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Embrace Your Curiosity: Creative Process Workshop

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Bushwick, Brooklyn
736 Bushwick Ave
Btwn Hart & Lawton Streets
Brooklyn, New York 11221
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 13 and older
Average Class Size: 12

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this photography class:

Have you been struggling with your ideas or creative process? Do you feel creatively stuck and unsure of how to get unstuck? Do you simply want to bring more creativity and innovation into your artistic practice or life in general? Then this class is for you!

Deeply ingrained in our culture is the belief that creativity is an innate ability allotted only to a gifted few, when the reality is that creativity can be learned, practiced and honed. Like the creative process itself this course will be some part practical, logical, roadmaps and some part wild-ride, see-with-your-eyes-closed, get vulnerable, embrace failure, and get ready to experiment, follow your curiosity and try anything!  

This class will use the photographic medium as a tool for students to explore the creative process along with short readings, A/V content, and various in-class and homework exercises. Students will learn how to tap into their innate creative abilities and gain tools to combat fears and perfectionism and shake up their normal routine in healthy ways in order to create space for new ideas. 

Texts drawn from will include Art and Fear, The Artist’s Way, Big Magic, The Photographer’s Playbook and others.
 
Who should take this class

This workshop is ideal for students who feel like they have hit a creative roadblock, want to get creatively un-stuck or anyone who wants to shake up their creative practice in general. 

Also useful for those who want to move beyond the technical and start thinking more deeply about why they make work and what are some stumbling blocks that might be preventing them from moving forward creatively.

High-level camera skills are not necessary, but knowledge of basic manual operation is recommended.

What to bring

Your camera.  Additional lenses you may have are encouraged.  
Prerequisites

If you are not familiar with controlling exposure through aperture, shutter speed and ISO, and generally working in manual mode, we recommend signing up for a beginner class like 1 Day Workout: Camera Warm-Up! 

Preparations: 
  • Be in a weather-appropriate attire for going outside. 
  • Bring charged batteries (and spare if possible), and a clean memory card.

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Students must give notification 72 hours or more in advance to receive full refund/transfer credit. Request made within 72 hours will be charged a 25% withdrawal fee. No refunds granted after the beginning of class.

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BKC is a photo, video and creative education center located in the heart of Dumbo, Brooklyn.  Our basic philosophy is simple: cut the crap.  We’re founded upon the idea of learning by doing, whether it's hands-on classes in studio lighting, a workshop on shooting HD Video for Youtube,...

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