Forty Years of Learning Embrace yourself and dream.
I have been a photographic artist and educator for nearly 40 years. I am now looking back at years of wonderful students that enriched my life, but also looking forward to some me time to do my work. Many workshops are on hold and may never be run again. I've gone from teaching on six continents as many as 20-30 weeks a year to about 6 weeks in 2019. I have been blessed with the many connections I have made. I can't give it up entirely, so I will say "Don't put off until tomorrow what you can enjoy today. It may not be there tomorrow." How well we know that in 2020. A good life lesson if nothing else. True, online learning is a wonderful thing, but there is something so special about the group experience of sharing creatively with others when you can be away from it all in a special location. I will always entertain offers in exotic locations:)
I have recently returned from teaching perhaps the best workshop in Mordançage that I have ever taught. There were 3 students, all intent on learning and mindful of all the demonstrations. Everyone produced beautiful work and I suspect each will continue in the process. Going forward, that is how I choose to teach the process. Workshops at my Oakland studio for one or two people on mordançage can be scheduled for 2-3 days. You will leave with everything I know and have spent more than 25 years perfecting. Please inquire about pricing and possibilities.
The dance and figure weekend workshops are open to discussion or when a suitable venue calls to me. In 2021, I will find a suitable situation. The pandemic in 2020 has changed so much of our world, but creative people still desire creative outlets and community. We are all missing that, including me. Please inquire or ask to be on my impromptu lists. Private consultations are also possible.
Meanwhile, embrace yourself and dream. Thank you all. You have given more than I gave.