Workshops

Learn With Other Artists & Artisans

 

These popular workshops and programs are taught by professional photographer Eric Law, who shares his knowledge and insights about photographing artwork in a way that is sure to enhance the quality of the images you use.

We also offer private lessons for individuals and small groups, and the content and length can be tailored to your particular interests and needs.

What’s Coming Up?

“Five Essentials” Program on October 14

I’ll be presenting my 1-hour Five Essentials for Great Images program on Saturday, October 14 at the fall meeting of the Michigan Water Color Society. My presentation begins at noon.

No Workshops Are Scheduled

We’re sorry, but no workshops for artists and artisans are currently scheduled. Please check back soon for updates.

Workshops for Artists & Artisans

“Bootcamp”

This intensive one-day workshop teaches you the fundamentals of how to photograph your artwork with either a traditional digital camera or the camera in a mobile device and to prepare the images for juried shows and portfolios.

The session covers concepts and terminology, camera features, and how to light and photograph a variety of artwork. You also learn how to process the images using Photoshop® Elements or a photo app and format them for exhibition entries and other uses. Included is a workbook with material from the workshop for future reference.

“Masterclass”

This comprehensive two-day workshop teaches you how to photograph your artwork like an expert with either a traditional digital camera or the camera in a mobile device and to prepare the images for different uses.

The sessions cover both basic and advanced concepts, camera features, and how to light and photograph a variety of artwork, from paintings to sculpture, fabric, and jewelry. You also learn how to process the images using Photoshop® Elements or a photo app and format them for competitions, sharing online, or reproduction. Included is a detailed workbook with material from the workshop for future reference.

Programs for Artist Groups

“Five Essentials for Great Images”

This one-hour program for artists and artisans covers the five essentials for successfully photographing your art and getting great images. Topics include the important camera settings, lighting basics, and how to get the correct exposure, along with how to quickly edit the images and the easiest way to format them for show entries. Whether your members use a traditional digital camera or the camera in a phone or tablet to photograph their artwork, the program is a must-have on your schedule.

About the Instructor

Eric Law is a professional photographer, consultant, and the founder of ShootMyArt™. He works exclusively with artists and galleries to present their artwork at its best.

What Participants Say

Now in their seventh year, our workshops and programs consistently earn high marks from participants:

“Thanks so much for speaking to our group! I received MANY favorable comments regarding your presentation!! I am putting to use what I learned. Thanks!!!”

“Your program was great & geared toward us as artists. It exceeded my expectations.”

“It was all the information I wanted given in an easy to understand format.”

“The entire workshop was excellent. This is the way workshops should be presented and organized.”

“Very helpful and informative.”

“Learned lots!”

Read about the Surface Design Association of Michigan’s “Bootcamp” workshop experience.

We make it easy for you to help your artist members have high-quality images of their artwork. If your art group, art center or gallery would like to schedule a program at one of your upcoming meetings or host one of our workshops for your members, please contact us for more information.

We also offer an affiliate program for discounts on our regularly scheduled studio workshops. Ask us for details.