Photography & New Media

Code: P0816-21

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      Open to All

      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

The Hybrid Image: paint and pixels

Jul 26 - 30, 2021

9AM-5PM

Concept

Uncover the endless possibilities of alternative digital printing and expand the scope of your art-making toolbox. Digital cameras and smartphones allow photographers to capture images of the everyday ordinary as well as the ephemeral extraordinary. But so often these images are lost to the digital cloud. In this workshop, participants print onto film and transfer the images to paper, metal and plexiglass. Students build their images letting the original stand or by adding acrylic painting and drawing to their work. Photographic processes that apply to image-making are presented, as well as correct cutting and adhesive procedures. The week’s work results in a broadened idea of what the Hybrid image can achieve visually as well as a deepened appreciation for the almost limitless possibilities in image making.

Media

Direct printing; image transfers on paper, metal, wood, plastics and fabric; acrylic paint, Adobe Photoshop, transfer mediums, students are encouraged to bring images to use a source material.

Faculty

Benjamin Timpson

Benjamin Timpson received his MFA from Indiana University and is currently an Assistant Professor of Photography at Arizona State University. Benjamin is a Yale-Smithsonian Poynter Fellow.

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Ben Timpson, Twins, Cicada, June Beetle, Orchid, Alyssum, - detail

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Photography & New Media

Photography has always been a vital part of Anderson Ranch, one in which students explore visual storytelling through a variety of contexts and concepts. The program has uniquely evolved to focus on both traditional photography and new media— making it one of the only workshop settings of its kind. Three floors of the Fischer Photography Center house state-of-the-art equipment, including three photography studios, two Mac labs, a traditional darkroom, and a lighting studio with strobe and continuous lighting for photography and video.

All Photography workshops are rooted in the same idea—powerful art requires rigorous inquiry of techniques and ideas. We focus on technical skills, content and critical dialog. Students have access to color-managed media labs equipped with 24-inch iMacs, flatbed and film scanners, Epson printers, and cutting-edge software including Adobe Creative Cloud. When appropriate, students utilize strobe and tungsten lighting equipment, seamless backdrops, green screen, audio and video recording equipment and Epson large-format printers.

The Ranch Photography and New Media team creates an inspiring environment, allowing artists of all levels to explore lens-based media and the journey of artistic discovery in the unparalleled setting of the Colorado Rockies.

Anderson Ranch is happy to extend a 20% Summer Workshop tuition discount for SPE members. Please register online and then email reg@andersonranch.org with your membership information and we will make the adjustment once you are in the system. You are also welcome to call 970-924-5089 to register.

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Workshop Details

Supply List

Many of the items you'll need are available in the ArtWorks Store. Please click "View Full Supply List" to see a comprehensive list of items you'll need for this workshop.

Cadmium Yellow Medium available from the Artworks Webstore here: https://anderson-ranch-artworks-store.shoplightspeed.com/acrylic-paint-hb-series-7-cp-cadmium-yellow-medium.html

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Cadmium Yellow Light available from the Artworks Webstore here: https://anderson-ranch-artworks-store.shoplightspeed.com/acrylic-paint-hb-series-7-cp-cadmium-yellow-light.html

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Cadmium Red (deep)

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Alizarin Crimson

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Ultramarine Blue

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Cerulean Blue

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Phthalo Green (Yellow Shade)

Phthalo Green or Viridian

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Viridian

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Yellow Ochre

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Burnt umber

Burnt umber or Raw umber

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Raw umber

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Titanium

Titanium or Zinc white, or a combination of the two

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Zinc White

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5-10 artists’ brushes

from very large to very small, including any soft watercolor or Japanese brushes

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Foam Brushes

Drawing materials like charcoal and kneaded erasers, etc., and/or ink and foam brushes

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Scissors

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X-Acto knife

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Water containers and spray bottles

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Sponges

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Lodging & Meals

Anderson Ranch closely follows guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the State of Colorado and the Pitkin County Health Department. In order to operate safely during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Anderson Ranch has made significant modifications to our housing and meal offerings.

Summer 2022 workshop participants ages 13 and up will be required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination. Studio program participants are required to show proof that they have received the complete Covid-19 vaccine (i.e., two weeks have passed after receiving the second dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer MRNA vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine). Additionally, if six months have passed since completing the Moderna or Pfizer series or two months have passed since receiving the J & J vaccine, then a booster is also required. Ideally the booster would have been administered at least two weeks prior to coming to Anderson Ranch.

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritizes the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations.

COVID-19 Safety Plan

Anderson Ranch is closely following local and national health and safety guidance. At this time, Anderson Ranch visitors and public program and event participants are not required to show proof of vaccination. Studio and artistic program participants ages 13 and up will be required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination.
Studio and artistic program participants are required to show proof that they have received the complete Covid-19 vaccine (i.e., two weeks have passed after receiving the second dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer MRNA vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine). Additionally, if six months have passed since completing the Moderna or Pfizer series or two months have passed since receiving the J & J vaccine, then a booster is also required. Ideally the booster would have been administered at least two weeks prior to coming to Anderson Ranch. Click here for additional health and safety information.

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Scholarships & College Credit

Making Art Accessible

Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

Many colleges and universities offer college credit for workshops taken at Anderson Ranch. Click below to learn more.

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