Creating Fine Art Portraits
Presented by Paulina Gwaltney
December 10, 2022
In this fine art portrait class, Paulina Gwaltney will cover the entire process of creating her highly-styled art images. She will cover conceptualizing Fine Art image from start to finish – even on smallest budget. She will present ideas for prop making, how to do fabric draping, setting up your set, and creative posing.
She will also present how she uses everyday household items and turns them into props- from clothes to headpieces.
The workshop will have up to 3 models in variation of outfits and sets.
Attendees will have the opportunity to photograph them and apply all knowledge learned during workshop.
Finally, she will also present simple lighting setups for moody work with a painterly look.
Paulina will cover:
1. Conceptualizing story board
2. Building simple headpiece
3. Posing to express story
4. One light setup (also can be applied to constant or natural light)
5. Fabric draping
Sunday, December 11, 2022
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The studio of Paulina Gwaltney
2420 Comanche Rd. NE Suite C3
Join us for a pot luck to celebrate the holidays and a great new year.
All members are welcome to bring a plus-one and potential members.
Please sign up to bring something good to eat or drink. Adult beverages are allowed, just bring enough to share!
What’s New in Lightroom?
Hosted by Guy T Phillips, Cr. Photog, CPP
Wednesday, December 21
Did you know that Adobe updates Lightroom every other month?
Join Guy T Phillips as he helps you navigate these updates and improvements in his program, “What’s New in Lightroom?”
Every other month, Guy T will take you through the newest releases of Lightroom Classic and both the desktop and mobile versions of Lightroom. He will also take your questions on all aspects of Lightroom.
The next episode is October 19th and continues on the 3rd Wednesday of December 2022 and February 2023, from 6 to 7 PM Mountain.
Best of all, it is Free for PPANM Members.
Do you have a Lightroom question for Guy T? Ask it here.
Meet TPPA Member, Guy T Phillips
Guy T has quickly gained a reputation for a great hands-on experience from his students, with rave reviews from his many TPPA and PPA events over the last several years. His ability to simplify technology helps make this class entertaining, fun, and very informative.
As a former corporate educator, he knows how to make the learning ‘stick’, with activities that will take your gained knowledge to new skills and abilities.
He’s a member of the DPPA, an Associate Fellow with the TPPA, a PPA Craftsman, a CPP and a CPP Liaison. He also serves as a Councilor at Large on the TPPA Executive Council.
Join PPANM as we “Celebrate Photography in New Mexico” at our annual photographic conference, Feb. 24-26, 2023 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Albuquerque.
Our powerful speaker lineup includes, Stephen Stookey and Maria Arellano.
Registration is open to all photographers across New Mexico and beyond. The event features three days of programs from two of the industry’s top speakers.
Photo Fiesta kicks off on Friday afternoon. Registration includes access to all programs plus lunch and dinner on Saturday and lunch on Sunday.
Saturday and Sunday are packed with wonderful programs by our amazing instructors. Many of these programs will be hands-on as well, so bring your camera.