Photography and Bookmaking Workshops Offered at North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement
Wed, 02/16/2011 - 2:51pm
Registration is now open for two spring workshops at UNC Asheville's North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement. The hands-on courses, which are open to students of all ages and skills, include lessons in digital photography and bookmaking.
Award-winning photographer Bill Roskind will teach the “Using Your Digital Camera Effectively” workshop from 9 a.m.-noon on March 14, 16 and 18. The workshop will focus on learning to use the features of digital cameras to dramatically improve picture quality. Cost for the workshop is $105. An optional hour-long one-on-one session with the instructor will be available for $30 payable to the instructor.
Textile artist Jean McGrew will lead the "Creating Handmade Books" workshop from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on April 9 and 10. Students will create handmade books using a variety of techniques, including origami pocket book, diagonal pocket accordion book and match box book. Cost for the workshop is $100, plus a $20 materials fee payable to the instructor.
Additional workshops will be offered later in the spring and summer, including National Wildlife Federation habitat steward training, outdoor photography lessons and a fast-and-fun watercolor class.
For more information or to register for the workshops, call vist the North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement Web site or call 828.251.6140.