs.  Includes materials. 
FREE to Highlandtown seniors, all ages welcome.

Cut, grind, foil and solder a decorative piece for your garden in this 4-hour class w/ Highlandtown original, Joe Burk! A self-taught stained glass artist since 1973, Joe takes great pride in building models, as demonstrated in his award winning Tiffany-inspired lamp and to-scale bugeye boat.

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Greenscreen Basics
with Craig Herron 
WHEN: Saturday, May 26, 10 AM-4 PM
TUITION: Adv reg $100, $80 mbrs. Walk-in $120, $100 mbrs.  
Register Now!

Learn how to light and shoot green screen and actor/s, then key out the actors using Keylight in After Effects. Finally learn how to composite the keyed actors with both still and video backgrounds. Herron is the winner of many awards including the Cine Golden Eagle for his short visual effects-heavy movies. You will use a portable green screen set up that you can make yourself from pvc pipe as well as do it yourself CFL lights that are cheap to make and use. We will be shooting with a Canon T2i DSLR camera.

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Beginner Encaustic Weekend
with Sandy Engel
WHEN: Saturday, June 2, and Sunday, June 3, 10 AM-3 PM
TUITION:
Adv reg. $150, $135 mbrs. Walk-in $165, $150 mbrs.  Includes $50 materials.
Register Now!

Long time CA supporter Sandy Engel teaches a weekend-long two day workshop. With its roots in ancient Egypt, encaustic painting is made from mixing pigment in beeswax to create a luminous, translucent surface. All levels welcome! 

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All-Day Production Workshop
with Nsenga Burton

WHEN: Saturday, June 2, 11 AM-5 PM (bring lunch)
TUITION:
Adv. reg only: $140, $110 mbrs.
Register Now!

Got a story you want to tell? Learn how to make it into a short movie, from start to finish, in this boot camp production workshop with Goucher Professor, filmmaker, and writer Nsenga Burton. Participants will write, produce, edit and screen five-minute short films. The film can fall under a number of genres including experimental, documentary, fiction or non-fiction. Participants wanting to adapt a story to a screenplay should bring the completed story in electronic form (thumb drive).

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CAmm Cine Salon 
WHEN:
1st Mondays: JunE 4. 7:30 PM, doors & networking @7 PM. 
TUITION:
$5, FREE for mbrs.

Bring your new film or work-in-progress (max length 15min) and have a critical conversation with peers, moderated by a hard-hitting but benevolent host. Open mic for filmmakers! Share project info & needs, and learn about what's going on in your film community. Drink specials! Hosted by Grasshopper. In the Marquee Lounge. More Info!

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Photoshop Basics
WHEN:
3 Thursdays: June 7, 14, 21. 7-9 PM
TUITION:
Adv. reg $150, $120 mbrs. Walk-in $170, $145 mbrs.
Register Now!

Are you an aspiring shutterbug who would love to learn more about enhancing and editing your images? Learn your way around Photoshop CS5's basics, in 3 easy, hands-on sessions! This workshop includes an introduction to the language of file formats, print ratios, color modes, saving techniques, and the many exciting enhancement tools CS5 has to offer. Leave the class feeling comfortable and confident in your skills and craving further exploration. Taught by camera geek and Photoshop lover Jill Fannon.

CAmm Cage Orientation

CAmm Cage Orientation 
WHEN:
2nd & 4th Mondays: June 11 & 25
TUITION:
FREE!

A required FREE workshop for anyone renting equipment from the CAmm Cage. Meet the staff, preview our gear and get the low-down on how to rent. E-mail cage@creativealliance.org

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The Lawyer is In!
FREE Legal Consultation with Walt Lehmann 
WHEN: 3rd Saturdays: June 16., Jul 21, Aug 18. 10 AM-noon.
ADMISSION:
FREE! Call 410-276-1651  to register. Appointments every 20 minutes. 

Walt Lehmann, of Lehmann Strobel PLC, assists creative professionals with intellectual property issues, and more. Have a question? Have at him! Walt will do his best to give you an answer, or at least point you in the right direction. 

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Woodberry Cocktails
with Corey Polyoka    

Theme: Summer Loving: Beach coolers, Southern Classics, and Front Stoop Sangria

WHEN: 3rd Wednesdays: JunE 20, 7:30-9PM
TUITION:
Adv reg $30, $25 mbrs. Walk-in $35, $30 mbrs.
Register Now, Filling up Quick!

Emphasizing homemade ingredients and raw creativity, the cocktails at Woodberry Kitchen have their own following. Mixologist Corey Polyoka shares their approach, pouring drinks for the class from behind the bar, and sharing the history, techniques and latest trends of the craft. In the Marquee Lounge.

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Baltimore Screenwriters' Meet Up
WHEN:
4th Tuesdays: JunE 26. 7-9 PM
TUITION:
$5
Register Now!

An informal meeting for professional and aspiring screenwriters! Coffee, networking, moral support, feedback on works-in-progress, peer advice and inspiration included. Good times that make you want to WRITE!

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OPEN MINDS ART CLUBS 
WHEN:
July 3- Aug 7  
TUITION:
FREE!

Free Classes start in July - Sign up now! Contact Karen Summerville at 410.276.1651 or karen@creativealliance.org as soon as possible to receive a permission slip.

  • Open Minds Art Club at Southeast Anchor Library
    Tuesdays & Thursdays 1-3:30 PM, Jul 3-Aug 7
    Ages 8-11, 3601 Eastern Ave
  • Open Minds Art Club at Patterson Park Library
    Tuesdays & Thursdays 1-3:30 PM, Jul 3-Aug 7
    Ages 8-11, 158 N. Linwood Ave
  • Open Minds Art Club at Creative Alliance
    Tuesdays & Thursdays 1-3:00 PM, Jul 3-Aug 7

    Ages 5-7
  • Open Minds TEEN Art Club at Creative Alliance
    Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-6 PM, Jul 3-Aug 7

    Ages 12 & up