Concept to Creation
4 WEEK WORKSHOP
In this course, you will learn how to take a simple concept and turn it into a story-driven photo. We will explore staged narratives, frameworks for planning out ideas, color theory and composition, and conceptual self portraits. You’ll get the tools develop powerful imagery that is completely unique to you, a supportive learning environment that encourages you to dig deep within yourself and take risks, and the skills to plan and produce photos that are mindful of each detail in the frame.
By the end of the course, you’ll have four (or more!) conceptual photos of your own and a rewarding new creative process to guide your future work.
Create with the intention of telling YOUR unique story.
“This workshop is designed to be a safe space for you to explore your thoughts and emotions. I want to challenge you to be open to all of your creative ideas so that we can become better storytellers together.”
WEEKLY WRITTEN & VIDEO LESSONS
This week, we'll work through exercises to explore concepts, deconstruct sources of creative inspiration, and develop a concrete plan that culminates in your first creative image of the workshop!
Let's dig deeper to learn all about the keys to successful storytelling, including staged narrative, explicit and implicit meanings in imagery, and mise en scene.
We're headed into visual elements this week, with color theory (including color schemes, color connotations, and color planning) and the key compositional devices that make our stories stronger.
To be successful storytellers, we must push ourselves to be vulnerable and open ourselves up to the world. In our final lesson together, we discuss several possible directions for conceptual self-portraits – and ultimately challenge ourselves to step into the frame.