Still Life Drawing Meetup
Saturday 07 October
1160 Dalton Ave S, Salt Lake City - 11:43am - 2 Hours
Any folks wanting to develop their creative drawing skills and further their understanding of the 2D world can do it here in the Still Life Drawing class. In this session we will be practicing the techniques needed to draw realistically from observation. We will be focusing on sketching plants such as flowers and trees. By the end of the meetup, you will have a better understanding of the keys to realistically represent any form you see in the real world. So bring out your sketchbooks and let's get creative!
Beginner's Drawing Class
Saturday 14 October
6351 S 900 E, Murray - 11:45am - 2 Hours
Immerse yourself in the foundations of drawing, as you embark on a journey to develop your artistic abilities to craft exquisite and expressive pieces of art. Under the guidance of our seasoned instructors, delve into the nuts and bolts of drawing, grasping concepts of perspective, proportion, shading, and composition. Experience the mystique of Mark Making techniques as we strive to transform a daunting empty page into a platform for your creativity to shine. This drawing class is a welcoming haven to novices seeking to ignite their passion for art.
The City at Night
Saturday 14 October
Main Street - 7pm - 2 Hours
Many people don't think about nighttime being a good time to do photography since there's a lack of light. However, armed with knowledge about your camera's settings and the properties of light, nighttime photography can be a lot of fun.
In this meetup, you'll learn about the best camera settings for nighttime photography. We'll also explore the kinds of light available to us and how to use that light to make some awesome photos. As always, there are exercises that will help you put your new knowledge to work.
Beginner's Photography Class
Sunday 15 October
State Street - 10am - 3 Hours
Step into the world of true photography and break free from auto-exposure. Seize this opportunity to deeper understand your camera and learn hands-on about the key elements like shutter speed, aperture, and ISO, that truly make your pictures stand out.
Engage in an intriguing session, designed to explain how these intricate settings shape your exposure. Your new-found knowledge will be put into practice as you're mentored by a skilled professional photographer, painting your creativity onto the canvas of reality. Capture the world through your lens beautifully and truly!
Nature Photography Meetup
Saturday 21 October
Sugar House Park - 10am - 2 Hours
Unleash your artistic potential with our captivating session focused on using your camera’s settings to breathe life into nature through your lens. Engage with us in an interactive exploration of composition, focus, and colour to add depth to your photography.
Picture the fields of vibrant flowers, the elegant butterfly on a leaf, or a single dewdrop on a rose petal you've seen in great professional portraits; these mesmerising visuals exist everywhere in nature. It’s all about fine-tuning your eye to see and capture these in a way that transforms the mundane into the sublime.
Join us as we delve into the various techniques to sharpen your skills, from experimenting with angles, mastering the interplay of lights and shadows, to fine-tuning your camera's settings. Elevate your photographic proficiency and learn how to make your subjects stand out. Be prepared to dive deep into the nuances of nature photography to create visually stunning pieces of art.
Outdoor Portraits Meetup
Sunday 22 October
International Peace Gardens - 10am - 2 Hours
Master the art of portrait photography under natural light with our guided workshop, covering essential posing do's and don'ts and lessons on leveraging sunlight to achieve the best results. From composing your background to handling different body types, male or female, we provide hands-on training that enriches your skill-set.
Bring a family member or a friend to model for you during practice sessions. You will need a standard 85mm lens or longer, or your trusty zoom. Wide-angle lens owners fear not, as we will explore environmental portraits as well.
Join us for this fantastic learning opportunity to perfect your portraits, and you'll be capturing the smiles of your family and friends like a pro!
Grab your gear and meet us at the North West Corner of the North West parking lot for a day filled with learning and creativity. For location details, check out: https://goo.gl/maps/6keLXPLUdKcpqWRe7.